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Danielle Mamaril

Published writer and aspiring author

 

Recent Publications

Poetry

sing alleluia, amen

an erotic devotional poem with sapphic vibes

Flash Fiction

Deer in the Headlights

A police officer commits a crime

Short Story

The Trial of a Goldfish Killer

A lifeguard encounters a mermaid.

Poetry

Roses Still Have Thorns

A poem about eating disorders.

 

Works in Progress

Peer Review

Ghostwriting a Suicide Note
Short Story

Elias is ready to write his suicide note. As he delays the task, a mysterious force writes the letter for him.

Outlining

Currently Untitled
Novel

A fantasy world set in a country of political turmoil. We've got super powers, forbidden romance, and strong female characters.

 

How to Balance Motherhood and Writing

Hey Y’all!  This is the first ever guest blog post on this blog ever.  Dawn Kozak, a kind, and aspiring writer is here to drop some knowledge.  Take it away from Dawn! Don’t let your overwhelming life stop you from following your dreams. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the bumpy road of motherhood and writing. Don’t give up on your passions Being a mom is a full-time job, but that doesn’t mean you have to put aside everything else in your life. On the day your precio

Pet Peeves of Male Characters

I love fantastically written, male characters.  They’re likable, funny, and make me swoon over the moon.  Problem is…it doesn’t happen often enough. That’s wild though.  Male characters are awesome! Two days ago, I wrote Pet Peeves of Female Characters.  Trust me when I say that I don’t discriminate in my hate.  I hate everyone equally. So let’s take it away… 1. The Manly Man We’ve all read about this walking ball anger.  He’s always furious.  If he isn’t angry, he’s about to

How to Give Memorable Names That Will Leave an Impression

Writers can get stuck trying to find the perfect name. Personally, I love naming characters.  Finding the perfect name is the first step to developing a true character but I’ve made plenty of mistakes. So to avoid all the trouble I’ve been through, here are some tips to help ya’ll with choosing the perfect name for your characters. Don’t 1. Forget yo’ genre It would simply make sense to name your character in their genre.  A character with the name of Damon Salazar, the name

About Me

In this vlog I give a simple introduction to myself and my intentions on my youtube channel.  You should subscribe.  I’m just saying.  It would be a wise decision. #fiction #intro #writing

Why I Write

“You don’t write because you want to say something.  You write because you have something to say.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Every so often, I forget the reason I’m a writer.  I’ve never gone so far to lose myself in the pursuit of the end goal.  I’ve always enjoyed the process, but recently I’ve been marketing A LOT.  Social networking has started to take over my life as I’ve filmed videos and taken photos for my social media platforms.  Then I forgot why I’m doing it in the firs