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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.

 

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 I Outline: Tips and Tricks

Outlining is hella hard.  Some of y’all may be prantsers but personally, I am a strong planner.  That’s just how I work and I outline a certain way that helps me understand my story better. Finding your own outlining technique is a whole other hurdle to jump over and that’s before you even started outlining!  The time it takes to create a story😓.   I made a vlog to show how I outline and hopefully, it’ll help you find your own technique in outlining.  Hope y’all enjoy! #writ

How to Create Content While Mentally Ill: Helpful Advice to Fellow Writers

Mental illness is prevalent across creative communities.  It fucking sucks, man. Writers from Ernest Hemingway to J.K. Rowling have suffered from mental illness, and they sure as hell ain’t the only ones. Tons of writers have mental illnesses.  Particularly, anxiety, which is an odd observation not only I have made.  There are tons of misconceptions about mental illness but in creative communities, probably the most prevalent is the tortured artist aesthetic. I’m not here to