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The 5-Part Writing Special: WIP Aesthetics, Art, and Music

Can you believe it's the last week of the link up???? Wow. Thanks sooooo much for creating this amazing link up, Julian!

It may just be the most fun, though! For now I finally have pictures to show off!

Cover my friend Lauren Grinder designed for me for book #3.. the book that started this series  :D 

A cartoon a friend of mine drew for Silent Thoughts :D 

Nano cover for my series.... yeah, it's so simple and not at all appealing ;p But it worked ;D

I have made very few collages.... I'm going to try and capture my novella series with a few pictures.
I guess each of you get to be the judge of whether or not I succeeded  ;D


I listened to a lot of Owl City while writing this series. Two songs I had on a lot were Justine Bieber's Love Yourself  and Forever Young. But this was my normal music I listened to while working, too. I also had a lot of secular Christian music playing. I'm one of those weird people that can listen to music with lyrics as I write.

In fact the lyrics actually help...

I also listened to my own music a little.

And I believe that's all, people! I do hope you enjoyed learning a little about what I'm working on! I'm currently rewriting this series. I hope to have it ready for beta readers within a few months (if you are interested in beta reading, just let me know and send me your email and I'll add you to my list!).

Eventually, within the next couple years, I hope to have it polished enough to start submitting to publishers!

Make sure to check out the rest of the group's posts! Thank you, Julian, for starting up the writing link-up! I enjoyed it tremendously.


  1. Well done for getting so much done! I hope you're able to achieve publication with this series. Pursuing publication is extremely brave, then again I'm just a writer who hasn't made many steps into that area but I know that it's honestly such hard work.

    1. It is hard work... but pursuing anything is hard! I don't know if it's brave? Sure, it's hard. I have to work, do make choices. And hopefully someone with authority likes what I do... So, yeah, very scary ;D But I think it's worth doing. Thanks so much, Grace!

  2. Awesome post, Keturah!

    That mock cover looked SO COOL!


    1. Thanks! I forgot to get a picture of it, but my friend also made me a hardcover book with that cover, just more green :) It looks pretty neat :D

  3. OWL CITY!!! <3 <3 Love his music! :D

    These. Aesthetics. Are. Awesome. All these very different pictures intrigue me to no end. Your series sounds SO amazing, Keturah, and I wish you the best of luck with rewrites/edits and your plans for publishing! <3

    1. Yes... I just adore Owl City.. I could listen to him non-stop.

      Ah, thanks so much, Lila!

  4. Cool aesthetics! I liked the mock cover a lot.

    I don't have trouble listening to music with lyrics while I write either. Although when I'm writing I'm usually listening to artists who aren't singing in English. But I write (mostly) in English, so I never get confused or distracted. :)

    1. Thanks!

      That makes a lot of sense to listen to foreign songs. Plus I like so many of those, too 😁


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