Blog by Mayumi Cruz

My Author Toolbox

In this post, I am sharing my Author Toolbox, AKA the tools and resources I use as a writer and author. As I am an IOS user, most of these are from Apple. But many of these are Free to use or download — a must for struggling, peso-pinching writers like me.  Writing/Editing Apple Notes. Yep, […]

eBooks Worth Reading This Weekend and They’re Free

eBooks Worth Reading this (still-stuck-in-quarantine) Weekend– and they’re Free! Is your TV burning up? Maybe you have to let Netflix rest this weekend and pick up some ebooks worth reading from Amazon. And guess what? They’re absolutely free. For a limited time, that is. There are soooo many Free books on Amazon. You can choose […]

Want to Improve your Writing? Try Listening to Binaural Beats

As writers, we inevitably experience writer’s blocks. Other times, we lose focus and concentration. When this happens, our writing suffers. Well, fret no more. Want to improve your writing? Try listening to binaural beats. *Disclaimer: It’s not for everyone, though. Read on to find out. I have listened to binaural beats which improve concentration, and […]

Five Things I Learned Writing FINDING KISMET

While writing science fiction is no rocket science, it still required effort and a whole lot of research. In this post, I share the five things I learned when writing FINDING KISMET. My latest book, FINDING KISMET, is a Sci Fi Romance Thriller. It means that while the romance between my hero and heroine is […]

Five Best Writing Tips for a Compelling Flash Fiction

5 Best Writing Tips for a Compelling Flash Fiction Writing flash fiction can help you become a better writer, as I’ve discussed in my guest post in SWEETBooks, our writing group. But as long as we’re writing, we must strive to produce flash fiction stories that are compelling. A compelling flash fiction engages the readers […]

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