The Christmas Post

Hey everyone! How had your month been so far? Mine has just flown by. I looked at the calendar the other day and thought “no way, Christmas is only a few days away?!?” 

And today is also the first day of winter! (Unless you’re in a different part of the world, in which it’s probably something different ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

(Pictures from Pinterest)


Anyway, I’ll stop pointing out the obvious and get on with the post.


With Christmas so very close, I’ve been thinking about gifts a lot lately. Not the physical aspect of them though, but the part you can’t see. I realized gifts are double-sided: the receiver gets the actual gift, while the giver gets the receiver’s gratitude as thanks. I thought that was a pretty cool concept.
While I had gifts on my mind, I realized I haven’t given you guys any snippets yet! (*.*)/  So today, I’m sending you all a cyber-present of five snippets from my WIPs, three from Found and two from my Nano novel, Verity of Tomorrow. Enjoy!
(And I won’t rant on and on about how much editing these need *hides behind hands*)  
I got to try a bit of dystopian with the opening scenes
Writing dialogue between these characters has been a blast I <3 my rebels
I wrote this in the basement. Listening to dark movie scores. Home alone. I like to get into the mood of my scenes XD.
You have no idea how long I’ve waited to use that last line

Maybe I chose to do my nano novel as sci-fi so I could mess around with guns and dark corridors? (This comment should not at all disturb you)

*peeks back out* Sorry for the typos. I did say they needed editing, didn’t I? ๐Ÿ˜‰
โ€œMarch came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.โ€
(Pictures from Pinterest)
Well, I hope you enjoyed those snippets, and I’ll try to share them more often without giving away any spoilers ๐Ÿ˜›

I will be replying to comments here before I go dark for Christmas. Seriously, comments make my day and one of my favorite things about blogging so far has been connecting with people who don’t live anywhere near me (excuse me for sounding so old-fashioned, but isn’t technology just awesome like that???)

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or anything else you might be celebrating/doing this week! I’ll miss commenting on blogsphere and replying here, but will be back for an end of the year wrap-up post on New Year’s Eve that I’m super excited about ๐Ÿ˜€

“Let your heart be light!”



– Audrey Caylin
How has your month been? Rip my snippets to pieces! (well, nicely, please ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) Comment away! I love hearing from everyone!
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    December 21, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    Oooh me likey the snippets ๐Ÿ˜‰ Especially that last one; so awesome! Thanks for sharing, and keep up the brilliant writing ๐Ÿ™‚
    Have a wonderful Christmas, Audrey! <3

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    Audrey Caylin
    December 21, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Thank you so much, Amy! Glad you like them ๐Ÿ˜€

    Merry Christmas to you, too! <3

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    Marrok MacIntyre
    December 21, 2016 at 7:28 pm

    Great work, I haven't been brave enough to post anything about my WIP yet. But you did a great job! I just got on my Christmas break so I'm happy and working of different stuff I may/may not talk about in a later post ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Audrey Caylin
    December 21, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    Thank you, Marrok!

    I'm totally that way as well! Seriously, me to my WIPs is like Gollum to the One Ring. My precioussss XD (I'm working on improving that mindset ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

    Merry Christmas!

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    Micaiah Saldaรฑa
    December 21, 2016 at 10:57 pm

    Love the snippets! =) Totally cool, my work needs a TON of editing as well. =)

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    Marrok MacIntyre
    December 21, 2016 at 11:34 pm

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    Marrok MacIntyre
    December 21, 2016 at 11:40 pm

    (sorry something gliched and it published before I was finished)
    Hahaha that is a funny representation! and a Merry Christmas to you as well!

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    Audrey Caylin
    December 22, 2016 at 12:06 am

    ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you! *high-fives fellow writer in editing process*

    Have a wonderful Christmas!

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    December 24, 2016 at 9:59 am

    I love the snippets!! They were so fun to read! I really love that last line in your first snippet for Verity of Tomorrow ๐Ÿ™‚
    Merry Christmas!!

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    Audrey Caylin
    December 24, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    Thank you so much! I'm glad you liked them! ๐Ÿ˜€ <3

    Merry Christmas!!!!

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    Micaiah Saldaรฑa
    December 28, 2016 at 11:40 pm

    I just have to say that your new design is gorgeous! I love it!

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    Audrey Caylin
    December 29, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    Thank you so much! It was super fun and I figured Christmas break would be a great time to update ๐Ÿ˜‰

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