Writer, Dreamer, Coffee fiend
Posts by Rachel Fikes:
The Query That Landed My Dream Agent
She may appear dainty, but don't be fooled. My coral bell is a warrior. Not even the tyrant winds of winter could make her bend the knee.
Major goal—to write a villain as clever, elegant, darkly seductive, and beguiling as Dr. Hannibal Lecter, sans the whole eating human flesh bit. 🤪
“Whatever I eat is altered. Whatever my bones wear is altered. Whatever I see is altered. Not by my choice. I am tired of fighting this power around us, this power coming into our lungs, into our eyes and taking control. I will just drink even if it is the blood of my people.” -Tlotlo Tsamaase
Awoke to this darling smiling at me. I've been waiting in earnest for her to flower. This is my third attempt at growing roses on my balcony, and finally, with sunlamps, a large planter, special soil, and a whole lot of TLC, Sleeping Beauty has graced me with her presence.
I finished the rough draft of SPLIT HIVE this weekend, the dark fantasy that’s been buzzing about my brain since last year. I didn’t start drafting until the end of April, but with frequent sprinting alongside my writer siblings and their encouragement, I was able to finish in record time—a whole month early!
My Yuki Cherry Blossom, donning her spring collection.