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Welcome to Just Writing! I hope you will enjoy reading through my posts (even though it’s not always just about writing.) Thank you for visiting, feel free to contact me with any questions, and remember- if you like the post comment/like or share! Are you looking for my book series, Princess Chronicles? Look here. my small business,…

Memories of a Blogger

Before we begin, let me say hello. For the first time, this is the real me. Raw, honest, with nothing to hide. My name is Ellie Loretta. You can still call me Loretta, I don’t mind. And this is me. I’ve been blogging since 2016. I’ve collected 323 posts and millions of words. My very…

At Her Fingertips: Review

Hello! Today I have a review for you, which is actually part of Kellyn Roth’s blog tour. About the Book She’s willing to do anything to follow her plan. Debutante Alice Knight is ready for her first social season in London. She’s determined to impress society and her mother with an affluent match, at last…

Every Window Filled With Light: Review

This is the last review I have planned for almost another month! I have some fun posts planned for the upcoming weeks. This book was such a good read. It dealt with a lot of heavy topics very well. 4 stars Prose: 4/5Romance: 5/5Characters: 4/5Plot: 5/5 Prose: This was a well-written book with just the…

Ruth: Review

Ruth was one of those books you read that just warms your heart. It’s perfect for a cozy evening read! /image 4 stars Prose: 54/5Romance: 4/5Characters: 5/5Plot: 4/5 Prose: This was beautifully done by the author. The novel kept a very calm to-the-point type style, which was fitting for the prairie lifestyle of the characters….

The Captain’s Quest: Review

Hello! I’m back after a brief absence which I can only explain by one thing: finals. Now that school is wrapping up, I’m excited to be back! I have some big plans for this summer and I can’t wait to get into them. 4 stars Prose: 4/5Romance: 5/5Characters: 4/5Plot: 4/5 Prose: Very engaging and well-written,…

To Save A King: Review

Hey everyone! Again this week I’m here with two reviews, one of the book At Lighthouse Point, which was published earlier this morning, and now this review. This book gave me major vibes from a previous book I’d read called Once Upon A Prince, which is still one of my all-time favorite novels, and it…

At Lighthouse Point: Review

Hi guys! Today I’m bringing you another review. This book was honestly REALLY good, guys. It took me a few chapters to get into, but I LOVED it. There’s actually a blog tour and giveway going on for this book right now, so check back on Celebratelit to find it! 5 stars Prose: 4/5Romance: 5/5Characters:…

A Mother For His Twins: Review

I don’t even know what to say about this book. It was so sweet, so heart-wrenching. 4 stars Prose: 4/5Romance: 5/5Characters: 5/5Plot: 4/5 Prose: This was good! Nothing special, but very well-written. It was clear and easy to understand as well. Romance: I LOVED this. There was a lot of emotional trauma that was dealt…

Lassoed by the Lawman: Review

Hello! I’m back with two reviews scheduled for today! 4.5 stars Prose: 4/5Romance: 5/5Characters: 5/5Plot: 4/5 Prose: Pretty good! Nothing spectacular, but I enjoyed the smooth flow and easy style. Romance: This was by far my favorite part! Especially the last few chapters. It was so sweet and perfect! Characters: *chef’s kiss* this was SO…

Five Writing Memes

Hello! It’s been a little while since I’ve shared some writing memes, so I found some more for you. I should probably write more rather than spend time looking at these writing memes, but you know. If I share it on my blog I can count it as work time! XD Memes are a really…

Cover Dump

Hi guys! I wanted to share some covers I’ve been designing lately. I’ve been playing around with different programs and trying to expand my graphic design skills with tutorials and practice, so hopefully, I’ve improved! I’m excited to share all of my hard work, starting with this full cover I’ve titled Finding Hope. I love…

How I Get Into The Writing Mindset

Hi guys! Today I’m going to be talking a little bit about how I gear up my brain for writing and get ready to write. For me, if I want to get a lot of words written I have to be ready to write. The first thing I always do is re-read the last chapter…

Fan Art + Memes

Hey everyone! I’m back from spring break with some The Runaway Princess themed news! The first thing I’m going to share is this absolutely stunning fan art of Queen Abigail Villn, a POV character from The Runaway Princess. I just love this art. All credit goes to Lee Welsby, and you can find her on…

A Current Work-In-Progress

Hello! Today I’m sharing the entirety of a novella I wrote for my email list. I’m actually discontinuing my email list and so I’m going to share the novella I’ve been giving out in monthly installments as a gift to all of you. I’ve been feeling sort of reflective lately, and I know parts of…

Writing Relationships

Today I’m going to talk about writing relationships as a fantasy/romance author. I’ll also briefly mention writing Christianity with fantasy as well, but there’s a really good post on Kingdom Pen if you want to read more. The first thing I’m going to talk about is how I personally write romantic relationships, having never been…