Denica McCall

Fantasy Writer — Bringing light to hidden worlds

Why do they call it “dancing for your life?” It’s a phrase frequently repeated on the popular talent show So You Think You Can Dance, a phrase that extends an invitation for the contestant to take one last shot. There are only two sides to this coin—a 50/50 chance to either continue on in the …

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I used to look up at the stars and feel like I mattered. Because even in possession of all this vast beauty, God still made me. I existed, and that had to mean something. I’m not sure how or when this feeling began to fade. I don’t know if it was merely childhood resilience that …

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Why are writers so afraid? I seem to face a demagogy of unfounded and unexplainable fears throughout a given week, and I just don’t understand. Why the barrage? Why can’t I just enjoy life and live in the moment and stop. worrying. worrying. worrying? It’s like a tick is scratching away at my brain. I …

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I want to talk a little about what I have learned on my writing journey. This is not an “I have arrived” commentary or an attempt to tell you all I know. It is merely a reflection passed from one wanderer to another along this path that I’ll probably be traveling for the rest of …

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I am very pleased and proud to introduce you to my cousin Zach Stratton, who is currently pursuing a screenwriting career in Los Angeles. Zach is a brilliant and passionate writer who has inspired me as well as many others with his drive to pursue his dreams and take risks. Mark my words, this guy …

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