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MASK OF CELIBACY won Best Cover, Best YA, and the Wattpad Books Prize! Huge thanks to Wattpad and my readers. I wrote it while questioning my own asexuality. I hope it can help both younger and older people avoid the confusion and doubt I experienced for over twenty years. You are not alone! 🖤🤍💜

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☑️ completed first draft
♾️ editing in progress
🖋️ drafting in progress
📔 planning/drafting offline


MASK OF CELIBACY (2020) | ☑️ | YA Watty Award Winner ¦ Watty for Best Cover ¦ Wattpad Books Prize ¦ asexual teen fiction

HOLDING ALL THE ACES (2022-2023) ¦ 🖋️ ¦ New Adult Chicklit Romance ¦ On hold due to work

ONC 2022 Projects:

"Light and Shadow" ¦ ☑️ ¦ dark fantasy ONC novella ¦ Grand Winner

"Golden Hour" | ☑️ | contemporary feel-good romance ¦ Longlisted


Standalone novels:

FIREBORN (2018) ¦ ☑️ ¦ dark fantasy adventure novel

DECEPTION (2017) ¦ ☑️ ¦ dark fantasy adventure novel


Flash fiction:

WOODLAND BLISS (2018) ¦ ☑️ ¦ second-chance romance narrative poem

FOREST FABLES (2018) ¦ ☑️ ¦ poetry as the muse strikes

Short stories:

HIDDEN HEARTS (2021) | ☑️ | dark fantasy parable with dryads about deforestation

STARTING AFRESH (2017) ¦ ☑️ ¦ dystopian sci-fi romance

ALMOST REAL (2019) ¦ ☑️ ¦ dystopian sci-fi (Paid Christmas Anthology)

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE (2020) | ☑️ | vampire psychological thriller

TUTOR ELLA (2020) | ☑️ | fairytale retelling of CINDERELLA


AFTERLIFE (2021) ¦ ☑️ ¦ dystopian sci-fi virtual reality

MASK OF CELIBACY (2018) ¦ ☑️ ¦ asexual self-discovery multimedia novella
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Carolyn_Hill Carolyn_Hill Jun 01, 2023 03:01PM
Great news! The original multimedia novella of MASK OF CELIBACY has been featured in "Stories full of Pride" this year! *confetti* It formed the basis for the novel I wrote two years later, MASK OF C...
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