Hello and welcome to my blog.

As you may know, I have my main website ardinpatterson.com, which has a blog on there as well. I used to run a wordpress blog back in 2013, and I’ve really missed it. I stopped writing on the old one simply because I got locked out of the email connected to it after my fourth year of University. My last post however, announced that I was accepted for publication!

This blog will mainly focus on my writing journey, and feature my Book Talk series and updates about my debut novel (which you can also get by subscribing to my main website).

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope you enjoy your visit!

What Didn’t Kill Her

Originally posted on Longreads:
Bernice L. McFadden | Longreads | June 2020 | 8 minutes (2,024 words) My brother never calls just to say hello. On that warm, blue-skied, beautiful May day, I was sitting in the backyard of my cousins’ home, the sun warming my bare legs. “Hello?” He didn’t sound frantic, but his…

Progress Update – 23007 words

I’ve been distracted lately, by everything that has been going on…and it is taking my a little longer to write this novel than I had intended, however, I would say that given the circumstances, I am doing fairly well. I have reached 23007 words, and although I don’t really enjoy fixating so much on the […]


I don’t care if I don’t reach my deadline for the June #PitMad, I can query later, when this novel is ready. There is so much in my heart and on my mind, that it has become crowded. It is taking me longer to write and edit, than when I initially started. That is okay. […]