"Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your little scribbler's heart, leave out the boring bits and kill you darlings."
-Stephen King, On Writing


Hello everyone!

Thank you for checking out my profile!

I'm Skylar Black, a twenty-something tea fanatic who is usually unhealthily obsessed with one book or another. I am also:
- A drinker of fine wine 🍷
- A climate scientist 👩🔬
- An unenthusiastic jogger 🏃♀️
- But very enthusiastic footballer ⚽️

Somewhere along the line my love for reading became a love for writing, so here I am!

Check out my stories:

~ The Mors Mortis Trilogy ~
Book One: Black Stars - completed
- Wattpad Featured Feb 2018
- Fiction Awards 2018 Winner
- #12 in Sci-Fi 22/03/18
Book Two: Dark Matter - completed (editing)
- #72 in Sci-Fi 05/05/18

~Short stories ~
The Girl Who Danced on Water - completed

Note: none of my cover art belongs to me.

Twitter: @SkyBlackAuthor
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com.au/skylarblackwattpad/

Shoot me a message if you have any comments or questions and I will reply as soon as I can!
  • JoinedMarch 9, 2016


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KillYourDarlings7 KillYourDarlings7 Dec 31, 2018 12:17AM
Hello everyone!I just wanted to say, as 2018 is coming to a close, that I am so insanely grateful to all of my readers and followers for all the amazing things the Mors Mortis Trilogy has achieved t...
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