• The Moon and Her Children

    August 30, 2019 by

    the moon rises to her throne in the night sky, a call to her sons and daughters the one million stars twinkling up high   the sun takes his rest after his day of thrills coddled within valleys hidden behind hills the cacophony of space the quiet mystery that it holds each constellation is a… Read more

  • “Starships Don’t Exist” by Riya M. Cyriac

    July 25, 2019 by

    Daria is certain that her nonverbal brother didn’t murder Cassidy McClark, despite the overwhelming evidence against him. When she finds clues he left to lead her to the truth, she’s deterined to set him free. Everything isn’t as it seems.

  • The Writing Industry Is Hard, So Get Tougher

    September 27, 2019 by

    The writing industry isn’t for the faint of heart. It has a lot of rejection, a lot of pain, and a lot of perseverance, but yet, so many of us want to push through. Our books are our soul babies, words which we pour onto the page from our hearts. We put all our work… Read more

  • They Both Die At The End: What It Teaches Us About Living.

    September 20, 2019 by

    This month, I dove into They Both Die At The End by Adam Silvera. When I was digging through the library, this book caught my eye. As someone who speculates the concept of death, the premise was exciting to me. Two boys, Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio, recieve *literally* life-ending news from a new technology… Read more

  • What The Great Gatbsy Teaches About Character Flaws

    September 13, 2019 by

    Too many modern books are keen on emphasizing all the postive traits of their main characters. In contrast, their flaws pale, making the character lifeless and almost otherwordly. While this worked on my three years ago, my reading prefrences have matured and I’ve prefered books that featured books with realisitc characters. The Great Gatsby by… Read more

  • Interactions, Traditions, Belief Systems, and Expressions: The Most Important Aspects in World-building

    September 6, 2019 by

    Yes, politics, economics, art, magic systems–that all make Worldbuilding good. But what makes it great? Culture. Social Structure. Class conflict. Though all these things, your world jumps from a blueprint to an actual society. You want that, don’t you? Here’s your guide to creating lively and realisitic social and cultural aspects in your books. Ask… Read more

  • Tackle Self-Doubt

    August 23, 2019 by

    Writers are often cursed with loneliness and doubt. Don’t let it defeat you. Riya M. Cyriac Writer doubt is a serious problem with us writers, and it’s totally normal. That doesn’t mean you should let it control you. It’s good to doubt your skills sometimes, it keeps us humble and keen on our work, but… Read more

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Riya Mary Cyriac is an aspiring author from Texas

Riya Mary Cyriac is an aspiring author from Texas. While being in high school, she likes to read, write, and be part of her schools theatre, choir, debate, model UN, Indian dance, and council programs. In her free time, she writes fantasy, sci-fi, general fiction, short stories, and poetry. She is the author of “Of Suns and Spirits” and many short stories. She has been part of Wattpad since 2016 and just began her blogging journey. Her aspirations include becoming a psychiatrist, having an impact on her community, and becoming a published author.

Some of her interests include traveling, photography, making graphics, watching Bollywood movies, listening to music (any type), reading, talking to her family, planning things, and most of all, writing!

Her favorite books include Six of Crows, A Darker Shade of Magic, Caraval, The Handmaiden’s Tale, The Selection Series, Red Queen, Harry Potter, and so many more! She’s always looking for more reading requests.

If you want to connect with her, follow her on Wattpad @riyamcyriac, on Instagram @rmcwrites and @riyamcyriac, and on Twitter @riyamcyriac.

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