In no particular order, she is passionate about:
• Helping writers say what they mean clearly while staying true to their authentic voice so their stories come alive in readers’ minds is a big passion.
Some of her clients went on to get literary representation . She likes to take some credit for their achievement. Editing services
• Highlighting women’s fiction authors with interviews about their work and debut novels. You’ll discover their process, secrets about their characters, their wins and setbacks, and what keeps them motivated to see their manuscripts through to the end. Interviews with Women’s Fiction Authors.
Mackenzie likes to read and posts book recommendations (link leads to blog. Click on Book Review tag).
• Writing fictional stories about all-too-human characters struggling until they realize their deepest desires. Short Stories and Chapter 1 of novel manuscript This Darkness is Mine.
• Shining the spotlight on mental health advocates who are doing mission critical work, primarily addressing bipolar within Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities.
They press on to #EndTheStigma surrounding mental illness. Littledale asks questions that open people up to share their insights. From Margin to Mainstream got picked up by Psychology Today (HOT DAMN, she's proud as hell of that!)
Mackenzie Littledale’s writing career started in September 2017 when she began writing her semi-autobiographical manuscript This Darkness is Mine. Her work began appearing publicly in 2019 with an article in Conscious Life Journal, the VSS365 Anthology, the Bipolar Battle blog, Reedsy’s blog, and TYWI Black Lives Matter journal.
She’s been interviewed on the AskWin Podcast, Diffusing the Tension blog, Wendi Blum Weiss, and Gestalt Media. Her short stories Freedom 500 and It was an Accident won Gestalt Media’s monthly contests. She is a class of 2019 PitchWars mentee. Her essay Lessons in Personality Integration from the Movies The Wizard of Oz and The Wiz placed second in the International Oz Group’s 2019 writing contest in nonfiction.
Second Chance at Heaven earned an honorable mention in the Texas Observer 2020 Short Story Contest. Her first collection of short stories, Testing the Ties That Bind, launched January 1, 2021. This was followed by Explorations of Freedom. The Curious Key Carelessly Left Behind is included in Skullgate’s Loathsome Voyages anthology, releasing January 7, 2021. This Darkness is Mine will be her first novel. Littledale is represented by Serendipity Literary Agency.