For any fans of The Protectors Saga, I know the 6th book has been a VERRRRRRRY long time coming. I had a goal of putting out one or two books a year, but the real world came along and kicked my butt. Deaths in the family, job changes and illness sidetracked my writing. But time… Continue reading Protectors Saga Book 6 First Page!
Once again a Supernatural gif perfectly sums up my life. Writing is hard. It’s hella hard. There are days when I’ll literally be sitting at the computer for 5 hours straight and only a sentence will get written. Those days are terrible. They defeat you a little bit. I’ve somehow managed to write six books… Continue reading Writing Advice – Writer’s block tips that work for me
Back of the book summary – Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts… Continue reading Book Review: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Writer’s can obsess over their character’s names – I know I do. In my book series, The Protectors Saga, there’s about six “main” characters. I must have spent a good few weeks researching names, playing around with the sound of them being read aloud, then going back and changing the names multiple times before I decided… Continue reading What’s in a name…for a writer – A LOT
One thing I love doing before writing a story is creating storyboards for my characters. It allows me to get a real feel for them, like they’re coming alive (and not just in my head). If you’re struggling AT ALL with developing your characters – I wholeheartedly recommend doing this. Even if you don’t create storyboards,… Continue reading Character Storyboards
Hi Y’all! So since I can sometimes be a bit of a space cadet, I forgot to mention that I had a short story published at Daily Science Fiction. It’s called Better Than Bones and Dust and you can check it out HERE. It’s SUPER short so it won’t take long to read at all.… Continue reading Better Than Bones and Dust
Sometimes you have a vision of a character in your head. It’s so clear. You can see them exact, but you might have just a wee bit of trouble translating what you see onto the page. Or perhaps your character is a blank slate. You know their story arc – their history, but you’re not… Continue reading Writing Hair and Eye Color