Until recently I've never been much of a book collector making good use of my local library whenever I wanted to read a book. I'm also a big believer in Audible.com, and the ability to listen to books usually makes me understand them better. But on January 30 Kim Chance's debut novel "Keeper" hit the … Continue reading Week 17: Book Haul!
Last week I talked about how Parental figures in our stories shape the characters we create, this week I'm veering away from Character Development to talk about how I have been influenced as a writer over the last few months. Back in October I took Jenna Moreci's Skillshare class and through it I determined to … Continue reading Week 16: The Writers Who Shape Me
One of the longest running themes I write about in my books is the importance of having parents who love and guide their children, however, most of my characters have one or more dysfunctional parents, or none at all. My main character has been molded over the course of the first series to becoming a … Continue reading Week 15: How Parental Figures shape characters
There are two things I like writing more than violence, and that's Cooking and Arguments! so much can be gained for character development in these kinds of scenes, and it really stretches your ability as a writer to ask you characters "How would they act right now?" You may not know this but I spent … Continue reading Week 14: How to Write Cooking Scenes
This year, I'm going to get published!I'm a strong believer in positive thinking to motivate yourself, and last year I set out with a list of unreachable goals, most of these goals I thought were crazy, but come June 2017, some of them actually started falling together! Last summer I determined I wanted to be … Continue reading Week 12: New Years Resolutions!
Hello all, and welcome to 2018! Did everyone have a nice New Years? This week I'm getting my New Years resolutions written up in a workable list to follow and I will be sharing it on Thursday, but in the mean time. I have been tagged yet again by Alison Haines to do a writer tag … Continue reading Midweek 12: LadyWulff’s Character Interview
Sorry for the delay in this week's blog. I've been dealing with some pain since Christmas, and it's been hard to function. So in honor of the New Year, I'm happy to announce that December 30, is the current day in TS:Dragons on Skye! This has never happened before where I've been writing about the … Continue reading Week 11: Special Excerpt!
Even though Fall is over and Halloween is long past, in the tradition of horror movies cashing in on the fall season, my favorite horror movie is Aliens. What’s that I hear? I’m sacrilegious? Alien is better, you say? Good you’ve come to the right place! Something that has both fascinated and disgusted me is … Continue reading Week 9: Curiosity Driven Horror, a look into the mindset of the Alien Franchise.
As everyone knows, there is not a day that goes by that I'm not constantly drinking tea! In the midst of writing, drawing, and screwing around on the violin, I have amassed quite a tea collection. While I'm not going to list of every tea I have, I am going to share with you my … Continue reading Week 7: The Tea Collection
This story, is not a cancer story. It doesn’t chronical the beautiful and tragic last days of a cancer patient. This story isn’t about her, it isn’t about a monster either. It’s about the Truth.