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
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!
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!
Before I start I just realized that today, the first day of winter, is the day that Irwin officially came into the story. It was a wonderfully tragic scene but it ultimately became one of my favorite scenes in the whole series. The Foreshadowed Character Ahh, book four, I worked tirelessly to outline TS:Nova's Love, … Continue reading Week 10: My Christmas Child-Character Sketch IRWIN
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
I have been tagged by Alison Haines on twitter https://twitter.com/AuthorAlisonH to do a 20 Questions Writer Tag and I'm super excited! Thank you so much for tagging me, Alison! 1. What type of writing do you do? I write young adult and new adult fiction for a long running book series, The Shadows 2. What genres and/or … Continue reading Mid Week 7: Writer Tag