Check your email inbox before you read this post if you've signed up for my newsletter. The reason I ask is because I sent out the Title Reveal newsletter this past Tuesday October 18, with an excerpt from my novel available only to subscribers. I hope you enjoy the special sneak peek! In this post, I will … Continue reading Writing Update: It’s Finally Been Decided!
This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Xana The xana is found in Spain's Asturian mythology. She is a creature of extraordinary beauty, believed to live in fountains, rivers, waterfalls or forested regions with pure water. She … Continue reading Xana the Mysterious Beauty #AtoZChallenge
This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Wolfsbane, What It Is If you've ever watched any sort of horror movie or TV show, then no doubt you've heard Wolfsbane mentioned. Said to be a dangerous substance … Continue reading Wolfsbane, What’s The Big Deal? #AtoZChallenge
Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Panotti of the Big Ears This legend comes from the ancient encyclopedic works "Natural History of both the real and the imaginative," published by Pliny the Elder in AD 77-79 (Yep, it's that old). It's one of the … Continue reading Panotti of the Big Ears #AtoZChallenge
Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures. I hope you enjoy following along! Onions & Garlic, the Vampire Repellent So what is it with garlic and onions? Why do monsters and vampires fear it, hate it, run away from it? Come along with me as we speculate the reasons why! (onions … Continue reading Onions, What Vampires Fear #AtoZChallenge
Draft #3 is done! Yes, it's finally DONE! On March 6th, the last chapter was revised. Those of you who follow me on Twitter probably saw my excited tweet. 🙂 (It took me a while to find time to write up this post though.) After a solid year of working on Draft #3, … Continue reading V.Chronicles Draft #3 DONE! Here’s a peek Behind the Scenes:
Again, I want to thank each of you for your advice and help these past few weeks with title and blurb ideas. I really appreciate it, and with your help I believe I've finally decided on a title. I've also polished up the blurb and altered a few things.
Every great story needs a worthy villain. A person who brings out the best and the worst in the protagonist. The bad guy who keeps the plot moving forward, and keeps readers hanging on the edge of their seat. The dark monster contrasting the hero’s brilliant light! But it’s not as simple as that. There … Continue reading Make Your Villains Real: 6 Tips