Building Believable Worlds

Image by Comfreak on Pixabay Creating a believable world in your book can be more challenging for some authors than others. Genre, setting, and time period have the largest influence on the world you are building. Typically, books set in the real world in modern times are the easiest to write. However, research is key … Continue reading Building Believable Worlds

Creating Believable Characters

Many authors love to tease their friends saying "be careful, or you'll end up in my novel" while true this isn't always a bad thing. I have friends begging to be warriors, mages, or even a villain in my books. They want to know what kind of character I'd make them. I have an ex-roommate … Continue reading Creating Believable Characters

creating villians

Writing the perfect villain can be a challenging to some authors. Its all about what kind of tone you want to create with the character. Do you want an absolute overlord that your readers abhor or more of anti-villain that they can sympathise with. In my next blog post in my tips on writing series … Continue reading creating villians

Creating an Urban Fantasy World

If your an aspiring author trying to make it on your own writing that first novel can seem like an overwhelming task. While For Their Sins wasn't my first novel it was the first one to be picked up by a publisher. Receiving that email that said, 'yes we're interested,' was like Christmas. To spread … Continue reading Creating an Urban Fantasy World

Dragons of the North Excerpts #IAN1 #IARTG #Romance

I just finished editing my newest set of books and I am so excited to share them with you. To give you an idea of what I've been working on I thought I would post a couple of excerpts. These are from books 1 and 2. I hope you enjoy.

A Character Interview with Katriane Dupont by D. Fischer #IAN1 #IARTG

What is your favorite weapon? Kat lifts her hands, turning them this way and that, examining her the lines along her palms. She lifts her eyes to the interviewer, an orange glow spreading across the rims of her iris’. The skin above her cheekbones darken, and her teeth elongate, sharpen. A puff of smoke curls from her nostrils, trickling up her cheek. “I am the weapon.”

If I were a Caterpillar by Ben Jackson and Sam Lawrence

This is a whimsical children's book that tells children they can do anything they want. With beautiful illustrations and easy to read verse it's a real gem. Five stars all the way.