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
The newest book in my series of dragon shifter romance series is set for a release date of 3/22/2018. To celebrate I had an official cover reveal on the Princess of the Light blog this past Friday. The link is here for your convenience. It includes the book blurb and a different excerpt than the … Continue reading hunted cover reveal
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
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You can imagine all the twists and turns in a long adventure. Here are a few tips that will help anyone hoping to tackle a project like this.
This is an update on the blog from last week. It focuses on Amazon ads and my experiences with them.
I published in January with no clue what I was doing, especially about marketing. Now between a full time job being a mom and continuing to write I have to learn as I go. Here are a few things I figured out along the way and a few things I'm still discovering.
Have you ever wondered how to get started on your writing career? First of all you have to write. This post will give you some tips and insights on the best way to go about that seemingly daunting task.
This post talks about my latest writing obsession. It gives my thoughts about my writing this past year.
My point with this long and rambling blog is: that inspiration for settings, whether you are building a new world or placing characters in ours, is right in front of you. If you need a huge waterfall, or a mountain with a lake below it, or even an alien landscape everything you need is just a picture away.