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

A Small Change Makes a Big Difference

If you are having slow sales making the switch to Draft 2 Digital could improve your results. https://www.draft2digital.com/rtranbooks See how that and other small changes helped me.

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.

Do as I Say Not as I do #IAN1 #IARTG @Amazon

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.

How do You Start Writing? #IAN1 #IARTG

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.

Inspiration

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.