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
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
When I started writing over 20 years ago I never thought writing would be a struggle for me. At least not when it came to knowing what to write about. Writing for me was a stress relief. It was my escape from reality where no one could bother me and I was completely in control. … Continue reading Out of Steam
For my wonderful readers who follow the Dragons series my newest book in the Dragons of the South series is nearly complete. Sweet Surrender is the next installment and follows Mac and Paxton during their rocky transition as leaders in the Southern Territory. If you read Hunted you're already familiar with Mac's rough-around-the-edges personality and … Continue reading Coming Soon: Sweet Surrender
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
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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Neutral Space wins Literary Titan’s Gold Book Award. Thank you Literary Titan for the the honor.
The Literary Titan Book Awards are awarded to books that have astounded and amazed us with unique writing styles, vivid worlds, complex characters, and original ideas. These books deserve extraordinary praise and we are proud to acknowledge the hard work, dedication, and imagination of these talented authors.cc
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In case you missed the interview with Blake McIntyre this morning the transcript is below. Many thanks to her for participating in our author interview series. Rebecca: We have a lot of wonderful people associated with the music industry here today. Thank you so much for being early risers and appearing on our program this … Continue reading A Character Interview with Blake McIntyre by Grace Augustine
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