Last week, we talked about fleshing out characters by thinking of how they'd react in everyday situations that might not come up in the story. Another important factor in building characters that resonate with readers is working through their back story. Where did the character go to school? Did they have lots of friends? Or … Continue reading A Past Beyond the Page
Part of my plan for 2019 is to write a series of blog posts that pull back the curtain on some of my thoughts and methods for writing. So many readers I talk to are curious about what goes on behind the scenes in the creation of their favorite books. I've also been approached by … Continue reading Writing Sympathetic Characters
The second Forbidden Knights book is half-finished, and I have this nagging feeling that it needs a different villain. That's not a revelation you want to have halfway through a novel (though it's better than having it when you're at the end, I suppose 😉 ). I thought at first that I was just feeling … Continue reading Villainy and Proximity
I am so excited to share the results of my latest creative voyage—setting up my very own YouTube channel! I've already created a couple of videos to share with you, including my very first book trailer! In keeping with the Halloween season, the videos feature werewolves, goblins, and other Fairy Tale creatures. Plus, as always, … Continue reading The Forbidden Instinct Book Trailer!
Hello, everybody! You know that gorgeous little book I've been saying will come out in late October? It's out early. Surprise! Yup, Forbidden Instinct has launched, and with it my new Paranormal Romance series, Forbidden Knights 😀 I think I tricked myself with my original planned release date. The book was done early, and since … Continue reading Trick and Treat!
Are you ready for my first Halloween treat for you this year? Prepare for the cover reveal for the first in my new Paranormal Romance series, Forbidden Knights. It's filled to the brim with sexy werewolves, smoldering vampires (not literally...well, unless they're one of the bad guys 😉 ), and absolutely terrifying fairies. (Of course … Continue reading Forbidden Instinct
There is nothing like holding one of my books in my hands. The smooth texture of the paper, the scent of the ink, and the weight of all those words in tangible form gives me one of the strongest senses of joy and accomplishment I've ever experienced. For as long as I can remember, I've … Continue reading In My Hands
I'm hard at work on my new Forbidden Knights series and have an exciting surprise for you. The series logo! I love how it turned out. Thank you, Matthew Blake, for making it for me! ❤ I've received such great feedback about the first book already ❤ It's pretty much done, but I need to … Continue reading Forbidden Knights
Surprise! I'm unveiling my new paranormal romance series TODAY in the form of a short story prelude for the first book 😀 My newsletter subscribers saw this sneak peek over the weekend and I've heard such wonderful feedback already ❤ The series is called Forbidden Knights and follows a group of warriors who've been … Continue reading “The Run” — Forbidden Knights 0.5
Welcome to the many worlds inhabiting my mind. Have some tea, enjoy the view, and try not to step on the creepy crawlies under your chair. They’re nicer than you think… sometimes. Here's a reading order for my books, or you can keep scrolling for series overviews. Enjoy! ❤ Short, Sexy, Scifi Romance The Department … Continue reading Books!