For the past few years, I've been dabbling in creating my own epic fantasy series. With book one almost finished, and the basic plots outlined for the rest, I've been allowing myself more time to worldbuild--including creating my own language. The greatest influencers on my series are (of course) J. R. R. … Continue reading Made Up Languages – Necessary or Not?
In spirit of Indie April, I have chosen this week's post to be about a new indie novel I read over last weekend. God of Manna, by Daeus Lamb. First off, wow. Can I just express here for a minute the beautifully creative descriptions Lamb has scattered across his story? Every one painted a vivid … Continue reading God of Manna by Daeus Lamb – Review
On Tour with Prism Book Tours Book Tour Grand Finale for Through the White Wood By Jessica Leake We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops you'll find snippets, as well as the link to each full post, below: Launch - Note from the Author Hi everyone! I am so … Continue reading Through The White Wood – Grand Finale Blitz
Today, we are going to explore the Enneagram Type 3, called The Achiever, and how we can use this personality type for our characters. THE SOCIAL CHAMELEON One of the most common things people say about the Myers-Briggs INFJ personality type is that they're social chameleons. Because INFJs are so good at reading and understanding … Continue reading Getting Into Your Character’s Head Part 3
On Tour with Prism Book Tours Book Tour Grand Finale for A Rancher to Remember By Karen Rock We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops you'll find snippets, as well as the link to each full post, below: Launch - Note from the Author Welcome back to the Cade-Loveland extended family! … Continue reading A Rancher To Remember – Book Tour Finale
Last year, I read a widely popular novel that had been published recently and I had to stop halfway and return it to the library. I couldn't finish reading it. There was some content that not only rubbed me the wrong way, but also made me downright furious. The book was historical fiction/fantasy, with a … Continue reading Why Research Matters