Thoughts & Reviews

Review #1: EMPRESS by SHAN SA

RATING: 10/10GENRE: Historical FictionPACING: A slow, steady build.CONTENT WARNINGS: Murder, poisonings, sex, incest, abuse.GOODREADS LINKAMAZON LINK I have to start this review by saying that this is my favourite book, hands down, ever. Shan opens this beautifully done novel with the intimate birth of Empress Wu Zetian, before she became a legend. It follows Wu […]

A Toast!

Please join me in wishing a very happy birthday to my dearest Wayne Davids, fellow author, poet, and pantser. Wayne is a fantasy-extraordinaire who enjoys gardening, hunting, and has recently picked up beekeeping! With a few WIP novels under his belt right now, I can only imagine how he balances time LOL. Happy birthday, lad! […]

UPCOMING BOOK announcement!

I hate beating around the bush, so let me cut to the chase: I am very excited and delighted to share with you that my next book in The Elemental Verses series has been titled Where The Mountains Stand Watch, and will be coming this winter! And here’s the cover reveal!

Gee Liz tagged me, and I’ve not posted my own work here for a little with my life being stress-filled lately, so here’s some fun! Here are the rules:Answer the questions and (explain your answer if you want to!)Add one more question of your own at the end for future bloggersTag as many bloggers as […]

The Meat of the Matter: Creating Characters.

Creating characters is my absolute favourite part of the writing process. I thrive on the sheer number of paths you can take to create just one character with their personalities, traits, quirks, wants and needs, back stories – the list is endless! But dreaming up one isn’t just about hair length, eye colours, if they are left […]