Category: fantasy

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Drakin, where to buy, and what’s next? #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

Hello all! I hope everyone has enjoyed The Drakin Series!! Please don’t forget to leave me a review on Amazon once you’re done. That really helps me out a lot. Copies of these books, as well as my others, can be purchased on Amazon by following this link: James Harrington’s Author Page They’re also available at Barnes and Noble, as well as many other … Read More Drakin, where to buy, and what’s next? #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

Character Loss vs. Reality #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

This happens to everyone at some point. Either we meet the girl of our dreams… only to find out after pouring our hearts out to that person that they’re already engaged to be married! ūüė° We see some treasured item that we really want, but can’t afford it, etc. The worst is when we find out that we could have had that something or … Read More Character Loss vs. Reality #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

Character Redemption

What does redemption mean in literature? Well… for starters, what does redemption mean, period? The dictionary has two definitions: re¬∑demp¬∑tion r…ôňądem(p)SH(…ô)n/ noun 1. the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil. “God’s plans for the redemption of his world” synonyms: saving, freeing from sin, absolution “God’s redemption of his people” 2. the action of regaining or gaining possession of something … Read More Character Redemption

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Destiny: Divinity‚Äôs Finale Chapter 1

Book 1 A Simple Dream I Normandy 1601 The sound of loud church bells drove Melisande from her bed in the residence cells of Mont Saint Michel. She stood up, slid her feet into her wooden sandals and opened her window to let the sun in. This day was special for her as it was […]

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The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice

Okay, so it looks like I’m still getting a lot of publishing questions. These are recurrent questions I get on a regular basis, and while I want to try to respond to everyone who reaches out to me, I don’t want my blog becoming redundant. So I think I’m going to repost this on a weekly basis from now on to help people navigate … Read More The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice

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Drakin, where to buy, and what’s next? #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

Hello all! I hope everyone has enjoyed The Drakin Series!! Please don’t forget to leave me a review on Amazon once you’re done. That really helps me out a lot. Copies of these books, as well as my others, can be purchased on Amazon by following this link: James Harrington’s Author Page They’re also available at Barnes and Noble, as well as many other … Read More Drakin, where to buy, and what’s next? #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

All Things Must End #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

‚ÄúIt is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.‚ÄĚ ‚Äē Paulo Coelho, The Zahir How long can you continue a story before it has to come to an end? It’s a tough question … Read More All Things Must End #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

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New Book Update!!! #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

The editing is done. The cover is currently in process and the legal will soon follow. The blurb is complete and we currently have legal going through everything for us. At this point, I think we’ve settled on the title ‘Drakin: Tale of an Unfrozen Heart.’ It currently falls into the Dark Fantasy Romance genre. So that’s where we currently stand! Stay tuned for … Read More New Book Update!!! #Writing #Fantasy #SciFi

Half-elf description #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

I’ve looked through the different works and various forms of elves and what their half-breed children are like. Half Breeds in some stories look like their human parent, almost completely and I’ll explain why below… In other stories, they are mixed, though in most, they have slightly pointed ears, but otherwise look like humans. So far, there is one consistency; elven genes are recessive … Read More Half-elf description #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

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Why do books not always translate well to movies? #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

It’s not always the easiest question to answer. A lot of things go into making the jump from the written word to the big screen. Sometimes it works well, sometimes it doesn’t. Some stories weren’t ever meant to be turned into movies while others seem like they were made for it. Let’s explore some of the reason why a book may not translate well: … Read More Why do books not always translate well to movies? #Fantasy #Fiction #Advice

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Destiny: Divinity‚Äôs Finale #Fantasy #Historical #Fiction

Hello all, Since starting work on Soul Siphon, I’ve been unable to decide whether I wanted to green light the third and final installment of the Divinity Saga. An adventure/romance fantasy story called ‘Destiny.’ This story takes place years after the events of the first two novels. In any case, instead of putting it to […]

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The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice

Okay, so it looks like I’m still getting a lot of publishing questions. These are recurrent questions I get on a regular basis, and while I want to try to respond to everyone who reaches out to me, I don’t want my blog becoming redundant. So I think I’m going to repost this on a weekly basis from now on to help people navigate … Read More The Ins and Outs of Publishing, A Directory of Advice. #Writing #Author #Advice