Category: Historical Fantasy

Author’s Advice Pt. 8

How difficult is it? Heh, unbelievably if you go the traditional route! Even if you go the indie route, it’s difficult… Okay, that’s the short -literal- answer. Here’s the real one: So you’ve got an idea in your head. You’ve got a story you want to write, now you want to write it and get it published… awesome! So how do you do it? … Read More Author’s Advice Pt. 8

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Divinity

Hi all, It is with great excitement… and a lot of nervousness, that I am finally able to give everyone a first glimpse at the novel that had me pulling my hair out for almost 8 years! Divinity. A tale of two worlds violently thrust together by fate and circumstance. A story of overcoming insurmountable odds (it doesn’t get much more insurmountable than God’s … Read More Divinity

Divinity Background

Hi All, I hope that you’re all as psyched for the release of Divinity as I am. I’ve received a bunch of emails asking about the release… arguably a lot more than I expected, so let me thank you for that beforehand, that’s awesome! My answer is… soon, very soon. I’m just trying to work out a few bugs with the production of the … Read More Divinity Background

Divinity Update!!!!

Everything has been approved! The files are being completed and a proof copy is being mailed to me for final approval! I’ll keep you all posted, but it looks like Divinity will be happening very soon!! I’m still waiting on a little more info for the hard cover as it is my goal to have them out at the same time! Synopsis: How could … Read More Divinity Update!!!!

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Author’s Advice Pt. 6

Leave the politics at the door. I was initially hesitant about writing this one, running the risk of being ironic, so I’ll apologize in advance if any of my own political beliefs make their way into this post (I am trying hard to prevent it!) Now what do I mean by this? Well put it this way… have you ever gone to see a … Read More Author’s Advice Pt. 6

Divinity Update!

We’re all super excited about this! It’s actually happening as I’ve had to tell some of my readers who have messaged me. The cover is finally done, the editing done and everything has been submitted for review. Divinity is on it’s last stretch. Finally after 8 years of rewrites, changes, and being put on the back burner, it’s almost here!!! Thanks for sticking it … Read More Divinity Update!

Author Advice Pt. 5

One thing I’ve had to continuously tell myself over and over again is not to write with a bad attitude. I’m not kidding, if it’s time for you to write and you’re mad, annoyed, or just upset about something it’s not a good time to strike the keys. Stop, put the laptop down, and go do something else. The problem with writing while angry … Read More Author Advice Pt. 5

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Author Advice Pt 4

Rules of grammar and spelling… I have a feeling that this one will get me a few rolled eyes, but we all remember or… partially recall studying where to place comma’s, how to punctuate, and how to spell. This is all stuff we know. However, are those rules solid? Must they always be followed? Absolutely not! You’re going to find in your writing that, … Read More Author Advice Pt 4

Switching from 3rd to 1st person mid-story?

So recently I’ve been working on trying this out. Would it work? I’ve certainly never read any stories where anyone has tried this, though I’m sure I’m not the first to attempt it. I believe that it should be possible. Where would one need to switch point of view? Well for starters, switching from 3rd to first person wouldn’t necessarily by switching the point … Read More Switching from 3rd to 1st person mid-story?

Countdown to Divinity!

So excited, Divinity will be published in another two weeks! Can’t believe it! 8 years in the making!!! Synopsis: How could it come to this? Why would God let this happen to me? These were questions two very different souls in very different circumstances were forced to ask. Giovanni was a poor fisherman living in 16th Century Venice. His entire family had been lost … Read More Countdown to Divinity!

Author Advice Pt. 3

Rewrites are our friends. I know, it’s hard. You’ve just spent days, if not weeks getting your story down on a piece of paper or into a Word file. You’ve worked hard on it, but something just isn’t right. It doesn’t flow and no matter how many times you change things in the story, it still doesn’t work. Now you’re thinking, maybe I should … Read More Author Advice Pt. 3

A New Inspiration

So I recently came across this new song off of Amaranthe’s CD. Over and done. This gave me the idea to rewrite a scene from my upcoming book where the Angel admits that she has romantic feelings that are forbidden for her species. It’s far more poetic now as a result.