Category: Historical Fiction

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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.

The End

This won’t necessarily focus on one story, or even one series. It will more focus on serials and how the ending are handled. So let’s get to it, shall we? Everyone loves a good ending, everyone. But what makes a good ending and what makes a bad one? Is a good ending the fairy tale happy ending where the hero gets the girl and … Read More The End

New Novel on the Way: Divinity!

Hi all, just wanted to let you know about an exciting new book that is due for release this November. This was my first full length Novel and really was the pathway to writing Magnifica. After 8 years of rewrites and being put on the back-burner for Magnfica due to a lack of publishing interest, I revisited Divinity, rewrote it, and broke it up … Read More New Novel on the Way: Divinity!