As I get down to the business of continuing Jack's story in Book 2 of my Faery Trials series, I get to go through the painstaking and often downright frustrating process of choosing names for new characters that show up in his world. Every author is different when it comes to where they get their… Continue reading What’s In A Name? Tips for Naming Your Characters
I'm really excited to present this guest post from Jenelle L. Schmidt, author of three fantasy novels: King's Warrior, Second Son, and Yorien's Hand, as well as a short-story retelling of Beauty and the Beast entitled "Stone Curse" that can be found in the Five Enchanted Roses anthology by Rooglewood Press.
Have you ever read a story in which the action never stops and the suspense builds and builds without ever giving the characters or reader a chance to breathe? On the surface that sounds like a good idea. More suspense and drama should mean your readers can't turn those pages fast enough. But like with… Continue reading Lightening The Mood: How To Add Humor To Defuse The Situation
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I'll be joining the discussion on retellings this Friday!
The worlds of human and fae are separated for a reason. One faery's act of kindness is another's act of betrayal. Tadgh faces the consequences for what happened in Thorn Kept.