Writing

What’s In A Name? Tips for Naming Your Characters

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

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Fairytales · Writing

Guest Post by Jenelle L. Schmidt

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. 

Writing

Lightening The Mood: How To Add Humor To Defuse The Situation

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