Research: The Devil is in the Details

When you write a novel, you’re going to run into research. Whether it be about diet or hygiene of a certain era or mythology and religious texts, doing your research will add a layer of depth to your world building. Hopefully, you won’t go into detail to the point of boring just to show howContinue reading “Research: The Devil is in the Details”

Excerpt from Eastside Faerie: A (Sub) Urban Fantasy II

While I query Eastside Hedge Witch: A (Sub) Urban Fantasy, I thought I’d start other projects just in case it tanks. But, the story and characters drew me back in. The first book, though it served the purpose thematically of proving Miriam should not run from her problems and accept herself and her magic, wasContinue reading “Excerpt from Eastside Faerie: A (Sub) Urban Fantasy II”

Writing Paranormal Women’s Fiction vs Urban Fantasy

I’m a planster. Meaning I plot a little, I’ll do character mock up and story boards on Pinterest before I start writing, but leave pretty much everything up to the zero draft to work itself out. This method isn’t one that I suggest. Many times I’ve found myself rewriting and never finishing a draft becauseContinue reading “Writing Paranormal Women’s Fiction vs Urban Fantasy”