IWSG Day: Chemical Language

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. April’s Question is: What was an early experience where you learned that language has power?     The word “chemical” has a lot of power. As a kid, it was a word thatContinue reading “IWSG Day: Chemical Language”

IWSG April: Wishful Writing

  The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. April’s Question is: If you could use a wish to help you write just ONE scene/chapter of your book, which one would it be? (examples: fight scene / first kiss scene /Continue reading “IWSG April: Wishful Writing”

Book Review: Echoes

It’s been a while since I’ve read a paranormal romance centered around vampires. However, I used to be a big fan of the Sookie Stackhouse books, before HBO ruined them with “True Blood,” so when I had a chance to get an ARC  of Echoes from the author, I took it. Echoes was one ofContinue reading “Book Review: Echoes”

Settings and Urban Fantasy

Some of the books that made me fall in love with the genre of urban fantasy were set in actual cities, or I guess, technically, they’re not really those cities but alternate magical versions of them.  The Dresden Files was set in Chicago and Greywalker was set in Seattle, so I when set to write urbanContinue reading “Settings and Urban Fantasy”

Book Review: Empire of Light

I received a free copy of Empire of Light from the author, Alex Harrow, in exchange for a fair and honest review. Empire of Light was an action packed read that was challenging to review without giving away, but I think I’ve manage to come up with something spoiler free. There was no shortage of actionContinue reading “Book Review: Empire of Light”

Book Review: A Blade So Black

A Blade so Black is my new favorite Wonderland story! Instead of simply regurgitating a version of Lewis Carroll’s tale or taking elements of it and twisting them into something far more gruesome, it’s more of a “what happened way later” type of story blended with what I’ve come to think of as classic YAContinue reading “Book Review: A Blade So Black”

IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. December’s Question is: Besides writing what other creative outlets do you have? Other than writing, photography has been my most consistent creative outlet. I loved taking pictures even when all I had wasContinue reading “IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets”