The Spheres of Influence
The Spheres of Influence and the lords and ladies that rule them.
Euphemia Graham, the Queen of Secrets
Patrician, entitled, glamorous, and ruthless in the pursuit of power, Euphemia Graham is a sorcerer and master-spy with her lips pressed to the ear of the Crown.
Playlist: Waking the Witch
Some of the music I listened to while writing Waking the Witch.
Inspiring Your Protagonist to Act (Moral Foundations)
When creating a dynamic character to carry your story, it’s important that they be strongly motivated to drive the plot forward. It makes them more interesting, and the story a lot more fun. When I was writing the first novel in The Witch of Cheyne Heath series, Waking the Witch, I was researching psychological models…
Hooking The Audience
The most important page of any book is the first. Those first few paragraphs and that first sentence can make or break the book. How many times have you picked up a novel, read the first page, and put it back down? I had the good fortune to take a seminar with best-selling author Jody…
The Shining Continent (World Building)
In the fantasy world of my new series, The Shining Continent, there are four different nations, each one with their own magic system built on power that flows from their own Source Font of magic: Vulpesh: The northernmost of the four nations. Vulpestrians evolved from the foxes that hunted in the forests beneath the Northern…