Hi there! One of the best parts of storytelling is crafting worlds to suit your narrative. This doesn't just apply to speculative fiction; every story is, in a way, its own world. It's a place your reader can settle into like a favorite chair - or an iron throne, depending on what sort of world … Continue reading on Heartfire
New content sneak peek!
Hiya! It's almost Thanksgiving here in the US, and I have so much to be thankful for. In an effort to give something back, and because I love you, here's a sneak peek of an upcoming Catalyst Moon novella featuring a character you don't know, but will meet in Book Four. Atanar was originally in … Continue reading New content sneak peek!
Character spotlight – Milo
Milo in Catalyst Moon: At the start of Incursion, (Book 1), Milo is approximately 18 years old. He's often described as a burly fellow; tall and broad-shouldered, which belies his gentle nature. Black hair, fair skin, and bright blue eyes give him a "fresh" appearance and make his status as a "burnie," (a new sentinel), … Continue reading Character spotlight – Milo
character spotlight – Stonewall
Chad White, model and visual inspiration for Stonewall. No apologies for the shirtless pic. 😍 Stonewall in Catalyst Moon: At the start of Incursion, (Book 1), Stonewall is approximately 24 years old. He has black hair and brown skin, with light brown eyes. He's of an average build, (height and weight), but a lifetime of … Continue reading character spotlight – Stonewall
character spotlight: Kalinda Halcyon
Picture courtesy of Linda Gavin and Inkitt Kali in Catalyst Moon: At the start of Incursion (Book 1), Kali is approximately 24 years old. She has dark brown hair and eyes, and is of a petite build. She believes that she was born with a malformed knee joint, which gives her a limp can cause great … Continue reading character spotlight: Kalinda Halcyon
preview of Catalyst Moon: Exile
Hello, friends. These last several weeks, life has been crazy. (Which is putting it mildly.) Between an amazing vacation, a nasty cold, and a...tumultuous election, writing has been slow. But slow progress is still progress, and I'm moving forward on a project that's been hanging over me for some time: Catalyst Moon: Exile. (Title subject to … Continue reading preview of Catalyst Moon: Exile
character spotlight: Eris Echina
Amazing original art provided by Emma Skysong! Eris Echina (pre-married name: Eris Nassor) At the time of Incursion, Eris is approximately 24 years old. She was born in the township of Shia, in Silverwood Province, to Igraine and Gerald Nassor. Her family was well off, with a prosperous farming business and a large estate. Eris' … Continue reading character spotlight: Eris Echina
Worldbuilding is an essential part of any speculative fiction author's life. Your world should be a backdrop to the characters and their struggles, but in order for the reader to be fully immersed in that world, an author should strive to make it as rich and complex as they can. Of course, a lot of … Continue reading on mythology
Hi there! As I wade through the murky waters of Book Two, (Breach), I thought I'd share a bit of worldbuilding with y'all. These are some of my notes on hematite, the "dispelling stone," ie: the substance that sentinels ingest in order withstand magic. In addition to granting increased speed and strength, hematite will drastically … Continue reading On hematite