Books, Writing

New Adult: A Reader’s/Writer’s Perspective

I’ve seen and heard many people ask the question: what is the difference between young adult and new adult novels? A very understandable question since there are many aspects and topics addressed in the two genres that overlap. So, since I write and read both genres, I thought I write a post that explains the… Continue reading New Adult: A Reader’s/Writer’s Perspective

Holidays, New on the Blog, Writing

Happy New Year: A 2017 Sum Up and Goals for 2018

Happy New Year to all my Readers! I don’t want to make this long. It's just been a while since I last posted my writing achievements and goals on my website. Plus, one of the things I like to focus on this new year is my blog--and I felt this was a good first step.… Continue reading Happy New Year: A 2017 Sum Up and Goals for 2018

Inspiration, Writing

Fictional and Real Pirate Women that Inspired my Character

Meriden Cummings, the main character from Death Island, is living her life during the Golden Age of Piracy (1650 to 1730). It’s during this age that women made their mark at sea. Some you might have heard of while others you might have not, such as Mary Read, Rachel Wall, and Cheng I Sao. Many… Continue reading Fictional and Real Pirate Women that Inspired my Character

Books, Writing

2016 Book/WIP Boyfriends

To wrap up the year, I want to sum up my read and writing experience by the number of book/WIP boyfriends this year. Honestly, this year has been a bit of a slump in quantity, but still perfect quality. Book Boyfriends: February 2016 Easton from Descent--I've loved this character throughout the series and was thrilled that… Continue reading 2016 Book/WIP Boyfriends

Inspiration, Research, Writing

The Weighing of the Heart: the Sins and Virtues of the Descendants of Isis

In my series, the Descendants of Isis, one of the ancient beliefs I refer to regularly, especially when it comes to Seth O’Keefe’s sacrifice, is the Weighing of the Heart. In saving Natti, a sin in itself, Seth has given up his god’s protection over his heart, and with it, his chances of an eternal… Continue reading The Weighing of the Heart: the Sins and Virtues of the Descendants of Isis

Inspiration, Research, Writing

Five Egyptian Gods You Don’t Want to Cross

The ancient Egyptians worshipped numerous gods and goddesses. A result of the unification of the country’s many territories. Unfortunately, they are now considered remnants and images of a past civilization that lived thousands of years ago. Even so, there were a few of the divine, despite any good intentions, you wouldn’t what to meet first… Continue reading Five Egyptian Gods You Don’t Want to Cross