Posts Categorized: Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Golden Daughter Release Party

Tonight I am participating in Anne Elisabeth Stengl’s release party for her latest Goldstone Wood novel: Golden Daughter! I am so excited about this book, y’all! Masayi Sairu was raised to be dainty, delicate, demure . . . and deadly. She is one of the emperor’s Golden Daughters, as much a legend as she is… Read more »


Thanks to all who offered suggestions and commiseration on my last post about my struggles with being motivated to write. I definitely appreciate it, and will be using those strategies in the future! Apparently, sometimes I just need to whine for a bit… get it out of my system, so to speak. Because after writing… Read more »


Greetings, Dear Reader! I know my posts have been a bit “famine or flood” lately, and I do promise to get back to a regular posting schedule soon (and not an every day one). I’m just participating in a few exciting things going on right here at the end of May/beginning of June, so you get a… Read more »


One reader asked the following question, and I’m going to address it today: Do fantasy books need crazy, unpronounceable names? How do you come up with yours? What are the meanings behind your names? Did any of the characters go through different names until you came up with “the right one”? Before I get started,… Read more »