Posts Categorized: ideas

WORLD-BUILDING

One of my least favorite things about writing has always been the world-building aspect. I like to dive in and just start writing. Unfortunately, this usually means that along the way I get hung up on things like, “What sort of currency does this culture use?” or “Hmm, is there a creation myth in this… Read more »

KING’S WARRIOR eXtras

Okay, I’m cheating a bit on this letter. But I’m also writing this post in response to a formal request, which was the following: “I would really like to know what you think of your book. I’d like to know what your favorite scene is, and why. I’d also be interested to know what scene… Read more »

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

I am in the process of editing the second and third books of the Minstrel’s Song quadrilogy (that’s a four-book series). I am about three-quarters of the way through the first book in my new fantasy(with a dash of sci-fi) book… which will most likely be another trilogy. But what’s next? I never wanted to… Read more »

“Murdered by pirates is good.”

“Oh better far to live and die under the brave black flag I fly, than play a sanctimonious part with a pirate head and a pirate heart!” When I was little, my favorite thing in the world to do was play “make believe” with my cousins. There were 8 of us girls within 4 years… Read more »