It’s a lengthy process! Honestly, the characters that I have now are a very far cry from the characters I had when I first conceived the story many years ago. Emmy used to be a much darker character, and she committed suicide in the narrative, only to be brought back to life. She was a… Continue reading Getting to Know You: How do you develop your plots and characters?
When a beautiful princess refuses to marry the prince her father has chosen, her father is furious and locks her in a tower. She has seven long years of solitude to think about her insolence. But the princess is not entirely alone - she has her maid, Dashti. Petulant and spoilt, the princess eats the… Continue reading Book Review: Book of a Thousand Days
My answer to this used to be "Is there ever a time I'm not writing?" That, however, is no longer true. The majority of my time is spent looking after my young baby! But truly, I spend the majority of my free time (usually once Bub is asleep) writing, editing, tweaking, thinking of new ideas… Continue reading Getting to Know You: What Do You Do When You’re Not Writing?
When Nadia’s family moves to Captive’s Sound, she instantly realizes there’s more to it than meets the eye. Descended from witches, Nadia senses a dark and powerful magic at work in her new town. Mateo has lived in Captive’s Sound his entire life, trying to dodge the local legend that his family is cursed -… Continue reading Review: Spellcaster by Claudia Gray
I grew up loving fantasy novels and my dad encouraged me to read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings at a fairly early age. My most favourite of his recommendations was The Malloreon and The Belgariad, both epic fantasy by David Eddings. I fell in love with Garion and Silk and Barak and… Continue reading Getting to Know You: Why Did You Decide to Write Fantasy?