New Release and Freebie!

After much waiting (on my part) I’m excited to announce that The Original has finally gone live on Amazon. It is available for the great price of $2.99 (U.S. dollars). Book Blurb Brie:All I want is to get to grandmother’s house, heal her and find out what really happened the night my parents were killed. But theContinue reading “New Release and Freebie!”

Naming Characters: What’s in a name?

As I mentioned in the previous post, the name of a character is a big part of creating a character. I like to choose names that suit a particular aspect of the character. In Hidden, all dragon and names given to the Arelian race were colours that matched their skin tones. This was actually statedContinue reading “Naming Characters: What’s in a name?”

Behind the Scenes: Hidden

When I first wrote Hidden, the entire book was written from one point of view character: Tully. However, in the editing and re-writes, a lot of pieces were missing. As the author, I knew the backstory and what was going on with the other characters, but telling the story from Tully’s perspective alone wasn’t goingContinue reading “Behind the Scenes: Hidden”

Some Inspiration Behind ‘Hidden’

It was a few years ago. I was hanging out with friends asking them for what they thought would be a good story idea when one member of the group suggested, ‘why don’t you write a story about a dragon and a drum?’ We’d just finished watching a local performance of traditional Japanese drumming, soContinue reading “Some Inspiration Behind ‘Hidden’”