Book Review: Lord Loss by Darren Shan

I reread the first book in the Demonata series, LORD LOSS, by Darren Shan, and basically re-lived my book-loving teenagehood. This review does not contain spoilers.

Currently Writing: Chaos Mage Chapter 1

This is the first chapter of the Rune Mage sequel, CHAOS MAGE, which will be posted in the same book as Book 1. To read Book 1, click here. This will contain spoilers for Book 1. Chapter 1: The Execution

Wattpad Block Party Winter 2018

As mentioned in a previous post, I shall be guest-posting in Kelly Anne Blount‘s Wattpad Block Party Winter 2018. After hearing suggestions from all my readers, I’ve decided to talk about fantasy story plotting, specifically regarding Rune Mage, including magic lore, character building, motivations, and the actual plotting process. It’ll be heavily condensed, because there’s only…

What to do After Finishing a First Draft

On 27th July 2017, Rune Mage was finished at 199k words after NaNoWriMo 2016 and two lots of Camp NaNoWriMo 2017. Then I hit a wall. What now? I had several plot bunnies boiling for the past few months and was too happy to jump straight into a different project, but I knew this was always my pattern…

Indie Spotlight: Agents of the Third Party: Blackmail: The Beginning

Indie author promotion! Agents of the Third Party: BlackMail: The Beginning by Arthur David Mystery, thriller, crime, action, adventure — all rolled into one exciting read! The Third Party is a secret organization dedicated to moving humanity towards a future of peace and prosperity. A future where hunger, poverty, and war no longer exist. An…

Meet My Villain #3 (Rise of the Vengeful Dragon)

This post is about one of the villains in my fantasy novel Rise of the Vengeful Dragon, which is free to read on Wattpad. As with all “Meet My Character” blog posts, this contains **SPOILERS**.

Wattpad Spotlight: A Will of Steel

Book promotion! “A Will of Steel” by isabellaawrites Calling fantasy and dragon lovers! Is action and magic your thing? Is a fight for survival your cup of tea? Check this out! As a renowned Drak Rider, Rhiannon Elers and her dragon, Iberax, fly all over Ilrion exploring what she never got to see when executing…

Wattpad Spotlight: Minstrel

Book promotion! “Minstrel” by NightWing707 Check out this epic fantasy adventure set in medieval times, where music is forbidden and a young girl is pursued in her efforts to save her brother. In a world where music is against the law, Creak, a young musician, finds herself as one of the king’s targets. In order…

Wattys2017: Vote and Support!

Wattys2017 is upon us! The annual Wattpad contest where Wattpadders compete for renown and recognition, for the most-read books and most-beloved stories, for the title of the best of the best! And guess what? Both March City and Rune Mage are entered! Want to support them? Here’s what you can do, between now and 1st August: 1) Vote on the…

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2017

July Camp NaNoWriMo is just round the corner! What are you guys doing for it? After the high of completing NaNoWriMo2016 and then April Camp 2017 and getting my groove back into writing — and I’m enjoying writing Rune Mage so much — I’m pretty psyched to do July Camp 2017. The problem is as always:…