While reading Norse Mythology by Neil Gaimen, I couldn’t help but raise an eyebrow at the adventures of Thor, Loki and Odin. We live in a time where characters are expected to be deep and often complicated with various emotions. My first criticism of any story I read is whether or not the characters are … Continue reading Character Design : How do you write a deity?
Have you ever seen the development of a character that was so well done you can't help but think "My god that was beautiful"? I honestly felt that after watching the "Honor and Glory" Overwatch movie from Blizzard. It actually made my eyes well up. If you haven't seen it yet I highly recommend watching … Continue reading The Impact of a Well Designed Character
I came to a revelation the other day when discussing getting a review from a friend. He had told me that, on average, he finishes reading a book a week. It made me stop and take a look at my own reading habits. I used to be a somewhat avid reader, before I started writing … Continue reading An Author who stopped Reading
While writing the second book of my series, I've constantly been finding myself at odds with furthering the story. There are plot points that have to happen but finding the route to those points is far more difficult than I imagined. It never occurred to me that developing the plot is different than developing the … Continue reading Character Development vs Plot Development
Hello everyone! Some exciting news, The Legend of Nariko : The Mark of Silverfrost is now in paperback! https://www.amazon.com/Legend-Nariko-Mark-Silverfrost/dp/0995968209/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= This is easily the one achievement I am most proud of so far. It really was a touching moment for me the very first time I held the book in my hands. Nothing compares to the … Continue reading The Mark of Silverfrost now in Paperback!
Hello everyone! Fantastic news!! The update is now live for anyone who purchased The Legend of Nariko : The Mark of Silverfrost. You can go to the Amazon website, log in, and then go to Manage Your Content and Devices and you should be able update the book there. If you have trouble doing so, please … Continue reading Mark of Silverfrost Update Live!
With my first book published and having calmed down from the excitement that came along with it, I started working towards the sequel. I have the overarching plot across all the books in my mind and knew all the key events that had to happen in each book. I was excited to write fresh new … Continue reading The Challenge in a Sequel