Tag: research

“Why Do You Write About Vampires” and Other Questions People Ask About My Writing

When people find out I’m a writer, I get a wide range of reactions. A lot of their questions are the same ones other people have asked before, so I thought it might be interesting to share some of those frequently asked questions.

No Rest for the Wicked

In The Blood is Finally Here! I am so excited that In The Blood, the first book in The Blood Royal Saga is finally out there for people to read and enjoy. For those who are interested in purchasing a copy of In The…

Various and Sundry

Ordinarily, I have a theme I focus on as I write my blog entries, but my mind is everywhere all at once this weekend, so I’m just going to give you pieces of that instead. What I’m writing: I’m working on additions/changes to Book…

NaNoWriMo Time Again

Though I’ve been writing for the last year, my blogging has fallen off. I’m going to be using it over the next month as a way to stave off my urge to use social media throughout the day. I’ll be saving up the the…

Perfect Fusion

People have asked me how much research I do when I’m working on a story. It’s hard to quantify something like that. For me, research is useful, but I don’t like to be tied to what I’ve read. For example, some of my characters…

New Normal

If you want to be taken seriously, be consistent.” I saw this quote yesterday on a friend’s page, and though she was referring to her fitness regimen, it spoke to my beliefs about writing too. Some of the people in my life, when they…