Speculative fiction writer with a mermaids and pirates debut novel, now working on a Gothic space fantasy.
“IF I AM WORTH ANYTHING LATER,
I AM WORTH SOMETHING NOW.
FOR WHEAT IS WHEAT,
EVEN IF PEOPLE THINK IT IS
A GRASS IN THE BEGINNING.”
— Van Gogh
After a year of voiceless captivity, a bloodthirsty siren fights to return home while avoiding the lure of a suspiciously friendly and eccentric pirate captain.
This lighthearted yet dangerous tale of family and forgiveness guarantees your heart will be stolen (if not eaten) by sirens.
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There are a lot of odd rules floating around about descriptions (some of which are useful and others… not so much), but to form writing theories that any writer can apply to their own work without losing their personal style, we often need to…