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.
(And why hinges rock.) Please excuse me while I assign already well-loved terms new meanings for my own benefit. (This is to say, writing terminology means something slightly different or goes by slightly different terms depending on who you ask. Two of the definitions…
Though perhaps not quite standard procedure, I am delighted to reveal a cover created by none other than yours truly. This fun, wintery fantasy romance was a joy to work on, (smack in the middle of a heat wave, of all times), and I…
PART ONE: the basics. PART TWO: the nitty gritty. PART THREE: common pitfalls and easy fixes. Here we’ll cover some common situations where writing respectful non-binary characters can be trickier. Writing Non-human Non-binary characters. Non-human non-binary characters aren’t inherently disrespectful to non-binary people, but…