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Character Study

Before I start writing a new story, I need to spend some pretty serious time with the main characters. Yes, I need to figure out their name, appearance, abilities (since I write fantasy), etc. But that's not the really important stuff. To figure out what I have to...

What Almost Was . . .

Fun fact: I had an entire plot line around Sterling Dixon joining Ali and her genies. Who is Sterling Dixon? He is the master of the intrepid transformation genie Gary, the one who set off everything in the story by ordering Gary to steal Tavor from the McMichaels...

Season Three Tropes

As I've mentioned previously, my study of tropes/themes came from reverse harem manga, since that was the tone and feel I was going for in The Genie Whisperer. The most prevalent tropes for season three (now that we're FINALLY making progress with the romantic...

Story Inspirations: The Snake

Warning: If you haven't finished book seven of The Genie Whisperer, The Lost Libraries, this post contains minor spoilers.  Inspiration When it comes to writing, I take inspiration from just about everything. When I was plotting Ali, Illan, and Garan going to the...

Favorite Scenes: The Stolen Truth

I absolutely adore writing. Which is way, of course, I am an author. Otherwise this would be an odd career path, but while I adore writing in general, I can't deny that particular scenes are more fun to write, and I do have my favorites. Multiple of these favorites...