Tag Archive: fiction

U for Unicorn – #atozchallenge

Unicorns. The fabled horse-like creatures with a single horn protruding from their heads.  They represent purity, virginity, etc. Who knows where these things originated?  Was it the rhinocerous? The narwhal? The drunken delusions… Continue reading

O for Oath – #atozchallenge

What is our fascination with the taking of an oath, especially within fantasy fiction? Is it our remembrance of the oaths, vows, and covenants of our ancestors?  Or is it our desperation for… Continue reading

M for Magic – #atozchallenge

Magic is what differentiates fantasy from science fiction. Fantasy is all about what isn’t possible, science fiction is all about what might be possible. Most of the time (but not all), there is… Continue reading

K for Killing – #atozchallenge

Ah, killing. Have you all met my friend Lissa at Quid for Quill yet?  If not, go poke around her blog.  She’s awesome. Well, Lissa and I know each other in real life… Continue reading

J for Jealousy – #atozchallenge

So many stories revolve around jealousy. Lord of the Rings is filled with jealousy.  The whole vicious cycle starts when Smeagol becomes jealous of Deagol after they find the One Ring.  Eventually, the… Continue reading

I for Ill-fated – #atozchallenge

Ill-fated, doomed, destined for misfortune. These fates make for such wonderful characters. It’s terrible to say, but it’s true.  And most of my main characters seem to be ill-fated. There’s Sachi, of course,… Continue reading

Tuesday Tantalizer – Shades of the Orient by Stephanie Guerrero (Book Review)

Hi everyone! Welcome to another installment of Tuesday Tantalizers!  It’s been a little while since I’ve done one, but it’s not because I’ve forgotten.  I just haven’t had time. A while back, I… Continue reading

Thursday Tales – FINALLY Taphim’s wife :D

So, I’m about halfway done with Taphim’s wife’s character chart.  And I have a name for her.  First, though, I want to show the picture I found that is her. Someone pinned/re-pinned/whatever’d it on… Continue reading

Thursday Tales – Lucky Seven (Not Taphim’s wife, sorry!)

Okay, everyone, that’s the last time I promise a blog post that I haven’t written yet.  I really meant to have something about Taphim’s wife ready, cause she’s been talking to me all… Continue reading

CSFF Day 3 – The Realms Thereunder Review

Hi again everyone!  Today is the final day for this month’s CSFF blog tour, and I’m relieved because the rest of the week won’t be quite as hectic, but also sad because it’s… Continue reading

CSFF Day 2 – A Peek in The Realms Thereunder

People, let me tell you it has been a crazy hectic week!  And it’s not even half over yet >_<. First things first, though, we have a winner for the Restless Spirits giveaway… Continue reading

Friday Findings – Misc. Treasures

Hi everyone! I’m so very excited because I have a few local offerings for Friday Findings this morning! First up, the Ozark Creative Writers conference was the first writing conference I attended.  This… Continue reading

Thursday Tales – HE finally has a name!

So, Sachi’s nameless lover finally has a name! Before I go further, though, I must take a moment and thank Lissa for introducing me to the band Within Temptation back during NaNo.  My… Continue reading

Tuesday Tantalizer – Guest Post and “Restless Spirits” Book Giveaway with author Jean Marie Bauhaus

Hi everyone!  Welcome to another Tuesday Tantalizer! Happy Valentine’s Day, as well! At the end of this post, we’ll draw the winner for the Shades of the Orient giveaway that Stephanie Guerrero graciously… Continue reading

Saturday Sundries – The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton, Author Interview & Giveaway!

Hi everyone! I’ve got a special treat for you this Saturday! We’re having an extra interview and giveaway this week.  I met Rebecca Hamilton on Twitter, and she had a book come out… Continue reading

Saturday Sundries – Look at what I did! (and my first writing nightmare O.O)

So, I’ve been playing around with the blog a lot lately, but I’ll go into that in a bit. First, I’m going to tell you about my nightmare. Boy, was it a nightmare.

#Nightgale Week 4 – Writing is Immortality

I signed up to do the #Nightgale challenge that Stevie McCoy of Glitterword has put together. These will be 4 stories, posted over 4 weeks in January, a minimum word count of 200… Continue reading

#Nightgale Week 3

I signed up to do the #Nightgale challenge that Stevie McCoy of Glitterword has put together. These will be 4 stories, posted over 4 weeks in January, a minimum word count of 200… Continue reading

If You Couldn’t Write . . .

Why do you write? Is it a desire, or a hobby, or a need? How you answer that question would determine your answer to the question of “What sense would you rather lose… Continue reading

#Nightgale Week 2

I signed up to do the #Nightgale challenge that Stevie McCoy of Glitterword has put together. These will be 4 stories, posted over the next 4 weeks, a minimum word count of 200… Continue reading

#Nightgale Week 1

A few weeks ago, I signed up to do the #Nightgale challenge that Stevie McCoy of Glitterword has put together. I can’t believe it’s already time to start! These will be 4 stories,… Continue reading