Adapting Mythology – How I’ve Used ‘Telephone’ to Enhance Characters

Drawing on the stories of the past is nothing new. Fairytales, legends, folktales, and mythologies have their hands in many stories across a variety of genres. Dracula, a personal favorite, has been adapted a thousand times and has come to practically define vampires in fiction ever since its creation. Beauty and the Beast has been … Continue reading Adapting Mythology – How I’ve Used ‘Telephone’ to Enhance Characters

When Things Don’t Go Right – Turning Pain into Art

CW: birth story and Covid-19 mention Everyone experiences pain in life. It's inevitable that life brings us stubbed toes, broken bones, break-ups, and loss peppered among the birthdays, desserts, weddings, and victories. The inspiration for this post comes from a recent experience of mine - the birth of my baby boy. While I have been … Continue reading When Things Don’t Go Right – Turning Pain into Art

To Pseudonym or Not to Pseudonym – 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding

I've recently had two amazing things happen. I had a baby and not long after I signed a publishing contract! As such, I will be publishing my first ever novel. This leaves me with a dilemma. When I first started work on my story, I assumed I would need to use a pseudonym to hide … Continue reading To Pseudonym or Not to Pseudonym – 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding