An author blessed with imagination should not only focus on the work in progress, but also visualize the success of their finished book.
In my recent title: The Half Mile of Baby Blue, family dynamics contribute to the overall conflict that frustrates one of my favorite characters, Dot Wheeler, the matriarch and grandmother of the story. Albeit, The Half Mile of Baby of Baby Blue is only a book, but when I speak of family dynamics, I utilize my own personal experiences to bring this story’s conflict alive. The … Read More Family dynamics and Baby Blue
Romantasy … A word descriptor that came to my imaginative senses early in the writing of The Scarlett Mark, A MedEvil Romantasy. A word that in my mind is weaved from the fictional world’s of romance and fantasy, but is not limited by either genre. Romantasy, I’m sure, can pertain to many elements of fiction, but to this writer and in my medieval story, … Read More My Dictionary Meaning of Romantasy
What are your five favorite books, and why? ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R.R. Martin has become a favourite series. I became curious about the books when HBOs television drama, Game of Thrones season one, ended. I had to know what happened next, so I entered into the world of ice and fire. I appreciate the format, in that each chapter displays … Read More An Interview with Shelley Kassian
Published! The Scarlett Mark, a MedEvil Romantasy, became available for purchase in Ebook form on August 6th, 2015 and the print version soon followed on Amazon.com. Finally, after years of writing, I have joined the leagues of other writers who have reached this storied plateau ahead of me. I am honored to find myself in this place. However, I don’t delude myself with sugar-plum … Read More Author, Inc.
A Sea for Summer
A Sea for Summer