Everyone loves a good trickster. I know I do. As a kid who struggled in P.E. class and didn’t have the charisma of the popular kids, I liked that I was at least clever. When I read about tricksters, it showed that a quick mind could win against the strongest giant or the most powerful … Continue reading Trickster Tales
I’m a small woman (It’s true. Read my “About” page on my website.) Sometimes, the world feels too big. Everything is so high and out of reach. There’s all this empty space. It’s lonely and, if I want to dig down really deep, it’s uncomfortable in an existential way. So, I’ve always been fond of … Continue reading The Dark Fantastical Worlds Beneath Us
My seven-year-old is obsessed with My Little Pony, as many children and adults are. For Halloween, she wants to be Twilight Sparkle but also a witch. So, I ordered her a Twilight Sparkle costume and got her a witch hat. She was so delighted at the costume reveal that she gave me a TED Talk … Continue reading The Myth of the Pegasus
There are some people that find a great deal of joy in cleaning their homes. I am not one of those people. I would much rather curl up in a hammock with a book than spend even half an hour doing basic upkeep that any child could master. That being said, I love a good … Continue reading A Broom Is For Sweeping
When I was a little girl, I got in trouble with my school library for checking out D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths so often that no one else got a chance to read it. Oops. So, I promised them I would check out another book and give my Greek myth obsession a rest. So I … Continue reading Divine Evolution & Maman Brigitte
When I was 13 years old, life wasn’t all that great. I had a single working mom who often wasn’t home, because she preferred to stay at her boyfriend’s house and I was old enough to take care of myself, right? I spent most of my non-school time either getting up to trouble with neighborhood … Continue reading The Telverin Trilogy Completes.
Many authors need complete silence to write. Any sound is a distraction from their work. I’m a different kind of writer. I need my music for multiple reasons. I can more easily put myself into the mood of the scene I’m writing. I’m one of those people who needs music on almost all the time. … Continue reading The Music That Inspired Telverin.
The second book in my feminist, inclusive fantasy series, the Telverin Trilogy, releases in 25 days! You can read more about it HERE. I have also opened it up for ARC readers. If you would like to receive a free and early copy of the ebook, in exchange for a free and honest review, please … Continue reading “Flirting With the Tempest” ARC Sign Up
I love Twitter, probably too much. I’ve been feeling very indecisive about what to blog, but Twitter polls helped significantly. So, today, I am going to write another feminist rant about a popular fairytale. I want to go further than that, though, because feminism isn’t feminism if it isn’t intersectional. Being a feminist means caring … Continue reading Peter Pan is Problematic
The Scarlet Flower Hi there, readers! Long time, no blog. I know. Fortunately, this is simply due to all the projects on my plate. So, get ready for a lot more content soon, both on and off the blog! Today, I want to share with you a new Russian fairy tale that has me pretty … Continue reading The Scarlet Flower
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