Tough Girls Can’t be Girly?

I’m a little late on getting this blog out because I’ve been working on revisions for Balfor’s Salvation and got caught up in a tricky couple of scenes that just weren’t coming out the way I wanted them to. I finally realized that I need to just take a break and get back to them …

You Haven’t Seen What’s Up My Sleeve!

Okay, so it happens. I knew it was going to happen. The first one-star review. No matter how prepared I am, it never fails to sting. That being said, the reviewer took the time to leave a thoughtful review which covered their dissatisfaction with certain elements of the book, rather than a one-liner simply bashing …

Mars needs women. The infertile need not apply. >:(

I am a huge fan of alien romance novels, which probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone. One of my favorite tropes is the “Mars needs women” trope. I’ve read the scenario many times. Alien males need females to breed with because something happened to theirs, so they discover that human women are compatible …

Umbrose: The “Not-so” Evil Demons

When I first came up with the concept for Lilith’s Fall, it was nothing like it eventually turned out to be. The initial idea was to take a creature considered absolutely evil and show a different side to him. I cycled through a host of monsters (and have written manuscripts with monsters as heroes that …