Category Archives: Inspiration & Creativity

10 Outstanding Fantasy Movies

Most authors have dreamt about their books being made into movies. If I am ever one of those lucky enough to see this dream fulfilled, I’d want ‘my movie’ to be in league with these outstanding fantasy movies (in no … Continue reading

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Should Children Be Exposed to Fantasy and Magic?

Today’s tour host is fellow fantasy author TC Southwell, with a guest post from me about healing magic in today’s world. Don’t forget that today is the last day you can get Michelle Louring’s The Angel’s Voice, Books 1 & … Continue reading

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14 Inspirational – Sometimes Funny – Quotes on Creativity

1. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh 2. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” ~ Albert Einstein 3. “Imagination is the beginning … Continue reading

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Found-Footage: A New Literary Genre?

Guest post by author Scott Bonasso My latest book, The Tree of Knowledge, is technically a science fiction story. However, in writing TOK, my goal was to create a science fiction story that wasn’t ‘science fiction-y’. And not just in … Continue reading

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5 Quotes for Writers to Live By

We all need encouragement and inspiration from time to time, and I find the following writing quotes do the trick when I hit a slump in my writing. Thankfully, I don’t need inspiration right now, as my muse is keeping … Continue reading

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Interview with Books & Shovels founder, Jeremiah Walton

“Individually, we are whispers. Collectively, we are a scream.” ~ Books & Shovels Today I bring you an interview with Books & Shovels founder Jeremiah Walton. Jeremiah’s vibrant personality caught my attention from the word go, and I believe that, … Continue reading

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Legendary Ryokin – A New Fantasy Creature

I’m mad about dragons, elves and other popular fantasy beings, but I wanted to be a little more original in my Legends of Origin series… and so the mighty ryokin came into being. Minus any spoilers… The ryokin are sentient … Continue reading

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10 Things You Need to Know About Sociopaths

1. They make excellent book characters. 2. They are masters of deception and manipulation. 3. They will charm your socks off, even if you aren’t wearing any. They’re that good. 4. They are usually highly intelligent.

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