Book Review: Solstice Festival (The Dreamsong Saga #1)

Book Review: Solstice Festival (The Dreamsong Saga #1)Author: Jean DiFalcoGenre: YA Urban Fantasy$$$: $0.91 AUD for Kindle,       (at 3/8/2020)Publisher: Amazon.com Services LLC (18 May 2017) ASIN: B072BZKHDB I give it: 5 stars Partial Blurb from Amazon: “Sixteen-year-old Solé Covari has no real reason to believe her father, disappeared into Alterra’s Fog nearly a decade ago, isContinue reading “Book Review: Solstice Festival (The Dreamsong Saga #1)”

Poem: Desert Sands and Night Dance

There is an exercise that is useful for generating writing that I sometimes use in my art practice. You listen to a song, or look at a piece of art and write what comes to you, inspired by the art.

Samhain Sorcery Cover Reveal

It should come as no shock to you that I’ve been working really hard on the sequel to The Kingston Chronicles; Samhain Sorcery. My goal was to launch it this Halloween (for the Northern Hemisphere Samhain/Halloween) but realistically there is no way I can have the manuscript finished in, and published, in time. I’m workingContinue reading “Samhain Sorcery Cover Reveal”

The Great Mother in Angel Lit

A few weeks ago I spent some time discussing archetypal characters in Young Adult Urban Fantasy, especially how they relate to the sub-genre of Angel Literature, and the archetypes of Eve and Lilith. I’m going to come back to that topic today to talk about the Mother archetype and the relevance of the Great Mother.Continue reading “The Great Mother in Angel Lit”

Creating a Fantasy Map

I never thought I’d end up with a job where I’d have to create a map of a fantasy world, and while my fantasy world is no where near as complicated or in depth as say Middle Earth, I had no idea how hard it is to make a Fantasy map! I am now superContinue reading “Creating a Fantasy Map”

Feminists and Rebel Angels

This is going to be a slightly longer post today. I condensed it as much as I thought I could but it’s longer than my usual posts. During my undergraduate course I wrote a thesis entitled “Feminist Rebels” and Opening Pandora’s Box: The Sins of Female Angels”, and following on from my previous posts about theContinue reading “Feminists and Rebel Angels”

Fallen Angel Lit – Why is it so popular?

I have three main things I like to write about when it comes to my novels: Witches, Fallen Angels and Mermaids. For a short time a couple of years ago I went back to university to study a Masters in Writing (I never finished the course due to health issues) and I chose to baseContinue reading “Fallen Angel Lit – Why is it so popular?”

Art Practice and Deadlines

Today I want to talk about Art Practice and Deadlines. I really hate the term “Art Practice” but I can’t think of a better term so I’m stuck with it. All artists have some kind of art practice. Whether you are an illustrator who draws daily or a painter who keeps an Art Journal; ArtContinue reading “Art Practice and Deadlines”

Goodreads Giveaway Has Ended

Wow what a busy Easter long weekend I’ve had. I didn’t get nearly enough time to read or write but I did get to enjoy the break with my family (whom I don’t get to see very often) and I was able to work on a present for someone very special. My Mom gifted me woolContinue reading “Goodreads Giveaway Has Ended”

Reminder: Goodreads Giveaway Ends in 6 Days

Morning! I’m quickly writing this before my power gets shut off (they’re upgrading the poles in front of my house today). I just wanted to remind you that my Goodreads Giveaway ends in 6 days! You can enter now by clicking the widget. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Kingston Chronicles by B. Forrester Giveaway ends AprilContinue reading “Reminder: Goodreads Giveaway Ends in 6 Days”