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War! It’s Good for the Plot!

War is a gruesome reality that is often romanticized in literature while the truth is that war is just gruesome. Aside from the romanticized version of glorious battles won for patriotic purposes, war is sometimes necessary for the plot. The best stories are those that mirror our own lives and unfortunately, war is a bitter… Continue reading War! It’s Good for the Plot!

Dance of the Elements · DOTE · Ignited · Magic

Meet the Evil Weapon: Blood Chains

Yes, weapons can too be evil! Or at least, I can do my best to make them sound that way. In many ways, blood chains are the original antagonist of the book as their placement on Jura's father is the catalyst of the series. In this scene, Jura contemplates everything she knows about the beautiful… Continue reading Meet the Evil Weapon: Blood Chains

Dance of the Elements · Magic · More About Me · YA Fantasy

Meet the Character: Shadow Dancers

Every story needs a secret group of assassin spies run by a sadistic evil queen, am I right? The Shadow Dancers were said to be a secret group of assassins, thieves and spies. There was no proof of their existence and many believed the guild was nothing but a story to frighten children. Ignited, Chapter… Continue reading Meet the Character: Shadow Dancers