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!
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
Dark magic, blood magic, magic coming with a terrible price...these are all expected tropes in the fantasy genre and I suppose the reason for this is simply that they work! But why do they work? I think it all comes down to the point that magic must come at a cost and, well...it's just more … Continue reading Magic Has To Be Spooky
Hey y'all! This will be my last chapter share from Submerged because today is its release day! I hope you've enjoyed these chapters 🙂 Don't forget to get your copy of Submerged, wherever books are sold. Traveling on the road was somehow worse than their trek through the desert. The only time they saw anyone … Continue reading Submerged: Chapter Five