Guest Blog: Sarah Delena White on Monsters, Misfits, and Mushy Stuff

(It's time for another special feature - an author shares about the monsters, misfits, and mushy stuff in their book! This time, the author is Sarah Delena White and the book is Halayda)) Monsters Venture in Faerie, and you’ll meet a lot of scary creatures. From banshee assassins, to faerie hounds who hunt their prey … Continue reading Guest Blog: Sarah Delena White on Monsters, Misfits, and Mushy Stuff

Guest Blog: Amy Brock McNew on Monsters, Misfits, Mushy Stuff, and Reluctant Warriors

(This week I'm delighted to hand the blog over to author Amy Brock McNew and her newest release, Reconciliation!) Thanks so much for having me today, Janeen! I’m excited to share some insider stuff from The Reluctant Warrior Chronicles! To kick things off…Monsters. In TRWC, I’ve got plenty of those. Angels (let’s face it, they … Continue reading Guest Blog: Amy Brock McNew on Monsters, Misfits, Mushy Stuff, and Reluctant Warriors

Why I Write Monsters, Part 2 – Because I Feel Like One

Welcome to a post I've debated writing for a while now. One that scares me to go into even now as I type these words, hoping that possibly I'll chicken out before actually getting to the 'juicy bits' that are personal revelations. Indoor sports games hurt me. Basketball, volleyball, soccer--anything in a loud, echoey chamber. … Continue reading Why I Write Monsters, Part 2 – Because I Feel Like One

Why I Write Monsters, Part 1 – Mary Shelley

Yesterday was Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's birthday. She's most well known for writing Frankenstein . Frankenstein is  one of the strongest influences in my horror and suspense. Although her style is a lot more Gothic and flowery than mine, Shelley asks deep, intelligent questions about the nature of man, of creation, of life itself. Furthermore, her story betrays … Continue reading Why I Write Monsters, Part 1 – Mary Shelley