The World of The Fury Triad – Harry Potter Fanfiction and Fandom As Early Influences

The World of The Fury Triad – Harry Potter Fanfiction and Fandom As Early Influences

I have been asked whether Harry Potter  and its fandom influenced the creation of The Fury Triad. Really! Why would you even imagine that Snape influenced This Crumbling Pageant’s villain, Mr Jones, aka Vespasian Wyllt? ::blinks innocently:: Wait. Am I being coy? I am being coy. Enough of that piffle. You wouldn’t be the first to notice. The review that spelled it out with the most detail came from Author Ashlyn Macnamara, whom I...

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This Weekend I Shall Wear Makeup, because, DFWCon!

This Weekend I Shall Wear Makeup, because, DFWCon!

Be a writer they said. You don’t have to wash your hair, put on makeup, and leave your dogs, they said. But they didn’t say anything about writers’ conferences. I’m not complaining. In fact, I can’t wait. DFWCon is an amazing conference for writers at every stage of their career, from just beginning to best seller. I will be at DFWCon speaking on these topics: Writing With Passion is More than Opening a Vein Forget...

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Of Goddesses and Sunsets and Swots and Writers with Wandering Minds…

Of Goddesses and Sunsets and Swots and Writers with Wandering Minds…

A writer’s studio. What a stunning image. I love impressionism and the colours in this are so saturated and glorious! Some writers say that windows and views distract them. In my case they help create a creative ambiance and are less likely to distract me from writing than many other things. Of course this sunset or sunrise? Would distract in the very best way. I have described sunrises and sunsets in my books and sometimes the words seem...

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Be Part of the Magic and the Healing Where Fantasy and Neurology Collide.

Be Part of the Magic and the Healing Where Fantasy and Neurology Collide.

I’m proud to be a backer of an exciting new Kickstarter for a fantasy short story anthology Unlocking the Magic. I also hope to be a contributor; I’ll be submitting a story myself, hoping to join fabulous editor Vivian Caethe and writers like Cat Rambo, Jody Lynn Nye, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Ferret Steinmetz, and Kristi Helvig. And by the way, kudos to Holly Heisey for the fabulous art! For those interested, there will be an open...

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