• Characters,  Facts of Life,  Work-In-Progress

    More Adventures In Writing Land

    For me, finding the right character to lead my story is usually the easy part. If they don’t come with the idea, they show up soon after to lead the way. But you know how things go in Story Land – every story is different. I had a character that I’d been trying to find a story for, and I’d been trying for 3 years!! Around springtime, 2013, I put out a call for a “normal” person, and Riley showed up. And by normal, I mean no special abilities, no superhuman traits. Just a regular freaking girl that you can find in any mall in America. A lot of my…

  • Announcements,  Work-In-Progress

    Pretty Puppet Theatre

    It’s been official for a little while now, but today is the official announcement of my next shiny idea!! (insert balloons and streamers here) ^_^ To refresh, I was choosing between two retellings and a trippy paranormal. Turns out, the trippy paranormal is also a retelling! When I chose it, I cracked open the story notes I had for it and VOILA – retelling. Kind of. So I got exactly what I wanted without even trying!! And it was such a relief, too, because I was missing some important information for one of my characters, and there it was. 🙂 Obviously, I hadn’t looked at the notes since I made them. Like,…