Character and Song Number Twelve: Mark Ashton

Here is anger. Here is pain. Here is a man whose every life is haunted by his greatest enemy: his wife. Mark is the reincarnated king who wed Queen Aeryn so long ago. Usually his life ends by her hand. In the Allison Dutch series he returns for one final chance to redeem himself, one […]

Universal Appeal

Lately, the voices in my head have been shouting, screaming, cajoling, and bickering. Since I’ve written very little this year while I concentrate on publishing each character has decided to pop up at inopportune moments to pester me about when I’ll visit them again. I tell them to shush to no avail; they come back […]

Character and Song Number Ten: Michon

Hold on. Is that…is that my name? Curious. It appears that the author has stepped into their own story-in order to heal. Against a backdrop of cuil level six insanity a young Michon works to sort her head and her secrets out. Michon first appears in The Black Tree series and pops up in various […]

Character and Song Number One: Riel

I’m not really going to introduce my characters in order. I’m just going to write about whoever I like the most that day. I want to start with Riel because he’s such a loud character. He is first introduced in The Life of Allison Dutch. He’s a blond, green-eyed scaroth vampire who meets Queen Aeryn […]

Integrated Living: Introduction

Humans tend to have this strange habit of walking around each day and chopping their life into bits. They chop others’ lives into bits, too, at any opportunity. We have this natural ability to categorize, organize, and analyze yet issues arise when this is applied improperly. When we try to measure other people or ourselves […]

The Changing of Allison Dutch

I am in the process of reprinting my first two books and printing the last book (in this series, not period) for the first time. If you don’t know, I am the author of the Allison Dutch series. The first book is called The Changing of Allison Dutch and follows the start of Allie’s dark […]

Transformation

“I believe there’s a common ground in what all gifted writers write. It has to do with their wish to turn darkness into light.” ~ Mandy Patinkin -Entertainer I was given a little nugget of wisdom by a friend years ago that life must always be equal, and that when the sun comes up, it […]