The Art of Backstory ~ Fantasy Fiction Novel Problems and Solutions Anaylsis

The Vanishing Island ~ An Analysis of Back- Story       Back-story is an important element to any story. It creates the reasons the characters act the way they do and clues the reader into their motivations.        Both my characters (Emperor Wei Shu and Aine the Selkie) have back-stories. I slowly reveal their back-stories throughout the book. Water Lily…

Audio Books and Podcasting

It’s a rainy and grey day in the Pacific Northwest today, imagine that right! After weeks of sunshine and warm weather it is a relief. I’m sure my blueberries, strawberries, parsley and yard and in general will be happy. Today I have lines from a song in Bambi “drip, drip, drop, little april showers…” going through my…