Guest Post on Fresh Fiction: Why I write — and read — Urban Fantasy

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Southern Magic Readers’ Luncheon in my home town of Birmingham, Alabama, where I met one of the editors for the Fresh Fiction website. As they say down here, we got to talking, and I pitched my writing/psychology blog posts as a possible guest spot for them. She … Continue reading Guest Post on Fresh Fiction: Why I write — and read — Urban Fantasy

Character on the Couch: A Superhero with Self-Esteem Problems

Image Source:  http://samurai-ko.deviantart.com/art/Close-Enough-to-Touch-by-HPS-102055941 One of my Twitter writing friends sent me the following dilemma (and the above and below awesome pictures): Character name: Sorina Tavarisch Age: 36 Gender: Female Species (if applicable): Human Cultural or historical context (if important to the story, e.g., if it’s a Regency):  Modern-day/slightly futuristic US city (a la Metropolis or … Continue reading Character on the Couch: A Superhero with Self-Esteem Problems

Review Roundup for Cyber Monday: Mindfulness and The Mountain’s Shadow

My blog tour ended up coinciding with two of the busiest weeks I’ve ever had at my practice, so I wasn’t able to post reviews or links to guest posts as they occurred. Yeah, until my writing really takes off, the day job and its demands have to take priority. Someday… Until then, it’s been … Continue reading Review Roundup for Cyber Monday: Mindfulness and The Mountain’s Shadow