Tag: Writing

Behind the Author: Where it Began

Insights into Layla Stone, her writing, her process and her imagination.   What do you do when you are not writing? If I’m not writing, I’m probably at home, picking up toys, cooking, watching Spiderman with my son for the 100th time, reading to…

Behind the Story: All about Lotus Adaamas

Lotus Adaamas is hot, humid and acidic. One island made from five volcanoes run by Demons. If that’s not enough to keep your distance from this port planet, then you may be the right kind of crazy. If Vegas had a baby with New…

Behind the Story: All About the Crew

I’ve been watching my Advanced Reading Copy Reviews come in and I had two that both commented on the excessive crew. One reviewer wrote: “Humorous and entertaining with some action and drama. An overwhelming amount of characters to keep up with but worth it.”…

Behind the Character: Clalls

As an author I will admit to loving my main characters so much that I have crafted an entire love story for them. Which means, I will force them to grow as a person, and then make the romance a tiring and vexing process…

Behind the Story: The Federation

I have to be honest, I wish I coined a new name for my Federation. Galactic something. But after publishing Unexpected Prize, I was married to the term. Therefore I couldn’t change it to something that rightfully represented what the Federation mission. The Federation…

Behind the Book: Unexpected Hostage

How it started: This book was prompted by a friend of mine. One day I asked him, “What do you think the world would be like if you could hear everyone thoughts and they could hear yours?” I knew my friend had a strong…