Born Alexis “Lexie” Renee Carrigan on October 18th, at the beginning of our story, Lexie’s a pretty straight-laced, nerdy, eager-to-get-into-a-good-college kid from an upper middle class school in Florida. She’s a sucker for history, not so great at chemistry, and is just trying to keep her head above water among all […]
One of the nice things about having a book stuck in your head for almost twenty years is that you are able to think through a lot of different aspects of the world (bad thing: sometimes the world is so familiar to you that you forget to explain it). Magic […]
The Island Release day is here! If you’ve been living under a rock and haven’t yet seen all the info about it, it’s after the tag, as well as the buy links and such. And in case you missed it last night on #QwSush, The Chasm is now available for preorder! […]
The Kingdom of Kylae is a modern, industrious nation. They have a vibrant arts scene, a posh upper class of society and a thriving middle class. Norose, the capital, is the seat of the government and home of the royal family, who grace […]
The history of Rave stretches back nearly 200 years before the events of The Island. The Kylaens crossed the Madion Sea and landed on the shores, and, as these things go, decided that they would claim Rave for themselves. At the time, […]
With the Razia series, I had a chance to play with the idea of femininity in science fiction. In Double Life, Lyssa was portrayed as very un-feminine. In fact, she spends a great deal of time downplaying her gender to gain more respect from the all male pirates. Still, as […]
Today, I thought I’d provide a little more background on the inspiration and character description for Lyssa’s mutually-hated-family, the Peates.
In 2005, I went to go visit one of my dear friends in the land of Sverige (that’s Sweden for you uncultured swine). Along the way, we visited (what […]