Tag Archives: Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels

Where is the immortal king today? #Pietas #SciFi #MFRWhooks

In my books, the immortal king is Pietas. He’s in nearly everything I’ve written. With good reason — as king of the immortals peopling my stories, he’s a major character even when he’s not present. His influence in my story … Continue reading

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A Wound of the Heart: Forged in Fire #MFRWhooks #SciFi #Pietas

Welcome to MFRW Book Hooks. Members of Marketing for Romance Writers holds this weekly blog hop as a way to encourage active participation in the group and with each other. A Wound of the Heart: Forged in Fire is the name … Continue reading

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The hottest kind of fire #SciFi #Pietas #MFRWhooks

This week’s BookHooks offers a sneak peek at my upcoming book, a military science fiction novel with romantic elements. What is the hottest kind of fire? Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire Humans created the Ultras, a genetically enhanced race, … Continue reading

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What a telepath focuses upon, she controls #SciFi #MFRWhooks #MFRWauthor

In this scene from Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire, Pietas and the search party sent to find him have stopped their upward mountain trek for a short break. Prior to their reunion the previous day, Pietas had spent a … Continue reading

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That feeling when you think you’re explaining–but you’re not #Pietas #scifi #MFRWhooks

In this scene from the military science fiction novel Bringer of Chaos: Forged in Fire, the hero, Pietas, has discovered a familiar item on an alien world. He points it out to Six, explaining in detail so his friend will … Continue reading

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Layering emotion into characters: Writing Pietas #writerslife #writers

What does layering emotion into characters mean? Isn’t writing: “No!” he screamed angrily telling instead of showing? Yes, it is. So how do you add emotion without telling the reader what the emotion is? Here’s how to show, not tell. To … Continue reading

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