Or, I mean, you could but that would be tacky. I mean, I would read it, but it would be tacky. I would feature it on my shelf prominently, extolling about your love of Kmart, but my god just don't do this. This may seem like a large oversight, considering the fact that I write … Continue reading How to Write a Book, Only I Forgot That It’s Fantasy So Now We’re Doing World Building Because Apparently You Can’t Just Have a Bunch of Kmarts Scattered Around A Magical Medieval Society.
It is a Little Known Fact That Every Author is a Mess. (Just Kidding, But I Am.) Let's preface this by saying that sometimes you get something like... I don't know, four ideas, and you can't make them work. This is a pretty natural part of the writing process, and while when I'm midbook or … Continue reading How to Write a Book, But I Fall off the Wagon and Come Back with a Completely Different Idea to Plot Because I Saw a Picture of a Mushroom Once
How to get a totally good, definitely usable plot that totally won't cause you any emotional distress or ruin your life at an exceedingly concerning rate. Can you guess what time of the year it is? Because, to me, this is just sort of a normal thing, I write a book every single month, but … Continue reading How to Write Books and Be a Trainwreck at the Same Time: B. A. Lovejoy’s guide to writing a book in under a month.
Did you know that while Whynne is the main country with fae, it's not the be all end all of fae/magical creatures? Well, bam, now you do. When you get into the Chronicles of Whynne, you see a country that is just beginning to open up for the first time after so long, and consequentially … Continue reading Selkies in Whynne and Haldia.
Today we're talking about the Gancanagh, which too me is just like a super cool topic and something that really ended up shaping the series. The original trajectory for Quill and Cobweb was so much different before these creatures and it really became something that ended up shaping the story of Whynne. Probably the most … Continue reading The Evolution of the Gancanagh
Bugul Noz. Oh my god, Bugul Noz. When you get into characters in the Chronicles of Whynne, I definitely have some clear favorites, but in five seconds or less, Bugul Noz beat them all. I originally wasn't going to include him at all, he was just a funny story I read about in my research … Continue reading Bugul Noz, the Loneliest Seelie.
I know that that’s a question I have asked thousands of times over, the mortality of humans hardly being a topic to gloss over. For many worlds, the answer is that the human partner will continue to grow older and eventually pass away, but as Winnie eludes to in the Night King, things are a … Continue reading What Happens to Those Who Love the Fae?
By now many of my readers are anxiously awaiting the release of the Night King, my new book that will serve as the prequel to an upcoming trilogy. This book serves largely as a standalone, but is sort of the stepping stone into a new universe, new power structure, and so on. I'm so excited … Continue reading The Night King and The Unseelie