Character Traits of a Fairy

Fairies have been around in our stories and legends for many years. Their lore exists in every country of the world in some form orĀ another. Books have been written on them, places have been said to be inhabited by them, people even claim to have seen them. Fairies, just like any fantastical creature born in [...]

Names of Strength and Whimsy in Literature

While researching names for my next book, I began thinking of all the names I've always loved from my favorite stories. What makes a good name, exactly? Does it need to have a certain sound? A particular meaning? A "feel" to it - happy, solemn, playful or fateful? IĀ came up with a list of several [...]