Where Shadows Lie: An Interview with Tialla Rising

Today I'm chatting with the super-talented author, Tialla Rising, about her new release, Where Shadows Lie. For any of you who have read the first of the series, Holding the Future Hostage, you'll definitely want to pick up this exciting, long-awaited sequel! Check out the rest of the blog tour stops at this link. And [...]

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Vital Imagination

"The soul without imagination is what an observatory would be without a telescope." (Henry Ward Beecher) I suppose there are people who believe imagination isn’t essential. People who think the visible realm is the important one, facts are what matter, not theories or dreams. I’m not among those people. I believe imagination is important. I’d [...]

Begin and End with Faith

Everything I’ve done up to now has started with faith. The faith of my parents when I was only a little girl, handing them a scribbled story. The faith I’ve been taught God has in me as a soul of worth, as a creature who belongs to Him, and the endless love that accompanies that [...]

Fairy Tales … Truer Than Real Life?

Escapist. Nonsensical. Childish. Delusional. Those are the words that come to mind when many people think of reading fairytales and fantasy. Far-off worlds full of mythical creatures and over-blown heroism. Dragons, swords, magic, fairies, and epic battles. What could be further removed from reality …. right? For the longest time, when asked what I was [...]