I had planned to finish the second draft of my second novel by Christmas. Then I thought I'd do it by new year..... Now it's early January..... I'm about 5/6 chapters off my goal, but what with marathon training/christmas/christmas holidays with a perpetually bored and hyper-energetic child, and the New Years day hangover, I'm just … Continue reading Draft two of ‘The Seagull’ – my young adult, celtic-mythology based fantasy is nearly done and available on wattpad. Less death, but the Pixie still gets it! And I’m not there yet!
I'm about halfway through the second draft of the first book in my young adult, urban-fantasy novel, and filling the plot holes is actually going well. The only problem is, I've had to twist the traditional myths to help me.... Quite a lot. And I've borrowed creatures from other 'related' mythologies because they're cool.... Selkies … Continue reading Mixing and twisting mythology(s) to suit your cunning fantasy novel plot plan. Is it okay for an author to do this? I say, yes (because I have)