NaNoWriMo Week 3 – What If You’re Stuck?

It’s NaNoWriMo Week 3 and chances are high that you’re either still going strong, typing up those words, adding those subplots and racing toward the end… or you’re stuck. Utterly and completely stuck. Well, no worries, I’m here to help. Here are some tips and tricks that I’ve used myself every time I felt like […]

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The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: Round-Up

Are you interested in reading my posts about The Adventures of Marisol Holmes? Well, here’s a round-up, so you can easily find the post you’re looking for. General Pinterest Boards Writing Tough Scenes A Study in Scarlet vs. A Study in Shifters All About The Shifters Species All About Jaguars All About Leopards All About […]

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NaNoWriMo Week 2 – Middle of the Book Syndrome

It’s NaNoWriMo Week 2 which means that, if you’re still on track, you’re now reaching the dreaded middle part of your book. I don’t know about you, but I hate writing the middle part of a book. It seems like I magically make it to 20,000 words, then I panic, the plot fails, the characters […]

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NaNoWriMo Week 1 – Tips and Tricks

It’s NaNoWriMo! As usually, I’m participating in this event. I’ve been participating for the last five years and although I didn’t always win, I usually do. This year will be extra tough, though, since I’m also starting a new job in November. So, finishing that novel in one month will be extremely difficult, but I […]

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The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: Jefferson Disk

Writing The Adventures of Marisol Holmes, I had to do a lot of research, not just into the different species of shifters that would appear in the book, but also on other rather mysterious topics. One of those topics was ciphers. The Jefferson disk, or wheel cipher as the inventor, Thomas Jefferson named it in […]

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The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: Writing Tough Scenes

Today’s post is a little different. Rather than sharing trivia with you about the shifters appearing in The Adventures of Marisol Holmes, I wanted to touch upon a more difficult subject. Writing tough scenes. Sometimes, scenes are tough because you struggle while writing them. Action scenes are often like that. You need to visualize what […]

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The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: Invisible Ink

Writing The Adventures of Marisol Holmes, I had to do a lot of research, not just into the different species of shifters that would appear in the book, but also on other rather mysterious topics. One of those topics was invisible ink. One of the earliest writers who ever mentioned invisible ink is Aeneas Tacticus, […]

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The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: All About Spiders

In this week’s post, I’m going to talk to you about one type of shifter species in The Adventures of Marisol Holmes series that we haven’t discussed yet. Spiders. In the books, the mortician / coroner is a spider named Mormont. Spiders are arthropods, meaning they have eight legs. They also have fangs that inject […]

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The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: All About Foxes

As you know, The Adventures of Marisol Holmes features a school of shifters, and one of the shifters who appears in the story is a fox shifter. Foxes are small-to-medium-sized, and “fox” is actually a group name given to twelve distinct species of “vulpes”. On top of that, there are also 25 current or extinct […]

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A Study in Scarlet vs A Study in Shifters

The Adventures of Marisol Holmes: A Study in Shifters is completely different from Arthur Conan Doyle’s “A Study in Scarlet”, but the title is based on it. “A Study in Scarlet” was published in 1887 and marks the first appearance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Since the Marisol Holmes series features a heroine who […]

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