Time for that Midnight’s Wings post I’ve been promising for *ahem* a while. Sorry for the delay, guys…this summer got away from me. I mean, in a couple weeks I’ll be back in classes! (Que terrified screaming) But enough with that. We’re here to talk about Aderyn! Today I want to focus on two of Aderyn’s defining characteristics: her “soul searching,” her ability to see through a person’s eyes into their emotions and intentions, and her belief that using her soul searching will turn her into a monster. As I mention in the books, Aderyn’s soul searching is a rare and powerful gift, and oneRead More →

Today we’re going to talk about the main character of Frosted Fire, Princess Iyanka! (Minor spoilers ahead!) Iyanka was a fascinating character to write, partially because of her ice powers, but also just because of the way she thinks and goes about life. It was a challenge and a ton of fun to get inside her head with her mix of flaws and strengths. When it comes down to it, Iyanka isn’t what we typically picture as a strong heroine. Iyanka is not courageous. When Eisadel was attacked she ran away, traveling for weeks to escape the danger rather than help her people and riskRead More →