Caelum’s Bookshelf, Rambling, writing


“Help! I’ve been hijacked by a space deer!” That’s what Sam said when I shouldered into her space in the early hours of the morning. In your Earth time, I think it was... about 3am? Authoring can be a bit of a tough gig sometimes, and there are all these unwritten (and apparently even some… Continue reading Mutiny!

Character Glossary, The Kin Chronicles

Noah Acheson

Full name: Noah Joel Acheson Pronunciation: No-ah (Jo-ul Aitch-ess-on) Kin Type: Fox Age: (as at Deanna’s Ghost)38 Height: 6’ 2” Physical Features: Medium brown skin, shoulder length dark brown hair, dark brown eyes Kin Features: Deep russet fur, with white and black tips Scent: Ginger and Musk Birthday: 9th September Astrology: Virgo Favourite Food: Burger… Continue reading Noah Acheson

The Kin Chronicles, writing

Time To Get Furry

It’s probably no surprise, following my previous post about the Weaver’s War, but I went right ahead and updated the covers for the Kin Chronicles as well. As I mentioned in the last cover reveal, whilst I adored the old covers, it was past time for an update and I am super, SUPER happy with… Continue reading Time To Get Furry

Sorcery and Sandstorms, Sorcery and Stardust, The Weaver’s War, writing

The Sorceress’ New Clothes

Hello, everyone! I’ll start this post off by being brutally honest: I’ve been putting off writing this for about a week now. A whole, crazy, nerve-filled week. And yet, because I can’t put it off forever, here we are. So. Ahem. (Just get on with it, already!) Some of you may remember my blog post… Continue reading The Sorceress’ New Clothes

Aislinn’s Shadow, Rambling, The Kin Chronicles, Tobias’ Spark, writing

When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

This morning I made the decision to throw a novel in the bin. The proverbial bin, since it's a digital file - but that doesn't make the loss of 107,000 words and the death of an idea any easier to bear. So now that I've fronted the topic, let's talk about how it happened -… Continue reading When Things Don’t Go According to Plan

Character Glossary, Merged Worlds, The Heart of a Shadow, writing


Full name: Balai Pronunciation: Bah-lye Species: Merged human Physical Features: 6’1”Light brown skinGreen eyesBlack HairBlack jackal’s ears (instead of human ones) Scent: Unknown Of Note: - Embalmer at the Royal Palace of Selekhet- Blessed with the Touch of Anubis, making him magically able to manipulate dead bodies First Appearance: The Heart of a Shadow “Your… Continue reading Balai

Character Glossary, Merged Worlds, The Heart of a Shadow, writing


Full name: Anubis Also Known As: Soulcatcher, God of the Dead Pronunciation: Ah-noo-biss Species: God (Egyptian pantheon) Physical Features: Charcoal skinHazel eyesLong, black hairJackal’s ears, legs and tail (black furred)Can also transform his head from a human to a jackal’s Scent: Unknown Of Note: Son of Osiris and Nephthys, half brother to Horus Author’s Note:Anubis… Continue reading Anubis

Character Glossary, Merged Worlds, The Heart of a Shadow, writing


Full name: Apep, also known as Apophis Pronunciation: Ah-pep, or Ah-poff-iss Species: Demon serpent Physical Features: Snakelike, with grey scales that look like pieces of shale. Silver eyes, long fangs, very, very large. Scent: Unknown Author’s Note: There are many Ancient Egyptian myths and religious texts containing mention of Apophis (or Apep) the Great Serpent.… Continue reading Apep/Apophis

Character Glossary, Merged Worlds, The Heart of a Shadow, writing

Raiden Horushood

Full name: Raiden Horushood Pronunciation: Ray-den Species: Angel Physical Features:Male6’4”Medium brown skinGolden eyesDark brown hairWings with feathers in white, grey and tawny rust Scent: Warm sand and burning sunlight Of Note: - Crown Prince of Egypt, younger brother to Pharaoh Taos.- Younger sister and parents are both deceased.- Captain of the Pharaoh’s honour guard. First… Continue reading Raiden Horushood

Character Glossary, Merged Worlds, The Heart of a Shadow, writing

Liria Atlannon

Full name: Liria Atlannon Pronunciation: Leer-ee-ah Species: Dark fairy Physical Features: Human - Pale skin Long indigo/navy hair Violet eyes Butterfly wings in violet and plumDark fairy - Stormy blue/grey skin Long indigo/navy hair Violet eyesButterfly wings in indigo and plum Scent: Moon lillies and the cool, clear secrets of dawn Of Note: Liria’s soul… Continue reading Liria Atlannon