Sucking Ashes Sneak Peek & Sunlight

September’s Theme: Sunlight Before I give you a Sucking Ashes Sneak Peek, let’s all marvel at my follow-through. As I promised you last month, this blog now has a monthly theme, and for September, that theme is Sunlight. Oooh. Ahhh. We all know vampires…

Vampire Lore: The Origin of Vampires

The Vampire Lore of Shailoverse Welcome to the very first lore post on shailosator.com! When I brainstormed posts for this month’s theme Rebirth, I thought you might want to know how the vampires of Shailoverse came into existence. This is merely a summary of…

In Lieu of “In Lieu of Underwear”

Major Update First of all, let me apologize to anyone who was reading ILU and looking forward to another installment:I’M SORRY. ;~~~;I had truly anticipated posting another chapter, and obviously, I never did. Here’s what happened: I had the chapter written, and it went…

Radio Silence is Over

Quiet You may have noticed that you haven’t heard from me in a while, and if you guessed that it’s because of In Lieu of Underwear: A Vampire Story, you would be hella correct, but I’ll tell you more about that next week. Right…

Behind the Scenes: ILU, Lai’s Theme Song, NaNoWriMo

Novelvember Is Here! It’s November aka National Novel Writing Month. So guess what I’m doing! Youuu guessed it (probably)! I’m working on In Lieu of Underwear, a Vampire Story this month. I’ve been posting chapters monthly and therefore writing them monthly…And that’s a long…

Behind the Scenes: In Lieu of Underwear Through the Macro Lens AKA: What the Hell Is the Genre??

I know this Satórday post is coming to you late, and it’s not a new chapter of In Lieu of Underwear. I had intended it to be, but I’m here to tell you why it’s not. When I started In Lieu of Underwear, I…

Behind the Scenes: Unruly WIPs

I couldn’t possibly describe how difficult writing a book has been for me. What makes this especially hard is that I have officially decided to TRY to write my one novel… as three novels. Destroying Eden, as I have been calling my historical dark…

My Writing Ritual and Process

Anyone who writes has a ritual and a process, or is in the middle of finding a ritual and process that works for them. Your writing process is how you go about writing, such as whether you’re a plotter or a pantser, where you…

Behind the Scenes: WIPs, Site for Aspiring Authors, and Seeking Guest Bloggers

I have some updates regarding my WIPs, a new site for aspiring authors, and a call for guest bloggers and maybe someone who might be interested in having me guest blog. Read on, dear friend. First of all, you may have seen it already,…

Vampire Fiction You Won’t Hate

“Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?” re: May 4th. Old lady at Bistritz—Dracula by Bram Stoker I love vampire fiction, and I don’t know why. Wouldn’t it be…