Tag Archives: fantasy

Curse Breaker: Guild Assassin (Sample Chapters)

CHAPTER 1: MY GREATEST SIN Angry. The word was an understatement of how I felt that morning. Even words such as heated, crossed and even infuriated, wholly and utterly failed to define my mood in those moments. Pissed is a … Continue reading

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YouTube Channels for Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! This time, sorry for the looooong delay but yours truly needed to edit his book…again. Since completing Guild Assassin I’ve had 4 editors, FOUR, and each one of them has had a different approach when it came … Continue reading

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Berleyís Top Ten Sci-Fi/Fantasy Villain Types (6 – 10)

Sorry for the delay but it was my birthday, stuff happened, and today I remembered that I still haven’t finished my list. So here is Berley’s Top Ten Sci-Fi/Fantasy Villain Types (6-10)   6. The Scientist aka the Mad Scientist I … Continue reading

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Avoiding Fantasy Cliches 101

Screw the intro! I’m jumping straight into the blog! Avoiding Fantasy Cliches 101 Step 1: If you are an up and coming fantasy author, take the following list of words out of your writing as of this moment unless you’re … Continue reading

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Berley’s Favorite Male (Non-Lit) Steampunk Stock Characters

Sorry for the delay but something came up. I have terrible news. According to Sharon, my literary agent, my publisher Mitchell-Morris Publishing has gone under. I’m not exactly sure to the extent of the truth of it but Sharon has … Continue reading

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Berley’s Top 10 World Building Tips for Sci Fi or Fantasy

Like I have mentioned in past blog posts, it took me ten years of writing and collecting rejection letters to get to level I am today. And even so I’m still working and still climbing. Always working and always writing … Continue reading

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The Why of Curse Breaker…

This past week I had a discussion with a friend of mine and soon the topic of my writing career came up. (I swear, she brought it up. Not me.) My friend told me that she had been enjoying my … Continue reading

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