Bad writing day and advice- via Chuck Wendig

There are days when being a writer makes you feel like you are a Creator God, Designer of Worlds, Breaker and Maker of Destinies. But some characters, like man, are prone to do, they turn around and say, "Fuck you Creator God, I'm gonna do what I want!" and they destroy that perfectly structured PLAN …

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Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown-skinned, Middle Eastern Jew. Here’s why that matters

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Hans Zatzka (Public Domain)/The Conversation, CC BY-ND Robyn J. Whitaker, University of Divinity I grew up in a Christian home, where a photo of Jesus hung on my bedroom wall. I still have it. It is schmaltzy and rather tacky in that 1970s …

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February Update

Hi Everyone, Where did January go??? Got a not so crazy feeling that this year is going to be full on! Things are going down in the weird writing world of Amy. So far this year I have: *Completed another re-write of Jael/Mychal book. I have a draft that I've proof read and while it …

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An Update and Sexy Second Editions

It's been a while guys...I know. I always feel a bit guilty about leaving it so long between drinks but when you're working, doing uni, writing books and publishing, shit is bound to get a bit hectic. Right. I've been underground finishing off a great Ancient History unit on the Later Roman Empire, getting inspired …

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Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh

Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh Gilgamesh explores what it means to be human, and questions the meaning of life and love. Wikimedia CommonsThis article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article Louise Pryke, Macquarie University “Forget death and seek life!” With these encouraging words, Gilgamesh, the star of the …

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Eastern Gods on Kindle Scout!

Hey Everyone, Apologies from being away from the blog for so many weeks. My life has been super crazy wrapping up projects and job hunting BUT exciting news! Eastern Gods, book one of new YA Fantasy series Western Wars, is up on a Kindle Scout campaign for your view and vote! I'm crazy excited about this one. …

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