The Genesis of Evangeline

The first three chapters of my debut novel, THE GENESIS OF EVANGELINE, are now available to read for FREE! This is a Young Adult, Paranormal Romance/ Urban Fantasy for fans of Twilight (Stephanie Meyer), Moon Called (Patricia Briggs), and The Fallen Series (Lauren Kate). THE GENESIS OF EVANGELINE has no shortage of shifters, hybrids, and forbidden … Continue reading The Genesis of Evangeline

Top 10 Hot New Releases in YA Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy

If you're like me, you love the heart-pounding angst and intrigue of young adult paranormal romance, so you've come to the right place. Below, you'll find books featuring swoon-worthy book boyfriends ranging from gods, angels, vampires, shifters, werewolves, and more. These hot new releases (and preorders) are sure to hit the spot. Already read one or all these stories? … Continue reading Top 10 Hot New Releases in YA Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy

6 Tips Every Writer Should Know

Let's get right to it! 1)      Don’t let “doohickeys” and “whatchamacallits” slow you down: Our characters encounter objects that we, the writers, need to describe. However, on occasion, we realize we don’t know the proper terms for individual pieces that make up everyday items.  For instance, yesterday, I was describing a chandelier in a scene … Continue reading 6 Tips Every Writer Should Know

It’s Time for a Divorce: Fighting Writer’s Block

Because we know the painstaking work that goes into extracting a thought from our brains and getting it on paper (or into a Word doc… same thing), we often find ourselves “married to our words”. We love them. They’re our pride and joy. We go to great lengths to make sure *nothing* comes between us and … Continue reading It’s Time for a Divorce: Fighting Writer’s Block

Starting Over… kinda

Hey, everyone 🙂 I'm Rachel, a YA Paranormal Romance/YA Urban Fantasy writer from Michigan. I've been at this writing thing for almost 4 years (13 novels published and counting), but before you go searching for me, you should know my previous titles were released under a penname 🙂 Things are still going great for me in the … Continue reading Starting Over… kinda