Tag Archives: A Prophecy Forgotten

Character Development: Using your Character’s Thoughts

When I give character development writing workshops, I discuss the five ways you can show character as express your character’s personality: Appearance Actions Words (dialect, vocabulary, etc.) Perceptions Thoughts Showing a character’s thoughts in well-timed doses can illuminate and help … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: Read a bit of an Elysian Chronicles short story, “The Cherubian, The Lindworm & the Portal”

Though this story has been out for over a year, I haven’t really publicized it the way I should have. This is an Elysian Chronicles story takes place before A Prophecy Forgotten. Its a story about Davian and Eric before … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: New 1st Chapter of A Prophecy Forgotten

For Sample Sunday, I figured I would upload a sample of the changed first chapter of A Prophecy Forgotten, which was just released last week: Hoof beats pounded against the forest floor. Alexor concentrated on keeping himself upright on Jeleth’s … Continue reading

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The Elysian Chronicles: A Prophecy Forgotten Hardcover on Sale at Barnes & Noble!

I just discovered that Barnes & Noble (.com) is currently offering the newest version of The Elysian Chronicles: A Prophecy forgotten on sale for 40% off. Hardcovers are $17.90 and trade paperbacks are $10.54. I figured I would pass this … Continue reading

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News: M. B. Weston’s New Book Releases & Appearances

First, I have to apologize for not blogging for a while. In the past few months, I have dealt with a family death, economic hits to the family income, a change in jobs, a move across town, and working with … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: Part of Chapter 30 from The Elysian Chronicles: A Prophecy Forgotten

It turns out that several authors post samples of their books on Sunday. (It’s called #samplesunday in the twitter-verse.) I’ve decided to join in! My first sample comes from Chapter 30 in my first published book, The Elysian Chronicles: A … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Descriptive Techniques: #3—Group Related Details Together

Increase the power of your description by keeping related details together. I’m writing a series of blog posts on description techniques. Here are my last two: The Writer’s Descriptive Techniques: #1—Create a Main Impression The Writer’s Descriptive Techniques: #2—Choose Details … Continue reading

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