Since I don't have a real definition of the term "urban fantasy, the genre bending favorite of many young adult authors, I thought I'd look up what a few other writers thought. My favorite is Susan Sizemore's definition: Weird stuff in the real world. This was at one point called magic realism, but I guess that's… Continue reading What is urban fantasy, anyway?
I am glad to introduce readers today to a little of the field research behind my new release, LAERKA, an urban fantasy and mermaid tale retelling. A large part of the pre-writing of this story involved research in and around the city of Savannah. I would be curious to know who out there in the… Continue reading Welcome Celebrate with a Book Blog Tour Visitors!
It's finally here. My second novel is available TODAY via Amazon. Though it's only in e-book today, the print version should be available by the 15th December. The link is https://www.amazon.com/Laerka-Laura-Matthias-Bendoly-ebook/dp/B01N0J4F7E/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1481225415&sr=8-2&keywords=bendoly The novel gets its name for the runaway character. The name Laerka is Danish for lark. She is the victim of human trafficking in… Continue reading My new urban fantasy, LAERKA, is here!