Tag Archive for Stephen Helmes

Meteorologists, Thunderstorms, and Winds – How to Use Them in Your Writing

A thunderstorm produces heavy rain and it accompanied by thunder and lightning. At times, it also produces hail and heavy, damaging winds. They are a force of nature, and when conditions are right, they unleash their fury. Unstable air or air that is heavy with water—wind will pick up water from the ground or a…

Recovered: The Shapeshifters’ Library Book 3 – a Review

A story for young and old alike, Recovered: The Shapeshifters’ Library Book 3 takes place in a fantasy world full of dog-shifters, libraries, and books. The characters’ names—such as Sybilla Dinzelbacher Romano, Ms. Robin Quail-Bore, and Digby Manchester Dinzelbacher—are humorous as are the actions of the ones bearing those names. Shipsfeather Public Library has a…

Crowns of Silver & Ash: Book 1: The Seven Stars – a Review

Crowns of Silver & Ash: Book I: The Seven Stars is a fantasy lover’s dream book. Fantastic characters—some of them completely human, some not so human, and some magical—pull you into the story and make it hard to pull away from. Starting with the first sentence, the words flowed smoothly together as though they had…