Lord of the Rings TV Series

Though I have yet to read the Lord of the Rings trilogy, I was a HUGE fan of the films when they first came out. I did read and love The Hobbit, and it should be no surprise that I was enamored with the film trilogy that stemmed from it. An unpopular opinion, I know,... Continue Reading →

Finishing Your Novel

There are two general categories of writers: Planners and Pantsers Keep in mind that these categories are broad and many writers fall somewhere in between. Planners and Pantsers Planners tend to plan ahead with world building and chapter outlines, while pantsers like to sit down and let the writing happen on its own. There are... Continue Reading →

Apps for Writers

Publishing is changing again. Do I think Apps like Tapas and Radish are going to replace paperback and ebooks? No, but I do think they have great opportunities for authors and might be one of the best ways to build a readership in the coming years. I put together this Power Point presentation and presented... Continue Reading →

A Free Book for You

I Fell in Love with a Necromancer is published and ready to rock, however, it's low on reviews AND SO I've created a book ARC! Yes, I'm crazy and should have done this before publication, but the good news is, the website doesn't care 🙂 Without further ado, I give you a sample of the... Continue Reading →

Re-Branding

Introducing: The New Face of Docherty 🙂 Cover art by Evelyne Paniez I spent a good month debating on whether to re-brand all of my covers and, really, the entire mental representation I had of my world. Needless to say, it was an extremely hard decision. In fact, I made a facebook post with the... Continue Reading →

I’ve been Drawing

I've been practicing drawing hooman-type things. Above is one of my MC's from Detective Docherty. He's a vampire named Ares (some of you may know him >.>) I've drawn my whole life, but growing up, I never wanted to draw people; I wanted to draw animals and mythological creatures. Ever since I can remember it... Continue Reading →

Updates Bebeh

Oh yeah! Front and back covers are ready for printing ❤ Okay, I need to get the barcode on there, but you get the idea! I am so excited. I cannot wait for this book to be in print and in my hands. I wrote it on a whim, through a particularly hard time, and... Continue Reading →

AnimeNorth 2019

It's that time of year again! Anime North is this weekend--and here's what's up! I'll be at the convention Saturday & Sunday. Sadly, I Fell in Love with a Necromancer was not ready for printing, however it will be published this June. Editing just took a little longer than expected. Over the weekend I'll be... Continue Reading →

Do You Even Write Books Anymore?

So I've been a busy little chaotic entity. The rough draft of I Fell in Love with a Necromancer (IFLN) is finished. I am currently editing and doing minor rewrites but I'm happy to announce I'll be publishing this novel in the spring as planned 😀 The cover art might get tweaked a little but... Continue Reading →

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