Tag: The Second Realm

Being a Flexible Writer

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m beyond stubborn. I like things to go a certain way. I have routines. When I had a clear vision for the Second Realm as a place for my characters to explore and play, I created solid rules that the universe could not […]

New Location, New Look

Been a while, hasn’t it? A lot has happened lately. I’ve moved from sunny Florida back to Texas for my family, so my daily schedule and routine in both general every day life and in writing has changed. The website has undergone a bit of a face lift. And Liliana […]

WARPATH Release & Third Book News!

Ohh, yeah. Warpath is now available via Createspace! Amazon, Kindle, Barnes & Noble release, as well as international release are all upcoming – some will hit before others but all will be available by January 5, 2015. Warpath was a book that has haunted me. From planning to drafting and […]

Happy New Year! 2014 in Review – and hello 2015!

Happy New Year! The last week or so has been a blur, and I didn’t get everything I wanted done, but 2015 is here and I am excited. I thought I’d start off with a review of my #WriteOrDie progress, where for the first time, I made a serious commitment […]

Introducing The Second Realm Short Story Collection: 2014

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and all the rest of the bunch! I have a delightful gift. May I introduce… The Second Realm Short Story Collection: 2014 This is a collection of the short stories I’ve released here on TheSecondRealm.net over the course of the year, plus a new short story […]

On JK Rowling, Hogwarts and Moonriver Academy

I originally wanted to do this post around the time that JK Rowling released this cryptic tweet related to her upcoming work that my man was trying to solve (spoiler alert: It’s been solved). Unfortunately this got saved into my drafts and was basically never seen again until I thought of […]

Atrimalous, a short story by Melissa Vazquez

Atrimalous (an anniversary gift)

I haven’t been active as much because my man underwent some medical treatment. On October 20, he went in for a brain biopsy to diagnose an unknown mass on his brain. The results were benign, but since then, I’ve been helping him through the recovery process and almost a month […]

Warpath Excerpt

Warpath: Second Excerpt

Have you seen the first Warpath excerpt? Here comes another Warpath excerpt. A while back I released a small snippet of Warpath on Twitter. Yes, that is my semi-legible handwriting in purple ink… #amwriting Warpath. #ShadowAssassins until the end. And yeah that’s purple ink lol. #handwriting #SecondRealmTrilogy pic.twitter.com/5oFJVOyAi0 — Melissa […]

TBT: Saris Kahn and Chaos Moon

This is a piece of writing with a long back story. My internet name is iceybunneh but for a while I went just by Icey. Back in high school, I had two comic characters, a cat girl named Icey and a winged panther/black cat named Chaos Moon (based off of […]

Shadow Assassins in Reader's Entertainment Magazine

Shadow Assassins is in readersentertainment.com!

The day is here! Shadow Assassins is in readersentertainment.com! I mentioned earlier in May that Shadow Assassins was a part of Reader’s Entertainment Magazine’s Sneak Peek section, where they highlight new books. Well today is the 31st, so I eagerly went and checked for the post. I also about leaped […]