Ah, Maleficent. (Not a review; just a few notes.)

Ah, Maleficent. (Not a review; just a few notes.)

This post is going to have a few spoilers for the movie and probably needs trigger warnings for the topic of sexual assault. You know that moment when you see a movie that you want to be great — and in some ways it is great! — but not all ways? That was me, watching Maleficent. This […]

The Fox’s Den Round Up + Excerpt for Part IV

The Fox’s Den Round Up + Excerpt for Part IV

We’re almost to the halfway mark! How’s everyone holding on? It has been a busy week at Blog le Meljean. In case you missed it, I listed the word/page count for each part here, so you know how much story you’re paying for.  We’re talking about cliffhangers here, and we’re picking our favorite of the […]

How BIG is The Kraken King? (Word Count + Story Length)

How BIG is The Kraken King? (Word Count + Story Length)

Okay, yeah, that title is a total tease. But I’ve gotten several e-mails from readers asking me about the length of the story parts, because there is concern about how much story they are going to get. That’s fair; I should have listed this before. I would want to know what I’m paying for, too. […]

The Kraken King suspects her… and Part III is here!

The Kraken King suspects her… and Part III is here!

It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means — the newest installment of THE KRAKEN KING is here! They’ve survived the marauders’ attack, they’ve survived a boilerworm…but can they survive the smugglers’ dens? The Kraken King and the Fox’s Den Warning! This description might contain spoilers for previous installments! After a harrowing escape, Zenobia, Ariq, […]

What do you consider a cliffhanger?

What do you consider a cliffhanger?

A little while ago on my “Serials are a feature, not a bug” post, Jen Twimom mentioned as part of a larger comment that: I have never been a fan of serials because I do NOT like cliffhangers. So I reassured her that there were no cliffhangers in my serial, except: there might be one […]