Piper Vaughn is in Da House! And She’s Brought a Merman!
Why did I write a story about a merman? Come find out. 🙂
So, as I was talking to Rhys about our upcoming joint takeover of Dreamspinner’s Twitter account, she asked me a question about Love Rising. “Why mermaids?”
Well, there’s a short answer to this question—and a longer one.
The short answer is: one of my closest friends, Melanie Tushmore, posted some prompts last year before her birthday asking people to write stories for her as gifts. Since I happen to love my dear Ms. Tushmore, I decided I would write one. The prompt that appealed to me the most was her request for mermen, of which she is a huge fan. In fact, that’s something we have in common, and so Wick the merman and Love Rising were born.
See, I’m a bit of a fairy tale and folklore junkie. I’ve read plenty of stories about mermaids and selkies and the creatures that live in the…
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