Paul DeBlassie III, Ph.D. Psychologist/Writer

The Unholy

Interview at As the Pages Turn

July 31, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

Join me for an interview where I talk about what led me to choose a medicine woman as the occupation for my heroine Claire Sanchez. I also answer other questions on faith and religion and my personal background at As the Pages Turn.

Book Review at Review From Here

July 30, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

The Latest Book Review from Tracee over at Review From Here I was drawn to this synopsis of this book on many levels. I am a spiritual person and have long ago lost my faith in organized religion. So, when I read that this was a good (more…)

Writing and Research Tips

July 29, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

Today, I'm over at Rebecca's Writing Services talking about writing and research tips during the writing of The Unholy.

Writing tips; Go with the flow and don’t overthink since it’s the over thinking that blocks the creative streams from running their course. Whenever I want (more…)

Using Reality to Write Great Horror Novels

July 29, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

I’ve always believed that you should write what you know when it comes to writing books. Some authors might be able to get away with using their imagination and implementing research (good for them!), but in my own experience it really helps to log into my past experiences and expand on the ideas (more…)

Character or Plot Driven and What Makes My Book Unique

July 25, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

A question that continues to be debated, character or plot driven? In this interview at the blog of Nancy Woods I talk about the fact that fires from unconscious realms fuel and drive the narrative of The Unholy. Readers will feel their dreams sparked. They’ve told me they dream like never before. The character and plot breathe psychic fire.

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Life is an Unending Trip Leading to One State of Enlightenment after Another

July 24, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

Join me as I share behind the scenes of creating characters and the message in my novel at As The Pages Turn

Have you ever based your book or characters on actual events or people from your own life?

Oh my gosh… (more…)

The Making of a Horror Writer – Fear is a Healthy part of Being Alive

July 24, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey, new age fiction

Join me for an interview at Literarily Speaking where I talk behind the scenes of The Unholy. Here’s one of the questions from the interview.

As an author, what scares you the most?

What scares me most is the day I’m not scared. Fear is a healthy part of being (more…)

Lessons Learned From My Heroine

July 22, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

Join me at TBF Reviews where I share lessons learned from my heroine.

Claire Sanchez, 25 year old medicine woman, curandera, is a young woman who has lost her mother when she was five years old, witnessed her murder at the hands of a black robed man. She is a woman of tremendous courage and resolve. Fear tries to get her by the throat and squeeze the life (more…)

Books, Authors and The Hardest Part of Writing My Book at Gina’s Library

July 18, 2014

Tags: Evil Archbishop, Dark fantasy, Urban fantasy, Paranormal Fantasy thriller, Spiritual thriller, Religious abuse, New Age Fiction, Mystical Powers, Medicine Woman, Hero’s Journey

Join me today for an interview at Gina’s Library Gina’s Library where I answer a multitude of questions from books and authors that have influenced my writing, the hardest part of writing my book and more.

Review From Here Blog Tour - Excerpt!

July 17, 2014

Tags: New Age Fiction, Paranormal Thriller, dark fantasy, The Unholy, Paul DeBlassie III, sexual abuse, religious abuse, clergy abuse, horror, psychological thriller

Book Excerpt at Review From Here

“Hush now, child,” said a voice she recognized as that of her mother’s closest friend. “The man cannot harm you, mijita, as long as you are with us. We will make him think you are dead. But you must be very quiet. Ya no llores,” the (more…)

Selected Works

New Age Fiction
A young curandera, a medicine woman, intent on uncovering the secrets of her past, is forced into a life-and-death battle against an evil Archbishop. Set in the mystic land of Aztlan, the Unholy is a novel of destiny as healer and slayer. Native lore of dreams and visions, shape changing, and natural magic work to spin a neo-gothic web in which sadness and mystery lure the unsuspecting into a twilight realm of discovery and decision.

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