Author Archives: Alisha Klapheke

Writing and Fighting: Come Along Wrist Grab

currently playing on my laptop: Electric Landlady by Kila As most of you know, I teach mixed martial arts and self defense when I’m not writing fantasy. Sometimes I make videos to discuss writing and those videos oftentimes give instruction … Continue reading

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Truth in Fantasy: How A Court of Mist and Fury Changed my Thinking

currently playing on my laptop: Desire by Meg Myers (warning: explicit) I stumbled onto a blog post by one Mitta Thakrar and now I can’t stop smiling. She detailed how she used to really like (I’m totally paraphrasing) Edward Cullen … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of an Author: Summertime

*currently playing in my ears: Growing up Londinium by Daniel Pemberton * currently reading: a friend’s fantasy manuscript because my life is pretty great* (Above right: what most see Above left: what writers see) My family and I drove a … Continue reading

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Japan: Serene and Chaotic

currently playing on my laptop: Soldier by Fleurie    what I’m currently reading: First Year (Black Mage series) by Rachel E. Carter and Alchemists of Loom by Elise Kova In March I hopped on a plane to Japan. Quite a … Continue reading

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The First Chapter

currently playing on my laptop: Under the Water by Aurora Curious about the book I released yesterday? It’s a book for people who love everything from Sabaa Tahir’s historical-ish settings and action, to the jokey, ensemble feel of the fabulously … Continue reading

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Six New Fantasy Books You Need In Your Life

currently playing on my laptop: Don’t Take the Money by Bleachers I promise on the grave of the best cat ever (Maximus Decimus Meridius, may he rest in peace) that a SUPER AWESOME JAPAN POST is coming soon. But for … Continue reading

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Day in the Life of a Hybrid Author

currently playing on my phone: Compass by Zella Day I thought I’d share what I’m up to today as a hybrid author! It’s a wild, busy ride, let me tell you. Today I: Wrote a scene for the Sci Fi … Continue reading

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