Tag 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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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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InstaLove Exists

currently playing on my laptop: You Should Know Where I’m Coming From by Banks You know the term Insta-Love or maybe instalove. It’s when two characters see one another and either immediately or pretty shortly thereafter fall completely in loooovvveee. … Continue reading

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Writing Tips: What to Do with Your Idea

currently playing on my laptop: Positron by Palace Winter Time for another Saturday WRITING TIPS video! In this one, I give you some ways to go with your story idea. This is such a fun part of the writing process. … Continue reading

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BIG NEWS (Plus something for you!)

currently playing on my iPod: Agora by Bear Hands On St. Patty’s Day, I accepted Kathleen Rushall of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency’s offer of representation!!!     I could go on and on about how excited I am about how excited … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Fight in Your Write

currently playing on my iPod: Crash Land by Twin Atlantic On Saturday, I led a workshop for the RWA’s Nashville chapter on writing fight scenes. It was a fun meeting complete with hair-grabbing, knees, and numerous references to Katniss and … Continue reading

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