Tag Archives: YA fantasy

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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Winter Fantasy Giveaway!!!

Hello all! Looking for some fabulous books to snuggle up with? Here are a WHOLE BUNCH OF SIGNED ONES plus some rare swag! Enter to win today! Only 17 days left!!! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Southern Festival of Books: What to Do

currently playing on my laptop: Bang Bang by Green Day This weekend my hometown hosts the Southern Festival of Books, a wonderfully jam-packed flurry of things readers, writers, and fans MUST attend! Here is what you’ll probably enjoy the most: … Continue reading

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Worldbuilding: Create a Historical Background

currently playing on my laptop: Cruel World by Phantogram Recently, Tehlor Kinney (@tehlorkay) tweeted about the importance of worldbuilding with careful consideration to the background on such cultural topics as food, clothing, and so forth. It was a great thread … Continue reading

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Fan Art

currently playing on my laptop: Handclap by Fitz and the Tantrums I LOVE fan art inspired by my favorite reads. But in addition to simply enjoying the beauty of the sketches, paintings, photographs, and more, I value what the pieces … 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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