Are Fairy Tales a Waste of Time?

This is a guest post by Brent King. As a Christian urban fantasy author I have been confronted, as have many of my writing partners, by those who doubt that fantasy, or fairy stories, have any anchor in the real world. Worse yet, some have argued that they take their reader far out of this [...]

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Book Blurb Blues

I've been in the process of writing and polishing the back cover description for my upcoming novella. And I'll tell you the truth - it's not fun at all. I keep wanting to shout, "But I'm a book writer, not a blurb writer! I'm good at unraveling my story over the long haul, not condensing [...]

The King’s Scrolls Character Spotlight: Prince Daniel

I'm pleased to host Jaye L. Knight on my blog today, the author of the newly released fantasy, The King's Scrolls! It's the second book in the Ilyon Chronicles, and I've heard nothing but wonderful things about both books! The character being spotlighted today is Prince Daniel. He sounds quite intriguing to me! First, here's [...]

First Drafts and Dragons

Well, my friends, I am feeling a strange mixture of utter relief and tension right now. It's the feeling that comes when a first draft is finished (relief), and edits loom large (tension) .... Yes, you heard me. Mere minutes ago I typed the last sentence of my book. It is the second of a [...]

You Can’t Go Home Again

Thomas Wolfe said it. “You can’t go home again.” And he was right. This past weekend, I visited my hometown. The one I was born in. The one where I grew up. The place I went to school, wrote my first stories, received my first kiss, made my best friends, had my heart broken by [...]

Interview with Author Tialla Rising

Tialla Rising is the charming authoress of Holding the Future Hostage, a Christian action/adventure with a sci-fi twist ... does that sound exciting or what?!  She is currently working on its sequel, Where Shadows Lie. Hope you enjoy getting to know her better! I know I have! ____________ Tialla, welcome to Finding the True Fairy [...]