Today I have the enormous privilege of chatting with Christian fairy tale author Melanie Dickerson. She has written a beautiful series of medieval fairy tale retellings which, if you haven't read already, you most definitely should. One of those retellings (of course!) is based on the Cinderella tale. Here's a bit more about it: ____________ [...]
A Love Letter – Out of Darkness Rising
This is a guest post by Gillian Bronte Adams. ____________ Brevity may not be my strength, but if you were to ask me to describe Out of Darkness Rising in only a few words, I would say that at its heart, it is a love letter. To whom, you ask? I suppose it could be [...]
Book Spotlight: Midnight Captive
I'm pleased to be a part of the tour for E.D. Phillips' new book, Midnight Captive. It sounds like a compelling premise ... and it's a fairy tale! Even better!! Here's a little about the book itself: Phaedra is cursed to sleep until true love wakes her. Hermione has a dark secret. When Prince Sheridan discovers [...]
Ramblings on Writing Spaces
Growing up, all my stories and poems and songs and plays - even my first couple of books - went into spiral notebooks. They were badly smudged, with that pesky left-hander pencil smear across most of the pages. I can still remember the smell of pencil shavings and the satisfying rustle of pages turning. I [...]
A Giveaway for Reviewers of THE WORD CHANGERS!
Once upon a time, there was an author who was very thankful for all the support she had received from her readers and reviewers. As grateful as she was, she knew that "thank you," and lots of smiles (which no one saw anyway) could only go so far.... So she decided to give something away [...]
Fun News for Reviewers of The Word Changers!
Most of you probably know the importance of getting reviews for your own book, or leaving reviews for others' books. They help potential buyers find a book to begin with, and then help them to decide whether or not it's the book for them. Real, honest opinions from real, honest readers - for me, at [...]
Dystopian Book Review and Giveaway
It's release day for Nadine Brande's dystopian debut novel, A Time to Die!! The eBook is available here, and the paperback version is available now, here, for pre-order (releases officially October 1st). Nadine is hosting a Facebook launch party tonight from 4-6 (Pacific Time). She'll be posting some fun things every 10 minutes, and answering questions [...]
The Word Changers is 99 Cents, Plus a Great Giveaway!
THE DEAL My publisher is reducing the cost of The Word Changers eBook for two weeks, beginning today. It will be just 99 cents (marked down from $3.99), from August 8th - 22nd. Here are the links where you can find this special deal for The Word Changers: Amazon Barnes and Noble If you're new [...]
Two Giveaways For THE WORD CHANGERS
A short and sweet post letting you know that you've got TWO MORE opportunities to win a paperback copy of The Word Changers! Christian Bookshelf Reviews is hosting a giveaway right now, which will end on Thursday (7/17). That's just three more days! Author Heather Day Gilbert also has a giveaway for my book on her blog, [...]
Falling Into the Book
In books, characters can stumble into other worlds in many different ways. Sometimes it’s as simple as walking through a door or crossing a bridge. Other times it’s as unexpected as the door of a musty old wardrobe, falling down a rabbit hole, or flying out your window toward the second star on the right, [...]