Check out this review of the book, The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn, by Tyler Whitesides, as featured on The Tattooed Book Geek blog.
Check out this interview with author Jemima Pett from this post on my author site.
Check out these cover reveals from D. Wallace Peach from this post on her Myths of the Mirror blog.
I love book covers, and I’ll admit that a good cover can reel me in like a hungry fish. Working on covers with a designer is always a time of nervous excitement. For me, it means the books are close to finished, and the story inside my head is finally transforming into something visual that I can share with others… So, without further ado:
Soul Swallowers and Legacy of Souls have covers!
Some souls gift insights, wisdom, a path to understanding. Others unleash power, proficiency with a sword, and indifference to death. One soul assimilates with ease. Swallow a host of the dead and risk a descent into madness.
Estranged from his family over the murder of his wife, young Raze Anvrell wields his fists to vent his rage. Then a chance at a new life beckons, and he retreats to the Ravenwood, the haunt of unbound ghosts…
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Check out this great post from the Legends of Windemere blog with 7 tips to choosing and maintaining your writing tools.
You would think picking a writing tool would be easy, but there are so many out there to choose from. Some feel good on the fingers while others are agony to the palms. The ideas can flow from a pen for one author, but be stagnant for another. So, what are a few things to consider?
- Never write with blood. It hurts, isn’t very legible, bleeds through the paper (pun not intended), and clotting means you have to keep stopping. On the plus side, band-aids and Neosporin will be tax deductible.
- Writing an entire novel on your smartphone is entire possible. All you have to do is give writing credit to autocorrect and kiss your thumbs goodbye. If you have an iPhone then you better not write too big a story. Seriously, those batteries will be dead before you finish the dedication.
- If you have a lucky pen…
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Check out this review of the book, Death in a Mudflat, by N.A. Granger, as featured on Writer Christoph Fischer’s blog.
About the book
Fearless detective, ER nurse, devoted mother, and Pequod, Maine’s, answer to Kinsey Milhone, Rhe Brewster is back on the case. When an idyllic seaside wedding is suddenly interrupted by the grotesque sight of a decaying human arm poking out of the tidal mud, Rhe is thrown head first into a treacherous world of duplicity, drugs, and murder.
With her best friend Paulette and her main man Sam, the Chief of Police, Rhe seeks to solve the puzzle of the body found in the muck while also working with the FBI to identify the source of shipments of tainted heroin flooding the local campus and community. Maine’s opioid crisis has hit…
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Check out this edition of Tell Me A Story featuring author and blogger Traci Kenworth. Details are available in this post from Annette Rochelle Aben’s blog
With all the time spent sharing writing and reading links on her blog, one would imagine that Ohio native, Traci Kenworth, has little time for her own writing. Maybe, maybe not, but you’ll have to give a listen and learn more about this enthusiastic woman of words. I think you are going to enjoy getting to know Traci Kenworth better!
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Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on why you haven’t touched your passion project in 17 years
Or a decade. Or six months. You get the idea.
At first, it was the best idea you swore you’d ever come up with. You could picture it all in your mind — every step, every way it could go right. Even a few ways it could all fall apart.
But still. You couldn’t let it go. You knew this was the idea that was going to kickstart your dream career.
Until your passion project became the thing you dreaded. And started avoiding. And eventually dropped altogether.
What happened? How did the flame of excitement go out?
Here are a few possible reasons you keep putting off your work — even if you’re still convinced this is The Project that’s going to change everything.
You’re scared it won’t take off
Every writer — OK, every writer I’ve ever heard discuss the topic on a personal level — is afraid of…
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