Archive for March, 2012

The Blight of Mages by Karen Miller

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

This is a great book on tape that is not only entertaining, but also a well-done audiotape. The voice is pleasant to the ears, well defined and enjoyable. (more…)

Dispirited by Luisa Perkins, published March 17, 2012

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Today we have Luisa Perkins who will tell us about her new book “Dispirited” published by Zarahemla Books.

First of all, what’s Dispirited about?

A boy named Blake teaches himself how to get out of his body in order to go looking for the spirit of his dead mother. One night when he comes home, he finds that another being has taken over his body in his absence. (more…)

Through The Glass Darkly “A Dragon Tale” by M. L. Canales

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

This is a great high fantasy novel with many fun and fantastic creatures, which will please many ages and likes. There is magic, time traveling, quest, and heroes to make it all happen. In short it has all the necessary elements to make this book a fantastic read.

The story starts when five young adults meet before they start their special training in an elite academy for magic. These four young men and a girl were brought together by chance, or so it seems until the schoolmaster has a dream. They are destined to free all the fantastic creatures and the three Gods that mankind has been trying to dismiss from their lives for the past 300 years. (more…)

ANWA Conference Report on Linda Mullineaux’s class by Author Betsy Love: http://ning.it/AvQuXZ

Saturday, March 10th, 2012

Today we have Betsy love as our guest. Welcome to my blog…

The Critical Skill of Self Editing-Focusing on what agents and editors really care about.

Even though I’m published, I have so much to learn, and attending Linda’s class was informative and fun. Here is what her class was all about:

First of all, Linda says, “Take time writing your book; make it as perfect as you can.” She says it’s important to know your target audience, know your word count, and know what your publisher/agent accepts. (more…)

An Award! Why thank you

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Shaunna Gonzales, a great writer, has bestowed upon me what is called the “Liebster Blog Award.”

What is the Liebster Blog Award?

Legend has it that The Liebster Blog Award originated in Germany. Liebster means dearest or beloved, and Liebe is love. The award is meant to encourage readership of small, lovable blogs with fewer than 200 followers.

In accepting the Liebster Blog Award, the recipient (me) agrees to thank the person who gave them the award, link back to that person’s blog, and reveal five (5) snippets about themselves that readers may not know.

Award (more…)