Posts Tagged ‘forest’

The Dragon’s Vision by Sherri Godsey a review

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Review for readersfavorite.com

This tale is an unusual and entertaining story of a world divided by a veil. One side of the veil is bloody and full of battles, dried lands, and shadows. The other is its opposite—green fresh and fruitful. In this part of their world where everyone and everything gets along together wonderfully is a kingdom. In this kingdom there is a king who has a strong willed daughter. In the face of her coming wedding, she sets out to find her husband choice accompanied by her dragon. She has already met the other prospects to her hand and doesn’t like them so she runs away to find her own. (more…)

Birth of the Half Elves by H. L. Watson

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

This high fantasy tale is creative. Though elves are in it, it isn’t a copy of Lord of the Rings by any means. It is a fresh point of view about a race that is a favorite of many. This fantasy will take the reader to a new land where you will find battles, loyalty, traditions, and love. (more…)

Halith by Kirsten Kelley (a readers favorite review)

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

This author of high fantasy writes with warmth and in a way that preteen and teens will find friendly. The descriptions in this book are beautifully written. They paint a vivid picture in the reader’s mind.

The story is that of a sixteen-year-old young woman by the name of Halith. She has grown up partially with her mother, then in a convent with a superior priestess that really cares for her and finally with her uncle, who wants to marry her to a fat merchant.

To the exasperation of her tutors, (more…)

Deirdra Eden Coppel a fantasy author’s interview.

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Deirdra is a fresh new YA author with a strong voice and a passion for creative marketing in a changing literary world. She works full time as a professional writer and illustrator. In 2009 she began creating animation for e-books.

Using a combination of history, mythology and fantasy Deirdra has spent (more…)

How do you describe a place?

Monday, March 29th, 2010

In the same way you describe people and feelings. You want the place to be seen in the reader’s mind as vividly as if they where there. It also has to do with “show don’t tell” that is so desirable for a good author. You want your readers to feel it, touch it, see it, taste it and smell it. Every time you can use a combination of the senses or all of them in your book, you have the best description ever.

Here are some ideas that will help inspire your own:

The sea of golden waves spread before my eyes while the breeze (more…)

Help your kids love books

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Here is a great list of books for children from 7 to older teens and the best part is most of them are at your local Library; and if they are not you can ask them to get them for you. They are good clean fun. (more…)