Tag Archives: fantasy

Interview with Author Alix E. Harrow

interview Alix E. Harrow “…every story begins by the seat of my pants….” Alix talks about her influences as a writer and how everything she writes will eventually return to a reflection on narratives, storytelling, and books. I don’t know about you, but I am a lover of stories — all kinds. The brutality of grimdark or the magic of …

Review of The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees by E. Lily Yu

“To her sons in their capped silk cradles — and they were all sons — she whispered the precepts she had developed while calculating flight paths and azimuths, that there should be no queen and no state, and that, as in the wasp nest, the males should labor and profit equally with the females.” STATS 5 out of 5 starsHardcover462 pagesStory …

Book Release Announcement! Fortune’s Fool by Angela Boord

STATS Kindle Edition, 737 pagesExpected publication: June 25th 2019 by Impossible BooksOriginal TitleFortune’s FoolASINB07ST8KQ87Edition LanguageEnglishSeriesEterean Empire #1 Book Synopsis “My right arm is made of metal.” A secret affair. A disfiguring punishment. A burning need for revenge. Kyrra d’Aliente has a bad reputation and an arm made of metal. Cast out of the safe and luxurious world of silk to which …

Guest Post – Writing, A Maelstrom of the Unusual and Normal by Author Kit Falbo

Fiction is often the art of blending the mundane and the strange. The mundane of the readers to the strange of the worlds created. There are many reasons for this. Building connections with experiences, bringing contrast to a story, adding that hook for readers to want to see where it is going, to create empathy or horror. Exactly how you …

The Magical Power of Gaming and Friendship: One Word Kill by Mark Lawrence

Book Synopsis “The magical power of D&D to draw together people who knew things. Who cared about questions that didn’t seem to matter.” In January 1986, fifteen-year-old boy-genius Nick Hayes discovers he’s dying. And it isn’t even the strangest thing to happen to him that week. Nick and his Dungeons & Dragons-playing friends are used to living in their imaginations. …