The Remarkable Story Behind ‘White Wolf & the Ash Princess’

And it's that time again to participate in another blog tour. Yeah! I never get tired of being part of introducing a brand new book to the world. It's so fun to see the unlimited creativity that's out there, and this book by Tammy Lash is no exception. Even more extraordinary, however, is the story …

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Cover Reveal of ‘Alara’s Call’

It's time again to reveal the cover of a soon-to-be-published book! This one is a fantasy...um...my favourite...by Kristen Stieffel titled Alara's Call.  Here it is in all its gorgeousness: Love the dress, love the hair, love the opulent background! What could this amazing looking book be about? Well, I'm glad you asked because I've got …

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My Flash Fiction Story is Published!

A few months ago, I entered a fantasy flash fiction story called The Stone Veil to Splickety Publishing, hoping to final in their mythical mash-up short fiction contest. My story was selected (yay!) and then came the nail-biting wait for publication. That wait is over. You can find the July issue of HAVOK at magcloud or on …

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5 Successful Strategies to Soothe the Sting of Rejection

I'm blogging over at Quills & Inkblotts today about how to turn around those awful feelings that come over us when we're rejected. Here's a sneak peek: Let’s face it. Rejection sucks. No one ever likes to hear, “nope, sorry, your manuscript/project/idea/fill-in-the-blank just isn’t good enough.” But, unless you’re living somewhere on a deserted island, …

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A girl with an umbrella wants to be authentic in this blog post by Jebraun Clifford

How to Stay Authentic in a Counterfeit World

Guest blogging over at International Christian Fiction Writers this morning, but here's a sneak peak... There’s something attractive about authenticity. People crave the real thing. Being real is engaging. Being real is endearing. Being real is essential. But at the same time, another force exists. Working against authenticity, against real, is another concept. Imitation. I …

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26 Excellent Flash Fiction Stories!

Remember that flash fiction challenge I was part of a few days ago? And more importantly, do you want to read more? Well, Rosalie over at Penprints just compiled all 26 of them together in one glorious wrap up post on her blog! People wrote fantasy stories, science fiction, contemporary...you name the genre, you can probably find it. So if …

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Bird-watching and Other Human Pursuits ~ Flash Fiction Challenge

Have you ever written flash fiction? Well, you should because it's a lot of fun! Since flash fiction is supposed to be under 1,000 words, it forces you to choose each word carefully, making sure each one is perfect for the story. I've found it to be the perfect antidote for writer's block--when I'm stuck in my …

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