From the sprawling plains of North Central Iowa comes an author of fantasy, urban and LGBT books that have captured the imagination of many readers. Author Layla Dorine is a lover of nature and a crafter of worlds where her stories spring to life. she describes her latest book, Serpent’s Kiss, and shares words of encouragement for new and upcoming writers.
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Kevin J. Anderson at Indiana Comic Con (photo by chaospirations)
The next epic fantasy novel from the popular author of Star Wars and Dune universe novels, Kevin J. Anderson, will be his most creative endeavor to date. Not for the story itself, but for the way that it is presented to audiences which include fans of his work as well as aspiring writers who want to see the process of writing as it happens. Continue reading
Memoirs are more than one person’s testimony of their own lives; they give the reader another perspective about events and choices that the reader may have also experienced. Memoirs can be an alternate reflection of not only the author’s life, but the reader’s as well. Illinois native Lisa Orban does just this in her gripping and humorous series of memoirs. Her books, It’ll Feel Better When It Quits Hurting and Wine Comes In Six Packs, have received rave reviews from readers. Continue reading
“During the Vietnam war, a young US Marine named Sean Chambers is captured and imprisoned in a POW camp. During his time in captivity, revelations regarding his fate and his role in a much larger war comes to light…” This is the teaser description for author Mark Swaine’s second book in the Legend of the Red Sun Village series, The Crenshaw Serpent. Continue reading
Gods, demons and pagan deities… Dark fantasy author Tamara Lakomy explores magic and mysticism in an unconventional manner in her novel The Shadow Crucible. Lakomy discusses her book, motivations and advice for writers who are new to the art of storytelling.
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Everyone has challenges in their life albeit some more so than others. It’s beneficial for one’s overall well-being to realize that most things in life are out of our control; the weather, traffic, the economy and especially the behavior of others. We can’t control much of the things that happen in our lives but we can choose to react to it in a way that betters us. Continue reading
A small town, tarnished paths… and murder. Author E.V. Lohring weaves this tale of mystery and intrigue in his debut novel, Fear of Normal. While it is his first published novel, there is much more to come. Lohring has been creating and chronicling stories and ideas for almost two decades. Lohring discusses his novel Fear of Normal, his writing style and advice for new writers and gives us some information about what he’s up to next. Continue reading
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When scrolling through social media, I stopped by a post that caught my eye by a gentleman who, on a fairly tame post, made a noticeable presence. Continue reading