Over at her Zyearth blog, R.A. Meenan tagged everyone in our Facebook writers group in this Q&A game. So in the hopes that this will give you a slightly less controversial view of Alara’s Call than we had last time, here goes: 1. What is the title of your next book/work? Alara’s Call, book one […]
Last week, in my post When is Christian Fiction Not? I talked about the lines between Christian fiction and secular fiction, and how more and more Christian speculative fiction seems to be cross-over, not really appropriate for the CBA market, but not secular enough for the mainstream market. Someone commented that back in the old […]
So, this past week has been pretty crazy around here as we were preparing for the new school year, which starts today. If you didn’t know, we homeschool our 3 kids. I have 2 girls, who are going into 3rd grade, and a pre-k boy. On a whim last Sunday, I decided we needed to […]
Book high. This happened to me last week. I recently found the final book in the Quadrail series by Timothy Zahn, and since it’s been so long since I read the first one (about two and a half years ago, I think) I’ve been re-reading the series. It was a good thing I did, because […]
In case you don’t follow them on Facebook–which you should–here’s the save-the-date flyer for Realm Makers 2015. If you’ve been to Realm Makers before, what was your favorite part? Did you have a favorite workshop? If you have NOT been to Realm Makers, start saving up! Who’s going to be there in 2015?
Xchyler Publishing is having a writing contest in which the winners will be published in its upcoming Winter Fantasy Anthology. Winners will also receive royalties. The submission period is July 31-August 31. The anthology’s theme is “Out of This World . . . True Story.” Stories must be in the fantasy genre and between 5,000 […]
The downside of having an amazing weekend away from home, like I had this past weekend at Realm Makers, is that eventually you have to get back to normal. The high of connecting with other people of like interests and learning and growing and engaging in something you’re passionate about inevitably must give way to […]