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Review of Mantle by Keven Newsome

Review of Mantle by Keven Newsome

Winter and I go way back. Keven mentioned the other day that Winter was entered in the Marcher Lord Select Premise Contest back in 2009. For those of you who weren’t around for that, this was an online contest where readers voted on which stories they wanted to see more of. When the contest got to […]

Expectations Exceeded

Expectations Exceeded

  One of the first books I read when I started writing was Finding Angel by NAF alumna Kat Heckenbach. I fell in love with Toch Island. The descriptions are so vivid I felt like I was there. Something like Narnia for teens. Back in the day when I hated science fiction and fantasy, I would […]

An Extrovert Among Introverts – The Good, the Great, and the Never Again

An Extrovert Among Introverts – The Good, the Great, and the Never Again

At one point during Realm Makers, I sat with a fellow extrovert and we started counting. Of the 180 attendees, the count was 11 by the end of the conference, the count soared to 13. By this proportion, NAF is teeming with writerly extroverts. Brittany Valentine is another in this count. Even among us extroverts, our […]

Traveling With Tolkien Part One

Traveling With Tolkien Part One

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”

Six years of Fellowship

Six years of Fellowship

January 16 is our birthday. That was the day, back in 2010, that Keven Newsome launched this site with a simple goal: unite seven writers to drive traffic to one site, rather than to seven different sites. He knew we’d be stronger together than we would be separately. It has been and continues to be […]

2015 in review

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys have once again prepared a 2015 annual report for us. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 53,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 20 sold-out performances for […]

Introducing: Brittany Valentine

Introducing: Brittany Valentine

With Heather Titus graduating to Indie Authorland, we’ve invited a new member to the fellowship. Brittany Valentine is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, and is also a Realm Makes attendee. So if you’re at the conference with us this weekend, please say hi! Are you in a local writers group? I’m a member […]