Tag Archive | Realm Makers

Armor of Alethia: Behind the Scenes

Armor of Alethia: Behind the Scenes

Sometimes those one-on-one appointments at conferences really do pay off. Like with the querying process, though, you often go through several rejections before you find the right one. In fact, it took me seven years and three different manuscripts before I found both an agent and a publisher. The Early Years My very first manuscript […]

Trucks, Planes, and Canoes

Trucks, Planes, and Canoes

Photo by Gretchen E.K. Engel Zippy Longtail and I are off to Realm Makers. Our journey began last Monday after work. Zippy took a half day from his job interpreting extraterrestrial satellite transmissions from the Very Large Array (VLA) satellites near Socorro, NM and came to my house so we could leave a bit early […]

Join Tosca Lee and Other Realm Award Finalists at Facebook Party

Join Tosca Lee and Other Realm Award Finalists at Facebook Party

On June 15, eight of the finalists from the Realm Awards will present a Facebook Party. This will give you a chance to chat with me and some of the other finalists, including bestseller and former Realm Makers keynote speaker Tocsa Lee. Also, contests! Grand Prize: $50 Amazon Card Runner Up Prize: 8 featured books […]

Review: Just Dumb Enough

Review: Just Dumb Enough

Some things are no brainers. Like plunking down $2.99 for Just Dumb Enough. That’s less than your average Starbucks drink seasonal drink, and this purchase won’t make you fat. Even splurging on the paperback won’t set you back much more than a fast food combo ($7.99) and has no trans fats. Did I mention the […]

Introducing Josh Smith

Introducing Josh Smith

Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to add Josh R. Smith to our roster of Featured Authors. Those of you active in Realm Makers probably already know Josh, since he’s been an active participant for years. He’s also guest blogged for NAF. We’re excited to have him on the team. He’ll be blogging on Tuesdays starting January […]

The Final Paladin: The Key to Apollyon

The Final Paladin is a fun fantasy novel that focuses on the legends of Charlemagne and the origins of chivalry. It’s a portal fantasy partly set in the gritty Five Points area of New York City during the Industrial Revolution. And partly in the Fae Realms. Vermillion, who’s known as Peg protects her simple-minded brother, […]

Realm Makers Membership

Realm Makers Membership

Today I signed up for a Realm Makers membership! I’ve been excited about this for a while. All the details below are pulled from the Realm Makers website. You can and should check it out for yourself here: http://www.realmmakers.com. 🙂 I signed up for the Basic Membership. Basic Membership $40 for 1 year Membership pricing […]