Let’s take a step back in time to the good old fashioned fantasy genre…
I happened to look at other reviews before I began my own on this February book review and found very opposing opinions of the work. 457 more words
Writing has been so much a part of my life that I’m really quite annoyed that I can’t do as much as I used to.
~ Anne McCaffrey
So I listened to this one as an audiobook rather than reading it and wow it’s only like a 3-hour book. I’ve seen movies shorter than this book. 267 more words
This week’s interview is with the wonderfully dynamic and endlessly joyful Jordan Bernal. I met Jordan through TriValley Writers Group, an organization I highly recommend for local authors looking to connect and educate themselves. 1,490 more words
It seems to be a requirement of fantasy writers in particular to tackle the issue of King Arthur at some point in their career. I’ve read forwards and prefaces where said authors complain heartily about this fact – yet the stories still exist and keep coming. 494 more words
Imagine what would happen if Jane Austen and Anne McCaffrey collaborated on a book: Pride and Prejudice meets The Dragonriders of Pern? If your mind is boggling in a good way by the very thought, then you’re in luck because, while that particular collaboration isn’t going to happen, instead we have Heartstone by Elle Katharine White, which brings the social settings and restrictions of Georgian British society into a different world in which gryphons, direwolves, banshees, lamias and lindworms threaten human society and dragons, wyverns and warriors fight to defend humanity. 220 more words