Tag : YA

Written on Dec, 10, 2016 by in , | 2 Comments.

For this weekend ONLY, you can get the Kindle edition of Ocean of Dust Free! Tell your friends. Enjoy! (And if you do, please leave a review 🙂 )   Get For Free

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Written on Dec, 20, 2015 by in , | 1 Comment.

This week, friend and author Katherine Dell is taking over my blog to tell you about her intriguing, upcoming book. Over to you, Kathy… About a year and a half ago, I wrote a blog about stepping out of my comfort zone. I talked about facing my fears and taking the plunge into the uncertain, because … great things don’t …

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Written on May, 26, 2014 by in | 9 Comments.

Reborn, the first book in an exciting new YA epic fantasy series, The Fate Challenges, is out on ebook and paperback. Reviews are already looking good and it’s high on my To-Read list. The author, Cherie Reich, has been kind enough to share an excerpt with us (see below). To save a kingdom, a prophetess must challenge Fate. On the day of Yssa’s …

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Written on Jan, 21, 2014 by in , | 5 Comments.

Cherie Reich is one of the super talented writers of Untethered Realms. On May 23rd this year, she releases the first book in an exciting new YA epic fantasy series: The Fate Challenges. Take a look at the gorgeous cover: To save a kingdom, a prophetess must challenge Fate. On the day of Yssa’s death and rebirth, the god Apenth chose her …

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Recently, I was thrilled to answer some questions posed by a great writer friend of mine, Heather Day Gilbert. Among other projects, she is trying to find a publisher for her fantastic-sounding Viking novel. I can’t wait to read it. In this interview, we talk about writing YA, world building and Indie publishing. It was a lot of fun. Thanks, …

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Written on Dec, 21, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

Recently, Sharon over at Obsession with Books invited me to do a guest post. Please pop over there and read about Why I write YA. Stay a while and nose around her wonderful site too.  

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Written on Sep, 25, 2011 by in | 2 Comments.

People often ask me “Are you gay?”, “Do you secretly want to be a woman?” In case you’re wondering, the answers to those questions are No and No. Before I answer the real question, how common is it for authors to write protagonists of the opposite sex? Since my current genre is YA fantasy, let’s skip over the classic examples, …

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Written on Sep, 12, 2011 by in , | Leave a comment

One of the constant dilemmas during the writing of my current book has been: Is it Young Adult (YA) or Middle Grade (MG)? At first, I had intended it to be YA, pitching its readability and adventurous plot complexity along the lines of the SF & Fantasy that I had read as a kid. Not  a problem I thought. Then, …

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