You have no idea how long it has been since I was last lost in a good book. And I mean lost. Albert’s words are almost lyrical. It’s a dark and gritty marriage of fairytales and mystery. It’s perfect for those rainy, fall days. It’s the tease to sate your thirst when true horror … More Bookwatch: THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert
I came across this compilation this evening when I was supposed to be working on my thesis and outline for my final paper but was instead scrolling through Facebook. I like to wait until I have almost no time left before the deadline before I get serious. It’s like I can’t focus until the pressure … More Fan Tribute to Harry Potter
“Beowulf and Humanity’s Thirst for Heroes” by Nicole Starleigh From his noble acts and great achievements in the name of his king to his face-off with Grendel and, subsequently, Grendel’s vengeful mother, to his final act of heroism in which he sacrifices his own life for that of his people, Beowulf is the … More We are Obsessed with Heroes – and It’s a Good Thing
Ahh, rejection letters – a necessary evil. They’re part of the sometimes grueling process of querying/submitting work for publication. (Some people are exceptionally talented right off the bat and/or really lucky.) As you know, I’m seeking representation for my very first novel, Bloodfire. I have been working on this thing for years. I spent two … More The Rejection Letter Every New Author Should Want
I have joined the wondrous world of wattpad. Check out my inaugural short story, Of Weddings and Belles. Look for my username: Starlately, and be on the lookout for future wattpad publications. 😉 I hope you enjoy this one!
She’s done it again. If you are a writer and haven’t already heard of author Bryn Donovan, consider this your lucky day! On her blog, you’ll find a plethora of useful lists for writing, the latest of which entitled: Fantasy Publishers 2016 (No Agent Required!) Go check it out, now! Don’t worry – she doesn’t post … More No Agent Required: Bryn Donovan Posts 2016 Fantasy Publishers List
We were unable to spend the holidays with family again this year (joys of military life) but that didn’t stop us from having one of the best Christmases yet. I remember the excitement of finding the loot under the tree on Christmas morning as a kid, but that was nothing compared the joy that fills … More Good Tidings to You