I stated several times in some interviews that the first story I wrote for fun was in second grade. It was called "The Haunted Mansion" and, with permission, I included some of my classmates in the story. (I even left one of them in an iron maiden...) When I was done with the story, I … Continue reading Revisiting Elementary Teachers!
I've been meaning to post this for a while. Back in 2014, I got RPG maker and decided to recreate the first chapter of The Starriest Summer, "The Machine," as a game. It's really short, only takes a few minutes to complete, and some of the tile sets are glitchy. As I made it back … Continue reading The Starriest Summer in RPG Maker
Today's Indie Author Interview is with Elise Kova, author of the YA fantasy series Air Awakens and the upcoming fantasy series Loom Saga! Why have you decided to self-publish? I always considered self/indie publishing as an option for my work because I’d read many success stories about great authors who used it to break into the industry or … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Elise Kova
Head on over to A New Look on Books for a guest post that I wrote about romancing hijacking the plot! Here's an excerpt! Suddenly, our strong heroine devolves into a blubbering mess. Mutant girl falls for her captor, the princess becomes infatuated with her enemy prince, the genius has the hots for a fellow … Continue reading Guest Post – Don’t Let Romance Hijack the Plot
Huzzah! The cover art for the last book in the Cycle of the Six Moons trilogy, The Last Winter Moon! Like with the first two books, the cover artist is Brandon Lacey, one of the conceptual artists for Fiona Frightening and the Wicked Wardrobe. Check out more of Brandon's artwork here! blue-paint-sea.deviantart.com Like with An Eclipsing Autumn's cover … Continue reading The Last Winter Moon Cover Reveal
Today I'll be interviewing Rita Goldner, author and illustrator of children's picture books, including Orangutan: A Day in the Rainforest Canopy and Jackson's History Adventure! Why have you decided to self-publish? My picture book “Orangutan: A Day in the Rainforest Canopy was published by Dancing Dakini Press, a small publisher who specializes in endangered species and … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Rita Goldner
As part of the Goddess Fish Name Before the Masses tour, I've done an interview with BooksChatter! We got some fun questions this time around, like who would be on my dream team to make The Cycle of the Six Moons into a movie, what's something quirky about the series, and DO I HAVE A … Continue reading Interview on BooksChatter
Today I'll be interviewing Beth Rodgers, author of the contemporary YA novel, Freshman Fourteen! Why have you decided to self-publish? I self-published 'Freshman Fourteen' to get it out into the world more quickly. After working on the book for nine years, I really wanted to get it published and then worry about finding a traditional publisher … Continue reading Indie Author Interview – Beth Rodgers