Just in time for Halloween, Mira Grant (aka Seanan McGuire) has published Feedback, the latest in her series of zombie novels. The original books were Feed, Deadline, and Blackout, collectively known as the Newsflesh trilogy....more
Are the events of our past forever fault lines in our future? In Nicole Blades' new book, The Thunder Beneath Us (Kensington, Fall 2016), she chronicles the life of Best Lightburn, a young woman with a charmed life who harbors a painful past that she has tried to deny.
I’ve never heard anyone say writing a novel was easy. The fact that so many aspiring authors have trouble completing the task gave Christine Smith and Jessie Kwak the brilliant idea to form Four Windows Books.
My Strangers series is ready to have the THIRD novel added to the mix! Compliments from a Stranger was written two years ago and I wrote most of Stranger in Pursuit this past April. Now, I’m ready to dive into Reflection of a Stranger…I think....more
What can last year's favorite books tell you about what you should read this year? Let's gather some suggestions for books you'll love this year based on the titles that kept you turning pages in 2013.
It's official. In about 90 minutes, I will slowly begin to lose my mind...and develop a third novel. For the month of July, I've decided to throw myself into a fabulous summer camp - Camp NaNoWriMo!...more
When it comes to my own writing, I would have to say that my favourite style - the type of writing I most enjoy doing, the one that seems to "fit" me best - is creative non-fiction. That said, I've always been a little (no, a LOT) envious of people who have the ability to write fiction, and have often wished a little wistfully that I had that particular gift myself.
It’s interesting to know the inspiration behind the book that authors write. Some authors are inspired by an event in their lives or by something they’ve read in a newspaper. Others have dreams that motivate a new story. In my case, it was personal. I had a heartrending experience that I never forgot. This experience was the inspiration for my award winning romance novel....more