Today, I'm interviewing the author of fantasy and fairy tale retellings with a twist, the creative genius Kyle Robert Shultz. Welcome to the blog, Kyle! Here’s a cup of coffee to warm your hands. Let’s start by diving into your author bio—specifically the part that says you began writing in your early teens after being … Continue reading Interview with fantasy author Kyle Robert Shultz
Yes, it's beginning a tad later in the summer than usual, but hey, we're going to have fun with this! For those who are new to the annual online ceremony, it is the time when awards are presented to fantasy characters nominated and voted by YOU the attendees. These awards will be presented by characters from … Continue reading Silmaril Awards 2018 nominations, Most Epic Hero. The time has come!
Today author Jenelle Schmidt is here to talk about minstrels. Why this topic, you ask? Because her new book Minstrel's Call is now available, and there's an epic giveaway to go along with it! First let's hear from Jenelle, and then you'll have a chance to enter the giveaway which is full of all things … Continue reading The Life of Minstrels, a Guest Post by author Jenelle Schmidt
Welcome to the virtual book tour for The Last Motley by Grace Award nominated author DJ Edwardson. I had the pleasure of beta reading this book, and it is a dear story for both young and old readers alike. I'll let DJ take it from here, and introduce you to his latest fantasy novel and world: To … Continue reading The Last Motley, #booktour & #giveaway
Changes are ahead! But more on that later. I've got some great recipes to share with you in this post, along with some of the books and TV series I've been going through! September for the most part was good and productive. I wrote more and read more than usual, as I could feel the … Continue reading September Into October #MonthlyUpdate
It's about time I did a monthly update, and today I have a lot to share with you about books, food, movies, and writing! Aside from an unexpected trip to SC, which took up most of July, and viewing the Hampton beach sand sculptures, I've been: What I'm Reading Memories Of Ash, the sequel to … Continue reading Life, Books, Movies and Food #monthlyupdate
At last it is time to announce this year's winner! Your host today is none other than the mischievous imp of Lord of the Rings, Peregrin Took (aka Pippin) himself! Come on stage, Pippin! *the stage lights turn on, and a small figure shuffles across to the center of the stage. The lights reveal a … Continue reading Most Mischievous Imp Silmaril Winner!
The results for the first round of nominations are in! Here are the top five now up for the Most Mischievous Imp Silmaril: Peter Pan (11). The boy we will always know from Neverland, who never wanted to grow up. His mischief has caused Wendy and many others grief. ~ Walter from Dragons In Our … Continue reading Mischevious Silmaril Top Five Results, Now It’s Up To YOU To Choose Who Is Worthy!
What lessons have I learned from fantasy stories? To some, fantasy is just fantasy, but to those of us who know better, fantasy is a way of showing real life lessons through an entertaining setting and in an easy-to-understand way. You escape your world, and yet at the same time you learn how to deal with … Continue reading 8 Lessons Learned From Fantasy
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