Review | “Hold Me Closer Necromancer” by Lith McBride

  Summary from Goodreads.com: Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he’s doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak. Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead […]

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Review | “Beautiful Creatures” by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

  Summary from Goodreads: There were no surprises in Gatlin County. We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere. At least, that’s what I thought. Turns out, I couldn’t have been more wrong. There was a curse. There was a girl. And in the end, there was a grave. Lena Duchannes is […]

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Rant | Knocking on Doors, Doors Slammed in Your Face

Today I read an article asking if an independent author needs a literary agent find success. To read, click here. The article was good. I responded in the comments section but my quick thoughts turned into a rant. I did not want to hijack the article with a long winded rant. That is what my […]

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Review | Rick Riordan’s “The Mark of Athena”

Summary from Amazon: In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only […]

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Writing | Scene Discovery

I am a planner. Before I start writing a novel on page one I decide the specific details of the world my characters will live in, the rules of the magic system, how many books will be in the series (unless its a sole entry), the directions of the story arches, who are the characters, […]

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