Hello, lovelies! SPFBO 5--or, the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off--is officially a go, with 300 entries received, all ten judges signed up and only a week away before the reading officially begins! For those of you in the community, you'll know that I joined in late last year to help out another judge and I positively… Continue reading Behind the Blogger: SPFBO 5 Edition
Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Once hosted by The Broke and The Bookish, it is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. It's a weekly book feature where a topical list-prompt is posted and readers respond with their top ten for that prompt. Yours truly tends to go over ten, but hey, what can a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Fantasy Genre Highlights
Hello, dear readers! I have a pretty cool announcement to make. For those of you who don't know, there is this really incredible contest that happens every year, created by Mark Lawrence, called the Self-Published Fantasy Blog Off. Ten bloggers are given a batch of self-published fantasy books and they read them, rate them and… Continue reading SPFBO, I’m Coming For You!
You may have seen Jeff Salyards' books on the shelves of your local Barnes and Noble: Scourge of the Betrayer and Veil of the Deserters. Author Jon Sprunk (Shadow saga) claims that Jeff's books "creates a vibrant tapestry of betrayal, intrigue, and brotherhood" with "magic [that] is refreshingly innovative." Jeff himself will be the first one to tell you… Continue reading Interview with Fantasy Author Jeff Salyards