Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems

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: Hidden Gems

Book Review

Chains of the Heretic

"And again I was reminded that soldiering seemed to be nine parts boredom--waiting, training, erecting or pulling down camps, tedious chores, moving--and one part horrible, sudden, and irrevocable violence." -- Page 26 Chains of the Heretic is the third and final book in The Bloodsounder's Arc, written by Jeff Salyards. In my opinion, it is arguably the best… Continue reading Chains of the Heretic

Writing

Invigoration of a Writer’s Soul

I started pursuing the updated website, manuscriptwishlist.com, last evening, because I'm cruel to my own mental health and like to look up potential agents and tease myself with dreaming they could possible represent me one day, even though my manuscripts aren't ready for representation yet. Okay, that's only the sadistic half as to why I… Continue reading Invigoration of a Writer’s Soul

Writing

Interview with Fantasy Author Jeff Salyards

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

Writing

My Folly as a Writer

Saturday: spent most of the day reading roughly 400 or so pages of Brandon Sanderson's The Well of Ascension, the second book in the Mistborn trilogy. For those who haven't read him, Sanderson is top dog. Ever since I started with his Stormlight Archive, I can't get enough of his writing, his worlds and most of all, his characters.… Continue reading My Folly as a Writer