Archive | June 2012

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What is Urban Fantasy?

My personal definition of Urban Fantasy goes like this: An Urban Fantasy is a story set in a world that has changed or is different from the real one in some fantastical way. Usually, there are paranormal elements and correlations between our present and their future. The genre I write in is Urban Fantasy along with Paranormal Romance, […]

Whatchya Readin, Peggy?

This week Tasha Turner asks us writers what we’re reading right now? Author, Peggy Browning says, Last week I read Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.Along with other tidbits of writing advice, he stated “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as […]

Interview: author, Tiffany Snow

 The bar isn’t very full, but I spot the two people I’m here to see in a back booth.  The woman is talking animatedly to the man, who seems to be mostly ignoring her.  As I get closer, I can see they each have a drink on the table – his a clear liquid in […]

Ilona Andrews: Fate’s Edge

Book Blurb~ The Edge lies between worlds, on the border between the Broken, where people shop at Wal-Mart and magic is a fairy tale- and the Weird, where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny… Born into a family of con men, Audrey Callahan left behind her life in the […]

Guest Post: Author, Jamie Salisbury

As Messy Death maneuvers through its climax, I realize the importance of wrapping up plots and subplots. When you’re writing a series, it can be a little easier because if you don’t tie a bow in Book One you can always work it in to Book Two, but that can be tricky. Will the end […]

What and Who?

What are you reading and who is your favorite author? These were the questions Tasha Turner asked us to answer this week on our VBT. My answer, if you can call it that, might get you thinking. Check it out and tell me what you think.  http://writerswritedaily.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/jennifer-starks/  

VBT Guest #4: Natalie Star-Kroll.

Topic This Week: Who is your favorite author? What is your favorite book? I despise those questions. (Me too, Natalie. I think Tasha was trying to torture us by asking this question. LOL) Why? Simple, I cannot answer them. I do not favor just one author over another, and I love so many books that […]