It’s Sneak Peek Week! I'm under the weather this week so I'm recycling a Sneak Peek from last year. A Sea Like Glass is one of my current works in progress. It is a flintlock fantasy set in a new world with a combination of Industrial Revolution technology and magic. It explores the idea of freedom and the cost to obtain it. The planned release date will be later in 2018. Demons are real and they are hunting for Ris. A talented healer and the last of the Lady’s descendants, R
This week’s #SPFBO Author Interview is with Ryan Mueller. Ryan is an author of fantasy and science fiction for all ages. He enjoys talking about himself in the third person (who doesn't?). Currently, he has written all four books of the World in Chains series, with the first, Empire of Chains, scheduled for release on June 30, 2017, and the next three to follow over the course of the next year.
He's a big fan of Brandon Sanderson, Brent Weeks, Jim Butcher, and many other fa
This week’s #SPFBO Author Interview is with Daniel E. Olsen. Daniel is a Danish writer holding a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature. When not searching for inspiration in musty tomes, he travels around Europe looking for castles to explore and calling it research. His first novel, The Eagle’s Flight, is available for free on his site, which also includes extensive background information on the setting of his stories. Other than writing fiction, he also writes a blog di
Ashley Capes kicks off our first #spfbo interviews this week. Welcome, Ashley! Ashley is a poet, novelist, and teacher living in Australia. He teaches English, Media and Music Production, has played in a metal band, worked in an art gallery and slaved away at music retail. Aside from reading and writing, Ashley loves volleyball and Studio Ghibli – and Magnum PI, easily one of the greatest television shows ever made. Visit www.ashleycapes.com to learn more about his poetry and
This month’s interview is with Blake Chorpenning. Blakely Chorpenning lives and loves with her family in the American South. She hopes to create a lasting bond with readers through complex characters and raw situations that speak beyond age, background, and time. She is the author of 'Frayed' and 'Souled Out'. 'Tin Moon' is her literary fiction debut. What was an early experience where you learned that language had power? Ninth grade was hard for a lot of reasons. It is for a
Cats are often found in the company of writers. Some are more dog-shaped than feline, but it doesn’t matter. Cats (or pets in general) provide much-needed inspiration for the writer’s muse (and are often endlessly entertaining). As I write this, my kitten, Puck, is dragging a shoelace around the house. I’m not entirely sure where he got it. It probably belongs to one of my son’s shoes. Now, this shoelace has been through every room in the house at least twice in the last hour