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Spotlight: Fallen Princeborn: Stolen, by Jean Lee

I first “met” author Jean Lee virtually in the Spring of 2016, when my second book published. We quickly struck up a Twitter friendship and soon after a collegial working relationship, trading manuscripts back and forth for comment and critique.

Posted in Author Spotlight, Book Review

Spotlight: J.D. Lakey’s “Warrior Witch”

A little over two years ago (“New Feminist Science Fiction Series Appeals to Readers of All Ages,” 25 Aug 2016), I had the pleasure of spotlighting author J.D. Lakey’s re-release of the first three books in her Black Bead Chronicles.

Posted in Author Spotlight, Interview

Author Spotlight: Christopher Lee

This week, I shine a spotlight on the amazing indie story-teller, Christopher Lee. Who is Christopher Lee? Yes, the name is familiar but he’s not Saruman, nor is he Dracula. He’s a somewhat lesser—but no less interesting—version. Christopher Lee is

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Author Spotlight: Aaron-Michael Hall, Spec-Fic Author

Aaron-Michael Hall is a Speculative Fiction author (Epic Fantasy and Science Fantasy with an EDGE) originally from southern Illinois. Since August 2015, she has written eight full-length novels and published four. Her first novel, The Rise of Nazil, has won

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Dragonblood Throne: Legacy, by Tom Fallwell

Dragonblood Throne: Legacy Orphaned as a young child and growing up alone in the forest, Delina lives a life of isolation; her only companion a saber-toothed panther. Her strange eyes frighten those she occasionally encounters, so she keeps to herself,

Posted in Announcements, Author Spotlight, Fiction

Happy International Authors Day!

  Happy International Authors Day! Mackenzie Flohr is the author of The Rite of Wands, a young adult fantasy series. Her debut novel was released on March 10, 2017, and has already gathered hype and received some incredible reviews. Mackenzie

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A Novel You Can’t Put Down: Anaerfell (The Blood of Dragons)

Drast and Tyran might be considered a bit black-hearted, or even immoral. Drast is cunning but reckless, hunting for admiration. Tyran is calculating but tactless, searching for affection. When the two brothers set aside their ambitions to fulfill their father’s

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From Rough Draft to Finished Manuscript: Guest Post by Andy Peloquin

Over the last thirteen weeks and more, I’ve shared with you my own process for rewriting the first draft of your novel manuscript. But is it my way or the highway? Hardly. And thankfully, I’ve got Andy Peloquin back with

Posted in Author Spotlight, Discipline, Editing, Process, Writing craft

The Thirteenth Question with Author Heidi Angell

Today, I’m very happy to welcome Heidi Angell to these Adventures in Indie Publishing. Heidi is the author of The Hunters Series, The Clear Angel Chronicles, and The Hell School Series. She also created Royal Prince Vince, and Creative Exercises

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New Feminist Science Fiction Series Appeals to Readers of All Ages

Like most kids her age, seven-year-old Cheobawn spends most of her day lost in her own world, imagining ways to defy her parents. Unfortunately her parents are a coven of mind-reading, gene-splicing priestesses intent on building a futuristic Utopia on

Posted in Author Spotlight, Fiction

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Michael Dellert is an award-winning writer, editor, publishing consultant, and writing coach with a publishing career spanning 18 years. He is currently working as an independent freelancer. He lives in the Greater New York City area.
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