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Writing Research – How I’m Using My Love of History #Vikings #WritingTips

Writing Research Writing fantasy fiction allows me to bend the rules, make stuff up, and be as creative as I want to be. I’ve invented realms, worlds, and races for my Guardian Series, I’ve run with a werewolf pack through Sherwood Forest in my Hood Academy Series, and I’ve turned little red riding hood into… Continue reading Writing Research – How I’m Using My Love of History #Vikings #WritingTips

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The Wait is Over! #NewRelease OATH KEEPER is here #TuesdayBookBlog

The wait is finally over, book two of my Hood Academy Duology is out TODAY! Yes, Mia is back and ready to jump straight into the action, but just in case you missed book one (OATH BREAKER) here’s the blurb: Will she follow the pack… Or will she destroy them? A dead mother… A violent… Continue reading The Wait is Over! #NewRelease OATH KEEPER is here #TuesdayBookBlog

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#GenreMashup Week #BookReview 4: Oath Breaker by @ShelleyWilson72 #YAFantasy #humor

Amazing first review for OATH KEEPER due out on 27th November! It’s made my week.

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As promised in my genre mashup post here, my next review is by Shelley Wilson, who rewards readers who’ve been waiting (impatiently, in my case at least!) for the sequel to her YA paranormal superhero coming of age romance Oath series with her new release, Oath Keeper. Worth the wait!

This genre mashup is a wonderful example of the trope definer: the fairy tale. As a lead to my review of Oath Breaker, the first book in this little series, I compared it to Little Red Riding Hood, and I hope you won’t mind a repeat of that intro.


New superhero? Little Red Riding Hood already has the cape…

WOW! Little Red Riding Hood nails every genre, and then goes on to own YA Fantasy.

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In the early seventies, writer and journalist Christopher Booker started working on a book. Thirty years later, The…

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Motivation, Inspiration, and Support Await in HOW I CHANGED MY LIFE IN A YEAR! by Shelley Wilson

So excited to share this fabulous post from my publisher to celebrate release day!

Changed_Life_S_WilsonFinding the courage to change can be daunting. But when broken down into bite-size chunks, life can suddenly become joyous and meaningful again. Determined to show her three teenagers and clients it’s possible to achieve anything, Shelley Wilson set out to do just that. How I Changed My Life in a Year!details a year of twelve resolutions and how to set attainable goals. From writing a 50K novel in one month to finding time to make homemade gifts, Shelley’s warmth and humor will resonate with readers as she shares how to conquer fear and create a lifetime of dreams.

“I challenged myself to stick fastidiously to completing twelve resolutions, one a month, over the next year. To add to the pressure I also decided to blog the results for the world to see at my motivational blog,” stated Shelley Wilson.

“When I began I had clear objectives: to teach…

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#BookReview The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig #TuesdayBookBlog

Title: The Truth Pixie Author: Matt Haig Category: Children My Rating: 5*   My Review: I’ve read a couple of Matt Haig’s adult books and find his words to be inspiring and motivational. His tweets help those of us struggling with depression to speak out and feel less alone. He is a legend in my… Continue reading #BookReview The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig #TuesdayBookBlog