Character Interview: Nathaniel & Levi Samuels

Character Interview: Nathaniel & Levi Samuels

Nathaniel (“Nathan”) is the main character of Brothers, an apocalyptic-ish novel that’s currently on the back burner but I’m super excited to write at some point. Levi is his little brother. I don’t actually know that much about them yet, so I don’t have much to put in their intro, but they both care very deeply about each other and their family in general and they’re both super sweet. Continue reading “Character Interview: Nathaniel & Levi Samuels”

Handwriting for Fiction Authors

Handwriting for Fiction Authors

Today’s post is part one of a two-part collaboration with Julia at Lit Aflame! I’ll be talking about how fiction writers can use handwriting, and she’ll be talking about the benefits of typing instead. Her post will be going up on her blog tomorrow, so be sure to check it out!

I don’t often handwrite my fiction. I can type waaaaaaay faster than I can handwrite, so I do that instead. But there are aspects of story-writing that can definitely benefit from handwriting, and here are a few of them.

The Initial Idea

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The Sweet Tooth Book Tag

The Sweet Tooth Book Tag

I was nominated for this tag by Hannah at The Catwing Has Landed. Thank you, Hannah!

The Rules:

  1. Thank and link back to the person who tagged you
  2. Link back to the creator of the tag- Jenna
  3. Tag at least five sweet other bloggers. ❤
  4. Add your own question to the end with your favorite treat. 😉 Let your nominees know that they should pick 7 questions out of all of them to do (but yours included). That way the tag won’t get super-duper long with people adding their questions. 🙂

1. Oreos – A book or series you couldn’t get enough of

The Terebinth Tree Chronicles by Hannah Heath. But it’s present tense, not past tense. XD

 2. Lollipops – A book you enjoyed as a little kid

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Book Review: The Raventree Society: Season One by J.E. Purrazzi

Book Review: The Raventree Society: Season One by J.E. Purrazzi

Official rating: 4.75 stars

“Actual” rating: 3 stars

Why the above discrepancy? This book was wonderfully done, but it wasn’t really for me. No, not because it’s horror and I almost never read horror. The problem was that I’m neither an emotional enough or a visual enough reader for this book.

The description in The Raventree Society was perfectly done Continue reading “Book Review: The Raventree Society: Season One by J.E. Purrazzi”

Character Interview: Orlan Resdin

Character Interview: Orlan Resdin

Today’s character is Coraline’s primary antagonist in The King’s Paladin. He grew up with Coraline and Gabel and the other three kids who trained to become the next Paladin, and his gift is super-strength. He has a hot temper, holds a grudge like nobody’s business, and has a distinct lack of self-control. Continue reading “Character Interview: Orlan Resdin”