Monthly Archives: June 2014

Virginity is an anatomical term

In my novel Almost Adept, my heroine Eriale’s original goal in the beginning of the story is to lose her virginity. Some reviewers disliked it. They thought she should be less blasé about it, more ‘virtuous.’ Instead, she pursues her … Continue reading

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Fantasy Character Interview #19

Today, I interviewed Jane, the protagonist of Elizabeth Fountain’s urban fantasy novel You, Jane. 1. Tell me a little about yourself—name, profession, home, family, the usual. My name is Jane Margaret Blake (my dad watched a lot of M*A*S*H, what … Continue reading

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Black or white is in the eyes of the readers

This is a re-blog of my post at The Writers’ Vineyard Recently, book bloggers have been complaining that most high fantasy stories take place in the worlds resembling medieval Europe, or at least our imaginary version of it, and that … Continue reading

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Quality and quantity

A post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group Internet marketing gurus say that the more books a writer has available online, the better her chances of sales (and income). Many indie writers take the advice to heart. Recently I read … Continue reading

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