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Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Author Stories Podcast Episode 682 | Julie Kibler Interview

Today’s author interview guest is Julie Kibler, author of Home for Erring and Outcast Girls: A Novel An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of friendship, following the lives of two young women connected by a home for “fallen girls,” and inspired by historical events. “Home for Erring and Outcast Girls deftly reimagines the wounded women who came seeking a second chance and a… Read Article →

YA Authors Retell Classic Fairy Tales on the Spot | A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

YA Authors Retell Classic Fairy Tales on the Spot | A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Could you tell your favorite fairy tale in a new way on the spot? We challenged some of the authors of A Thousand Beginnings and Endings, a new East and South Asian retelling anthology, to try! We would definitely read Three Little Quokkas. Find out more about A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Subscribe to Epic Reads: Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings: these are… Read Article →

The Odyssey Writing Workshop Class of 2016

The Odyssey Writing Workshop Class of 2016

Hear what students at the 2016 Odyssey Writing Workshop had to say about their experience. Application deadline for next summer’s workshop is April 8! Odyssey is an intensive six-week program for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror whose work is approaching publication quality and for published writers who want to improve their work. Top authors, editors and agents serve as guest lecturers. Fifty-nine percent of graduates go on to… Read Article →

The Fantasy Author Lounge #5 - Sam Hawke

The Fantasy Author Lounge #5 – Sam Hawke

it’s time for another Fantasy Author Lounge! This month, I’m joined by Australian author Sam Hawke – author of the award-winning City of Lies and Hollow Empire. We had a hilarious time chatting about: – fantasy as a setting as well as a genre – closed-room mysteries – how Sam accidentally became a lawyer – poison – jujitsu – the tradition publishing route – winning awards – and the wonders… Read Article →

TOP 10 FANTASY SERIES OF ALL TIME

TOP 10 FANTASY SERIES OF ALL TIME

My personal top ten all time fantasy series list. Patreon: Twitter: @DanielBGreene Instagram: dgreene101 Music Recommendation: Discord Server: WoT Artists to check out!: Edsel Arnold EdselArnold.com Paul Bielaczyc PaulBielaczyc.com Ariel Burgess ArtistArielBurgess.com Seamas Gallagher SeamasSketches.blogspot.com Joe O’Hara StudioJOHara.com Amy Romanczuk BookCzuk.blogspot.com Jeremy Saliba JeremySaliba.blogspot.com Start The Wheel of Time here: top ten let's go so I did the reviews of BuzzFeed and the are slash fantasy subreddits top 50 fantasy… Read Article →

Classical Bradbury

Classical Bradbury

Ray Bradbury turns 90 on August 22, 2010 and what better way to celebrate than with a tribute/birthday video… About the video: I tried to get it in a somewhat chronological order and I really just used my personal favorite short stories and novels(including favorite cover variations) along the way. The first backroud painting is Charles Addams and the later Blue background and The Halloween Tree is from Ray’s own… Read Article →

Kathi Appelt & Alison McGhee on "Maybe A Fox" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Kathi Appelt & Alison McGhee on "Maybe A Fox" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Host Rich Fahle talks with author Kathi Appelt Alison McGhee about her book. “Maybe A Fox” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: ‘Worlds collide in a spectacular way when Newbery and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt and Pulitzer Prize nominee and #1 New York Times bestseller Alison McGhee team up to create a fantastical, heartbreaking, and gorgeous tale about two sisters, a fox cub,… Read Article →

Can*Con 2018 Panel - Critiquing Without Bloodshed

Can*Con 2018 Panel – Critiquing Without Bloodshed

Want to know how to create and maintain a critiquing group? Questions about giving good feedback to a writer? Check out this panel from Can*Con 2018 featuring sensitivity editor/educator Talia C. Johnson and authors Cait Gordon (Life in the ‘Cosm) and Douglas Smith (Playing the Short Game). Moderated by author/game designer Costi Gurgu (RecipeArium). Don’t miss Can*Con 2019 in October! Cait Gordon – Talia C. Johnson – Douglas Smith –… Read Article →

Top 10 Epic Facts About J.R.R. Tolkien

Top 10 Epic Facts About J.R.R. Tolkien

Be sure to check out WatchMojoUK for all things British like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Soap operas, and plenty of rants! Tolkien’s life was just as epic as his prose. Today we are looking at the most interesting facts about J.R.R. Tolkien’s life. The author of The Lord of the Rings lead a very interesting life, from fighting in World War 1 to his friendship with C.S…. Read Article →

Tahereh Mafi on "Shatter Me" & "Furthermore" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Tahereh Mafi on "Shatter Me" & "Furthermore" at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books

Author Tahereh Mafi talks with guest host Victoria Aveyard and host Rich Fahle about her latest book, “Furthermore” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow: Mother, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, which seem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her. The day Father disappears from Ferenwood he takes nothing but… Read Article →

Another Massive Bookish Unboxing

Another Massive Bookish Unboxing

Hey guys! I got so behind on doing unboxings that I decided to do them in a couple of videos like this. This is all of my Bookish boxes (other than Owlcrate & Owlcrate Jr. as those will be in a separate video). At some point I will also do a video with makeup and lifestyle boxes and another one with geeky boxes. I hope you enjoy the video! Love… Read Article →

Maggie Stiefvater on “The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4)” at Book Expo America 2016

Maggie Stiefvater on “The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4)” at Book Expo America 2016

Maggie Stiefvater discusses her latest novel, “The Raven King” with host Rich Fahle at Book Expo America 2016. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Nothing living is safe. Nothing dead is to be trusted. For years, Gansey has been on a quest to find a lost king. One by one, he’s drawn others into this quest: Ronan, who steals from dreams; Adam, whose life is no longer his own; Noah, whose life is… Read Article →

Best YouTube Channels for High-Fantasy Writers

Best YouTube Channels for High-Fantasy Writers

1. ScholaGladatoria ~ 2. Lindybeige ~ 3. Scalgram ~ 4. World Joust Tournaments ~ 5. Victoria Lune ~ 6. Science Friction ~ 7. Medieval Combat T.V. ~ 8. English Heritage ~ __ —MY LINKS— WEBSITE: TWITTER: TPB TUMBLR: WOAD TUMLR: GOODREADS: hi youtube so today we're listing eight youtube users you might want to be following if you're writing a high fantasy novel so the first one is school of… Read Article →

Non UK / US Book Recs

Non UK / US Book Recs

Just a few books by non UK / US authors 😀 Thanks to Devon Munn for suggesting this video 🙂 ——————————————————————————————— CHECK OUT MY ORIGINAL BOOK TAGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Riverdale Book Tag – April Fools Book Tag (+skit video) – Music Genre Book Tag – ——————————————————————————————— Friend me on Goodreads! 🙂 – EVERY LGBT+ BOOK I OWN spreadsheet (consistently updated) – My bookstagram – My live music photography Instagram – My personal… Read Article →

Moby Dick - Chapter 001-002  (fantasy) -  Audio book

Moby Dick – Chapter 001-002 (fantasy) – Audio book

Author Herman Melville Illustrator Rockwell Kent (1930 Lakeside Press ed.) Country United States Language English Genre Novel, adventure fiction, epic, sea story, encyclopedic novel Publisher Richard Bentley (Britain) Harper & Brothers (US) Publication date October 18, 1851 (Britain) November 14, 1851 (US) Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville. The book is sailor Ishmael’s narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the… Read Article →

MILLION YEN WOMEN: A WRITER'S WET DREAM (REVIEW)

MILLION YEN WOMEN: A WRITER'S WET DREAM (REVIEW)

Like and Subscribe: if you want to see more!! Bryant Jen reviews Million Yen Women, available to watch right now on netflix Follow [email protected] million yen woman is actually one of the best representations of the inner struggle of a writer I've seen and that makes it all the more frustrating to watch it had a lot of potential to make some deeper observations instead it's happy dealing with surface… Read Article →

Harry Potter and The Most Famous Author You've Never Heard Of

Harry Potter and The Most Famous Author You've Never Heard Of

Robert Galbraith created the entire system of magic within the Harry Potter series, but where is he now? Come check out how he created one of the greatest franchises of all time, and what he has been up to since! Below is a link to my 90 page fantasy book, A Heart of Woe. Chapter 1 should be fully available as sample at the Amazon website! Music: Hedwig’s Theme, The… Read Article →