Tag Archives: speculative fiction

What’s up with the Title of Book 4?

All the previous titles in The Blades of Acktar are four-letter D words. Dare. Deny. Defy. All of them have a punchy, raw feel to them. And then there’s Book 4. Deliver. It’s a longer word. A little weird and outdated. Why … Continue reading

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Why Defy isn’t The End

*Warning: This Post Contains MAJOR Spoilers for the end of Defy. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED* DO NOT KEEP READING IF YOUR HAVEN’T READ DEFY!!!!!!!!!!!!! . . . . . . . . . . . . Okay, you’re still here? … Continue reading

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Defy Blog Tour Sign up

*Edited: Thanks to everyone’s enthusiastic response, all spots are now full. Thanks!* It’s that time again! Defy releases in a little bit over a month and a half. Eeek! My cover designer is furiously working on the cover, so I … Continue reading

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Fan Art Contest – Videos

Last part of the fan art submissions today! All the awesome videos! If you can’t access the embedded versions, you can find all of these videos except Jessica’s on my YouTube channel. You can find Jessica’s here. Tomorrow, the official … Continue reading

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Contest Results & Book Signing Memories

I could be mean and wait until the end of this post to announce the winners of the Name That Character contest. But, I’m not. You all came up with such great names! It was sooooo hard to choose! 33 … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for Deny

Yes, as you can see from the title, I have a cover for Deny! Whooohoo! My cover designer worked her magic once again, and I think this cover is even better than the one for Dare. A few reminders before … Continue reading

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Called to Speak Blog Hop

I’m proud to be part of the Blog Hop promoting A Time to Speak. Not only is this book amazing, but Nadine Brandes is a great friend who I was blessed to meet in person a few weeks ago. This hop is … Continue reading

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Exciting New Page – Fiction Finder

Hello, Readers! If you’re like me, you are always searching for new books to read. When I was a teen, I couldn’t find much for Christian YA fiction. Now that I’ve been trolling blogs and following threads online, I’ve found … Continue reading

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Christmas Book Giveaway – The Princess Spy

Congrats to DeVorah, winner of last week’s giveaway! Now on to this week’s giveaway! This week I’m giving away a copy of The Princess Spy, the newest release by Melanie Dickerson. My sister-in-law recommended her books to me, and I … Continue reading

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Christmas Book Giveaway – Of the Persecuted

This year, I’ve stumbled across a number of Christian YA speculative fiction authors whose books are now among my favorites. To share these awesome books and celebrate Christmas, I’ll be giving away a new book each week until Christmas. This week, … Continue reading

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