Characters vs. the World

Characters vs the World Ideally, we all want every book to possess and develop great characters, plot, and setting. That’s a given. However, I’ve found I have a preference, and I suspect others do as well. I read and laugh at the lists of ‘mistakes’ for books and movies. For some reason, it’s the cracked/…

Guest post: G. Allen Wilbanks

Guest post by G. Allen Wilbanks #Nofilterneeded Too often we see only the best on social media.  People share cropped and photoshopped pics from the best angles with flattering filters. Will it surprise you to know authors do the same? No, I don’t mean our author photos or social media feed. I’m talking about Mary…

Book Spotlight Review: No Rest for the Wicked

For my first book spotlight, I selected There’s No Rest for the Wicked by Phoebe Darqueling. In fact, I joined her blog tour and very much enjoyed her guest post on writing historical fiction. That post gave me a greater appreciation for the book too. Here’s the official blurb: Other people just think they’re “haunted…