Of Legend and Lore: Introducing J.E. Klimov

Welcome to the Of Legend and Lore Blog Tour! Now, J.E. Klimov is no stranger to Magic Writer, as I interviewed her last year about her fantasy debut novel, The Aeonians. So I’m excited to welcome her back again to tell us all about her latest publication, a short story entitled The Charcoal Cat …

Of Legend and Lore Release Day!

Finally, Of Legend and Lore is here! CLICK TO BUY ON AMAZON New life is given to eleven old stories in this second collection of irresistible fairy tale retellings.  Royalty faces magical challenges: a prince uses his powers on a rescue mission and reveals a terrible secret about his people; …

Introducing Of Legend & Lore: Cover Reveal!

I’m excited to share the following cover reveal with you all! My short story, The Firestone, will be included in the next JL Anthology: Of Legend and Lore.  This lovely cover was designed by Louis Rakovich, cover designer at Indigo Forest Designs: New life is given to eleven old stories in this …

Blog Tour: The Last Motley

Welcome to the virtual book tour for The Last Motley by Grace Award nominated author DJ Edwardson. To celebrate the book’s release the digital version is being offered at the special discounted price of 99 cents, now through February 17th. In addition, you’re invited to come along on a virtual treasure hunt visiting …

The Elements of Dystopian Fiction

I’ve been a fan of dystopian novels ever since I read The Handmaid’s Tale as a teenager. That was over twenty years ago. Back then, reading dystopian meant picking up the old classics like 1984 and Brave New World. But in recent times, books like The Hunger Games have sparked …

My 2018 Reading Challenge

This post should really be titled, “Books I intend to prioritise reading in 2018 but probably won’t get through more than half of, if I’m lucky.” But that’s not a very catchy title! As I was making this list, more and more things I wanted to read kept catching my …

Reading Challenge 2017 Results!

At the beginning of the year, I made some reading challenges for 2017. I had a general challenge of 80 Goodreads books, and a specific list of 38 books that I wanted to read. During the year, I decided that 80 books was going to be too easy so I …