New Release: Aerisian Refrain

I’m excited to welcome Sarah Ashwood to Magic Writer! She’s here to tell us all about her new release, Aerisian Refrain. AERISIAN REFRAIN Following the prophesied Artan’s victory over the Dark Powers, the land of Aerisia is finally at rest, until ancient beings, long imprisoned, begin to stir… Eight years …

2018 Reading Challenge Update

We’re over halfway through the year, so I’ve decided to assess my 2018 Reading Challenge progress and review the books I’ve read so far. The challenge has 57 books. So far this year, I’ve read 37 books of which 15 were challenge books. So, 42 left to go! Let’s see how …

Book Review: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne Classic Sci-Fi An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention — a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo. Suddenly a devastating explosion leaves just three survivors, who find themselves prisoners inside …

Fantasy Careers: Defender

Fantasy Careers is a blog series where I interview characters from fantasy books about their interesting jobs and unusual careers. Elise: Please welcome Sara! Where are you joining us from today, Sara? Sara: *Sara grins* Hi, I’m Sara. I call Ketewah home probably about half the year, and I travel …

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 …

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 …