Fantasy Careers: Head Councilor

Fantasy Careers is a blog series where I interview characters from fantasy books about their interesting jobs and unusual careers. Interested in taking part? Drop me a line through my contact form. Elise: Today, I’d like to welcome Llan Tym to Magic Writer. Llan is Head Councilor of the Council of Four, and he lives […]

Fantasy Careers: Flying Carpet Shop Owner

Fantasy Careers is a blog series where I interview characters from fantasy books about their interesting jobs and unusual careers. Interested in taking part? Drop me a line through my contact form. Elise: Today, I’d like to welcome Mikal Faramar to Magic Writer. Mikal owns a flying carpet shop in the village of Darien, and he’s […]

Reading Challenge Book Seven: Green Rider

Book seven was a traditional-style fantasy read. Blurb Karigan G’ladheon always seemed to be getting into a fight, and today was no exception. But as she trudged through the forest, using her long walk home to contemplate her depressing future – and the expulsion it was bound to hold – a horse burst through the […]

Writer Interview: Debbie Jinks

Today, I’d like to introduce you to writer Debbie Jinks. She is a singer and songwriter by profession, with a passion for wildlife and nature. More recently, she’s discovered that she loves writing–anything from fiction to non-fiction, blogs, poetry and lyrics–and, of course, fantasy.   Elise: Hi Debbie, welcome to Magic Writer! So, how long […]

Book Review: Sunbolt

Sunbolt: A Young Adult Fantasy by Intisar Khanani Blurb The winding streets and narrow alleys of Karolene hide many secrets, and Hitomi is one of them. Orphaned at a young age, Hitomi has learned to hide her magical aptitude and who her parents really were. Most of all, she must conceal her role in the […]

Reading Challenge Book Six: American Gods

Book Six was a modern fantasy classic. Blurb After three years in prison, Shadow has served his time. But as the days and hours until his release tick away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before his release date, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow […]

Reading Challenge Book Five: The Call of Cthulhu

Book Five was a classic horror short. Blurb “The Call of Cthulhu” is one of H. P. Lovecraft’s best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926, it was first published in Weird Tales, February 1928. It is the only story written by Lovecraft in which the extraterrestrial entity Cthulhu himself makes a major appearance. It […]