Magic Monday: The Glass Maker’s Daughter by V Briceland

Once a month I post a book review for a fantasy novel that I’ve read in the recent past. These reviews are posted on “Magic Monday”, the second Monday of every month. Whoops! This should have been up on Monday. Better late than never, though, right? Today I’m reviewing The Glass …

Saturday Shorts: My friend the ghost

If you follow me on Twitter, you might have seen this short already. I actually wrote it on Monday in response to a challenge by @WriterEdmonds: a story story in 5 tweets or less, with the prompt “Your best friend is a ghost.” @WriterEdmonds wrote an awesome (and sad) short story …

Magic Monday: The Dragon Quintet: Five Original Short Novels

Once a month I post a book review for a fantasy novel that I’ve read in the recent past. These reviews are posted on “Magic Monday”, the second Monday of every month. Today I am reviewing The Dragon Quintet, an anthology containing original short novels about–you guessed it–dragons. Compiled by …

Magic Monday: Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

Once a month I post a book review for a fantasy novel that I’ve read in the recent past. These reviews are posted on “Magic Monday”, the second Monday of every month. Today I’m reviewing Hogfather by Terry Pratchett, a fantasy novel set in Discworld, Pratchett’s wondrous creation of a …

Magic Monday: Foundling by D. M. Cornish

Once a month I post a book review for a fantasy novel that I’ve read in the recent past. These reviews are posted on “Magic Monday”, the second Monday of every month. Today I’m reviewing Foundling by D. M. Cornish, a fantasy novel set in the Dickensian world of Half-Continent, …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 4: Weekend (Re)Writing

Yesterday I worked on The Astrals. Between breaks for food, bathroom runs, and anime marathoning, I spent 7+ hours editing, rewriting, and re-rewriting. Oh, and I had a Eureka! moment that solved several plot problems at once. Never let it be said that chocolate can’t fuel my inspiration. Thanks to …

Magic Monday: Beggar Magic by HL Burke

Once a month I post a book review for a fantasy novel that I’ve read in the recent past. These reviews are posted on “Magic Monday”, the second Monday of every month. Imagine a world where magic is music! Today I’m reviewing Beggar Magic by HL Burke, a fantasy novella …