A thank you for #PitchWars

For the last two months, I’ve been one of the lucky mentees in the #PitchWars contest. This is the third book I’ve submitted hoping to get in, and the first that made it. It’s been an amazing experience that’s allowed me to find a wonderful new...

Conduit is coming! From C.C. Dowling

When college senior Jane Lamb dies suddenly, she discovers that the afterlife is less pearly gates and fluffy clouds and more standing in line at the DMV. But before she can spend eternity lamenting over her short, unremarkable life, she’s offered a do-over—as a...

Social justice: the path to change

What’s the path to change for social justice issues like #blacklivesmatter, #lgbtq, or #rapeculture? This infographic shows how a protest grows into a problem, that leads to real change.

Through the Veil on sale

Through the Veil The Aisling Chronicles Book One Colleen Halverson Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher: Entangled Date of Publication: February 22, 2016 ASIN: B01B1NC29Q Number of pages: 400 pages Word Count: 120K Cover Artist: Louisa Maggio Book Description: Where the...

Penelope Gilbert and the Children of Azure: new book alert!

This week, author Emily A. Steward released her book, Penelope Gilbert and the Children of Azure.  When 13 year-old Penelope Gilbert accidentally transforms into a stapler during math class, she’s sure she’s going crazy. But she’s not imagining the men in black suits...

“20 minutes of action” letter reversed: victim’s perspective

Let’s turn around the letter that Brock Turner’s dad wrote to the court. Let’s see how Dan Turner’s letter might read if the rape victim’s father wrote almost the same words–but from her perspective. For the purpose of the letter, I’ve used the name “Annie” for the girl Brock victimized.

Writing Good Sex

Learn how to write good sex scenes, from Colleen Halverson who has just released her debut novel, Through the Veil–which has some truly hot sex scenes.

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