For a while now I've been thinking of getting new covers for The Faery Trials. I absolutely love the ones I currently have, but the trends of cover design are always changing and I think it's good to see what some other options might be. As a test run, I decided to start with my…
5 Fantasy Families It’s Always Fun to Visit
Brothers and sisters may not always get along, but when adventure and danger are closing in, these five families are always there for each other.
My Top 5 YA Trips to Faerie
It's been a while since my last post. I've been working hard on Book 3 of The Faery Trials, but one of best parts of writing YA fantasy is reading other books in the genre to stay inspired. Since Jack's problems are all because he just can't cut his ties to Faerie, I thought I'd…
Decked Out for the Holidays
A sneak peek at my home decked for the holidays
5 Tips for Creating Fictional Teams Audiences Will Care About
Teams play a big role in a lot of stories, but I don’t often see much time devoted to talking about how to create good team dynamics. Writing teams into a story isn’t as easy as it sounds. The more characters involved the more work has to go into making each member feel relevant. Now…
Pre-Order Braid of Sand by Alicia Gaile and Read a Sneak Peek Now!
Pre-Orders for the Braid of Sand ebook are available today! Reserve your copy and be the first to get your hands on the epic adventure November 6th!
Cover Reveal for Braid of Sand
Get your first look at the cover for Braid of Sand, coming November 6, 2018!
Braid of Sand Cover Reveal Coming Soon
I’ve been a bit quiet around here lately, but I’m excited to announce that the Cover Reveal for Braid of Sand is happening on August 1st! If you want to be part of the Cover Reveal, you can sign up HERE! Are you looking forward to this retelling of Rapunzel with warrior priestesses, vengeful goddesses,…
My Favorite Fairy Tale Blog Hop
Welcome to the Fairy Tale Blog Hop! In honor of June 24th being International Fairy Day, twelve fabulous fairy tale authors and I have put together this blog hop to talk about some of our favorite fairy tales! How to play: Hidden within each of our posts you’ll find a number. Collect each of those…
Author Spotlight and Q & A: Alicia Gaile
I had a great time doing this Q&A about with Darque Dreamer Reads about writing, fairy tales, and upcoming projects.
Happy Thursday Bookworms!
Today I am bringing you a spotlight and fun Q & A with author Alicia Gaile. I recently read her faerie tale mashup, Trial by Song, and will be reading the sequel, Cinders Dance, very soon. These two books are part of her awesome Faery Trials series, and she is also working on a mythological fantasy titled Braid of Sand, which I am extremely excited for! Below you will find my questions in bold aqua color, and Alicia’s answers in italics.
Q & A:
What inspired you to write from the beginning?
I started writing when I was in elementary school because I was such a fast reader that I burned through my stack of library books so fast I needed new stories in between visits. As I got older and I began to refine the types of stories I wanted to read, it got harder…
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