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.

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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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Where Faeries Dream

For the past week or so, I’ve had A Midsummer Night’s Dream on the brain. After publishing Cinders Dance in March and immediately jumping into a new story with a new cast of characters in my Rapunzel retelling, my writer brain was asking for some time off, so I switched gears for a bit and…