Torturing Characters and the God Who Heals

Aside from being insane procrastinators, staying-up-late-editing-ers, and insane coffee drinkers, one of the most common stereotypes of authors is the character killer/torturer. The jokes abound everywhere and are some of the most commonly shared memes that exist in the writing world. In a recent post by Allison Tebo (author of the Tales of Ambia series … Continue reading Torturing Characters and the God Who Heals

Good Enough Book Review + Interview with Author

Carly Newberg is an author I met through another writing friend back when I first heard about New Degree Press. She had her debut novel published with them, Good Enough: Believing Beautiful through Trauma, through Life, through Disorder. Because it doesn't matter how many times someone looks you in the eyes and tells you you're … Continue reading Good Enough Book Review + Interview with Author

The Rivers Lead Home Book Review + Interview with Author

“You see, Maki, that’s the thing about the rivers. They’re like the blood-lines in your hands…. If you lose your way, follow the river downstream and you’ll always find your way back.”In The Rivers Lead Home, Emily Hayse explores new frontiers, digging deeper into the land and the characters first introduced in her award-winning novel … Continue reading The Rivers Lead Home Book Review + Interview with Author

To Slay a Curse Review + Interview With Author

A parasitic monster. A timid young woman. A deadly inner world.Giselle is cursed. A monster lives within her, preying upon her mind. She sees no hope for her future when thoughts disappear as they form, and every small pleasure is met with a fit of pain. Then her closest friend offers her a single, harrowing … Continue reading To Slay a Curse Review + Interview With Author