Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman

J.M. Hackman is on the blog today! She’s the author of the Firebrand Chronicles, a portal fantasy series for teens. The final book in the series, Burn, releases on May 26th. J.M.’s graciously offered to share her experience writing a series from start to finish. Please welcome J.M. Hackman! When I first started writing Spark,Continue reading “Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman”

A Review of “Lost on the Titanic (Out of Time Book 1)”

What would you do if you found yourself aboard the Titanic—hours before it sank? Allie and Vic Taylor and their friend Max land aboard the Titanic after the Taylor’s precocious puppy, Luna, swallows a mysterious object from an equally mysterious woman. The three kids are sure their venture through time has something to do withContinue reading “A Review of “Lost on the Titanic (Out of Time Book 1)””

Teaching Resource: World Building

This is the fourth set in a series resources for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. If you’d like to know more about this teaching resource series, check out the first post here. And May the 4th be with you! 😉 View additional teaching resourcesContinue reading “Teaching Resource: World Building”

“Still Small Voice” Cover Reveal

As defenders of the light, three children embark on a journey to stop the dark forces invading their land. Because of their faith, twelve-year-old Lauren and her younger brothers, Aiden and Ethan, prevailed in the battle for the Tower of Light. But their victory did not stop the Dark One. Darkness continues to spread acrossContinue reading ““Still Small Voice” Cover Reveal”

Behind the Scenes of Tori V. Rainn’s “Curse of the Blacknoc Witch”

K.A.:Tori V. Rainn is on the blog today talking about her newest release, Curse of the Blacknoc Witch, which releases tomorrow. I had the pleasure of reading an advanced copy of her book, and I’m excited for you all to learn more about the young adult dark fantasy. Tori is a talented writer. Welcome, Tori!Continue reading “Behind the Scenes of Tori V. Rainn’s “Curse of the Blacknoc Witch””