Inside the World of Earthcore by Grace Bridges

K.A.: Thanks for taking a moment give us an inside look into the story world you built for Earthcore: RotoVegas. Before we travel there, tell us a bit about the story. Grace: RotoVegas is for middle grade and YA readers, and adults love it too! Genre: Urban Fantasy with New Zealand mythology and geology. AniraContinue reading “Inside the World of Earthcore by Grace Bridges”

Let’s get a Little Crazy

It’s time to throw out the old and make room for the new, right? Well, here’s what’s coming in the new year. New Features Beginning in January, there’ll be a behind-the-scenes or world-building feature on the third Friday of every month (occasionally on the first Friday too). Each feature will focus on one clean, speculativeContinue reading “Let’s get a Little Crazy”

Snow Globe Travelers Cover Reveal!

Today, I’m excited to share the cover for Snow Globe Travelers: Samuel’s Legacy, my debut middle-grade novel releasing this spring! Somehow, having a cover makes it more real. It’s really happening! The Story Twelve-year-old Sarah Ann Reisende‚Äôs father left before her third birthday. She longs to find him, but she never expected the path wouldContinue reading “Snow Globe Travelers Cover Reveal!”

Love Thy Villain

I have a soft spot for villains. To be clear, there’s no sinister plot lurking here. I strive to love everyone, to be forgiving and kind. So then, why is it so easy to relate to the antagonist in a story, sometimes more than the hero? Villains are the antithesis of loving, forgiving, and kind.Continue reading “Love Thy Villain”

A Somewhat True Tall Tale: Trip to Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska – The front half of a chopped-up, orange Volkswagen beetle sat on the front porch of the Hollywood Candy shop. Protruding from the wall across from it, a five-foot tall nose inhaled the delicate fragrance of the flowers filling both sides of the path.  Keagan and I stepped up to the door, careful to steerContinue reading “A Somewhat True Tall Tale: Trip to Omaha”