Firefly – The Big Damn Cookbook by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel
 

Firefly – The Big Damn Cookbook

Cookbook Review

 
6th Annual Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off: An Introduction to the SPFBO
 

6th Annual Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off

An Introduction to the SPFBO

 
A Tale of Stars and Shadow by Lisa Cassidy – Spoiler Free Review
 

A Tale of Stars and Shadow

Spoiler Free Review

 

Browsing all articles by Jamie Provencher.

Outline Failure

Outline Failure 

In December, I made a decision to finish my book in 90 days. Why 90 days? Well during one of my many motivational hunts, I found a quote from Stephen King saying that first drafts should take no more than 90 days. Now, I had already mastered my 500 words a day. This was only […]

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Game of Thrones – The King’s Road

Game of Thrones – The King’s Road 

After the stellar first episode of Game of Thrones, Sunday has officially become the new geek night. As we gathered again for episode 2, I found myself both nervous and excited. What if the first episode was a fluke? It should be no surprise that when creating a TV show, the premier and finale of […]

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Winter is Here

Winter is Here 

This article is a follow up to our preview of Game of Thrones, which can be read here. Generally, we hate it when books are made into TV shows. In a previous article, I mentioned my severe hatred for books that are made into movies and TV shows. There are several reasons for this and most […]

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Pick a Genre and STICK with It

Pick a Genre and STICK with It 

About the time characters begin rifling through your brain, there is usually some sort of story that is following them. While it maybe something as simple as Character X is a low born who is going to go on an adventure, defeat a monster, fall in love, and become King/Queen, you should have some idea […]

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The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
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The first time I ‘read’ The Book of Lost Things, I was on an eight-hour trip from Maine to Ithaca, NY. Before I left, I stopped by Borders, and searched endlessly for something decent to listen to on audio and took a chance with The Book of Lost Things. It was definitely a great choice. […]

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The Rebirth of A Game of Thrones

The Rebirth of A Game of Thrones 

A Game of Thrones (further know as GoT) came out in 1996. It was the first book in the series A Song of Ice and Fire and was followed by three other books: A Clash of Kings (1999), A Storm of Swords (2000), and A Feast for Crows (2005). Currently, George R. R. Martin’s rabid […]

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Fleshing Out Characters

Fleshing Out Characters 

Writing is not something someone wakes up and just decides to do one day. Oh, writers will claim that, but when it comes down to it, writers are really haunted by characters that just beg to have their stories told. It’s our job to capture that character and share them to the world (and keep […]

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