Welcome to our Author Spotlight where we get to interview one of the alums of WBP, Christine Lynn Herman, about her amazing debut novel, THE DEVOURING GRAY. We talk about multiple POVs, Contemporary Fantasy settings, dark themes and debut year! Plus we get some cool insights into the amazing setting and characters of TDG! 1. Christine!!!… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Debut Author Christine Lynn Herman
One day I was wondering, “Am I Instagramming right? Is ‘Instagramming’ a word? What ARE words…” Anyway, the takeaway was the Instagram thing and so I went to my trusty interwebz and looked it up. And now I shall compile my obsessive search results for all of you! According to Buffer (Please note that this… Continue reading How often do I post on Instagram?
Path to Pub is an ongoing feature in WBP where we talk about each step to publication and beyond. From idea to drafting to book deal! So this is the step where we have finished and completely polished our wonderful manuscript and we’re ready to send it out to agents for consideration. (Note: This is… Continue reading Path to Pub: Querying your Book
There’s something to be said about authors who narrate their own audiobooks. Something that I can’t quite put into words because I am just so absolutely fascinated by. You learn a lot about an author and their vision for their story, their characters, the rhythm of their world and so much more when not only… Continue reading Summer Reading: Audiobooks Narrated by the Authors
June is almost over, and we hope all you Writer’s Block Partiers had a wonderful Pride Month! Here are some of the books we’re reading in celebration: Kat Cho is reading Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender Twelve-year-old Caroline is a Hurricane Child, born on Water Island during a storm. Coming into this world during a hurricane is unlucky,… Continue reading What We’re Reading: Pride Edition🏳️🌈
Some writers listen to nothing as they work on their books, and others will go from one album to the next. Here at Writer’s Block Party we’ve got no music, sometimes music, and always music writers. For the end of May, we’ve got some of music recommendations based on what we’ve been listening to as… Continue reading What We’re Listening To: May Edition
In A World… is a series of posts about world building, where our contributors share strategies and tips for creating well-rounded worlds. In my opinion, world-building in a fantasy book is broken into two main categories: 1) the setting, and 2) the magic system. For as much as we love magic, it’s not a topic… Continue reading In A World: A Pondering of Magic Systems