Book Spotlight: Silent Intrusion by Adam Gillrie (A Bearded Scribe Blog Tour)

Happy Day, Beardies! Where has the time gone? January is done, and February is upon us! I’m learning time flies—whether I want it to or not. These winter months are screaming past, though, and I couldn’t be happier about it. I’m looking forward to clear skies, warm breezes, and flowers blooming. I wish I had […]

Cover Reveal: Sacrifice (Daughters of Lilith, Book 3) by Jennifer Quintenz

For fans of Braedyn Murphy, the wait is almost over. Sacrifice, the third book in the Daughters of Lilith series, will be released on January 31, 2014. Sacrifice (Daughters of Lilith: Book 3) Just when Braedyn Murphy thought she understood the danger descending on Puerto Escondido, a new threat arrives. A cult devoted to Lilith […]

Guest Post: How to Build a World in More Than Seven Days by RS McCoy

When writing science fiction or fantasy, creating a new and original world can be the key to setting your story apart. While characters should be well developed, plot should have a clear arc, and other elements such as tension, imagery, and pace should all be carefully considered; fantasy authors often have the added task of […]

Book Spotlight: The Weird of Math by Matt Schutt

Bonjour, Beardies! When we first started offering Review Requests, the title of this Spotlight appeared in my inbox. I was very intrigued by its premise, therefore wanting to read and review it for myself, but I had to put it on the back burner as my commitment plate was already full. I’m glad I decided […]

Author Spotlight: Jon Bassoff—Complete with Interview

About the Author Jon Bassoff was born in 1974 in New York City and currently lives in a ghost town somewhere in Colorado. His mountain gothic novel, Corrosion, was called “startlingly original and unsettling” by Tom Piccirilli (a four-time winner of the Bram Stoker Award) and “beautifully bleak” by international bestselling author, Jason Starr. In […]

Book Spotlight: Corrosion by Jon Bassoff

Happy New Year, Beardies! I hope everyone had a great Holiday Season!  Speaking of Holidays…I apologize for the lack of content on the blog from around Thanksgiving until now. I started a new job around Halloween, and getting used to having a schedule that changes from week to week has been an adjustment—not to mention […]

Television Spotlight: Pilot—Once Upon A Time (Season 1, Episode 1)

Welcome to a place where all of the characters from the fairytales of our childhood live together—but they don’t even know it. Season’s Greetings, Beardies! It’s been several months since I have posted a review, and I am sorry. When the new school year started in September, I had 29 Kindergarteners by the end of […]

Giveaway: Sparks by RS McCoy (A Bearded Scribe Blog Tour)

Choose OneAmazon|Kindle Blurb: “Everyone in the world has a spark, a light inside that guides them, keeps them alive.” Myxini School for Children specializes in training young men and women who have powerful sparks. Strikers are taught to manipulate fire. Trackers learn to find animals in the most formidable terrains. Handlers are instructed in communication with large predators. But forty […]

Author Spotlight: RS McCoy—Complete with Interview (A Bearded Scribe Blog Tour)

About the Author: RS McCoy didn’t ever plan on being a writer. With a career teaching high school science, writing is the last thing she expected. But life never goes the way you think it will.  While battling cancer, she picked up her laptop and let the words flow out of her fingertips like magic. One year later, […]