Today is actress Jennifer Lawrence’s birthday. The only reason I know this is because she played Katniss Everdeen in the movie The Hunger Games–one of my favorite dystopian books–and the Facebook fan page told me. I’m not this way with every actor who plays a book character, which caused me to … Continue reading
When people ask what genre I write and I say, “Speculative Fiction, specifically dystopian.” I usually receive a polite smile over a mask of confusion. I only heard the term ‘speculative fiction’ a year or two ago and realized, “Hey, that’s what I write!” So what exactly is it? As … Continue reading
This is what The Bestseller Society has to offer anyone interested in honing his or her writing skill. The Bestseller’s Society (BSS) is a conference in a box. It consists of three different Academies: Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Marketing. Each Academy provides video tutorials from experts like Jeff Gerke, Thomas Umstattd, Mary DeMuth, Michael Hyatt, and … Continue reading
I believe God stretches time for me. Not metaphorically, but literally. This belief started when I committed myself to consistent morning devotions in the last few years. I don’t know about you, but the word devotions has been so overused in the Christian world it almost rubs me the wrong way. … Continue reading
Keeper of Reign By Emma Right About the Book Books written in blood. Most are lost, their Keepers with them. A curse that befell a people. A Kingdom with no King. Life couldn’t get more harrowing for the Elfies, a blend of Elves and Fairies. Or for sixteen-year-old Jules Blaze. … Continue reading
How would you live if you knew the day you’d die? I left you with this question last post to whet your appetite for A Time to Die. This was a question I asked myself over and over three years ago after the sudden death of a peer. The more … Continue reading
I created this website and Brandes Editorial with plans to convert it into my author website should the day ever come when I received an offer for a publishing contract. Well, dear readers and writers, the day has arrived (with blaring trumpets, dancing on the streets, and a glorious soundtrack, … Continue reading
Today (July 16th) through Thursday (July 18th), Chana Keefer’s new release, One Night with a Rock Star, is FREE for kindle download. Follow this link to view the download page on Amazon. I’m so blessed to have worked with her on this masterpiece! It’s still an inspiration to me even though I only read it the one time. If you like romantic comedies that maintain realistic plot turns amidst the world of imagination, this book is for you.