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What’s Great About a Strong Female Lead by Shannon McRoberts

For our regular guest post on a kick ass heroines, please welcome Shannon McRoberts. She’s a fantasy and science fiction author, and an artist, illustrating her own covers. Please note that her first book in her series, Athine Verses: The Beginning is free through the 4th of January. As an added bonus, Shannon will give away …

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Women Who Write Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror

Inspired by a post by fellow young adult fantasy author, Faith Van Horne, I’m sharing about the Broad Spectrum: The 2012 Broad Universe Fiction Sampler. I’ve been a member of Broad Universe (BU) for about 2 years, a writing community that promotes and highlights speculative fiction written by women authors. They’ve got a impressive membership roster, with …

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Teen Read Week (October 14-20): Read For The Fun Of It

Some news for the week… Did you know that libraries have announced that this is Teen Read Week (October 14-20)?! The theme is Read For The Fun Of It. Cool! What are you reading this week for the fun of it? I’m reading an advanced copy of Jane George’s next book, The Daring Young Man – Volume …

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Katniss and the Heroine’s Journey

This week I again feature nonfiction author, Valerie Estelle Frankel, former professor, currently an author, comic, with great sparkly convention costumes. She’s also author of From Girl to Goddess: The Heroine’s Journey through Myth and Legend, a welcome resource for all us heroine’s journey fans. Her previous guest post for my blog was Buffy and the …

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