This past June, I described how I waded into the audiobook pool and went about auditioning and selecting a narrator for A Wizard's Forge. This past week I returned notes and corrections on the last six chapters, and I gotta say, I'm thrilled. So, without further ado, let me introduce you to her. Leah Casey … Continue reading Sound Check Part 2: How My Audiobook Came Together
Month: August 2018
SPFBO Book Reviews: Darkmage by M.L. Spencer, and Finder of the Lucky Devil, by Megan Mackie
A Wizard's Forge is entered in the 2018 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO), and while I await news of its fate on Lynn's Books, I've started reading books by my fellow travelers on this journey. Here are my reviews of the first two I've read since the start of this year's SPFBO. I reviewed The Ill-Kept … Continue reading SPFBO Book Reviews: Darkmage by M.L. Spencer, and Finder of the Lucky Devil, by Megan Mackie
Let the #SPFBO 2018 begin : my process
The SPFBO starts today (Aug 1, 2018). A Wizard’s Forge is being judged over at Lynn’s Book Blog, and in today’s post she explained how it’s all going to go down.
Books and travelling with Lynn
Today sees the start of the fourth Self Published Fantasy Blog Off (#SPFBO). The competition involves 300 self published books, distributed between 10 blogs. Each blog will eventually choose 1 finalist leaving 10 finalists for the second phase. Each blog will then read and score the finalists which will hopefully result in one book with the highest score winning the competition. More details can be found here and if you scroll down you can see the list of books and how they’ve been distributed.
I’ve taken part as a judge in the past 3 competitions but this year I might shake my format up a little. Previously I’ve divided my books into six batches of 5 books and then chosen 1 book from each batch – this has then given me six semi finalists to choose between. In the past I’ve usually aimed to read at least 20% of the…
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