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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Patrick LeClerc with The Beckoning Void

Self-published fantasy can be so many things. Yesterday, we had Leslie Conzatti with her SPFBO 8 entree, which was a fairy-tale retelling. Today, we have a fantasy set in Victorian London by history major, Patrick LeClerc: The Beckoning Void. Emelia DuMond is an actress, her skill at adopting and changing her identity lifting her from …

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SPFBO 8 Author and Book Spotlight: Leslie Conzatti with The Princess of Undersea

Welcome back to the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Author and Book Spotlights on Raina Nightingale's Paths of Fantasy, this fine August 10nth, when the Summer is more than half-gone! Today we have Leslie Conzatti with us, featuring her novel, The Princess of Undersea, which was originally intended to be part of an anthology. It also …

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SPFBO 8 Author and Book Spotlight: Kyoko M. with The Black Parade

The Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Author and Book Spotlight continues! Today we have Kyoko M. (which is a pretty name) with her SPFBO entree, The Black Parade, an urban fantasy with a down-to-earth protagonist and angel lore. Jordan Amador. 21. New Yorker. Waitress. Mild alcoholic. Murderer. Two years ago, Jordan accidentally shot and killed a …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Hannah E. Carey with The Hunter: Tales of Pern Coen

Hello! The SPFBO (Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off) 8 Spotlights have made it to August! (For more information about the Blog-Off, you can visit the organizer, Mark Lawrence's, page here). Today we have Hannah, who has years of experience running an equine business (in case anyone doesn't know what that means, it's something having to do with …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Melissa Stone with Stars of Destiny

I'm doing a series of spotlights for the authors who entered their books in the 8th Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO). All of them entered book they are proud of and all of them merit attention, no matter when they (we) are cut. Today, I have Melissa Stone with her SPFBO entree, Stars of Destiny, which …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: R. Ramey Guerrero with Dust of a Moth’s Wing

This is the last weekend in July, and today I have R. Ramey Guerrero for the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Spotlight. Ramey's SPFBO 8 entree, Dust of a Moth's Wing is also eir debut novel and the beginning of a thirteen book series following an ex-convict who might be the one to usher in the …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: K.A. Wiggins with Blind the Eyes

Hello! Today we welcome K.A. Wiggins whose SPFBO 8 entree, Blind the Eyes, is about a main character "who should in no way work." Find out more about that below! First, a quick introduction to Blind the Eyes. In the City of Nightmares, one haunted girl is taking back more than just her dreams. In …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Noel Coughlan with Fatal Shadow

It has been right around a month since I started doing Author and Book Spotlights for the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Authors. This time we have Noel, who writes what he describes as nobledark fantasy. His entree is called Fatal Shadow. Long ago, magic cracked apart the world and suspended great continents between two suns. …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: J.C.M. Berne with Wistful Ascending

Hello! Welcome back to the Self-Published Fantasy 8 Author and Book Spotlights with Raina Nightingale. Sometimes, the weeks tend to have something of a theme to them. Yesterday's spotlight was D.H. Willison with Hazelhearth Hires Heroes, a book that doesn't quite fit into conventional genres, perhaps by touching too many of them. Today's spotlight is …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: D.H. Willison with Hazelhearth Hires Heroes

Hello again for another Spotlight and Interview with a Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off Entrant about his entree in SPFBO 8. Today we have D.H. Willison, whose entree, Hazelhearth Hires Heroes, does not quite fit any of the standard genre slots and involves non-violent conflict resolution and alien monsters. Welcome to Hazelhearth: our picturesque city is nestled …

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