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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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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Bruce McKnight with Forged in Flame

Hello! Continuing my Self-Published Blog-Off 8 Author Spotlight and Interview series (more information about the Blog-Off on Mark Lawrence's site here) we have Bruce McKnight whose SPFBO 8 entree is Forged in Flame, a story that includes nuanced orcs and characters who are fundamentally unsuited to what they have to do. Danger closes in from …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Helen Rygh-Pederson with Waking Ursa Minor

Hello. I'm back again, this first Wednesday of July, with another Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off 8 Spotlight. This time, we have Helen Rygh-Pederson with her SPFBO 8 entree, Waking Ursa Minor, and I don't think she confirmed that for me in so many words, but I'm guessing there's something to do with stars or constellations in …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Tom Mock with The Long Nights

Hello. As a two-times SPFBO entrant, I'm inviting fellow entrants in SPFBO 8 for a spotlight on the blog. You can find more details about the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off here, and today's feature is Tom Mock, with his SPFBO 8 entree, his awarding winning novel, The Long Nights. Firstly, let's introduce you to the aforementioned …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: John Palladino with The Trials of Ashmount

Hello. I'm doing a Spotlight for authors who entered their books in the 8th SPFBO (Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off) Competition. You can find out more details about that here, but today's feature goes to John Palladino, who takes nothing seriously and who wrote a book about a university that teaches five branches of magic. At least, …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: T.A Hernandez with Tethered Spirits

Hello. As a two-time SPFBO entrant, I'm doing a series of spotlights for the authors who entered their books in SPFBO 8. You can find out more about the details of SPFBO (the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off) on Mark Lawrence's website here. Today, I am featuring T.A. Hernandez, who writes fun YA Fantasy that deals with …

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SPFBO 8 Author Spotlight: Amy Campbell with Breaker

Hello. As a two-times entree in the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off or SPFBO (you can find more details about that at Mark Lawrence's website here), I am inviting other authors who have entered the 8th SPFBO for a spotlight on the blog. The first spotlight feature is Amy Campbell, who entered her 'weird western fantasy' debut, …

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