jennifer bosworth

SF & Fantasy

When Writers Meet Their Debut Books


speakman-darkthornI now possess copies of my debut novel, The Dark Thorn.

It didn’t stir the emotions I thought it would. I decided to ask several fantasy authors to share their experience of holding their first novel for the first time.

The answers might surprise you!

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SF & Fantasy

To Be A Fantasy Beta Reader


brooks-wardsI’m not the only one who beta reads for fantasy writers. Most authors have a select, small group of early readers that offer ways to improve the book—whether fixing slow pacing or continuity mistakes.

I asked my writer friends a question: Do you use beta readers? If so, how did they get such a role and what have you instructed them to look for?

Make the jump to read their answers!

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SF & Fantasy

New Release Interview: Struck by Jennifer Bosworth


bosworth-struckYoung Adult fiction has a defined place in my heart. And I’m not the only one.

Young Adult has been an expanding genre for years and years now. Recently, I read a very cool and “shocking” addition to that part of the bookstore—Struck by Jennifer Bosworth.

Make the jump to read more about the book as well as an interview with the author!

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SF & Fantasy

Terry Brooks Reviews: Struck by Jennifer Bosworth


bosworth-struckOne of the new additions I’ve installed on the Terry Brooks website is the ability to follow his reviews on Goodreads. He gets asked what he’s reading all of the time and we thought it would be a great thing to start posting what he’s reading along with his reviews.

This month, he wants to feature Struck by Jennifer Bosworth, a book coming out this Spring! Here’s what he had to say about it!

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SF & Fantasy

How Writing Retreats Do Matter


bosworth-struckIn 2004, I attended a writing retreat that changed my life.

Jennifer Bosworth, author of the upcoming novel Struck, also attended that writing retreat.

Here’s how taking the time and money to do what we love shaped us and our futures.

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