A Review of BETWEEN, by Kerry Schafer

Review Level: HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Kerry Schafer’s BETWEEN offers a new and exciting take on fantasy fiction, with an intricate plot and rapid pacing that keeps the pages turning from start to finish. From the moment a teenager shows up in a small-town E.R. with dragon-inflicted burns to the exciting (and literally world-shattering) final scenes, BETWEEN combines humor, action, and an unusual take on fantasy themes. One issue I’ve had with a lot of modern fantasy is the tendency to re-work traditional themes in expected ways. Kerry Schafer breaks that mold, which makes BETWEEN both unusual and a compelling read. Her

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An Interview With Travis Heermann

Please help me welcome Travis Heermann, author of the recently released YA horror novel THE WILD BOYS! Novelist, award-winning screenwriter, podcaster, biker, poker player, roustabout, Travis Heermann is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop. He has sold short stories to print magazines and anthologies such as Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, and others. His historical fantasy novel, HEART OF RONIN, and swashbuckling fantasy novel, ROGUES OF BLACK FURY, are available from E-Reads, and his YA horror novel THE WILD BOYS was released in December, 2012, by Damnation Books. He sometimes eats outlandish things. I met Travis at the Rocky Mountain

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Pitch Wars: The Agents

The incomparable Brenda Drake has sixteen literary agents lined up to bid on Pitch Wars manuscripts. We’re all excited to see which projects they fall in love with, and which teams will win the coveted Pitch Wars Most Requested Manuscript title. Curious about pitch wars? Click here to find out more. Curious about the participating agents? Read on… Louise Fury: L. Perkins Agency (Twitter: @louisefury) Louise is seeking teen Sci-Fi and Young Adult horror.  She‘s also on the hunt for deep, dark contemporary YA and select Middle Grade fiction with a literary feel–it must be realistic and thought provoking and

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