I would like to put my vote in for full color illustrated YA books. And adult novels, for that matter. There is so much vivid, remarkable and revealing illustration out there, unseen by those outside the art world, which deserves to be seen. I wish there were some way to influence publishers to put more… Continue reading Where are the book illustrations for grown ups?
I'm deep in revisions of my 2nd novel, Laerka, in which a Savannah teenager rescues a stowaway from traffickers. In this tale, my local heroine discovers there are many quarters of her own home town where things are unsettlingly twisted. So I'm looking for ideas where others have found/discovered surprisingly corrupt, messed up, or weird… Continue reading What Unsettles You?
I am excited to share The Collar & the Cavvarach, the latest book from the thrilling Annie Douglas Lima About the Story: Bensin, a teenage slave and martial artist, is desperate to see his little sister freed. But only victory in the Krillonian Empire's most prestigious tournament will allow him to secretly arrange for Ellie's… Continue reading From the Desk of a Fellow Fantasist: The Collar & the Cavvarach by Annie Douglass Lima