Wednesday, May 16, 2018
That doesn't mean it has a review yet. So why am I even bothering to mention it here? Apparently you can go vote for the book, which makes it more likely a reviewer will choose it. So if you have an account at Underground Reviews or feel like creating one for yourself, then vote for The Silk Betrayal to be a featured review there soon. (How much influence does that have? I have no idea...)
Saturday, May 12, 2018
The story has a variety of inspirations, including my own daughter and the take on fairies in Susanna Clarke's Jonathon Strange & Mr. Norrell--I've tended to shy away from fairies and elves in my writing, but I love her take on it, reaching back to traditions of the fair folk (or whatever you want to call them) as as tricksters and dangerous beings on the edges and hidden places of our world.
You can buy a copy of this magazine, with a bunch of stories and poems for middle grade readers (and those who enjoy stories for that age group) at the Alban Lake bookstore.