But first, the most pressing news. As you can see, the cover to Ivy and Ash has been changed. This is because I received nine emails asking me whether I was done with romance and if I was writing a nonmagical boarding school mystery. Unfortunately to both of those questions-- I am not. Buttttt, I … Continue reading Posting Notes from the University of the Unseen and Talking a Little About Development
Author: B. A. Lovejoy
We Talk About How I Wrote a Kissing Book in a Month, You See Snippets of the University of the Unseen, I Talk about my Process, Blah, Blah– Come see these two chapters of my new book first.
Knowing exactly what most people will go here for, I'll lead off with it. I'm still debating on the cover and if I want to change it, it's kind of a tough decision, but this book has been wrought with tough decisions. One of them being whether or not to publish an absolute tome of … Continue reading We Talk About How I Wrote a Kissing Book in a Month, You See Snippets of the University of the Unseen, I Talk about my Process, Blah, Blah– Come see these two chapters of my new book first.
And They Don’t Stop Coming (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week???? Whatever, we have ideas.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT3BFzSD6YY If you're not subscribed to my newsletter, than you probably haven't read about my past month, but I'm just going to be frank with you guys, take the fact that I cancelled a preorder and am rescheduling it for this month as a sign of how bad it was. See, in life I tend … Continue reading And They Don’t Stop Coming (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week???? Whatever, we have ideas.)
Chiquitita, You and I know, Writing Books is So Hard and Lonely (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoCY_3kA3z8 Hello Readers, and welcome back to my hell blog. As you might remember, we're in the business of trying to write a novel here, and last week I sorta broke down my process for you in a super silly simplified way that was totally smart and inspiring and did not make any of you … Continue reading Chiquitita, You and I know, Writing Books is So Hard and Lonely (CampNano: Revenge of the Novel Week 2)
We’re Setting Up Camp (A Month Early Because We’re Losers and This Stuff Takes Time)
Hello Readers, it's me, Miss Bethany Anne Lovejoy, and I am here to welcome you to this, my absurdly long, far too complicated CampNanowrimo bootcamp where you will be joining me, Miss Bethany Anne Lovejoy, as I try to write yet another book-- but one that's not in a series, nor a planned release. A … Continue reading We’re Setting Up Camp (A Month Early Because We’re Losers and This Stuff Takes Time)
Pick a Card: Post Mortem
Arthur Rackham(1867-1939) My, what a long overdue post this is. If you did not know, my original plan was to be done with Pick a Card in May 2022; but due to the expanding lengths of the books and a few cover artist changes, Alice ended up taking over a year to complete, and became … Continue reading Pick a Card: Post Mortem
Indie, Indeed: Talking Indie vs. Traditional Publishing and Why So Many Choose Indie.
Hi. My name is Bethany Anne Lovejoy, and I've included a photo of myself below just to remind you that I am a real person with a real dog who really loves me. This is because when we talk indie publishing, people often get a little blood thirsty. There was a storm and my car … Continue reading Indie, Indeed: Talking Indie vs. Traditional Publishing and Why So Many Choose Indie.
Witchcraft and Schools of Magic: The University of the Unseen.
Young Woman Embracing a Thorn Bush.Kay Nielsen(1886-1957) Unbeknownst to many, the idea of an academic institution teaching magic actually long predates J.K. Rowling and the infamous Harry Potter series. It actually appears in works by Avram Davidson and the late great Diana Wynne Jones. But even before them, we can see the idea of magic … Continue reading Witchcraft and Schools of Magic: The University of the Unseen.
New Year, (Hopefully) New Me.
Hello Readers, it's me, B. A. Lovejoy; purveyor of kissing books and I'm guessing that if you're here, you're probably here for a sneak peek at the nonfinalized prologue of my newest series. Well, I'm going to put that at the bottom of this post largely so I can pretend that you read it, and … Continue reading New Year, (Hopefully) New Me.
The Polls Post
Hello, dear reader; Did you know that it is the end of the year? Did you also know that the final book in Alice: Pick a Card released this month and is available in paperback? Did you also know that I, B. A. Lovejoy, am an author who writes other things and has recently moved … Continue reading The Polls Post