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.

The Joker’s Last Laugh, Covid, and the Year Moving Forward.

Hello Readers! Would you believe it, it's been an extraordinarily long time since we've last talked. This is because life happened, and it happened a lot to me in the past year. So, to start off, we're going to address the two major elephants in the room. One, I have covid. Right now. As I … Continue reading The Joker’s Last Laugh, Covid, and the Year Moving Forward.

Talking about the Prison of Hearts (Review Copies, Spoilers, and That Scene)

Hello Readers and welcome back to my blog; we're going to start today with a note on review copies and then go into talking about the Prison of Hearts immediately afterwards. So if you've been here for a while, you likely know that I do review copies through Booksirens because I've had previous books leaked … Continue reading Talking about the Prison of Hearts (Review Copies, Spoilers, and That Scene)

Cutting Scenes, Making Revisions, and Other Hard Things in Writing, With Examples from Pick a Card

So, a strangely large number of people follow my blog because I also talk about the writing process a good deal, and I'm slightly entertaining, which is interesting to me because I'm a mess, but... I feel like I should always post a disclaimer or something that blog posts get worked on for me during … Continue reading Cutting Scenes, Making Revisions, and Other Hard Things in Writing, With Examples from Pick a Card