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
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 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.
I leak my own prologue despite not having put up preorder links yet because I am extraordinarily bored and so close to being done with this book that I can almost taste it.
This book is so long and so much work to edit. Enjoy this snippet with little to no explanation included. joker-nearly-final-prologueDownload That's it. That's the post. I'm very articulate. Read my books, kids.
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)