Impossible Eyes

Originally posted on Angie Dokos:
I struggle with making sure my characters’ eyes don’t do impossible things. I found this article and thought it pretty cute, so I decided to share it. It didn’t have a share button, so I copied and pasted. Thank you AspiringAuthors.net for this post. Don’t Let Characters Do Impossible Things with…

Review: THE BEAR & THE NIGHTINGALE

Review: THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE, by Katherine Arden (scheduled for publication January 17. 2017.)   Rated 4 out of 5 stars by Iris Chacon. (The reviewer was provided an advance copy of the book in exchange for an honest, objective review.)   This is an impeccable debut novel by an erudite, multi-lingual, well-traveled and…

“Experts”

Originally posted on Stephanie Parker McKean:
The earliest “expert” I remember was my first grade teacher who chided me for coloring trees and sky such bright “unrealistic” colors. Over and over she intoned, “Trees are green, tree trunks are brown, sky is blue.” I guess she had never seen a sunset, or autumn foliage, and…

Review: THE BLACK RIDER

REVIEW: THE BLACK RIDER, by S J Bounds. Rated 4 out of 5 stars by Iris Chacon. (An electronic copy was provided in exchange for an honest, objective review.)   This is a clean, pleasant western that harkens back to the days of good guys in white hats and school marms who have never been…