Click to encourage yourfavorite author tosign up! In the Spotlight is a new feature here at Second Run Reviews. I’ve invited authors, publishers and editors to take part in interviews, guest posts, giveaways and anything else that they can dream up that is appropriate for a blog. Today we welcome Lettie Prell to Second Run Reviews. I met Lettie last year at ICON 39 where she was a honorable guest and did a late night reading which I enjoyed listening to. Apparently she believes she has a horrible writing habit. I don’t think that’s a horrible habit at all. In the Spotlight Lettie Prell Welcome to Second Run Reviews, Lettie! Thank you for being In the Spotlight. I appreciate you stopping by and answering a few questions. So let’s get things startedIn a tweet (140 characters or less), tell us a bit about yourself. I have a respectable job as research director of the Iowa Department of Corrections, but I have this horrible writing habit. It’s the SF. The Department of Corrections? That must provide some inspiration for your “horrible” writing habit. Women who write science fiction seem to be somewhat in the minority. Who or what inspired you […]
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Author Scott Tarbet stops by to chat about his debut novel, A Midsummer’s Night Steampunk, which combines Shakespeare and Steampunk. Stop by to learn more today.
About the Book: When Thea discovers a new role-playing game online, she breaks her parents’ rules to play. And in the world of the game, Thea falls for an older boy named Kit whose smarts and savvy can’t defeat his near-suicidal despair. Soon, he’s texting her, asking her to meet him, and talking in vague ways about how they can be together forever. As much as she suspects that this is wrong, Thea is powerless to resist Kit’s allure, and hurtles toward the very fate her parents feared most. Who R U Really? will excite you and scare you, as Thea’s life spins out of control. “Kelly has painted a realistic picture of how a smart girl can get caught up in something dangerous online. … Guaranteed to give readers goosebumps.” — School Library Journal “Thea’s mistakes, while frustrating to encounter, are frighteningly plausible, and the relationships among characters are well–fleshed out, especially between mother and daughter. Kelly’s first novel is a suspenseful page-turner.” — Kirkus Reviews Barnes & Noble • AdamsMediaStore As someone with an online presence and an online gamer, I’m excited today to share with you the true story that inspired Margo Kelly’s debut novel, […]
Author and Artist Ben Clayton is In the Spotlight this week explaining what inspires his work. Stop by to listen to his work mix and get a preview of his graphic novel, Numb.