Blogging from A to Z – Theme Reveal


Hi everyone, my name is Adana the Earth Dragon and I will be hosting a very special Blogging from A to Z right here on this blog this April.


I’ve got together with some of my friends from picture book land and each day in April we’ll visit with some of my favorites from A to Z. Plus come by on Earth Day for the release of my book, Adana the Earth Dragon, now available on presale.

Join the FB event to follow along with Picture Books from A to Z.

Preorder your copy of Adana the Earth Dragon today.

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Like an Equal is open for submissions

New anthology open for submissions. Money goes towards Suicide Prevention.

Steamdragon's Lair

Like an Equal: An anthology of speculative fiction would like to invite authors to submit stories for publication.

All submissions need to be in the speculative fiction genre and reflect the theme- like an equal. This includes fantasy, science fiction, paranormal, PNR, UF, spec-fic RH, steampunk, dystopian, etc. If you’re unsure, please feel free to ask.

The theme: We’re looking for stories about diversity, with an emphasis on minorities or disadvantaged groups. We’d like superhero seniors, wheelchair warriors, LGTB legends, women kicking butt, people of colour as protagonists, etc.

Submissions need to be between 3,000 and 10,000 words in length.

Stories must not have been published before.

We would love submissions to be aimed at a largely adult audience, but if your story has broad appeal, that’s great too.
We’re not looking for stories with erotica, but mild sex scenes are fine. We would also prefer stories not be overly…

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P.A.W.S. (The P.A.W.S. Saga Book #1) by Debbie Manber Kupfer

A wonderful new review of P.A.W.S. from Daryl Ball.


This is the first book in a fascinating series featuring animagi, shapeshifters, and werewolves. It surpassed any expectations I had for the story I was expecting. There is a lot this book has to establish as the first in a series and does so in a really interesting fashion. As the story progresses and the opportunity arises, there are chapters giving a snapshot of the background to a character. These quick glimpses broaden the background and history of the world we are reading about and also have significance to the part of he story we are in at the time.

By the end of the book the main characters have far more complexity than I expected when it began as more and more was revealed. If there was one minor complaint I had with the book though it was how little substance there was to minor characters. Some of them…

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Wednesdays with Yuri

Over on my puzzle blog another awesome picture puzzle from Yuri Shamne.

Paws 4 Puzzles

Good day everyone, it’s Wednesday, so that means it’s time for another picture puzzle from Yuri Shamne.

In today’s picture puzzle can you help Tony Toadstool find the ten folk who have hidden in the tree?

Find 10 people who hid in the tree

How many did you find? Post your number in the comments. And come back next Wednesday for another picture puzzle from Yuri.


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Chasity Nicole presents Whispers in the Night

Hi everyone, today I have the awesome privilege of helping with the cover reveal for the upcoming release of a collection of spooky stories from my friend and colleague over at Sins of Time, Chastity Nicole.


Whispers in the Night: A Collection of Short Stories

Release Date: March 21st, 2018


What happens when a fairy has lost their way? Or an evil head mistress runs a boarding school where children are disappearing? What about dreams that feel so real you wake up to find it wasn’t a dream after all? How about talking pants? Find out in these nine twisted and dark tales written by Chasity Nicole, previously published in other anthology collections.

Featuring Stories:

A Ghostly Haunting: Originally published in Sins of the Past

Graduation Day: Originally published in Sins of the Future

The Lost Fairy: Originally Published in Darkly Never After

The Hexed Pants

And many others…