2017 Spring ‘Keep Writing’ Challenge Winners

Each quarter, members of the Fantasy and Science-Fiction Network (FSFNet) participate in a ‘Keep Writing’ Challenge. Members log in their daily written word counts. Not only does seeing their progress encourage them to keep writing, but it also encourages other participants to write more. Here at the FSFNet, we are always encouraging our authors to produce more youth-friendly fantasy and read more....

Do authors ever really take a vacation? by Cheryllynn Dyess, FSFNet Correspondent

Do authors ever really take a vacation?

Before we can even begin to answer that question, we must first understand how the creative mind works. Creative minds do things that baffle the world. There are no definitive descriptions or guidelines to diagnose the creative mind in whole. They are, “difficult to pin down, largely because they’re complex, paradoxical and tend read more....

Fantasy and Sci-Fi Book Competitions to keep an eye on by Cheryllynn Dyess, FSFNet Correspondent

When an author sits down to write a book, they put their heart and soul into each word, line, and page. While many do not consider earning high distinctions and awards, they are telling a story that must be told; the books written are an esteemed honor in themselves

Each year, thousands upon thousands of writers and readers watch the read more....

What Makes It A Fantasy? By Author Devorah Fox

The bookselling industry requires that publishers and authors categorize their books. That makes sense. Readers in search of something new to read usually know that they’re looking for a mystery, biography, cookbook, etc. They would not at all be pleased to find bookstores, be they brick-and-mortar or electronic, with no more organization than a rummage sale.

While the industry has read more....

Kasper Interviews Author Chris Johnson

Dead Cell (Revenant Chronicles Book 1) Kindle Edition Book Cover Dead Cell (Revenant Chronicles Book 1) Kindle Edition
Revenant Chronicles
Chris Johnson
Paranormal Action Thriller
Chris Johnson
November 2016

Road fatalities in Statton have jumped in a week to nearly half of Queensland's annual figures, and the authorities are concerned. They believe them to be accidents caused by driver carelessness and bad luck,

read more....

Kasper Interviews Author Kerry Hall

Morphids (The Tales of Cerahya- Book 1) Book Cover Morphids (The Tales of Cerahya- Book 1)
The Tales of Cerahya
Kerry Hall
Fantasy
Indie-Mosh Publishing
TBA November 2016

The Prophet Lailoken sighed. This would be his last vision to share. The last words he would speak. The vice like grip tightened around his heart. Wait a little longer, they must know; remember

read more....

2016 Summer ‘Keep Writing’ Challenge Winners

Each quarter, members of the Fantasy and Science-Fiction Network (FSFNet) participate in a ‘Keep Writing’ Challenge. Members log in their daily written word counts. Not only does seeing their progress encourage them to keep writing, but it also encourages other participants to write more. Here at the FSFNet, we are always encouraging our authors to produce more youth-friendly fantasy and read more....

Kasper Interviews Author E.A. Hennessy

Grigory's Gadget (The Gaslight Frontier Book 1) Kindle Edition Book Cover Grigory's Gadget (The Gaslight Frontier Book 1) Kindle Edition
The Gaslight Frontier
E. A. Hennessy
Steampunk
self-published under the imprint Emerald Owl Publications
March 12, 2016

Lodninsk, Morozhia is a frozen, industrial wasteland. Isolated by steep mountains and ruled by an authoritarian government, it isn’t anyone’s idea of home-sweet-home.

Zoya and her friends

read more....

Kasper Interviews Author Bonnie Ferrante

Leya: Sphere of Vision Book 1 Book Cover Leya: Sphere of Vision Book 1
Young adult fantasy
Single Drop Publishing
October 19, 2014

In a world where eye color may determine your future, Leya is born with one green and one blue eye. Will this diminish her potential or provide the exceptional opportunity to become a Double Vision Mistress? Even if she fulfills

read more....