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An Interview with Paul D. Smith, author and lifelong fan of science fiction, fantasy, and superhero stories.

The title of this post came straight from Paul’s author biography. We liked it so much, we decided to borrow it! Brainerd & Fraser: Welcome, Paul! What drew you to writing for young adults? Paul Smith: My main goal was to … Continue reading

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Elixer Bound book blitz!

Today we welcome writer friend Katie Carroll and her excellent YA Fantasy Elixir Bound. I read this book and loved it! Katora Kase is next in line to take over as guardian to a secret and powerful healing Elixir. Now she … Continue reading

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Release Day!

We couldn’t be happier to unleash Shadows of New York upon the world today! This Middle Grade Fantasy puts a whole new spin on the vampire/werewolf genre. What do you do when your view of the world gets turned on … Continue reading

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Cover reveal + release date

It’s a double celebration around here – we have a cover reveal AND a release date for Shadows of New York! Check out the cover for our first-ever Middle Grade Fantasy: What do you do when your view of the … Continue reading

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Between Tweens: Middle Grade Author Suzanne de Montigny

Next up on the Between Tweens series is Suzanne de Montigny, who wrote her first unicorn story at the age of twelve. Several years later, she discovered it in an old box in the basement, thus reigniting her love affair … Continue reading

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Between Tweens: Middle Grade Author S.L. Carlson

Fellow MuseItUp author Madeleine McLaughlin came up with the idea for a few middle grade (MG) authors to ask each other some questions, and then answer the questions on each other’s blogs. Brilliant, right!? Her initial email called it “Between … Continue reading

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Ask the Author: Eric Price

Lately, I’ve been doing this thing where, as I read a book, I jot down a few questions and comments that wander through my mind. Then, if I’m feeling brave, I send my thoughts to the author. Fortunately, I’ve had … Continue reading

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