Tag Archives: young adult

My Ghost Story

It’s that time of year again! As Halloween approaches, I’d like to share an excerpt from my ghost story, Dream Shade, with you. Hearing the bus before it came around the curve in the road, I sighed, dreading its approach. … Continue reading

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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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Treat yourself to a book this Halloween

It’s that time of year – beautiful fall foliage to enjoy, apples to pick, and Halloween-themed stories to read. Here are a couple for you to check out: The Ginseng Conspiracy by Susan Bernhardt On her way to attend a … 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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Alternate Points of View

Please join us in welcoming fellow MuseItUp author Kai Strand to our blog. For her fabulous guest post, read on! Why Alternate Points of View? It’s Worth the Effort by Kai Strand How many times have you scratched your head … Continue reading

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The Mystery Prince by Mary Waibel

Our writer friend Mary Waibel has just released a new book. She was kind enough to stop by the blog and tell us all about it. Without further ado, here’s Mary! Cinderella has always been one of my favorite fairy … Continue reading

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Ask the Author: Stuart West

By now, you may have caught on to my habit of jotting down questions while I read and then sending them to the author. I’ve met with great results from writers who are very generous with their time. My latest … Continue reading

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