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Snow City by Laura Strickland

Novel Magic: When Fantasy Meets Reality

SteamPunk Fantasy–If you’ve never tried it, my advice is to start with Laura Strickland’s Buffalo Steampunk Adventures. Not sure what Steampunk means? Think Victorian history–with a touch of science fiction. Really, it fits as a kind of magic realism, too, but that isn’t all. Novel Magic steams full speed today and welcomes Friend of the Universe, Laura Strickland. When Fantasy Meets Reality by Laura Strickland We live in a magical world. Beneath the ordinary and the every-day, there lurks something […]

A Cure for Spring Fever by Barbara Robinson

Goddess Fish and Sorchia Present: A Cure for Spring Fever

Occasionally, Sorchia’s Universe pairs with Goddess Fish Promotions to feature a book in the genres we love. Here’s a paranormal romance with plenty of magic. Be sure to enter the contest by leaving a comment. Visit all the stops on the tour to increase your chances of winning the $25 Gift Card. This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. The author will award a $25 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner. Click […]

City of Lies by January Bain

Sorchia and Goddess Fish Present City of Lies

Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction–City of Lies by January Bain On Thursdays, Sorchia’s Universe joins forces with Goddess Fish Promotions to feature more books in the genres we love. Check out Thursday posts for contests, freebies, and magically delicious mayhem. Be sure to visit other stops on the Goddess Fish tours to increase your chances of winning prizes. City of Lies author January Bain will award a $25 Amazon/BN GC to a randomly drawn winner. Leave a comment in Sorchia’s Universe to […]

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Novel Magic: Defeating Writers Block with Author Candace Hardy

Writers Block is no joke. My guest, Author Candace Hardy, tells us how she learned to overcome that pesky fear of the blank page. Writing and Publishing My Debut Novel—with Writer’s Block By Candace Hardy My debut novel was born in November 2019—at NaNoWriMo, of course. It’s no surprise that I didn’t write 50,000 words during that first NaNo. At that time, I didn’t have a method for managing my writer’s block. All the years I worked full-time, I fit […]

Enchanting Escapes: Spellbinding Subgenres of Fantasy Fiction

In a previous blog, my guest, Leslie D. Soule, discusses why she chooses to write in the Fantasy genre. Fantasy subgenres narrow down the particular flavor of fantasy you are looking for but this got me thinking about the inadequacies of genres in general and the problems of pigeonholing books into one or the other. Mind you, I don’t have an alternative system in mind; I’m just griping about how we do it now without any suggestions. This is what […]

FallenWood Chronicles: A Fantasy Series by Leslie D. Soule

In association with Goddess Fish Promotions, I’m happy to welcome Leslie D. Soule to the Universe. This post is part of a Goddess Fish Promotions Blog tour to promote Leslie’s Fallenwood Chronicles series. You can read more about FallenWood Chronicles at every stop on the tour–plus you can enter the giveaway, too! Comment at each stop–INCLUDING HERE AT SORCHIA’S UNIVERSE– to increase your chances of winning. Find all the stops Here. If you’re new to Sorchia’s Universe, take a look […]