Guest Post: Amanda Bridgeman

Note: Amanda has big news! The Subjugate has been optioned for TV! We featured The Subjugate a few years ago — if you missed it then, read below for a sneak peak at a cool new series.  I’m excited to bring you a guest post from Australian author Amanda Bridgeman. She was kind enough to answer a few questions from me and share an excerpt from her novel, The Subjugate. Welcome, Amanda! Thanks for coming Read more…

7 Reasons Gordath Wood Will Make a Killer Netflix Series

When I wrote Gordath Wood, I wanted to immerse readers in the same kind of fantasy worlds that I loved. Worlds of magic (although I don’t “do” fancy magic), adventure, sword fighting heroes and romance and horses. I wanted to make a combination of Middle Earth and The Three Musketeers. Sound familiar? Of course it does. And it’s not just me. Take a look the fantasy shows like Shadow and Bone, and you’ll see a Read more…

What do you do with a problem like Georgette Heyer?

What do you do when an author you love is a terrible person and anti-Semitic but her books have given you so much pleasure over the years? How do you justify continuing to read her work and even promote it to others? I’ve become more and more unsettled by Georgette Heyer the author, even as I will eagerly read a book of hers that I haven’t yet gotten to. Is this a case of separating Read more…