Spot and Smudge series, Robert Udulutch – Review

This trilogy includes Spot and Smudge, The Glasgow Gray and Let Slip the Pups of War. As with most multi-book…

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Genre Writing: Non-Fiction

Many authors, myself included, find writing non-fiction easier than fiction. The subjects and opportunities for writing in this genre are…

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Baba Yaga Tales – Book Release

My latest collection of retold tales is now available: Baba Yaga Tales. As you might expect, each story in the…

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Fairytale Shelf Giveaway on Instafreebie

I am so excited! My retold story Baba Yaga and Matryona is one of 15 titles included in the Fairytale…

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Genre Writing: Short Stories

As with children’s books, it may seem that short stories are easier to write than novels. However, many authors find…

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Newsletter Coming Soon

Another first for Under the Quilt Book Blog! Starting July 27, I will be putting out a newsletter. This will…

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Shade of Honor: From the Federal Witch Series (Standard of Honor Series Book 1), Taki Drake, T.S. Paul – Review

In Zhanna’s culture, men hire out as mercenaries while women, children, and aged or infirm adults stay home and scrap…

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Genre Writing: Children’s Books

You would think that these short, simple books would be easy to write. However, children’s books require specific techniques not…

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The Aegis of Merlin series, James E. Wisher – Review

This series includes The Impossible Wizard, The Awakening, and The Chimera Jar. The Raven’s Shadow is due out in August.…

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Genre Writing: Playwriting and Screenwriting

Putting words on paper is one thing. Putting them down in the correct form for plays or movies is quite…

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