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$0.99 Early Black Friday Sale – Chronicles of Riss #YA #Fantasy #ebook

As an early Black Friday special, I’m putting the e-book of Chronicles of Riss on sale for the low, low price of just $0.99!

Confronting evil sorcerers. Fighting monsters. Dueling metal golems. Searching for a sea monster. Hunting lost treasure. Finding a missing show dog. Competing in talent contests. Helping lost children. These are just some of the widely varied exploits that the young mercenary sorceress Marissa “Riss” Cobalt shares in this second Adventures in Sorcery book. Riss reveals how she ended up as a mercenary and chronicles some of the many adventures, ranging from fun to serious, that she’s had prior to the events of Kismet and Tell.

See the great reviews for this book on Goodreads.

You can join Riss in her many misadventures by clicking here to get it on Amazon. If you need a fun YA Fantasy for someone on your Christmas list, this would make a great gift they’re sure to enjoy.

The special $0.99 price will only last through Cyber Monday (11/29/21) so be sure to get it while you can!


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20 Fun and Inspiring Character Writing Ideas – by Melissa Donovan…

Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog

on Writing Forward:

Creating a realistic character is one of the most difficult challenges in writing a piece of fiction. We’ve all read stories in which the characters were dull or hollow; they come across like clones of the same characters we’ve met in dozens of stories before.

Readers want characters who are as unique and complex as real people.

Are we, as writers, obligated to deliver such characters?

Not necessarily. Plenty of stories are plot-driven or centered around theme rather than character. But the stories that resonate most feature vivid, dynamic characters. Readers and writers often sing the praises of character-driven fiction. So the single best way to intrigue readers is to give them characters they can’t forget.

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