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Review: Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace by Eric Wight

by PirateYarr March 1, 2015
Review: Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace by Eric Wight

by Gangplank Gigi, guest reviewer Title: Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace Author: Eric Wight Format: Kindle ebook Page Count: 96 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: Frankie Pickle has a secret life inside his imagination (this aspect is in a graphic novel format). Frankie draws all over his math test as his imagination […]

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My Top Five Inspirations for Writing My First Zombie Story with Pippa Jay

by PirateYarr February 16, 2015
My Top Five Inspirations for Writing My First Zombie Story with Pippa Jay

Warm Bodies. I can totally and completely blame this for starting me off on zombies. I’ve never been a fan of horror, and if I had to name my top fear in horror it would be zombies. Oh, okay, I admit it – number one would be the Alien. But zombies come a too-close-for-comfort second! […]

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Sunrise by Scott J Abel

by PirateYarr February 6, 2015
Sunrise by Scott J Abel

People often ask what inspired me to write a novel. I’d already been a successful teacher, coach, and college administrator, but I didn’t become a published author until the age of forty (not that there’s anything wrong with that, mind you). But I always answer the question with the same two words: Stephanie. Meyer. Yes, […]

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Philip Hoy, author of The Revenge Artist

by PirateYarr February 2, 2015
Philip Hoy, author of The Revenge Artist

Queens of the Jungle: Re-Appropriating Symbols of Masculinity in YA Literature Symbolically, animals play an important role in The Revenge Artist, and one especially reoccurring animal symbol in the book is that of the lion. The symbol of the lion is introduced early on in the story when Evelyn’s art teacher, Ms. Shipley, gives the […]

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The Vengeful by Chantel Fourie

by PirateYarr February 2, 2015
The Vengeful by Chantel Fourie

Writer’s block and worldly distractions: I’m probably the wrong person to be asked about writer’s block, because I’m one of those lucky people who rarely go through it(Yay me!).My problem, however, is distractions. I get distracted pretty easily. That’s why I had to move all my writing to a Tablet–free from worldly evils. Just the […]

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Excerpt: Awakening (The Elder Chronicles, Book 1) by

by PirateYarr December 26, 2014
Excerpt: Awakening (The Elder Chronicles, Book 1) by

Awakening Blurb: Forget everything you ever thought to be true about our world. Angels are real. And they are fighting for control over the human race. What would you do if you learned everything you knew about the world was wrong? Microbiology student Elena Michaels is about to find out. After a few chance encounters […]

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