Elden Forest Print Editions!

Elden Forest series by R.S. Mollison-Read

Hello, friends! I am so excited to announce that the Elden Forest Series is now available in print!

Although I published the first novel, Magician’s Mayhem, in 2012, for a variety of reasons I elected not to release print editions. But now, after some changes Amazon has made to their CreateSpace Print on Demand program, and after purchasing a formatting program from Vellum (my newest obsession, which I will discuss in a future post), I am thrilled to announce that print editions are here!

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Friday Favourites – Non-Human Characters

FF Non Human

In this edition of Friday Favourites, I will be discussing my favourite non-human characters. Since good, relatable characters are such an important part of story, I really enjoy the addition of characters that are not human – the exploration of non-human characters, whether magical or otherwise is always intriguing. Here are my favourite non-human characters:

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Friday Favourites – Middle-Grade Novels:

Middle Grade

Continuing with my Friday Favourites series, today I’ll be discussing Middle-Grade novels I love. Middle-Grade is an interesting classification because it has several definitions, but most people will agree that it books in this category are meant for younger readers who are old enough for chapter books, but perhaps too young for longer novels. Generally, though not always, the characters in the novels are pre-teen age, and many of the themes in these books are lighter (although I have to say that Harry Potter breaks many of these conventions!) Whatever the criteria for being considered Middle Grade, these books can still be appealing to adults. Here are three of my favourite:

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Friday Favourites: Cover Art

 

Friday Favourites - Cover ArtWe’ve all heard the adage to ‘never judge a book by it’s cover’, but these days, cover art is such an important aspect of producing a written work, that it’s impossible not to judge books by their cover art. And there are some SERIOUSLY beautiful covers out there. This edition of Friday Favourites will discuss my most recent favourites, and it was quite difficult to limit myself to only five choices:

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