That koala up there is me. It's been a busy week. King of Diamonds: A Tale of El'Anret (The Tale of El'Anret Book 3) and Diamond Marked: The Tale of El'Anret released. Multiple author interviews, events and a release party. A Goodreads giveaway set up. All good things! I am le tired. Here are two... Continue Reading →
DIAMOND MARKED is finally here. Celebrate with me tomorrow at 11AM CT, on my Facebook Author page! Here's the event page link! I'll be reposting the event stuff onto my page as well, so no one misses out. ❤ I hope you'll join me for memes, music, and shenanigans!
Ahhh. The trapper-keeper. Yep, I still have one, and it's actually my main writing notebook and scraps holder! Pssssssh junior high is forevs, people. Mine's not Lisa Frank, but maybe it should be. As I create worlds and ideas flow to me, I like to write them all down (like most author creatures, obviously... I... Continue Reading →
Mystical Lands. Epic Adventure. Enchanting Characters. FIRE & FANTASY will have your imagination soaring as you charge headfirst into this enchanting collection of 20+ brand new and existing fantasy reads packed with daring quests, bewitching legends, and dark magic! Embark on sweeping adventures alongside fiery dragons, mystical mermaids, enchanted faeries, warring witches, demons, elves, and... Continue Reading →
I am a person of Planned dates And confirmed appointments "It'll happen when it happens" Does not compute. "Go with the flow" Only works When the flow is predetermined Which I'm pretty sure Isn't how that works.
And a Book Spotlight for Diamond Marked! ❤ Thank you kindly, Library of Erana!
Title: Diamond Marked: The Tale of El’Anret
Author: Melody Klink
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Main character description (short). This book cycles around a mortal named Hazel Leigh Mac Tíre, a Faerie prince named Gideon, and their son, Jack. Leigh is marked to be the Queen of the Faerie world, in which she must usurp a renegade queen– who happens to be Gideon’s sister. Their son, Jack, deals with the fallout and uprising that follows.
Synopsis: Inside a mortal girl lies the heart of the Queen of Diamonds, true ruler over El’Anret, the world of Faerie.
Inside a Half-Human, Half-Fae boy lives the soul of a Stag King, mysterious and powerful creature of legend, capable of transforming worlds… or destroying them.
And neither of them belong.
In a world of myths and monsters, it will take them both to usurp a renegade queen— one who stole the crown and made the…
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A Swift Six author interview over at the Library of Erana! Thank you for having me on!
Name: Melody Klink
What attracts you to the genre in which you write? Young Adult has a magic about it that always brings me back; the stories and characters aren’t desperately childish and naïve, yet they haven’t been hardened by years and a world of experience. Outlandish things are still possible, and magic still lurks in the small things.
What piece of writing advice do you wish you’d known when you started your writing adventures? Don’t try to make every word perfect in the first go! First draft like crazy, then go back and shine it up. And then do it again. And probably a third time… but any which way, don’t expect perfection in the first go ’round.
If you could have dinner with any famous person or character who would you choose? Wow, this is a tough one! Hmm. I think I’d have dinner with Carl Sagan; he…
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Over the next few days, you may encounter some broken links in the WORKS section- I'm working on moving away from some individual presses & Smashwords, to redistributing with Draft2Digital. Quite a few reasons went into making the decision: 1) A lot of those extra distributors that Smashwords has? Sometimes, they never get the book.... Continue Reading →
Today's post is going a little off the beaten path: it's not about writing! Instead, it's about being a person, and the identity we attach to various aspects of ourselves. You might be thinking, "Whoaaaa there," in your best McCree voice, "where did this come from?" Lemme explain. Since I was fourteen years old, I... Continue Reading →