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  • Riverdale Recap and Review – Season 1 – Episode 4

    Let me start by explaining the relationship I have with Archie comics. I lived in the UK until I was 17. Archie comics didn’t exist over there. But I visited Canada with my family several times between ages 8 and 13 and was spellbound by these thick comic books being sold at the end of […] The post Riverdale Recap and Review – Season 1 – Episode 4 appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Interview with Read With Me founder Christine Brenner

    Welcome to the Curiosity Quills blog, Christine, and congratulations on Read With Me! Downtown Raleigh is lucky to be getting a place like that. Can you tell us a little about Read With Me and how it will serve your community? Read With Me is a children’s book & art shop located in downtown Raleigh. […] The post Interview with Read With Me founder Christine Brenner appeared first on Curiosity Quil...

  • What My OTPs Taught Me To Look For In Relationships

    As any self respecting fan girl would, I have multiple OTPs (or One True Parings). I see it as ‘an OTP per show/book/film/etc’ rather than a hard and fast rule that only one coupling can be the ultimate romance. Regardless of the amount of OTPs I’ve collected through the seasons and trilogies, there’s some things […] The post What My OTPs Taught Me To Look For In Relationships appeared first on Cu...

  • Four Amazing Families in Fantasy and Science Fiction.

    If you read my last post, you might have picked up a subtle hint or two that the big relationships in my life, right now, are family relationships. This isn’t to scant my relationship with my wife, or my friendships, but kids from 0-5 have many needs and few means with which to meet them […] The post Four Amazing Families in Fantasy and Science Fiction. appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • My Top Ten OTPs

    So, with February come Valentine’s Day and although I am not the biggest fan of this day, it does make me think about my OTPs. I have come up with a top 10 and trust me this was not easy to compile as I have so many OTPs. I have picked ships from TV, movies […] The post My Top Ten OTPs appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Matchmaking That Matters

    I’ve got to be honest: romance doesn’t come easy for me. Nothing makes me squirm more than writing an intimate scene between two characters. I found this out the hard way when I took my first stab at writing a book way back in high school (by hand, of course, in one of those little […] The post Matchmaking That Matters appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

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  • Nine Great Relationships in Fantasy and Why They Work

    Great fantasy relationships—oh, how I swoon over them. I thought I’d start with Adam and Eve. They were nuts about each other. Except… Yeah, not a HEA. So I turned to Odysseus and Penelope. Talk about an alpha male and a smart woman. They worked for me, and the Greek myths are chock-full of romantic […] The post Nine Great Relationships in Fantasy and Why They Work appeared first on Curiosity Quil...

  • Seven Great Relationships in YA

    Love is in the air. With February being the month for Valentine’s Day. If you really think about Valentine’s Day young adult books are perfect for this holiday. Whether you’re reading fiction, science fiction or fantasy in young adult books; one thing that is common is romance. It’s not YA without romance. It’s something about […] The post Seven Great Relationships in YA appeared first on Curiosit...

  • Seven Swoonworthy Book Romances

    It’s Valentine’s Day, an occasion for those who are in love with being in love. Let us pause a moment and eat a dark chocolate truffle in tribute. If you’re looking for inspiration this Valentine’s Day, all you have to do is crack open a book. Check out this list of some of the most […] The post Seven Swoonworthy Book Romances appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Dysfunctional Relationships in Fantasy: Love Triangles and Codependency Pushing the Hero Forward

    I love a good romance in a book. Star-crossed lovers, the girl next door, the unexpected crush, I love them all. But there are some times you read a book and just want to shake the characters. Scream at them in an older and wiser, holier-than-thou voice, “What are you thinking?! Do you have any […] The post Dysfunctional Relationships in Fantasy: Love Triangles and Codependency Pushing the Hero Fo...

  • 7 (But Sort-of 10) relationships in fantasy and why they work for me

    As I sat to write about the 7 relationships is in the Fantasy Book genre and why they work for me, I discovered most weren’t necessarily “romantic”. For me, my favorite relationships to read about are ones that don’t evolve too quickly but develop over the course of complicated context, survive the trials of their […] The post 7 (But Sort-of 10) relationships in fantasy and why they work for me ap...

  • Resident Evil Is Scary Again

    Resident Evil 7 brings horror back to the franchise, according to Jason Purdy. The post Resident Evil Is Scary Again appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Relationship Wars: Unique Couples

    You’ve just finished a book. You think: wow, that rivals my favorite “book of all time.” You can fill “book of all time” with any of your favorite relationships, story troupes or genres, but you get the idea, these are your favorites! It’s understandable when this happens, there are writers giving us incredible stories all […] The post Relationship Wars: Unique Couples appeared first on Curiosity ...

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  • Interview: Marisa Siegel and Lyz Lenz of The Rumpus

    Some of you might have heard that The Rumpus has a new Editor-in-Chief and owner, Marisa Siegel. Curiosity Quills Press were recently lucky enough to get an interview with Marisa, and The Rumpus Managing Editor Lyz Lenz. Thank you ladies for joining us on the CQP blog, and agreeing to answer some of our questions! […] The post Interview: Marisa Siegel and Lyz Lenz of The Rumpus appeared first on C...

  • A Side-Dish Serving of Romance

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and I have to admit…I’ve never been a huge fan of straight-up romance novels or movies.  On the other hand, my husband enjoys watching the occasional “Rom-Com.”  When he asks me to join him, my typically response is, “are there aliens in the movie too?”  Now if you want to […] The post A Side-Dish Serving of Romance appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

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  • The Curiosity Quills Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

    Don’t get in trouble this year! Curiosity Quills presents your Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, featuring themed gift packages around the following excellent books: Rasputin’s Supernatural Dating Service, Emma and the Silk Thieves, and The Actuator 3: Chaos Chronicles. And all of the gifts are under $50! Rasputin’s Supernatural Dating Service When the dates don’t work […] The post The Curiosity Quills ...

  • The Marriage of True Minds

    Shakespeare’s Sonnet #116 is one of my favorites. Who can forget Kate Winslet reciting it in the rain, her broken heart ravaging her face in Sense and Sensibility? She thought she and Willoughby had something eternal, but he broke her heart over mere money. In particular I love this line: “Love is not love/ Which […] The post The Marriage of True Minds appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • What Am I Doing To Level Up?

      Hello QQ World… Once upon a time, I was a shy kid, I felt out of place in England after spending my first few years of life in Zambia, and this made me change and I went from being an imaginative child to one that tried to hide, and hide I did until I […] The post What Am I Doing To Level Up? appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • 2017 Writing Resolutions

    New Years’ resolutions. Turning a new leaf. A clean slate. A new start. A new me. And all the other cliché phrases you can tag onto that. And poor 2017 has a lot resting on her shoulders. Everyone has high hopes and expectations for 2017 seeing as though 2016 is still weeping in the corner, […] The post 2017 Writing Resolutions appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Pit People Early Access Preview

    Jason Purdy got an early access to Pit People, and here's a preview. The post Pit People Early Access Preview appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • You Can’t Fight Goblins Forever

    If you’ve ever played a fantasy themed video game or roleplaying game, you’re probably intimately familiar with goblins. They’re the annoying little bastards ambushing you in dark corridors, poking you with sharpened sticks, or trying to overwhelm you with sheer numbers during the first combat encounter of your first adventure. They don’t look like much, […] The post You Can’t Fight Goblins Foreve...

  • MY TOP BOOKS OF 2016

    In This Life by Christine Brae offers not just love but also a huge fraction of pain, loneliness and fear. It will envelops you wholly with its compelling and heavy strikes of words. With Christine Brae’s new embrace to literacy, for fans of her, In This Life feels like an amazing improvement compare to her […] The post MY TOP BOOKS OF 2016 appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • 5 Life Lessons from Video Games

    Video games are seriously addicting. For whatever reason you play, the game world mimics one thing better than real life: success. As we reach each level, our advancements in the game imbues us with the power to keep leveling. We seek this power for our real lives. Every year we set goals to reach, but […] The post 5 Life Lessons from Video Games appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Level 10 Life

    I approach everything in one of two ways – obsessively or not at all. Writing, fitness, gaming… If I’m not all in, I’m not doing it at all. Contradictory to my all in attitude, I’m beginning to realize there’s a need for balance too. Enter the level 10 life concept. I first discovered the level […] The post Level 10 Life appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • XP Points or Death: Maturing Your YA Character.

    I am admittedly new to the world of XP points. I didn’t even play Dungeons and Dragons for the first time until a few months ago when my friends, like so many others, decided we needed to learn how to play after watching Stranger Things. D&D is fun; you get to hang out with your […] The post XP Points or Death: Maturing Your YA Character. appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

Curiosity Quills Press

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  • YA SciFi & Fantasy Double Sale

    Richard Roberts’ bestselling YA superhero novel PLEASE DON’T TELL MY PARENTS I’M A SUPERVILLAIN is 99 CENTS and Eliza Tilton’s YA epic fantasy BROKEN FOREST is FREE; September 14 -15! PLEASE DON’T TELL MY PARENTS I’M A SUPERVILLAIN: 99 Cents; Sept 14-15! Penelope Akk wants to be a superhero. She’s got superhero parents. She’s got […] The post YA SciFi & Fantasy Double Sale appeared first on Curios...

  • The Atlas Link Series: Book One Free & Book Two Out Now

    Today is the release of LANDLOCKED, book two in the Atlas link Series by Jessica Gunn; the science-fiction romance series that started with GYRE, in February. To celebrate Landlocked’s release, book one Gyre is on sale for FREE; September 12 – 13! About Gyre; Free September 12 – 13! Chelsea didn’t try to teleport. All […] The post The Atlas Link Series: Book One Free & Book Two Out Now appeared fi...

  • Far Cry Primal – Caveman 101

    Far Cry Primal - Caveman 101 The post Far Cry Primal – Caveman 101 appeared first on Curiosity Quills Press.

  • Meet Author Susan Koefod

    Meet Susan Koefod, author of YA fantasy NAMING THE STARS September 17 at Subtext books, 6 West Fifth Street, St. Paul Minnesota 55102 | Event Page 24 September at Chapter2Books, 226 Locust Street, Hudson, Wisconsin 54016 | Event Page About Naming the Stars 16-year-old Mary-Louise comes home from swimming lessons one day to find she […] The post Meet Author Susan Koefod appeared first on Curiosity ...

Curiosity Quills Press

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Curiosity Quills Press

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

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