A Halloween Gift

What is your favorite time of the year? Mine is October, but October, in southern Africa—where I grew up—was not like it is here in the northern hemisphere. Firstly, it heralded the beginning of our summer, otherwise known as the rainy season. The welcoming downpours transformed the parched plains into a lush carpet of green,…

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New Covers for The Ialana Series

I am excited to introduce a new look for the Ialana Series, Books one through three. The covers each feature a different character from the series, and I would like my readers to decide for themselves which character is best represented by the cover. It is possible the male above may be a composite of…

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Interview with Katlynn Brooke: Epic Fantasy

I was recently interviewed by manybooks.net I spent two wonderful years living in India during the 1980’s. The interview did not allow me to go too deeply into my time here, but I can do that now on my blog. I remember that day well: the unforgettable smell of camel comes to mind, and how…

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Ebook Reader or Print?

As a reader, what would you prefer in your hand? An ebook reader, or a print copy of your favorite book? Whatever you prefer, there are pros and cons for both. Some things to consider, though, about each: Pros for Print • It just feels good to have a solid book in my hands, with…

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How To Get My Books Free

My novellas will always be offered free so that you, as a new reader, may have the opportunity to become more familiar with The Ialana Series. It is often difficult to decide if a new book, author, or series is worth one’s time and money. I understand that, because I am a reader too, so…

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About: The Continent of Ialana

(The Ialana Series) Ialana is a continent inspired by the legendary Atlantis, located somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean of today. Ialana is a land of my imagination, but in some ways, it may also resemble the lost continent. Many of the legends of Atlantis indicate that the continent was in the shape…

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The Inspiration Behind My Books

I am often asked what inspires me as a fantasy author. I am equally inspired by reading great books, and having more amazing and magical life experiences than I probably deserve. So what would I consider a great book? Well, there are many, but if I had to judge by the number of times I…

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