Book Review: Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner

My review today is for: Dragon Hunters: The Chronicle of the Exile, Book Two by Marc Turner A copy of this book was provided to me in exchange for an honest review. My opinions are my own. I absolutely loved the first book in this series When the Heavens Fall, I instantly fell in love with the …

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Book Haul: Red Tide by Marc Turner

The wonderful people over at Tor were awesome enough to send me this review copy! This series is at the top of my TBR stack! I have heard so many amazing things about this book and series! The author is very cool also, Hope I can get Marc on the blog again soon! Thanks Tor! I …

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Book Haul: Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner

The wonderful people over at Tor were awesome enough to send me this review copy! Thanks Tor! I can’t wait to read and review! Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner is OUT NOW! So go get a copy!         Dragon Hunters: The Chronicle of the Exile, Book Two  by Marc Turner When the Heavens Fall: The Chronicles …

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GUEST POST: Strapped to the Couch, by Marc Turner

Great guest post by Marc Turner over on Brian Staveley’s blog!

Brian Staveley

Characters are the building blocks of any good book. The events of a story, no matter how dramatic, won’t touch us in a major way unless we care about the characters, and the feelings for those people will hang around long after the clever plot twists fade from memory. How do you make your characters rounded and interesting, though? The first step is to get to know them as intimately as possible.

Before I start writing a book, I create detailed notes on each character. That includes their physical attributes, but more importantly it also covers their sociological and psychological traits. Where did character X grow up, and what is his social class? What was character Y’s relationship with her parents like? The first step towards understanding a character’s motivations is to understand their upbringing and development.

There are also a few special elements I look for in creating a…

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Guest blog: Multi-threaded Epic Fantasy: Weaving the Tapestry by Marc Turner author of When the Heavens Fall.

When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner -------------- As part of my Guest blog series for authors and fellow bloggers I am proud to present another guest blog spot. Marc Turner author of When the Heavens Fall has been kind enough to write a guest blog post for us today. I would like to thank Marc Turner for this opportunity to host …

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