Authors in Focus Episode 7: Interview with Allan Batchelder by JMD Reid

Hi! Welcome to this episode of Authors in Focus Podcast. I’m James Reid, a fantasy author publishing as JMD Reid. This podcast is all about getting to know writers, their books, and what makes them tick.

We all have a storyteller inside of us. Join me as we find out what the rising stars and established voices in publishing have to say about their craft and inspiration.

I am excited to say that my second fantasy series, Secret of the Jewels, is being published. Diamond StainedRuby Ruins, and Obsidian Mind are out on Amazon and free in Kindle Unlimited.

Today, I’m interviewing Allan Batchelder. He is the bestselling author of the dark fantasy Immortal Treachery series.

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Genre Blending Fantasy Writer Christopher Keene on the Podcast

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This is the Books and Authors Fantasy Podcast Episode 111 with Christopher Keene.

Good day and welcome to this episode of the Books and Authors Fantasy Podcast. I’m your host, podcaster and author of Fun Fantasy Reads, Jamie Davis. This podcast is exactly what the title says it is, a show focused on everything in fantasy books.

From Epic Fantasy, to Urban Fantasy, to Sword and Sorcery, and everything in between, expect to find the best and brightest authors from all the various corners of the fantasy book world. Plus we’ll add in a few other very special guests as well along the way.

Starting things off this week, I’m finishing up the final edits for Huntress Adept as I get ready to hand that book over to my editor and proofreaders. That all will happen by the end of the month. Huntress Adept is the fifth book in the Huntress Clan Saga. I hope to have that out for release on July 8th. Fingers crossed for that. I’m also prepping for getting into Book 6 in that series. I’ll start writing that as soon as I’m finished with getting book 5 to the editor.

If you haven’t picked up the first four books in the series, now’s the time to do that. Check out the entire series over on Amazon starting with Huntress Initiate, the first book in the Huntress Clan Saga.

You can check out more information on what I’m up to, including sneak peeks of upcoming covers, special giveaways, and more, by visiting my fan group on Facebook, Jamie’s Fun Fantasy Readers and over at my website and blog, JamieDavisBooks.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Joining us this week on the show is Author Christopher Keene. Christopher is the New Zealand author of the Dream State Saga, a five-book sci-fi series that’s part of the exploding LitRPG (Literary Role Playing Game) genre. He is also the author of The Midnight Queen, the conclusion to the Super Dungeon Series, and various other fantasy books inspired by ideas and media covered on his blog (fantasyandanime.wordpress.com).

We talk about his latest book, War of Kings and Monsters. Check out the interview next.

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Ancient Cultures Influence Mark Johnson’s Fantasy Stories on the Books and Authors Podcast

Mark Johnson Author Photo

This is the Books and Authors Fantasy Podcast Episode 111 with Mark Johnson.

Good day and welcome to this episode of the Books and Authors Fantasy Podcast. I’m your host, podcaster and author of Fun Fantasy Reads, Jamie Davis. This podcast is exactly what the title says it is, a show focused on everything in fantasy books.

From Epic Fantasy, to Urban Fantasy, to Sword and Sorcery, and everything in between, expect to find the best and brightest authors from all the various corners of the fantasy book world. Plus we’ll add in a few other very special guests as well along the way.

Starting things off this week, my latest writing update has me working on the final edits for Huntress Adept as I prep the manuscript for handing over to my editor and proofreaders. That all will happen by the end of the month. Huntress Adept is the fifth book in the Huntress Clan Saga. I hope to have that out for release by the end of June. Fingers crossed for that.

If you haven’t picked up the first four books in the series, now’s the time to do that. Check out the entire series over on Amazon starting with Huntress Initiate, the first book in the Huntress Clan Saga.

You can check out more information on what I’m up to, including sneak peeks of upcoming covers, special giveaways, and more, by visiting my fan group on Facebook, Jamie’s Fun Fantasy Readers and over at my website and blog, JamieDavisBooks.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Joining us this week on the show is Author Mark Johnson. Hailing from New Zealand, Mark first book just launched this month. Educated in the U.S., Mark has been a high school teacher, has a masters degree in creative writing and another in town planning.

Mark says he’s interested in old things like religions, ancient cultures, and places. He especially likes to examine how the past influences everyday lives today. Check out my interview with Mark as we talk about his new book, The Renegade Within, book 1 of the FireWall series.

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Authors in Focus Episode 6: Interview with Maxina Storibrook by JMD Reid

Hi! Welcome to this episode of Authors in Focus Podcast. I’m James Reid, a fantasy author publishing as JMD Reid. This podcast is all about getting to know writers, their books, and what makes them tick.

We all have a storyteller inside of us. Join me as we find out what the rising stars and established voices in publishing have to say about their craft and inspiration.

I am excited to say that my second fantasy series, Secret of the Jewels, is being published. Diamond Stained and Ruby Ruins are out on Amazon and free in Kindle Unlimited. This week, Obsidian Mind, Book Three, has gone live

Today, I’m interviewing Maxina Storibrook. She’s the author of the fantasy/sci-fi series the Danarko Saga and founding her own small press publishing company, Silver Grove Publications!

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Authors in Focus Episode 5: Interview with CT Phipps by JMD Reid

Hi! Welcome to this episode of Authors in Focus Podcast. I’m James Reid, a fantasy author publishing as JMD Reid. This podcast is all about getting to know writers, their books, and what makes them tick.

We all have a storyteller inside of us. Join me as we find out what the rising stars and established voices in publishing have to say about their craft and inspiration.

I am excited to say that my second fantasy series, Secret of the Jewels, is being published. Diamond Stained and Ruby Ruins are out on Amazon and free in Kindle Unlimited. And today, Obsidian Mind, Book Three, has just gone live

Today, I’m interviewing CT Phipps. He is the bestselling author of snarky urban fantasy and campy supervillainry!

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Writing Page Turning Urban Fantasy with E.G. Bateman on the Podcast

Author E.G. Bateman

This is the Books and Authors Fantasy Podcast Episode 110 with E.G. Bateman.

Good day and welcome to this episode of the Books and Authors Fantasy Podcast. I’m your host, podcaster and author of Fun Fantasy Reads, Jamie Davis. This podcast is exactly what the title says it is, a show focused on everything in fantasy books.

From Epic Fantasy, to Urban Fantasy, to Sword and Sorcery, and everything in between, expect to find the best and brightest authors from all the various corners of the fantasy book world. Plus we’ll add in a few other very special guests as well along the way.

To kick off this week’s episode, let me tell you what I’ve been up to. I’m still working on Huntress Adept, book 5 of my Huntress Clan Saga. Quinn, the main character, is in some deep trouble with wild magic in this story and it’s allowing me to explore some quirky additions to my story world.

If you haven’t picked up the first four books in the series, now’s the time to do that. Check out the entire series over on Amazon starting with Huntress Initiate, the first book in the Huntress Clan Saga.

You can check out more information on what I’m up to, including sneak peeks of upcoming covers, special giveaways, and more, by visiting my fan group on Facebook, Jamie’s Fun Fantasy Readers and over at my website and blog, JamieDavisBooks.com. I look forward to hearing from you.

Okay, time to delve into this week’s featured author. I’m so excited to have my good friend, E.G. Bateman on the show today. Elaine began writing her first book, Fade, in 2014. She put it aside several times before finishing it in 2017. Books two and three of the Faders series followed in 2018 and 2019 with more to come in the future.

She most recently teamed up with prolific story-teller Michael Anderle on the the brand new project Legacy of the Shadow’s Blood book 1. It is a ripping tale of Urban Fantasy that I think you won’t be able to put down.

Elaine lives in England with her husband, son and dogs. She likes the idea of going to the gym but prefers eating chocolate and binge-watching TV shows. Here’s my chat with Elaine a.k.a. E.G. Bateman.

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COVER REVEAL: The Calling by Maxina Storibrook

Earth is decimated.

The remaining humans number in the thousands.

The Elite watch over all.

Emi works as a librarian in the Soltara Temple under the direct care of the Elites, giant beings who had descended from the sky and saved their world from complete annihilation. She had been assigned this job during her coming-of-age ceremony, and now it is time to see if it is hers for good in the Calling, a ceremony that the Elite perform to determine if someone’s current job is right for them.

Crom, a childhood friend who has grown distant since they had started working, tries to convince Emi not to go to her Calling. Ignoring him, she attends only to discover the truth behind their decimated world. Now, they must work together to survive.

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/MaxinaStoribrook/

Website: www.maxinastoribrook.com

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COVER REVEAL: Dark Magi by Joanna White

King Vaxon is sadistic and cruel. After taking the crown of Castre for himself, he’s finally squelched the rebellion of Magi who fought against him. The remaining ones will be thrown in an arena to fight to the death.

Vaxon knows it’s unlikely they will fight each other at first. For this reason, he’s sending his own son, Kyren, into the arena with them. As a powerful Dark Mage, Kyren’s job is to kill the Magi. If he doesn’t, then his own father will kill his wife and children.

Kyren will do whatever it takes to keep his family alive. Even if that means he must die after slaughtering his own comrades. Is it possible to rebel in a fight you’ve already lost and still keep your families alive?

Fans who love fast-paced action combined with fantasy and magic will love and enjoy this 40,000 word, action-packed, character-driven story.

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/joannawhiteauthor/

Website:
https://joannawhite316.wordpress.com/author/jonaner1321/

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COVER REVEAL: Dragonsgate: Devils by James Maxey

Dungeons! Dragons! Dinosaurs!

Graxen and Nadala are sky-dragons exiled beyond the Cursed Mountains. With Nadala too pregnant to fly, they seek refuge in a remote valley, discovering too late that it’s overrun with primordial predators even bigger and toothier than dragons. Things get even worse when they cross paths with Bitterwood, the legendary dragon slayer, who’s come to the valley on a quest for lost relics. Men hunt dragons, dragons battle men, and dinosaurs attack everything that moves in this epic adventure from acclaimed storyteller James Maxey!

Dragonsgate: Devils, include both the new novel and three bonus novellas from the Dragonsgate: Preludes & Omens collection.

Website: http://www.jamesmaxey.net/

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Authors in Focus Episode 4: Interview with Robert Cano by JMD Reid

Hi! Welcome to this episode of Authors in Focus Podcast. I’m James Reid, a fantasy author publishing as JMD Reid. This podcast is all about getting to know writers, their books, and what makes them tick.

We all have a storyteller inside of us. Join me as we find out what the rising stars and established voices in publishing have to say about their craft and inspiration.

I am excited to say that my second fantasy series, Secret of the Jewels, is being published. Diamond Stained and Ruby Ruins are out on Amazon and free in Kindle Unlimited. Obsidian Mind, Book Three, will be out on 5/19.

Today, I’m interviewing Robert Cano. He is the fantasy author of the Suffering and The Dark Archer!

The Dark Archer:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/1950722309

Robert’s Reader Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/620898828753102

Robert’s Twitter and Instagram: @shadowyembrace

Robert’s blog: shadowyembrace.com

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