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Kaitlin Bevis
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Author of the Young Adult Novel, Persephone
Author of the Young Adult Novel, Persephone

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Last week we talked about the biggest percentage of the crime genre. Murder mysteries. This week I’d like to go over some of the other types of crime genre you might see, as broken down by The Story Grid by Shawn Coyne. Organized Crime- This is crime from…

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The Horae (the correct moment) were goddesses of the seasons, time, and the ordering of heaven. They were also guardians of the gates of Olympus and servants of Hera. Farmers really appreciated/worshipped the Horae. They may have been daughters of Zeus…

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I’ve had many readers ask about my choice of ending scene for Daughter of Earth and Sky. It is most definitely a cliff hanger, and yes, I could have avoided it by ending the book one chapter earlier or later. I promise I didn’t choose not to do that to…

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According to Sean Coyne in The Story Grid, the core value in a story set within a crime genre is justice vs. injustice with the core event being the exposure of a criminal. The inciting incident is generally some unjust occurrence that throws the…

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I yawned and inspected my nails. Divine meetings were boring as hell. Hades stood in the front of the room, his dark clothes sucking in the cheery brightness of Demeter’s home like a black hole. “Who are we missing?” Hades paused, deep in thought, gaze…

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Dads deserve more than a day. Remember to call your dad this weekend and do something special. If you are a dad, take it easy and make wonderful memories (after you call your dad). For those of you missing your father this fathers day, do something happy…

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Action stories tend to have big stakes and often (but not always) include explosions. That the protagonist’s life is on the line is a given. Generally so are the lives of other people and monuments. The mind-hack, as Howard Taylor would say, that you are…

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It’s release day for Venus Rising, and now I can share my super secret news! Persephone is returning as a POV character! She won’t have as many chapters as Aphrodite (it is her story), but you’ll get to see her plenty in the thrilling conclusion of…

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There’s still time to catch up on Aphrodite and Love and War before Venus Rising comes out this Friday! Aphrodite is on sale for .99 cents right now, and Love and War has this nifty new audiobook trailer. Take a listen.   You can also enter to win this…

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In honor of the release of the Snakes and Stones Anthology, I’m focusing on Medusa for this week’s mythology. Check out an excerpt from my version of Medusa below and an in-depth look at the myth. Snakes & Stones A myth that has withstood the sands of…
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