Notes From a Fantasy Romance Writer: What Does It Take For Authors To Get Their Book In Amazon’s Top 100 Bestseller’s List?
By A. Yamina Collins | June 5, 2014
….my fantasy romance novel The Last King has been in and out of Amazon’s Top 100 Bestseller’s list in four categories: fantasy, science-fiction, Women’s Fiction Literature and Christian Women’s Literature.
By A. Yamina Collins | December 15, 2013
Wow. Feeling good. Just finished my first ever radio interview for my upcoming novel “The Last King.” I was praying before the interview and practicing my lines. But I gotta admit, I feared I would bite the bust. The interview lasted 52 minutes and chatting with Ella D. Curry was a breeze. Wish I could link to the interview, and…
By LitNews | February 5, 2013
My debut novel, “Sugar,” was marketed solely to African American readers. This type of marginalization has come to be known among African American writers as “seg-book-gation.”
By Serena Simpson | March 1, 2011
Point of view is one of the most important functioning craft tools of any narrative, and if we, as writers, are to learn to use it well, we must surely study it first. Toni Morrison’s Sula is an example of third person narration at its absolute best. Morrison’s narrative voice in Sula weaves in and out of multiple perspectives (three, in this…