The Summer 2013 Thieves’ Quarry Blog Tour rolls on with two more posts today. One is a different sort of post from most of the others I’ve done: It’s an interview with Ethan Kaille, the lead character in my Thieftaker series. Thanks to some excellent questions from Dominick Swennen, who is hosting me at his Fantastical Imaginations site, we had a lot of fun with the Q&A. You can find it here.

Today’s second post can be found at the blog site of my good friend and Magical Words colleague, Mindy Klasky. The post is about the magic system I developed for the Thieftaker books, and about the guidelines I usually follow when creating magic for my books. Here is the link.

I hope you enjoy both posts.

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The Summer 2013 Thieves’ Quarry Blog Tour moves into high gear today with three posts going up at various sites. The first, which can be found at http://www.sfnovelists.com, tells about the evolution of the Thieftaker books from alternate world fantasies to historical fantasies. The post is called “The Book I Didn’t Write.”

My second appearance of the day is an interview I did with my wonderful friend C.E. Murphy. The Q&A is up at her blog and it includes a book giveaway!

Finally, I also have a post up at the Sideshow Freaks Blogspot, the blog of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show. The post is about the different levels at which a book works, for both author and reader. Follow this link. I hope you enjoy all of the posts.

Today the Summer 2013 Thieves’ Quarry Blog Tour resumes with a post on writing exercises. The post can be found at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of writing fantasy that I maintain, under the name David B. Coe, with fellow authors Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, Mindy Klasky, John Hartness, Kalayna Price, and James Tuck, among others. The post kicks off a week of posts at various sites across the net; in fact, it begins a pretty solid month of posting. For more on my schedule of upcoming virtual appearances, please visit this page at the D.B. Jackson website. Today’s entry is called “Writing Exercises: Word Choice and Voice” I hope you enjoy this post and the entire THIEVES’ QUARRY Blog Tour.

Today’s post can be found at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of writing fantasy that I maintain with fellow authors Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, Mindy Klasky, John Hartness, Kalayna Price, and James Tuck, among others. The post is called “Special Guest: Will McIntosh, On Choosing a Title for Your Novel” It is written by my friend, Hugo Award-winning author Will McIntosh, who has a new book out tomorrow. I hope you enjoy it.

The Summer 2013 THIEVES’ QUARRY Blog Tour continues today with part II of my post on “Blending History and Fantasy.” Writing as D. B. Jackson, I began the post yesterday and in this new installment build on the discussion with an excerpt from THIEVES’ QUARRY.  You can find the post at the blog of Brandy Schillace. (Part I posted yesterday; you can find a link to that first installment at the site for part II.)

Enjoy!

The Summer 2013 THIEVES’ QUARRY Blog Tour, continues today with a post, written as D.B. Jackson, on blending history and fiction at The Fiction Reboot, Brandy Schillace’s blog on all things writing!  The post, which is called “‘Warp and Weft’: Blending History and Fantasy,” will be posted in two parts; part two will go up on the site tomorrow.  To see today’s installment, go here.  Enjoy!

Today I kick off the Summer 2013 Thieves’ Quarry Blog Tour with a post and a Thieftaker t-shirt giveaway. The post can be found at http://magicalwords.net, the group blog on the business and craft of writing fantasy that I maintain with fellow authors Faith Hunter, Misty Massey, Mindy Klasky, John Hartness, Kalayna Price, and James Tuck, among others. In addition to the t-shirt giveaway, the post also offers a small post-mortem on ConCarolinas, and a discussion of the writing of sequels. It’s called “Potpourri: ConCarolinas Recap, Launching the Blog Tour With a Giveaway, and a Bit About Sequels” So come by and help me kick off this year’s virtual tour. Maybe you’ll win a t-shirt. I hope you enjoy the post.