Showing posts from December, 2017

Book Trailer for The Gold-Son!

Happy New Year to you!   It's been an exciting year with the book's release, signings, and interviews! I'm pleased that so many readers have enjoyed Tommin and Eve's story, and I look forward to creating more stories for you in 2018!  I'm also thrilled that the audiobook was chosen by Audiofile Magazine as one of the year's best for teens!  See their review here:  The Gold-Son, narrated by Gerard Doyle Wishing you every good thing in the new year and beyond! Thanks for reading! ~Carrie   

The 12 Fantasy Fiction Foods of Christmas (and the Rest of the Year)

12 Novel Treats I'd Like to Eat One of the things I enjoy in a good book is learning what the characters love (or hate) to eat. Who wouldn't want to feast with Hobbits or sample Willy Wonka's peculiar sweets? As a writer, I love feeding my characters interesting dishes--some real (such as the hot grape pudding in The Mermaid's Sister) and some imaginary (like the horrid, squishy, gray, mushroom bread toast served by the leprechauns in The Gold-Son). Just for fun, here's a list of 12 foods (and drinks) from books that I'd like to sample (in no particular order). From the Grimm Brothers' Hansel and Gretel: the little house "built of bread and covered with cakes," with "windows...of clear sugar." Note: check for lurking witch before sampling. From The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien: Elvish lembas or way bread, "more strengthening than any food made by M en," and "better than...honey-cakes." F