Our Gorgeous Lani Forbes is a Finalist!!

Yes, we’re all a little excited over here at Quills & Inkblotts. Our very own Lani Forbes has been announced as a finalist in the Rosemary Contest from the Young Adult Romance Writers of America for her YA speculative novel, The Seventh Sun. This prestigious contest draws in hundreds (thousands?!?) of entries every year and […]

My 5 Most Favourite Movies in the World (that also happen to pass the Bechdel test)

We’re talking movies and music on Quills & Inkblotts this month. What’s our favourite? What do we like? I’m not a huge music person–I’ve got a writing playlist, and that’s about it–but I LOVE movies. I’m very visual and recall scenes and characters’ faces and costumes long after the dialogue has faded from my memory. Unless the subtitles […]

What Do You Think of Our Bright New Blog?

*If you were sent here by clicking a link to our old site, welcome to our new blog at WordPress. We’re glad you’re here!  We found ourselves a new home!!! Commence with the happy dance, high-fives, and celebratory sparkling cider! Yup, there are changes afoot at Quills & Inkblotts. We’ve got two new amazing contributors, Nicki Bishop and Lani Forbes (you’ll […]

3 Not So Surprising Things I Learned About Writers

I recently returned from four fabulous days in Nashville where I was able to attend the American Christian Fiction Writers’ conference, and, wow, what an adventure! I’ve mulled over all the information I received; all the publishers, agents, and authors I met; and all the experiences I had. I can honestly say it was one […]

A man and a woman holding hands are in love in this post about relationships in literature by Jebraun Clifford

Who Are the Most Romantic Couples in Literature? Part One

Literature is full of memorable couples and their successful (or not-so-successful) pursuit of one another.  Romeo & Juliet. Anne & Gilbert. Jane Eyre & Mr. Rochester. And many, many more. Who hasn’t sighed with satisfaction when Almanzo Wilder finally slipped a ring over Laura Ingalls’s finger after years of Sunday drives—not to mention that dastardly […]

COVER REVEAL for ‘Ending Fear’

Yes! It’s happening! It’s really happening! (proceed with happy dance, throwing confetti, kissing babies, and generally having a great big party!) The day has arrived when we can finally share the cover of Deanna Fugett’s Ending Fear. Her YA dystopian is getting published soon so you have to forgive us if we’re a little crazy around […]