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May #InkRipples: 10 YA and MG Novels Inspired by Fairy Tales & Myths

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on May 8, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Fairy tales, Fantasy, Guest, Ink Ripples, Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, Middle Grade, Writing, Young Adult |

Last week I touched on why fairy tales make for such good fodder for story ideas. And as promised, here are some of my favorite YA and MG novels that drew inspiration from fairy tales and myths (I’ve included myths here because they are also great sources of inspiration for similar reasons that fairy tales […]

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The Inspiration Behind TWICE BETRAYED by Gayle C. Krause

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on April 26, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Guest, Middle Grade, Writing |

I’m pleased to welcome writer friend Gayle C. Krause to the blog today. She is celebrating her latest release, the middle grade historical fiction TWICE BETRAYED, and sharing the inspiration behind the book. Welcome, Gayle! Thanks for having me on your blog today, Katie. I’m so proud to share my newest novel with your readers. If […]

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Trailer Reveal AS YOU LAY SLEEPING by Katlyn Duncan

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 15, 2017 in Book Trailer, Books, Guest, Young Adult |

My critique buddy Katlyn Duncan is here on the blog again today, this time to reveal the trailer for her YA thriller AS YOU LAY SLEEPING. Welcome, Katlyn! Please follow and like us:

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Timeless with a Twist from Sharon Chriscoe Author of RACE CAR DREAMS

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 13, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Guest, Picture Book, Writing |

I’m very excited for today’s guest on the Observation Desk is the author of the picture book RACE CAR DREAMS. The boys got this one for Christmas and love it! Sharon is doing a one-day Amazon giveaway on Wednesday, so make sure to check out my Twitter (@katielcarroll) or author Facebook page on Wednesday for details […]

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Book Spotlight on GHOST TOUCH by LA Dragoni

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 10, 2017 in Books, Cover Reveal, Guest, Kai Strand, New Adult |

I’m shining the spotlight on LA Dragoni’s paranormal romance GHOST TOUCH. You may have seen LA here on the blog with her kidlit alter-ego Kai Strand (fellow #InkRipples founder!). Let’s give her a big welcome! GHOST TOUCH blurb: For fifteen minutes each night a portal opens in Tamara’s barn and a horde of ghosts spills […]

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