July 2020 Newsletter - Blydyn Square Books

July 2020 Newsletter

If you’re not already a subscriber, sign up here to keep up with the latest happenings at Blydyn Square Books and in the publishing industry—and to be eligible to win cool prizes every month! Our Brand-New Website Just last week, after LOTS of hard work on the part of the awesome web designers at Grunge Muffin Designs, we…

June 2020 Newsletter - Blydyn Square Books

June 2020 Newsletter

Well, we made it. It’s been 5 years since we launched Blydyn Square with our first three titles, and despite all the odds, we’re (somehow) still in business. Just barely, maybe, but we’re hanging in there just the same. It’s no easy task for a tiny press like ours to duke it out against the Big Five…

Falling from Grace: Reading Guide - Blydyn Square Books

Falling from Grace Book Launch!

Blydyn Square Books is thrilled to announce the launch of our latest book, Falling from Grace, by first-time Canadian author Coralee Boileau. The gripping psychological novel explores what happens when a woman returns to her small hometown with a traumatic past—and some unbelievable secrets—in tow. From the back cover:… When Grace Chantry moves back to…

Getting Your Submission Noticed

Think Like an Editor: Tips for Getting Your Submission Noticed. When you’re a struggling writer, it’s common to develop almost a mythological view of editors. Because editors are the people who control the fate of your work, they may seem elusive, powerful, and difficult to relate to—almost a whole different species whose daily activities and…

Thirty-Three Cecils: Reading Guide - Blydyn Square Books

Thirty-Three Cecils: Reading Guide

How did the voices of the two men, Dutch and Walker, differ through their journals? And how did the same version of the story change after being seen through both characters eyes? What do you believe would have happened to Gopher Ink if it had been able to continue—in other words, if Walker and Dutch had not been killed?…

Eye of Horace: Reading Guide - Blydyn Square Books

Eye of Horace: Reading Guide

Eye of Horace is based loosely on the ancient Egyptian myth of Isis and Osiris. Are you familiar with this myth (or did you read about it in the Author’s Note)? What similarities did you notice between the myth and the characters/events in the novel?  Iris and Oscar are each other’s first (and only) love. Do…