2020 Reading Challenge

Read 20 books for 2020!  Use our list if you like, or just read ANY 20 books. Post the titles here and be entered to win a prize when the challenge is over. We’ll announce the winner on New Year’s Day 2021. Have fun! Don’t forget: To be entered to win prizes for completing our annual…

2018 Publishing Contest - Blydyn Square Books

2018 Publishing Contest

A year ago, we launched our first-ever publishing contest. We received an overwhelming number of submissions and were very impressed with the quality of everyone’s writing. Our judges had a difficult decision to make, but they finally did it. Blydyn Square Books is excited to announce that Karen Miller, author of The Promise Claimers, is our…

What Would Your Character Do?

Character Development for Dynamic Fiction Too many books these days—even the popular, bestselling ones—seem to forget one of the most crucial aspects of fiction writing: character development. Many writers (I’d go so far as to say most, in this age of self-publishing and no- editing madness) don’t even bother to try to make their characters’…