Julia Fellner

Julia Fellner is the writer of the novels To be a Hero and Revealed, as well as the short story collection Adventure Stories of Pirates, Robots and Coconuts.

“One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.”

—   Carl Sagan (via abookblog)

“Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”

—   Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel (via abookblog)

The Evolution of a Cover

kittyinthestars:

Reaching the final version of a book cover takes time. There are many steps of trying things out and finding out what works and what doesn’t.

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This was one of the first designs my cover artist Julia sent me. When I agreed it was the prefect design, she drew it again and coloured it in.

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abookblog:

Think and read.

abookblog:

Think and read.

bookworldau:

We’re all too familiar with this.

bookworldau:

We’re all too familiar with this.

(Source: bookworldau, via abookblog)

Why I call my “heroine” a hero

kittyinthestars:

Modern-day English has very few words, where there are separate forms to describe men and women (e.g. actor and actress). But even they are still being reduced. For example, the gender-neutral flight attendant has become the accepted politically term. But what has does that have to do with…