Press

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Honors and Awards
2016 Finalist, Shelf Unbound Best Indie Book Competition 
2016 Middle-Grade Semifinalist, BookLife Prize in Fiction
2014 Silver Medalist for Best First Book, Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards
Three-time five-star review recipient, Readers’ Favorite 

 

Written interviews
12/4/16: Best Indie Book Finalist interview by Shelf Unbound Magazine
9/21/16: Joint interview with author Angela Wallace on The Book Sage blog
7/16/16: Interview by Kasper Beaumont of the Fantasy & Science Fiction Network
6/16/16: Author-character interview by fantasy author Intisar Khanani 
6/9/16: Interview by craft author Margaret Bloom
3/11/15: Interview by author Wendy Van Camp
12/8/14: Interview by award-winning fantasy/urban fantasy author Angela Wallace
12/2/14: Interview by Los Gatos Poet Laureate Erica Goss

 

Audio/video interviews
8/17/17: Guest on the Story Works Round Table video podcast, discussing fantasy as a genre
7/5/17: Guest on the Story Works Round Table video podcast, discussing middle-grade fantasy
6/16/17: Guest on the Dream Gardens podcast, discussing Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
6/18/16: Discussion on The Illuminator Rising with artist and tech guru Caleb Fong 
3/26/15: Interview with online radio show Power of Perception
12/10/14: Discussion on The Illuminator’s Test with Caleb Fong

 

Guest blogs by Alina Sayre
6/15/16: “Insanity-Free Revision” on the blog of fantasy author D.M. Stoddard
6/14/16: “Writing to Music” on the blog of award-winning fantasy author A.R. Silverberry
6/12/16: “Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Creativity” on the blog of fantasy author W.R. Gingell
6/11/16: “Traveling Writer” on the blog of award-winning fantasy author Angela Wallace
12/12/14: “Raising a Passionate Reader” on the blog of children’s author Jenn Castro
12/5/14: “7 Tips to Beating Writer’s Block” on the blog of award-winning author A. R. Silverberry