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Literary Insights: Writing in an Age of Resistance

The Power of the Essay By Susanne Carter “A word after a word after a word is power.” --Margaret Atwood In their grief and disbelief over the outcome of the American presidential election, many people have turned to reading to try to make sense of this bizarre new era. Donald Trump’s unprecedented rise to power [...]

Blue Moon Publishers Introduces New Author Mark Burley

Getting To Know Our New YA Author Join us as we chat with Blue Moon Publishers author Mark Burley about his writing process and his exciting, upcoming YA novel, Hit the Ground Running! Have you always wanted to be a writer?  I’ve always wanted to create, and I’ve always really liked stories. When I was young, we’d [...]

To Love A Stranger Author Kris Faatz Shares Tips For Aspiring Authors

Bumps in the Road and How to Navigate Them By Kris Faatz When I started writing seriously, almost ten years ago, I thought it was going to be easy. I was between jobs, and as a kid I’d always liked to write, and I had an idea for a book. What better time to jump [...]

Blue Moon Publishers Introduces New Author B.R. Myers

Getting To Know Our New YA Author Join us as we chat with Blue Moon Publishers author B.R. Myers about her writing and upcoming YA novels, Asp of Ascension and Diadem of Death, from the new Nefertari Hughes mystery series! Have you always wanted to be a writer?  I've always been a bit of a day dreamer—you know, the kid who [...]

Blue Moon Publishers Introduces YA Author Susan Marshall

Getting To Know Our New YA Fiction Author Join us as we chat with author Susan Marshall, the newest member of the Blue Moon Publishers family, about her writing and upcoming YA novel NemeSIS! Have you always wanted to be a writer?  I’ve always been a voracious reader and am a huge fan of many authors. Until recently, [...]

A Holiday Gift for 2016

Wishing You a New Year of Health and Happiness! As 2016 nears its conclusion and we prepare to spend time with our loved ones, we'd like to wish all a wonderful holiday filled with special traditions and memories – and maybe a good book in there as well! Our Holiday Gift As a publishing company, we value books and are fully aware of the profound impact they can [...]

Our Favourite Holiday Books

Blue Moon Publishers Authors Share Their Favourite Holiday Tales The holiday season evokes different memories for everybody. Some recall traditions around food or games, while others think of films or works of literature. It is our hope that, regardless of your specific memory, all include thoughts of friends, family, and those you love. This year, [...]

Literary Insights: You Will Not Have My Hate

The Right Book at the Right Time By Susanne Carter Sometimes the right book appears at the very moment that we need it—bibliotherapy at its best. The morning after the devastating American presidential election, when I wanted to hate every single person in this country who voted for Trump, fantasized about moving to some remote [...]

Book Launch: Anna Kopp Launches Rise of the Chosen

New Fantasy Series Launches at Barnes & Noble Mentor! Last month saw the release of brand new Blue Moon Publishers title Rise of the Chosen by debut author Anna Kopp. On Saturday, November 19, Rise of the Chosen launched at Barnes & Noble Mentor. This book is the first in the multi-part "Lifeblood" YA dystopian series. The Book Launch The three hour event [...]

Literary Insights: Narrative Empathy

How Fiction Can Elicit Empathy By Susanne Carter Reading literary fiction helps to build empathy in readers. That is the conclusion of several research studies conducted in the United States and Canada during the past few years. This marriage of psychology and literature even has a name—“narrative empathy”—and has caught the attention of researchers interesting [...]

Book Launch: Jill Bowers Launches Immortal Writers

New YA Fantasy Novel Launches at Utah State University!   Last week saw the release of brand new Blue Moon Publishers title Immortal Writers by debut author Jill Bowers. On Monday, November 7, Immortal Writers launched at the Utah State University in two very exciting events. First, writing students, family, and friends gathered for an exclusive reading and Q&A session with Jill.  Star Coulbrooke, [...]

Blue Moon Publishers Introduces New Author Craig Terlson

Getting To Know Our New Literary YA Fiction Author Join us as we chat with author Craig Terlson, the newest member of the Blue Moon Publishers family, about his writing and upcoming literary YA novel Fall In One Day! Have you always wanted to be a writer?  Even though I ended up with a career as an illustrator, and [...]