E is for Evil Cover Reveal

I have a fun announcement to make today–along with a cover reveal! Last fall I had the opportunity to fill a spot in an anthology edited by Rhonda Parrish, who also published my story in Equus. This time I was given a spot in her most recent Alphabet Anthology, E is for…

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Join My Advance Release Team!

I’m close to having a release date for Circle City Psychic! To celebrate, I’m setting up a mailing list for people who want to be part of the Cainiacs Advance Release Team. What does that mean? Essentially, if you’re interested in helping me tell others about the next book, I’m willing…

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WIP Wednesday: Circle City Psychic

I have a little present for all my readers today–a WIP Wednesday from Circle City Psychic! This novel focuses mostly on Martin Cole, Chloe’s brother, and Elliott Blake, Braxton’s best friend. And because it’s Valentine’s Day, I decided to share a little snippet from early on when boy meets boy.…

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The Weather War giveaway

Cover of The Weather War by Stephanie A. Cain: Two women face off on a beach; one holds two daggers, the other is calling lightning to hand. A storm rages in the background

I’m giving away 50 ebook copies of The Weather War! You can enter to win over at Goodreads. The contest runs through February 14. Check out the details at Goodreads! Goodreads Book Giveaway The Weather War by Stephanie A. Cain Giveaway ends February 14, 2018. See the giveaway details at…

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What I’ve Been Reading: January 2018

I set some specific reading goals for 2018. My #OwnVoices Reading Resolution didn’t go quite as well as I had hoped in 2017, and I think a large reason is that I wasn’t as deliberate as I should have been. I made a list of books I wanted to read,…

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No Capes and No Action Figures

A Secret of NIMH lunchbox with characters from the animated movie

I’m an only child, and growing up I was what they called a strong-willed child. I’ve always been very close to my parents, but I’ve also always had my own mind, and I’ve sometimes been crazy stubborn about following my own mind. I hope I’m not the only one who…

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Giftmas Guest Post by Pamela Q. Fernandes

Tea light candles glow in rows - Giftmas 2017 - Shining a Light

Shining a Light This year our Giftmas theme has been shining a light. And it reminds me so much of the verse from John 1:5, “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” There’s a great darkness enveloping our world. You see it the news…

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Giftmas 2018: Shining a Light

The Light Defeats the Dark It’s been decades since I first read A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, and I’ve been meaning to reread the whole series for some time now. Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I was in need of a particular kind of reading…I wanted to read…

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Let Giftmas 2017 Begin!

Blue and white Giftmas 2017 logo for the blog tour to benefit the Edmonton Food Bank

Rhonda Parrish has been coordinating a Giftmas blog tour for some years now. Last year, which was when I joined, she added a fundraising aspect to the blog tour. In addition to writing about holiday traditions and our 2017 theme of Shining a Light, we’re supporting Edmonton’s Food Bank. Giftmas…

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Video Intro to My Fantasy Fiction

GIF of Stephanie A. Cain saying her name, captioned "Get to know my books."

While I was at the Greenwood Public Library Author Fair back in October, film student Victoria Johnson was kindly doing a project filming all of the authors talking about their books. After her editing, I want to share the video with you! If you haven’t read any of my books…

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