To arrange an interview, please contact:

 

Mickey MikkelsonMickey.creativeedge@gmail.com 

Creative Edge Publicity - Home (creative-edge.services)

403.464.6925

media appearances

 

An Interview With Ian Benke

 

 

Growing up in the 80s and 90s, while a big fan of sci fi and fantasy, there weren’t a lot of female characters to identify with. The females typically lacked depth, didn’t have a lot of agency, or simply were there as a romantic interest. As I started developing my fantasy trilogy, I wanted to create a cast of female characters who were all different. They made jokes, made mistakes, got angry, got frustrated, weren’t always the ‘bookish smart’ one. I wrote because I wanted greater depth of characters for young girls reading these genres so that they could picture themselves in these worlds without having to be ultrasmart or beautiful or aggressively assertive.

 

Read the full interview HERE.

Posted April 5, 2022

I Didn't Read Your Book Podcast: 

What a fascinating conversation from a brilliant and well read author! There's SO much in here.

 

Check out the IDRYB podcast interview here: "Decendants of Avalon" | IDRYB 34 | I Didn't Read Your Book Podcast - YouTube

Posted: May 11, 2022

URBANLIT MAGAZINE

Review: Meet This Author!

Q&A with Author J Lynn Else

 

See full article here: Review: Meet This Author! – Urban Book Reviews (wordpress.com)

Posted: April 7, 2022

Thank you to CITL CKSA [Prime Time Local News] for the book discussion!

 

Award winning author J Lynn Else - YouTube

Posted March 24, 2022

Shooting it Raw, Episode 105 : Ep 105 – J Lynn Else on Being Proud of Your Voice and Letting People Hear Who You Really Are - YouTube

Posted March 27, 2022

 

To view the full episode, click here: https://youtu.be/QMezgWYX0d4

See more from Shooting it RAW at: Website: https://www.shooting-it-raw.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shootingitraw/

Blog interviews

Peni Jo Renner, Author Blog: Meet Fantasy Author J. Lynn Else! – Musings of an Author (wordpress.com) 

Posted: 4/3/2022 

Interview with Santonu Kumar Dhar, Prachesta Blog: Interview with author J. Lynn Else (prachesta.com) 

Posted March 21, 2022

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FOCUS ON WOMEN CHARACTERS. 

Minnesota author J. Lynn Else told an Authority Magazine interviewer this week:

Gowing up in the 80s and 90s, while a big fan of sci fi and fantasy, there weren’t a lot of female characters to identify with. The females typically lacked depth, didn’t have a lot of agency, or simply were there as a romantic interest. As I started developing my fantasy trilogy, I wanted to create a cast of female characters who were all different.

See full article here: Pixel Scroll 4/6/22 This Is The Hour When Moonstruck Faneds Know What Pixels Scroll In Yuggoth | File 770

upcoming media appearances

My novels:

Book 3 of the Awakenings series was released 7/31/2021. Its the epic conclusion to the Avalong adventures. I hope you love it as much as I do! 

"Lost Daughters of Avalon" is book two of the "Awakenings" series.

Released: December 2019

"Descendants of Avalon" 

Released via Inklings Publishing. Its got girl power and magical adventures. 

Released: May 2018

"Heir of the Heretic"

("The Forgotten" volume 2)

"The Forgotten: Aten's Last Queen"

("The Forgotten" volume 1)

Reviewed and awarded the

2016 Indie Editor's Choice

by the Historical Novel Society.

Long listed for the Historical Novel Society 2017 Indie Award.

Strangely Constructed Souls

a sci fi novella

released July 31, 2018.

The Girl from the Haunted Woods

*2nd Place contest winner* 

"Journey into the Fantastical" Anthology

Reviewer for:

Historical Novel Society Volunteer

NetGalley Professional Reader

Reviews Published
Frequently Auto-Approved
2015 Challenge Participant
50 Book Reviews

Top Goodreads Reviewer

my read shelf:
J. Else's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read shelf)

Goodreads profile at: https://www.goodreads.com/JElse

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