Ten Amazing Fantasy & Sci-Fi Weapons

Fantasy weapons are awesome in many ways. Many are unique, and they all have different strengths and weaknesses. Below, I’ve chosen some of my favourite, and assessed their relative usefulness. Which will be the top weapon? Read on to find out!   The Proton Pack What it is: a handheld …

Ninjas & Samurais: Weapons in Japan

Our resident American-in-Japan, Corinne Morier, is here to tell us about Japanese weapons!   I studied Japanese language and culture in university, and during my four years there and three years since, I’ve studied quite a few aspects of Japanese culture, such as manners, idioms, history, and pop culture. But …

Author Interview with J.E. Klimov

Today, the Just-Us League are happy to share a new release from one of our members! J.E. Klimov’s fantasy novel, The Aeonians, is now available to buy from Amazon. I’ve invited J. to stop by, to ask her a few questions about her book. The Aeonians Isabel Deran only wants …

What are Sais?

Introducing author J.E. Klimov to tell us all about the sai: The sai play a major role in my up and coming novel, The Aeonians. However, the more I discussed my book to my fellow colleagues, friends, and family, I realized that many weren’t aware of what they are. And they …

Sharp Pointy Things

Well, looks like I’ve been allowed to make a blog post here at JL. Muahahaha! *ahem* *cough* Sorry about that–I don’t know what happened there.   Okay, moving on. So, today I get to talk about my favorite sharp pointy things: swords.   Alas, this isn’t one of mine. In …

November: All About Weapons

Stay tuned this month, because we have some great posts coming up exploring the theme of weapons, as well as more news on one of our debut authors! Plus we will be sharing the details for the next game of #JLBookLove on social media. And don’t forget to pick up your …

Movie Review: Happy Death Day

Time for another review from JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee: Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When not working on her fantasy series, you can find her at the cinema catching the latest flicks or enjoying a nature walk when the weather is …

Movie Review: IT

Today’s Halloween guest post is from JL movie buff Katelyn Barbee: Katelyn Barbee is a Phoenix college student by day and a writer by night. When not working on her fantasy series, you can find her at the cinema catching the latest flicks or enjoying a nature walk when the …

Are You a Do-Be?

Misery: Stephen King Reread   What better horror story for a group of writers than that of Paul Sheldon’s, a romance writer held captive by his number one fan?   Misery came to me as my first Stephen King novel right at the beginning of high school. It’s one of …