June 30, 2012 in Dag

July is Discover Fantasy month

Welcome to July. Ok, we’re not quite there yet, but I’m quite excited about it so I couldn’t help myself. You’re probably asking what’s so special about July. For my friends up north it’s probably stinking hot, while for me down south, it’s miserable, cold and wet.But July is exciting for me because July is

June 26, 2012 in Dag

Why I write magic realism: guest post by Tahlia Newland

Today I’m delighted to have a visit from my friend, Tahlia Newland author of You Can’t Shatter Me, a new young adult novella with an inspiring and empowering message for solving bullying. Tahlia writes magical realism and contemporary fantasy for young adults & adults. She has two short stories available free on kindle for a

June 24, 2012 in Dag

Enough already from those dead authors

I discovered something interesting this week. I did a bit of a review of the traffic here at Dag-Lit Central and made a fascinating discovery. By a mile, the posts that get the most traffic are the ones where I whinge and complain and am generally grumpy. In contrast, the ones where I’m cheerful and

June 15, 2012 in Dag

Blog ahoy for an argggh-some Launch Party

Today I’m going to have a lot of fun. Today is going to be a really awesome, oops, I mean argggh-some post. Because today my friend, David Brown is launching his argggh-some new book, A World Apart, and to celebrate, there are some great prizes on offer at the Book Bloggers Collective. But the best

June 9, 2012 in Dag

Hey you – lay off my title

This post is about something I thought was pretty funny that happened a few weeks ago. But I’m not going to tell you what it is straight away. Today is the first day of a lovely long weekend, and I’m feeling a bit laid back and lazy, so we’re just going to meander a bit