May’s Contest

Now announcing May’s Monthly contest. As you may have noticed, the sailing to the moon world has been a little quiet lately. That’s because the three founders here graduated on staurday! Thus we’re introducing May’s contest as:   Graduation   Tell us what graduation means in your world. Do warriors of your ogre tribes have…

Some Changes

Hey everyone! This month, May, Sailing to the Moon is introducing a few new changes to our magazine. If you didn’t already know, you can now sign-up to receive emails from us, including cool content like PDF versions of the magazine and updates on special contests. Also, we’re ready to step it up and start…

Writing Fantasy for the Ages

Writing for different ages requires different skills. There’s similar threads and concepts within all works of fantasy, but just like with any kind of story writing fantasy for different ages means writing in different styles. Children Children require a lot more fun to their books. Fantasy written for children tend to be more whimsical, closer…

Interview with Heather Hildenbrand

In celebration of #readselfpublished we’re bringing you some interviews with successful self-published authors. Here’s Heather Hildenbrand, author of the Dirty Blood Series. (Which can be found here) How did you get into writing? I wrote a lot of short stories and poetry in high school and I loved reading, but then I left it behind…

Interview with Kara Jorgensen

In celebration of #readselfpublished this month, we’re interviewing several successful self-published authors. Here’s our interview with Kara Jorgensen, author of The Ingenious Mechanical Devices series (which can be found here) How did you get into writing? For as long as I can remember, I’ve always written stories. When I was ten, I started writing fan fiction…

Interview with Zachary Paul Chopchinski

In celebration of #readselfpublished month, Sailing to the Moon is doing a series of interviews with successful self-published authors. Here’s our interview with Zachary Paul Chopchinski, author of the Curious Tale of Gabrielle (Which can be found here) How did you get into writing? Going all the way back to the second grade. The school…

Interview with Allyssa Painter

In honor of #readselfpublished Sailing to the Moon has contacted successful self-publishers for interviews. Here’s an interview with Allyssa Painter, author of the Timekeeper Duo! 1) How did you get into writing? I’m not sure I know how to answer this. I have always loved writing. Ever since kindergarten when my teacher gave me a bucket…

Interview with Jena Leigh

In celebration of #readselfpublished Sailing to the Moon has been getting in contact with successful self-published authors for interviews. Here’s an interview with Jena Leigh, author of the Variant Series (which can be found here)   How did you get into writing?   It’s safe to say that I started writing as soon as I…

Interview with Rysa Walker

In celebration of #readselfpublished Sailing to the Moon has been getting in contact with successful self-published authors for interviews. Here’s an interview with Rysa Walker, once self-published and now traditionally published author of The Chronos Files series. (Which can be found here)   How did you get into writing?   I’ve always written, but it…

Interview With Bryna Butler

In celebration of #readselfpublished Sailing to the Moon has been getting in contact with successful self-published authors for interviews. Here’s an interview with Bryna Butler, author of the Midnight Guardian Series. (Which can be found here)   How did you get into writing? I’ve always loved stories. In college, this led me to study journalism…

Interview with Miri Castor

In celebration of #readselfpublished Sailing to the Moon has been getting in contact with successful self-published authors for interviews. Here’s an interview with Miri Castor, author of the Opal Charm Series. (Volume One can be found here)   How did you get into writing? As a kid, I used to be a hardcore bookworm. I…

Interview with Christine Manzari

In celebration of #readselfpublished Sailing to the Moon has been getting in contact with successful self-published authors for interviews. Here’s an interview with Christine Manzari, Author of the Sophisticates series (All of which can be found here)      How did you get into writing? I always loved reading and writing when I was younger. When…