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About JBNorth

J.B. North is a young author who writes Christian YA Fantasy. She started writing her first book, Spark (Legends of the Shifters), when she was just fifteen years old and published it when she was seventeen, on April 30, 2014.North was raised in Abilene, TX, but now lives on a farm in beautiful Southern Virginia. She plans on writing many more books in the future, not only in her current series, but also in other series, short stories, and stand-alones to come.

Legends of the Shifters: Book 4 – Title, Synopsis, and Cover Reveal

Friday is finally here! Which means I don't have to keep any more secrets! So, without further ado, here is the synopsis:   Succumb to darkness? Or cling to the light? Each of the five kingdoms has chosen a side, whether by choice or manipulation. Every day, the Piran queen’s power is growing, pushing the [...]

Legends of the Shifters: Book 4 – Title, Synopsis, and Cover Reveal2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

7 Secrets to Writing 10,000 Words in a Day

Writing 10,000 words in one day seems impossible, doesn’t it? It did to me, anyway. I was the girl who always came in last place during word wars. The underachiever. The pitiful, slothful writer who performed a miracle if she wrote just 1,500 words in one day. But a few months ago, that all changed. [...]

7 Secrets to Writing 10,000 Words in a Day2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

Sandstorm Cover Reveal

Hey everyone! I just got the final designs for Sandstorm in from my cover artist, Widhi Saputro. I think it’s about time for a cover reveal! And here’s the paperback: Well, this has been short and sweet, but now it’s back to the grindstone for me. There’s Only 18 DAYS between now and the day [...]

Sandstorm Cover Reveal2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

Official Release Date for Sandstorm

Fire, ice, and wind join forces to defeat the Ginsian king and free the innocents enslaved under the blood bond, as well as Ivy’s brother. But a few questions still remain: What of the prophecy? What of the dragon Ivy is supposed to slay? And even after King Ciaran is dead, could war still be [...]

Official Release Date for Sandstorm2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

6 Tips to Help You Survive Book Signings

A book signing can seem like a daunting task, especially to introverts like myself. If people don’t flock to your table like J.K. Rowling or Veronica Roth, it falls to you to draw attention to your book, be able to describe what you are selling effectively, and keep up light-hearted conversation even when someone disses [...]

6 Tips to Help You Survive Book Signings2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

An Imaginary Interview with J.B. North

The following is an interview between an imaginary fan and me, and doesn’t warrant a trip to the therapist at all. Side note: All authors have imaginary fans, in case you were wondering. It’s a bit higher on the sanity meter when compared to the infamous “imaginary friend” little kids tend to have. (Put a [...]

An Imaginary Interview with J.B. North2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

Four Ways Young Writers Can Sharpen Their Abilities

Congratulations, young writers! You’ve got a head start. You already know what you love and what you want to do with your life (for the most part). All it takes now is the effort to sharpen your writing abilities and the discipline to keep writing until you reach the ultimate goal; becoming a published [...]

Four Ways Young Writers Can Sharpen Their Abilities2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00

My Current Top Five Favorite Authors

I almost titled this post “My Top 5 Favorite Authors”, but like the New York Times bestseller list, new authors make their way to the top of my list regularly. Right now, those authors are as follows: Kate Avery Ellison Not only does Kate write beautiful, descriptive dystopian fiction that keeps you [...]

My Current Top Five Favorite Authors2018-02-13T12:34:25+00:00