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Books & Quills Magazine was founded on March 22nd, 2016 after a group of writers recognized the need for a book magazine accessible to readers and writers of a diversity of ages and tastes.

Thanks to the dedication of our staff members, we were able to go live on Facebook and Twitter on May 1st. Since then, we’ve been posting book reviews, recipes, puzzles, prompts, advice for writers–and so much more!

Our website went live on October 1st, 2016! We still have a long way to go, and we’ll hope you’ll join us through our journey!

Books & Quills Magazine hosted a Staff Contest in July for Camp NaNoWriMo. During this contest, Staff Members were challenged to submit as many pieces as possible–on top of their weekly requirements. C.A. King, the winner of the contest, contributed an amazing total of 15 EXTRA entries on top of her regular weekly pieces during the month of July. The entries included many book reviews, a couple of articles, and a few interviews.

About C.A. King

C.A. King was born and raised in Halton County. She currently resides in Ontario, Canada with her two sons.

After the loss of her loving parents and husband, Ms. King was devastated. Confronted with depression, she decided to do a bit of soul searching. It was during this time that writing became her passion. She found she was able to redirect her emotions through her writing and in 2014 decided to publish some of her works.

The 'Write' Information

C.A. King is the author of our column, "The 'Write' Information." The oldest and first column at Books & Quills Magazine, it centers on advice for writers who'd like to promote their work either online or at live events. Every Sunday, C.A. King brings us helpful tips in a vast range of topics, from book swag to online conventions. Read C.A. King's column.

C.A. King also contributes a variety of other content, including book reviews and interviews. View all of C.A. King's articles.

The Portal Prophecies

The Prophecies are the key to their survival. Can they solve them in time?

Willow, is a teenage girl, growing up on her own in a magical world, where the events of the past are a mystery. Oppressed by their leaders, only a handful of the inhabitants of this realm remember the truth. A series of events set her and her friends on a journey like no other, leading them to a new understanding of themselves, their feelings and their abilities. As they begin to unravel the lies, they find themselves the sole opposition to a plot that could destroy all existence. The one clue they have is a book filled with hundreds of predictions called ‘The Portal Prophecies’. Deciphering them however, will not be an easy task. Written by someone from their past, the pages are lined with riddle like poems. Even worse they appear to be in no particular order.

Each book is based on a different prophecy leading our heroes and heroines to new places and new friends while experiencing growing pains along the way. The entire series, delves deep into the understanding of magic and self-discovery, all the while questioning the right versus wrong equation on personal levels.

As the books progress, readers will find some new explanations for old tales, myths, legends, folk lore and unusual phenomena that could just make them question the validity of stories we all have grown up with. Vampires, Witches, Ghosts, Monsters, Santa Claus, Atlantis, Elves, Dragons, Faeries, find out the alternate truth to them all.