Jill Williamson | Where Adventure Comes to Life

Jill Williamson | Where Adventure Comes to Life

By Darkness Hid Audio Book

Jill Williamson on May 2, 2020

It is been a long road, but we have an audio book for By Darkness Hid! It is absolutely awesome. Gillian Bronte Adams has worked so hard to recording and edit audio files for this book. She also does an incredible job with all the different voices. Her talent will absolutely sweep listeners away! The […]

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By Darkness Hid Curriculum Guide

Jill Williamson on October 26, 2011

Mary Agius helped me put together a homeschool curriculum guide for By Darkness Hid. Mary is the coauthor of the homeschool curriculum that goes with Jeff Gerke’s Art & Craft of Writing Christian Fiction Workbook. She and I are working on creating homeschool guides for books two and three. As of right now, this is […]

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Fun to Look at Old Emails

Jill Williamson on September 6, 2011

As I was searching for something in my email archives, I found this old message that I had written to my critique group. It was dated Monday, December 17, 2007. In this email I had just started to write Bloodvoices, which became By Darkness Hid. And to do so, I had put aside writing Jason Farms, my […]

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Creepy Caves: My Inspiration for the Caves in the Blood of Kings Trilogy

Jill Williamson on February 18, 2011

In book one, By Darkness Hid, Vrell, Jax, and Khai travel down an underground hot springs river to avoid the Eben giants in Nahar Forest above. A reekat upsets their boat, and they swim to a nearby cave and meet Peripaso. I learned a good deal about creepy caves from my friend Marion, who visited […]

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My Adventure Making Blood of Kings Banners

Jill Williamson on December 18, 2010

When my online reader/writer friends made a live-action book trailer for To Darkness Fled, I wanted to do something nice to thank them. They all had my books already, so that was out. Then an idea came to me. I could make them each a medieval banner for the city the character was from that […]

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My First Appearance in a Print Catalog!

Jill Williamson on September 10, 2010

Just found out that my book, By Darkness Hid, is listed in Christian Book Distributors’ Fall Fiction 2010 issue! I’m with some excellent company. How do you think it looks?

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The 2010 Clives Staples Award Winner is…

Jill Williamson on September 6, 2010

The votes and in and counted. Rebecca LuElla Miller, chairman of the Clive Staples Award, announced the finalists and the winner this morning. According to Rebecca, “The leading novel finished with 33% of the first place votes, 12% of the second place votes, and 5% of the third place votes, meaning that this book received […]

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A Poem From Ness Hajicek, Age 9

Jill Williamson on August 29, 2010

Darkness divides the land, to the point where The king was murdered, dictated by lord Nathak’s hand, Er’rets is doomed, The evil crown prince Gidon Hadar, King Axle’s son, everyone prefered the latter, But a young stray boy, Nothing to anyone, nothing but a toy, Except to Lord Nathak, Achan was his name, Trouble it […]

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How To Pronounce Certain Names in By Darkness Hid

Jill Williamson on August 17, 2010

A lot of people ask me how to pronounce the names in my books. I probably should have worked on a pronunciation guide. But Hebrew is a tricky language. I recently found this Hebrew Lexicon site that allows you to listen to the phonetic spelling of Hebrew words. Click on the following words to hear […]

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More Christy Awards Fun

Jill Williamson on July 1, 2010

Jeff Gerke, my editor and the owner of Marcher Lord Press, was at the Christy Awards in St. Louis, Missouri last Saturday night. He tried to call me on his cell so that I could hear the award being announced. He told me the winners are always announced by reading the first sentence of the […]

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