Author: Karen Akins

Guest Post: Karen Akins on The Technology in Loop and Twist

Guest Post: Karen Akins on The Technology in Loop and Twist
Posted April 6, 2015 by love2dazzle in Features, Guest Post / 0 Comments

One of the biggest challenges of writing any novel set in the distant future is thinking up technology that might exist. Especially hard as anything that I dream up probably already exists in Apple’s labs somewhere. An example of really nailing it, in my opinion, would be the hoverboards in Back to the Future 2. They truly captured the imagination of the audience. They tied into the plot line of not only the second film, but the first as well. And they’re awesome. Who doesn’t want a hoverboard? For LOOP and TWIST, I had a few world building rules that […]


Book Review: Loop by Karen Akins

Book Review: Loop by Karen Akins
Posted November 11, 2014 by love2dazzle in Reviews, Young Adult / 0 Comments

“Loop” by Karen Atkins is a fun and entertaining read. There were many flaws in “Loop” but overall it is a pretty good book. Bree is given an assignment to go to a aprticular place in time and she wants to try to sneak in another mission at the same time but she wants it to be off the record. Everything ends up going wrong with her trying to make this extra adventure. Bree ends up in the wrong time zone then what she was originally shooting for. Bree is on the verge of losing her scholarship at the Institute, […]