If there’s a book you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it. ~Toni Morrison
VERY excited right now. My cover artist just sent over the mockup for the Kissed by Darkness cover. Here it is in all it’s glory: It’s not quite there yet, but it’s definitely headed in the right direction. I just love the model. Suits Morgan to a “t”!
Title: Transfection Author: David Gaughran Genre: SciFi/Thriller (short story) Format: ebook B+ I recently finished reading the new short story by David Gaughran. I quite literally read it on the tube home Friday. It was fast. It was good. Read on…Molecular biologist Dr. Carl Peters is under pressure on two fronts: his research grants are disappearing … More Review: Old School SciFi
Welcome once again to Sample Sunday. Free reading for all! I’m really thrilled to share you you chapters from my upcoming urban fantasy novel Kissed by Darkness (due to be published at the end of June). If you missed my previous offerings you can find Chapter One here, and Chapter Two here. This week I’m posting the … More Sample Sunday: Kissed by Darkness Chapter 3a
Title: Shimmerspell Author: Kimberly Spencer Genre: YA Paranormal (Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance) Format: ebook B- Shimmerspell is a lovely paranormal YA story about a girl who discovers that neither she, nor the world around her, is exactly as it seems. There’s a little touch of romance, quite a bit of magic, and a few surprises along the … More Review: Shimmer, Spells and Faerie Tales
As promised, today’s delights are the Women of SciFi. Why? Because I’m equal opportunity. And also because strong women in science fiction had a huge impact on me not only as a child, but today, as well. Strong women in scifi are few and far between, in my opinion. There have been exceptions to the rule, of course. … More Just For Fun: Women of SciFi
I’ll be the first to admit I’m just a little bit of a scifi geek. No, I can’t speak Klingon or Wookie. No, I don’t go to Star Trek Conventions (Ok, so I did once. But it’s only because Kate Mulgrew was speaking and she is full of awesome.). And no, I’ve dressed up as a Martian or Princess Leia. … More For The Fun of It: Men of SciFi
Today’s Spotlight is the new short story by David Gaughran. It’s scifi. It’s old-school. There’s an obsessesed scientist. Also the cover is super cool. Check it out! Molecular biologist Dr. Carl Peters is under pressure on two fronts: his research grants are disappearing and his marriage is falling apart. But when medical researchers discover that … More Spotlight: Old-School SciFi, Baby!
Yeah, I know. What on earth do dragons have to do with pampering and why do we care about pampering anyway? This is a blog about WRITING. And stuff. Well, let me tell you… Writing, by it’s very nature, is a solitary pursuit. Oh, sure, we’ve got our beta readers and our crit partners, our … More Here There Be Dragons and The Fine Art of Pampering Oneself
Today I’m spotlighting a collection of short stories called The Other Room by British authorJames Everington. Sounds creepily delicious, am I right? The Other Room is a collection of weird horror fiction, containing twelve stories of the uncanny and the surreal. A naive student finds that his crumbling bedsit can be as haunted as any Gothic … More Spotlight: Haunted Gothic Mansions with Mirrors