Blogging A-Z: E is for… End of Time

End of Time I was watching one of Morgan Freeman’s Through the Wormhole episodes the other day, and the subject of the documentary was time, or to be more specific, if ‘time’ existed. It discussed a series of concepts, including the theory of relativity, an experiment which manipulated light, slowing it down by a nano-second […]


The Rebirth and Awakening of Wolfie Star-Runner

The Rebirth and Awakening of Wolfie Star-Runner

From the day he was born, Wolfsbane Bendis, second son of the illustrious Bendis line, has been destined to go into the family business. Raised and trained from childhood as a werewolf hunter, Wolfsbane has been taught that werewolves are the enemy of all humanity and must be exterminated. However, after a fateful battle with […]


Blogging A-Z: D is for… Dystopia

Dystopia Dystopia is yet another theme of science fiction that intrigues me (and if you’ve been following along with the posts so far, you may have guessed – and quite rightly guessed – that there aren’t many themes I don’t like). According to the Oxford dictionary, a dystopia is ‘An imagined place or state in […]


Blogging A-Z: C is for…Colonisation

Colonisation There’s something about colonisation that fascinates me. I’m not sure what is exactly, but I just cannot get enough of it. I love seeing different writers perspective on what it means to survive within the confines of a colony, and I’m not all that fussed about the location either, be it underground, on land […]


You’ve just written a book—a masterpiece, the next great classic, the single piece of literature that’s going to be required reading a hundred years from now long after you’re good and dead and most of mankind has been replaced by robots. But…now what? Can you afford an editor? How do you decide on a good […]


Author Interview: R.R.Virdi

Author Interview: R.R.Virdi

I’m RR Virdi, author of The Grave Report, a paranormal investigator series set in NY. I live in Falls Church, Virginia. I’m 25 at the moment, I’d like to keep it that way. I’m predominantly an urban fantasy author, but I have written and will go back to writing fantasy and science fiction. I’m an […]


Blogging A-Z: B is for… Biometrics

Biometrics Biometrics combines technology with human features, such as fingerprints, DNA and eye retinas, as a means of developing secure systems for authentication purposes, while also having the potential to track and monitor individuals. Much of what was once deemed science fiction has become a reality, but as our understanding of science and technology increases, so […]


Walking the Edge by Curt Jeffreys

Walking the Edge by Curt Jeffreys

There is a world that exists between the known and the unknown, a space between the real and the unreal. Explore the boundaries of reality in this collection of dark fantasies where a grieving father must face an ancient evil to save a little girl with sea-green eyes; a young minister discovers there are things […]


Sky Ghosts: All for One by Alexandra Engellmann

Sky Ghosts: All for One by Alexandra Engellmann

Sky Ghosts: All for One Buy on: Amazon Unseen in their black gear against the night sky, there are Sky Ghosts – gifted warriors who have been hiding among humans for centuries. They are bodyguards of the highest caliber and protectors of their cities at night, when they hunt those who choose the dark side, […]


Blogging A-Z: A is for… Asteroids

Asteroids. I have quite a fascination for them actually. Not the type travelling harmlessly around the asteroid belt though, oh no, I like the concept of one hurtling towards Earth and threatening to wipe us all out, and more importantly, what we would – and could – do about it. We’re making advances in space […]


Healings by P.S.Winn

Healings by P.S.Winn

Mysteriously showing up when people need healing, no one knows where Andrew comes from or how he heals. When he accidentally heals Lisa, his world his turned upside down. Knowing Lisa is his soul mate, Andrew now has to decide if he wants to give up the life his had lead for years to join […]


Revelations by Pamela Daniell

Revelations by Pamela Daniell

Revelations Buy on: Amazon Jenna Morgan is just like any normal teenager. That is until she turns seventeen. In a matter of a week Jenna is kidnapped, meets a mysterious young man named, Alex and learns the shocking truth about her true heritage, which is the reason both demons and the angels are hunting her. […]


True Life, Chapter 1: Limited Edition

True Life, Chapter 1: Limited Edition

Experience the first chapter before the release of Volume 1! Set 9 years before the events of Zephyr the West Wind, True Life, the first part of the Legends of Tye spin off series, is the story of Venn, a 17-year-old boy born into the poor Astra Clan. Highly valued for their glowing, crimson, orange […]


Stopping the Fat Guy by Benjamin H. Hebert

Stopping the Fat Guy by Benjamin H. Hebert

Stopping the Fat Guy Buy on: Amazon Quincy Quiver, crime fighter extraordinaire, is out shopping on December 24th when he first hears of Santa Claus. Surely a man who spends his year spying on people in order to break into their house on Christmas Eve and leave them coal or unwanted socks is up to […]


Blogging from A-Z Challenge (April 2015)

Against my better judgement I have decided to have a go at the Blogging A-Z (April, 2015) challenge, not that I needed much encouragement – a simple ‘Michelle, are you doing this?’ from a writing acquaintance was enough to send me flying across to the website to check it out (and sign up). As I’m […]


Aliens in the Gift Shop

Aliens in the Gift Shop

Aliens in the Gift Shop follows two extra-terrestrial scientists who have arrived on Earth for their first reconnaissance mission: to study and gather information about human society and interaction. Due to a miscalculation in their environmental data the mission is a complete disaster. While trying to salvage their assignment, they discover that they have brought […]


The Huntress – The Beginnings (Book 1) by Nadja Losbohm

The Huntress – The Beginnings (Book 1) by Nadja Losbohm

Ada Pearce is an average young woman. She is 5’4” tall, overweight, and doesn’t play sports of any kind. Shortly after her 21st birthday a mysterious priest informs her of her destiny as a huntress. Ada doesn’t believe that story at first, but when she finds out that creatures of the night threaten the human […]


Out of the Darkness (Sample)

Out of the Darkness (Sample)

Nameless, a slave-born pukah has fate stacked against him. He was born to fight, trained to win, conditioned to survive in the Arena. He wins his way to freedom, then fate begins to wreak havoc in his life. Struggling to learn how to survive as a free man, he finds himself taking on a personal […]


Aisling Dara by Jackie Forster

Aisling Dara by Jackie Forster

Aisling Dara is the continuing story of Cassy, a young girl who recently found out she is a witch. After battling her father Cassy believes life will get back to normal, but Susan has other plans. When the villages first attack, Cassy joins the Children of the Light to make the school safe. Cassy struggles […]


The Merciful Dark by L. C. Fenton

The Merciful Dark by L. C. Fenton

A dangerous love that should never have happened leads to a choice between sacrificing their passion or becoming the catalyst for war. Could you choose to save the man you love, even if it led to the deaths of an untold number of people? Lily has been hiding from the others of her kind she […]


Gwithyas: Door to the Void by Isha Crowe

Gwithyas: Door to the Void by Isha Crowe

Zircon Gwithyas is destined to be the Guardian of the Door to the Void. Or so his parents tell him. Zircon has different plans. His goal is to be a normal teenager, preferably with a pretty girlfriend. For a nerd with glasses as thick as jam jars, that isn't so easy. The fact that Zircon […]


The Ghostcrow: A Tale of Andor by M. K. Theodoratus

The Ghostcrow: A Tale of Andor by M. K. Theodoratus

Seeing ghosts has plagued Dumdie Swartz since early childhood. Afraid that ghost guts might stick to her if she stepped through them, thirteen-year-old Dumdie Swartz still cringes when she encounters them. Her strange attempts to avoid spirits create a lonely life. Her sisters constantly mock her strange behavior, her parents are clueless, and her social […]


Sticks n’ Stones and the Garden of Phea by Angela Burkhead

Sticks n’ Stones and the Garden of Phea by Angela Burkhead

Rather than spending one more day amongst the humiliating remarks to the amusement of her fellow peers, Emily Fickeltin runs away. Or, rather, walks away. Emily is misunderstood and disliked by what seems to be every other child her age and on topof it all, she is overweight. Her attempt to escape her pain leads […]


The Return of Innocence

The Return of Innocence

Though born to a noble maternal lineage, Sasha Varov lives in exile on a dangerous island. Her family faces constant threats from deadly weather and deadlier dragons. That family sends sixteen-year-old Sasha back to their beloved kingdom of Jaan to buy seeds. She stumbles into adventures and becomes an accidental legend, known as “Innocence.”A year […]


Automating Twitter… to a point.

I thought it might be prudent to talk about some of the software I use to assist with time management on Twitter, as once the follows and unfollows, tweets and re-tweets begin, as well as the direct messages and mentions, it can get a little mind boggling. I use three types of software to assist in the […]


Logan The Beginning  by Fonda J Kerr

Logan The Beginning by Fonda J Kerr

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.Logan wasn’t born bad once upon a time he was a normal kid. A series of traumatic event’s help mold him into the killer he is today. Feel what he feels […]


Rogue Hunter: Inquest by Kevis Hendrickson

Rogue Hunter: Inquest by Kevis Hendrickson

LUST AND FURY COLLIDE IN A GALAXY ON THE VERGE OF WAR. Fearing retribution from ruthless gangsters over an unsettled debt, intergalactic bounty hunter Zyra Zanr ventures to a distant world to collect the reward for Boris Skringler, a notorious terrorist, who has been sentenced to death by political rivals of the InterGalactic Alliance. When […]


Twitter sign up and profile settings

Unlike Facebook, Twitter allows users to have multiple accounts, so for example, you might want to keep your author account separate from your personal life (I don’t, but I do keep the book promotion side of my business separate from the editing side.) Signing up to Twitter is easy: You just visit the sign up […]


Designing your Author (Facebook) Page

With your author page set up (step by step instruction for which can be found here), it’s time to get down to the task of personalising it. Facebook provides two places in which to present a graphic that best sums up you (the author/writer), be it a photograph, graphic, banner or logo. Both can be […]