The latest installment in the Colour Series. The Survivor stands alone on a barren world. There was life here, once. Life in abundance. The ocean alone was home to thousands of creatures. The skies were filled with calling birds. The scarce land was populated with people who treated their home planet with reverence. Now, there … Continue reading Red
Hey, everyone! Long time no see, sort of. Life has been interesting recently for a multitude of reasons. I’ve gone through a lot of personal challenges in the past couple of months specifically, and I’ve learned more than I could ever describe in words—but I’ll do my best to do just that! This wasn’t something … Continue reading Behind and Before
Is it just me, or does it drive anyone else crazy when a writer uses incorrect speaker tags? We use speaker tags for two reasons. First and foremost, we use them to indicate who is speaking. The secondary—but not strictly necessary—function is to indicate how the dialogue is being spoken. What a speaker tag does … Continue reading Writing Pet Peeves: Incorrect Speaker Tags
Hello, everyone! Soon enough I'll make a post explaining why this blog has been on hiatus, but I'm back for now to tell you about a brand new story that you can start reading right now! https://www.amazon.com/kindle-vella/product/B097GMCMK2 Kindle Vella has launched for readers today, which means that you can dig into my new story, The … Continue reading The Dragons’ Den
Trying my hand at a spooky story for once! When I woke up, I thought I was dead. The world was never-ending darkness. There was no sound. No smell. And yet, a sense of dread settled so deeply within me that the hairs on the back of my neck stood on end. The beating of … Continue reading The Knock
Now that my (spectacularly amazing) wedding is over and I've settled into my schedule living with another human being, I've thrown myself full force into editing Project Pea. In the overall edits, I'm halfway through the book. I've ironed out some timing issues, changed a lot of individual scenes, and fleshed out one of the … Continue reading Project Pea: Finding My Voice
To celebrate 50 followers on this blog, I'm holding a book giveaway contest! The prize? A paperback copy of my short story collection The Drabbles of a Dreamer! Here are the simple rules to enter the drawing for this giveaway! You must be following this blog. Share the link to this blog (https://ejrobisonauthor.com) in a … Continue reading Free Book Giveaway!
The latest instalment in the Colour Series. “How am I supposed to live on this single stupid planet for the rest of my life?” My own voice, roaring so loudly that it seemed to shake the very foundations of my home, replayed in my head. The force of the question made my stomach twist—but it … Continue reading Green
This was entered into a short story competition, and while it didn’t win, I still had lots of fun writing it so I wanted to share! The story had to involve someone randomly getting $20,000. I woke up with a start, opening my eyes and expecting to see a great big burning ball of fire … Continue reading Doomsday
Well, I had a little blip with my laptop, but everything is back to normal now so regular posting will actually resume this week. And to ring that in, I have good news! My book is only $0.99 in the Kindle store! The promotion will only last for a week, so make sure to grab … Continue reading My book is on sale!