Eyes. Haze’s breath froze in her throat. Beady black eyes locked onto her past the end of her arrow tip. He can’t see me. There’s no way. And yet, there was more than just a simple look in those eyes. He was watching her. Waiting. He didn’t even try to speak or raise his voice … Continue reading Calling All Beta Readers!
A collection of thrilling sci-fi detective tales featuring: Company Man by Kit Sun Cheah Entanglement by TJ Marquis Expand by Jon Parker Revelation by Jordan Syratt Double Deception by E.J. Robison (that's me!) According to John by Jeff Hendricks If you're looking for the perfect read this month or the right Christmas gift for that … Continue reading Gumshoes and Gamma Rays: A Sci-Fi Detective Anthology
Rating: 3/5 stars - worth reading As a young girl growing up on the edge of the galaxy in Station 222, Dai thought her entire life was decided for her. One day, her familiar world is turned upside down in an instant when a group of space pirates called the Jackals attack her beloved home, … Continue reading Review: Escape from the Fringe by R. Collins
Welcome to my ten-part series where we'll be going through the basics of storytelling as outlined in my guidebook The 10 Lost Elements of Storytelling - a book you can get for free by subscribing to my newsletter! In these posts, we'll be going over the basics of these storytelling elements, but my guidebook is … Continue reading Writing Style Isn’t Just Natural: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 2
Last year, I wrote a post of gushing praise about Anne of Green Gables, mostly harping on its beautifully vivid descriptions. It was certainly warranted - Anne of Green Gables is one of those books that everyone knows about and some have read, but for some reason, no one's out there proclaiming how incredibly amazing … Continue reading Anne of Avonlea: A Hidden Masterpiece
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Rating: 2/5 stars - not for me Alien invasion. Human prisoners made into mindless zombies. A desperate plan of escape. These events drive the sci-fi novel The Escapers, the first book in the … Continue reading Review: The Escapers by L. J. Monahan
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Hanging in there, writers? Whether you're doing NaNo or not, it's a good idea to take a breather every now and then to assess how you're doing. How are you progressing … Continue reading One Week into Writing a Novel…
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! "There's this story that takes place way in the future where everyone has forgotten about God and then someone finds a Bible!" I can't tell you how many times I've heard … Continue reading The Chiveis Trilogy: Christian or Controversial?
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! In The Bridge of Little Jeremy by Indrajit Garai, we meet Jeremy, a twelve-year-old boy living in Paris. Though he has a heart condition that keeps him in and out of … Continue reading Review: The Bridge of Little Jeremy by Indrajit Garai
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Some have disputed the claim that to write well you have to be a good reader, but let's be real here. If you don't read, how do you know what a … Continue reading Good Reading = Good Writing