Change, my dear. And it seems not a moment too soon.The Sixth Doctor Are you ready for 2023? I know I am! (I say that now...) I hope you are ready, because on Monday, January 2nd, I'm starting a week of blog posts that will blow your mind as I share with you my plans … Continue reading Stay Tuned for AWESOMENESS!
Once a reader sees a book cover design and thinks the book title is intriguing, what’s next? What helps them decide if they want to make the purchase? They might flip to the back of your book or to the dust jacket and read the blurb. Book blurbs are an oft-overlooked part of a writer’s … Continue reading Resource: How to Write a Catchy Back Cover Blurb That Sells from MasterClass
Welcome to my ten-part series where we’ll be going through the ten 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 pound out the basics of these storytelling elements, but my guidebook is more detailed on … Continue reading Yes, Settings Do Matter: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 7
Welcome to my ten-part series where we’ll be going through the ten 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 more detailed … Continue reading What Makes Your Book Different?: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 6
I'm a simple woman. I saw Ace with swords on the cover and was instantly sold. Really, though, it wasn’t only the cover that swayed my decision to pick up this discounted boxset from Big Finish in November. I’m a sucker for Doctor Who pirate stories because there are, in my opinion, far too few … Continue reading Review: The Flying Dutchman / Displaced
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