Born in the harsh world of East Africa 1.8 million years ago, where hunger, death, and predation are a normal part of daily life, Lucy and her band of early humans struggle to survive. It is a time in history when they are relentlessly annihilated by predators, nature, their own people, and the next iteration … Continue reading Review – Born in a Treacherous Time
Hit the books As writers, we have an interesting relationship with books. We spend our life surrounded by them – our own, other people’s – it doesn’t matter. Reading is a passion we share for various reasons; for the connection, for pleasure, to learn. We collect them, covet them, and often use them to benefit … Continue reading Hit the books #AtoZChallenge – Peculiar ‘Pen fellows’ – Quirks only a writer can understand
I'm delighted to share details about Charles Yallowitz' new release - Charms of the Feykin. More exciting Windemere adventures...bring it on! Return to Windemere in Charms of the Feykin! To make a champion fall, one must wound their very soul. Nyx is leading the charge to rescue Delvin and Sari, who have gone missing in the southern … Continue reading New Release: Charms of the Feykin by Charles Yallowitz
This week at Writing Room 101, Geoff Le Pard popped in for a visit and shared a great article with us. Geoff just finished his book tour - My Father and Other Liars, and you can learn more about the tour and his new book, here. The treatment of the adult orphan. When I started … Continue reading Sunday Spotllight: WR101 – Geoff Le Pard
I have a cover reveal for you today and, as I'm sure you'll agree - it's really cool. The land beyond The Forest of Ferrês belongs to the kyres mortal enemies the twin-tailed foxes. Standing on the borders DarkDeath will have to plunge into the unknown to save his adventurous pup. Will he be able to … Continue reading Cover Reveal – A Father's Protection by KJ Hawkins
Callum tagged me in this book tag and, though it's taken a week to get to the questions, I never could resist talking about books so - thanks, Callum 🙂 Show a book with a summery cover. I haven't read the book in years, but I enjoyed it. It was a gripping read, and I … Continue reading Summertime Madness Book Tag
Today I would like to share with you the cover reveal for Gloria Weber's upcoming release - Alicia. As a bonus, Gloria has also provided us with a trailer for the book. Enjoy. ALICIA by Gloria Weber Published by Solstice Publishing (Summer Solstice imprint) Release Date: August 18, 2015 Blurb: Leon has decided it is … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Alicia by Gloria Weber
I had the great pleasure of interviewing Joshua Robertson as part of Sourcerer’s Eleven this month. Hop on over and check it out, Joshua is very engaging 😀
Welcome to round three of Sourcerer’s Eleven. An interview series where contributors within the site get a shot in the big chair. The Instigator-In-Chief, Gene’o interviewed Luther Siler, who then put me through my paces, so now it’s my turn *rubs hands together*. In the hot seat today is Joshua Robertson, author of Melkorka (Book 1: Thrice Nine Legends), and A Midwinter Sellsword (Book 1: Hawkhurst Saga).
- You recently released Gladiators and Thieves, book two of the Hawkhurst Saga. Can you tell us a little about that series and how it came about?
You will have to forgive me if I momentarily nerd rage. The story of Hawkhurst was never intended to be in my collection of stories. Hawkhurst first began as a politically-themed RPG MUD (Roleplaying Game Multi-User Dimension) played through text on a web-based platform. I spent an entire weekend creating a complex city from the…
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I'm delighted to welcome Amy M. Reade to Writing Room 101 today, author of Secrets of Hallstead House. Amy has shared an excerpt with us, which is really exciting. So read on to learn more about her latest release, and don't forget to show Amy some love in the comments! Macy Stoddard had hoped to ease the grief of … Continue reading Introducing Amy M. Reade, Author of Secrets of Hallstead House
Welcome back to the second part of Fiona's spotlight post. I'd like to share an interview with you, and have included information about Fiona and her work at the bottom of the post as a reminder. Interview with Fiona Ingram How do you market your work? What avenues have you found work best? When I … Continue reading Author Interview – Fiona Ingram