Category Writing

Top software for #writers

Writers – I highly recommend you mosey on over to Dave Chesson’s blog and take a look at this round up of the best software for writers: https://kindlepreneur.com/software-for-writers/ This isn’t a site that permits a reblog, but it’s well worth a visit, covering ‘dozens of timesaving tools that can help writers work more productively and […]

#BookReview – SOUL DESTROYER by Elicia Hyder #paranormal #angels

First, the good news: I’ve started writing again! I’ve begun both a Rustam short story, and a Caledonian Sprite novel. Both characters are immense fun to write, and just at the moment, Cassie Lake’s sassy, snarky outlook on life resonates with me. The downside is you’ll have to wait a bit longer for the final […]

3 things to do for paperback formatting #publishing #indiepublishing

I’ve been unable to write creatively for some weeks now due to high stress levels, and the ill-health those visit upon the body, so when I haven’t been in the throes of a migraine I’ve been tackling the production of the paperback version of THE PRINCE’S PROTEGE. Under normal circumstances, I would have done this […]

A Heavenly Toasters’ Relaunch

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
The more observant among you may have noticed that I have been quietly experimenting with the cover of A Heaven for Toasters. I removed the kissing couple and used a single man, curious to see if that would make any difference to sales. To my surprise, it did, albeit…

Good Luck With That #Writers #Authors

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis:
Image by Gerhard Gellinger from Pixabay I remember having a dialogue with a writer friend a few years ago. She was chastising me for stressing the importance of luck in publishing. Her argument was that, if you work hard enough, you’re bound to succeed. At the time, I was…

#BookReview – PRINCE OF DREAMS by Pippa DaCosta – Messenger Chronicles #4 #SFF #Paranormal

Continuing to catch up on my reading, I’m also catching up on my reviews. I recently shared my review for book #3 in the Messenger Chronicles: The Nightshade’s Touch, and mentioned that it grabbed me so completely I bought the next one as soon as I got off the aircraft where I’d been reading. Here […]

#BookReview – The Nightshade’s Touch by Pippa DaCosta #SFF #Paranormal

Time to catch up with another review… Fae in space – awesome! A truly masterful mix of fantasy and SF, with a slow-burn reverse harem at its heart. This one is for Book #3 in The Messenger Chronicles by Pippa DaCosta – see my reviews of the previous books: Shoot the Messenger Game of Lies […]

#BookReview – The Threats of Sky and Sea Trilogy by Jennifer Ellision #fantasy #YAfantasy

One week on and I’m still not up to doing anything creative myself yet, so today I’m sharing my review of a box set – you can see my review of Book 1 here, and you can clearly see I enjoyed it enough to go on and buy the set! Elementals: The Threats of Sky […]

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update #Reviews – Deborah Jay, Julia Benally, Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the first of the Cafe and Bookstore updates this week and the first author with a recent review is Deborah Jay for her latest release The Prince’s Protege – The Five Kingdoms Book Three. About the book Following on from The Prince’s Son, continue reading the gripping…

#BookReview – The Prince’s Man by Deborah Jay

Originally posted on Meeka's Mind:
I gave Deborah Jay’s novel – The Prince’s Man –  5/5 stars and posted this review on both Goodreads and Amazon: I’m not sure what I was expecting when I started reading ‘The Prince’s Man’, but the reality blew me away. The story is a grown up fantasy reminiscent…