Every writer has heard some variation on it: 'You need to find your voice', 'When you find your voice', 'Wow, I love that author's voice' -- what in the world does this mean? We're writing, not speaking, RIGHT? How can we be talking about a voice when reading is silent? (Don't bring up reading aloud, … Continue reading What Is ‘Voice’ And How The Devil Do You Find It?
Welcome to the Indie Book Tour, where I read & review Indie & Self-Published novels in an exploratory and somewhat secretive fashion. Today we are discussing Trial By Song by Alicia Gaile There was time for one last gulp of air before the vines claimed their victim and dark, fetid water closed over his head. Trial By … Continue reading Review: Trial By Song by Alicia Gaile
Folks, I was called out in public, and now it's time to reap the consequences. You heard me right. My awesome critique partner, Shauna, has challenged me to her newly minted Shamrock Bash Writing Tag, in celebration of St Patrick's Day this Saturday.
Asrian Skies, by Anne Wheeler, is a Science Fantasy novel set on the fictional planet Asria, rife with political intrigue, spies and the potential to become one of my favorite new series.
Ready to dive back in? You only think you are. Whereas Disowned was a sweet-talking mild-mannered introduction to the Allegiance series, Dissemble strides through the door of the tavern, half-doors swinging wide, spurs glistening, and a devilish tilt to its cowboy hat--ready to take on the world.
As some of you already know, in the month of January I was hard at work on 'fixing' Only The Stars Know. Originally published in 2011, my process for editing and formatting books at the time can be categorized very simply: learning. In the years since, I have changed my process considerably to include an … Continue reading Only The Stars Know: 2nd Edition
Malfunction, by J.E. Purazzi is a bio-punk sci-fi dystopian New Adult adventure for the mind and soul. (try saying that ten times fast!) Don't let my over-categorization turn you off though, if you enjoy character-driven plot, high-stakes intensity and and excellent world-building, you are in for a treat with this one.