And now, a flash fiction told in one sentence: Death looked to the sky, listening to the crotch rockets fly past at well over 35MPH, and with a sigh said, "It's much too early in the morning to die." This tiny trinket may or may not have come to me early this morning, standing in my... Continue Reading →
We're into the full swing of Summer now, and it's time for another Eyes on Authors! Today, Sherri Fulmer Moorer will be sharing her book, Progenitor: Book One of the Earthside Trilogy, with us. Life can be frustrating. People and circumstances can irritate you. The best laid plans can explode, leaving you confused and uncertain.... Continue Reading →
Controversial post incoming! (Image copyright Kent Zonestar. Go check out his other works!) I recently came across Sarah Madison's "Dear Broke Reader, Your Sense of Entitlement is Killing Me", an article articulating the myriad frustrations as an author and art-maker when it comes to monetary value in their art as perceived by the general public, along... Continue Reading →
For today's Eyes on Authors segment, I'd like to introduce Pupola, the author of Never One, a Young Adult Sci-Fi drama that gives its main character the illusion of choice when it comes to life and death. Pupola was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her mother is Shayla S. Ali and father is Dr. Ashraf Ali.... Continue Reading →
Voting is still going strong over at Cassie's Cover of the Year contest! If you like the Godeater cover, head on over and vote for it!
I read this post this morning, and it unnerved me a little. I don’t have *any* KU page reads at the moment, but this is something terrifying for the authors who do. What do you guys think?
There’s this indie author I know a little bit from the Kboards.com forum. Her name is Pauline Creeden, and she’s an ordinary midlister, like so many of us. I remember PMing her some time ago and gushing about how particularly beautiful one of her book covers is — the one for Chronicles of Steele: Raven. Here, I’ll include an image. Gorgeous, eh?
Anyway, today I tuned in to Kboards and noticed that Pauline had started a thread. It contained what’s surely the worst news possible for an indie author: Amazon had closed her publishing account. All her ebooks had been taken off sale. Permanently. Here’s the email she got from Amazon:
We are reaching out to you because we have detected that borrows for your books are originating from systematically generated accounts. While we support the legitimate efforts of our publishers to promote their books, attempting to manipulate…
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For today's Eyes on Authors, I'd like to welcome Melinda Brasher, author of Far-Knowing, a Young Adult Fantasy tale about mages-- some that go too far, and some that must learn to go the distance. Melinda Brasher spends her time writing fiction, traveling, and teaching English as a second language in places like Poland, Mexico,... Continue Reading →
For the next week, the Godeater e-book will just be .99 cents! You can grab your copy here! This is not your average Young Adult fantasy. Shapeshifting Goddesses, reincarnated Gods, and a mythological behemoth bent on destroying the world- how do you defeat that which defeats immortality? If you're a Kindle Unlimited member, you can... Continue Reading →
By Angelica Petela. Knights of ingenious imagination! We must travel to the far ends of Mt. Cerebral Cortex. reusing soiled substances— causing massive stale nausea. Pack sketchpads, paper, notebooks, anything to put your print on. Must bring a book or a game, madness might fall upon us. This journey will be filled with coffee and ... Continue Reading →