All Posts by Scott Mullins

Author Interviews: Michelle Hughes and Cowboy Sanctuary

Michelle Hughes, a self- published author with 20+ books written and winner of a Kindle Scout. She writes an array of romance that spans new adult, paranormal, erotic, and now with Kindle Press, Contemporary Western Romance. My Social Media Links: Facebook: www.facebook.com/authormichellehughes Twitter: www.twitter.com/michellehughes_ Mailing List: http://eepurl.com/bfNTSX When and why did you start writing? Ironically, I […]

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5 Tips for Writing Mystery and Suspense by Tony Lee Moral

Having written three books on the film director Alfred Hitchcock, the famed Master of Suspense, I specialise in mystery and suspense writing. I used his principles when writing my new novel , set in Monterey Bay, California. Nearly all stories do well with suspense, no matter the genre. Suspense has largely to do with the […]

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Interview with YA Mystery Author Rebecca Howie

I’m, Rebecca Howie, a nineteen-year-old from Scotland, and I’ve been writing for fun since I was about seven or eight. Reading and writing have always been important to me, so it made sense that when the restaurant I worked in closed I turned to writing, and I self-published my first book in February last year. […]

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Book Review: What Lies Beneath the Mask by Laura Greenwood

Prepare to feel love, loss, terror, and ultimately be swept off your feet in this hauntingly romantic novel! , by Laura Greenwood, is a truly captivating story.  There is a profound sense of realism webbed throughout the plot and within the trauma the main protagonist Annabelle endures. The parallel between Annabelle’s love interests and her […]

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Author Interview with Bestselling Romantic Suspense Author Maggie Adams

Hi! I’m Maggie Adams, a bestselling romantic suspense author. My first book in the Tempered Steel Series, , debuted in Amazon’s Top 100 for Women’s Fiction, humor, on November, 2014 and then again at #61 in 2016. I have consistently made the Amazon bestseller 5-star list with , , , and . My series has […]

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Book Excerpt of Plexi: Adversity by Kwame Opeyo

One Battle Lines Olena Darsus screamed like an animal being flayed alive. Beside her in bed, her husband Prenius was being torn apart by a sharp-clawed golem as if he were a child’s play thing. Blood splattered the sheets and the side of her face as Prenius’ flesh was torn from its bone and scattered […]

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Interview With Paranormal, Fantasy and Contemporary Romance Writer Laura Greenwood

Hi, I’m Laura, I’m the author of several books including paranormal, fantasy and contemporary romances. I grew up in Yorkshire (northern England) but now live in Staffordshire (it’s in the middle!) and love living in the country. When I’m not writing I love to read a wide range of genre, as well as cook and […]

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5 Book Recommendations from Author Devra Robitaille

Let me introduce myself, my name is Devra Robitaille and I write books for children and young adults. Now, when ‘This is Writing’ asked me to do an article recommending five of my favorite books I nearly blew a gasket trying to figure out which books to spotlight! You see, I am such an avid […]

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Interview with Indie Romance Author D. Alyce Domain

My name is D. Alyce Domain.  I’m an Indie Author writing in the romance genre.  I have two currently available books: (Gothic paranormal romance) and (Contemporary Romance).  I’m also a book blogger, offering honest reviews, free advice, promotional book swag, and some paid professional services through my blog.  I also own and operate an online […]

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Interview with Leon Logothetis Global Adventurer and Philanthropist

My name is Leon Logothetis, I’m a global adventurer, motivational speaker & philanthropist. It wasn’t always that way. I used to be a broker in the city of London where I felt uninspired and chronically depressed. I gave it all up for a life on the road. This radical life change was inspired by the […]

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Interview with Author of Eight Young Adult Titles Heather Sunseri

Hi! I’m Heather Sunseri. I am the author of eight young adult titles, and the first book in a brand new romantic suspense series: . You can connect with me on my website heathersunseri.com, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. When and why did you start writing? I’m a former CPA/accountant who knew there had to be something more interesting […]

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Author Interview with Heather Burnside Author of Gritty Crime Fiction

Heather Burnside, is a Manchester-based author of gritty crime fiction. She has a trilogy available through Amazon called the Riverhill Trilogy at: http://Author.to/HBurnside. The books are: , and . The last two books in the trilogy focus on gang crime in 80s and 90s Manchester. You can connect with heather through her website heatherburnside.com, Facebook and Twitter. When and […]

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Book Excerpt: The Twilight Tsunami by Shelby Londyn-Heath

CHAPTER ONE The Hospital GREY STOOD QUIETLY next to the hospital bed. “Mrs. Jaspers, your baby has tested positive for cocaine.” Grey knew from experience that talking in a low voice helped hold back the negative emotions of a child’s removal, before anger and defiance from parents swept around him like a dangerous tempest. Mrs. […]

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Author Interview with Epic Fantasy Writer Kim Alexander

Hi! I’m Kim Alexander, I live in Washington DC, and I write epic fantasy. My series is called  and books one and two:  and , are both available. Connect with me via my website Kim Alexander Online, Facebook, Twitter and my Kim’s Amazon page. When and why did you start writing? I’ve been writing my whole life! I remember writing […]

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Book Excerpt: Whislin’ Dixie: Book One in the Tempered Steel Series by Maggie Adams

CHAPTER ONE   Mac Coalson drove his black GMC truck through his hometown, the tiny riverside community of Grafton, Illinois, and onto the blacktop road that headed toward Jerseyville, the local county seat. He gripped the wheel firmly as he tried to control his anger. The last thing he needed was to wreck his new […]

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Book Excerpt: What Lies Beneath by Laura Greenwood

“What are you doing up here? Not avoiding me are you?” He asked smiling slightly. I sighed, even though he was partly right there was no way I could avoid him now.  “I’m trying to work out the steps for Masquerade. I know how it’s supposed to look in my head but in reality…” I trailed […]

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Book Excerpt: Dominic’s Nemesis by D. Alyce Domain

Prologue Italy (1800s) He lay on the pit floor, limbs stiff from lack of movement. The crawl space no longer accommodated his length. With no light to guide him, he planned each movement to avoid scraping against the granite. First, he shuffled his legs, then rolled his shoulders to bring back the circulation. His skin […]

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Author Interviews: Kari Holloway and The Cracked But Never Broken

Kari Holloway, specializes in southern fiction romance and fantasy. A fourth-generation farm girl, her family’ s farm plays a hand in her Laughing P series, with her mother collecting all sorts of animals, from cats to emus and everything in between. Kari uses these experiences, as well as her studies in Psychology from her time at Georgia Southwestern State University, […]

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Author Interviews: Freya Pickard and The Rusalka Ritual

I’m Freya Pickard, a cancer survivor, and author. I write in what is usually called the Fantasy Genre. I prefer to be known as a Speculative fiction and poetry writer! I have, to date, published 5 books. I have two novels, , and . The former is a light-hearted, tongue-in-cheek romp through an Arthurian Otherworld. […]

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Author Interviews: R.F. Kristi and The Cats Who Crossed Over from Paris

R.F. Kristi – a doctorate in economic development and is enchanted by Cats. I had never imagined myself writing stories for children which is just what I am doing right now with enjoyment and passion. My specialty, due to my work with the United Nations concentrated on writing reports of a technical nature. A world much removed from […]

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Author Interview with Christopher C. Meeker

My name is Christopher C. Meeker and I’m the author of  as well as the author of a number of other works, short stories, and articles on writing. I started writing at a fairly early age and continued until my teen years. Life intervened and I stopped writing for quite sometime I then returned to […]

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Author Interviews: Steven Hague and The Beholder

Steven Hague, author of US crime fiction and gritty-crime novels. My lifelong dream was to become an author, so when I got a publishing deal I was over the moon. I like everything from early Elvis right through to the Foo Fighters. I’m 44 years old, and I live in Norwich, England with my wife Lisa, where we’re eagerly […]

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Book Excerpt: Hawthorne: Chronicles of the Brass Hand by Christopher C. Meeker

“…intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.” — H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds Prologue They think me mad and perhaps well so, for at times I believe myself quite mad and would accept with impassivity, had I not recorded in […]

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Author Interviews: Kelly St. Clare and The Retreat

Kelly St. Clare, a New Zealand author living in Australia. I write fantasy and science fiction novels for teens and above. Currently, I have two series out. is complete – a series about a young woman veiled from birth. And the first in my science fiction series, The After Trilogy, is now available – a […]

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Author Interviews: Glenn Fain and The Woman of my Dreams

Glenn Fain, writer of all unconventional and combination of genres The first book I published was “”, back in 2014. Then I published “” in early 2016, and “” last month. Not much to say about myself personally; I feel if anyone wants to know me, everything that is me is in my books. They are all unconventional, all […]

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5 Book Recommendations From Writer Vincent Francone

Writer Vincent Francone, author of the memoir  shares 5 of his favourite books. 1. by Ciaran Carson On average, I mention this book three times a week to anyone willing to listen.  It’s the book that got me to remember that I love poetry, and that poems are infinitely more malleable than we often realize. […]

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Author Interviews: Angus Kennedy and A Trillion Dollar Man

Angus Kennedy, also known as Terry Kennedy, T.D. Kennedy and soon, Lucky Esposito. The idea was to define the various brands so readers wouldn’t have to wade through a swamp of favourite characters—they could lean back and pursue their author’s new book.Angus Kennedy is the action/adventure pen name for the rip-roaring A Trillion Dollar Man […]

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A Writing Tip to Get your Readers to Return by Shelby Londyn-Heath

Writer’s workshops and creative writing classes teach writers the same thing: have confidence and never quit writing. Granted, this is good advice and writers should heed it, but let me give you another tip: believe in your readers.    Have faith that your readers will arrive at your writing with eager imaginations. When you trust your […]

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Author Interviews: R. K. Swisher and Vent

R.K Swisher, author of hundreds of poems and many short stories in literary magazines. I started writing in Vietnam in 1965.From 1967 until the early 70’s I then started writing novels. To date 16 of my novels have been published by traditional publishers and I have indeed 8. I have had two novels optioned and […]

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