All Posts by Scott Mullins

Interview with Author Mike Russell

Inspiring, liberating, otherworldly, magical, surreal, bizarre, funny, unique… all of these words have been used to describe the books of Mike Russell. Connect with him via Twitter here: https://twitter.com/strangebookseye Connect with him via Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/StrangeBooks-411136099063762/ When did you start writing? When I was 12 years old I began writing a novel called ‘Imagine Infinity’. I designed […]

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Author Interviews: Kwame Opeyo and Plexi: Adversity

Kwame Opeyo, author of Young Adult fantasy books you can connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and his website – mageterminus.com When and why did you start writing? I started writing around 2008, but have only recently self-published. As it turns out, the last book I wrote is the first one I decided to publish. I […]

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How Romance Author Chantal Ravens Created Her Book Trailer

Many of you may have noticed that I have a book trailer on Youtube for my book: The Damnation Plays. Well, there were several stages in producing the book trailer. Since my camera wasn’t working I decided to use stock images for my book trailer. There were several sites where you can get free stock […]

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Interview with Mystery and Suspense Writer Tony Lee Moral

My name is Tony Lee Moral, I’m a mystery and suspense writer, who lives in London and Los Angeles. I’ve written three books on the films and life of Alfred Hitchcock; , , plus a ‘how to write’ manual called . I’ve written two published suspense novels,  and . Connect with me at www.ghostmaven.com, www.tonyleemoral.com, Twitter and Facebook. […]

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Interview with Author S.J. Hardman Lea

Hi. I’m Simon Hardman Lea and describe myself on my author pages as a cynical romantic who tries to write novels. (My day job is as a hospital based doctor). The background to my books is France during the years 1916-1922, the characters are a mixture of British, American and French, and although the whole […]

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Author Interviews : Leonora Meriel and The Woman Behind the Waterfall

Leonora Meriel grew up in London and studied literature at the University of Edinburgh and Queen’s University, Ontario. She worked at the United Nations in New York, and then for a law firm. She published her debut novel “” in October 2016. I write literary fiction, mixed with elements of fantasy, surrealism, and magic realism. You […]

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Author Interviews: Shelby Londyn-Heath and The Twilight Tsunami

Shelby Londyn-Heath writes from her life’s view point. She has been a writer since she first learned how to put letters onto paper. She lives in a world of my own making, trekking to make-believe lands where she meets with kings and queens to draw up treaties and bring back rare jewels. She has travelled […]

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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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The Ultimate List of Fiction Books You Should Read At Least Once in Your Life

Finding the next “good read” is never easy. Sometimes you want to read something in your genre. Other times you want to read something that’s completely different. Sometimes you have no clue what you want to read. No matter what “reading” mood you’re in, This is Writing has got you covered with in-depth book recommendation […]

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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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