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Author Interview Sheena Binkley and Novel Real Love

Sheena Binkley is a freelance writer, penning articles on various topics including education and entertainment. You can reach Sheena on Goodreads, Google +, Facebook, Twitter, her website sheenabinkley.com and join her mailing list here http://eepurl.com/bY22E9 For those who don’t know you, introduce yourself, your writing and books Sheena Binkley first discovered her love for storytelling when writing her first story […]

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Interview With Writer of Books, Games, and Screenplays Ryan Dalton

Hi, I’m Ryan Dalton – writer of books, games, and screenplays. My sci-fi Time Shift Trilogy debuted last year with . Book Two, , was just released in April 2017. I’m currently hard at work on Book Three and it is scheduled for release in April 2018. The series centers on Malcolm and Valentine Gilbert, […]

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Interview with Amber D. Tran About Moon River

Hello! My name is Amber D. Tran. I was born and raised in West Virginia, and I currently live in Alabama. I have been writing since the 5th grade. I graduated from West Virginia University in 2012 with a degree in English with a concentration in creative writing. My style is a blend of contemporary […]

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Book Excerpt: The Year of Lightning By Ryan Dalton

CHAPTER 1 A torrent of lightning struck the roof of the old house. Malcolm had never noticed the place before, but now he stood transfixed at his bedroom window. Despite the storm’s power, the house seemed strangely untouched—no damage, no fire, nothing. The towering house sat across the street. Faded whitewash covered its three wooden stories, […]

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Interview with Young Adult Author Jeffrey Aaron Miller

My name is Jeffrey Aaron Miller, and I’m a full-time writer. Although I mostly do ghostwriting and professional editing, I churn out science fiction and fantasy novels in my free time. Join me at my website www.jeffreyaaronmiller.com, Twitter and Facebook. Have you always wanted to be a writer? Yes, I have been writing stories since […]

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Book Excerpt: Real Love by Sheena Binkley

When I first stepped foot on the campus of Shaw University, I didn’t know what path I wanted to take in my career. I was an undeclared major, just taking things day-by-day. I never imagined I would be where I am today, a reporter for a national news network. I can’t help but smile at what I’ve accomplished. […]

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Book Review of Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer by F.J.R. Titchenell

Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer by F.J.R. Titchenell is a YA novel about a group of teenagers surviving the zombie apocalypse. The story is told from the perspective of Cassie, an average teenage girl who is uncannily good at everything she does. For Cassie, the apocalypse starts after a freak paintballing accident when […]

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Book Excerpt: The Ribbon Tree by Jeffrey Aaron Miller

Chapter One The Forest of Stray Dogs “We’re too old for this, dude,” Hao said. “Seriously. Playing chicken with stray dogs is a game for kiddies. Come on. Don’t go in there.” The fence creaked in protest, the sun-warped boards threatening to give way beneath all one hundred and ten pounds of anxious thirteen-year-old boy. […]

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Author Interview with Crime Fiction Author Todd Lincoln Richards

Hi, I’m Todd Lincoln Richards, author of the following novels; , ,  & . I write crime fiction and young adult fiction. I live in Los Angeles with my girlfriend Phoebe and our dog “Dio.”  I love writing and I write almost every day.  I also work in the addiction/mental health field, which I find […]

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Interview with Krysten Lindsay Hager Author of the Young Adult Star Series

I’m Krysten Lindsay Hager and I write about friendship, self-esteem, fitting in, frenemies, crushes, fame, first loves, and values. I write the young adult series, the Star Series, about a teen who moves to a beach town and winds up living next door to a teen TV star. I’ve also written  as well as a […]

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Book Excerpt Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer by F.J.R. Titchenell

1. Why They Call Me That   When you think about it, there’s no way Mark was really the first case. First one broadcast on American TV, sure, but not the first altogether. On average, nearly 300,000 people die every day, and that stat is from before all this started, so even if you narrow […]

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Interview with YA Comic Horror Author F.J.R. Titchenell

Hi, I’m F.J.R. Titchenell, and I write horror and sci-fi, sometimes alone, sometimes with my husband/co-author, Matt Carter. I write mainly for teens, but he and I have been working on some more adult stuff together too. My published books so far include the YA horror-comedy,  ), and the YA horror/sci-fi series, , which I […]

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Writing YA Historical Fantasy – Interview with Gemma Perfect

Hi, my name is Gemma Perfect – and, no I’m not perfect and no it’s not made-up – I get asked both of those questions all the time! It’s my married name. When I first self-published I used a pen name because it does sound made up.   I’ve been writing since I was a […]

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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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Book Review: Game of Fear by Gledé Browne Kabongo

by Glede Kabongo follows Abbie Cooper in her final years at an elite New England private school. She’s attractive, at the top of her class, and doesn’t care about drama because ‘she has her priorities straight’. Despite trying her best to stay on the straight and narrow a mistake from her past comes back to […]

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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 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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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: Megan Rivers and A Fateful Melody

Megan Rivers is a new author, recently self-publishing her first book in her young adult series, Song for You, “.” The second book in this series is due out in the Spring of 2017. She is also working on other novels, including a mystery series, a supernatural adventure, and a collection of short stories. You […]

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Book Excerpt: Glacier by Beth Lynn

Chapter 30 I desperately pointed at the alarm clock. “It’s after curfew.” I said, “Jamie, you should probably get back. I don’t want another gargoyle at our door.” “Why are you trying to kick me out? Do you have a problem with me or something!” Jamie demanded. “Yes,” Mel concurred, “you’ve been acting weird all […]

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Book Excerpt: A Fateful Melody by Megan Rivers

Preface It was one of those days in May when the trees of New York no longer carried the promise of green buds on its branches, but the beginning of summer leaves instead. It made me smile as I climbed out of the taxi and walked into the airport. Traveling had become a routine. Every […]

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Book Excerpt: Micah: The Sword of Malachi by Lee DuCote

Lee DuCote The Sword of Malachi

Chapter 1 Deep within a hellish cavern, six towering beings merged from the depths of its heated core and gathered at the opening. They were beautiful creatures with physically striking features and the physiques of warriors, clothed to resemble the upper crust of the society they would soon infiltrate. Their eyes glowed with a fierce […]

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