I read and reviewed author R.H. Hales’s book, Church Mouse in the winter of of 2018. I loved the novel and her writing. That is why she is one of my favorite authors and has earned a position on my Author Spotlight page! Please see her interview and upcoming work below: 1. What inspired you to write a book? Despite being a lifelong dreamer, I never actually expected to be an author. Basically, whatever I’m obsessing over at any given time creates its own worlds and fantasies in my head, causing scenes to play out, and with Church...Read More
Month: December 2018
Tales of Ancient Rome (Vol #1) by S.J.A. Turney Published by Victrix Books on November 2, 2011 Pages: 99 Goodreads A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish. The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st. Laugh, cry and shudder at: Hold The Wall - Hadrian's wall in the last days of the western empireVigil - A comedic tale of firefighting in Rome*NEW* Rudis - A champion gladiator fights his last fight*NEW* The Discovery -...Read More
I read and reviewed author Ellie Douglas’s book, The Dead Wake Anthology in the winter of of 2018. I loved the stories and her writing. That is why she is one of my favorite authors and has earned a position on my Author Spotlight page! Please see her interview and upcoming work below. 1. What inspired you to write a book? From a little child I was exposed to horror movies and horror books, which then gave me the idea to write horror. I wanted to scare people. To give readers something that they hadn’t read before. ...Read More
Continuity in Storytelling: How to Keep Facts Straight When Writing a Novel By: Laura Smith Introduction It’s common knowledge that author J.K. Rowling can answer any question off the top of her head about a character or event in her Harry Potter novels without ever contradicting her response. Rowling knows her world inside and out, a string of knowledge that her fans constantly challenge and appreciate, especially in the fantasy genre where every detail is practically built from scratch. However, that’s not every writer’s style. Sometimes a writer only knows what makes it onto the page. They can’t...Read More
Stage 3: Bravo By: Ken Stark Does the power of love and friendship really know no bounds? Something so strong and compelling that nothing can possibly stand in its way. A noble idea is it not? Would you personally be willing to sacrifice your very life if it meant saving your friends and loved ones from the same fate? What if the method of your demise involved being torn apart by a horde of ravenous zombies? If these notions have piqued your interest, then Stage 3: Bravo by author Ken Stark is an absolute must read! It is an...Read More
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And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews,
And I did not…
If this was to be your last day on this planet, would you be satisfied with the life you have lived? Have you existed in harmony with those around you- and within yourself? What if your answer to these questions is a resounding ‘No’? …