I have always loved Science Fiction and, when I decided to make my first contribution to this genre, I wanted to blur the edges of two sub genres in the way that Frank Herbert did with Dune. Whereas Herbert’s Dune story is a solid mix of fantasy fiction and science fiction, Herbert intentionally suppressed theContinue reading “Insights of the Interstellar Māori Matakite”
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“Unlocking the Secret of Sequel Power”
With a series, readers can get more depth and detail about characters and the world they inhabit. For the author it also gives additional scope and reach for marketing efforts.
The hidden markets of the Antipodean
The additional plus here is that the incredibly intelligent and discerning people who make up the Antipodean nations tend to give me my best reviews.
The ancient art of accidental preservation
Thousands and thousands of these manuscripts were re-purposed in this manner and who knows what wealth of history and information lies hidden in the spines.
The essence of our ancestors
A line in a book I am reading made me think rather too deeply about something. And that surely is the power of the written word. Something banal and taken entirely for granted can spark a sudden feeling, an emotion, and all of a sudden it inspires a change of perspective. The book is “TheContinue reading “The essence of our ancestors”
To KENP or not to make any moolah?
KENP stands for Kindle Edition Normalized Pages, so I am guessing the name was made up by some guy in IT rather than some seventeen year-old marketing whizz kid
More out of order than a Pulp Fiction movie
I was thrilled at the beginning of this month to release my third book. Ignoring, for a moment, my supernatural thriller novel, it was book two in my travel memoir series and was aptly titled, “It’s not as bad as it looks.” Book two continues and completes the story started in “Mistakes were Made” whichContinue reading “More out of order than a Pulp Fiction movie”
The challenges and opportunities of writing in multiple genres.
In traditional publishing it has long been the mantra that an author needed to pick, and subsequently, stick to a single genre.
Mr. Crowley – did you talk to the dead?
Many modern concepts of magic, wicca and the paranormal stem from the philosophies of the Golden Dawn and the teachings of Crowley himself.
Back to the Paranormal
The slang of the era lends an additional element of authenticity to a time and place, which was already a dark and dangerous time and place to live