This is just a quick post with five simple things to help plot your stories. Figure out what your character really, really wants.  Your job as author is to make sure they don’t get it, at least, not in the beginning, or middle of your story. Figure out your character’s flaw. This isn’t something simple. It’s […]

NIKOOne can live for several weeks without food but only a few days without water, a fact seventeen year old Niko is only too aware of as she struggles to provide for her two younger brothers in a post apocalyptic landscape where the rain burns like acid, food grows increasingly scarce and any Slither that […]

A Scottish Urban Fantasy: Costa and UKLA nominated!…/dp/B00IZPSKUO Blurb: On the run and hiding from ‘the suits’, Carolyn’s life is far from straightforward. After her mother and brother go missing in a most extraordinary way, (through a hole to another world which appears in the kitchen wall!), she is determined to track them down […]

Blurb: Jewel has a problem. She’s in a witch school and can’t get the most basic spells to work. Her true magical talents must remain hidden. That might be hard to do with a killer on the loose. Murder, mayhem, and magic with a little romance along the way.…/dp/B00UIANOPK Author: Rose has always been a […]

Can you feel your heart beating? Is it beating too fast? Do you feel trapped? Thisis because you are. You’re standing in a pool of water, in the basement of EndHouse, wearing your party clothes. But there is no party, no host and noguests. The door behind you locks shut. The only way is forward, […]

Welcome to your bookish doom! Or, should I say, welcome to your dream come true! Because, if you’re a reader, you’re going to enjoy four days’ worth of books, authors, and Halloweenie goodies. Where will this party take place, you ask? Why, I have the address right here: Please feel free to share word of […]

We’re here today to welcome Lorna George and squee over her beautiful new book, The Redwood Rebel. While Lorna is here, you’ll get to read an excerpt from her book, check out her bio, and click on the linky-links to her website and social media sites. Yay!   Without further ado, here’s a look inside […]