Yes, the Speculative Realms anthology is on special over at Amazon. At the time of this post, it was selling at $11.19, however, I saw it for $5.88 last week, so the price is slowly creeping back to the recommended price of $15.95. My story “Where Strength Lies” is included in the anthology. It’s about … Read moreAnthology On Special at Amazon
Perfect Victim by Elizabeth Southall and Megan Norris My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book is a true story about the disappearance and murder of 15 year old Rachel Barber in March 1999 in Victoria, Australia. There are two “stories” running parallel – the story of Rachel’s family’s anguish and grief as told by … Read moreBook Review: Perfect Victim
Approximately thirty-six hours ago this website was attacked by hackers. I was soundly asleep in bed and missed the whole thing, however, several friends sent me emailed in the attempt to notify me. By the time I read the emails the next morning, my provider had already fixed the problem and restored their latest backup … Read moreI’ve been hacked! What should I do?
Mirror Image is a manuscript for adults which runs at about 90,000 words at the moment (I want the finished product to be around 100,000 words). It’s not a fantasy project, like most of my works-in-progress. This manuscript fits into the…paranormal genre, I think. I’m a little uncertain because the changes I need to make … Read moreCut…It…Out! But What If…?
To celebrate the new direction and change of name of this website, I am running a competition. All you have to do is write a story in no more than 500 words using three of the following ten words: murder, mystery, fire, gates, cat, warlord, gold, dwarf, planet, ship The story can be any genre. … Read moreCompetition: Let’s Celebrate by Writing a Story
The Starthorn Tree by Kate Forsyth My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Starthorn Tree by Kate Forsyth, I found, was difficult to get into because of the dialogue of the characters. It slowed the story down and I found it distracting. But once I got used to the way they spoke and the strange … Read moreBook Review: The Starthorn Tree
This website needs a new name. I’ve been pondering this conundrum for a while and I think I’ve made a decision. Obviously, nothing is set in stone, but I’m leaning towards a simple change that will describe the content of the website a lot clearer than the current name – Scribe’s Writing Desk. I still … Read moreA Change of Direction Means a Change of Name
This is something I rarely do, but this afternoon I’m going to share a link with you. I’m not going to rattle on about why you should follow the link and read the content, just trust me and do it! Writer, This is Your Job What are your thoughts?