From the sprawling plains of North Central Iowa comes an author of fantasy, urban and LGBT books that have captured the imagination of many readers. Author Layla Dorine is a lover of nature and a crafter of worlds where her stories spring to life. she describes her latest book, Serpent’s Kiss, and shares words of encouragement for new and upcoming writers.
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“During the Vietnam war, a young US Marine named Sean Chambers is captured and imprisoned in a POW camp. During his time in captivity, revelations regarding his fate and his role in a much larger war comes to light…” This is the teaser description for author Mark Swaine’s second book in the Legend of the Red Sun Village series, The Crenshaw Serpent. Continue reading
Gods, demons and pagan deities… Dark fantasy author Tamara Lakomy explores magic and mysticism in an unconventional manner in her novel The Shadow Crucible. Lakomy discusses her book, motivations and advice for writers who are new to the art of storytelling.
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Everyone has challenges in their life albeit some more so than others. It’s beneficial for one’s overall well-being to realize that most things in life are out of our control; the weather, traffic, the economy and especially the behavior of others. We can’t control much of the things that happen in our lives but we can choose to react to it in a way that betters us. Continue reading
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When scrolling through social media, I stopped by a post that caught my eye by a gentleman who, on a fairly tame post, made a noticeable presence. Continue reading
John David Bethel, author of Blood Moon and Evil Town, not only brings psychological thrills and mystery to the pages of his novels, but political intrigue as well. Bethel has inside knowledge of the politics of Washington D.C. that brings a level of realism in his work. Formerly a communications strategist and speechwriter for Members of Congress and Cabinet officers, Bethel reflects on the relationship between communication, words and power. Continue reading