Details about “The Garden of Midnight’s Awakening”

I'm creating a 32 page print sample of The Garden of Midnight's Awakening. Do you like this burb? Three souls intertwined yet lives apart. Each fording passage through the garden of life. Tainted and tumultuous, fractured and bare, a fairy tale lost in its own despair. The Brothers Grimm fairy tale of Rapunzel is well … Continue reading Details about “The Garden of Midnight’s Awakening”

The Mystery of the Missing Link Mosaic by Author Laurence O’Bryan

My good friend, Laurence O'Bryan is reknowned as a puzzle master. Read his first book 'The Istanbul Puzzle' to find out. Recently I asked Laurence (or LOB as I call him) about using puzzles within his novels. He offered to write my a guest post about it. In my mystery novel, The Istanbul Puzzle, Sean … Continue reading The Mystery of the Missing Link Mosaic by Author Laurence O’Bryan

Saurday Series Author Interview – Sean McMullen, Australian Fantasy Writer

I discovered Sean McMullen with the release of his Greatwinter Trilogy - Souls in the Great Machine. This post-apocalyptic novel opens my eyes to this genre, and I tore through it, quickly going to look for more. I was lucky enough that Sean had a back catalogue another couple of books. From thereon, I was … Continue reading Saurday Series Author Interview – Sean McMullen, Australian Fantasy Writer

Author Interview – Robert Vardeman, American Writer

Robert Vardeman (who is sometimes called Vardebob) is a living legend in fantasy and science fiction.  I am going to borrow directly from Wikipedia for this: Vardeman's fantasy series include the War of Powers (6 volumes co-authored with Victor Milan), Cenotaph Road (6 volumes), The Swords of Raemllyn (9 volumes co-authored with Geo. W. Proctor), The … Continue reading Author Interview – Robert Vardeman, American Writer

Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – Rachel Amphlett, Australian Mystery Writer

Rachel is a new friend of mine, but is becoming a fast friend.  She has a wicked sense of humour and really great writing style, which I am somewhat envious of.  Her first book 'White Gold' is doing amazing things.  The only problem is not she's not quite Australian, even though she now lives out … Continue reading Wednesday Wordsmith Author Interview – Rachel Amphlett, Australian Mystery Writer

Author Interview Special Edition – Judith Tarr, American Fantasy Writer

Welcome to another Author Interview Special Edition.  This one is to celebrate a new book by Judith Tarr.  It has been four years since Judith's last novel and much of the world has been anxiously awaiting a new release.  It is also a special book, as it may not have been seen had it not … Continue reading Author Interview Special Edition – Judith Tarr, American Fantasy Writer

Review: Kurt Vonnegut: Letters by Kurt Vonnegut (edited and with an introduction by Dan Wakefield)

Kurt Vonnegut: Letters Kurt Vonnegut (edited and with an introduction by Dan Wakefield) Random House Publishing Group       Delacorte Press Pub Date                Oct 30 2012 Description This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has all the hallmarks of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction. Written over a sixty-year period, these letters, the vast majority of them never before published, … Continue reading Review: Kurt Vonnegut: Letters by Kurt Vonnegut (edited and with an introduction by Dan Wakefield)

Saturday Series Author Interview – Tony Shillitoe, Australian Fantasy Writer

Tony Shillitoe burst onto the Australian fantasy scene with the Andrakis Trilogy beginning in 1992.  As the story, he was convinced by a friend to send a sample to a publisher even though he had only about 10 chapters written.  He didn't hold much hope for it being seen, as he says that only about … Continue reading Saturday Series Author Interview – Tony Shillitoe, Australian Fantasy Writer