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The Path of the Stone – Time Travel, Harpies, Pirates; Fantasy Adventure Books for Teens and Adults

So close, I am so close to finishing the manuscript for The Path of the Stone – Time Travel, Harpies, Pirates; Fantasy Adventure Books for Teens and Adults. The Path of the Stone is a story I started writing last year, based on a dream I had. As soon as I woke up, I sat […]

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Aurélie Survival – Interview with a Different Vampire

“These are more the vampires of Bram Stoker than the cheesy vampires of this century,” claims one Amazon reviewer. The book Aurélie Survival has earned several 5 star reviews, so I thought it was time to ask the bloodsucker in person some questions. Aurélie was alive during the times of the French Revolution and was […]

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Paranormal Romance Novels – Surviving Among Vampires and Werewolves

Paranormal romance novels are everywhere, I’m not even sure how many hundreds or thousands are published every day or week. It’s funny how I never wrote in the paranormal genre before but I always wanted to, and when – years later – I finally did, it had suddenly become a popular, and I suppose a competitive […]

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What to Send to Inmates

If you have a loved one in prison, or perhaps a pen pal, communication can be quite limited and there are also restrictions to what to send to inmates. One of the best things to do is to buy books for inmates. There are several platforms where you can order them from and which deliver […]

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Short Real Horror Stories – Right Here at Home

Remember those freakish monsters in Dean Koontz’s books? Crazy monkeys that attacked humans, monstrous insects that were out to kill? What if this was real? OK, there are no insects here that even resemble the giant cockroaches from Men in Black I or any of Dean Koontz’ fantastical creatures, but living in the semi-desert it […]

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Christmas Fantasy Horror Story – Harpies Anyone?

I haven’t posted in a while, but that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been busy 😉 I have worked on two other websites I have and I am also writing a new story. Since it’s a Christmas, a writer’s group I meet with every week inspired me to write a Christmas fantasy horror story, and […]

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34 Books that Have Turned Into Great Movies

Although we have all seen movies that were based on books and were disappointed at the outcome, there were also many books that have turned into some really excellent movies, even if the movie adaptation didn’t always stay true to the source material. I love it when nothing in the plot is changed, but sometimes […]

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Wealthy Affiliate Negative Reviews – the Good, the Bad, and the Truthfully

Today, I came across a negative review about Wealthy Affiliate. It was bound to happen, wasn’t it? The internet is swarmed with glowing reviews of this affiliate marketing platform, there has to be something that may perhaps not be so great, right? Wealthy Affiliate negative reviews appear just like 1 star reviews on bestselling books. […]

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Strong Verbs Word List

What are synonyms for the word “say”? How many times can you repeat “he said”, “she said” in a novel without making it sound repetitive? How to avoid a frequent use of “was/were” and what are good synonyms for the verb “walk”? A strong verbs word list would definitely be a great help. You could […]

Halloween Vampire Costume - Based on Book Characters

Halloween Vampire Costume – Based on Book Characters

Perhaps, I like Halloween vampire costumes so much, because some of my books are about vampires. Honestly, I would love to dress up as Aurélie, the main vampire character in my debut novel Aurélie Survival. It would be such a cool idea to have a Halloween party themed with your favorite horror or fantasy book […]