Fantasy is more than dragons

Read all 5 books for $4.99 (free on KU)!

" I really can't think of another series that tied the world of fantasy and sci-fi together so well since Pern... a truly original viewpoint of fantasy, and I loved it."
~ Riley Westbrook

A Heaven for Toasters: Chapter 10

After relaunching A Heaven for Toasters, complete with new cover, I promised to publish it here in installments. Here's the next chapter. Note: You can find a link to all published chapters at the end of this post or read more parts on Wattpad. A Heaven for Toasters...

read more

Email Video Marketing

I have written in the past extensively about email marketing, video marketing, and even live video marketing. But email video marketing? Is that even a thing? Turns out that yes, it is. Basically, instead of writing up an email, you record a video and send it to your...

read more

Writing Interactive Fiction

A couple of years ago I wrote about the Choose Your Own Adventure books. In the books—for those not familiar with them—you read until you come to a decision point, which prompts you to flip to another page, backward or forward. They invite you into an exciting,...

read more

Whisker Smile Wins Prestigious IBBY Award

I had some great news a few days ago: my illustrator, Dimitris Fousekis, called me late at night, sounding really excited: our children's book, Whisker Smile (available only in Greek for now) had won the prestigious IBBY award! Whisker Smile is our second children's...

read more

5 Dramatic Techniques to Transform Your Writing

ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors, recently published a post on dramatic techniques by Jules Horne, author of Dramatic Techniques for Creative Writers. With a background in scriptwriting, Jules is perfect for explaining how the dramatic techniques used in...

read more

Happy April Fools’ Day 2020

It's April 1st today, also known as April Fools' Day. While past years I wrote about highbrow pranks like the 7 best literary hoaxes, this year is a strange affair. Lockdowns and quarantines feel like an endless prank the universe is playing on us. So, I thought I'd...

read more

A Heaven for Toasters: Chapter 9

After relaunching A Heaven for Toasters, complete with new cover, I promised to publish it here in installments. Here's the next chapter. Note: You can find a link to all published chapters at the end of this post or read more parts on Wattpad. A Heaven for Toasters...

read more

Atop the Super-Duper High Hill of the Mountain

Greece is in lockdown mode because of COVID-19. We're urged to avoid getting out of the house for anything that's not essential - basically, doctors and supermarkets. Even the churches have closed down, to avoid spreading the virus. This past week has been pretty...

read more

Well-crafted “Mary Sue”/”Gary Stu” Characters

There is a fascinating discussion right now on Quora on Mary Sue/Gary Stu characters. People argue in favor and against the possibility of writing a well-crafted, enjoyable character like that. For anyone not familiar with the Mary Sue term (Gary Stu or Lary Stu are...

read more

Infographic: Selling your Business with Ebooks

Did you know that a great way to promote a business is through an ebook? As regular readers of this blog know, I have been focusing on freelance writing this past couple of years. So, this is a tip that may be of particular interest to non-fiction writers and anyone...

read more

Subscribe to blog via email and never miss another post!

Join 20,569 other subscribers

Subscribe and Save

If you enjoy my work and are interested in more freebies and deals, why not subscribe to my newsletter? I hate spammers as much as you and only send an email once a month tops, always filled with news of genuine interest.
Subscribers to my ARC list read everything I publish for free!

Click here to subscribe >>

Let’s connect on Twitter!

Privacy/Affiliate Links

When you leave a comment, WordPress stores information like your name, email etc. This is not shared with third parties. Please read my Privacy Policy to find out how this may be used.
This website includes affiliate links

%d bloggers like this: