Indie Book Review – Splitsville (Rise of the Discordant Book 2) by Christina McMullen

It’s indie book review time!. Find out what Jay thought of ‘Splitsville’, the second book in Christina McMullen’s ‘Rise of the Discordant’ series. (You can read his review of the first book in the series, ‘Past Life Strife’, by clicking here).

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Indie Author Spotlight – C.L. Schneider unveils the cover to her new book!

It’s Author Spotlight time! This time I’m helping my friend and fellow HMS Slush Brain crew member C.L. Schneider reveal the cover to her latest book. Read on and learn more about Nite Fire: Flash Point…

I’m excited to share with you the cover for my upcoming release! After completing the Crown of Stones Trilogy last year, I wanted to do something different. And this series is it! Flash Point is the 1st book in The Nite Fire Series, a fast-paced, entertaining urban fantasy full of action and mystery. Nite Fire centers on the character of Dahlia Nite, a shapeshifting creature-hunter from a parallel world—ruled by dragons.

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Indie Author Spotlight – Adam Dreece brings us ‘The Man of Cloud 9’

Every once in a while I like to showcase my fellow indie authors. Today I shine the spotlight on someone who has been a great mentor to me, as well as a good friend. Let’s learn a little more about Adam Dreece and his latest book, ‘The Man of Cloud 9’…

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“Few people know that when the solar flare burned the middle states, Niko nearly abandoned his dream. Imagine that for a moment. There would have been no NanoClouds, no hero bringing about an era of innovation, no one reminding our broken nation that it could heal. We would have stayed in the shadow of the past, instead of rising and casting our own.” Phoebe took a steadying breath and smiled. The crowd waited patiently.

“I got to know Niko,” she continued, “right after the Flare. He was so passionate about his vision. And each and every day he was urged by those in authority to drop it. His life would have been so much easier if he had, but he wouldn’t, he couldn’t. That’s not… wasn’t Niko.” A sorrowful laugh escaped. “Not at all.” Continue reading “Indie Author Spotlight – Adam Dreece brings us ‘The Man of Cloud 9’”

Indie Book Review – Dolor and Shadow by Angela B. Chrysler

It’s time for another indie book review!. Read on and find out what Jay thought of ‘Dolor and Shadow’, the first book in Angela B. Chrysler’s ‘Tales of the Drui’ series.

Angela B. Chrysler has brought world building to breathtaking heights with ‘Dolor and Shadow’. The first book in the ‘Tales of the Drui’ saga, ‘Dolor and Shadow’ begins what promises to be an epic fantasy series. Chrysler lays it all out in clear terms, showing the reader right away that this is a world that is as compelling and complex as any other. From philosophy and religion to geography and architecture, to weapons and mythology and symbolism, the author introduces us to every aspect of this land and its varied peoples with poetic prose that draws us easily into the story.

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Why I Love To Write #009 – Paving the Path

This is a very appropriate day for this post, for a couple of good reasons. First, it’s Indie Pride Day! It’s like Thanksgiving for independent authors and publishers, an opportunity to be grateful for all the possibilities and relationships available in today’s writer’s world. The community of indie authors is a big one, and many make it a point to support other indie authors in various ways throughout the year. Today is a chance to say ‘Thank You’ to all those folks lending that support. It’s also a day to stop, take a breath, and feel a little pride for the work you have put in since last Indie Pride Day. Humility is important, but so is acknowledging how hard you’ve been working. Those milestones flew by because it was you at the wheel; today you get to pat yourself on the back for that. Okay, now get back to work!

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#IndiePrideDay – Crown of Stones trilogy sale!

Today is Indie Pride Day! Lots of new releases and screaming book deals to be had, including this nice price for C.L. Schneider’s Crown of Stones trilogy. Read on to find out what C.L. has to say about being  an indie author and learn more about her books…

Indie Pride Day is here! Being an indie author has changed my life. I’m proud to be a part of this hardworking, passionate, giving community of authors and friends. In celebration, all three books in The Crown of Stones Trilogy will be on Kindle Countdown. FOR ONE DAY ONLY, each book will be only .99! Journey into a dark world of magic, addiction, obsession, war, deception, love, and loss—nearly 1500 pages of adult epic fantasy—for less than a cup of coffee!

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#IndiePrideDay – Fire and Lies (Tales of the Drui Book #2) by Angela B. Chrysler

Today is Indie Pride Day! I’m not the only one releasing a book today; check out the latest offering from my friend, indie author/ Brain to Books founder Angela B. Chrysler.

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Pen Name: Angela B. Chrysler
Genre: Dark Fantasy Author; Alternate History; Psychological Thriller/Memoir

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Indie Book Review – Storm Portal by Michael R Stern

It’s time for another indie book review!. Read on and find out what Jay thought of Storm Portal, the first book in Michael R Stern’s Quantum Touch series.

It’s always fun to read a book that engages the author’s knowledge of a particular subject. Michael R. Stern is clearly as passionate about history as he is about writing. Storm Portal is laid out as the perfect stage for an epic adventure story about to launch. The main character wrestles with his responsibility to everyone around him in this first installment, weighing every possibility before moving ahead with deliberate care. This series promises to be fun to read and full of colorful facts about history and current events.

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Reblog: The Story Behind The Stories – Our First Anthology

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Today is the release date for Sudden Insight Publishing’s first anthology, and what an exciting day it is! It marks the end of a lot of hard work, to the projects within projects that were pulling this all together; and a beginning to all of our efforts having a chance to help a worthwhile cause. Profits from the sales of this publication will go to the SPCA, as thanks from all of the contributors to a special and worthwhile cause. Continue reading “Reblog: The Story Behind The Stories – Our First Anthology”