About VJ Prucha: I am New Mexico girl born and raised. Currently, I live in Albuquerque with my Great Dane/Mastiff named Gracie, a cat named Mouse, and my wonderful husband. The Southwest, where I live, provides a fantastic world for all of my creative endeavors: both art and writing. The landscapes and scenery here are great backdrops for my novels and my artwork. What inspires you to write? I can find inspiration in almost everything. I would look through a window and see a weed and … [Read more...] about Interview with Author – VJ Prucha
About Alan Spade: Alan Spade worked for eight years for the press, reviewing video games. In his youth, he acquainted himself with the classic French authors, while immersing himself in the works of H. P. Lovecraft, Isaac Asimov, J. R. R. Tolkien and Stephen King. That wide range of influences is reflected in his style, simultaneously approachable, visually evocative and imaginative. Alan likes to say that "a good book is like a good old pair of shoes: you feel at ease inside, … [Read more...] about Interview with Author – Alan Spade
Y’know what sucks? Being unemployed and your books not selling at the same time. It’s not just the lack of money, either. I’ve been unemployed before back when my second retail job went under thanks to rent issues in 2012. The funny thing is, the first month is kind of a like a honeymoon period. You wake up when you want to, do what you want to, don’t do what you don’t want to, and feel this general sense of relaxation since you don’t have a set schedule as you don’t have to go to work … [Read more...] about Why Bother? The Two Deadliest Words to a Self-Published Author – Guest Post by Kyoko M.
Kat O'Malley is living the nine lives of a cat and not having an easy time of it. After four hundred years on the wrong side of prejudice, intolerance, poverty and even witch hunts, all she really wants to do with her fifth life is hide out on a mirage with a bunch of cats. Everything is fine until a man wanders into her mirage. When he hears her story, he convinces her to put her rotten experience to good use as a history teacher at a nearby school, where he's the headmaster. Skeptical at … [Read more...] about Fifth Life of the CatWoman by Kathleen Dexter