As part of the build up to the release of Guardian in April, 2019 (coming way too soon), I was given the opportunity to film a video 'coffee break' for GoIndieNow.com. Here I am answering some questions about writing, life, and living as a fan of so many fandoms. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/7WOd8oRJZgY https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07PGQHHMQ
Killjoys meets Helix in Jenn Nixon’s next SciFi series coming this April! Mari Yosoto has been keeping a dark and dangerous secret from everyone since her life-changing accident. No one would believe the truth anyway, her ex-fiancé had seen to that. Instead of wallowing in misery, she stays busy, shuttling cargo to the Moon and … Continue reading CONSPIRACY – by Jenn Nixon
I've been quiet on the Sky Road recently, and it almost killed me. There are some big BIG changes happening in the world of Y'keta and now, FINALLY I can tell you about them. Re-release! With the help of my amazing team at Ink-N-Flow Management, I have been busy re-branding both myself as an author … Continue reading Baby steps and big changes.
I'm eagerly waiting for this new release, coming March 15th! I'm a sucker for asian-inspired fantasy and Ackerley is steeped in the traditions and conventions that make it wonderful. About the book: Kuzunoha is running out of options. In just a month she’ll be an adult but as the illegitimate younger daughter of a rich noble, … Continue reading Hunter’s Gambit- Brandy Ackerley
I really liked this blog post by Jimmie Bise. Locks have such strong symbolism and what they keep out, or even more importantly – what they keep in, sometimes means the difference between life and death to the soul.
The Girl Who Takes Pictures of Locks
Charly took pictures of locks, any lock she saw. She kept them on her smartphone and scrolled through them every night before she went to bed. She called each of them by name and whispered words of strength over each one. She knew where they were, what they held.
And who they protected.
She always finished with the same picture — five battered padlocks on a rusted orphanage gate. These were the oldest, brave locks and true, the ones she knew best. Her heroes. They had held out the horrors. They had saved her life.
And she would never fail them.
This story is based, very loosely, on a dear friend whose pictures of locks have become a particular delight of mine. No even bother trying to sort out why — my delights are often completely inexplicable to anyone who isn’t actually me…
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via Foster An Author 4 - Author Sandra Hurst So glad to be teamed up with Bursting Bookshelf Blog for this year's Foster An Author Event!
Keep your eyes on this space for a guest blog from the amazing Punam Farmah. Indie Author, Gardening Guru, and all around good egg! She'll be joining us next week to share news about her newest book Kangana as well as her forays into the romance genre and experiences writing cross-culturally.
What is right and wrong? Does it matter if I do the right thing? Can I make a difference? These are the questions that make us human. These are the things that I strive to explore in my work. Attempting to deal with great questions on a human level is probably the hardest part of being a mythmaker. … Continue reading Asking the big questions.
Thanks so much to Sophie LeRoux at Peak Story Reviews for the wonderful review of Peace Out! You can read the original here or find the text copied below. We all have our comforts. For some of us, maybe its an indulgent square of dark chocolate, or an aromatic cup of hot coffee. For others … Continue reading Peace out is a cup of coffee for the soul – Peak Story Reviews.
If you are part of the writing community on social media you've heard about the efforts of one indie writer to trademark the word Cocky and make using it illegal in book titles or promotions. Everyone has their own opinions on the ethics or legality of this manoeuvre but really, I don't give a rats … Continue reading Here’s to the Real Heroes of #Cockygate