This 1,650-word story is a journal entry in Book One, Ursus Borealis, in The Starlight Chronicles series. I found it rather fun to write a story within a story. It nestles in a chapter featuring Kuliana Hada, a character that appears throughout the series, who is an Anurashin Captain of the Guard. Cynthia is her … Continue reading An End at Barfleur – A Short Story→
Joey MacLennan, Adventure Photographer Joey came off a mammoth peak to chat with me. Come meet him Sunday and get a glimpse into the lifestyle of a lifestyle adventure photographer. See you September 25!
Find it on Amazon with bonus content, works in progress and a couple of my favorite short stories, with awesome book covers. Hey, the tiniest stories warrant covers as much as their big cousins. This includes Isa’s lovely review…
Brother’s Maker Thick rivulets of blood moved down the wall like snakes slithering into Hell. Lucius thought going there himself would be better than mucking out this foul slaughter. Hiding his brother’s crimes from Prince Remus. Death by fire, their punishment if caught. Linus, too far gone to understand the danger, had killed another valuable … Continue reading Fun with Book Covers – Resharing my Micro Fiction Horror→
A Whole Lot of Fun Chatting with Eric and just in time for Spooky Season! Eric, your horror writing is thoroughly entertaining as well as inspirational for writers like me exploring the genre. How did you get started and who inspired you? Well, I never thought I would be a horror writer, if I’m being … Continue reading Guest Spotlight with Horror Fiction Author, E. B. Hunter→
Visiting an old favorite by Dean Koontz. Twilight Eyes. Anyone else been a fan since the 80s? This is a signed illustrated edition I got for my hubby years ago. Nothing better than a horror story in a carnie setting. Might have to try my hand at it one day… My all time favorite Koontz … Continue reading An Old Favorite… and Inspiration→
N’grell It’s the future, and Earth is devastated by endless droughts. In an effort to reverse the destruction and restore balance to life on the planet, the Algore Corporation is formed by a pact between governments and launches a colonization program on three terrestrial planets in nearby star systems. The colonists on the planet Cendra … Continue reading Work in Progress Sneak Peek – My Dystopian Sci Fi→
Before the month is out- I wanted to say again what a pleasure it was to join this community. And to participate in an author interview. – D. L. Lewellyn A little introduction: Hi, I’m so glad to meet you all. My pen name is D. L. Lewellyn, but you can call me Darci. I … Continue reading D.L. Lewellyn Author interview→
Writing requires practicing a skill in order to strengthen the ability into perfection just like anything else in life. The key to mastering such an … What Is Your Favorite Writing Tip? What Every Writer Should Know
So what did I do instead of write? I stitched. I have been writing nearly every day for a year and a half. But I once enjoyed other crafts before the written word and my pod people took possession of me. This year started with compiling a chart and goals to log my cross stitching … Continue reading My Pod People Went on Vacation this Weekend.→
Also, sharing the title and a peek at the cover below . Comments appreciated, good, bad or… you know. There is an interesting story behind the … Sharing a little more of my work in progress by request! Thank you kind readers.
Douglas W. T. Smith is the self-published author of Shadow of the Wicked, which ranked on Amazon’s Top 5 List in Dark Fantasy and Sword and Sorcery eBooks in 2021. Hailing from Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia, he is one of the CORE authors for Of Metal and Magic Publishing with a debut core novel … Continue reading Meet Indie Author Douglas W. T. Smith→
Stay tuned – Interview will be posted 14 Aug 2022! Join me here on Sunday for a fun and inspiring Q&A with Indie Swords & Sorcery Fantasy author from Down Under, Douglas W. T. Smith. I plan to feature more of my writer and creator friends here on a regular basis. We’re all going through … Continue reading Indie Author Spotlight this Sunday!→
Today is the LAST day my YA fantasy, A Door into Evermoor, is FREE on Kindle! Come get you some portal story adventure with a magic revolver named … Today is the LAST day a Door into Evermoor, my YA fantasy, is FREE on Kindle!
Okay. Who of you besides Sara Cannon. We know she’s the queen of notebooks and planners when it comes to organizing her writing and life. Check out her YouTube channels if you haven’t already! I’d love your comments on planning systems you like to use, if any. If not, how do you organize your work? … Continue reading Indie Authors – Are you planner junkies like me?→
Check this out from Fantasy Author Douglas W. T. SMITH I’m so happy to announce ‘Shadow of the Wicked’ is now available on AUDIOBOOK! I’ve been dying to share this news. I has been quite the process and I… Shadow of the Wicked AUDIOBOOK