Ste Sharp was born in the hottest summer on record. The sun-god was happy and, by rights, Ste should have been sacrificed on the nearest beach, but he escaped. Twenty years later, with a degree in Ecology under one arm and a guitar under the other, Ste travelled the globe in search of tall tales and the perfect chord progression.
After sailing the seas with 16th century pirates, exploring the Brazilian jungle, living through the centuries as an immortal body-swapping alien and spending time with the ghosts of early Britons, Ste wrote Darwin’s Soldiers – his fifth novel.
With two young sons, Ste has roughly four minutes of spare time each day, during which he paints, writes and plays loud guitar in an indie band. Ste needs more hands. Continue reading →
Today’s Featured Friday is something a bit different. We’ve spent the past year (and a bit) interviewing Independently- or Self-Published authors about them, their books and their lives. It’s time to shine the spotlight in the other direction.
I got the chance to talk to Storm Constantine, the Founder, Managing Director and Commissioning Editor of Immanion Press. Apart from deciding that I need to give myself a few more job titles, I gained some interesting insights into the running of a small, independent publishing company. Continue reading →
My name is Peter Mowbray, I am a “young at heart” 56 year old, married to Sally and have 2 grown up sons Oli and Ross, we live just outside the regatta town of Henley on Thames in Oxfordshire. I work as an office administrator for a conference and event production company.
I’ve always had a passion for history, even as a young child, and was fascinated by one particular character from sixteenth century European history – Catherine de Medici. From the infamous Medici family, who became a Queen of France
From what I had read and learned, I decided to put together my own interpretation of Catherine’s story. After studying for and gaining a diploma in historical writing I wrote my first novel – The Serpent of the Valois which was self-published in 2013. Continue reading →
Shelby Londyn-Heath has been a world-traveler, crossing the Sahara Desert on the back of a salt truck, working on banana plantations in Spain, an oil company in New York, and on coffee farms in Hawaii. She has jumped freight trains across the United States, and she was the proud owner of a beachfront bamboo hut on the Canary Islands. She has worked as a counselor, social worker, and teacher. Continue reading →
“What if?” Those two words all too easily send Devorah Fox spinning into flights of fancy. Best-selling author of an award-winning literary historical fantasy series and several thrillers, she also penned Mystery Mini Short Reads and contributed short stories to popular fantasy anthologies. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she now lives on the Texas Gulf Coast with rescued tabby cats … and a dragon named Inky.
Lenita Sheridan was born in Seattle, Washington. She moved to Fairbanks, Alaska with her parents when she was three. When she was ten she moved with her parents to the Goldstream Valley, a rural area outside Fairbanks. The family built a house there on six and a half acres of wooded land. Lenita Sheridan loved playing in the woods. They were a source of inspiration and imagination for her. When she was eleven she became a Christian. That was a turning point year for her, for she also decided to become a writer at that age. Continue reading →