Blowing Leaves

Padma’s stomach flipped as she ran to answer the front door. Through the glazed window panes, she could see a dark silhouette with a peaked cap. The police emblem slightly brighter than the surrounding material. She took a deep breath and opened the door. Pasting on a smile. “Is your husband here,” the officer asked. …

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The Worst Advice I’ve Heard for Author Branding

I write horror fiction and non-fiction health. This is a problem for author branding or communicating my author style to readers. It’s not a problem for readers going from horror to non-fiction. It’s a big problem for readers going from non-fiction to horror. Some readers expect my fiction to be educational and encouraging like my non-fiction. …

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Told Ya So

“Just one more. Please?” He clasped his hands and blinked his large doe brown eyes. Karol looked at Pete, plumped in his pillows. His headboard bookcase was already neatly packed full of books. Horizontal stacks rose from the top shelf. Multi-coloured stripes of green, brown, red, black, blue. “Ya so.” He squealed, and jumped out …

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