Author: Jennifer Mendez

Book Talk: Milijun By Clayton Graham

Have you ever wondered what alien interaction would be like? Clayton Graham ponders this in his book, Milijun. Graham, a UK native, has a degree in Aerospace Engineering and has attained a Student Apprenticeship with English Electric Aviation. If that’s not impressive, nothing is. Obviously, he’d write something pertaining to science fiction, and you know what? He did a really good job.

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Story Symbolism: A Sound of Thunder

What is the message of  ” A Sound of Thunder” ? Human action and the effects through time—that’s what perplexed Ray Bradbury, and what he sought to examine in his short story “A Sound of Thunder.” First published in Collier’s magazine in 1952, this short story eventually made it into Bradbury’s collection The Golden Apples of the Sun the following

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Book Talk: The Nest

Overview What happens when four full-grown siblings have to share an inheritance? That’s the question Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney asked and answered in The Nest. This 368-page book was published in 2016 by Ecco, and has received much praise since then. It’s even a New York Times bestseller. And yet, the Goodreads rating for it is a 3.48, which isn’t terrible at all,

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Interview With Author Nick Tory

Nick Tory, a self-described “dirty recluse who lives in the a shack in the mountains”, is a comedy writer and bear wrestler. Yes, bears. So far, he has four books to his credit that center on Johnny Tee, a reformed criminal attempting to go straight and make money the legitimate way. Tory is the funniest author we’ve interviewed so far, claiming

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Author Interview: Lincoln Farish

We’re pretty excited about this week’s author interview with Lincoln Farish, author of Junior Inquisitor, Soulless Monk, and The Witch’s Lair, better known as the Inquisitor series. This jokester, father, Army veteran, and writer was a pleasure to get in touch with, especially since we think readers can benefit from his knowledge and advice. Check out what he had to

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Interview With Author Daphne Kapsali

Straight from London comes Daphne Kapsali, a writer, a reluctant yogi, an eternal optimist, and an avid coffee drinker. Although born in Athens, Greece, she identifies as a Londoner. A Londoner who wasn’t afraid to redefine herself as a writer, giving up everything to spend 100 days of solitude on a small island in order to learn exactly what that meant.

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Interview With Author Mary Smith

Believe it or not, some of us writers aren’t entirely all about our own writing. People like Mary Smith, with hearts of gold, use their skills to help others see the greater good. Smith, having worked for an international health organization and having collaborating on personal stories with other artists and communities, is a postcard for giving through your craft.

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Interview With Author Nicholas C. Rossis

You know those writers that live the dream and get to write for a living while overlooking magical views? Well, Nicholas C. Rossis is one of these writers. He lives in a cottage on “the edge of a magical forest in Athens, Greece.” When he isn’t busy writing children’s books, he’s writing epic fantasy novels or short sci-fi stories. If it

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Interview With Author Effrosyni Moschoudi

Born and raised in Athens, Greece, Effrosyni Moschoudi is living proof that it’s never too late to start over. This author and restless spirit has lived in a grand total of eleven rented houses, and has left a career in customer support, business correspondence and telemarketing, in order to become an author. She currently lives in a seaside town near

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Interview With Author S.R. Mallery

S.R. Mallery is a woman of many talents. A former classical musician/pop singer/composer, she’s also worked in the professional world of production art and calligraphy and spent some time as an award-winning quilt artist/teacher. However, it was in 2008 that her short stories took off. She now has a debut novel, Unexpected Gifts, and a short story collection titled  Sewing Can Be Dangerous and

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Interview With Author EM Kaplan

EM Kaplan, award-winning mystery and fantasy author, carved a moment out of her busy life to talk to us about her life and work. This former 80s kid grew up reading Agatha Christie and Edgar Rice Burroughs in Arizona, accompanied by rolling tumbleweeds. Perhaps she got tired of the scorching heat because she now lives in the cold north with her husband

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Interview With Author Nina Pierce

Uncontrolled Burn A woman forced to live a life she didn’t choose. A vampire bound by honor to protect humans. A deadly game of revenge that threatens both their lives … Thirty years ago, a horrendous attack thrust Chemistry professor, ALEXANDRA FLANAGAN into the secret world of vampires. Saved by the blood of an ancient vampire, she unhappily walks among

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