Monthly Archives: August 2014

Raelee May Carpenter

Raelee May Carpenter

Today’s five minutes is with young indie author, Raelee May Carpenter.  She describes herself as an edgy christian novelist that presents inspirational contemporary fiction and essays.  As you will read she has indeed had a lot to ensure in her life thus far that gives her work insight and incredible depth.  Enjoy learning all about(…)

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The Emoticon Guide to over 350 “said” Words

The Emoticon Guide to over 350 “said” Words

When my ten year old daughter has homework for creative writing she always uses colourful words in place of “said”.  I tell her there is nothing wrong with using said and quickly whip out a J.K. Rowling and show her how it is quite acceptable.  Still it can be overused and doesn’t provide much an(…)

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Personal Conflict: Surviving Outer Space Part 1

Personal Conflict: Surviving Outer Space Part 1

My trilogy The Disciples of Cassini centres around humankind’s quest to colonise space. The story is fuelled by the premise that earth will only be able to support human life for at most another one thousand years.  This assumption comes from the prominent mathematician and physicist Stephen Hawking who said: “We must continue to go into(…)

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Space, the Final Frontier of Book Cover Design

Space, the Final Frontier of Book Cover Design

Sorry, couldn’t help myself with the Star Trek reference in the title of this post. But what Star Trek and book covers have in common is that they both have space. And like the Enterprise orbiting the earth at a height of 430 kms if you don’t zoom in enough on the text of your(…)

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Jane Yates

Jane Yates

My interview today is with indie author Jane Yates.  Jane has overcome her dyslexia to successfully published a series of young adult books called the Paradox Child Series.  She is also an artist and mother.  Apparently she had a human head in her refrigerator, but we shouldn’t hold that against her.   Here’s my interview(…)

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Hayden Gribble

Hayden Gribble

Anyone whose writing is inspired by Terrance Dicks and is an obvious Hitchhikers and Red Dwarf fan is most worthy and welcome to a Five Minute Profile on my blog.  Today I give you Hayden Gribble, a young author from the U.K. with a very interesting life outside writing.  He’s been writing since he was(…)

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