Shah Wharton Author of Horror & Speculative Fiction. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 06:36:21 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Rights ReservedMeet This Month’s Mental Muse: #Horror Author, Neil Bursnoll #mentalillness #depression Tue, 18 Aug 2015 06:36:21 +0000    * Today, meet the latest brave and bold Mental Muse &#8211; horror and dark fantasy author, Neil Burnsoll. He&#8217;ll share with us a piece about depression from his blog, part one of a series: Augustus Baltazar, and his experiences of living with depression as an author.  0 Welcome Horror/Fantasy Author Neil Bursnoll I&#8217;ve been writing [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 0 The Orb of Wrath by Nic Weissman PLUS #Interview #Fantasy #YA Fri, 07 Aug 2015 23:08:19 +0000 Hello, today I have a YA fantasy for you from Nic Weissman, entitled The Orb of Wrath, plus an interview with the author. The Orb of Wrath combines fantasy, intrigue and adventure, while transports the reader into a world where almost nothing is what it seems. Plots, counterplots, mysteries, blossoming relationships, disappointments, betrayals, dangers and [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 4 Cover Reveal: SIMULATION by Tara Tyler #SciFi #SpecFic #YA Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:57:16 +0000 To go with the cover reveal of another fabulous Tara Tyler novel, here&#8217;s a bit of writerly advice from the lady herself&#8230; &#8220;Always thank people, but most importantly, thank those who work with you. Event coordinators, bookstores, editors, readers, bloggers, tweeters, and even new followers. Recognizing others makes connections stronger and paves the way for future opportunities.&#8221; [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 3 “Ten Reasons Why I Prefer Self-Publishing” by M Gerrick Plus Book 1 & 2 of The War of Six Crowns series. #Fantasy #SelfPublishing Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:20:00 +0000 M Gerrick will republish her formerly trade published novel, The Vanished Night along with the second in the series TODAY! She also tells us all about why she chose to reclaim this series from a trade publisher and self-publish: The Vanished Knight (The War of Six Crowns Book 1) The entity living inside Callan’s soul orphaned her [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 14 Come read all about ‘The Girls of October’ by Josh Hancock. 5* #horror #thriller Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:41:42 +0000 Burning Bulb Publishing published this horror tale April 5, 2015, and I wanted to bring it to the attention of my creeptastic readstars! Read on for the deets: Book Description The Girls of October tells the story of a young woman who develops a strange fascination with John Carpenter’s Halloween, believing that somewhere within the 1978 horror classic [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 11 Meet This Month’s Mental Muse: Fantasy Author Mary Colleen Carney. #Mentalhealth #Bipolardisorder #Poem Fri, 17 Jul 2015 23:58:22 +0000 Mental Muse: The Mental Health Advocacy Meme for Authors invites writers who experience mental health issues to share their answers to five simple questions. Find them (along with more information on this meme) HERE. Once a month, every month. I went first in May 2014, you could be next. But first, meet my latest brave and bold Mental Muse &#8211; [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 5 Chain Reaction (Phenom League) (Volume 1) by T. C. Archer #VampireFiction #SciFi Wed, 15 Jul 2015 06:27:37 +0000 Broken Arm Publishing published Chain Reaction (Phenom League) (Volume 1) for T. C. Archer in 2012. This is an imaginative blend of genres, including vampires and romance, history and sci-fi. Read all about it . . . &#160; BOOK DESCRIPTION For love of country and a woman, Jordan Pierce must sacrifice his humanity. Former Chicago Detective [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 1 Learn all about ‘In Search of Spice’ by Rex Sumner #HistoricalFantasy #Romance Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:09:06 +0000 June 23rd, MyVoice Publishing published this epic historical fantasy and I&#8217;m bringing it to your attention today. It is a &#8216;riveting historical fantasy romance bringing to life the 15th century,&#8217; and entitled, In Search of Spice. Read on for more information: &#8220;Fifteenth Century customs are brought to life in all their astonishing variety in this fantasy novel, as it [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 4 Celebrating Weddings & Big Decisions. Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:58:57 +0000 Hello everyone.  Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is put your name on the linky list on Lexa&#8217;s Blog, and then post every Friday about something you&#8217;re grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! (Originated [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 7 Dragon’s Fire by Tiger Herbert #epicfantasy #fantasy PLUS #IWSG Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:10:11 +0000 Join me today for a brand new epic fantasy book feature, plus my monthly visit to my writing insecurities. #IWSG. &#160; Tate Publishing published this epic fantasy June 23, 2015, and I get to tell you all about it. It&#8217;s already received stellar reviews and I am loving the cover! What say you? QUICK BLURB As [&#8230;]<img src="" height="1" width="1" alt=""/> 17