Hello to everyone.
I suppose in some ways I am a newbie, but wit... moreHello to everyone.
I suppose in some ways I am a newbie, but with two novels published under my own publishing imprint, a weekly column in a local publication in Bahrain and a monthly contribution to a regional magazine, I don't feel I am new to writing anymore.
I started my first novel about six years ago, publishing in 2015, the second novel I published last year. I decided to take the indie route after advice from a published author at a writers' gathering I attended. My eBook sales are spectacularly unsuccessful but paperback sales locally and at any event I attend, seem to do relatively well.
As with all forms of merchandise, I know the secret is to stand out and that is where I am falling rather than standing. There are so many books out there now it is hard to be seen amongst the masses. I know my writing is better than the sales suggest, I just need to make it visible in the right places.
I would like to wish the best of luck to all my fellow writers, as they embark on this incredibly bumpy but rew... less
The Blood Oath
Allison and her mother Stella are keeping a... moreThe Blood Oath
Allison and her mother Stella are keeping a very horrifying secret that will ultimately come to a tragic end for both of them. Sometimes when we think we’ve gotten away with something, it comes back to haunt us... When Allison was a little girl she witnessed and endured painful abuse from the only man she thought she could trust, her father. Now two years after his death she must face his wrath once again only this time he is unstoppable and will use anyone or anything to get his revenge against what Allison did. Even the person she loves the most...Josh. Her boyfriend knows that something is not right with Allison mentally but finds himself trusting her and trying to save her from the spirit of a man who lost his conscience long before he died. With the support of Allison’s friends, she will try to stop herself from becoming a victim all over again and end the frightening images that plague her day in and day out. Are they real or are they a part of Allison's psychosis from year... less
This contest looks like a great way to break through the crowd. ... moreThis contest looks like a great way to break through the crowd. If you write in the horror genre I highly recommend. http://www.authorspublish.com/the-next-great-horror-writer-contest/