“Red Queen Check: An Electric Eclectic Book”

I’m excited to announce Electric Eclectic Books has released another of my novelettes, “Red Queen Check.” It’s an expanded version of a short story I wrote a few years ago. Exploring the themes of revenge, power, and wealth, it is timely. With so many high profile cases of women being sexually assaulted by wealthy men in influential positions flooding the media, the story of Mark … Continue reading “Red Queen Check: An Electric Eclectic Book”

Win-Win with Electric Eclectic Books

Originally posted on Between the Beats:
As many of my followers and supporters know, I love to write short stories. I enjoy the challenge of creating viable characters and setting them down in situations that range from the frightening to the poignant. Electric Eclectic Books has released five of my longer short stories, novelettes, under their banner. It’s an honor to have my work represented… Continue reading Win-Win with Electric Eclectic Books

9 Tips for Writing Better Short Stories

Originally posted on Allison Maruska:
In April, I was a judge for two writing contests – Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaver contest and Ryan Lanz’s short story contest. I was honored to be asked to fill the role once, let alone twice. And while I enjoyed judging great stories, I also learned a few things about how to make short stories better because some patterns emerged.… Continue reading 9 Tips for Writing Better Short Stories

Dark at The Top of the Stairs

Originally posted on Karen's Book Buzz Blog:
Genre: Crime/Mystery/Noir Description In true crime noir style, two hard-boiled detectives investigate the apparently accidental death of a wealthy older man. Found lying dead at the bottom of the stairs in his expensive home, the only other person at home was his wife. While it looks like an accident, the detectives smell a rat. But, even when… Continue reading Dark at The Top of the Stairs

Three Weeks in September by Ted Tayler

As an avid follower of Phoenix and the Olympus Project, I couldn’t wait to dive into the latest action in Three Weeks in September. Author Ted Tayler has gone above and beyond in this book with the members of the Project meeting new and challenging obstacles. From the very beginning, the book takes off running. Athena and Phoenix face an unexpected tragedy. Drawn into terrorist … Continue reading Three Weeks in September by Ted Tayler

Electric Eclectic Books

Originally posted on Rainne's Ramblings:
Electric Eclectic (EE) is a new way to introduce you to new authors. All EE novelettes are priced at £1/€1/$1 and are quick reads (6k-20k words). Visit the website: Read more about the novelettes and the authors. Subscribe for updates: Be notified when a new book is released. Join The Electric Network: Chat with the authors and other readers.… Continue reading Electric Eclectic Books

“Miriam’s Hex An Electric Eclectic Book” by Paul White

Within the first few paragraphs of Paul White’s novelette, Miriam’s Hex, I hated Miriam Chapman. She was the epitome of every nagging wife I’d ever read about. Her husband, Peter, plagued by Miriam’s demands, is a weary hard-working fellow who can’t seem to catch a break. Obviously under-appreciated at work, besieged by his wife’s demands at home, Peter elicits sympathy. What follows is a delightfully … Continue reading “Miriam’s Hex An Electric Eclectic Book” by Paul White

Love Is In the Air: “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale”

Originally posted on Between the Beats:
When I started writing this book it was primarily to present a different angle on the assassination of President John Kennedy on November 22, 1963 on the streets of Dallas, Texas.  For years I had believed the shooting was a conspiracy and believed it was likely accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was innocent. I’m not an historian and while… Continue reading Love Is In the Air: “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale”