Author Interview: Ricardo Victoria

About Ricardo VictoriaI’m Ricardo Victoria. I’m from Mexico, born in the (formerly) frozen landscape of Toluca. I have Ph.D. in Sustainable Design by Loughborough University, UK and work as lecturer and researcher at the state university back in my hometown. I’ve written short stories featured in anthologies by Inklings Press, Rivenstone Press, and Aradia Publishing. And I was nominated to a Sidewise Award for the short story “Twilight of the Mesozoic Moon”, co-written with his arch-nemesis, Brent A. Harris. I’m about to publish my novel “Tempest Blades: The Withered King.” I usually write...

Book Promotion: Charon Unguarded

Charon Unguarded by A.H. Johnstone Genres: Mythology, Fantasy Ra has finally worked out how to escape the mortal world, the only problem is that he can't do it without help, and Loki isn't the most reliable of gods, in fact, he's far from it. Charon, a one-time Ferryman of the Underworld, is now the doorman of a ‘disused’ office block, and he’s onto Ra’s plan. If only the gods hadn’t lost that drunken bet all those centuries ago, things would be very different. For a start, Ragnarök wouldn’t be on its way. Maybe Charon is the only one who’s noticed. It seems like he’s the only one to care,...

Author Interview: Mike Van Horn

About Mike Van HornMike Van Horn writes science fiction, full of interesting characters—human, alien, and AI—and adventures on worlds across the galaxy. He’s also a consultant who advises small business owners. “Sci fi is a lot more fun!” he says. He lives north of San Francisco with his wife BJ, who’s also a writer and consultant. When not writing or consulting, they garden and travel—and sit on their deck at dusk sipping a glass of chardonnay, regaling each other with stories. Website | Twitter | Facebook | Amazon 1) When did you first discover your love for writing? I’ve been writing for...

Book Review: Before the Broken Star by Emily R. King

Before the Broken Star by Emily R. King Series: The Evermore Chronicles #1 Genres: Fantasy A fierce young female adventurer battles time itself to claim her destiny in a sweeping new fantasy saga from the author of the Hundredth Queen series. Everley Donovan is living on borrowed time. The lone survivor of her family’s unexplained assassination, she was saved by an ingeniously crafted clockwork heart. But the time she was given won’t last forever. Now, every tick-tock reminds her how fragile her existence is and hastens her quest to expose Killian Markham, the navy admiral who shattered her...

Author Interview: Bill McCormick

About Bill McCormickI began writing professionally in 1986 when I worked for Chicago Rocker Magazine in conjunction with my radio show on Z-95 (ABC-FM). I went on to write for several other magazines and later transitioned to blogs. I wrote a sports blog at Jay The Joke which was featured in ESPN (The Magazine), Sports Illustrated, on the Jonathon Brandmeir Show (WLUP), and referenced many times in local newspapers including the Sun Times & Tribune. I still write a twisted news blog at World News Center which provides source material for my weekly appearances on The Big Wake Up Call...