This week, it’s the turn of Mike Blue, the author of The Anatomy of Escape: an unconventional adventure, to take a turn in the Thursday Throng. Mike describes himself as “an accountant trapped on the corporate treadmill” who now lives on a bus in the dense jungles of Northern Sumatra.
Hi and this week, I’d like to introduce Diane Epps, a comedian who has written her fifth book, Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny. She says, “this effin’ book came about as a result of extreme frustration – accompanied by liberal usage of the eff word – when I heard for the umpteenth time I needed to be famous to attract a well-known book publisher!”
This week I’d like to welcome Annie Douglass Lima who spent most of her childhood in Kenya. She has been writing poetry, short stories, and novels since childhood, and to date has published seventeen books (fantasy, YA action and adventure novels, a puppet script, anthologies of her students’ poetry, and a Bible verse coloring and activity book). Heartsong is her 18th novel and she has kindly made the first chapter free to anyone who wants to download it. Download Heartsong Chapter 1 to read now!
Hi, and this week I’d like to introduce a British author, Jack Messenger and his book, Farewell Olympus. He writes fiction about people: the mistakes they make; the things they do to live with themselves; how the world changes them.
This week I’d like to introduce Sarah Baethge who is will be crowdfunding for her first novel, The Illumination Query, in June. She is looking for reviewers to post a review during the crowdfunding challenge. If you’re interested you can get in touch with her through her blog here: http://sbaethge.blogspot.com.
this week I’d like to introduce Vic Cavalli, author of the road to vermilion lake. He has been teaching Creative Writing at the university level since 2001, and is captivated by the complex interpenetrating relationships between literature and the visual arts.
This week, I’d like to introduce Steve Bellinger, who discovered Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke and the other masters of classic science fiction. After being hooked by their stories, he began writing everything from newspaper articles, comic strips and radio drama to short stories and fan fiction. The Chronocar is his latest novel.
This week, I’d like to welcome Mandy Huggins back to the Woman on the Edge of Reality. Mandy first appeared here after taking part in the Hysteria Writing Competition and then volunteering as a judge in the flash fiction contest. She is an award winning writer of flash and short fiction and this is Mandy’s first anthology of Flash Fiction.