#MondayBlogs: The Trouble With Difference

The Trouble With Difference Guest Post by Julie Elizabeth Powell   I’m not sure why people are so afraid of difference, which leads to discrimination – either themselves being different from the supposed norm or seeing it in others; whatever it may be. In my book, Gone (a fantasy) I begin by exposing ‘normal’: ‘Normal.  She despised the word.  And what did it actually mean?  The dictionary told her, ‘conforming to a standard’, but where Read More …

#FridayReads: My Top 15 Fiction Picks of 2016

Hard to believe another year is already coming to a close. 2016 was an entertaining year for me. I spent time with vicious psychopaths, investigated murders, met people with supernatural abilities, went back in time, experienced heartache, joy, fear, excitement, love, and hatred. Of course, I’m talking about books I’ve read. As I type this, my count for the year is 120. That’s a whole lot of emotional turmoil squeezed into 365 days! Today I’m Read More …

#BookReview – WEIRD: A Henry Ian Darling Oddity, Missive Two by Julie Elizabeth Powell

What is the significance of what Henry Ian Darling found in the boot of a car? And how did his wife know of the event? How could anyone be cruel enough to do such a thing? Find out where the discovery leads this collector of oddities and what it may mean for Henry’s ultimate quest – finding the enigma, that which will save or destroy all dimensions. Amazon / Amazon UK / Amazon CA   Read More …

#BookReview – WEIRD: A Henry Ian Darling Oddity by Julie Elizabeth Powell

Henry Ian Darling is a collector of oddities, those that bring him closer to an enigma, one he hopes will be a great thing. But maybe it isn’t. Amazon / Amazon UK   My Review I loved everything about this story! Henry is an interesting, intriguing, fascinating, odd, unique, fun character. He tells us his story via his journal writing, and his personality shines throughout. I see odd things. If there was a needle in Read More …

Getting to Know Author Julie Elizabeth Powell

Today I have an interview with the prolific author Julie Elizabeth Powell. Julie writes in a variety of genres, always creating captivating characters that bring a story to life. Meet Julie I cannot ignore my dreams, so many of them, with names and places and ideas that spark my imagination and compel me to write; to create stories, whether fantasy or horror, or mystery or psychological thriller or murder or even humour and adventure. So, Read More …

There Are 3 Sides To Every Story – TRIPTYCHS – Grab It Free!

Triptychs is free this week! Download it for your Kindle anytime between Monday, November 1 and Friday, November 6. This book is part of the Mind’s Eye Series, a collaboration between authors and photographers. With Triptychs, the photographers provided eight photographs of their choice. Those photos were then randomly assigned to our authors and poets, with each image going to three different writers. Our task was to write a story or poem inspired by what we Read More …

A Chocolate Lover’s Dream: TALES FROM THE CACAO TREE Pre-Order Discount!

I’m excited to announce the fourth book in the Mind’s Eye Series! This series is a collaboration between authors (me included!), poets, and photographers. It works like this: The photographers provide us with photos and nothing more. We don’t get background information or tidbits about the photos. The authors and poets then write a story/poem inspired by each image we receive. It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. – Henry Read More …

Listening Is Good For You! Free Audiobooks by Julie Elizabeth Powell

Today I’m happy to turn my blog over to friend and fellow author, Julie Elizabeth Powell.   Listening is Good for You! Hello all 🙂 Firstly, let me thank Darcia for allowing me to pester her again about my work! My pen name is Julie Elizabeth Powell, author of eighteen titles in a variety of genres and lengths. The purpose of this post is to bring attention to audiobooks – mine of course 🙂 I’d Read More …

New Release: TRIPTYCHS – Stories and Poems Inspired by Photographs

There are three sides to every story. Take a mental image, Divide it three ways, You’ll read all the angles in… Triptychs Published: March 16, 2015 Amazon / Amazon UK   Table of Contents TRIPTYCH I Photo by Helle Gade Stories: We Came From The Ocean by Jason McIntyre A Storm Is Coming by J. Michael Radcliffe The Easygoing Widower by Geoffrey David West TRIPTYCH II Photo by Martin David Porter Stories: #666 by Julie Read More …