Manuscript status: Nearly complete, in the final revision state after several beta readers. Author’s Name: Ellie Maloney Title: 329 YEARS AWAKE Category/genre: Sci fi, (literary/commercial), speculative fiction, with LGBT/diversity themes. Word Count: 60.000 Pitch: Year 2585. The Earth Nations are on the brink of war with the Unkari, an alien race from Sagittarius Dwarf galaxy. Captured […]

UFO in the 1940s – 1960s in the U.S. Recently, for the purposes of my sci fi novel ‘329 Years Awake’ I’ve been researching various UFO themes, and I am particularly fascinated with the 1947-1963 period. Let’s recap what was going on in the U.S. history during that period. During Truman administration, in 1947, near Roswell […]

Viola van de Sandt’s favorite novels are those from the nineteenth and early-twentieth century. Some of her most cherished literature pieces are: The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton; If nobody speaks of remarkable things, by Jon McGregor; Close to the Knives, by David Wojnarowicz; Bleak House and David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens; the Inspector […]

Hi everyone! I am back to the #Blogbattle, with a short story that I’ve written about 3 years ago, because Inspiration is a witch, folks, and however I tried, I did not come up with anything original.  So here it is:  Genre: sci fi, prompt word: tea.  Hope you like it! The rules to the #blogbattle competition […]

Hi  everyone! I’m so excited that my fooling around with the Lt. Mazula’s story turns into a  reality. What do you think of this early version of the book cover? And of the title? I was considering also ‘329 Years Awake’. Which one do you like better? Please please please comment! I’d really like to […]