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 […]
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NEWS: I have new blog artwork and several new social media accounts! Namely, I recently signed up for an Instagram and Youtube. Instagram already has some photos and will have many-many more, because I just had two professional photo sessions and you will be able to see a lot more of me from now on. […]
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I found this curious video with some thoughts on the writing process. I personally don’t believe in the ‘how to’ writing tips simply because all of us are too different to develop a cookie-cutter type of a process. However, the idea of releasing an inner child and accessing the story through a play seems […]
Jalapeno Score: 37/50 Overall Impression: “The Long Way to F*n Nowhere…” Don’t get me wrong, I think Becky Chambers is a talented writer, I really do. I think she has ideas and active imagination. But there is something fundamentally lacking in the book, and it is plot. Imagine you started building the house from the […]
You might argue that I need to get a life. I may actually agree with you. And more so, I need to finish a draft for the upcoming deadline, and yet I am fiddling with my new Twitter account. As a reward for invested time, this is how my Twitter account plumped up since […]
What a day. Earlier I started my official Facebook page and a public Facebook group – the Jalapeño Book Club . Like if that wasn’t social media overload, I just registered my Twitter account @EllieMaloneyFic, where ‘Fic’ stands for fiction, but that was more than the allowed character limit. Twitter, right? How am I going to survive […]
My dear followers! Over the past five months I have been sharing my thoughts and insights with you. I have met over 150 people who wished to follow me on the quest of diving into the world of sci fi. All of you are amazingly talented in your own way. We all create interesting content […]
Sir Opher is an author of 49 books, a good chunk of which are science fiction. We need to know more about people like him. That is why I am posting a link to the 3-part interview with the author: Part 2 Part 3 (can’t find the part 1, but I will update later).