Carolyn Astfalk was kind enough to feature my new release The Ogress' Son on her blog, My Scribbler's Heart. Check it out, give her some love for being supportive of other indies. Because she's super sweet and people who go the extra mile really deserve to be recognized for it. ❤
Author: Page Zaplendam
Fiction Hashtag List for Clean Romance (with Bonus free books!)
Clean Indie Read authors are giving away a bunch of clean romance novels to celebrate St. Valentine's day. They range from Paranormal to Romantic comedy. If you love romance like I do, but live in fear of ending up with a smutty book, these are the types of authors for you! 'Clean' for these writers … Continue reading Fiction Hashtag List for Clean Romance (with Bonus free books!)
Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel II: Realization of Idealization
This post is part 2 in the series The 5 ‘ Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel. If you haven’t read the other one, it can be found HERE (Part 1). Next week I’ll tackle the third ‘Must Have’ in Dystopian fiction, so stick around! Every dystopian novel is called dystopian as a juxtaposition to its opposite, a utopia. … Continue reading Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel II: Realization of Idealization
Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel I: Inorganic Society
Now, I might catch a lot of flack for my opinions, I don't know. This list is based off what I've observed as a reader of dystopian fiction. I am sure all the lit. professors and other authors much more educated than I am could tear me to shreds and show me all the ways … Continue reading Top 5 ‘Must Haves’ in a Dystopian Novel I: Inorganic Society
Press Release: How this blog is changing
Plan: Make readers happy
Note to Self: Why your new release flopped
I had a new release that came out January 5. Sales have been awful and I've learned a few things. I would LOOOVE to make money for my work, and we really need it (really), but I am soo busy, I can't beat myself up too much for finally releasing a book that's been ready … Continue reading Note to Self: Why your new release flopped
Omigosh y’all, IT’S HERE!
Excuse the belated posting, but The Ogress' Son is finally available for purchase. If you'd like to do a review, you can bypass paying for it at major retailers, and get a free ARC from me instead! No spam, just free copies of new releases in exchange for your honest reviews at major retailer outfits. … Continue reading Omigosh y’all, IT’S HERE!
Before I get into what this post is actually about, I need your honest opinion. This picture is what I was going to use as the background for my dystopian dark age steampunk (yes, I went there) novel, The Ogress Son. SO strongly feels that it looks too "concentration camp" like, which doesn't exactly fit … Continue reading Stability
Book Trailer: The Egyptian Elixir
For lovers of clean historical vampire fiction! Reviewers say: "The writing is excellent, and I'm looking forward to reading more about Grissom." "The Egyptian Elixir is a rollicking good time, filled with snappy dialog, bone-crunching action, and a swift moving plot." " I was unable to put it down." Find it on Amazon.com.
Book Tour Day 1
The Egyptian Elixir is featured over on Killarney Traynor's blog,Wanderings , where she gives a glowing review! Have you seen the youtube trailer for it yet? It's pretty epic. 🙂 And Bk 1 in The Unofficial Chronicles, a full length novel titled Order of the Blood, is FREE right now, so now is the time … Continue reading Book Tour Day 1