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Marketing Madness Within a Community

This month I have been thinking of what we can do as a community of authors to help each other market and promote our books and sales.
And I have a few suggestions, listed in no particular order.
* Share each other’s blog posts & social media posts of authors who write similar genres as you with your followers and friends. Our followers are readers, and as we know, a devoted reader never has enough books, and we (or at least I) am always on the lookout for my next favorite author.
* Participate in Newsletter Swaps. That is great way to find new readers. Personally i use Story Origin to help me organize my newsletter swaps, but however you do it, it is a great way to help share the works of your fellow authors while sharing your books with new readers.
* If you have the ability and prowess to create new promotional images, offer to make images for others, either by way of bartering for services or paid services. Many authors (myself chief among them) lack abilities to utilize photoshop or other graphic programs, and I barter services for my promotional images, usually i barter BETA reading, but that is what works for me. Mainly because i enjoy BETA reading.
* Participate in Reader Group Hops. It is fun way to both promote your own works & invite your followers to meet new authors.
* Ask questions, and if you have an opinion on a discussion topic, share your point of view. I recently had a conversation with a fellow author about a WIP, and the way she explained her point of view helped resolve my issue
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Book Reviews

My Thoughts on “From A Buick 8” by Stephen King

My Thoughts on “From A Buick 8” by Stephen King

 

I first heard about this book when Mr. King referenced it in his nonfiction book “On Writing,” and thought, you know what, I should add this to my TBR.

And it finally made it to the top of the list.

This is not my favorite Stephen King novel, but I did enjoy it.  As I have come to expect from King, it was a very well-written novel, with a gripping plot and featuring characters I have come to understand and know as well as I do my own friends.

I will admit that this story was not what I expected it to be at first glance, and was pleasantly surprised that I was unable to predict the ending.

I loved the way King told this story, and loved the way that the main story teller kept saying things like “it was just like that.  The Buick 8 was just part of our life, and we grew to accept it.” And, “I’m sorry I don’t have any answers for you.  There are just some things we don’t know.”

This story really got me thinking, not just about what I can learn from King’s story telling abilities, but about my life.  How would I tell my life?  What would my friends and coworkers tell my kids about me, if I died when they were still kids?

 

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JQM LITERARY CHAT WELCOMES SHELLEY MASCIA (FREELANCE EDITOR FOR SHELLEY’S EDITING SERVICE)

JQM Literary Chat Welcomes Shelley Mascia (Freelance Editor for Shelley’s Editing Service)

 

 

Tell us about yourself:

Hi! I am Shelley Mascia and I am a freelance editor for Shelley’s Editing Service. I am also the in house editor for Cosby Media Productions. I live in Maryland with my author/English teacher husband and our two young children. I have a BA in Creative Writing and Public Relations from the State University of NY at New Paltz. When I am not editing, I am usually answering questions about Life, the Universe, and Everything from my very inquisitive children. When I am not answering questions, I am also teaching reading and math at a tutoring center.

What influenced you to become an editor?

When I was a child, all I wanted to do was read and that was it. If I went outside, I would have a book, when I ate meals, I would have a book, when my mom grounded me, she would threaten to take away my books! When I got older, I was on the high school newspaper and the college paper and I loved being around the written word. All of my jobs have revolved around the written word. I am always amazed by how if you twist a word, a phrase, or even a punctuation mark, you have a completely different command of the language. I am now lucky enough to get paid to read!

I also became a freelancer when my son was born. Daycare is expensive and I wanted to stay home with him (and later on my daughter) and be able to do what I love. Eight years later and I still love what I do. I get to be a part of something that is bigger than I am. And I have clients from different parts of the world and I get to see different ways that people think and dream.

Who are your favorite authors?

All my clients are my favorite authors. I tell them (and I mean it) that I am their biggest fans. I get to help them polish up something that hopefully many people will read.

In the mainstream-Stephen King, Dave Barry (whose column I followed for a long time), Ann M. Martin (whom I have met), Amy Tan, Isabel Allende (whom I have also met), Erma Bombeck, Rick Riorden, Philipa Gregory, Toni Morrison (I met her at college), Maya Angelou, Louisa May Alcott, Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman

 

What are your favorite books?

Books that I can sink my teeth into. I am a sucker for a good series. Everyone talks about the Dark Tower, but no one really talks about The Magicians by Lev Grossman. Or everyone talks about Ann Rice and her Vampire novels but no one really talks about Sookie Stackhouse by Charlaine Harris. Or everyone talks about the latest celebrity memoir, but no one talks about The Girl from Yamhill by Beverly Cleary. I love the Discworld series. I have several signed books too. I have a copy of Brave New World that my first ever boyfriend back in 1994 got me as a gift. I take it out every now and again and read it.

Who are your favorite literary characters?

I have so many literary characters that I love. The Babysitters Club (I am totally Mary Ann with Kristy mixed in, and Jessie because she learned sign language), Judy Blume’s more adult like characters as I grew up (Deenie, Sally J Freeman, Margaret), Jo from Little Women (and after some odd number of years I still want to punch Laurie in the face). Jake from the Dark Tower series because he holds one of my (many) favorite lines in literary world “Go then. There are other worlds than these.”

Is there anything you want to share with potential readers?

Read outside your comfort level. Every once in awhile I will pick up a genre I have not read and I will try it out. I am not a big fan of Star Wars, but my husband and son are, so I will have my son read to me and I will ask him questions about it. Go research different subjects and not just on the things you agree on

Where can we go to learn more about you and your literary works?

You can find me on Twitter,

I am on Facebook (www.facebook.com/shelleyseditingservice)

and on https://shelleyseditingservice.weebly.com/.

I am also listed on Goodreads under a few different Authors.

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JQM Literary Chat Welcomes Erudessa Gentian

JQM Literary Chat Welcomes Erudessa Gentian

 

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Tell us about yourself:

I may be a newly published author, but I am no stranger to the arts. With over twenty years of musical and acting performance across the globe, I’m excited to bring my diverse background to the literary world.

My first published short story, War of Wolves and Dragons – The Start of a Dangerous Friendship, can be found in the third installment of anthology series Harvey Duckman Presents…

My wide range of hobbies and interests are reflected in my creative writing that spans across genres to include (but not limited to): Science Fiction, Contemporary, Historical Fiction, Fantasy and Steampunk.

My blog covers even more ground with posts about lifestyle, travel and interviews with people from a range of professions.

 

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Tell us about your book:

Power In Time is the first of the Kynaston Royal Saga Science Fiction novels. It follows the adventures of Larkspur, an unwitting time traveller who finds herself stuck 4,000 years in the future, with unknown superpowers lurking in her DNA, and adopted into one of the most powerful families on all four inhabited planets. Will painful surprises from her distant past now help her embrace an uncertain future?

 

 

What influenced you to write your current genre?

I have always loved reading science fiction, so it was a natural pull when I started writing. I like to understand how something works, and if it’s supposed to be a science, I want it to be at least almost believable. I have read both badly and incredibly well written sci-fi books, and I hope to be considered one of the mostly believable, well written authors.

 

 

Who are your favorite authors?

Ack! I really can’t say I have one favorite… But here are some that I’ve been reading recently, in no particular order:

Anne Bishop (I love her Others series)

Abigail Falanga (I love her writing voice! It’s often hilarious, but she also does serious and dramatic very well.)

Agatha Christie (I mean, no one does mystery like her!)

J.R.R. Tolkien (I actually don’t like his writing style that much, but he is the best world builder I have ever known…no one comes even close)

Chuck Black (His allegories were awesome!)

 

 

 

What are your favorite books?

Again…so hard when someone asks for a favorite… In no particular order, here are some I remember off the top of my head:

The Others/The World of the Others (By Anne Bishop)

39 Clues (It’s been a while since I read them, but I remember loving the first series. The subsequent spinoffs weren’t as good in my opinion)

The Kingdom Series/The Knights of Arrethtrae Series (By Chuck Black)

The Count of Monte Cristo (By Alexander Dumas. Very long and hard to keep everything straight, but the way he kept track and used every single detail in the book blew my mind)

Enola Holmes Series (By Nancy Springer)

 

 

 

Who are your favorite literary characters?

Ooh, this is a new question I haven’t thought much about…

Hmm. Well, I loved Strider (also known as Aragorn) from Lord of the Rings as soon as he appeared in the story. I’m not sure why, but I was a huge fan from the beginning.

I’ve also always loved Black Beauty and the red coon pups from Where the Red Fern Grows

This is a great question! I’m going to have to think about this some more…

 

Is there anything you want to share with potential readers?

Like I’ve shared before, my writing crosses many different genres. But my first book will be a time-travelling sci-fi adventure. If you are fans of the X-Men and Firefly/Serenity, you’ll probably want to keep an eye out for the Kynaston Royal Saga!

 

 

Where can we go to learn more about you and your literary works?

My website, www.erudessagentian.com, has not only my blog, but also links to other social medias.

You can also find me on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php or my Amazon Author Page: www.amazon.com/author/erudessagentian

 

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JQM LITERARY CHAT WELCOMES Lee Murray

JQM LITERARY CHAT WELCOMES Lee Murray

 

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TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF:

You know that old story about having to smooch a lot of frogs before you find the prince? Well, before becoming a writer, I tried on a lot of hats: I was a research scientist, a massage therapist, a safety and health officer, as well as New Zealand’s Energy Advisor to the OECD. I’ve also done some time putting up kiwifruit irrigation lines, serving chateaubriand, and as a wallpaper hand. But that all changed in 2007 when my first husband said I needed to stop talking about writing and actually do it. He said he would support me (even though he was not a reader himself). So I took some writing courses and dived in. I now have ten published novels to my name (including several for children), more than 40 short stories, and fourteen anthologies, with another coming this year. Grotesque: Monster Stories, releasing this week, is my first ‘single author’ short fiction collection, so it’s a big milestone for me. When I’m not writing, I’m doing writing-related things: I’m a mentor, manuscript assessor, editor, speaker, and poet. I help with conventions and am co-founder of a writing residency. But most days you’ll find me in my natural writing habitat, in my home office overlooking a cow paddock. (I’m still on my first husband).

 

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WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO WRITE YOUR GENRE(S)?

When I started out writing, that old ear-worm about ‘writing what you know’ kept repeating in my head, and at that time I was a long distance runner (I ran 25 marathons and an ultra-marathon before I broke down), so I wrote a breezy fun chick lit novel called ‘A Dash of Reality’ which tells of a young woman’s attempts to save her job and her apartment by running a marathon (it’s complicated). I had a wonderful time writing it and I learned a lot about writing and publishing over the course of the project, but I also learned that I wanted to explore deeper issues in my fiction than just wardrobe malfunctions and cupcake deprivation. Not that I don’t enjoy a bit of light-hearted escapism when I’m reading, but for my writing, I wanted to examine the things that keep me up at night, and that led me to dark fiction and horror.

 

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WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS?

The list is so long. It’s a bit hard to answer because my friends are all writers. Well 98% of them. And of those 98%, 90% are science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers. And some of those 90% can conjure up the dead, or wield scimitars, or brew potions. So if it’s okay by you, I’d rather not say.

 

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WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE BOOKS?

So many. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. The Girl With all the Gifts by MC Carey. The Ice People by Rene Barjavel. Anything by Australian horror writer, Kaaron Warren.

 

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WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE LITERARY CHARACTERS?

I rather like Hermoine Granger, because I was that girl at school. Not the smartest, or the most popular, but I liked the library a lot, took extra- curricular classes, did my homework, believed in causes. I could have done with a time-turner most days. Even now I have a favourite t-shirt, a gift from my daughter, that says, “When in doubt, go to the library.” — Hermoine Granger, so other people obviously see the resemblance, too. But actually, growing up as a Chinese-NewZealander, I never saw myself in any book. Oh there were plenty of characters I liked, but none who had lived my experience, none who I really identified with, and that feels rather sad, as books should be a place where everyone feels at home. I came close with my character, Penny, in the Path of Ra series I co-write with my Wellington colleague Dan Rabarts. Penny is a slightly uptight scientific consult-sleuth for the police in a story set in the near-future. I’ve absolutely loved writing her because she has allowed me to draw on my own background and experience. Sometimes, if you want to see yourself, then you have to write the book yourself. The last title in that series, Blood of the Sun, releases later this year from Raw Dog Screaming Press.

 

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IS THERE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO SHARE WITH POTENTIAL READERS?

In order to create authenticity in our writing, characters must always be based on real people—at least in part. So while, overall, my characters are conjured from my imagination, certain traits and motivations will have been borrowed from people I have met. Caveat: Be kind to writers, because one way or another they are writing you into their stories!

 

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WHERE CAN WE GO TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOU AND YOUR LITERARY WORKS?

Thanks so much for having me, James! I’d love it if readers would stop by my website. https://www.leemurray.info/

For regular updates and discounted titles, please sign up to my newsletter on my contact page. https://www.leemurray.info/

 

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JQM LITERARY SPOTLIGHT PRESENTS True Beginnings, book 1 of the Elvin Dreams Saga by Ashleigh Farr Pate

JQM LITERARY SPOTLIGHT PRESENTS True Beginnings, book 1 of the Elvin Dreams Saga by Ashleigh Farr Pate

 

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FIRST, LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU A BIT. TELL US SOMETHING UNIQUE ABOUT YOURSELF:

I am a Christian, I am Autistic, & I’m a Little.

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WHAT IS THE GENRE AND AUDIENCE FOR THIS BOOK:

Fantasy romance for mature audiences

 

 

WHAT WAS THE INSPIRED YOU TO WRITE THIS BOOK:

Well I started writing at the age of 16 as a coping mechanism. I cowrote a book with 2 of my best friend & that one however was just for fun & will never see the light of day. So a little over 10 years later, I was typing it up in my computer (before this it was only on paper), & this story kept bugging me (not really, I love writing) to write it. I took some of the parts I had written over the years & rearrange them, changing name & key components, (now only on the parts I had written!) & this story was born. I have gone on to write 2 novella, short stories & 2 novels that goes with this series & am in the process of writing another. Though as of right now, only this book & the 2 shorts are published.

 

 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR BOOK:

Well where can I begin lol It is set in the Earth year of 1973. A far away world is under attack & a young Elvin woman, Renada Silverwing, sets out to find warriors to help her save her home world Bengal. My blurb can better tell the story Have you ever seen a warrior that was a princess? Or a princess that was a warrior? It’s a thought that is inconceivable to most, but for Renada Silverwing it was who she was. Imprisoned by the Goddess of War for 6 years, Renada Silverwing escaped only to put her home world, Bengal at risk of Damniana’s wrath. Now Renada must journey across Earth to find warriors who are ready and willing to join her in the fight against the Drow Nation. Keeping her real identity hidden is her only choice, because Renada isn’t just a warrior. She’s a princess. And the Goddess of War wants her head. Delron is a Drow warrior, train by the Goddess of War’s generals to fight for her cause. But after seeing the people suffering under Damniana’s rule, his allegiance, like so many, is wavering. When he meets Renada, he is instantly drawn to her strength and beauty, making the choice to help her that much easier. But can Renada open her heart to him in time, or will her secret drive them apart dooming both their worlds to ruin?

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WHERE CAN WE PURCHASE YOUR BOOK:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085Z9MPXR

 

Barnes & Noble: https://m.barnesandnoble.com/w/true-beginnings-ashleigh-farr-pate/1136675729;jsessionid=71825CCFF555E0974A4012001A1F4B01.prodny_store01-atgap14?ean=2940163063963

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My Thoughts on “Road to Fablehaven” by Brandon Mull

My Thoughts on “Road to Fablehaven” by Brandon Mull

 

My kids and my wife loved the Fablehaven Series by Brandon Mull, but I was not a fan.  I am generally not a fan of mid-grade fantasy series.  But I do appreciate the effort Mull put into create the Fablehaven world, and think he did a great job with it.

My wife highly recommended that I listen to a talk Brandon Mull gave called “Road to Fablehaven.” It was about how Mull came about to write the Fablehaven Series.

I thought the talk was excellent, and he was led to the right place in the right time to release Fablehaven and inspire young adult readers around the world, including my children.

Mr. Mull, I know it is very unlikely you will ever see this, or hear of me, but I wanted to say thank you for that talk.  It was a great inspirational talk about how you became a published and full-time author.

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JQM LITERARY CHAT WELCOMES JADI CAMPBELL

JQM Literary Chat Welcomes Jadi Campbell

 

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Tell us about yourself:

You can see from my photograph that I was born a bookworm. I’ve always loved books. At the age of six I decided I was going to grow up to be a writer. It took me 50 years to finally do it. I have worked in Marketing and Underwriting at a national insurance agency, as a secretary in the University of Washington’s School of Public Health and Community Medicine, and for over three decades now as a massage therapist. My German husband and I are avid travellers. Everything I’ve experienced is fodder for my writing!

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Tell us about your book:

Tsunami Cowboys is about Todd, a hero with dangerous fantasies. Coreen is trapped in a cult. Ronnie dreams other people’s futures. Guy is waiting for disaster at a Christmas Market. And Lynn, the connecting thread, takes a train with a seductive stranger. By turns terrifying and funny, my book tells the story of tsunami cowboys, the people who ride life’s waves.

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What influenced you to write your current genre?

I want books that make the outside world vanish while I’m reading them. My tastes bounce all over the place; while my first love is literary fiction, I also enjoy reading mysteries, fantasy, science fiction and non-fiction. Some authors transcend their genre and achieve great art.I aspire to write literary fiction that might someday stand with the authors and books I revere.

Who are your favorite authors?

Classical: Shakespeare

Recent: Ray Bradbury, John Fowles, George Orwell

Contemporary: Anne Patchett, early Stephen King, Geraldine Brooks, NK Adjei-Brenyah, Michael Ondaatje, Tim Winton, Margaret Atwood

What are your favorite books?

It’s so hard to choose! My current desert island books would be:The Overstory by Richard Powers. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Hannah Green. A Moveable Feast by Hemingway. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison. The Middle Mist by Mary Renault. Daniel Martin by John Fowles. Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcón. A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. My favorite short story is The Persistence of Vision by John Varley. And I’ve read Ray Bradbury’s books over and over at every stage of my life, beginning with high school.

Who are your favorite literary characters?

JD Salinger’s Glass family, Margaret Atwood’s often nameless but always sarcastic female protagonists, and Tyrion from Game of Thrones.

Is there anything you want to share with potential readers?

No matter how extreme the situations my characters find themselves in, you as my reader will always recognize yourself or people you know.If you forget reality as you turn the pages, then I’ve done what I set out to do as a writer.

Where can we go to learn more about you and your literary works?

I blog at http://jadicampbell.com.

My books are available in paperback and eBook on Amazon.

My author page is https://www.amazon.com/Jadi-Campbell.

I’ve been wordy enough over the years that if you google my name, lots pops up. I would love your questions if anyone wants to know more.

Thanks so much for allowing me to do this interview. It was a pleasure and an honor!

 

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Glimpses of Time and Magic Anthology RELEASE DAY!

Glimpses of Time and Magic Anthology

RELEASE DAY!

 

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History is quite a fascinating thing. We know the stories that have been told to us since we were children, but there are secrets… Magical secrets that are desperate to be revealed.

 

Pompeii was a tragedy the world will never forget, but what really caused the volcanic

eruption that ended it all?

Why was the great sword Excalibur really destroyed?

The rolling hills of Victorian England seem peaceful enough, but what secrets really lurk

there?

And would it surprise you that there are darker secrets in Ancient Rome than people ever

dreamed? If the Great Fog of London isn’t what it seems?

You think you know Harry Houdini, but do you know the man behind all the tricks?

And what if Roanaoke runs deeper than you could ever imagine?

Could Ireland’s potato famine really be caused by a mage gone mad?

What if a ghost ship off the coast of England was more than a phantom?

Want to find out the secrets behind each of these stories? Read nine exciting tales where

history and magic collide from authors Michaela Baker, James Quinlan Meservy, Ariel

Paiement, Joshua Reid, Alicia Scarborough, Maria Vermisoglou, Joanna White, Kandi

Wyatt, and Sara Zagorski.

 

Price:

$3.99 and all proceeds go to Feed My Starving Children

 

 

 

Purchase Link:

https://www.amazon.com/Glimpses-Time-Magic-Historical-Anthology-

 

 

 

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JQM LITERARY SPOTLIGHT PRESENTS “Quantum Spacewalker: Jarl’s Journey” BY Grace S. Grose

JQM LITERARY SPOTLIGHT PRESENTS “Quantum Spacewalker: Jarl’s

Journey” BY Grace S. Grose

 

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FIRST, LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU A BIT. TELL US SOMETHING UNIQUE ABOUT

YOURSELF:

I have a treehouse that I’m turning into a writing retreat

I go snorkeling at every given opportunity

I wanted to have chickens for 20 years and finally live in a place where I can have them

I have lived in a yurt for 3 months

My husband and I have 5 dogs.

(take your pick…. )

 

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WHAT IS THE GENRE AND AUDIENCE FOR THIS BOOK:

Young Adult and Adult readers of Christian Science Fiction

 

WHAT WAS IT THAT INSPIRED YOU TO WRITE THIS BOOK:

I have taken a writing course and written a number of unpublished short stories. I have also

been a lifelong journaler. When we moved to our new area 2 ½ years ago, a friend introduced

me to a Writers’ Group, which I have been a part of ever since.

During a prayer time in November 2018, I clearly heard in my spirit “Write!” I agreed,

but didn’t know what to write. A brief time later, a word was introduced at our Writers Group –

Spacewalker. I wrote a short 3 page story on it, which I shared with the group. However, the

story kept growing from there until it became a full-fledged book.

 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR BOOK:

Quantum Spacewalker: Jarl’s Journey follows Jarl through his initial meeting with Jesus at

5 years old, then a tragedy that implodes his world, and later into the adventure of a lifetime

when he agrees to find and deliver the items Jesus directs him to get. He receives Quantum

Spacewalker training from an angelic dynamic-duo; deals with a perpetually pesky and

dangerous quartet of demons; has run-ins with hybrids; meets a pack rat from the Garden of

 

Eden; and travels throughout the universe and several dimensions to track down the things

he seeks. Lest you think he has no time for love, an interesting female fellow-Spacewalker

makes his acquaintance during a rescue mission. Through the ups and downs that

accompany obedience to his divine directive, Jarl’s character grows and his sense of humor

rarely falters.

 

 

WHERE CAN WE PURCHASE YOUR BOOK:

 

AMAZON.COM – HTTPS://TINYURL.COM/JARL-S-JOURNEY

BARNES & NOBLE – HTTPS://TINYURL.COM/QSJARLSJOURNEY

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INSTAGRAM – HTTPS://WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/QUANTUM_SPACEWALKER/

(PURCHASE THROUGH BIO LINKS)

 

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JQM LITERARY SPOTLIGHT PRESENTS The Heart of The Coast by Sara Zagorski

JQM LITERARY SPOTLIGHT PRESENTS The Heart of The Coast by Sara Zagorski

 

 

FIRST, LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU A BIT. TELL US SOMETHING UNIQUE ABOUT YOURSELF:

For the past 10 years, I’ve been playing softball with some of my local teams. Recently, I made it onto my school team as a pitcher and first-baseman!

 

 

 

WHAT IS THE GENRE AND AUDIENCE FOR THIS BOOK:

The genre of my book is fantasy or, more specifically, historical fantasy. The story follows the journey of a teenager, so I would say that the book is aimed for younger audiences, namely teenagers or young adults.

 

 

 

WHAT WAS THE INSPIRED YOU TO WRITE THIS BOOK:

Initially, I knew I had to write my story about my character Michael, who I’d been toying with for a while. I didn’t know what type of book I wanted to slot him into, but eventually, I realised his personality would really fit into a book involving a grand adventure. Eventually, that evolved into a story about pirates, as I felt that this character would work really well with the book I was piecing together.

 

 

 

TELL US ABOUT YOUR BOOK:

My book is about the adventure of a teenager named Michael, the unfortunate son of his town’s apothecary. His father is a very stern and imposing man who despises his youngest son, and Michael wants more than to escape his father’s wrath. Despite his brother’s warnings about a terrifying pirate legend, Michael believes that he’ll be safer out at sea than in his father’s shop, but the world outside is much more dangerous than he anticipates.

 

 

 

WHERE CAN WE PURCHASE YOUR BOOK:

The anthology, Glimpses of Time and Magic, can be purchased on Amazon starting on July 28, 2020.