An Interview with Author A.L. Knorr

Born of Water by A.L. Knorr

Born of Water by A.L. Knorr
Joining me today is A.L. Knorr, who has studied dance, worked in marketing, and is now writing young adult fantasy books. Thank you, A.L., for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
About A.L. Knorr
A.L. is a Canadian who spends summers in the beautiful Rockies and winters wherever it isn’t absolutely freezing – usually Italy. Her love of stories sparked after her mom taught her to read at the age of three, and writing for a living was a dream she harboured all her life. She studied dance but ended up working in marketing for many years and learning how to make a business go. When Amazon changed publishing forever and made it easier for indies to make a living with their craft is when Abby knew it was time to do it on her own. There has been no looking back.

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An Interview with Author Belle McInnes

A Love Divided by Belle McInnes

A Love Divided by Belle McInnes
Today I’m looking forward to talking to author Belle McInnes about Scotland, historical romances and her new book, A Love Divided. Thank you, Belle, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
About Belle McInnes
A native Scot who lives in the hinterland between Edinburgh and the Borders, Belle loves to write about Scotland and its history.

In addition to writing historical romance, she rides dressage, teaches skiing – and pens prize-winning Sci-Fi, Urban Fantasy and Contemporary Romance as Roz Marshall.

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An Interview with Author Ulff Lehmann

Shattered Dreams by Ulff Lehmann

Shattered Dreams by Ulff Lehmann
Joining me today is author, Ulff Lehmann, who has a lot to say about writing, and his epic fantasy ‘Shattered’ books in general. Thank you, Ulff, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
About Ulff Lehmann
German born but English writing author, Ulff Lehmann, was raised reading almost any and everything, from the classic Greek to Roman to Germanic myths to more appropriate fiction for children his age. Initially devouring books in his native language, he switched to reading English books during a year long stay in the USA as a foreign exchange student.

In the years since, he has lost count of the books he has read, unwilling to dig into the depths of his collection. An avid fantasy reader, he grew dissatisfied with the constant lack of technological evolution in many a fantasy world, and finally, when push came to shove, he began to realize not only his potential as a story teller but also his vision of a mythical yet realistic world in which to settle the tale in he had been developing for 20 years.

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An Interview with Author Alasdair Shaw

Liberty by author Alisdair Shaw

Liberty by author Alisdair Shaw
Joining me today is author Alasdair Shaw, who would be just as comfortable talking to Stephen Hawking or Sheldon Cooper about Theoretical Physics as he is about talking to me as an author. Thank you, Alasdair, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
About Alasdair Shaw
Alasdair Shaw grew up in Lancashire, within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, Pennines, Lake District and Snowdonia. After stints living in Cambridge, North Wales, and the Cotswolds, he has lived in Somerset since 2002.

He has been rock climbing, mountaineering, caving, kayaking and skiing as long as he can remember. Growing up he spent most of his spare time in the hills. Recently he has been doing more sea kayaking and swimming.

Alasdair studied at the University of Cambridge, leaving in 2000 with an MA in Natural Sciences and an MSci in Experimental and Theoretical Physics. He went on to earn a PGCE, specialising in Science and Physics, from the University of Bangor. A secondary teacher for over fifteen years, he has plenty of experience communicating scientific ideas.

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An Interview with Author Dominique Mondesir

Origins by author Dominique Mondesir

Origins (Fallen Angels, Book 1) by Dominique Mondesir
Joining me today is another author who writes about angels, Dominique Mondesir. Thank you, Dominique, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
About Dominique Mondesir
Dominique Mondesir has wanted to be a writer since the age of sixteen. He could remember reading The Hobbit and Harry Potter late at night and thinking, I could do that. More than ten years later and he has.

His first book Origins (Fallen Angels) was published in September 2015, with three more released so far.

He lives in England with his girlfriend and cat and hopes to travel the world before he gets too old.

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An Interview with Author CeeCee James

The Sour Taste of Suspicion by CeeCee James

The Sour Taste of Suspicion by CeeCee James
Joining me today on the couch is author CeeCee James, who likes her mysteries cozy! Thank you, CeeCee for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
About CeeCee James
CeeCee James is a wife, mom of four rambunctious kids and pet mom to two mini-dashchunds. She’s always loved to read and always had her nose in a book– getting her into trouble at school when she’d sneak it in her text books.

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An Interview with Author Melanie Tomlin

Angel's Body Book Cover

Angel's Body by Melanie Tomlin
Today I’m interviewing author Melanie Tomlin … that would be me! I’m not sure whether to sit a mirror on the couch next to me, or to hot-swap seats, from the interviewer position to the interviewee position. Confused? I know I am, and the interview hasn’t even started yet! So, I shall start by thanking myself for taking the time to chat with myself, and sitting down to get comfortable before I begin.
About Melanie Tomlin
Melanie Tomlin was born in Beeston, England. At the age of three her family moved to suburban Melbourne, Australia, where she has lived ever since. When she was twelve her parents bought her a typewriter, and she wrote her first novel that very same year. She still has the typewriter, which is somewhat worse for wear, but that first manuscript is now nothing but a distant memory.

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The Prolific Reader — An instaFreebie Repository

The Prolific Reader

The Prolific Reader is now live!

instaFreebie books via The Prolific Reader

What’s The Prolific Reader all about?

As the title of this post suggests, The Prolific Reader is a repository of free books that are available to download via instaFreebie.

The difference between The Prolific Reader and other instaFreebie promotions is that all books listed here are permanent or semi-permanent (minimum three months) and are available to download from instaFreebie for as long as they are listed on the page. If a book has a ‘download expiry date’ on instaFreebie, it will be displayed in the listing. (Most instaFreebie promotions are for books that only have a short window of opportunity to download them. Blink and you’ve missed your chance!)

Over the past month I have been working with over 72 authors to bring together 88 books in the following genres:

  • Fantasy (urban / dark / paranormal)
  • Paranormal Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Horror
  • Children’s Fiction
  • UPDATE December 17, 2016
    The Prolific Reader now includes all genres except erotica. Check back often to see what new genres have been added, and of course the new books!

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    An Interview with Author K. de Long

    Alliance by Katie de Long

    Alliance by K. de Long
    Author K. de Long, also known as Katie de Long, joins me today to talk about dream of becoming a crazy cat-lady and, of course, one of her many books. Thank you, Katie, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About K. de Long
    USA Today Bestseller K. de Long lives in the Pacific northwest, realizing her dream of being a crazy cat-lady. As a kid, she flagged the fade-to-blacks in every adult book she encountered, and when she began writing, she vowed to use cutaways sparingly. After all, that’s when the good stuff happens. And on a kindle, no one asks why there’s so many bookmarks in her library.

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    An Interview with Author Leeah Taylor

    Surface Below Dark Secrets book cover Leeah Taylor

    Surface Below Dark Secrets book cover Leeah Taylor
    Joining me today to talk about her first book — hopefully one of many — is author Leeah Taylor. Thank you, Leeah, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Leeah Taylor
    Leeah Taylor is an American paranormal romance writer. She’s been writing for nearly 18 years including, short stories, poetry and full length novels. Her love for the paranormal led her to write and publish her first novel, Surface Below: Dark Secrets in July of 2016. Leeah is a stay at home mom of two beautiful children, and a wife of 14 years. When she’s not writing, Leeah enjoys reading, crocheting and drawing.

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