Katelyn Monroe Howes debut novel THE AWOKEN explores what can happen when someone’s existence becomes a challenge to society’s updated norms through no fault of their own.
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Don’t Self Destruct Because of Sloppy Research
Artistic license gifts us the opportunity to run riot with our imaginations in order to transport the reader into the worlds we create.
Never Judge a Book by its Cover
I am often asked what inspires me to write the stories I do. With most of them being either speculative fiction, supernatural horror, or a blending of the two, people are surprised when I say, “My own life experiences.” My first release, “Abigail” focuses on an orphaned baby girl, with violet reptilian eyes, grey scales, […]
What We Don’t Know Scares Us
When I released “A Little Scare,” a collection of short scary stories, I was back in my element to what I love to read and watch.
The Dark Side of Writing Thrillers
To tell the truth of a story, thriller writers need to get into the heads of their characters. Many times, doing this has let in the darkness, often resulting in sleeplessness, nightmares and, on occasion, triggering depression.
Gayle Kellner on climate change and “Hope”
After reading “Hope, A History of the Future”, I jumped at the opportunity to interview the author via email. I was keen to find out more about the story, not only as a writer and climate activist, but as a reader.
The Need for Complicated Females in Horror Fiction
As a woman, I’m most compelled to tell womens’ stories.
“Glimmer” captivates with characters and the action of storms
Glimmer offers a glimpse into the world of 2110, with its radically altered natural and built spaces still adjusting to the increased warming due to excess greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.
When the Planned Story Comes Together
“I love it when a plan comes together!”
Chances are you might know Hannibal Smith’s famous catchphrase from NBC-TV series The A-Team. But what you don’t know, is that those eight words changed my life.