Month: April 2013

A Resourceful Way to Make Money from Your Blog

If you want to be a successful freelance writer, you must have your own self-hosted blog or website. It is no longer a choice if you want your prospective clients to take you seriously. The good news is that investing in a domain and web-hosting is relatively inexpensive and you can choose from a wide range of options. The annual fee for a domain is as little as $10 and you can buy web-hosting for just $1 a month! (I recommend two companies: and

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Instincts of a Storyteller – Interview with Sreelata Menon (30 April 2013)

Sreelata MenonIntroduction

I met Sreelata a few years ago. She was on holiday in Malaysia and the other couple who accompanied her and her husband are very close family friends of ours. I’ve been trying, ever since, to get this interview with Sreelata and I’m glad it’s finally happened. Without further ado, let me introduce you to Sreelata Menon …

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Equity of Fear by Rudy A. Mazzocchi

Publisher: Twilight Times Books; First edition (March 25, 2013)
Language: English

Once again author Rudy Mazzocchi ventures into the shadowy world of controversial medical technologies. In his first thriller, Equity of Evil, the author revealed a dark world involving abortion, human trafficking and organ cultures. In this his latest instalment and 2nd book in the series, Equity of Fear, he boldly delves into subjects of the re-wiring of the brain to eliminate fear and the alteration of memory. Fascinating and terrifying stuff, to say the least.

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Tribute to the Master Storyteller – Chinua Achebe (1930-2013)

Chinua Achebe was the celebrated Nigerian storyteller of international repute
He wrote his epic novel, Things Fall Apart, at the young age of 28
In his stories were history, wisdom, lessons, simple language, and mastery of literature
No one could sway him from his passion for storytelling even at a young age
Under his leadership and influence, many African writers blossomed
Authoritative and bold were his novels

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Pass It On by The Traditional Arts Team

PASS IT ON book cover

Title: Pass It On
Publisher: The Traditional Arts Team
Editors: Graham Langley and Amy Douglas
Language: English

At 64 pages, PASS IT ON is short book. It is a mistake to assume that this is a criticism for it is, in fact, quite the opposite. PASS IT ON is a concise resource that is a aimed at helping ‘teachers and youth workers of all kinds’ to master the art of storytelling.

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Wrecker by Tamera Lawrence

Title: Wrecker [Kindle Edition]
By Tamera Lawrence
File Size: 2507 KB
Print Length: 234 pages
Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing (December 4, 2012)
Language: English

From the description on, you’ll see that Wrecker is a story about a twenty-six-year-old woman, Tara Gibbons, who, as a tow truck driver, struggles with the stigma of being a woman in a man’s field. Newly employed by Cole Wilson, Tara finds herself attracted to her boss. That said, there is tension between them as a result of their clash of wills. This tension is what allows for the hidden dangers of the story to evolve. For example, someone is watching Tara – someone with an ulterior motive. In time, she stumbles upon Cole’s secret past. As she faces a life or death battle, the question uppermost is this: whom can she trust?

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The Consummate Traitor by Bonnie Toews

The Consummate Traitor
By Bonnie Toews
Paperback: 344 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (May 21, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1461015383
ISBN-13: 978-1461015383

Brief bio: As a journalist, Bonnie Toews has covered significant events such as the Rwandan genocide in 1994. Her eyewitness view contributes to the plight of children in war as a recurring theme through her novels. With hundreds of published articles and five business press awards in her portfolio, Bonnie currently advocates for better care and treatment of Canada’s wounded warriors and is a member of the Canadian Veterans Advocacy, Military Writers Society of America, American Authors Association and American Christian Fiction Writers. THE CONSUMMATE TRAITOR is her first novel in a trilogy about treason.

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