“Alvar’s Spear” is an epic science fiction adventure of the highest quality.

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Charles Freedom Long has written an epic science fiction book filled with truth, failure, hope, danger, life, love, death, redemption, and enough twists and turns to create a roller coaster of literary satisfaction. He paints another world, with a few shocking similarities to our own, with the same sort of ambition with which Isaac Asimov… Continue reading “Alvar’s Spear” is an epic science fiction adventure of the highest quality.

An Extraordinary Thriller from Mike Panno

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The depth of the characters, the twists and turns you can do nothing but follow, the storyline that keeps stretching tighter with each chapter … it’s easy to see why Animal Rites was one of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards top picks in the Thriller category. Michael Panno is a master of dialog and… Continue reading An Extraordinary Thriller from Mike Panno

Poison Heartbeats Ad Campaign

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  Every book I write has an “Ad Campaign” using artwork from chapter headings. The “ads” themselves always run with a review blurb and a link to the book. On Twitter, I also use hashtags within the blurb copy. The blurbs change because I have a lot more editorial/reader reviews than pictures. Here are a few… Continue reading Poison Heartbeats Ad Campaign

“Wrinkled Heartbeats” a Finalist at 2016 Indie Book Awards

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Wrinkled Heartbeats was recently chosen as a Finalist in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. It received the award as one of the best First Novels of the year. It is available as an ebook, a paperback, or a hardback from Templeworks Properties. The book has also received an Awesome Indies Approval badge, which includes the following… Continue reading “Wrinkled Heartbeats” a Finalist at 2016 Indie Book Awards

What is an Indie Writer?

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What is an “Indie” writer? John Grisham started as one. Mark Twain was one. Edgar Allen Poe was an Indie. Spike Jonze, John Cassavetes, and Quentin Tarantino are all Indie Writers/Directors. They are all Do-It-Yourself experts. Indie authors assume the responsibilities of writing, editing, proofreading, formatting, designing, printing, publishing, promoting, and selling their work. They… Continue reading What is an Indie Writer?

Temple’s review of “Chloe the Clone” by William E. Mason

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The setup: The heart transplant that can save your life beats in the chest of a clone who calls you “Grandpa.” The delivery: Author William E Mason wonderful novel, Chloe The Clone, flows smoothly through a spectrum of emotions. It leaps from paragraph to page to chapter after chapter of twists, turns, hope and fear.… Continue reading Temple’s review of “Chloe the Clone” by William E. Mason