Nominate Scouts of the Apocalypse for a Prix Aurora

All, Prix Aurora awards season is here again. Please take a moment to get a $10 membership and nominate Scouts of the Apocalypse for a Prix Aurora (YA Best novel). And while you are at it, nominate Suzy Vadori’s The Fountain in the same category. Membership gives you the ability to nominate AND you will get e-book versions of the finalist books when they are announced for free. Please do this by Saturday (March 19, 2016). Go here: http://www.prixaurorawards.ca/ Thank you,     -Michell

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Scouts of the Apocalypse: Zombie Plague

Being a Scout is more than just helping old ladies cross the road. Scouts have a responsibility to their communities and the greater world around them. Part of that responsibility is training and being prepared for disasters. When a Scout troop comes home from a weekend of survival training in the deep woods, they find that nothing about the world they left is the same. Shambling hordes of undead wander the countryside killing anything that lives. Can the Scouts survive the trip home and is there even a home to return to? It will take all of their training and smarts to overcome this disaster. This is the first book in the Scouts of the Apocalypse trilogy. Publisher’s Website Amazon […]

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You Can’t Please Everyone

I try to write fiction that everyone will enjoy. I try not to be offensive in my writing, but invariably, someone takes something the wrong way and goes away angry. It always bothers me when that happens but there isn’t much I can do about it. Take, for example, a comment I recently got about my story, GalaxyBillies. The comment in question was regarding the use of the word, “schizophrenic.” I use the word to describe the thought processes of one of the characters. The comment essentially said, “I don’t like that you are making fun of schizophrenics so I’m not reading any more of your story.” When I read the comment, I was at a loss for words. But, […]

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