Benjamin Gorman, in this author interview from Morgen Bailey’s writing blog, talks about short stories, novels, titles, self-publishing, writing influences, eBooks, and more. Lots of interesting and helpful advice for writers: http://morgenbailey.wordpress.com/2013/11/23/author-interview-no-694-with-multi-genre-writer-benjamin-gorman/
Category Archives: E-books
For those of you who got an ebook reader for Christmas–or couldn’t wait–here are my e-books. Or you can read them on your computer. Your choice.
Westward bound on the Oregon Trail, Lorrie Emerson is alone after her uncle is killed. Ignoring the wagon master’s advice to go home, she rounds up others needing help, and they join a later wagon train and are soon slogging through dust and mud and steep mountain passes, but it’s not long before she’s again forging her own trail.
It’s available from Melange Books, the publisher–and elsewhere online: http://www.melange-books.com/authors/joyvsmith/detourtrail.html
Pretty Pink Planet
Lori, an agent of SOESFOL (Search Out and Establish Sentient Forms of Life) visits Prism, a popular tourist destination, to track down planet pirates and rescue aliens, if she can find and talk to them.
(Pretty Pink Planet is a free ebook)
Hot Yellow Planet
In the sequel to Pretty Pink Planet, Lori and Chiing continue their adventures, meeting up with Chameleons, Ghosters, Splurts, and other aliens and humans.
Hidebound is a SF romance (adult content) also available on Amazon Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005ICFOHYAnd
And Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/82218
My e-book, The Doorway and Other Stories, is available on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007SV1FB2
It includes 14 SF and fantasy adventures AND it will soon be available as a paperback.
Remodeling: Buying and Updating a Foreclosure
How we coped with selling a house–at last, looking for a new house, buying a new house that was a foreclosure and needed lots of work, and then remodeling it since it didn’t even have a kitchen sink!
Check out these gift suggestions (fiction and non-fiction):
Something Furry Underfoot by Amy L. Peterson:
When Amy Married a biologist named Mark, she knew that a few pets were in her future, but she had no idea the number and variety of pets Mark had in mind:
From Zero to Four Kids in Thirty Seconds by Amy L. Peterson:
From Zero to Four Kids in Thirty Seconds is a fun read, and it includes tips for stepmothers:.
To Ignite a Fire on Enceladus by Vincent Miskell combined with Jack London’s To Build a Fire:
Miskell updates Jack London’s classic story. I enjoyed reading them both together, and I love Miskell’s dog…
Godspeed Inc: A Naomi Kinder Adventure (Naomi Kinder SF Adventures) by Vincent Miskell:
This first Naomi Kinder science fiction adventure spans the wide orbits of Pluto and Uranus and takes Naomi to the airless, icy moon of Umbriel. Naomi’s got some special abilities, but she’s no hero. Now the fate of the civilized solar system depends on her. [Free]:
Rescuing the Future: A Naomi Kinder Novel (Naomi Kinder SF Adventures) by Vincent Miskell:
Another fun Naomi Kinder adventure:
Punctuation by G. Miki Hayden:
An essential primer and Reference book:
A Murder in Harlem by G. Miki Hayden:
The complete collection of 11 mystery/crime stories featuring Miriam, her husband, Kofi, and her co-wife, Nana, by Edgar-winning short story author Hayden. Five of the stories were first published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine:
Detour Trail by Joy V. Smith:
Review excerpt: The main character in this book is Lorrie, a strong, courageous woman that goes off the Oregon Trail and blazes her own life in the West. She’s the embodiment of what a woman of that time period had to be like: able to make decisions, able to pull and use a weapon, and with the people skills needed to survive and thrive:
Hidebound (SF) by Joy V. Smith:
After Anfissa meets Ferenc, they flee to a planet where even the grass is deadly:
Detour Trail is now available on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Detour-Trail-ebook/dp/B00F7CZ0R4/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1379281976&sr=1-1&keywords=Detour+Trail
My story (SF and fantasy) collection, The Doorway and Other Stories, is also available on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007SV1FB2
Hidebound (SF) is available on: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005ICFOHY and
After Anfissa meets Ferenc, they flee to a planet where even the grass is deadly.
Pretty Pink Planet (SF) is available free on http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/93615
Lori, an agent of SOESFOL, visits Prism to track down planet pirates and rescue aliens.
Hot Yellow Planet is available on: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/94029
In this Pretty Pink Planet sequel, Lori and Chiing continue their adventures.
Remodeling: Buying and Updating a Foreclosure (non-fiction) is available on: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/71560 and http://www.amazon.com/Remodeling-Buying-Updating-Foreclosure-ebook/dp/B005FSHP0K/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1312428906&sr=1-1
How one woman bought and remodeled a foreclosure; it didn’t even have a kitchen sink!
Check out my new Fantasy and Fun board on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/joyvsmith/fantasy-and-fun/
And my flash fiction story: Triumph:
And Crystal Quest: Mystic Signals – Issue 17
Plus, there are a few fantasy stories in The Doorway and Other Stories on Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007SV1FB2