It’s day three of Valinora Troy’s blog takeover, and today she shares with us some of the inspiration for the fantastical elements in her debut book, The Lucky Diamond. WHEN Iseult asked me what inspired my sentient diamonds and the talking canoe character in my children’s fantasy, I was really stuck. Saying they were “just… Continue reading Guest post by Valinora Troy
Vicky escaped zombies in rural Ireland, but now they’re eating their way through Galway city. Unable to leave her home, and surrounded by people slowly turning into the undead, will Vicky fight her demons or join them? 7 Weeks in Hell is free to download on Amazon for the next three days. I won’t be… Continue reading Happy Halloween
Inspired by Kira Jeanette’s blog post about 5 horror tropes that DON’T scare you, I thought I’d write about some things that DO scare me. #1 Parasites and Body Horror I love animals, but I struggle when it comes to parasites, especially internal parasites (although ticks are high on my list of least liked animals).… Continue reading What Scares You?
On October 6th 2020, my right hand in canine form left the mortal realm to shepherd souls in the afterlife. I didn’t appreciate how much he did for me both physically and emotionally until he was gone. He left suddenly and the crater he left behind in my life is meteor sized (think Tunguska). My… Continue reading A fitting memorial
I am very happy to announce that 7 Days in Hell came second in the horror category of the 2nd quarter Speak Up Talk Radio Firebird Book Awards. Not only is it great to win an award, but it is nice to know that the entrance fee to the Speak Up Talk Radio Firebird Book… Continue reading Good news, everyone