IN THIS ISSUE:
(Allegory Staff Member &
resident Book Mechanic!)
So you want
to write a book?
Really? Well, you’re hardly alone in that endeavor. Nearly every
one wants to write a book. Correction. Actually, nearly everyone wants
to have written a book. The problem is, it’s hard work! It’s
discouraging and disheartening, and it takes a long time! And then, after
you’ve sweated blood over it, nobody else in the whole wide world
loves it as much as you do! Arrgghh.
by last name)
Carolyn Burns Bass
Bass is an author and creative communications consultant. Her novel, THE
NEXUS, is currently under submission for publication, represented
by Nephele Tempest of The Knight Agency. WHISPERING NIGHTS, a new novel
is currently underway."
If writing is a journey, fiction is my
avenue of adventure. Where else can one meet Knights Templar, explore
medieval spirituality, and create landscapes of thought?
--Carolyn Burns Bass
"B.K. has composed several
pieces of poetry and completed one
historical fiction novel as well as
series of short stories - most set in
rural Appalachia and the South."
"I was born and have lived in Ohio
most of my life. At the age of 33
I finally decided what I wanted to
do with my life. I wanted to write
and have people enjoy my stories."
prose has appeared in Rosebud Magazine, The Saint Ann’s Review,
In Posse Review, Sundry: A Journal
of the Arts, Quality Women’s Fiction Magazine, Thought Magazine,
Spiral Notebook and others."
love to read. I always have, for a bit more than 65 years, now. That’s
scary! I still have the first book I was given - a biography of the eminent
Austrian composer Franz Josef Haydn. Perhaps that contributed to my love
for both words and music."
Fincher is an aspiring writer living in San Diego. He enjoys reading science
fiction, some fantasy, mystery, crime, history, alternate history and
several other types of books. Look for Mike's upcoming novels and short
by day, writer by night, married to the love of my life. Thanks be to
"I was born and raised in Canada,
and moved to the states five years
ago. Two years later, I began writing
fiction full-time. RIDING LESSONS
is my first novel."
Shadow Seer chronicles the life of Candale, the foretold prophet of dark
visions and fallen kingdoms, and his struggle to hold onto the life that
he knows as his dark gifts begin to awaken ...."
"Jackie Kessler's ramblings, musings, and other ings--usually before
she's had her coffee, so be warned ..."
"In 2003 I signed a three book
deal with Hyperion for the Lt. Jacqueline 'Jack' Daniels thriller series.
I'm living proof that talent has very little to do with success."
"A former archaeologist with a life-long
love of the past, writing historical
fiction comes naturally to M.J. Pearson. A second gay romance, also set
during the Regency Era, is already well under way."
Writing--my journal, poems and
stories--has always been a great
outlet. It's exciting to explore the
less-traveled paths of one's mind. Scary sometimes but always worth the
A friend invited me to her Torah study
group last year and during Passover I realized that I was a Jewish soul
along. When I became a Jew, I took the name “Simcha (Joy)”
as my new Jewish Name. My writings in my book “Visions” reflect
aspects of the Jewish faith long
before I knew that there was a connection.
Pull up a chair and stay a while. I write thrillers and poetry. Perfectly
compatible genres, in case you wondered. Poetry
hones the mind and the skill, as well as providing a respite from the
intense commitment I make when I'm in
the midst of a thriller.
... is an author whose works explore
esoteric philosophy through subjects
ranging from mythology and occultism to alternative history and secret
His stories offer a blend of mythology
and history - inspired by the world's
treasure of occult legends ....
The site contains information about all my writings (in romance, horror,
and non-fiction) and contains links to interviews, reviews, and places
to order my books.
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