The Sixth 7

Kevin Allen – Writer  ◊   Melissa Bird – Editor   ◊  Tia Myricks – Production  ◊   Krystal Clear Logics – Promotion and Digital Marketin The Sixth 7 “My mother, I dear say.” Kiren playfully eyes Miriam. “Thinks I am her imagination and refuses to acknowledge me at times, as you see. But I would so not like to be … Continue reading The Sixth 7

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The Sixth 6

Kevin Allen – Writer  ◊   Melissa Bird – Editor   ◊  Tia Myricks – Production  ◊   Krystal Clear Logics – Promotion and Digital Marketin Chapter 6   “Young man!” Miriam takes note of the grating in her voice. Not too many years ago she would have relished the way Cory ogled her. The way his eye lingered dreamily above … Continue reading The Sixth 6

The Sixth 5

Kevin Allen – Writer  ◊   Melissa Bird – Editor   ◊  Tia Myricks – Production  ◊   Krystal Clear Logics – Promotion and Digital Marketing The Sixth 5: Spirited It is minutes past two AM when the meeting room clears. Mrs. Norman is walking down a lit corridor with Hunter, Michael, and Javier. The conversation is light and somber, things … Continue reading The Sixth 5

The Sixth 4

Her name is Mrs. Norman. Sixties. Long white-gray hair with next to nothing wrinkles. A warrior who has weathered several wars and just as many attempts on her life. Despite her kind, sweet façade, Mrs. Norman has seen the worst atrocities people are capable of, first hand.

The Sixth 3

Ninety percent of adult life for Cory Raymond has been filled with four letter words. On occasion, it is the higher end of the ninetieth percentile. Some days Cory gets really creative with those four letter words he’s learned to use efficiently. Cory learned them all while adulting and he would swear to that.

Free Book Give away only on Amazon

 Hellooo FREE ebooks. There will be a series of free Kindle ebook giveaways you can read on your Kindle app or fav Kindle device, this month through June and hopefully into July. If you have your trusty Amazon or Smashwords account, get ready for it. Starting Monday, May 29th (midnight tonight) to Friday, June 2nd … Continue reading Free Book Give away only on Amazon

ACTION: the jitters of writing to publish

It starts with an idea. The story. Months, years later, it’s time to take the first step. The decision to publish. It isn’t an easy decision with all the jitters running through writers once they’ve “finished” writing their story (that’s never finished), with all the options available. But it is a step that should be … Continue reading ACTION: the jitters of writing to publish

Consent to Unleash a novel by Kevin Allen

“Crisis introduces us all to strength some of us don’t instinctively know we have.” In the newly released thriller, Consent to Unleash, that strength is coming with memories orphaned Boston detective Mark Morrison shouldn’t have, about a biological family he’s known about going on two weeks, and questions he wouldn’t want anyone asking. Before they … Continue reading Consent to Unleash a novel by Kevin Allen

Writing: moving from hobby to small business

Reading all the information on well meaning friends and family who try to get you to adjust your sails left an impression. I didn't think I was sore. this week I was proven wrong. The word obsessed was used to describe my devoted time to writing development. After saying ouch, I went into defense mode. … Continue reading Writing: moving from hobby to small business

The Two Year Lesson in Writing vs Telling a story

One of the things I said when I looked at the first piece I wanted to rewrite was, “where the {expletive} do I begin with this? This is crap!” An admittance that became the first of a few in the two years and change that followed. Painful as it were, it taught me to look at everything with fresh eyes. And I learned to swear. A lot