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

Two Events to tell you about

There are two exciting events to share with you. One is to get a book published, the other is to sell copies of a new release that you may want to read. Event number 1 is a Kindle Scout vote. Consent By Oath by Kevin Allen, the follow up to Consent by Birth has been … Continue reading Two Events to tell you about

Award Winning Five Guns Blazing is available for pre order

Winner of the 2014 Chaucer awards Legend Category, Five Guns Blazing is now available for pre-order If you like Pirates, jolly ol' England, and ragamuffins and such, buy it from Amazon now and get yourself set for an award-winning read. Five Guns Blazing by Emma Rose Millar and Kevin Allen 9  15  15

The Elusive “Perfect Writing Spot” Solution

Thinking of writing but can’t find your best place or time? I know a place. Actually it’s the best place. I’ll tell you about it. If your favorite place to write isn’t you, you are really missing out on the most amazing place to go and pen or type – something. Of all the places … Continue reading The Elusive “Perfect Writing Spot” Solution

What a child Saw ~ a Five Guns Blazing Pre-release preview

The 1700s were a rough time to be an African. Still is. But, who would have known that children, white English children were given the dues of slavery too, or indentured servitude. That is what happened to Laetitia Beedham. Hair cut short. Dressed in boys clothing, called Nathaniel to protect her from the wiles of … Continue reading What a child Saw ~ a Five Guns Blazing Pre-release preview

Consent by Birth book one Trinity Breed

Imagine you’re adopted. Known no real family, no name, just adoption for a short time and then clemency for the rest. You become a detective, with no real past to trace, no paperwork to scroll through, no story to identify you. You’re a tree without a root that even with some fame, no one comes … Continue reading Consent by Birth book one Trinity Breed