Why Did it Take so Long to Get Coronavirus Tests?

So… we have a pandemic. This sucks, but, fortunately, with proper mitigation techniques such as quarantine and proper disease modeling we can hopefully slow the spread and, therefore, save lives of people who would be shit out of luck when the hospitals get overrun. An integral part of implementing these techniques is being able to…

The Plague: And How to Eat Like a Post-Apocalyptic Survivor.

Wow, 2020 did NOT turn out the way anyone expected. However, I believe we, as a people, are up to the challenge, and can handle this in a responsible… *giggle*… a responsible and mature …*snort*… manner, where we all maintain social distancing at supermarkets and only take our share…*CACKLE*…*giggle*…*SNORT*…and…*FALLS TO THE FLOOR IN A HYSTERICAL…

Revolution Review

Andi Alpers is on the edge. She’s angry at her father for leaving, angry at her mother for not being able to cope, and heartbroken by the loss of her younger brother, Truman. Rage and grief are destroying her. And her father has determined that accompanying him to Paris for winter break is the solution…

Indie Author Interview Series: Joy Lynn Goddard

Joy Lynn Goddard is one of Canada’s top novelists in the young adult genre. Drawing from her experiences as a teacher, she has written a picture book, a middle-grade novel and five coming-of-age novels, beginning with the award-winning Daredevils. Inspiring readers, her characters face issues that are relevant today—cyber-bullying, peer pressure, blended families, mental illness and…

Indie Author Interview Series: Peter Martuneac

I’m Peter Martuneac (that’s a Romanian name, in case you’re wondering). I’m a husband, father, Boilermaker, Marine, and now a writer! “His Name Was Zach” was my debut novel earlier this year, over the summer I wrote a short story prequel called “Abby: Alone”, and my work-in-progress is a sequel called “Her Name Was Abby”,…

Indie Interview Series: Nikita Gupta Interview

Nikita is an author, blogger, and entrepreneur. Nikita is globally known for her multicultural lifestyle blog, Growing Up Gupta (www.growingupgupta.com). In which she and her husband, Sachin, share stories of interracial/intercultural dating and marriage, multiracial and multicultural parenting, fusion recipes, and more. Growing Up Gupta led them to author Habits of Successful Career Nomads and…

Indie Author Series: Nomita Khanna Interview

  Award-winning author Nomita Khanna has debated on stage to win trophies, conducted summer camps for children, splashed oil-paint on canvas, crocheted caps and mittens for toddlers, and written stories for Femina, a leading magazine in India; all in an endeavor to create things. She makes her home in India with her family, a sizeable…

A New Take on NaNoWriMo Featuring Indie Authors

Happy NaNoWriMo everyone! Yes, it is officially November 1st, the first day of that much beloved but grueling annual writing challenge to put 50,000 words on paper that we all start and, hopefully, all finish. I love participating in NaNoWriMo, as I have for the past nine years. However, this year, I am trying something…

The Call Review

An extra creepy book review for Halloween… Author: Peadar O’Guilin Publication Date: August 30, 2016 Buy Now on Indiebound Set in Ireland, this fantasy horror novel introduces readers to a freaky reality: at any given time, on any given day, a teen’s world will go black, and when her senses return, she realizes she is…