Daughter of the Phoenix: The Complete Series (ebook)

The Complete Series is now live! What’s included: The Angel’s Calling (Daughter of the Phoenix Prequel) (Short story) The Third Sun (Daughter of the Phoenix Book One) The Eternal Dusk (Daughter of the Phoenix Book Two) The First Dawn (Daughter of the Phoenix Book Three)

Author Interview: Meet Fantasy and Sci-Fi Author Belle Manuel

Today in this series of author interviews I’m talking to Belle Manuel. Raised in the Deep South, Belle is a Sci-Fi and Fantasy author that revels in creating new worlds. Her 2020 release, A Fate So Twisted, is the first in a planned trilogy, with the sequel to be released in early 2021. In which genre do you write? High … Read More

Covers, covers, covers!

The cover for The Eternal Dusk is finally here! And doesn’t it look glorious next to book one! Natalia Sorokina has done an incredible job with these illustrations, be sure to check out her instagram and give her a follow. * Please note Natalia has changed the spelling of her name from Natalya to Natalia, and I will be updating … Read More

Author Interview: Meet Fantasy Author A.C. Merkel

Her Name is Murder

To continue this series of Fantasy/Sci-fi author interviews, today I’m interviewing fantasy author A.C. Merkel. Welcome A.C.! Tell us a bit about yourself. Hello I’m A.C. Merkel. Author and “retired”  musician. When I’m not repairing automobiles for a living I can be found infusing music and history into fantastic new magical worlds.  I am a founding member of Qi (queerindie.com) we have … Read More

Author Interview: Meet Sci-fi & Fantasy Author AJ Eversley

In today’s post I’m interviewing Sci-fi and fantasy author AJ Eversley. Welcome AJ! Tell us a bit about yourself. As an avid reader from a young age, it only made sense that one day I would write my own stories. I grew up in a small town in central Alberta, Canada where there wasn’t much to do but read, cheer … Read More

Author Interview: Meet Fantasy Author Brie Tart

There are so many incredible authors out there, I think it’s high time we started to meet some of them, don’t you? For this series of author interviews I’ll be starting out with sci-fi and fantasy authors, because fantasy is what I love to read and write!! Let’s kick off with our first interview, and welcome author Brie Tart. Tell … Read More

The Angel’s Calling audio drama adaptation is here!

The Angel's Calling

All four parts of the audio drama are now live. You can listen to it for free here. Make sure to subscribe to the Alternative Stories Podcast to get alerted as soon as the next episodes are live. The cast and Alternative Stories team have done such an incredible job bringing the story to life: Narrator : Tiffany ClareFia Aldridge … Read More

Map of Ohinyan

The map of Ohinyan is so big, it was only possible to fit the centre section in the front of The Third Sun: Daughter of the Phoenix Book One. Email subscribers can see a full size map of Ohinyan here. If you haven’t signed up to my newsletter, enter your details into the form below. * indicates required Email Address … Read More

Pronunciations for the Daughter of the Phoenix Series

Not sure if it’s Fi-yah or Fee-ah? Oh-hin-yun or Oh-in-yaan? I got you covered! Fia Fee-a Noor Nor Altair Al-tair Navarii Nav-arr-ee Runa Roo-nah Malachai Mal-a-kai Oren Or-un Makya Ma-kee-yah Maab Mab Enne En Gnossaan Nos-ahn Lina Lee-nah Silla Sil-ah Talina Tah-lee-nah Raiaan Rye-anne Mizune (Mizunese) Mih-zoon (Mih-zoon-eeze) Yahto Yah-toe Ilawu Ill-ah-woo Ohinyan Oh-hin-yun Himeran Him-air-un Iraluxian Ear-ah-loo-tion Aurelli Oar-elle-ee … Read More

Building Better Relationships Between Authors and Bloggers

Recently I’ve been on a mission to find out how, as an indie author, I can connect with readers in a more meaningful way. I consider myself a reader, first and foremost – the “writer” label always comes second. As a reader, I find book groups and bloggers are my best source of what books I should be adding to … Read More