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Monthly Archives: September 2012

What to Look for in a Publisher

In today’s publishing environment, there are more ways than ever for a writer to get published.  These different options have advantages and disadvantages.  There are the highly coveted big publishing houses.  The big houses have the advantage of having larger support staffs and better distribution channels.  On the downside, you may wind up being a Read More…

10 Questions with Jeffrey Wilson

1.  Your military background was quite evident in The Traiteur’s Ring.  How close to reality did you try to make your scenes in Africa? Hey, Carl. Great to talk with you again and congratulations on your coming book RECLAMATION MOTHER EARTH from Montag Press. We are all excited to see it! While the story line Read More…

The Traiteur’s Ring by Jeffrey Wilson

Traiteur’s Ring is a tightly woven blend of military fiction and paranormal horror.  The story starts off in the jungles of Africa with lead protagonist Ben Morvant and his SEAL mates in Viper team.  The action is tightly packed and Wilson’s military background is evident as the depiction of the SEAL mission in Africa comes Read More…

10 Questions with Cynthia Vespia

1.  How has your father influenced your life and what was his role in your career as a writer? My father was an entertainer. He sang and performed comedy in all the name hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. He always encouraged me to go after what I wanted in life. I know he was Read More…

Demon Hunter: Saga by Cynthia Vespia

Demon Hunter by Cynthia Vespia is a dark  tale of epic fantasy.  Set in an alternate world where magic and mythical creatures abound, the story starts with a young Costa Calabrese, living a life of indentured servitude, and longing for adventure.  It’s the sort of thing many people can relate to – living a mundane Read More…