Author Interview: Andrea Jenkins

Author Interview: Andrea Jenkins

Andrea Jenkins Biography: Andrea Lynne Jenkins born in Allegan, Mi, USA is an American author currently writing her trilogy “Kara”, “Vero” and “Andromeda”. A former model (attending John Casablanca’s in 2010 in Tampa, Florida), Andrea is a scifi, thriller, romance novelist and mother of four. She loves travelling (having driven through 33 states before the […]

Posted 14 August, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Author Interviews / 1 Comment

A-Z Blogging challenge: R is for… Robotics

A-Z Blogging challenge: R is for… Robotics

Robotics Advancement in science and technology in our present day lives makes robotics within science fiction all the more real – whether it’s a child toy, an android or an evil legion of robots taking over the planet (think Terminator). For this blog post I shall concentrate on robots in the ‘human’ form. On  25th […]

Posted 5 August, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Articles / 0 Comments

Hashtag: #IARTG

#IARTG This is another of my favourites for tweeting about Independent authors and their books, and they really helped me out with lots of shoutouts when I was started out (for which, I am very grateful). IARTG has a substantial following (74.8k at the time of writing) and how it works is that you follow […]

Posted 28 July, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Hashtags, Twitter / 0 Comments

Hashtag: #indiebooksbeseen

Hashtag: #indiebooksbeseen

#indiebooksbeseen It seems prudent to begin with one that is not only popular but strives to help indie authors ‘be seen.’ The hashtag was started by @MarktheShaw (Keeper of the Wind on Twitter), an author of young adult books. ‘This is not just a hashtag. This is a movement…’ Mark’s aim is to draw attention to […]

Posted 14 July, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Hashtags / 0 Comments

A-Z Blogging Challenge: Q is for… Quasars

A-Z Blogging Challenge: Q is for… Quasars

Quasars Quasars are defined as ‘an astronomical entity that emits incredibly high levels of electromagnetic radiation (including light). The amount of energy emitted by a quasar dwarfs even the brightest stars,’ (About.com) Believed to have formed when matter drawn into a super-sized blackhole is thrown back out creating superextreme beams of energy. Quasars have a short […]

Posted 13 July, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Articles / 0 Comments

Let the reading begin

Let the reading begin

Since deciding to accept only high-quality writing (which you can read about here if you missed it) onto the websites my progress with uploading books has slowed rather dramatically. I have about three hundred books to wade through – just to give you an idea of the workload I have created for myself – and […]

Posted 4 July, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Site Updates/News / 0 Comments

A-Z Blogging Challenge: P is for… Planets.

A-Z Blogging Challenge: P is for… Planets.

Planets I’ve written a blog post on Asteroids, and briefly touched on Jupiter,  so  now it’s time to stretch a little further afield and talk about the multitude of planets existing within and beyond our solar syste Planets, both real and imagined, are of huge thematic importance in science fiction. Mankind’s exploration of space, whether physical or […]

Posted 2 July, 2015 by Indiebookshoutout in Articles / 0 Comments

A to Z Blogging: O is for… Online Worlds

A to Z Blogging: O is for… Online Worlds

Online Worlds O was a tricky letter to find a theme for and I swear I’m not cheating. ‘Online Worlds’ is a theme in its own right according to the Encyclopedia of Science fiction, not only that, but I’ve had the pleasure of reading a couple of books using this very theme. So what are […]