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The Rose Vol 2 Cover Reveal

The Rose Vol 2 Cover Reveal
Nov 21, 2021 by PD Alleva
The Rose Vol 2 Cover Reveal and Release Date.

Halloween Book Club Event: Author Competition

Halloween Book Club Event: Author Competition
Oct 27, 2021 by PD Alleva
PD Alleva's Reader Group and Book Club Presents: The Halloween Book Club Event and Author Competition

The end times. The truth hides in plain sight. And the first Possession. Golem Excerpts Week Three

The end times. The truth hides in plain sight. And the first Possession. Golem Excerpts Week Three
Oct 17, 2021 by PD Alleva
The end times. The truth hides in plain sight. And the first Possession. Golem Excerpts Week Three

Golem Selfie Contest

Golem Selfie Contest
Oct 10, 2021 by PD Alleva
Golem Contest and Giveaway: Hello readers, who wants to win a prize? As easy as 1, 2, 3. 

Golem Excerpt Blog Series Week Two: Wanda the wise, the desecration of Sam, and the night Golem is born.

Golem Excerpt Blog Series Week Two: Wanda the wise, the desecration of Sam, and the night Golem is born.
Oct 03, 2021 by PD Alleva
Golem Excerpt Blog Series Week Two: Wanda the wise, the desecration of Sam, and the night Golem is born.

A visit on Halloween, a new assignment, and the Gypsy: Golem Excerpts

A visit on Halloween, a new assignment, and the Gypsy: Golem Excerpts
Oct 03, 2021 by PD Alleva
Golem Excerpts: A visit on Halloween, a new assignment, and the Gypsy.

Golem Character Introduction: Annette Flemming

Golem Character Introduction: Annette Flemming
Oct 03, 2021 by PD Alleva
Golem Character Introductions: Introducing Annette Flemming: Neightbor. Wife. Karen.

Golem Character Introduction: Detective John Ashton

Golem Character Introduction: Detective John Ashton
Oct 03, 2021 by PD Alleva
Golem Character Introductions: John Ashton: Detective. War Hero. Medium.

Golem Character Introduction: Alena Francon

Golem Character Introduction: Alena Francon
Oct 03, 2021 by PD Alleva
Golem Character Introductions: Introducing Alena Francon. Artist. Philanthropist. Sculptor.

Fun Facts About Golem

Fun Facts About Golem
Sep 02, 2021 by PD Alleva
I do enjoy doing research, especially when that research has to do with history, and even more so, the history of my hometown New York. Considering that Golem takes place in the 1940’s and early 1950’s I needed to make sure I had the history and timeline of events spot on for the book, including the culture, fashion, what was the most popular candy for Halloween, and yes, even the misdeeds. 

Mindfulness Techniques to Combat Writers Block

Mindfulness Techniques to Combat Writers Block
Dec 30, 2020 by PD Alleva
We’ve all been there. That moment when the mojo just seems to slip away. When we stare at our word document with thoughts rattling in our skull. WTF? Where did it go? Even the thought of plucking away at our keyboard seems futile. Can’t think, can’t eat, can’t do a thing about the next great novel that had once contained so much brilliance you were sure this is the one. Here's Tip: Try Mindfullness!

Why Do I Write Science Fiction

Why Do I Write Science Fiction
Dec 16, 2020 by PD Alleva
Why do I write science fiction? Well, why not, why would I want to live in a third dimensional reality when I can cross time, space, pararell universes, and alternate dimensions?

Alchemy And Science Fiction

Alchemy And Science Fiction
Nov 19, 2020 by PD Alleva
Alchemy and Science Fiction: When I sat down to write The Rose, my original idea was to pen a short story, a prelude to a trilogy I was writing titled The Indigo Trials, with the purpose to provide a backstory to the super power that was featured in the trilogy. But what is the super power? Well, keep on reading because the answers are here.

7 Cult Classic Horror Films You Must Watch

7 Cult Classic Horror Films You Must Watch
Oct 15, 2020 by PD Alleva
7 Cult Classic Horror Films You Must Watch. From Killer Klowns to The Gate, this list arrives just in time to tickle those Halloween Horror fancies.

The Rose Vol. 1: A Little BackStory

The Rose Vol. 1: A Little BackStory
Oct 07, 2020 by PD Alleva
Every story has a back story. Here's a little informaiton on what's going on in The Rose Vol. 1

Pulp Fiction Reborn

Pulp Fiction Reborn
Sep 17, 2020 by PD Alleva
Pulp Fiction Reborn: The Pulp Fiction literary era is making a comback: Here's Why!

Pink Floyd and Silent Horror Films

Pink Floyd and Silent Horror Films
Sep 03, 2020 by PD Alleva
Perfect for Halloween. Silent Horror Films Paired with Pink Floyd Albums

Inspiration Through Nostalgia

Inspiration Through Nostalgia
Aug 20, 2020 by PD Alleva
People always ask, "How do you stay inspired?". My answer is quick and simple: Nostalgia

The Star Wars Influence

Jul 16, 2020 by PD Alleva
What is it about Star Wars that influenced the creative process while writing The Rose Vol. 1? Well, let’s delve into a few bit points that has made Star Wars the mega movie franchise it has become.

Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd Inspired Action Scenes

Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd Inspired Action Scenes
Jul 02, 2020 by PD Alleva
The Rose Vol. 1 was written to be an action packed, edge of your seat thriller that I refused to allow to let up. The story had to keep pumping, raising the stakes with twists and turns, and epic battle after epic battle. My goal was for the reader to anticipate upcoming fight scenes, wanting to read (and see) certain battles between specific characters.