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
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.
What is it about the human dark side that gives good stories?
Jun 02, 2020 by PD Alleva
From Dante’s Inferno to Shakespeare’s many tragedies (Hamlet and Macbeth just to name a few), to Poe, Lovecraft and Stephen King, our infatuation with the human dark side has always been prevalent. Even Nicholas Sparks uses some form of tragedy in his books.
Author Interview: The Augmented Man by Joseph Carrabis
Mar 04, 2020 by PD Alleva
Author Interview: The Augmented Man by Joseph Carrabis. A Scifi Militay Thriller.
Nine individuals are selected for Augmentation. They are bio- and genetically engineered into humaniform monsters and entered into combat with devastating results.
Author Interview Sonya Deulina Williams
Feb 10, 2020 by PD Alleva
Author Interview: Sonya Deulina Williams, Author of 'Mirrors: The Shadow Conspiracy':
All Sarah wants is to find her father. All Sam wants is a sense of purpose. What they find is much more than either of them bargained for.
Author Interview Wendy Van Camp
Jan 13, 2020 by PD Alleva
Author Interview Wendy Van Camp, author of The Planets: a scifaiku poetry collection: This collection of 108 science fiction haiku poems (scifaiku) will take you on a journey of exploration showcasing tiny moments of wonder with each of the planets of our solar system.
Author Interview Jackie Keswick
Dec 03, 2019 by PD Alleva
Author Interview: Jackie Keswick, Author of Healing Glass a Fantasy / LGB / Romance. A dying city. An ancient, forgotten accord.
And two gifted men caught in a web of greed and dark magic.
Author Interview: Leslie Conzatti
Nov 19, 2019 by PD Alleva
Author Interview: Leslie Conzatti. Author of Princess of Undersea, a Fantasy/Fairy Tale Re-Telling
Can two worlds, two lives, two hearts, truly become one?
Timothy Bateson Author Interview
Oct 19, 2019 by PD Alleva
Timothy Bateson Author Interview: UNDER A HUNTER’S MOON (Shadows Over Seattle: Prequel One)
Past and present collide for a wolf-shifter during a museum break-in.
Into Painfreak An Anthology
Sep 23, 2019 by PD Alleva
“Into Painfreak” – An Anthology: You've been given the mark, now step into the heart of...PAINFREAK. This is a book that takes us deep, deep into the bowels of Painfreak, the traveling club that arises out of the dark and calls to those seeking the ultimate in pleasure and pain.
Author Interview with R.M. Garino
Sep 20, 2019 by PD Alleva
Author Interview with R.M. Garino, Author of The Gates of Golorath: Book One in, A Chaos of Souls Series. Through trial and terror are our heroes forged. Fire fuels their souls; their blood, the quench that hardens the blades.
Kasper J. Beaumont Author Interview
Sep 15, 2019 by PD Alleva
Kasper J. Beaumont Author Interview: Choose Your Hunters of Reloria Adventure
Can you be the hero? Travel your choice of path, adventurer. Chase the lizardmen who have stolen the Elven Jewel. Journey through caves, forests, swamps and more. Encounter magic creatures and battle fierce enemies.Select your character. Select your weapons. Select your path
Melinda Kucsera Author Interview
Sep 01, 2019 by PD Alleva
They took her daughter. Now, she’s hunting them.
They kidnapped her baby and vanished without a trace. With no clues to follow and an injured companion to save, Robin must undertake a difficult journey to get help. But a wintry wonderland fraught with dangers lies between her and the one person who could find her daughter. For Robin, failure is not an option. She’ll do anything to save her baby even become the one hunted in a deadly game.