A Chat between Authors

Thank you for joining Shane Hall and me in a chat about our projects and why we write what we write! Shane’s comments start with the S (well, obviously!) and mine with the M. Enjoy! S: Alrighty! First of all, thanks, Mel, for working with me on a collaborative discussion! So, the question I think…

Smashwords ebook sale 5-11 March 2017

Hello there! Before I start I apologise for the promotional blog post, but the sale information is only valid for one week, so I couldn’t help myself telling you all about it!   This is just a very quick post for those of you who are simply crazy about books. For one week only, 5-11…

Guest Post: Sarah Ash

It is an exciting time here on Melly’s World this week! Please join me in welcoming professional fantasy author Sarah Ash. Treasuring the Initial Image Sarah Ash I’m one of those writers that squirrels ideas away like a winter hoard of nuts and berries. Or maybe my type of writer is more like a vineyard…

Guest Post – Author: A.J. Chaudhury

Introducing indie author A.J. Chaudhury – thank you so much for your comments here today! Over to A.J. Hello from India! I am A. J. Chaudhury, a nineteen year old author of fantasy and historical fiction books. Writers love talking about themselves, their struggles and achievements; so when Melanie asked me to write about just…

Guest Post – Author: Shane Hall

  Introducing indie author Shane Hall – thank you so much for your comments here today. Deprivation and Innovation: Why Limits Can Make You Write Better This is a guest post by me: Shane Hall  I’d like to thank Melanie for letting me share my perspectives on her blog. Let’s get going! Most authors know the…

Fantasy worlds of the overactive Imagination!

I have several ‘libraries’ in my house (cue glorified bookcases groaning because they are overstuffed with books, but who is telling this story?). One whole set of shelves, in fact the whole bookcase/library, is devoted to fantasy. With the odd sci-fi thrown in to the mix. Shelves of elves, dragons, wizards, swords and magic, and…

Welcome to the Dragon!

I am a firm believer that we are never to old to enjoy a soft plushie. That said – please welcome to the international stage #Nilofar, the little dragon of #Novarmere! If you have followed along on #Facebook, you have briefly met Nilofar before, as he jumped into my Facebook posts a week or so…

FREE Goodreads Giveaway of The Candlestick Dragon

Are you an avid fantasy reader? Do you have someone in your life who is? Are you on Goodreads? If the answer to any or all of these questions is YES! then this blog post is for you! The first book in my fantasy series (designed for those 11 and up, and enjoyed by teens,…

Where did all the Harry Potter fans go?

Harry Potter appeared out of nowhere and changed the face of children’s fantasy series forever. Not only was it possible to mix real life side-by-side with a completely different version of our world; but a book about boarding school? A book about wizard boarding school? Who would have thought it possible? (Certainly not all those…