Melvin Finklestein is on his way

I'm a member of the BookElves, which is a group of writers who hail from the four corners of the world and share the love of writing great Middle Grade fiction. Last year, the Elves released a book of short stories called BookElves Anthology (Volume 1) in both ebook and paperback. It proved to be quite popular, so it's … Continue reading Melvin Finklestein is on his way

TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT – Secret pre-release events

Time Square | The Shift is quietly taking shape and I hope to have more details of its release soon. This book was inspired by parts of the 3rd book in the Quest series, The Fallen Pharaoh, which take place in a truly amazing place known as Time Square. Time Square is such a wonderful … Continue reading TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT – Secret pre-release events

TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT – Character sneak-peek

Although I'm still working away busily on the first book in my new series, Time Square, I'm struggling to fight the incredibly strong urge to design and create animations of my characters. I designed all three covers for my other books in the Quest series, and am very keen to design the covers for Time … Continue reading TIME SQUARE | THE SHIFT – Character sneak-peek

♦ MG Book Reviews by Kids ♦

I'm the moderator of a fantastic group on Goodreads called GREAT MIDDLE GRADE READS.  This group is a great place where authors and readers of middle grade fiction discuss and recommend great reads to each other. Some discussions were on the subject of how great it would be for members' kids to review middle grade books, … Continue reading ♦ MG Book Reviews by Kids ♦

A chat with JJ Sterling ♦ Star of The Quest Series

I'm lucky enough to be a good friend of JJ Sterling, star of The Quest Series. Since the launch of The Golden Scarab and The Cursed Nile books, he's become quite well known around the place and is in high demand. It seems that being a kid his age who has been on such great adventures has made … Continue reading A chat with JJ Sterling ♦ Star of The Quest Series

Kindle e-Books for iPad, iPhone & iPod

Since launching Quest One. The Golden Scarab for Kindle it's been quite daunting knowing that my story is actually finally out there.  I'm constantly thinking of what the readers are thinking about my story.  Time will tell I guess Now, I know that my book is a great read. But I really would love it … Continue reading Kindle e-Books for iPad, iPhone & iPod

The Evolution of a Dream

Born in Perth, Australia I grew up in a normal suburban environment.   As an imaginative kid I dreamed of creating exciting worlds and funky characters, and thought I'd be the most famous person to ever do this.   I loved to draw and always wanted to be an animator.   My friend and I would make our … Continue reading The Evolution of a Dream

Uploaded ….. eBook launched.

Well.... after a long road I've finally uploaded my first novel to Amazon. I have mixed emotions ... excited ... cautious ... humbled ... nervous ... and so on. What if people love my story? What if people hate my story? What if .... What if .... What if? As I always say, nothing ventured … Continue reading Uploaded ….. eBook launched.