Lisa Binion

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Andy Peloquin – Excerpt from Traitors’ Fate | Lisa's Writopia

<i>Traitors’ Fate</i>, published February 13, 2018, is a standalone book that takes place after the events of Queen of Thieves, Book 3. It is suggested that …

Sherlock Holmes

The Suirlang Chronicles: Lee – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Are you scared of what lurks in the dark? The suirlang, a creature you don’t want to meet, doesn’t always lurk in the dark, but it does prefer to …

Loneliness

Andy Peloquin Interview – Kill Your Darlings, Your Enemies, Kill Them All! | Lisa's Writopia

One thing we authors often hear is “kill your darlings.” This usually refers to the parts of our books we really like but may not work in the larger …

Writing

Suffering for Beauty – High Heels | Lisa's Writopia

How much pain would you be willing to endure to be thought of as beautiful? To what lengths would you be willing to go to ensure that you were …

Pain

The Boss’s Daughter (The Black Rose Series, Book 1) – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

What if you learned that your father was bent on destroying you and everything you loved? What if you discovered that your entire life had been a lie?<p>…

Books

Writing About the Mob – Guest Post by Jennifer Bates | Lisa's Writopia

I started writing when I was a kid. I always loved to read and would get lost in worlds that were so vivid in my imagination. When I was in fourth …

Dean Koontz

Nine Bright and Sunny Words | Lisa's Writopia

The dreary days and super-cold temperatures of this winter have left me longing for warmer days and sunshine. How about you?<p>alpenglow on Everest, …

Wikimedia

Alberto Pupo – Who Am I? | Lisa's Writopia

Chase your dreams, they often say. How many truly get a chance to do so? In a world that is dog-eat-dog and whatnot, chasing dreams is something …

Science Fiction

Why Dreams? – Guest Post by Matthew Keith | Lisa's Writopia

Dreams are the focal point for most of my stories. The four books in The Watchers Series are based on a young man who can leave his body and go …

TV

Confusing Words from Interment to Its | Lisa's Writopia

Is the burial of a dead body interment or internment? If a person dies without making a will, do they die interstate, intestate, or intrastate? Is a …

Until Then Dream Again – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

How mad would you be if your husband was dreaming of another woman every single night? Would you be jealous? How would you react if he told you that …

Yes, There’s a Word for That: Kinclunk & Other Unusual Words | Lisa's Writopia

What would you call the cry of a newborn child? What about the sound that is made when your car runs over a manhole cover? When you’re so hungry you …

Swollen Identity (McCall & Company Book 2) – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Some people seem to have a knack for getting themselves in trouble and embroiled in hard-to-get-out-of situations. Kate McCall is one of those …

Snow By Any Other Name. . . | Lisa's Writopia

Snow is beautiful when it first falls. When its pristine whiteness covers everything, it creates a gorgeous winter wonderland. Unfortunately, it has …

Shadow Players – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

You think you’ve had a bad start to your day? In <i>Shadow Players</i>, the second book in The Second Species series, Marek’s day begins in a way that is …

Toni Kief – Using Life as Inspiration for Your Writing | Lisa's Writopia

My father stood by his story that I was named after a 1940’s stripper until his death. I never had the heart to tell him that his claim did not hold …

Creating a Monster: Where Does Your Monster Come From? | Lisa's Writopia

Like any writer of horror, I have a desire to create a monster that will have people trembling in their seats. I have been researching how to do …

A Necessary Evil – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Is taking the law into your own hands ever a good idea? Would the personal satisfaction it brings outweigh just how illegal it is?<p>Kurt Jamison and …

Glitter Kudzu | Lisa's Writopia

What does the sparkly glitter that covers a lot of Christmas cards and various arts-and-crafts projects have in common with kudzu, an invasive …

A Hell for All Seasons – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

This is a fantastic collection of short stories. Each one is horrific in its own way. From demons and the occult to curiosity and hypocrisy, how one …

Three Inspector Sheehan Short Mysteries – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

There was a time when I read every Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple mystery that I could get my hands on, as well as any of the other mysteries that …

Selecting Stories For A Short Story Collection – Guest Post by Ashley Franz Holzmann | Lisa's Writopia

There are typically three options when it comes to organizing a collection of short stories.<p>writing, pixabay<p>An editor can have the writers come to …

Vices and Virtues: A Horror Anthology – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

From weird happenings in the woods to an empathic girl to the Suicide Forest in Japan, these stories are about things such as remembrance, empathy, …

Dealing with Writer’s Block | Lisa's Writopia

The dictionary defines writer’s block as a usually temporary psychological inability to begin or continue work on a piece of writing. Scary thought, …

Shadow Lord – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Something rotten is going on in the world of the aventurieri, the winged, nocturnal hunters with a dietary need for blood. Yes, they are a type of …

Elisabeth Zguta – The Allure of Writing Fiction | Lisa's Writopia

Hello, friends, let me tell you about myself, why I write, and why you might want to read my books.<p>My name is Elisabeth Zguta. I grew up in a small …

The Flesh and Blood trilogy – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

Whether they are good or bad, your actions have the potential to affect you, as well as those close to you, for the rest of time.<p>The Flesh and Blood …

Some of the Best Book Review Websites & Blogs – Guest Post by Jennifer Scott | Lisa's Writopia

Finding a new book is a challenge, especially when you’ve explored an entire genre, and you’re getting close to running out of ideas on what to read …

Confusing Words – Aah, Ah, Ahh, Aw, and Awe | Lisa's Writopia

The English language can be so confusing at times. Aah, ah, ahh, aw, and awe are all pronounced the same, but each one has a different meaning. I …

Giancarlo Stanton

Hannah Saves Oscar – a Review | Lisa's Writopia

If you are looking for a book that will brighten your day and make you smile at the ending, <i>Hannah Saves Oscar</i> is it! Yes, it is a children’s book, …

Books