Book Review: “Her Name Was Abby” by Peter Martuneac — A Ruined Chapel by Moonlight

Fellow blogger and author Berthold Gambrel just finished reading Her Name Was Abby and left a glowing review! Check it out, and give the rest of his site a gander while you’re there. You might find some more books that would interest you, like sci-fi thriller The Directorate! I ended my review of the previous …

His Name Was Zach: New and Improved!

Last month, I made the decision to re-edit and re-release my debut novel His Name Was Zach, two and a half years after its initial release. This weekend I finally finished it and the updated version is now available on Amazon Kindle! I chose to do this because, as it is with any craft, I …

“Zach: Last Light” Available Now!

Kindle Vella officially launched yesterday, which means you can now read Zach: Last Light right here! It’s a short story prequel presented in 9 episodes, beginning about a year after the day zombies overran society and ending just a month before the opening events of His Name Was Zach. The first three episodes are free, …

Kindle Vella: Coming This Week!

If you haven’t heard, Kindle Vella is set to open to readers this week! It’s a new reading app from Kindle that will allow readers access to serialized stories made available in short episodes. Think Wattpad but with more focus on the actual stories and less on the social media aspect. Yours truly will have …

Book Review: “His Name Was Zach” by Peter Martuneac

Check out this wonderful and insightful review for His Name Was Zach from Berthold Gambrel! 😃 This is a post-apocalyptic zombie book. I should state up front: I’ve never really cared for the whole zombie genre. I saw Night of the Living Dead … Book Review: “His Name Was Zach” by Peter Martuneac

3 Tips for Writing Dialogue

Dialogue is one of the most difficult parts of writing. On the one hand, you want the dialogue to feel organic, you want the reader to believe that this dialogue could very well be a genuine conversation. But on the other hand, real life conversations are full of pauses, filler words, and lots of slang, …

Behind the Characters, part 3: The Raiders

Welcome back to Behind the Characters! We’ve taken a more in-depth look now at the two main characters of Their Names Were Many, Abby and Hiamovi. Today we’ll be getting a glimpse of their supporting cast and comrades: the Marine Raiders. The premise of Their Names Were Many is different from the first two books …

New Book Available Now!!!

Twenty-two year old Abby moved to the desert to escape her past, but falling off the grid isn’t so easy for a war hero… On this quest to heal the nation and find forgiveness for herself, Abby will confront memories darker than a moonless night. Old enemies, the savage undead, and a former lover stand …

It’s Coming…

I have an exciting announcement for you today, readers! Very soon, the third and final act in my His Name Was Zach series will be available on Amazon Kindle!!! The cover art is being finished as we speak. In fact, I even have a sample of how it will look 😱 Check it out below! …

Advice on Self-Publishing

Hello again, everyone! As most of you know, I am a self-published author, and lately people have told me they’d like to see more posts with insight into the writing process as well as advise for budding authors. So here we go! Today I’m going to share a few things I’ve learned in self-publishing books. …

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