Psychologically & Emotionally Gripping Stories

My Make-Believe Worlds

I love to escape to a places ripe with conflict, pain, and redemption. Heroes and villains blended and redefined.

Sci-Fi • Horror • Paranormal

Come with me if you dare. I'll take you on a journey to new worlds, unfamiliar places, magnificent characters, intense emotions, and if you're not careful, I might just make you look into your soul to question your reality.

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To Cheat The Reaper
A thief comes upon the Reaper doing his appointed task and discovers that his time is also nearing an end. What would you do?
What Color Are My Eyes?
When the darkness of your soul consumes you and following your evil carvings takes hold, the smallest things become impossible to do.
A New Friend for Darius
Father rarely comes home from the city. Mother's affair keeps her away. What's a teenager to do when the only other person at home isn't exactly alive anymore?
With Me Forever
Thomas Magee's longing for his missing lover brings her spirit back to him, but her plans include both a reunion and revenge.
The Cannibal in the Morgue
The medical examiner's unusual taste for the corpses creates a serious issue when one dead victim brings more than just exotic flavors.
Embracing My Darkest Demon and Writing My First Short Horror Story
A strange quirk in my subconscious kept me from ever writing horror. Then one morning, I stood face to face with my darkest demon and immediately put pen to paper.
Bloodlust: Regret and Redemption
This is the first short story that I've ever shared. A vampire loses his immortality and faces the reality of taking the life of his lover and drinking her blood.
The Betrayal of Ka By Shea Oliver
The Betrayal of Ka, reviewed by Don Sloan... Kadamba is a typical teen. He’s about to graduate high school and[...]
Betrayal of Ka (Tim Learn’s Review)
WHOA!!! It's a crazy feeling when someone writes something like Tim Learn did about my book. I'm very thankful and[...]
The Betrayal of Ka – Book Review
Check out this review of The Betrayal of Ka by Ms Nose In A Book. My thanks to her for[...]
Download A FREE copy of The Betrayal of Ka
The Betrayal of Ka is FREE for a limited time on Amazon. Please come grab your copy today!
Goodreads Giveaway Starts Today!
Enter to win a signed copy of The Betrayal of Ka on!
Hard Copies, Free Promo Weekend & Goodreads Giveaway
I finally have proof of my book!!! This weekend starts my first promotional push for The Betrayal of Ka, and a more formal launch of me as an author.
The Betray of Ka Listed On Goodreads
The Betrayal of Ka is now listed on Goodreads. Please come by and add it to one of your bookshelves.
My First Novel Available NOW!
My first novel is published!!! I am very excited to announce the launch of The Betrayal of Ka (The Transprophetics, Book One).
My Cover is Almost Finalized
The cover of my first novel, The Betrayal of Ka, is almost finished. Just a few tweaks and it will be done!
Editing Round One Complete
My editor has finished her first read through of my novel. Her report back to me starts with, "I finished your book today, and I’ve been delightfully surprised, moved, and entertained."
Launched My First Crowdfunding Campaign!!!
My first Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign is live! Please support me in getting my first novel, The Betrayal of Ka, published.
Launching An Indiegogo Campaign
I have decided to run an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign as part of My Pre-Launch Book Marketing Plan. You might think running a crowdfunding campaign is all about the money, but there's much more to it than that.
Building A Pre-Launch Book Marketing Plan
Now that my editor has my book and is working on her first run-through, I'm left with a little time[...]
Hired An Editor for My First Novel
Hopping into the Indie publishing world is about like learning to swim. You can easily pay for some lessons, learn some theory, start in the shallow end of the pool, have someone hold you while you practice strokes, and slowly make your way to becoming a swimmer. That's a great way to learn, and it has many advantages. Of course, there's that other way too - DIVE IN! I dove in and have hired an editor.
My Initial Self-Publishing Plan
After researching the various options for self-publishing my first book, I've laid out my initial plan.
My First Novel, Round Two
I didn't get my novel published going down the traditional path of finding an agent. I've decided that it is now time to head down the Indie publishing path!
The Elevator Pitch
"So, what is your book about?" That sounds like such an easy question. I mean after all, I wrote the[...]
My First Rejection!!!
Yes!!!  I've only sent out a handful of submissions to literary agents, and I already have my first rejection!!!  How[...]
Next Step Toward Publication Underway
Over the last couple of weeks, I have been scouring various literary agency websites, blogs, and other online writer resources.[...]
My Book’s “Blurb”
The copies of my rough draft are beginning to come back from friends and family who are reading/editing/proofing for me.[...]
My Rough Draft is Done!
Last week, I began printing and spiral binding copies of the rough draft of my very first science fiction novel for[...]
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