A Scribble Where it Shouldn’t

A Scribble Where it Shouldn’t, by Paul Wennersberg-Løvholen, is a 34-page-long children’s picture book about Luna, her parents, and two naughty scribbles. The artwork is mostly watercolor. As the book opens, it appears as if the parents are demanding and rigid, laying down a lot of laws and rules for the home. But as we look closer, we find they are loving parents with a great sense of humor. Luna isn’t exactly the most well-behaved child, just one most would think of as normal. One night she is filled with an artistic urge and decides to mark her bedroom wall with some crayons, just to liven things up a bit. But while she sleeps, things start to happen, and the scribble on the wall comes alive, and soon starts its own merrymaking. What will happen in the morning when everyone wakes up? This story is clever, cute, and sweet. It is written with the imagination of a child in mind, and that, I believe, is the biggest reason for its success. It is filled with humor and creativity that simply made me want more. It even pulls the reader in, with an invitation to count all the creative, newly-made works of art! I also appreciate the grace and patience of the parents as they deal with the aftermath of the artistic experience. A Scribble Where it Shouldn’t, by Paul Wennersberg-Løvholen, mixes humor, color, love, and the imagination of a child to whip up a magically wonderful tale for young readers.

Meet Paul Wennersberg-Løvholen

Paul Wennersberg-løvholen is the founder of Paul’s Books and author of the very well- received childrens book, Super Farty Pants, alongside several other childrens books. He is a former filmmaker, and published horror writer, turned childrens author, following the birth of his own little monsters. Originally from Wales, he now lives in Norway, where he divides his time between his family, writing, and working with teenage refugees.

The Mage’s Devotion

The Northern Alliance and the nations to the south seem to be in a never-ending cycle of war and destruction. Flynn Matthews, a typical farm boy, unfortunately finds himself at a geographical disadvantage during these war times, as he experiences a terrible childhood tragedy which flings him into a world of chaos and magic. After suffering his loss, he is taken in by a local temple to apprentice in the magical arts. When his apprenticeship ends, he is tasked to a secret assignment which is riddled with supernatural complications.

Meet Rich O’Toole

I wrote this series for my love of LITRPG’s, but I often find that many LITRPG’s simply can’t convince me to care enough about the world or the characters. I think this is because the genre is a bit too strict to the gaming structure, and the world just doesn’t seem real enough. I have found a few books that do a better job at this than others, but what I really wanted, was a legitimate fantasy story with slight hints toward gaming mechanics. I think that the gaming world can offer a lot in terms of new takes on magic and the fantasy genre at large, and I hope that I can convince others of this as well. May you enjoy this series as much as I have during the creation of it.

The Banner of the Broken Orc

When the Dark Lord rises blood will flow! Prince of men, lord of light, and champion of the weak, Jacob’s immense physical strength is matched only by his great kindness. Until an animal rage awakens, and he is born anew. Reborn like a warrior of old. A hero with skill unparalleled and a god-given power. He surrounds himself with loyal warriors, violent men with scarred faces and bloodied swords. When his true love is held prisoner by his sadistic uncle, nothing will stop his vengeance. He wades through the blood of friend and foe alike. He will murder men. He will slay orcs, goblins, and monsters far more horrific. But at the end, will he have the strength of heart to resist? Or will his actions bind him to the Darkness? Tired of the same old fantasy books, full of romance and people fighting evil with no one actually getting hurt? Want something gritty, where the bad guys do horrid things, and the good guys aren’t much better? Aiden L Turner brings Fast-paced, brutal battle scenes, and a rich plot with defined world building. Guts, gore, and glory!

Meet Aiden L Turner

My name is Aiden, and I am the author of ‘Banner of the Broken Orc.’ A Dark Epic Fantasy Adventure, set in a world of medieval age technology, Orcs, Elves, Ogres, Goblins and a whole bunch of evil monsters. I grew up on a council estate in Birmingham and never really settled into the school environment. I misbehaved, skipped class, and just generally found trouble wherever I could. At fifteen I left school before sitting any exams and started working in whichever job I could find. I worked in construction, warehouses and factories. I fell in with the wrong crowds and left home at the same age I left school. I always enjoyed reading, but when I was handed a copy of The Magician by Raymond E Feist, I was instantly hooked on how fantasy novels can capture and immerse the reader in a completely fictitious world. At around the age of twenty I started working on a steadier basis, mainly on the production line of automotive plants. I was bored. I mean mind-numbing tedium all day every day. I developed ideas, characters and worlds of my own, mainly to help pass the time. I moved to the Netherlands in 2017 where I met my wife. With her support and encouragement, I finally finished my first novel and published on 08-11-2020. I still live in the Netherlands and I still work on the production line of a factory where I spend my time thinking of my next book and submersing myself in the characters.

The Greencloak Wanderer

A young woman raised by the spirits of the forest. A wanderer with haunting, gold-flecked eyes. Together, they travel into a world of monsters and rust to save her dying home.

Meet Jesse McMinn

Jesse McMinn is a writer, gamer, and Canadian with a passion for fantasy in all its forms. He is the author of The Greencloak Wanderer, the creator of The Legend of Maxx, and the author of Loria, Trials, and Archsage. He currently lives in Ontario, Canada with his wife and their two pets, Pimento the betta fish and Pickle the crested gecko.

Welcome to Halcyon: Dead Mawl #1

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Dead Mall (n.): A shopping center with a high vacancy rate and low consumer traffic that is dated or deteriorating in some manner.

Dead Mawl (n.): A hell-mouth with a food court.

Reader Reviews:

“A fantastic yarn that had me interested from the first word.”

“This page-turner is a great introduction to a world in which I want to spend more time!”

“Beyond impressive for a debut!”

Book Summary:
Sixteen-year-old Cari Hembert had the unfortunate luck of being born in Halcyon, Nevada, a once-prosperous mining town that lost everything eight years ago when the silver ran out. Now the only place that doesn’t totally suck is the Edensgate Shopping Center, a monstrous half-abandoned mall on the edge of the city. And after today, when the Suttermill Department Store closes, it will be even emptier.

As Suttermill’s most loyal (ie last) cashier, Cari expects a routine and uneventful day behind the register. But when she and movie theater employee/wannabe-anarchist Drexel “Rex” Ranganathan are accidentally locked in Edensgate overnight, they discover something far more horrifying than the decline of brick-and mortar-retail.

They’ve survived bad bosses, cranky customers and crap salaries. But will they survive the night shift?

Welcome to Halcyon is the first book in the Dead Mawl novella series. Books 2 and 3 are also available on Amazon (ebook only, paperback coming soon).

Cover art by Joseph Reedy.

Teaching Frankenstein: A Cautionary Tale

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Every student has a story…

But you won’t find it here.

Dark, profane, and absurd, this comedy follows the journey of a young teacher on a misguided adventure to resurrect dead dreams. After being let go from his first school, the nameless narrator finds himself at a tough urban high school ready to quit. He decides that the only way to rekindle his passion for teaching is through his favorite novel. It’s a decision that leads him on an unsuspecting journey where he discovers that teaching a book about monsters means dealing with his own first.

The story exposes the importance of friendship and the truth behind what it means to be a teacher. Based on real events, the novel parallels Mary Shelley’s 1818 classic, Frankenstein, and shows that 200 years later, humanity still struggles to identify the real monsters.

It’s a must-read for aspiring educators, teachers, and those struggling with what it means to be a modern-day professional. (Newly Edited. 2nd Edition)

Cedric the Demonic Knight: Adult Dark Fantasy Paranormal Romance Series

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A Fantasy Romance Series for Adults that is Percy Jackson all grown-up and a mixture of Vikings meets Trueblood!

“Dramatic, Lustful, and fantasy fulfilling.” Tiffany, TiDa Publishing

Known for hunting the supernatural, no mortal man realizes Lord Cedric is one of Sorceress Morrighan’s abominations. After competing in a tournament, he is wed to a Lady of the Court, Angeline. Cedric’s senses begin to overwhelm him and he struggles to decipher his feelings; Are they a creation of his incubine bloodline or truly heartfelt emotions for the girl who has lost it all to him? He finds himself forced to choose between falling in love or continuing his suicidal quest to kill his creator. Epic battles against all manners of beasts and demons fill this story with memorable antagonists such as Morrighan and her two sisters; Romasanta the Father of Werewolves; Succubus Queen Lillith and many more. Find yourself engulfed in lores and history long forgotten from the 12th Century and beyond.

“Intricate, engaging, & well written.” Jen, Behind Closed Doors Book Reviews

“It kidnaps you in a world full of darkness, blood and war and yet you don’t want to leave.” Gluckskind, 3 Degrees of Fiction

“A mix of Arthurian fantasy mixed with demons and witchcraft with a sprinkle of sex and romance.” Lulu, RoadsideReader

“The author weaves a deliciously complex and riveting tale.” Tera S., SuccuWiki

“A healthy dose of romance, battle, a mystery to solve and best of all it was very different from your usual paranormal book.” Ramona Plant, Book Reviewer

“Equal parts character building and action scenes, the intensity does not waver, nor do the love elements distract from the narrative.” Ross Ellison, Book Review & Blogger