In this 20-minute episode we interview James D. Priest and Mark Eller. We’ll also bring you a small assortment of contests & news.

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James’ Websites – is at Kirin Books

James’ Email –

Buy the PDF – Foremost Press

Twitter –

Facebook – Search for James Priest

Video trailer – See it here


Mark’s Website –

Mark’s Email –

Twitter –

Facebook – Search for Mark Eller


Stacey Cochran is no new-comer to He is the author of the free serialized audiobooks Amber Page and the Legend of the Coral Stone, The Colorado Sequence and The Kiribati Test.  He now has a new print book out called Claws and is undertaking a huge 45 day virtual tour.

Have you heard of him?  If you have, he’s asking for comments. 

If you haven’t heard of him, check out the virtual tour.  He will even be making a stop at our own blog on June 12.

He also has a website about writing and publishing called How to Publish a Book.
Claws– coming to in June.

Parsec Awards nominations draw to a close on June 7. Have you nominated your favorite? You know they’d appreciate it.


Christine Rose author with Ethan Rose, of Rowan of the Wood, is running a competition with a Kindle 2 as a prize. Find details about it on their website. There are TEN ways to enter–from the extremes of video to a follow on twitter.

These contests are closing so not much time left:

The Mark of a Druid Meet The Characters Contest closes on May 31.

Philippa Ballantine’s Win-a-Hamper-of-New-Zealand-Goodies ends June 1 so get your review in for a chance to win.

New Releases


  • Personal Effects: Sword of Blood by J.C. Hutchins Thriller
  • Traitor, Book 1 of The Turner Chronicles by Mark Eller
    Science Fiction

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