The Cayman Hustle – a novel by Devi Di Guida
Guest post / April 24, 2017

A novel  about a deaf and unemployed man who searches for his own redemption, fleeing to The Cayman Islands. PREAMBLE There are an estimated seventy million deaf people in the world and no clear statistics to show how many have jobs and how many are unemployed. My name is Kaman Colioni. I am deaf and currently unemployed. I have set my sights on the beautiful Cayman Islands with all intentions to hustle and find a job. Synopsis Twenty-five year old deaf college graduate Kaman Colioni’s life is on the downslide. The only girl he has ever loved, India Weinberger is now ex-girlfriend, leaving him heartbroken. He couldn’t find a job much less get his foot through the door for an interview. To top it off, Om-7, his hearing device is malfunctioning making him hear things that’s sending his brain into overdrive. When a mysterious fan of his popular deaf blog offers him a ticket to the Cayman Islands, he grabs the opportunity to hustle down a job. His arrival in this Caribbean Paradise coincides with the appointment of a new governor. Here, Kaman finds his life taking a 360 degree spin. Within a weekend, he gets rolled, losing his money…

Rains off a Smoky Sky by Pritam Mandal
Guest post / March 22, 2017

Rains off a Smoky Sky – From Anurita’s Diary, a novel by Dr. Pritam Mandal,  asks to say a little prayer for a magical rain to wash away the smokes that cloud the skies of our daily life and nature, wishing that all of us live and celebrate life under a bright blue sky. Synospis Do you want to work, walk, relax, breathe, smile and cherish your wonderful life under a clear bright blue sky? Then, under the smoky sky, say a little prayer for the rains of love to wash away the smoke… Strap yourself for an emotional roller coaster ride as you experience Anurita’s world through the pages of her diary. Laugh with Anurita, wipe away her tears, revel in her wisdom and be a part of her life’s conversations. A bold and daring young woman from a little village in India, Anurita chooses to tread the untrodden path, against the dictates of a judgmental society. But she is determined to seek the true meaning of her life at any cost. As she follows her heart all the way to the city and beyond, she is met with turbulences of all kinds. A stunningly handsome middle-aged man stirs in her feelings of…

The Angel Alejandro by Alistair Cross
Guest post , Horror / February 3, 2017

From bestselling author Alistair Cross comes a forbidden tale of love and redemption, of good and evil, and those who dare to stand up to Hell itself. Angel or Demon? Naive and heart-stoppingly handsome, he calls himself Alejandro, and Madison O’Riley has no clue what to do with him. As they set out to recover his lost identity, Madison realizes the mysterious man who saved her life harbors deep, otherworldly secrets that will put her in grave danger. The Devil is in the Details Gremory Jones has something for everyone, and for a price, he’s willing to make a deal. Walking the streets in top hat and trench coat, he tempts the citizens with mysterious wares from his shiny black briefcase. But buyer beware: All sales are final – and fatal. A Scorching New Terror Has Come to Town The townspeople are changing in appalling ways and it’s up to Madison – with the help of a psychic, a local priest, and the new chief of police – to help Alejandro unlock his forgotten powers before an unspeakable evil tears apart the fabric of existence … and costs them their very souls …  The Angel Alejandro by Alistair Cross is…

Inspirational phrases for writers
Ebooks , Guest post / November 2, 2016

Writers or aspiring authors seeking inspiration from one muse or another should get a copy of The Little Book of Muses, a collection of more than 160 personal phrases, such as the above, by author Khaled Talib. Sold as an e-book, The Little Book of Muses is also available in Italian and Spanish. It is an inspiring read to influence daily writings and enriching one’s work — a good-feel guide to make a writer feel passionate and motivated about the craft. Some of the phrases will tickle your funny bone while others offer nuggets of wisdom condensed into a few lines. The collection of phrases culminated from hours of daydreaming and reflection, the author, Khaled Talib, confesses.“I honestly didn’t think what I had to say would appeal to anyone. I used to sit for hours at a café alone with my mind lost in space crafting phrases in my head,” says Talib.“When writers from around the world and journalists from known organizations started following me on Twitter and re-sharing my quotes, I felt assured that all those hours of empty stare into blankness has been a worthwhile trip.” About the author: Khaled Talib is also the author of two thriller…

The Benefits and Advantages of eBooks
Ebooks , Guest post / September 26, 2016

For a while now, eBooks have been revolutionizing the way people read. It’s really simple and straightforward just to load a .pdf or .epub file onto your tablet and there’s no need to carry a book around – just your device.You can read anywhere, and you can have as many books with you as you please, which has drawn the attention of many people worldwide. It’s definitely much easier to organize all your literature with eBooks, and they last as long you have a hard drive to keep them on. Yet, despite all that, there are a lot of people out there who still refuse to touch eBooks and swear by paper as the only true way to read. So is their claim justified, and are there truly any major drawbacks to reading eBooks? Or are they really the only logical evolution of the reading medium and people just need time to get used to them? In this article, we’ll be covering all the benefits and advantages of eBooks so that you’ll have a better idea of why you should switch to the electronic medium. They’re Eco-Friendly No trees have to be sacrificed in order to make an eBook, and…

5 Essential Software Programs for Authors and Writers
Guest post , Writing / June 20, 2016

The advent of the internet culture of the modern age has brought with it numerous benefits for aspiring authors and writers. Not only has the self-publishing revolution of recent years put the power back into the hands of the creators, and allowed them to distribute work without the approval of a middleman publishing house, it has also brought along countless other helpful advancements. When they say there’s any app for everything, they’re not joking, and this is no different for writers. These five examples are some of the best software on the market to accompany the writing process and support you on your journey to success. 1. FreeMind – Best For Brainstorming Writer’s block is a very real phenomenon and can be detrimental, even if it’s only your own deadlines that you’re working toward. It’s been proven that mind mapping and brainstorming is a fantastic way to get those creative juices flowing again, and can help you work past any motivation slumps you might experience. FreeMind is one of the leading mind-mapping software available. Its simple format allows you to create a master point and then add subheadings, sections and related ideas. The freeform nature of the program makes it…