Today we have a sneak peek from Dynasty, the fifth book in the science fiction To Be Sinclair Series by author Eva Caye.
The struggle of Princes Stefan, Josef, and Evan to learn Empress Felice Sinclair’s dangerous stargate technology comes at a cost to their private lives. Battling jealousy, favoritism, sexual identity crises, manipulation, and the need to maintain utmost secrecy, they suffer notoriety and isolation in turn, hemmed in by their protectors.
The three Imperial Sons must not only evaluate their personal relationships for their own safety and sanity, they rush to aid the Stargate Fleet after a devastating attack! Will they succeed in assimilating their roles as stargate providers before their mother risks her life one last time?
This book is available from Amazon, Smashwords, and Amazon UK.
Here is an excerpt from Dynasty…
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by Ellen Plotkin Mulholland
Opportunity. Events. Writing a good story involves opportunities and events. It’s how you combine the two that moves the story along. I like to write with an event in mind and bring in opportunities to move my plot.
My nephew reminds me of another recipe for writing. Children see the world two ways, it’s obvious, it’s mysterious. When it rains, carry an umbrella. When you see a puddle, jump in it. It’s obvious. But why does it rain? How do clouds manage to float in the sky and not fall on our heads? Continue reading “Writing Recipe #1”
The XD 880 was to be the first stealth passenger airliner. The idea was to make it harder for hostiles to use surface-to-air missiles to bring down civilian flights.
The technology was there. On some level, I suppose it only made sense.
After all, air control would still be able to track the plane locations from the transmitter beacon, right? They would have, as long as the transmitter beacon didn’t malfunction. But of course it did.
The rescue teams set out with only a general idea of the crash site from eyewitness reports. We were three days into the effort when team 12 found the first piece of flotsam. That was when the mystery began to unravel. Nothing was what it seemed.
In 250 words or less, tell us a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.
Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.
Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. Continue reading “Flash Fiction Challenge: Bird in the Water”