Sneak Peek: My Ex from Hell

Today we have a sneak peek from the young adult romantic comedy by Tellulah Darling: My Ex from Hell.

Prior to the Halloween dance, sixteen-year-old Sophie Bloom figures her worst problems involve adolescent theatrics, bitchy teen yoga girls, and being on probation at her boarding school for mouthy behaviour. Then she meets bad boy Kai and gets the kiss that rocks her world.


This breath stealing lip lock reawakens Sophie’s true identity: Persephone, Goddess of Spring. She’s key to saving humanity in the war between the Underworld and Olympus, target numero uno of Hades and Zeus, and totally screwed.

My Ex From Hell is a YA romantic comedy/Greek mythology smackdown. Sassy girl. Swoony god. What could go wrong?

My Ex from Hell is available from and Amazon UK.

Here is an excerpt from My Ex from Hell

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Indie News Beat: Can Helix Reviews Help You Produce a Better Book?

Can a computer program help you produce a better book?

I logged on to my paperback printer, Lulu, the other day to find a new button next to each of my titles, labelled ‘Buy a Helix review’. Thinking that this must be a variation on the notorious paid reviews, I clicked to find out how much money my printer wanted to not read my books and still give them five stars. However, it turns out that a Helix review is something different. It’s a computer program which reads your book and gives you a report, so that you can compare your book against “more than 100,000 bestsellers catalogued as part of The Book Genome Project.”

My curiosity and confusion increased in equal measure, mainly thanks to the marketing guff Lulu offered to explain this. According to the site, a Helix report contains metrics about your book under five headings: Continue reading “Indie News Beat: Can Helix Reviews Help You Produce a Better Book?”

Top 10 Query Problems & the Tutorials That Solve Them

gradutation capOver the past year, we’ve run a lot of excellent tutorials here at Indies Unlimited. Many times, when dealing with queries, I’ll provide links to these tutorials to help authors who aren’t quite certain how to do things. It seemed to me that New Year’s Eve would be a good time to recap the tutorials which I seem to reference the most. Continue reading “Top 10 Query Problems & the Tutorials That Solve Them”

My Predictions for 2014

Crystal BallI assume everyone knows of my legendary prowess in making predictions. But then, I assume a lot of things. Anyway, I have a very solid reputation for being almost 90% right nearly 50% of the time.

It’s not magic that gives me what I like to call this “fifth sense.” No, I am just one of those people who can see the writing on the wall. Possibly because the teacher made me scrub it off so many times.

But I know you are all anxious to learn what horrors and joys the coming year will hold, so let us not delay a moment longer. Here are my predictions for 2014: Continue reading “My Predictions for 2014”