About: Emlyn

Writer and book publicist. Emlyn Chand loves to hear and tell stories and emerged from the womb with a fountain pen grasped firmly in her left hand (true story)

Recent Posts by Emlyn

Writing a Duet: Joint Interview with the Authors of Song of Secrets

Today I'm pleased to bring you an interview with not just one--but two totally awesome authors. YAY! I caught up with Tate Hallaway and Rachel Calish, and we had a great talk about their new LGBT Urban Fantasy, Song of Secrets, which I adored btw (seriously, check out my review here). So check out their answers to learn more about this phenomenal book, and make sure to enter the giveaway at

Fun with Chickens!

By now you all probably know that the two things I love most in this world (besides my family, of course) are books and birds. Imagine my delight, when fellow children's book author RC Beaird reached out to me to review his book about chickens!

Like my series, The Bird Brain Books, the story in "Randy Bamboo in Chicken City" is longer than a standard picture book even

New York Times Bestselling Author Offers Her Advice to Writers, Plus an Amazing Giveaway!

#1 NY Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy talks writing, publishing, and finding balance, plus gives her advice for new authors… Check out what she has to say then Read on for more information about this blog tour and all its great prizes!

You’re an icon in—not just the indie publishing community—but the publishing community in general. Your success is something to which we all aspire. In your opinion,

Reading Devil Music is like plotting evil with Squidward while chilling in an LA oil spill

Hi, everyone. I'm right in the middle of reading a really amazing new book. It's part lit fic, part thriller, and fully magical (you know, in a magical realism kind of way). I'll have a review for you later this month, but for now I want to introduce you to this quirky, cool author and her plot for world domination. Oh, and there's a giveaway at the end. Enjoy!

When a Cat thinks it’s a Dog, You get Great Fiction

Hello, and thank you for tuning into my interview with Rachel Gold, and author whose book I just adored (check out my review via my other blog). Somehow Just Girls was both super serious and incredibly fun. I used to review by separating out my ratings for entertainment value versus depth of meaning, and even though I don't do that any more, I would have easily given

“Shatter Point had me on the edge of my seat until the very end”: A Guest Review

This is a guest review by my good friend, Tracy. YAY! 

"I'm a killer. No better than a common murderer, and worse, really. More like a serial killer who can't help himself as he takes life after life, unable to stop even if he wished he could."

Right from the first few sentences, Shatter Point held my interest, with an opening like that how

Reading Shatter Point is like Speeding through NYC in a Porsche with the Most Interesting Man Alive

Just look at that beautiful title. In case you weren't paying attention, here it is again: Reading Shatter Point is like Speeding through New York City in a Porsche Accompanied by the Most Interesting Man Alive. Sounds thrilling, no?

And, guess what? Shatter Point really is like that, and so is its awesome author, Jeff Altabef. For a glimpse into the mind of the man who wrote this hot

Hey, Writers. Have You Found Religion (in Your Writing)?

A Guest Post & Cover Reveal by Melissa McPhail

Every author should understand world-building. Whether engaged in the writing of genre or literary fiction, an author crafts a unique world with each novel. Even when set in the present day, the novel’s events layer a new dimension upon our visible reality. It’s the dimension of those characters, of that story, but it should feel as real to the


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