Welcome to our blog space, where we can talk non-stop #IndieBookBanter I decided to set up this blog to initially introduce you to the wonderful Indie Authors, Poets and Publishers attending this years UK Indie Lit Fest. It will be our 2nd year and this time we have the wonderful Ingram Spark as our sponsors. … Continue reading FREE Book Signing Event UK Indie Lit Fest 2017
#IndieBookBanter & #UKIndieLitFest are here to #SpreadTheWord check out this amazing #Blog about #Fear by Maria Gibbs @gibbsdream #WordPress #IARTG
Fear is something each and every one of us has experienced at some point in our lives whether it be a rational fear which is an appropriate response to a real situation or a perceived threat or an irrational fear or phobia.
What triggers fear?
Rational fear can be a natural response to a situation which threatens danger or a response to a horrible experience. The basis of an irrational fear is a lot harder to pinpoint but it could be a learnt behaviour seen by a parent or someone else, it can be a response to a bad dream which has carried over into real life.
What symptoms are produced through fear?
Increased breathing rate or hyperventilation
Sweating or dry palms
Nausea or knot in the base of your stomach
What do I fear?
I fear losing those people who are closest to me, my loved ones…
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Introducing Craig Hallam #IndieBookBanter today welcomes our Indie Author Craig Hallam. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and the best place for us to find out more. Hi everyone, I’m Craig Hallam, an author of Speculative Fiction from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. My main motivation is to get the stories that keep popping into my head … Continue reading 13 Book Banter with Craig Hallam
Introducing C.S. Woolley #IndieBookBanter today welcomes C.S. Woolley. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and the best place for us to find out more. My name is C.S. Woolley, I originally grew up in Wilmslow, Cheshire, but have ended up in Nottingham by way of Hull. I write in multiple genres that include epic … Continue reading 12 Book Banter with C.S. Woolley
Ever wondered about the personalities behind your favorite books? Victoria Danann’s new podcast with Riley J. Ford has an incredible lineup of authors booked through the spring. No question is out of bounds. Check it out! THIS WEEK’S BEST SELLING AUTHOR… SUSAN STOKER! New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Susan […] … Continue reading Romance podcast featuring Susan Stoker
Welcome to April 28th is Kiss Your Mate Day eBook Giveaway Event. Believe it or not, Kiss Your Mate Day is an actual holiday. So pucker up and give that special someone in your life a big fat kiss of love. To recognize this romantic day, a group of talented romance authors has come together […] … Continue reading Kiss Your Mate Day ~ Romance Giveaway
Introducing Dawn Singh #IndieBookBanter today welcomes a very special guest our Creative Director the brains behind the UK Indie Lit Fest Dawn Singh. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and the best place for us to find out more. My name is Dawn Singh and I write as D M Singh. I hail from Bradford … Continue reading 11 Book Banter with Dawn Singh
This is a wonderful interview with Maria Gibbs well worth checking out 🙂
Maria Gibbs is the author of the newly released novel, A Boy from the Streets, about twins living separate lives, one of privilege and the other in poverty. Though this book is her first full-length novel, the British writer has three thought-provoking novelettes, all of which I’ve read and highly recommend: A Lifetime or a Season (A Woman’s Journey to Self-Awareness), As Dreams Are Made on, and The Storm Creature.
Intrigued by her writing, I wanted to find out more about the author and her work.
Hi Maria. Thank you for sitting down to answer a few questions. First off, I’d just like to say that I find your writing so creative and unique, and your descriptive language really pulls me in as a reader. Do you have a background in writing, or how did you get started?
Hello Dana, thank you for asking me to…
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Introducing Michael Wombat #IndieBookBanter today welcomes Michael Wombat. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and the best place for us to find out more. Je suis Michael Wombat, et je ne sais pas et je ne sais pas pourquoi je parle français. Ah, that’s better. I’m a Yorkshireman living in Lancashire (yes, I know). … Continue reading 10 Book Banter with Michael Wombat
~*~*~ Congratulations Maria ~*~*~ I often hear people say that there is no sense of community any more and that social media sites are killing interaction and are the source of all evil. Or something like that. It is very easy to be swept along into thinking that as we each live our lives with … Continue reading #CoverWars Winner ‘A Boy From the Streets’ by Maria Gibbs