Stories

Creepy Things

by Karen J Mossman I'm not a fan of horror or paranormal. I get spooked easily and have a very active imagination. As a teenager I would be plagued by nightmares for weeks. As I grew up I knew to stay away from anything like that. Recently, I was watching Gogglebox, a TV programme that… Continue reading Creepy Things

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The ELECTRIC ECLECTIC NOVELLA FICTION PRIZE 2020

... is well underway with the first submissions received and our judges getting ready to read. The Electric Eclectic Novella Prize is open to all; complete novices, emerging writers, indie authors and small press published. Submissions are encouraged from all literary fictional genres with no restrictions on theme or subject. Electric Eclectic is looking for… Continue reading The ELECTRIC ECLECTIC NOVELLA FICTION PRIZE 2020

Articles, For Writers, Stories

I know it’s Wrong, but…

By Karen J Mossman A couple of years ago I supported a campaign called Our Books Are Not Free! Something I truly believed in. Amazon take such a big chunk of royalty and on average I may earn about £6 a month, and on an extremely good month sell 10 books. I've been publishing since… Continue reading I know it’s Wrong, but…

Fantasy

The Dark Valley by Claire Plaisted

Description The Dark Valley is a fantasy story. It was originally I just enjoyed writing this story, originally for Gems of Strength Anthology, which is about strong women. It is can be described as a dark fairy tale with some not very likeable creatures called Trolls who run mines to source precious gems. The Crones… Continue reading The Dark Valley by Claire Plaisted

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Calling All Writers!

Announcement!   THE ELECTRIC ECLECTIC NOVELLA FICTION PRIZE 2020 is a worldwide competition for emerging writers and indie authors. The competition is open for submissions from the 1st of February 2020 Full entry details and rules can be found on the Electric Eclectic website. We encourage submissions from all literary fictional genres with no restrictions… Continue reading Calling All Writers!

Children’s Stories, Christmas Reads, Crime, Dystopian, Erotica, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Post Apocolyptic, Psychological, Romance, science Fiction

Answering Questions

by Karen J Mossman

Ever wondered what Electric Eclectic books are? Seen the name around? Well this is an article direct from the horse’s mouth, as they say.

I write for them. I have those stories in my drawer.

Being a busy author/blogger amongst many other things, I often want to read a shorter book, and discovered new authors. I’ve then gone on toread their novels.

Elizabeth Horton Newton is a great example. Her novels are terrific, just what I love reading.

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Recently, we have seen an increase in the number of people asking who or what is Electric Eclectic.

So, it is the question I shall answer here.

Technically, Electric Eclectic is a decentralised international co-operative alliance, managed by members in various countries around the globe, forming a strong branded synergy of collaborative association specialising in authorship, book branding, publishing, marketing and promotions.

Okay, I hear you say, but what does that all mean?

The best way for me to answer that question is to give a little history of Electric Eclectic.

A few years ago, I was browsing the net, looking for some books to read.

A simple task.

Well, no, not really. As I searched I quickly realised this was a bit of a minefield.

Not only is there a plethora of titles on major bookstores websites, but there are also books on offer, or discounted, or offering gifts…

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Articles, Stories

Christmas Time

The other day a blog post caughte my eye. It was about Christmas past, present and the furture. When I was a child we celebrated our Christmas as a big family. Stockings were hung at the end of the bed and in the morning there would be an apple, orange, a little toy and some… Continue reading Christmas Time

Stories

A Good Son

by Karen J Mossman  I was at Pedro’s house and we were making out on the sofa. My head was back, my neck stretched in pleasure, my eyes flicked open and there was his mother looking through the window. I don’t think any of us recovered from that as I made a quick exit. Now… Continue reading A Good Son

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Do you know what an Indie author is?

I'm sure you do, and we all take it for granted everyone knows what and who an Indie author is. Recently, I gave a talk to a group of ladies and asked them the same question, already knowing what their answer would be. Imagine my surprise when the majority of people said no. It then… Continue reading Do you know what an Indie author is?