Author Archives: W.E. Linde

Phase One Is Complete: My Results Using KDP Select

About two weeks ago I offered The Sins of Acheryn for free on Amazon, using three of my five “free days” through KDP Select (for an overview of that, see my previous post here). I decided on using only a … Continue reading

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It’s Here! The Sins of Acheryn fantasy short story is free through Wed on Amazon!

The Sins of Acheryn tells the tale of the cataclysmic fall of a vanished empire. As the legendary Kings of Acheryn moved to consume the nations of the ancient world, her pride and violence rose to the thrones of heaven. … Continue reading

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Sampler Sunday: Some fantasy, some scifi, and my absolute favorite photo (that I’ve ever taken)

I’ve got a lot going on now… sort of a creative maelstrom right before my classes start in two weeks. I thought I’d put out a couple of things for Sample Sunday while it’s all knocking around out in my … Continue reading

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My free Scifi short The Vacuum Isn’t Crazy About Nature, Either, is now live on Smashwords!

For those who like to have all their stories on an ereader, I’ve now published my first science fiction story on Smashwords. I did this in order to try and get more exposure for the story., and maybe new readers … Continue reading

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Phase Two of My World Domination Plans: Free stuff

Okay. Perhaps world domination is a bit of a stretch. As I mentioned a couple of days ago,  I’ve recently published a new short story to Amazon: The Sins of Acheryn is a fantasy tale set in the distant past … Continue reading

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The Vacuum Isn’t Crazy About Nature, Either – Science Fiction Flash Fiction

A couple of months ago, I was somehow reminded of the old axiom “nature abhors a vacuum.”  For some odd reason, the title of this short story popped into mind right afterwards. This below bit of flash fiction wasn’t far … Continue reading

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Just Released: The Sins of Acheryn fantasy short story

As promised, I’ve just released a new short story through Amazon! The Sins of Acheryn is now live. Here’s the description of my latest fantasy story: The Sins of Acheryn tells the tale of the cataclysmic fall of a vanished … Continue reading

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Delving into the mists of time – in fantasy, and in reality

Some of you may have noticed my absence from the blogging world over the past two months. Of course you did. You’ve just forgotten. Over the autumn months, I was quite prolific. I have five short stories that I really … Continue reading

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Classic Fantasy Book Review: The Queen of the Black Coast, by Robert E. Howard

This short story/novella falls about in the middle of the series of Conan adventures published by Robert E. Howard from 1932 – 1934. Based on my extensive research (meaning after a couple of Wikipedia searches), I learned that Howard was … Continue reading

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Compelling and Thought Provoking Science Fiction: The Artemis Effect, by Kasia James

This book is one of few this year that I waited intently for the release, and then purchased as soon as I saw it available. I follow Kasia James’ blog, Writer’s Block, and I had become familiar with her impressive … Continue reading

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