Smashwords is having a promotion from March 2 – March 8, where authors can discount their ebooks from 25% to 100%, meaning many are free for this week.
I’ve made two of my books free on Smashwords for this promotion, so if anyone would like to sample them, head over there and check it out. Click the title, and use the promotion code on the order page to download the title for free in your preferred format.
The 2 titles below are part of this promotion. Enjoy.
DREAMTIME (99 words)
Muddy footprints march past the kitchen counter towards the vestibule. Taking a deep breath, Laurel tiptoes to the doorway and peeks. The man in the corridor smiles at her. She screams.
She wakes up soaked in sweat. The roots of the gnarled oak under which she shelters feels hard under her thighs. In the moonlight, the clearing around the oak is desolate.
The dream again.
She curls up tightly, trying to calm the shudders racking her body. It feels so real. Each night the dream becomes more detailed, but tonight, for the first time, she has seen his face.
Thrilled to put out another short story on Smashwords. Finding it a bit of a nuisance to publish separately on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, but it seems like the best way to go. Those editions should be available by week’s end.
This one’s a story set in a past fictional Sri Lanka aka Ceylon, The particular myth that fostered this story has been rattling around in my head for quite a while. I tried to research the topic and found very little online, so I thought I’d create my own fictional tale and weave in the elements of the legend. Hope it captures something of the strangeness of that myth.
Here’s the link-