Hey everybody and welcome to my short story playground this is Episode #5 of Diverse SciFi and Fantasy Stories Podcast. I’m your host, author, Alicia McCalla. Thanks for tuning in! This podcast is all about me honoring my son’s legacy and sharing my diverse science fiction and fantasy stories with the world… Welcome to my […]
I am really excited about my new book covers. Noelle Pierce did an awesome job. I believe she created that gritty image mixed with visual interest. I hope everyone enjoys her work. The three book covers together look like a work of art. They are telling XJ’s story. I’ve also included the animoto book trailer I created with Asante’s song.
This week the YA Indie Carnival topic is to post one paragraph of a current story or work in progress. Here’s an unedited paragraph from the beginning of Breaking Free. I want to introduce everyone to XJ Patterson. I hope she’s tough enough to be a revolutionary leader. In the beginning, she’s reluctant but she’s still on a mission.
I’m so excited. I’ve been fast at work on my rewrites and deep edits for my novel Breaking Free. I’m also totally in love with the book cover from Graphic Designer Eithne Ni Anluain. She did a terrific job on XJ’s book cover. It’s exactly the image I had in mind. I absolutely love the […]
Available in print and immediate download! What if your mom was abducted? What if the people who held her hostage wanted to erase her mind? Seventeen year old XJ Patterson is genetically enhanced. So is her revolutionary mother, Dorothy. CAGE, the Coalition to Assimilate Genetically Enhanced Persons, abducts Dorothy because she crossed the wrong person. XJ wants […]