Monday, February 18, 2019

Week Three #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop!

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop!

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Today's featured book and author:

Twisted Tales

Deborah A Stansil Author Image #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Author Name: Deborah A Stansil
Age category: Adult
Genre: Horror

Brief description:
Twisted Tales is a collection of twenty-seven short horror stories. Ranging from crazed stalkers, killers, dealing with the Devil and everything in between, this collection shows the darker side of human nature in all its black glory. Journey through the twisted minds of the central characters as they make their choices, and watch their lives spiral out of control. Hate them, empathise with them, and stay on your guard. There’s a dark streak in all of us just waiting to come out.

Twisted Tales a #MustRead on the #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop!

Why did you take part in the A to Z Challenge the year that your book was "given life"?

I did it for the first time the year before and I loved it and I really wanted to get my fiction out there. Twisted Tales was my first book!

Why did you start blogging?

I wanted to get back into writing for an audience. It was only ever going to be a short term thing, but I fell in love with it, and here I am, four years later.

Do you have any other books coming out soon?

I have a new novel coming out this year hopefully

What other books do you have available?

Twisted Tales 2, Twisted Tales 3, The Joker, The Mirror, The Asylum Tour, Lacey Patrick and the Wizard of Darkness, eBook Like a Boss, Start Your Blog Like a Boss, Optimise Your Blog Posts Like a Boss, Parodies and Piss Takes.


Just write. A first draft is just that. Let your words flow and go where your mind takes you without focusing on perfection. Perfection comes much later.

Where did the idea for this book come from, other than the alphabet and the challenge?

Partly from observation of human nature, partly from my own twisted imagination ;)

What writing goal do you hope to accomplish this year?

I want to finish up the novel I'm currently working on and write a new short story collection. I'd also like to write at least one more non-fiction book and get started on another novel.


That piece of writing caused more trouble for me than I could ever imagine. It cost me my friends, most of my family and of course my freedom. They feed me the platitudes – “it’s for my own good” “they want to help me”. None of them make up for my freedom. I’m not in prison, at least not in the traditional sense. I’m in an institution for the criminally insane. It’s no different. How can it not be prison when I’m not allowed to leave? I’m getting ahead of myself. Let me take you back to how it all happened. After all, it’s not like I’m short on time.

As a reader, what most motivates you to buy a new book to read?

The cover

What is one question or discussion topic which you would like the readers of this post to answer or remark on in the blog comments?

What, as a reader, most sends a shiver down your spine?

Link to buy the book: Amazon
Link to buy the book: Amazon UK

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Random Musings said...

Thank you so much for featuring my book, and thank you to the challenge for inspiring it. I love the A-Z Challenge and am already looking forward to this year's.


C.E. Flores said...

In response to: What, as a reader, most sends a shiver down your spine? I'm not much into gore, but psychological terror really scares me. said...

I love your title and subtitle - and the cover! Thanks for sharing - I get scared easily so I need to work up the nerve to read your book.