Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Short Story – Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen By Dorlana Vann I watched as a guy in a dark suit dug up Beatrice Beaumont Virgil, April 5, 1965 – August 19, 1998. Funeral flowers still fresh, dirt still moist, Until we meet again her epitaph. I stood in the shadows and dared to watch a moment longer before deciding I would …

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Ninja vs. Pirates Goodreads Giveaway

Hi friends, Click on over to Goodreads and enter the Giveaway for my Children’s Book, Ninja vs. Pirates! Goodreads Book Giveaway Ninja vs Pirates by Dorlana Vann Giveaway ends August 16, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win Are you Team Ninja or Team Pirate? Step into the hilarious imagination of Riley …

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The Retelling of a Fairy Tale (Dorlana Style)

I’ve been using fairy tales to inspire my paranormal short stories and novels for many years. Instead of a straight retelling of the classic tales, I love using them as a stimulus by borrowing elements, capturing the mood, or using them as a backstory, etc., to write contemporary interpretations. Sometimes I even use a formula: …

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Supernatural Mystery FREE today

Hi Friends, Passage to Queen Mesentia is a Paranormal Egyptian Mystery.  The Kindle edition is free today worldwide.  Here is the blurb: The assassination of her archeologist parents thrusts Lillian Steward from her comfortable life and into a dangerous quest for an ancient Egyptian artifact. The mystery guides her from Texas to Egypt as she follows the …

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