The write Cast

New podcast!

Click here to listen to the sixth episode of The Write Cast with myself, romance author Elle Rush, and YA author Drew Kozub. In this instalment, we discuss how to break into the industry. Here’s the things that worked (and didn’t work) for us.



the bear who wouldn’t leave

a Samhain Horror release

Sometimes evil looks like a fuzzy teddy bear.

Still grieving the untimely death of his dad, ten-year-old Josh Leary is reluctant to accept a
well-worn teddy bear from his new stepfather.

He soon learns he was right to be wary. Edgar is no ordinary toy, and he doesn’t like being rejected. When Josh banishes him to the closet, terrible things happen.

Desperate to be rid of the bear, Josh engages the help of a friend. As the boys’ efforts rebound on them with horrifying results, Josh is forced to accept the truth—Edgar will always get even.

Now available from Amazon, Kobo, B&N, and Samhain!


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