Enjoying the Craft of Writing

Greetings. While I've just posted exciting news on the plans for a #vss365 anthology, I haven't updated the blog on writing progression (or lack of it) for some time. An update What have the last few months entailed? The tragic loss of a friend which hit me fairly hard as he was full of life, …

Free books – honestly

It's birthday time - so for 14th and 15th Feb my novel, Metropolitan Dreams, and Prompt Stories, my short fiction collection, will be FREE in Kindle ebook format. Metropolitan Dreams UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Metropolitan-Dreams-Mark-King-ebook/dp/B01N6T3TO8 … US: https://www.amazon.com/Metropolitan-Dreams-Mark-King-ebook/dp/B01N6T3TO8 … Prompt Stories UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/PROMPT-stories-collection-short-fiction-ebook/dp/B07HJHHG8S … US: https://www.amazon.com/PROMPT-stories-collection-short-fiction-ebook/dp/B07HJHHG8S … Hope you enjoy them, if you do, please leave a review. Thanks very much - …

Review: And was Jerusalem builded here, among these dark Satanic Mills?

Jerusalem is novel by Alan Moore. I am aware of his work. He is responsible for some seminal graphic novels (Watchmen, V for Vendetta etc). I haven’t read any of them, so I went into this with nothing more than a very interesting blurb which seemed to have some similar themes to my debut novel, …

Interview: The Dust Lounge

An interview with some very hard questions. I'd expect nothing less when talking to Tamara Rogers, talented artist and imagineer of Grind Spark. http://www.thedustlounge.com/thought-tinkerings/chatting-with-mark-a-king-author-of-metropolitan-dreams/   CHATTING WITH MARK A KING – AUTHOR OF METROPOLITAN DREAMS MARCH 15, 2017 Today I am all sorts of pleased to welcome Mark A King to the Dust Lounge. The …

Writer’s Ink: Mark A. King

Tamara Shoemaker, Freelance Editor/Author

mark-a-kingI “met” Mark A. King on the Flash! Friday weekly flash fiction contest, and quickly came to look forward to the pieces of writing he submitted each week. He had (has) a way with words that sort of wrapped around my imagination, and it was a treat to get to co-judge with him for the same contest for a few months.

Since those days, Mark has started the Flashdogs, a group of writers with some awe-inspiring skills, as well as published several anthologies of flash fiction. Just this month, he’s released his very first novel, Metropolitan Dreams, and I’m thrilled to be able to share it with you.

Mark is stopping by my website to say hello and intrigue you with his plans for post-apocalyptic world restructure. Just because a genie is involved doesn’t mean it’s easy…

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1.) Go ahead and sum up Metropolitan Dreams for us…

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