SDS Wrath–Meet the Authors, Day 2

Are you a slow-to-burn person who simmers until you explode? Or does your anger flash hot and bright, only to be extinguished moments later? Does revenge calm the rage?

The twenty-one authors of Wrath’s volume in the young adult series Seven Deadly Sins have their own ideas.

It’s my pleasure to introduce you seven more authors and their stories! If any of the blurbs catch your eye, consider posting a review on Amazon or Goodreads. The anthology will be released on August 11, 2017!

 

No More Fruit Cake by Matthew Dewar

Kendra starts working at Hope Springs, where she will care for elderly patients with dementia. She is full of young ambition, and wants to make a difference. But a low budget and understaffing mean the patients can’t get the proper care they need. The workers who do show up seem to be more concerned about the looming full moon than anything else. Kendra doesn’t believe in the old wives’ tale, but could there be some truth to it?

Matthew Dewar’s passion for reading and writing developed at a young age. Fascinated by all genres, enthralled by the endless creativity of imagination, and captivated by foreign worlds and intriguing characters, Matthew makes time in his busy schedule to write every day. If he’s not reading or writing, you might find Matthew working as a physiotherapist, teaching group fitness classes, entertaining his dog, or dreaming of travelling to an exotic destination.

In May 2017, Matthew published Nightmare Stories, a collection of young adult horror fiction where twelve young teens discover that happily-ever-afters only exist in fairy tales. His short stories have appeared in From the Stories of Old, and The Seven Deadly Sins Anthology: Gluttony.

Connect with Matthew Dewar

Facebook: Matthew Dewar Author

Twitter: @WriterDewar

Website: matthewdewarauthor.wordpress.com

 

 

The Tattoo Artist by J. Grabarek

Since Pop’s death, Billy has complied with all of Ma’s requests. One night he meets Sara, a young tattoo artist, who weaves her magic through words she writes on Billy’s skin. Ma hates the tattoos, while Billy feels newfound energy surging through his body. When Ma crosses the line with Sara, Billy is forced to take a stand or forever be left to do what he is told.

J. Grabarek is a beautiful Californian enchantress who weaves stories from inside a secret chamber in the darkest parts of her castle. Her dragon Blue snores by her side as she writes of the sea, mermaids, and delicious tacos. Blue stop it. She meant sailors, ships, and hot dogs. Blue wants the readers to know the truth: he’s hungry, he is a Pug dog, and the stories are written while she is sitting in a maroon bean bag in her closet. She and Blue intend to read her story and other excellent stories in this Wrath volume of the Seven Deadly Sins Anthology while sharing a few slices of pizza.

Connect with J. Grabarek

Twitter: @J_Grabarek

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/J-Grabarek-119559642005671/

 

 

Seeing Red by Chris Kennedy

College student Danny is a computer genius, building an artificial intelligence robot that can do his classwork for him and earn him some extra dollars on the side. He even personifies the robot, naming her Maud’Dib. Danny scavenges as much memory and other parts as he can to add to her, including Wi-Fi access. Soon, Maudie takes control of her motherboard and starts making her own decisions: humans were starting to look not only unnecessary, but downright dangerous.

Chris Kennedy writes for fun and enjoys twisting history into parables. His family tells him he’s a compulsive liar because he likes to make things up. When not researching his MA, he works for a modern communications company and dreams of retirement, which he intends to spend making up more lies and turning them into yet more stories for this excellent series.

 

 

Zach’s Awakening by Tonia Markou

Zach isn’t worried about the strange recurrent dreams he’s been having, until they begin to creep into his daily life. Things get weirder when a glowing lightning bolt appears on his arm. With the help of the new girl at school, Zach starts to realize what is happening to him. Can he accept his destiny in time to save himself and the school from a vengeful god?

Tonia Markou is a Greek-German writer and Creative Writing graduate, currently working on her first YA novel. Basically being a big kid, she enjoys writing and reading fiction for young adults. Her short stories have appeared in Flash, and The Seven Deadly Sins, A YA Anthology: Envy and Gluttony. She’s the proud owner of a vast Converse Chucks collection, and is obsessed with stationery, mugs and pajamas.

Connect with Tonia Markou

Website: http://toniapolis.jimdo.com

Twitter: @toniawrites

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/toniawrites/

 

 

Out in the Sticks by Geraldine McCarthy

Sixteen-year-old Arianna lives in Ireland and is excited about the school trip to Paris, especially as her boyfriend, Tony, will be going. Her mother is easy-going, but her father needs to agree to it, and he runs on a short fuse. When her father loses his temper, Arianna becomes angry with him, and her acts of rebellion escalate.

Geraldine McCarthy lives by the sea in West Cork in the Republic of Ireland. In a former life she was involved in tutoring, lecturing, translation and research. She has been writing short stories and flash fiction for almost two years now. Her work has been published in The Fable Online, The Incubator Journal, Seven Deadly Sins: a YA Anthology (Gluttony), Scarlet Leaf Review and Brilliant Flash Fiction. She was delighted to bring back the character, Arianna – one year older and bolder – for the Wrath edition of SDS.

Connect with Geraldine McCarthy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cruthaitheacht/

 

 

Wrath: An Archaeological Case-Study by C.P. Mulé

The year is 3082; the human species is well nigh finished on what is now known as the planet-state of Europa. An Archeologist has returned from another intrepid journey amongst the remnants of what was once called North Eastern America. The cocky chap relieves himself of the late-world’s many stressors the same way his ancestors did: A journal entry in the twilight of his otherwise dark and foreboding study.

C.P. Mulé has had many childhood nicknames—all of his own invention. The boy of yesteryear took inspiration from films, athletics, or even from on-the-nose dad jokes. This assortment of many masks never gave him any sort of satisfaction. In a journey to better himself and those he loved dearly the boy became a young man; he took off his mask and put on his glasses. Now his every day is filled to the brim with joys and the world’s great mysteries like this very publication. He is so very humbled to appear in the Seven Deadly Sins Anthology with his first-ever published work, Wrath: An Archaeological Case-Study.

Connect with C.P. Mulé

Twitter: @cpmule

Blog: cpmule.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorCPMule/

Instagram: @themuleman

 

 

Soaring Hearts by Yvette O’Kay

Three different people, three different wrongs, and one intention in mind: revenge. Their own brand of justice burning in their hearts, Wrath guides the hands of three young adults as the ancient entity helps lead them down the path of revenge.

Yvette O’Kay is a writing goddess that has been creating stories ever since she was a little girl. She is from New York and has been featured in three previous volumes of Seven Deadly Sins: Sloth, Envy, and Gluttony.

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