Two Book Promo Tour

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WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF HOLLY BARBO TENDRILS Where ’What if’ becomes ‘What is’ AUTHOR: Holly Barbo GENRE: Short story collection covering the following genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Sci-fi thriller, Sci-fantasy, Contemporary, Contemporary Thriller, Historical Fiction and Fantasy Stories come from any number of places. One could start from a memory, a photo in a magazine or from pondering a ...

It’s a New Year-YAY

Holly author, balance, Books, Dreams, Exciting new developments, other genres, Patience and writing, persevere, Personal responsibility, pet, Readers, steampunk, strength to overcome, the creative process, Year highlights 1 Comment

  I haven’t written a post in a long while as life pressures have intervened. It’s crazy how stress dries up creative juices. It also translated into writers block for my book writing …but the log jam is breaking. It is January 1, 2016 and I’m ready to mentally drop 2015 into the dust bin and celebrate the dreams and possibilities …

Sunstone’s Launch on Amazon: A Tale

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My newest book, Sunstone, was scheduled to be released on March 31. This was an exciting moment which my publisher, Sheenah from Paper Crane Books, and I had been working hard toward for at least the past six weeks. There were three rounds of edits, the blurb, dedication and acknowledgement to write. On top of that there was work with …

What is Steampunk?

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There are delightful aspects of steampunk that draws interest. If you are into cosplay nothing beats a fantastic steampunk outfit: Corsets, brass goggles, top hats or newsy caps, pocket watches and fascinating sci-fi level gadgets. A blend between the Victorian steam-powered world and advanced machines. Wow what a combination! There was the Wild Wild West series and decades later a …