All posts tagged: Science Fantasy

The Fog: Flash Fiction by Candice Coates

I’m not lost, I just don’t know where I am. I’m not lost, I just don’t know where I am…yet.” He whispered his mantra several more times over, hoping that if he said it enough that the words would become true. Still, the panic that tightened around his throat like a noose would not give. This happened to him occasionally, the mental fog that dropped him into thick darkness only to clear when he was somewhere completely unknown to him. It was his fault, he knew that. He’d gone to a place he’d been warned not to go. To him, however, the warning seemed more like a dare and just couldn’t resist the urge to rebel. “Put to death the flesh…” The fraction of a scripture he’d heard his father pray echoed in his heart, rippling against the pools of panic that sought to drown him. Fidel had allowed his flesh to rule him that night, the night he’d first stepped into the fog. The Stone Room. So many different hidden meanings the name of the …

Debut Novel Coming Winter 2018

Hello Friends and fellow Creatives! It brings me great joy to finally be able to share with you the teaser chapters for my debut novel, coming out Winter 2018, Nexus Gate 4037: The Animal! NG is the very first book in the Ministry of Time Series! Being that this is my very first go at indie-publication, I have found wisdom in taking my time with the process. My desire is to bring you a rich story that keeps you on the edge of your seat while igniting the depths of your imagination. This book is my first ‘hello’ in the publishing world and I want to be heard with clarity. Please enjoy the preview of the novel by reading the teaser chapters, and if you haven’t already, follow my author page, The rules of Time Surveillance have been broken. The past has stepped into the future.  The threads of time are now tangled and retribution will be dealt… Will the past devour the future or will they unite in order to survive the threat of the present? …

Which Novel Will I Publish First? You Decide: #BattleoftheBooks #IndiePublishing #Author

The countdown is on! Only 6 days until the Battle of the Books begins, where you, my readers, get to decide which of these two books will be the first to be Indie Published. If you haven’t already, follow my Author Page at and catch the teaser chapters for each book Warden and Nexus Gate 4037: The Animal. You can read the book flap descriptions of each book by clicking HERE! Polls for reading the teaser chapters and voting will open at 12 am, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, and will close at 11:59 pm EST SATURDAY, MARCH 25th. HERE’S ANOTHER WAY YOU CAN HELP:  Would you like to be a host for my promotion tour on your blog from FEBRUARY 26th thru MARCH 24th? Contact me at: Be sure to check back in later this week here or at http://www.candicecoates.wordpress.come for teaser sections, tantalizing tidbits to wet your appetite for the chapters to come. Spread the word with others. See you at the battle! ~Dream. Image. Believe. Do. CONQUER!