Billie Maverick

Biography

A clerical worker for over 24 years, my entrepreneur spirit kicked in ‘91 after leaving my fortieth interview (yes I counted them back then). As the frustration of not finding work overwhelmed me I heard a soft voice in my mind, ‘If they won’t hire you, hire yourself’. It was a new reflection; an unprecedented idea.

Months later, I started a typing business from home. I also became a columnist that wrote about relieving stress, meditation and relaxation techniques in an online travel magazine.

I’m close to 50 years of age, walking on a cane and feel that I have accumulated knowledge that spans two lifetimes. I love movies (action, animation, science fiction and fantasy) and I’m a video gamer (1st shooter/sniper).

I'm a voracious book reader who discovered romance novels, Roman and Greek mythology in my teenage years.

I keep myself updated on several subjects: how the mind works and its potential (whether it’s psychological, intellectual, spiritual, or supernatural), entrepreneurship, savings and investing.

I tell anyone that I’ve accumulated a wealth of ‘mindless’ information that’s just floating around in my noggin. So with these wonderful lifetime experiences, it’s only logical that I found myself slipping easily into a new career as a fiction writer.

My promotion this year is to give away my 1st book, ‘The Drenching’. I humbly ask that opinionated individuals who has read my book to put in a review about it. I look forward to discovering if I am on point in entertaining the masses with my stories.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
This may seem contrary but I don't like nick-knacks. Yet, somehow a large white quartz crystal, two beanie babies and a signed book marker from the late, great female science fiction writer, Anne Macaffrey have managed to sit on my desk on a daily basis. The desk itself sits in between the kitchen and the living room. So I accommodate bodies that float from room to room by sliding back and forth out of the way. .
When did you first start writing?
I remember writing around the age of thirteen. I started seeing scenes and hearing dialogue in my mind and I started writing them down so I wouldn't go stark raving mad.
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Books

The Drenching
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Price: Free! Words: 131,840. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
An invisible vortex appears over the Montana plains causing humans all around the world to gain incredible powers—while descending them painfully into madness. Several individuals trying to survive this new world threat, must ignore their own agonies and fears in their search for one strange young woman who may be the key to saving the world.

Billie Maverick’s tag cloud

fantasy    paranormal   

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Smashwords book reviews by Billie Maverick

  • Spinward Fringe Broadcast 0: Origins on July 31, 2012
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    I stumbled onto this book (for the life of me I don't know what attracted me to it, At first, I thought, oh no he's a straight sci-fi writer. Which meant oodles and oodles of tech talk. So I sighed and plunged forward. After a few pages I started to enjoy the story! It was something I've never read before; very refreshing for me. Being a writer myself, Mr. Randolph has pushed me to work harder in my craft. I will try to catch up and keep up with his work in the future.
  • Soul Bonds: Book 1 Circles of Light series on Oct. 09, 2012

    Although I was never excited about reading about dragons, this book made me reconsider my position. The story kept me curious enough to keep on reading to the very end. The plot was sound, the characters was engaging as well as interesting. The writing was clear enough too follow without getting confused on what was being said or described. I enjoyed reading this book. I look forward on finding out what happens next to our little—and big heros—in the next book!