Socialbuzz: Directory of Smashwords Users on Twitter

Follow me on Twitter at  @thewigit Joe Wilson
Joe “the Wigit” Wilson lives in Alden, NY with his wife and two kids. He is an avid video gamer, master martial artist, and writer. Joe is also the lead host and producer for several podcasts that are productions of Quest Gaming Network. An extremely creative person, Joe thrives on creating everything from audio and music mixes, to stories and graphic art, and much more. If he is not being creative every day, in some fashion, he is miserable. Much of Joe’s work as been featured on many Internet sites. Joe is very friendly and loves people—and loves to talk…too much. This led him to become a podcast (Internet radio show) host and personality. He podcasts regularly about video games and does a comedy ... read more
Latest book: Continia

Follow me on Twitter at  pedrogcollins Pedro Gabriel Collins
Pedro Gabriel Collins es un escritor de novelas y cuentos de ficción erótica. -- Pedro Gabriel Collins is a fiction erotica writer of short-stories and novels.
Latest book: Tami Va Al Mercado

Follow me on Twitter at  gryphoenix Sherrel Lee
Sherrel Lee lives in a land called Texas and is the wrangler of a fearsome Yorkiepoo named Rogue (Half Yorkie half Poodle weighing in at a hefty eight pounds). She is a mother and grandmother who encourages her family to live life on their own terms, and to laugh as often as they can. She is fascinated with the real and mystical worlds of Urban Fantasy and Romantic suspense chasing murderous villains through the pages of her books
Latest book: Exposed by Innocence. Book 2, Romantic Suspense

Follow me on Twitter at  Hokieshibe1987 Josh Shiben
Josh Shiben lives in the swamps of Fredericksburg, Virginia with his wife and two mongrels. An aerospace engineer by day and couch potato by night, Josh has from a young age been in love with storytelling. Whether they be told through published works, e-books, or simply around a burning campfire, he's always particularly loved the captivating, yet intimate power of a scary story. Born in the late eighties, Josh spent his formative years reading Goosebumps, watching Are You Afraid of the Dark, and hiding under the blankets reading the esteemed Alan Schwartz's Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Today, his favorite authors include Dan Simmons, Stephen King, Richard Matheson and H.P. Lovecraft. His first novella, ... read more
Latest book: The Lake of Glass

Follow me on Twitter at  @AshleyScribe Ashley Scheller
Ashley Scheller has always liked creating. Currently residing in Omaha with her family, if she isn’t sewing costumes inspired from medieval times or anime characters she is writing. Passionate about both hobbies, she loves to connect with fellow costumers and writers through social media. The Wielder Diaries: My Crystal is her first book and has planned an exciting trilogy for the title.
Latest book: The Wielder Diaries: My Crystal

Follow me on Twitter at  RuthEDonald R.E. Donald
R.E. Donald is the author of the Hunter Rayne Highway Mysteries series. Ruth worked in the transportation industry in various capacities for over 25 years and draws on her own experiences in creating the characters and situations in her novels. Ruth attended the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., where she studied languages (Russian, French and German) and creative writing to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree. She currently lives on a ranch in the Cariboo region of, B.C. She and her partner, a French Canadian cowboy named Gilbert Roy, enjoy their Canadian Horses (Le Cheval Canadien) and other animals. Mysteries by R.E. Donald in the Hunter Rayne highway mystery series: - - - Slow Curve on the C ... read more
Latest book: Sundown on Top of the World

Follow me on Twitter at  RuthEDonald R.E. Donald
R.E. Donald ist die Verfasserin der Hunter Rayne Highway-Krimiserie. Ruth war über fünfundzwanzig Jahre lang in der Transportindustrie in den verschiedensten Kapazitäten tätig. Mit der Darstellung der Charaktere und den Situationen in ihren Romanen greift sie sowohl auf ihre eigenen Erfahrungen als auch auf die ihres verstorbenen Mannes, Jim Donald, zurück. Ruth erwarb einen Bachelor of Arts von der Universität von Britisch-Kolumbien in Vancouver, B.C., wo sie Sprachen (Russisch, Französisch und Deutsch) und Kreatives Schreiben studierte. Gegenwärtig lebt sie auf einer Ranch in der South Cariboo-Region von Britisch-Kolumbien. Sie und ihr Partner, der frankokanadische Cowboy Gilbert Roy, genießen die ... read more
Latest book: Sea to Sky - ein Hunter Rayne Highway-Kriminal Roman

Follow me on Twitter at  GasTwitta Gaspare Burgio
Ho compilato oltre duecento racconti, che ho raccolto in varie antologie tematiche, soprattutto di genere reale fantastico, horror e fantascienza ironica. Quando posso, scrivo articoli per altri blog o leggo opere altrui che mi sono inviate per avere consigli. Partecipo attivamente a gruppi online che riguardano proprio questi temi. Sono impegnato adesso nella stesura di un romanzo piuttosto interessante. Se continui a seguirmi ci saranno di certo aggiornamenti al riguardo.
Latest book: Il Teatro degli Anonimi

Follow me on Twitter at  davidestanley David E. Stanley
David Stanley’s Bio David Stanley is the son of Sgt. William J. Stanley. His mother divorced his father in 1960 to marry Vernon Presley, widowed father of rock icon Elvis Presley. David was just 4 years old, 20 years younger than his new stepbrother Elvis, when he moved into Graceland. For the next 17 years, David was a part of Rock and Roll’s first family and the most historic concert events of the 2oth century. David is the best selling author of Elvis, We Love You Tender, Raised on Rock and Conversations With the King. A gifted speaker, he travels the globe inspiring others through his journey with music’s most prolific artist.
Latest book: Restoring My Father's Honor: A Son's Crusade

Follow me on Twitter at  GotMyHappy Jennifer Beaulieu
Jennifer Beaulieu is a graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. She worked for 25+ years in the pharmaceutical industry, specializing in oncology and helping cancer patients in the Chicago area. To this book, she brings 49 years of happy life experiences along with life lessons learned. She's a first time author. The website she created was just nominated in the top 60 out of 500 for a 2015 Success Magazine Blog Star Award.
Latest book: Got My Happy™: Body Passport

Follow me on Twitter at  @AuthorNatashaD Natasha Dawn
Debut author, Natasha Dawn, was born in the border town of Lloydminster, Sask before spending her early years in Moose Jaw, Sask. Her family later moved to Alberta for the booming oil industry. She's an avid reader of all things Paranormal and Romance so combining those two genres in her writing only comes natural. She dabbles in freelance writing while maintaining her full time career in Finance and being a mother of three children with her Husband in Lamont, AB.
Latest book: The Sacred Key

Follow me on Twitter at  mauriciopercara Mauricio Percara
Mauricio Percara es un escritor argentino que se anima a cruzar fronteras, a nadar ríos de gente y a escapar de la realidad por lapsos no determinados. Como si un ave volara caminando descalza o como si un león silbara bajito y vestido de gala, así es Mauricio y así son sus obras. No leerlo sería perderse una de esas oportunidades que la vida te sirve en bandeja y que, quizás por error, se dejan escapar. Mauricio Percara es Licenciado en Periodismo y Comunicación, locutor, y un salvaje vaya a donde vaya. Sean bienvenidos a su mundo.
Latest book: Historias errantes de almas pertubadas

Follow me on Twitter at facolo
Facolo Lithium Battery Wholesale is the top lithium battery online store in China. We sell high drain rechargeable lithium batteries through our own factory. 100% powerful ,durable and quality guaranteed battery is our commitment. You can find various batteries in here, and 2000mAh, 2500mAh, 2600mAh, 3000mah, 3200mAh 18650 battery is our featured products.
Latest book: Facolo Lithium-ion Battery for Small Household Electrical Appliances

Follow me on Twitter at  Passivemarketin Passive Marketing
Neil has been in the internet marketing game for 3 years now. He is here to help you make money online based on his own experiences and experiments. There will be no fluff or BS, just what is working now.
Latest book: How To Start A Profitable Authority Blog In Under One Hour

Follow me on Twitter at  hadadelaluz35 Cristina Gutierrez
Cristina Gutiérrez García, nacida en Caracas, Venezuela, es Doctora en Ciencias mención Microbiología, Bioanalista con Maestría en Biología mención Inmunología, egresada del Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas y la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Ha tenido en su haber numerosas publicaciones científicas a nivel nacional e internacional. Es Profesora en la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Su afición por la escritura comienza desde la infancia, época en la que plasma en cuentos cortos y relatos su imaginación. En la adolescencia crece su interés por la poesía y de adulta, encuentra inspiración en los haikus, género poético de origen japonés. Paralelamente a su labor científ ... read more
Latest book: La Niña Que Con Su Canto Se Hizo Grande

Follow me on Twitter at Vanessa M Knight
Vanessa M. Knight has always enjoyed writing, and once she found romance, she was addicted. She props her laptop in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband, son and menagerie of four-pawed claw-babies (AKA cats and dogs.) That laptop has partnered-in-crime to write contemporary romances with a dash of humor and splash of snark. When she has a few moments to spare, you can find her singing off-key (but she assures everyone it’s still considered singing), reading, kickboxing or killing a few brain cells as she stares at the many sitcoms and dramas available through the Internet and TV.   For more information on Vanessa, including her Internet haunts, contest updates, and details on her upcoming novels, please ... read more
Latest book: What Happens in College...

Follow me on Twitter at  hartfordpolo Luis A Malave

Latest book: Two sides of the game

Follow me on Twitter at  ss_fables Sandy Schaan
Being an avid fantasy lover, in 2015, she finally took the decided step to make her stories available to the public eye. Her stories vary from horror, fantasy, realism and science fiction.
Latest book: Letting Go

Follow me on Twitter at  jasonpaddington Jason Paddington
Jason Paddington is a very romantic, sensual, imaginative man, who lives in the United States. He prefers not to divulge his age or origin, but let it suffice to say that "he is old enough to know better, young enough not to care". He has been writing with great success for many years under several pseudonyms, and in different genres. He enjoys a wide variety of pursuits, including dancing (ballroom and Latin), travel, music, photography, languages, scuba diving, swimming, bicycling, sailing, kayaking, reading, computers, the internet, cooking, and writing. He is fluent in several languages, and is very well educated with several university degrees. Of course, he also likes sex. A lot. Over the years, after ... read more
Latest book: Mona and Sunny

Follow me on Twitter at  TamaraShoemaker Tamara Shoemaker
Tamara Shoemaker lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with her husband, three children, a few jars of Nutella, and a never-empty carafe of coffee. She authored the best-selling Shadows in the Nursery Christian mystery series and Soul Survivor, another Christian mystery. Her fantasy books include the beginning of the Heart of the Dragon trilogy: Kindle the Flame, as well as the upcoming Guardian of the Vale trilogy.
Latest book: Kindle the Flame

Follow me on Twitter at  pamelaobrown Pamela Olivia Brown
Pamela Olivia Brown is an author, photographer, and professional intuitive counselor. She is the author of Love Letters to Ani: a haiku chapbook (2015). Her work has also appeared in Indigo Memoirs, Northeast Holistic Resource, Our Texas, Reverie, Journal of African American History, and In Spite of the Double Drawbacks: African American Women in History and Culture. Pamela’s photography has been exhibited in galleries throughout Texas and New York. Her e-book, Everyone Is Psychic: Everyday Ways to Develop Your Spiritual Abilities is available at her website, She is currently writing a series of children’s books and her forthcoming memoir, Rude Awakening.
Latest book: Love Letters to Ani: a haiku chapbook

Follow me on Twitter at  truth42 Ian Probert
Ian Probert has been scribbling down words ever since he learned to spell the phrase: 'Once upon a time...'. He is the author of Internet Spy, Rope Burns and a bunch of other titles. Internet Spy was a bestseller in the US and made into a TV film. Rope Burns is a book about why books shouldn't be written about boxing. Ian has also written things for a shed load of newspapers and magazines. When Ian was a student he used to write lots of letters to the bank manager. Visit for random thoughts about the universe and the price of tea. Go to to increase traffic to his website, which is apparently very important. Follow him on Twitter on @truth42 if you'v ... read more
Latest book: Johnny Nothing – Free half a book

Follow me on Twitter at  RVRaman_ RV Raman
RV Raman was the head of KPMG’s Consulting Practice and the co-head of their Risk Advisory Services. He was also a Partner with A.T. Kearney and Arthur Andersen. Over a career spanning three decades and four continents, he has advised several banks, financial institutions, regulators, stock exchanges and corporates on matters of strategy, operations and risk management. He currently teaches business strategy at IIM Trichy, mentors young entrepreneurs and advises select clients. He lives in Chennai. Fraudster is his first corporate thriller. He can be reached through his website
Latest book: Fraudster (Sample)

Follow me on Twitter at  simplymhiles Mia Delamy
I am a budding entrepreneur who has a passion to create wonderful books to inspire other people. I started writing in our high school journal and has never stopped since then. I am a loving sister to a special child. My family serves as my inspiration and they fuel my desire to succeed. I wish to be able to have positive influence on other people.
Latest book: I TURN TO YOU: How To Apply Bible Verses To Our Daily Lives

Follow me on Twitter at  scuthbertwriter Steph Cuthbert
Steph was the geek at school who always had her nose stuck in a novel, or was scribbling furiously into a notebook. She wrote a lot of emo poetry in high school and some of it won awards. After school, Steph worked in the insurance industry, then at 26 decided to quit her job and start writing again. While completing an assignment for an online writing course, she was struck with a vision of a time travelling teen called Genesis Guardian, and has been writing about her ever since. The Amulet of Hearts book one in The Genesis Guardian Chronicles is due for release 22 September 2015. When Steph isn’t writing, she can be found fangirling, reading YA, buying rockabilly dresses and drinking T2 tea. She lives w ... read more
Latest book: The Amulet of Hearts

Follow me on Twitter at Archbishop Gloria Grace
Archbishop Gloria Grace is the founder of Elyon House, Inc and Global Apostolic and Prophetic Network (GAPNET).She is called to raise Apostolic and Prophetic leaders, worship warriors and intercessors (the Lord's armies) across the globe for the birthing of the prophetic destiny of nations. It is a call for the rebuilding of the Tabernacle of David for the establishment of the Kingdom and the will of God upon the Earth realm. She also empowers women to arise and build godly homes; raise godly children and fight for the prophetic purpose of their families and their children, thus building the nation. Her passions and compassions for the lost souls keeps her zeal in winning souls for the Kingdom of God burning as ... read more
Latest book: The Heartbeat Of God: Salvation Of Lost Souls

Follow me on Twitter at  kbauthor Kyle Baxter

Latest book: Naked Man Loses His Goose

Follow me on Twitter at  riesgomel Melanie Furlong-Riesgo
Melanie Furlong-Riesgo met her Cuban-born husband of 18 years in Prague. They live in Nova Scotia with their two beautiful children.
Latest book: The Last Honest Man in Havana

Follow me on Twitter at  destinylove069 Destiny Love
Destiny Love is my pen name. I am a woman who loves to write hot and sexy little love stories. My stories may push the envelope a little bit, but what good erotic story doesn't. My work will always have a plot and it will always be sexy, and will make you want to have a mind blowing orgasm, or at least make you think about the last time you had one.
Latest book: Love, Nuts and Glory to Gawd!

Follow me on Twitter at  LivingAfterWLS Kaye Bailey
Kaye Bailey developed the 5 Day Pouch Test in 2007 and is the owner of LivingAfterWLS and the 5 Day Pouch Test websites. Ms. Bailey, a professional research journalist and bariatric RNY (gastric bypass) patient since 1999, brings professional research methodology and personal experience to her publications focused on long-lasting successful weight management after surgery. Concerned about weight regain her bariatric surgeon advised her to “get back to basics”. With that vague advice Ms. Bailey says, “I read thousands of pages and conducted interviews with medical professionals including surgeons, nutritionists, and mental health providers. I collected data from WLS post-ops who honestly and generously sh ... read more
Latest book: Cooking with Kaye Methods to Meals: Protein First Recipes You Will Love

Follow me on Twitter at  PHumphreyAuthor Phyllis A. Humphrey
Phyllis's credits include nineteen published romance novels and several short stories and articles to national magazines. She was an RWA Golden Heart finalist, won the San Diego Book Award, and was a finalist in St. Martin�s Press Malice Domestic Mystery Contest. She has also written a novella in Kindle Worlds series and three novellas about Sherlock Holmes under the name P.J. Humphrey. Phyllis's non-fiction book was published by John Wiley & Sons, she has ghost-written three non-fiction books and had two 30-minute radio plays produced by American Radio Theater. She's listed in Who's Who, a member of Mensa, married, and the mother of three children.
Latest book: Dead in the Water

Follow me on Twitter at  MelissaHarkerRi Melissa Harker Ridenour
Melissa Harker Ridenour is a published children’s book author and freelance writer with a Master’s degree in Education and Library Science. Melissa is an education writer for Demand Media Studios, as well. She has taught children and served as a school librarian for thirty years. Her first book, What Would You Do? A Kid’s Guide to Staying Safe in a World of Strangers was published in May of 2011 by Headline Kids, (a division of Headline Books, Incorporated). It was honored as a National Book Award Finalist USA Book News. In addition, it is a Readers’ Favorite Five Star book. In addition, the book is being recommended by the Child Rescue Melissa's second book, The Bully and the Booger Baby: ... read more
Latest book: Scary Ghosts and Playful Ghosts: Children's Tales of Fright and Delight

Follow me on Twitter at  aristotlebryantcaeleste1994 Aristotle Bryant
I began writing at the age of thirteen. I am a self-published author that has both a facebook and twitter page. Right now the main project I am working on is the Caeleste Series. I have other series in the works and several ideas for off-stories. Feel free to contact me with any questions concerning my work or myself in general.
Latest book: The War of Souls

Follow me on Twitter at  SexchronautSaga Benjamin Gregory

Latest book: SexChronaut: Good Vibrations

Follow me on Twitter at  cutseo Daniel Nytra
The #smallbiz owner's source for ideas of E-mail marketing, SEO, Facebook, Twitter, sales force automation with inspiration for entrepreneurs and #digitalnomad.
Latest book: Marketing plan for Small Businesses

Follow me on Twitter at  susanaauthor Susana Ellis
Susana has always had stories in her head waiting to come out, especially when she learned to read and her imagination began to soar. Voracious reading led to a passion for writing, and her fascination with romance and people of the past landed her firmly in the field of historical romance. A teacher in her former life, Susana lives in Toledo, Ohio in the summer and central Florida in the winter. She is a member of the Central Florida Romance Writers and the Beau Monde chapters of RWA and Maumee Valley Romance Inc.
Latest book: Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem: A Bluestocking Belles Collection

Follow me on Twitter at  @JulieKishore Carol Jackson
I am born, bred and live in Auckland, New Zealand. In real life, just like my books, I am married to an Indian man. My husband and I have been together for more than twenty years. Friends and family urged me to write a book about us, finally I found the time. Julie & Kishore is loosely based on my life, although I have changed too much of the content to call it non-fiction. I have written two books, Julie & Kishore and the sequel, Julie & Kishore – Take Two. I am currently writing a third, Nina’s Art, which involves many of the same characters but is a different story.
Latest book: Julie & Kishore: Take Two

Follow me on Twitter at  swingingonline Going Down Swinging
Going Down Swinging is one of Australia’s longest-running and most respected literary journals: publishing digital as well as print and audio anthologies since 1979 and producing sensational, sold-out live events.
Latest book: Going Down Swinging: Essays, Letters, Reflections

Follow me on Twitter at Swami Aaron
Swami Aaron is a very unconventional writer, spiritual scientist and self taught artist. He is a secular, new age spiritualist who belongs to no worldly religion. He helps people afflicted with problems of stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal tendency, addiction, fear, chronic diseases etc through his spiritual training of as how to realize God i.e. Super-Consciousness, the Infinite Eternal Bliss. Right from his childhood, he was crazy to know about God. Since, he was quite analytical and logical in his approach, so, the established belief of the society about God and religions could not satisfy him. Since the belief of different religions were just the belief, not the realization achieved through search, so, ... read more
Latest book: Ultimate Ecstasy : A Thrilling Journey to Infinite Bliss

Follow me on Twitter at  strongroads Gem Thomas
Gem Thomas enjoys writing stories that entertain and enlighten.
Latest book: Strong Roads: A Spanish-Shipwreck Survivor in Ancient Hawaii

Follow me on Twitter at  kim_d_writes Kim Dickerson
Kim Dickerson is an active mother of three impetuous children. Her husband works out of town. She is a self-proclaimed single married mother. She loves to read Stephen King novels and getting to know other colleagues in the field through various book clubs. She considers herself a “Jack of all trades” and enjoys learning how to do new things. Anything from laying flooring to quilting is in her arsenal of distractions.
Latest book: Dear Sleep: The Light, the Box and the Dog

Follow me on Twitter at  dress_clothing Ylia Callan

Latest book: Fabric Information Guide

Follow me on Twitter at  neophytegod Nathan Croft
Nathan Croft is a self-proclaimed first-world-fantasy-anarchist, lover/writer of contemporary, punk, sometimes morbid, dark, weird, super-happy, and literary fantasy & mythology. Connoisseur of trope subversion and elegant rule dissection. Always good for craft discussion, sushi included preferably. Reads anything resembling “literary fantasy.” Adoration to R. Zelazney, L. Grossman, C. Mieville, T. Pratchett, D. Adams, C. Lewis, U. LeGuinn, and a few Brandons. Husband, father. Nocturnal. Craves actual honest to goodness ball-bearing, adrenaline, die-if-you-fall, “don’t you dare go out without a helmet,” distance times time, kind of speeds. Still has a driver’s license. Retweets, shares, favorite ... read more
Latest book: Homunculus and the Cat

Follow me on Twitter at  AutumnSBooks Autumn Seigel
Autumn Seigel resides in the small town of Wapakoneta, Ohio with her friends and family. When she is not writing her original work, she is either practicing her craft by writing fanfiction or drawing Manga. "ReAwaken" is her first published work and it won the 2012 NaNoWriMo. She hopes you enjoy this fantastic ride she has planned out for you!
Latest book: ReAwaken: A New Earth Novel (Book #1)

Follow me on Twitter at  panickingdildo Kami Marie Funk
I've been told I spend too much time in my head, but what they don't know is that I'm usually just updating the name list I have for my future dogs. I either write intelligent literature or trashy romance, depending on who you ask. I went to college and stuff.
Latest book: Fit the Crown to My Head

Follow me on Twitter at N. X. Roberts
N.X. Roberts was born and raised in the beautiful twin island of Trinidad and Tobago. She is the holder of a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and has been writing all her life. She enjoys writing mysteries, thrillers, and suspense novels, as well as poetry, designed to bring awareness to some human or societal truth. Her favorite types of books are those which educate the reader without their awareness, changing their lives with the power of words. Her books are a mixture of science fiction, suspense, drama, action and humor, and are ideal for anyone who enjoys fast paced plots with numerous of twists and turns. For insight on this thrilling story and more free books, visit her sight at https://nxr ... read more
Latest book: The Rejected - Episode 1 of 9 (Urban Fantasy Dystopian Serial)

Follow me on Twitter at Sharlyn G. Branson
Sharlyn G. Branson is happily married and mother of a lovely boy. She is addicted to coffee and dark chocolate. She believes erotic novels could save a lot of marriages and improve sexual life of many people. Branson reads various genres, but adores erotic romance. She loves to write all kinds of love stories.
Latest book: Limits of Destiny (Volume 3)

Follow me on Twitter at  @LightwoodBooks Sandy Meredith
Sandy Meredith grew up on a farm near the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, then lived in Melbourne and Sydney, and travelled widely in Australia. She worked as waitress and cook, telephone linesman, book editor and political organiser, among other things. Since 2001 she has lived in England, taught legal research skills at Oxford University, and is now publisher at Lightwood Books.
Latest book: A Death In Custody

Follow me on Twitter at  @David8Scott David Scott
David Scott grew up in New Zealand, playing rugby and cricket. After leaving New Zealand in his twenties he has lived in Australia, the United States, Britain, Ireland and Sri Lanka, and travelled widely in Europe and South Asia. He has worked on farms, in factories, on race tracks and in the City of London. As well he has spent periods working full-time as a left-wing activist. As a sports journalist he has covered three Rugby World Cups and All Black tours to Europe. He has reported on Black Cap cricket tours and a one-day world cup tournament in Sri Lanka. He and his wife, Sriya, now live either at their house in the Colombo beach suburb of Mount Lavinia or up on their land near her home village. These days ... read more
Latest book: Return to Rugby Land: An Expatriate in New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup