Morley Ashland

Biography

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in a small village in Portugal.
I always stayed at home searching adventures on T.V., but unfortunately, Portugal is not proficient in playing science fiction stories (but you have plenty of soap-operas).
So I just grabbed a pen and paper and started imagining new and different worlds, and what I would do if I was there.
In time it became natural to imagine and quickly describing them almost as real. From there to place awesome characters and give them a role in your story is a pleasure that few grasp with needed intensity.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
It was a small sci-fi book called "The Lost Ship" and it really turned my imagination on as the story developed into some of the available endings.
I wanted more and... here I am doing it!
How do you approach cover design?
I make the covers myself for two reasons.
I didn’t found a designer with suitable imagination. Nevertheless they all presented me great covers when I asked. They just didn’t fit.
When I see the bookshelf, many designs overlap, with all trying to get your attention one way or the other.
The different one´s will be the chosen, in time.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Morley Ashland online


Videos

Cinematic Version Of The Amarillyan Soundtrack!
The cinematic version of the Amarillyan soundtrack features unbelievable sound landscaping Breathtaking melodies that will light up your delight, songs that will touch your heart while you lose yourself in the immensity of its compositions Features the warm voice of Lara Ausensi, stunning and wonderful Accompanied with the tantalizing voice of premier vocalist Linda Strawberry, a feast to the senses - See more at: http://amarillyan.com

Amarillyan - Episode 1
The episode 1 of the Amarillyan novel Includes all Episode 0 content! After meeting the family in depth, Malkin will take off and gives you an introduction to the City of Suneye! Meet Valeyna, one of MalkinĀ“s closest friends! Meet Aldie Tornington and Brenmonsand at the Avanthyx cargo company! Take a peek at the first argument of MalkinĀ“s obsession in The Gardens of Suneye! 40 Pages of Sci-Fi Awesomeness!

Books

Amarillyan - Light Ravels
Series: Amarillyan, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: American English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An amazing adventure full of exciting space secrets and mysteries Follow Malkin and his friends on their audacity and courage to fearless adventures throughout the universe Watch their lives get a mind-blowing transformation in a controversial journey, off-limits and hidden, concealed beyond the physical frontier

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