Michael Golvach

Biography

SPECIAL NOTE: For all my works, paid or free, leave a review when you finish reading. Bad or good, I appreciate every one greatly!

I am a freelance writer, living in Grayslake, Illinois. I'm an award winning author of several books, screenplays and many short stories.

My latest novels "10-30" and "Home" were released April 1st and March 21st 2019 respectively. Since "10-30" is printed under the Evolved Publishing imprint, you can find that book on their author page for me - https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/michaelgolvach

Responses to both new books have been positive,but (especially with Home) the texts are fairly lengthy, so the reviews are trickling in. Still, I'm glad to have new material out for my fans and even happier that folks are enjoying what they're reading. Nothing makes me happier than knowing I'm making someone else happy. If only for a small part of their lives. I can't describe how good it feels when someone tells me they're excited I have a new release coming out.

I'm currently working on a new book for Evolved Publishing tentatively titled "Dormir". It's about... You'll see ;)

For those of you wondering where I went in 2018, I spent that year (most of the first half) rewriting Bloody Gullets, Missing Pieces and fiX for Kronos Publishing London. In short, I didn't have enough time to put out any new novels without risking producing sub-par work. I did begin both "10-30" and "Home" in the second half of 2018.

My Novel "fiX" was released February 14th of 2017 and is still enjoying good press. Though it didn't win as many awards as its predecessor, Missing Pieces, I'm very proud of this book. I stepped out genre (combined multiple) and wrote what I didn't know I could write (which is always my goal)
****Long Listed (top 30) on BookViral Book of the Year (Best In Genre for its category) 2017***
***Honoree in the Book Excellence Awards 2017***
***Winner of two silvers and a gold in the Global Ebook Awards (Romance, Paranormal and Popular Ficion) 2017***

My Novel "Missing Pieces" was released February 14th of 2016 and is enjoying very good press.
***Winner of the Silver Medal Award in the Global Ebook Awards in Both The "Popular Fiction" and "Romance/Erotica" Categories 2016***
***Winner of the Bronze Medal Award in the Readers Favorite Book Awards in The "Romance-General" Category 2016***
***Short-Listed in the BookViral Book Award 2016 - Top 38 out of over 1000 Entrants***

My collection of short stories entitled "Bloody Gullets" was released June 2016 (It's really hard to get reviews when your book has 20 different stories in it ;)

Smashwords Interview

What motivated you to become an indie author?
I've been writing most of my life. Ever since my first horrible comic book at age 8. I love to write, but lost some steam dealing with regular publishing options. I felt like I was spending all of my time waiting to do what I loved to do. Being an Indie author means I get to "work" as much as I want and release that work on my own schedule. The cons of self-marketing and paying for professional editing/cover design, etc far outweigh the pros of being able to do what I love
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes I do. It was about a professor who woke up and realised someone had removed his hand. He was very upset and the police got involved. There was an awkward sex scene (because I was 8 and I only knew what I watched on cable when my parents were asleep) and the case was never resolved satisfactorily. That's still a work in progress. I imagine it will be that way until I die, because it makes me laugh whenever I read it and I don't want to ruin it by making it good ;)
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Where to find Michael Golvach online


Where to buy in print


Books

Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 267,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Alexis Woods thought she had problems. Until she found that beauty is only six feet deep
fiX
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Happily ever after. The hard way. David Fitz and Juno Conjay quit the drugs, and each other, but life isn't getting any easier. Stuck in cut-rate witness protection with some strange neighbours, things get complicated when David's old boss gets out of jail and comes gunning for him, and the secrets uncovered in his new place of residence seem to be much worse than what he's been running from
Bloody Gullets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
A new collection of dark speculative fiction by author Michael Golvach The stories in this collection don't represent the high-toned surface. They represent the spaces in between. The places where things can get ugly.
Missing Pieces
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,270. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Michael meets Mandi and promptly finds himself falling for her, but Mandi resists reciprocating his feelings because of the scars left on her mind and body by years of horrific abuse at the hands of men who cared nothing for her. But Mandi secretly thirsts for love, happiness and freedom from her life of misery - Which she may never escape
What I Did This Summer by Davey Fitz
Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Summer vacation is a time to relax and enjoy time off from school. But it's not always fun and games. And sometimes it can be a living hell. Free Origin Story from the upcoming novel "fiX" by Michael Golvach - http://mikegolvach.net

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