Book Trailers: In 2008 They Were Rare. Now They’re Legion. Oho Ake Books Ahead of the Curve.

In 2008, before I quit my job, and decided to listen to that voice that was in my head (the one that I had encountered on a heroic dose of psilocybin mushrooms) and go back to Lyall Bay to ‘write’, my jam was travelling. I just wanted to see the planet, mingle with cultures that …

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Pablo Wairua, the Indigenous Superhero. The Tip of the Arrow.

In the novel United, Pablo Wairua is the fulcrum that necessitates the epochal shift from an age of darkness, into an age of light, expansion, and knowledge. This young man, born to a Quechua mother, and a Tuhoe Maori father is the greatest Tohunga (an expert skilled in mystical occult knowledge, a healer, and in Pablo’s lineage, a warrior-priest) …

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Morvarid, from the Moon Maldona. The Last of Her Kind.

I have various degrees of affiliation with the characters of the books I write. The experience of being the character, occupying their bodies, mind, and spirit is not a unique experience unto me. Many, if not most writers of novels, short stories are granted this gift when they scribe the narratives of their stories. However, for me, this experience …

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