‘It begins!’

 

Hello everyone,

I have been eagerly waiting for this day for almost a year. Today I get to announce the great news.

Iblīs (book 2 in the Psychs series) is now in the first process of publishing. There are basically four:-
1- Editing and proof reading ; which is being carried now by my new editor in Chicago.
2- Reviews: my publisher, AuthorHouse, will send my book to three major reviewer establishments for pre-release reviews.
3- Designing: already have the great idea for that.
And…
4- THE release.

I am feeling more generous today, so I will share two more items from my agenda…
First: Iblīs is more story driven than Psychs; we met the characters in the first book, now, in addition of introducing new ones, Iblīs will be a big step and the spark to what is to come.
Second: I will share the prologue from the book through this link: Iblīs … It will give you a big hint to why the book is entitled Iblīs (Which is Arabic for Devil)

I am glad I have shared this great news with you all, my fingers are too tingly and eager to share more.

have a lovely weekend.

~ A. H. Amin

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Already did that… can’t keep calm anymore

 

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So wrong in So many levels…

I went to my car to go out and found this on my window shield

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This made no sense what so ever. I laughed at it, not just because of the bad grammar and vocabulary, but also because I was parking in my parking space. Did they legalize marijuana where I am?

Time to extract…

It felt great going back to the series through a spinoff. I wrote once before describing how creating something comes hand in hand with new parental instincts; your art will become your child. My baby was born with the first book of the series, Psychs. Having a 36 pages spinoff from the series is like my baby’s first words. With the second book – Iblis – on the way, who knows. I only hope to avoid the teenage mood swings phase.
Now I am in the process of preparing for my masters degree. Like Bat Man, I have a double life; I am a (… Hmmm what should I start with first… Well you already know I’m a writer) dentist/writer. It should be a hard work to harmonize with both, but since they are linked together through passion, it is not work at all. So at the moment, I’ll do my GPR and I’ll try my best not to extract teeth as much as Possible… Though I must say, I enjoy it 🙂

Have a great weekend everyone.

~ A. H. Amin

‘Psychs 1st’ a spinoff from the ‘Psychs series’

Psychs 1st, by A. H. Amin

Psychs first is a free spinoff from the main ‘Psychs series’, available on Smashwords for Kindle, Nook, Apple ipad, Kobo and many other ebook readers.

You can download from Smashwords through here swlogo to read it later whenever you like to discover through 36 pages the story of Hassan and the eight ghosts. Or you can just scroll down and read it right now.

 

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Meet Rod and Mason…

 

Before releasing a spinoff from a main series, I think we should first learn who will we be spinning with. That is why today I am posting the new guests of honor from the series. Today I introduce Rod and Mason.

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Let us recap for the last time. ‘Psychs 1st’ is a spinoff that tells the story of young Hassan, a guy with eight ghosts connected to him by the tragic event of his birth. He decided to visit the United States in an effort to put closure to the 7 ghosts who are connected to him by visiting their families and give them letters with a fake story of how he got those letters, only to discover that he is there to do more than that.

So without further stalling and teasing, I give you Rod and Mason.

~ Rod

The team’s marksman. He had the acutest senses, his hearing is so strong he can tell how many people are there by just hearing their foot steps. But now, all is left is the knowledge that he carried to Hassan, because after he died and due to his ghostly status, he was deprived from his hearing abilities. He was the person who saved Sara, Hassan’s real mother, while still pregnant with her son.

~ Mason

The team’s medic, and Hassan’s best friend. He was an only child. He helped Hassan through the medical part during his time at Liverpool university. He have always wanted to leave the army and just focus on his medical career, but his crush on Emma made him stay. And now, he is bound to her through Hassan.

 

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I hope you enjoyed meeting all the ghosts. I have after all introduced them during the previous days to help break the ice between you and my new spinoff novel from the ‘Psychs series‘. Feel free to visit my website and to get more involved with my book by reading the reviews or watching the video. Stay tuned for the release of my free book today.

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Meet Chow and Joseph…

Before releasing a spinoff from a main series, I think we should first learn who will we be spinning with. That is why today I am posting the new guests of honor from the series. Today I introduce Chow and Joseph.

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Let us recap before we move forward. ‘Psychs 1st’ is a spin off that tells the story of young Hassan, a guy with eight ghosts connected to him by the tragic event of his birth, he decided to visit the United States in an effort to put closure to the 7 ghosts who are connected to him by visiting their families and give them letters with a fake story of how he got those letters, only to discover that he is there to do more than that, and probably to try and survive.

So without further stalling and teasing, I give you Chow and Joseph.

 

~ Chow

One of the best communication experts at his time. He was too good, he can dissemble and assemble his equipments in pitch darkness. He is also known for his great and unnatural measuring skills, with the ability to give very good calculation of the distances by sight only. He was the first to die, sealing his fate with Hassan’s. He left behind a wife, with a three months old embryo in her womb.

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~ Joseph

The person with the most knowledge of Close Quarter Battle. He is the oldest individual out of the others. He believes that humans are like metals; you need to apply stress in order to strengthen them. Which is why he took it upon himself to teach Hassan the hard way, applying stress and insane physical training to make sure he stays stronger. But after a while, life got in the way and training became a luxury Hassan can’t always have. He left behind a wife and 5 year old twin sons.

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Next time, we will talk more about Rod and Mason, in the mean time, feel free to visit my website and to get more involved with the series.

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Meet Jack and Reed…

 

Before releasing a spinoff from a main series, I think we should first learn who will we be spinning with. That is why today I am posting the new guests of honor from the series. Today I introduce Jack and Reed.

 

Let us recap before we move forward. ‘Psychs 1st’ is a spin off that tells the story of young Hassan, a guy with eight ghosts connected to him by the tragic event of his birth, he decided to visit the United States in an effort to put closure to the 7 ghosts who are connected to him by visiting their families and give them letters with a fake story of how he got those letters, only to discover that he is there to do more than that, and probably to try and survive.

So without further stalling and teasing, I give you Jack and Reed .

 

~ Jack

 

A rebel who is easily drawn to the pleasures of life, which is why in the beginning he was the most resistant to his new spectral state. In peaceful times, he can’t be found, but when things gets hard, he will always be with the others in the front line. When he died, he left behind three daughters, a wife and one girlfriend.

Jack

 

~ Reed

 

The first time he introduced himself and his skill, Hassan swallowed. In his previous life he was an explosives expert. He became Hassan’s main adviser and tutor in that area, helping him fashion military grade equipments from house hold materials, with the help of Steven Chow, the communication expert spirit.

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Meet Sara and Emma…

 

Before releasing a spinoff from a main series I think we should first learn who will we be spinning with? That is why in the coming days I will host guest honors from the series, and since my last post placed me in a good mood, today I will introduce two characters from the ‘Psychs’ series.

‘Psychs 1st’ is a spin off that tells the story of young Hassan, a guy with eight ghosts connected to him by the tragic event of his birth, he decided to visit the United States in an effort to put closure to the 7 ghosts who are connected to him by visiting their families and give them letters with a fake story of how he got those letters, only to discover that he is there to do more than that, and probably to try and survive.

So without further stalling and teasing, here are the first two ghosts, and I think it is only appropriate to start with the one who gave birth to our main character.

~ Sara

 

SaraThe first time they found her she was pregnant and only a click away from her death, right after she had lost her husband and Hassan’s real father. Strangely for everyone and even her own son, she appears as the most ghostly looking spirit of the group because she has wide eyes and looked as if she came out from a Tim Burton movie. She was the first ghost to appear to him and the most to stick around Hassan.

 

~ Emma

EmmaOther than the fact that she is one of the soldiers who found Sara, outside the military life she is a lover of fantasy, she is a Star Wars fan and a very good climber in her previous life, all that was an influence from her father. She is an only child. She was the closest person to Sara when they all died.

I hope you enjoyed meeting Sara and Emma, they would be really pleased to have met you all if they were real, but who knows, maybe they do exist in another world and I dreamed about them.

Will be introducing the rest of the family in the coming days.

 

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New award + a treat

Nominations are one of the things I enjoy in wordpress, they always place me in a good mood. That’s why today I am going to share extra – spoil free – information about my series, since we are a week away from releasing my free spin off short novel online.
But first, I will post my greatest thanks and nominations to those who I am glad they exist on wordpress.
My greatest gratitude for my fellow blogger, Tanseem from South Africa. You made my day.

 

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Here are the rules:


1. Display the award logo on your blog.
2. Link back to the person who nominated you.
3. Nominate others you see as having an impact on your WordPress experience and family. (I didn’t specify any number, just go with those you feel deserve it.)
4. Let your Family members know you have awarded them
5. Post 7 (interesting) things about yourself.


Break the rules and something bad will happen in ten days. 🙂


1- Kelsy Ketch, a writer with an interesting upcoming novel and an avid reader with great thirst for stories.
2- Margaret Alexander, the author of the Apocalypse Exalted series and one of the best supporters of authors world wide. (Here’s my review of her novel on Goodreads)
3- Alexandra, A student on her way through life, she is walking positively and sharing her inspirational bits as she goes along.
4- Indira, her poetry are made from hard words that easily penetrate your soul.
5- Shanon, An author from the age of 16, with a new promising Young Adult novel (Minutes Before Sunset)
6- Paula Acton, Not only she is a fun blogger, but outside wordpress she is one of the kindest human beings, right now she is helping in the Hospice fundraiser, I have sent five signed copies of my book there, I am glad to see them being used in a good cause.
7- Yi Ching Lin: One of my favorite photographers, I enjoy seing the world through her eyes.

I chose the previous bloggers because I have been busy with my novels and I didn’t have enough time to check on the people I follow, only those magnificent 7 made the cut.


Interesting facts about me:-
1- Though I am not overweight, I have a slow metabolism, which is why everything in my fridge is either brown or pink in color (i.e. Diet food is my normal food).
2- My best way in dealing with anger is through jogging.
3- I started the insanity training program, which is so hard you need to be fit before you start it.
4- I always think of my stories, everyone looks at me and ask ‘Is everything alright?’ thinking that maybe I am depressed (I don’t blame them, I am a dentist after all)
5- One of the sports I like to learn is Parkour.
6- I am watching the Muppets at the moment.
7- Later I am going to play at a table tennis family tournament.

Stay tuned for my next post, where you will learn about Two of my characters, Sara and Emma.

Weekends are at the corner, guess what is waiting to surprise you?

I have recently flew on vacation a couple of days ago and as I was checking the bookstores available there I came across this…

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I was really glad even though (Physical bookstores wise and not online stores wise) my novel is only available in two bookstores where I live. Still, I like having my book next to Lee Child and Suzanne Collins
And it has also put me in the mood to announce that the next weekend will be the release of ‘Psych’s first’, a spinoff from my local Bestseller, Psychs, and it will be for free for everyone to read. Starting this week I will be building a launch pad for the next week release by introducing each character and spelling some of the important, spoilers free, details so you can have a better insight of Psychs.
Feel free to connect with my Facebook page and on my Twitter to learn more and get involved with the series. More news and updates to come.

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