Allan Evans

Interview with the author

I was interviewed by my publisher, Immortal Works. Here’s a taste: What inspired you to write Abnormally Abbey? After writing several adult thrillers, I wanted to write something my kids could read. I decided to name the main character after my daughter Abbey and use several of her friends’ names as well in the book. […]

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My book has arrived!

They have arrived! My box of books has arrived, but they’re not just any books. These are my copies of Abnormally Abbey. It feels amazing to hold the book in my hand It’s been a long road since I started writing the book on Halloween years ago. The process of writing a book doesn’t end […]

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Haunted Yuletide anthology

Now available to order! Get your copy today. There’s a new anthology being published that I’m a part of: Haunted Yuletide. But did you know that telling ghost stories on Christmas was a tradition for hundreds of years? According to the Smithsonian Magazine, “For the last hundred years, Americans have kept ghosts in their place, […]

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Killer Blonde news

I have news! Immortal Works Press—who is publishing Abnormally Abbey—is also publishing my serial killer thriller. Set in Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Killer Blonde follows State Patrol investigator Cade Dawkins as he discovers a grizzly pattern in a series of one-car fatalities. A killer is terrorizing the Twin Cities’ highways and appears to have a thing for […]

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Fear and proofreading

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” — Joseph Campbell My ABNORMALLY ABBEY manuscript has been through several rounds with my editor and was sent to proofreading. This is the last step before layout and design. For some reason, I was nervous about getting the marked up manuscript back. What if […]

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Writing gone wrong

There are moments in life when you’re presented an opportunity. I think some people may ignore these moments, but as a writer I find I cannot resist the temptation to use my writing gift in moments such as these. Case in point: I received an email from the UK (I’m in the Minneapolis area) that […]

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How to edit your way to a better book

Every published author can tell you a simple truth: the magic happens in the editing and rewriting. One of the first steps to publishing Ghost Girl (coming in 2020!), is using the self-edit guide provided by my publisher, Immortal Works. The guide gives some massively helpful tips to make your novel a better book. Here’s […]

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A writer needs to write

Hello. My name is Allan Evans and I am a writer. My short bio: An advertising agency copywriter by day and a writer of fiction novels by night, Allan enjoys telling a good story. Growing up reading thrillers, science fiction and horror novels, he’ll always have a place on his bookshelf for John Sandford, Stephen […]

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