Category Archives: Vijaya Schartz

American holiday culture – by Vijaya Schartz

Edouard Herriot famously said that culture is what remains when one has forgotten everything. Culture in the French vocabulary of the period meant learning and knowledge, but the saying is also true in today’s extended meaning of the word.   … Continue reading

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ANGEL FIERCE is a winner – by Vijaya Schartz

  I am overjoyed. ANGEL FIERCE just won 1st Place in the ARIZONA LITERARY AWARDS 2019, in the Published Fiction category. Although my books won several awards over the years, this one is meaningful. It’s not a popularity contest, or the … Continue reading

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The ancient Samurai pervades science fiction and Fantasy – by Vijaya Schartz

Not so long ago, I practiced Aikido, a Japanese martial art. I lived in Hawaii at the time, a place of mixed cultures, where part of the population is of Japanese descent. I had a Japanese Sensei, who taught his … Continue reading

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New release, BLACK DRAGON, and a cute Kitty on the cover!

Find the links to purchase this book and my other titles from BWL here What is such a cutie doing on a spaceship? On the cover of a book titled BLACK DRAGON? He is neither black, nor a dragon. Well, there … Continue reading

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ANGEL FIERCE by Vijaya Schartz is out!

There is a planet out in the universe, emitting a strange turquoise glow. A long time ago Azura refused to join the Trade Alliance. The Alliance sent their military fleet to destroy the Azurans, but their powerful supernatural abilities spread … Continue reading

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Writers and their cats

As far as I can remember, I loved cats… and writing. I wrote poetry in first grade, around the same time I brought my first stray home. At the time my father didn’t allow us to have pets, but since … Continue reading

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NEW RELEASE – Angel Mine, Azura Chronicles Book 1

kindle  –  paperback – nook New Realease ANGEL MINE Azura Chronicles Book 1 by Vijaya Schartz What in the frozen hells of Laxxar prompted Fianna to pursue her quarry to this forbidden blue planet? Well, she needs the credits… badly. … Continue reading

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