Alienation Blog Hop Tour 2017

Posted: October 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

Hell Bent

Welcome to the Alienation BLOG HOP TOUR.



Please take your seat and strap yourself in, as we take you on an intergalactic tour. You will be amazed, entertained, and educated. Manoeuvre through the cosmos and be astounded at all you see. Hunt down the hidden words that will get you to your final destination where a one-of- a -kind award awaits one lucky traveller.



You are here to celebrate the release of Alienation, book two of the humorous Sci-Fi series, Starstruck.


Sally Webber’s dream is coming true: Zander is back and taking her out for a night on the town–on a planet hundreds of light years away from Earth.

But when an accident separates her from her alien tour guide, she’s thrown into the seedy underbelly of an insane city where nothing is as it seems. Suddenly lost and desperate to get back home, Sally is willing to do anything to get out, even if it means accepting spontaneous marriage proposals, crashing some fancy parties, or joining what appears to be the space mob.

All she wanted was some decent interstellar pizza, but now it might be the end of the world as evil nanobots and an out of control AI try to take the universe by force, and the only one who can stop them is missing in action. Sally has no choice but to try to stop them herself–if she can stay alive that long.


Pre-order your copy now!



Alienation is the fantastic sequel to the hit sci-fi comedy, Starstruck by S.E.Anderson.

Starstruck and Alienation Add

And now, I’m happy to present a guest post from S.E. Anderson herself, about the reading playlist for Starstruck (which I highly recommend, by the way). As someone who would be quite LOST without some good music to listen to (particularly while reading), myself, this sounds awesome.

Starstruck – Reading Playlist

As for a lot of writers I know, I really like writing to music to get myself in the zone. Sometimes I put on playlists from Youtube (adventure music, scifi music) which really give the writing a good atmosphere. But other times? I like listening to my own playlists. When a song comes on that matches exactly what I’m writing, I get chills, and throw them into a special playlist for later.

This is that special playlist: I boiled it down to 10 specific songs that I feel match Starstruck in an awesome way. Some songs were suggested by an amazing fan, Cora, who pushed me to tie them all together and share them with you. Check it out!

(I do not own the rights to these songs – simply offering up a little playlist suggestion!).

Starstruck Reading Playlist



  1. Raining Paterns – CFCF
  2. Aliens – Coldplay
  3. Different Breeds – London Grammar
  4. Memories – Emmit Fenn
  5. Rumors – Joywave
  6. Now – Grace Mitchell
  7. Don’t Go – Hannah Georgas
  8. Planets – Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton
  9. Of Space and Time – City and Color
  10. Purgatory, I am Near, Let’s Escape – Digital Daggers

blog tour Alienation

Follow this exciting blog tour starting at your first stop UrbanHype101 and if you get lost in cyber space, come back to UrbanHype101 for the tour map.
There’s something new to read see or hear on each of these stops.

Don’t forget to hunt for that special word and if you find ALL of them, send them to and you could win a signed copy of Alienation and a gift pack of unique swag. This contest is open internationally.


14th October J.D.Cunegan


Book 6 is still very much in the works, and I have takeovers coming up. Not sure what all I want to put here, but I have information about a charity raffle/blog hop and a giveaway of my own. The giveaway stuff is at the bottom, but there’s more you could possibly win if you read through the raffle info. Plus, the raffle’s for a really good cause.
Hello, blog hoppers! Welcome to our Back To School Charity Raffle and Blog Hop!
We’ll be hopping this week to support a generous cause! Indie Authors Care and Amanda’s Book Nook

For All Audiences is sponsoring this Charity event, and all proceeds will be going directly to The Internation Rescue Committee, specifically the education department!
We’ll be raffling off an 8” Kindle Fire HD, a $50 Amazon gift card, and an ebook library filled with over thirty books! Raffle winners will be drawn September 6th at 3 PM EST.

For a chance to win any of these prizes, all you have to do is purchase at least one raffle ticket. Of course, your odds of winning do go up exponentially with each ticket you purchase!

Good news for you, raffle tickets are being sold at a discount all week long during the blog hop!

During the blog hop, tickets will be $1 each. After the blog hop, tickets will increase to $3 each.

We also have some bulk discounts.

During the blog hop, you may pay $10 and get 11 tickets, $20 and get 22 tickets, or $50 and get 60 tickets.

After the blog hop, you may pay $15 and get 6 tickets, $30 and get 12 tickets, or $60 and get 25 tickets.

What are we hoping to do with these donations?

We are hoping to raise at least $800. There are many ways we can spend this money. Option one is to spend it to purchase school supplies for 40 children. Option 2 is to use the money to send 14 kids to school for a year. Option 3 is to use it for one donation package each which would amount to sending 3 kids to school for a year, one school supply kit, one teddy bear and creativity kit, pay for one new classroom, pay for school clothes for a child, teaching supplies, and a safe environment.

So, you see, we can change the world together and ensure that these students around the world have all the tools they need to get a quality education in a safe environment with qualified teachers.
Tickets will be sold via Google Form to keep accurate records of all transactions.

NO purchase necessary to participate, though odds of winning are greater when multiple tickets are purchased. If you would like to submit one free entry, please email with the subject “Raffle Mail Entry.”


We hope you’ll click GOING on the event and help us spread the word about this raffle!


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As for this giveaway? Just like this post, and if I get enough entrants, I will choose someone at random to receive a pack of signed Hell Bent character cards! That giveaway will be open until Labor Day, 12AM EST. Bonus entries if you happen to reblog!


Okay, as promised, here is where books 1 and 2 can be found. Now edited to include book 3 and a full Arc 1 set! Book 5: Apparition:, is now available for sale!

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Arc 1 (Books 1-3 in one volume)
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Inktober #14, #15

Posted: October 15, 2017 in Inktober
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So…one of these days, I’ll get back to single-entry posts. But that is NOT THIS DAY!

Day 14 Prompts: Fierce, The Dog (m), The Bad Copper, The Animal Child, The Angel, Selkie


Travis had to rest for now. He’d been roof hopping for about an hour, and his lungs had begun chewing him out for it. He might have been damn-near immortal, but he could still experience exhaustion.


After a while, he felt that he could continue again. He stepped up to a solid copper part of the roof, ready to hop to the next one…only for it to turn out that the copper was weak and gave out underneath 180 pounds of monkey-human hybrid.


He fell from the roof with a screech. Trav had no idea how long a recovery from this sort of fall would take, and had closed his eyes for the impact. However, it was an impact that never came.


Instead, he landed in a pair of leanly muscular arms. Opening one eye, he saw a pair of beating feathered wings, and a familiar face.


“Hey…the hell’s going on?” asked the winged man.


The winged part-dog man, to be precise. His uncle Tsaeb.


“Long, weird, incoherent story,” Travis sighed. “Got a few hours?”


“…What’d you do?”




Tsaeb fixed him with a fierce stare. Travis shrank back a bit with a sheepish grin. And before the conversation could continue, a voice called out.


“EXCUSE ME! SIRS? HAVE YOU SEEN A SEAL SKIN AROUND ANYWHERE?” a woman asked, a somewhat Scottish accent to her voice.


Well, great. Now there was some random selkie hanging around. Could today get any stranger?


Day 15 Prompts: Mysterious, The Mouse (male), The Good Copper, The Leaf Girl, The Dark Angel, Fairy


Gemmy set Ivy down somewhere in a forest, the two looking around. Ivy had to take a moment to regain her focus thanks to their speed.


“Huh…seems they’re already done,” she said. “Now to figure out where the hell we are so we can let them know…”


“Oh, I don’t think you’ll be letting anyone know anything…” said a small voice.


They looked around, soon seeing a mouse on two legs, with almost demonic wings and cold dark eyes, holding a sword about 10 times larger than itself at Ivy’s leg. She raised an eyebrow.


“The hell is this?” she scoffed, before the blade was swiped across her leg. It was sharp enough to slice through her boot, pant leg, and sock, leaving a light scratch across the skin.


Crossing her arms, she stared down at him. “Is this supposed to sca…”


She collapsed right there, suddenly feeling rather weak. “Wha…?”


“They call me the Angel of Venom, sweetheart…and you’ve just trespassed for the last time. Both of you.”


He advanced toward Gemmy, who dodged as quickly as possible. She didn’t want to just leave Ivy there, but she couldn’t bring her along like this, either. So she kept dodging the mouse.


And that was when a blast of copper energy came at him, knocking the mouse into a tree. A figure who seemed to be covered in leafy clothing stepped forward, large fairy wings protruding from her back. Her face was covered with a veil, and she didn’t say a word to either woman.


Instead, she crouched down beside the assassin and wrapped a large leaf around her leg. She would look at it further in a bit. For now, though, her priority was to get her elsewhere.


She picked her up, gesturing for Gemmy to follow.



Inktober #11, #12, #13

Posted: October 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

So, I fell behind again…but I DID manage to finish sketching the pages for book 6, and the inks for those are underway. In the meanwhile…my last 3 Inktober prompts!

Day 11 Prompts: Run, The Cat (male), The Gardener, The Artist, The Goblin Lord, Harpy


Explanations did not go as planned, it seemed. At the moment, Gemmy’s group had been running through the trees, chased by an angry mob of sorts. One of their pursuers was a cat-man with a gardening hoe, demanding that Beast stay with him.


“STAY, fair feline beast, and we shall have kittens together! SO many kittens!”


“NOT INTERESTED!” the assassin called back.


Another member of this mob seemed to be armed with paintbrushes, one of which whizzed right over Yvette’s head.


“Is it just me?!” Yvette asked. “Or does paintbrush-guy look like some low-rent Jareth rip-off?!”


Ivy looked back, Beast pulling her close to keep her from slamming head-first into the tree that was in her path.


“Yeah, ‘Vette, I think you’re right!”


The third of their party was a harpy, shrieking at them from above. It seemed to aim for Gemmy, who was running slowly (for her) to avoid abandoning the others. Yvette threw a shield around the three of them as the harpy swooped in. Good thing she did, too, because said harpy was both strong and vicious enough to rip someone’s head off, and Gemmy was rather fond of her head where it was.


“So, any plans here?!” Ivy asked.


Beast thought about that. “Could keep running. They should wear themselves down, right?”


“So would we!” Yvette shot back. “I say we stand and fight! Ivy, you go with Gemmy. She can rush the two of you out of here and I can contact her when the situation clears and we can regroup. Deal?”


Gemmy nodded, but Ivy looked annoyed.


“Just let me stay and fight with you two,” she said.


“Please, just keep her safe. She can outrun just about any threat, but she’s not a fighter. You, however, are, and it’s easier to keep in touch with you. Now go!”


Before Ivy could argue, Gemmy grabbed a hold of the psychic and took off at a blurring speed. Beast and Yvette soon turned to face their pursuers, rushing to attack.

Day 12 Prompts: Shattered, The Dog (female), The Princess, The Earthmover, The Street King, Kelpie


Travis woke with a groan, rubbing his midsection. He was pretty sure his liver had grown back by now. But now he found himself in unfamiliar territory once more. It looked like a sketchy back alley, but not one that he knew.


He seemed to be alone, as well. Good, that just meant that the psycho foxy-bitch wasn’t there to harvest his organs again. As he stood up and walked to the end of the alley, the ground began to shake. Aw, hell…earthquake? Why was there an earthquake? Did life hate him so much lately?


The ground continued to shake, the street below him beginning to crack and shatter. Through a particularly large crack, he could see a horse-like figure rising from the ground. On its back were a man covered in chunks of asphalt with a crown on his head. Behind him was an anthro Australian Kelpie in a dress.


“Hm…how about this one, dear?” asked the male.


The dog leaned in, before nodding.


“Yes, that one! Let’s bring home that one!”


“Anything for you, princess.”


Travis backed away. “Why would you want me?” he growled, cracking his knuckles.


“For a pet!”


He just laughed…before backing away and running toward the other end of the alley. The kelpie they were riding gave chase, but he had no intention of being caught again. Instead, he ran to a fire escape. Scrambling up that, he rushed to the roof. The kelpie and its riders moved after him, but weren’t able to ascend more than 5 feet from the ground. Travis noticed this and grinned, soon running to jump to the next roof.


He figured that if he could keep up with that, he could find his way home eventually…




But then, his sense of direction was almost as awful as his luck.

Day 13 Prompts: Teeming, The Cat (female), The Gentleman, The Gentleman’s Hat, The Slayer, Grim Reaper


Beast and Yvette had managed to fight off their attackers, and were now looking to regroup with the others. Beast’s kitty tail swished as they walked along, when they encountered a well-dressed man in a tailored suit. He had wooden stakes at his waist, and his hat was teeming with silver. It seemed to ooze out of the brim and the band.


“…I understand one of you is a witch, correct?” he asked.


Yvette tilted her head in confusion. “Who wants to know and why?”


“I’m a witch hunter. And I have come to stake you.”


“That’s how you kill a vampire, not a witch…”


“”Don’t care!”


Beast and Yvette prepared to fight him, when a scythe seemed to split the guy into pieces. Wait, did that scythe have four blades?


And why did the guy holding it look like a white-haired Travis?!


Beast glared with confusion.


“Who the hell are you?”


The white-haired monkey man bowed. “I am Death PA-6. I’m a Grim Reaper. And that man you were facing was a vengeful spirit. “



This is my 3rd attempt to post this. But here’s what I did on Saturday night/much of Sunday. It’s messy as hell, weird as hell, but I’m still happy with it.


Inktober #8, #9, #10

Posted: October 9, 2017 in Uncategorized

So, I did a 24 hour comic this weekend (to be posted sometime soon…after it’s scanned), and fell a bit behind. So here’s the one I missed yesterday, today’s, AND tomorrow’s.

Day 8 Prompts: Crooked, The Shark (male), The Bearded Woman, The Iceberg, The Werewolf Loner, Gumiho


The airship had landed in the middle of the Arctic Ocean. All of those aboard had died. All except for one particular monkey-man. Okay, so he’d died once or twice (reviving each time), but he’d managed to make it to an iceberg, climbing on that for floatation purposes. He figured it wouldn’t be long before frostbite became a factor. He knew he’d likely recover from that, but it’d still be a pain.


He looked at his tail with a frown. Aw, great. It was crooked now. That’d heal in a few hours, probably.


Though he couldn’t quite focus on that right now. He was still freezing. Ugh, why couldn’t he have decided to wear a shirt today? In his defense, he had no idea that any of this would happen.


It was then that Travis noticed something trapped within the iceberg. It looked like a woman…but she had a thick bushy beard. She also seemed to have a tail and the beginnings of a snout. Upon noticing her claws, he assumed that she had to have been a werewolf. Given the thick non-wolfy beard and the fact that she was frozen out here, something told him that she was at best a loner, at worst an exile. In any case, though, she was a freaking wolf-cicle out in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.


As his skin began to take on a bluish tint, he had to wonder…


WAS this one of those things he could recover from? Or worse, what if he couldn’t recover from it but it wouldn’t kill him, thus forcing him to live with frostbite for an indeterminate amount of time?!


So focused on this was he, that he didn’t notice the fin poking out of the water. It belonged to a large shark, which seemed to have a female figure riding its back. He didn’t notice them at all until he heard the woman speaking quickly in Korean.


Jumping, he noticed that she had long silky black hair and nine white fox-like tails. He tilted his head, offering a small wave to her. She responded by sending a few tendrils of magical energy toward the half-monkey, pulling him toward her and the shark.


Not being quite warm enough to argue with her, he let her and the shark take him wherever. Hopefully it’d be somewhere warm, and he could fight if her intentions turned out to be hostile.

Day 9 Prompts: Screech, The Frenchie (male), The Inventor’s Son, The Captain, The Witch, Madre Monte


The search was still on-going. The group had been led out of the prior void, and were now trekking through a dense jungle. The banshee had disappeared for the time being, having told Gemmy that it had business to attend to with the Valkyrie.


Gemmy herself had taken to the trees, jumping from one to the next. It wasn’t often that she got to experience this, and it felt sort of nice. There wasn’t much conversation, which made all of them pause when they heard a voice from not far off.


“No, no, it’s this way!” said a male.


Stepping into view was a humanoid French poodle, who greeted the group almost immediately with a futuristic firearm of some kind. His first action was to fire it at a tree, causing Gemmy to hit the ground with a screech. Beast and Ivy rushed to check on her, while Yvette fired a blast of magical energy at him.


The blast hit his weapon, sending it flying back a ways.


“How DARE you! That was built by my father!”


“And you used it to hurt a friend of mine!”


The witch turned to the others.


“Everything okay?”


“No damage,” said Beast. “Seems to have just been a glorified taser.”


“I see…welp. Explain yourself, Frenchie.”


Before he could, a tall but stout woman with leaves for hair came out of the trees, a bit irate.


“Who decided to interrupt my bath?!” she demanded.


Ooh, boy…how to explain everything, here…

Day 10 Prompts: Gigantic, The White Tiger (male), The Mech (there were only 30 entries on one list, so I made one up), The Red Woman, The Ghost, Unicorn


Travis couldn’t recall passing out. Nor did he recognize where he was. He could see that he was on a tiger-skin rug. It was white, and he hated the fact that it was here and not on the tiger it’d once belonged to.


“Welcome back, Travis Malone,” he heard a woman say. He could see the fox-lady again, clad in a bright red dress. Her eyes also were red. Her tails were a deep red color, as well.


“Um…where the hell am I?” he asked.


She approached him, putting her arms around the half-monkey.


“Is that any way to speak to the woman that’s saved you from freezing to death?”


He had no answer, but more questions. Questions such as what the deal was with that ghost hovering in the corner with the glowing red eyes, or the huge mechanical horse standing right by it. No, wait. Not even a horse. He could see a large horn atop its head.


“…Is that a mechanical unicorn?” he asked.


The gumiho blinked, and then smiled. “Yes. Yes it is. I use him as a means of home security…you like?”


“I…I guess so. Thanks for bringing me somewhere warm, but I’d really like to get home…”


She gripped his arm.


“But you owe me, Travis.”


He shrugged.


“You know my name. That tells me you got to my wallet. Pretty sure you could’ve taken anything you wanted from there.”


A laugh. “No, no. I couldn’t find what I want in some wallet…”


She placed a hand firmly on his torso.


“I need to eat…and I imagine your liver will have quite the unique taste indeed.”


He pulled away from her. “I don’t think so, lady…you are NOT eating my liver today. Not on its own, not anytime after this, not even with fuckin’ fava beans and a nice Chianti, alright?”


“That wasn’t a request,” she said flatly, soon springing into action, forcing her hand into his body, and ripping his liver out by force.


He collapsed to the floor, and was soon out for the time being. He didn’t look forward to when he woke up from this one. But at least growing a new liver probably took less time and hurt a lot less than an arm or a leg.



Inktober #7

Posted: October 7, 2017 in Inktober
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Day 7 Prompts: Shy, The Lizard (male), The Brawler, The Shadow, The Coyote, Valkyrie


With the banshee leading the way, Gemmy and the three assassins had made their way through to an unfamiliar part of the city. Were they even IN the city anymore to begin with?


To be fair, none of them remembered the huge coyote statue in their path. They’d only really noticed it when a huge shadow fell over them. Their surroundings, aside from that, were empty. No visible ground, destination, nothing…just the shadow of the coyote statue, and the statue itself.




Stepping into the void with them, with two lizard men (one on each side) was a woman with long blonde hair, cold blue eyes, and armor. In her hand was a spear.


Gemmy waved shyly at her, while Beast got into a defensive stance, ready for a brawl.


Ivy decided to be the one to speak up. “To be honest? None of us really know where we are, what your domain even is…any of that. But we’re looking around for my boyfriend. Tall-ish, super-long red hair, tail kinda like hers.” She pointed to Gemmy’s tail. “Familiar?”






“How would we get back to our world?” Yvette asked. “Presuming we’re in a different one.”




She edged away from the Valkyrie, cringing.


The coyote statue turned from stone to flesh, bone, and fur, soon starting to run off. They began to follow. Gemmy wondered just what other random meetings would come up today.

Inktober #6

Posted: October 7, 2017 in Inktober
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SUPER late this time. Had a hard time focusing. But part 7 will be very soon.

Day 6 Prompts: Sword, The Leopard Girl, The Machine, The Immigrant, The Vampire, Centaur


Travis looked around the now empty room that he (and that water tank had been kept in. Not intending to sulk or wait for someone to come get him, he hopped out of the tank. Yes, that gorilla-dragon hybrid had threatened him in the event of an escape, but he just wasn’t interested in listening to that bastard. Nor did he intend to argue about it. He was getting the hell out.


As he crept through the airship, he saw a sword on the wall. He grabbed that, just in case he needed to fight.


And that was when he saw them. More members of the crew: one was another cyborg. She was part-leopard and had some sort of machine on wheels instead of legs. With her was a centaur. A pale centaur, at that. With vampiric fangs. Travis backed up, sword at the ready.


“WOAH, hey, careful!” said the machine/leopard girl hybrid. “We’re just trying to find an exit…”


The vampire/centaur said something in full Romanian. Dude clearly wasn’t from around there.


“That’s what I’m looking for, too,” he replied, lowering the sword. “You get picked up for random-ass reasons, too?”


They confirmed that they had. Well, alrighty. It looked like he had some allies in getting out of there, now. The group stalked through the ship, looking for some way off.


Of course, it would also help if they could find some parachutes.


The three kept walking, reaching the end of a hallway. Trav poked around the corner, seeing the captain there. With her were the gorilla/dragon and the dryad. But thankfully, all of their backs were turned to the trio.


The centaur poked Travis’ shoulder, asking for the sword. Thanks to the language barrier, Travis was immensely confused. But then the centaur pointed to the sword and pointed toward the controls.


“…You wanna wreck the controls?”


The centaur nodded.


Travis knew that it wouldn’t be a great idea. He knew he should have said no…


But he handed the sword over anyway.


The centaur rushed at the controls and stabbed them, slicing anyone that got in his way. And once the controls went down, so did the airship.