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Come join us for Twilight Tuesdays w/ me & Janice Ross at 6 pm EST on August 5th Fall Shows is the topic…
Added by Dormaine G on August 4, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Mark Thorpe was diagnosed as being HIV positive, seriously ill he was in a battle for his life that there was no guarantee he would win. But slowly, gradually he fought through and started to put his life back together.
With a new job, a new partner and the disease under control it was…Continue
Added by Brian Stephens on August 3, 2014 at 3:25am — No Comments
After almost a solid month of plotting, characterization, pacing, and creating setting, I finally wrote the last sentence to my new novel before I start the revision process. Feeling elated I sat back in my office desk chair and beamed, enjoying the pleasurable sensations of finishing this stage of the project. Then suddenly, I was stricken with horror. I had written the story to completion. There was nothing more I could say or add to the story. It was done in my mind.
Added by Neil Ostroff on July 30, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
Added by J. D. Holiday on July 24, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments
The real cover for Georgios is still in design, but here is a glimpse of an idea we are working with. And here is a sneak preview of the first chapter. More next week. Enjoy!
The Island of Patmos
Circa Anno Domini…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on July 23, 2014 at 7:02am — No Comments
I’m sure if you’re a reader or author you’ve heard about Amazon’s new prime membership for books. For a monthly fee a reader can now purchase an unlimited amount of ebooks for as long as they remain members. I’ve done a bit of research and here’s what I’ve discovered.
Although Amazon Prime does sound ominous to the author when it comes to royalty payments it actually does have some pretty fantastic perks. For one, an author will no longer see that dreaded return unit in their…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on July 22, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
COMING THIS SUMMER... My new novel 'Rosie Wrinkles and the Wiccan Deity' will be released this Summer through Mirador Publishing.
Here is a brief synopsis-
It is 1910 and Rosie Wrinkles is an orphan.
Shanghaied by a stranger in the dead of night, and delivered to the local Workhouse Rosie arrives with little else but the clothes on her back and a 'memory bottle'.
A stranger bundles her into a sack and sells her…
Added by JANE E HILL on July 18, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The imagination is a funny thing. We fill in the blanks of our understanding with images that comfort or frighten us, as the case may be. In ancient days we filled in the blanks about angels with wings and clouds. After all, we knew through faith that God created a separate race of beings who could move with the speed of thought and were always in the presence of God. So wings and clouds made sense. As our scientific minds have reached further into the outer recesses of our universe so we…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on July 16, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments
Writer’s are transport machines. We put words on the page and transport reader’s minds to other places and times. But at what cost to a writer’s psyche?
A great author once said that being a writer is like having to do homework every day for the rest of your life. There is always something to do; editing, rewriting, better setting details, characterization, etc. Not a day goes by that I don’t spend time working on one of my books or upcoming projects. Tens of thousands of…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on July 15, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Added by J. D. Holiday on July 14, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
I am happy to announce that Neb the Great made Honorable Mention in the 2014Hollywood Book Festival in genre based fiction. This means that every book of The Deliverance Trilogy has won something. ARAM won runner up for an Indie Publishing Contest. Ishtar’s Redemption made…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on July 14, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments
It never fails to amaze me how we have become such an instant society, a society in which entertainment, whether television, movies, or books can be had at the ready with the press of a button almost anywhere in the world and at any time. As a writer, you must have a constant presence in order to stand out among all the clutter.
I have been on vacation for the last few days and have not written any new posts to my groups or made my presence known on the internet. You would…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on July 13, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Jay Dubya's 45th book The Psychic Dimension, Part II (538 pages) is now available in paperback at Barnes and Noble.com and also at Amazon.com. The new work contains 35 novellas and will be on the market in hardcover edition in two weeks. The Psychic Dimension, Part II is also currently existent in Barnes and Noble Nook, in Amazon Kindle and in various Smashwords e-book formats.…Continue
Added by Jay Dubya on July 13, 2014 at 7:41am — No Comments
1) Pickles are nearly a stable around my house which is why my motto for the cucumber patch is “plant ‘em early, pick ‘em quick.” This year my three youngest daughters decided that they wanted to learn the art of pickling and since I had just picked up the pickling packets (say THAT three times fast!) I was already for the adventure. We made over six quart jars which will last us say, three…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on July 11, 2014 at 6:23am — No Comments
Well, another way of saying it, “canning”, might not be so impressive though the reality behind the thought still is. I grew up in the city and when I got my first real view of a farm in mid-summer I was absolutely amazed at the vastness of growing life all around me. I had honestly thought that the world was…Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on July 9, 2014 at 6:36am — No Comments
I’ve been reading a lot of threads and forums lately dealing with the topic of marketing your book. It seems there are a lot of “newbie authors” out there in this relatively virgin explosion of indie publishing and many can’t understand why their book isn’t selling. When asked if they market and promote their books most do say yes, but often complain of the time it takes in a world where we all have limited time.
Well, here’s a hard truth. To be a successful indie author you…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on July 8, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments
Welcome to A.K. Frailey’s Book Review Monday. Here are my first picks. Enjoy!Continue
Added by Ann Frailey on July 7, 2014 at 7:36am — No Comments
Added by J. D. Holiday on July 1, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Thanks to everyone who purchased DROP OUT, the book continues to affect lives. For those of you who don’t know the origins of the story and its message, I thought I’d share a portion of a biography interview I did when the book was published. Then please decide if it is right for you.
I’ve been a thriller, sci-fi writer for more than twenty years and over that span of time my books garnered the attention of numerous literary agents and publishers. In 2005, I signed with a…Continue
Added by Neil Ostroff on June 30, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Please welcome debut children’s author Anita Banks. Anita harbored her secret of writing since she was in junior high school where the desire took seed in a creative writing class. She enjoys journaling, reading, running and traveling, but nothing compares to playing with her grandchildren. She’s here today to talk about her new picture book, …Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on June 30, 2014 at 4:28am — No Comments