As young, emerging writers, it is vital for us to take chances, putting ourselves out there for the world to see our work. The internet provides potential for us to do so, with online contests, boards, and blogs that connect us with an international community of sayers and doers. On that hopeful note, I entered a tournament-style short story contest called “…Continue
I'm happy to announce that I did it!
My debut novel, Inga's Zigzags, has been beautifully designed, and shall hit the marketplace on May 14, 2014.
The Kindle version has been released on March 1, 2014.Continue
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Here's my roundup of 12 erotic scenes using food for BonAppetit.com, from a femdom feeding to a kinky artichoke to "wilted" spinach, pomegranates, peanut butter and a very special Dove Bar - I thought it would be gauche to include my work, but I've written about hamburgers, French fries and cupcakes, and am working on a story to submit to More Smut for Chocoholics!…
Added by Rachel Kramer Bussel on February 15, 2014 at 8:16am — No Comments
Craft and inspiration are important, but how does one find one’s particular…Continue
All my hard work on Sufficient Ransom is starting to pay off!
"The role of religion in tragic circumstances is given a well-crafted twist in this intriguing thriller."
~ ForeWord Clarion Reviews
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Recently there has been discussion in the media, on twitter and on various blogs about how books written by women are represented with respect to published reviews and the #readwomen2014 campaign launched as a result.
The annual survey carried out by VIDA - The…Continue
Added by Claire McAlpine on January 28, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments
A work of fiction.
Trading sips of a long-necked beer in brown glass, which we passed back and forth between us, Stephanie and I entered the bathroom to change. We set the bottle on top of the closed toilet seat, a surface just flat enough for our purposes. A day of sunbathing, people watching, and mostly meaningless flirtation would eventually culminate in a party that night. We were both giddy and feeling playful.
The two of us were nineteen. Still a year…Continue
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Annie Proulx provides the Thought for the Day:
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"Black hawk day rewind is a book thoroughly researched and the result is a melting pot of hi-tech and science on one hand and suspense, thrills and action driven plot on the other. I really enjoyed reading this book and I fully reccomend it."
-J.Morgan - http://amzn.to/1cwjsHk
"This is a real page-turner. If you like spy…Continue
Added by Baibin Nighthawk on January 16, 2014 at 4:05pm — No Comments
Trespassers is a novel of deep emotion, not only taking an unflinching look at what happens to a family during sexual and verbal abuse but also dealing with its aftermath. Melanie, haunted but determined to exorcise her past, must choose between revenge and forgiveness. The first may destroy her own marriage, but she is not convinced the latter will bring her the peace of mind she so desperately yearns for. Her husband, Julius--a cop, and thus experienced in dealing with crime and…Continue
Happy New Year, everyone! Now that I’m over halfway done with the revisions of my draft, I’m starting to think about some of the smaller nuances in the novel that might need some fine-tuning. One of the biggest issues with my story was that the main character needed a way to stay in touch with her old life after she…Continue
LOS ANGELES, CA (January, 7, 2014) - As college basketball's most exciting and serious time of year [March Madness] approaches, Elmdale Park Brand founder Teko Bernard hopes to encourage young basketball fans to read more for fun with his new book, The Hoop Kid from Elmdale Park.
“Kids devote a lot of their time to sports participation these days, and it can get pretty hectic and serious,” says Teko. “I wrote this book to help fill the need for fun, sports…Continue
Added by Kelsey McBride on January 7, 2014 at 11:14am — No Comments
Discovering that I had a cousin who had been murdered in Paris by a man who was referred to as “the Handsome Devil” was tantalizing. Her murder and the subsequent trial produced screaming front-page news throughout the Western world. That she was murdered before I was born complicated my subsequent research…Continue
I'm so very pleased to announce the publication of my first novel. RUNNING SECRETS is the first of The Alki Trilogy, published by Booktrope here in Seattle. It's available in both e-book and paperback in all the normal places!
Here's the cover and a bit about the story...…Continue
Added by Arleen Williams on January 4, 2014 at 2:58pm — No Comments
One of my favorite ways to celebrate Christmas is to lose myself in a great Christmas short story. No later than December 15 each year, I set aside whatever I’m currently reading and turn all my reading time over to Christmas. Usually new stories have come on the scene, and I try to get copies if I…Continue
Added by Sally Whitney on December 19, 2013 at 3:04pm — No Comments
Terra is a sweet, smart girl, very close to her mom, and not what one might call popular at school. In fact, she’s often a bit bullied at times. She also suffers in silence for the death of her dad years ago.
The action begins soon after Terra’s 12th birthday, when she receives an…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on December 19, 2013 at 3:15am — No Comments
Secrets and Lies is the second installment in the Cassie Scot new adult paranormal mystery series. Though there’s a bit of backstory in this novel, it’s preferable to read the books in order, if only to find out from the beginning who Cassie is, how she got started as a detective and, especially, how her romance with Evan evolved. Also to understand…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on December 10, 2013 at 3:51am — No Comments
Our Book, Black Hawk Day Rewind, is now available in Kindle Edition @ Amazon
Black Hawk Day Rewind, is also available from:…Continue
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