Space Time, 2800, Earth
As the Earth shifts on its axis, mankind is caught in a war of survival and time. Imprisoned in this time war,…
Added by Kelsey McBride on November 25, 2014 at 7:01pm — No Comments
“So,” some may ask, “is that you on the book cover?” I shake my head…no. There’s no need to explain that the child adorning the cover of my novel, The Sweetness, was born years before me; and no need to say “but we are related,” and certainly no need to mention…Continue
By the time I figure out how to post this giveaway everywhere it should be posted, it will probably be over, but that is because I am so inept at all things having to do with social media. Luckily, my debut novel, MONTPELIER TOMORROW, has been doing well with readers. I'd love to have you be one of them. Good luck!…Continue
Well... I couldn't find a place for this on my profile, so I'll share my blog with you all here!
Added by Dee Connell on November 6, 2014 at 5:01am — No Comments
October 29, 2014 (Los Angeles, CA) – Oliver Sparrow used his considerable knowledge of events and beliefs in the Peruvian Andes of a thousand years to shape the remarkable and exciting new novel, Dark Sun, Bright Moon. Readers in South America are slamming Dark Sun, Bright Moon because the…Continue
Added by Kelsey McBride on October 29, 2014 at 10:43am — No Comments
I used to be a Birthcenter nurse and work with the nurse-midwives in a major San Diego hospital. Now I write books and design houses. I miss delivering babies with the midwives more than I can say. It’s the most mystical, amazing, rewarding work I’ve ever done. Part of my heart still feels broken, but I’ve found an excellent…Continue
Have you heard this one? A witch and a vampire walk into a bar and have a drink. They fall in love, but are forbidden to have a relationship. A conflict ensues and they spend the next three books trying to overcome prejudice, political malice, and murderous…Continue
Deep POV (Point of View) has been increasing in publishing for the last 20 years or so, and it’s getting more popular every year. Sometimes it’s also called tight or close POV. If…Continue
Added by Jeni Chappelle on September 9, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments
You know how things go in cycles? Well, lately I’ve met quite a few writers who have entered writing contests…and been disappointed with the results. I don’t just mean they didn’t win. In fact at least one of them did win and was still upset! But there were also unpleasant surprises about the process.
Which got me thinking: how do you know if a writing contest is for you? And…Continue
Added by Jeni Chappelle on September 4, 2014 at 11:56am — No Comments
Donna Galanti writes murder and mystery with a dash of steam as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is the author of books 1 and 2 in the paranormal suspense Element Trilogy, A Human Element andA Hidden Element, the short story collection The Dark Inside, and Joshua and The Lightning…Continue
Akashic Books (a terrific indie press out of Brooklyn, NY) just published a new short of mine as part of their web series dedicated to flash fiction. This story is about being 44 and having a first baby... check it out...
"Little Bear's Apgar Score" is now live on Akashic's website, and can be found here:…Continue
Added by Caroline Bock on August 27, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments
Did you let your writing and your characters snooze for the last month or so like I did, instead of taking them along for the summer fun? Guess what? It's time to re-motivate, re-dedicate and re-activate your Write Brain. You might have to re-read what you have written to date, to reacquaint yourself with your story's progress. Don't beat yourself for letting time slide by, A little distance from your story can be a good thing. Make some notes as you read through. Hopefully, you will…Continue
Added by Dawne E. Knobbe on August 11, 2014 at 1:49pm — No Comments
From the multi award-winning, best-selling author of four books, including Here, Home, Hope, a gripping and heart wrenching novel about a young mother who has it all. The only problem is she may be dying.
In her previous works…Continue
Added by Dorothy Thompson on August 1, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments
Donna Galanti writes murder and mystery as well as middle grade adventure fiction. She is an International Thriller Writers Debut Author of the paranormal suspense novel A Human Element, the short story collection The Dark Inside, and the forthcoming Joshua and The Lightning Road.…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on July 30, 2014 at 7:28pm — No Comments
I did not consider myself a writer until I started working for Hedgebrook.
I was an actor who wrote occasionally, a theatre major who had gravitated toward non-profit communications, but not a writer.
When I was introduced to new people, the conversation would often go something like this:…Continue
Added by Katie Woodzick on July 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Added by Robin Leemann Donovan on July 30, 2014 at 2:04pm — No Comments
Few endeavors are as complex, challenging, exciting, terrifying, joyful, exhausting, frustrating, and just plain fun as writing a novel. Few bring as many tears—or as much fulfillment. And very few are as hard. For many new writers, the biggest challenge is getting started. First-time novelists…Continue
C. Susan Nunn is the author of the new book Song of the Earth, which just became available on Amazon, print and Kindle, on July 18. Susan holds an MFA, with a dual concentration in fiction and creative nonfiction, from Antioch University Los Angeles, and is a Certified…Continue
Just Sex Please, Part II, an erotic, interracial romance featuring a 40-something BBW (big, beautiful woman) has just been published. Of the new release, the author says:
I had no intention of writing a sequel when I first wrote this short, erotic romance. But the first one landed in the Top 100 in a couple of categories on Amazon (Divorce / Erotic), so I felt like it hit some kind of nerve. Also, I got emails specifically asking for a sequel. I think the novel hit some…Continue
Added by Yuwanda Black on July 9, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments
Until a few days ago I was in a funk, missing B across the hall and also going through a rough patch with the chapter in my novel. Now B's family have cleared out her apartment, her memorial service has been held, and I am picking up my own life again. And I'm moving ahead with the chapter that was giving me trouble.
It's still the chapter about Mississippi Freedom Summer (1964) and most importantly how the pov character Sophie and her co-workers in the Adult Education Center…Continue