Title: To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis
Author: Andra Watkins
Publisher: Word Hermit Press
Genre: Historical fiction/Paranormal/Suspense
Added by Dorothy Thompson on April 20, 2014 at 8:37am — No Comments
This entire self-publishing journey I’ve been on since 2012 has been frustrating, cathartic, satisfying. When I first started, I had no clue what I was doing–I just jumped in and hoped for the best. Now you can take classes and learn the ‘right’ way to do it. I kind of like learning by…Continue
Added by Kimberly Golden Malmgren on April 10, 2014 at 8:07am — No Comments
While networking at AWP in February, I attended a panel titled "What's a PhD in Creative Writing Worth?" Following are answers from four writers with PhDs in Creative Writing from various universities:
Added by Meghan Ward on April 3, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Or, to put it differently, what constitutes truth in creative writing?
I gave this matter some thought after completing a…Continue
As of this writing, I am one month from the publication of my first novel, The Rooms Are Filled. My To Do list grows ever longer, several planned events loom over me like a Most Embarrassing Moment waiting to happen, and I’ve started acting like a hyper version of myself.…Continue
God’s Daughter by Heather Day Gilbert is a must read for historical fiction fans, those interested in Viking lore and culture, or just anyone looking for an emotionally charged and gripping read. It is written from the perspective of a Viking woman named Gudrid sometime around 1000 AD when these fierce warriors were exploring the northern seas. Most of the tale is told from a first person, present…Continue
Added by Tracy Krauss on March 28, 2014 at 8:49pm — No Comments
With Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. constantly available to us, I sometimes wonder if we are missing an opportunity to communicate deeper, important messages. I have decided to kick off my new "Author Fan Letter" series on my blog, www.pamvandykwrites.com with a letter to one of my favorite Southern fiction writers, Lee Smith, because I have more to say than can be said in 140…Continue
Added by Pam Van Dyk on March 25, 2014 at 7:53am — No Comments
Monday Muse reads Billy Coffey's new novel, "The Devil Walks in Mattingly", and interviews the author.
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 24, 2014 at 6:13am — No Comments
When I first launched into the idea of writing a book, it was with the intentions of creating a travel/food journal with recipes gleaned from my interviews with families in both Italy and France. But my life changed with my first interview, an interview…Continue
Excerpt from the first book in my series, due out in May of 2014.
BOOK ONE, DESCENT
PART 1: …
Added by Tiffany Apan on March 14, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Vica Miller on March 6, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
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
Added by Sylvia Sarno on January 30, 2014 at 12:46pm — No Comments
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
Added by Kevin Camp on January 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Annie Proulx provides the Thought for the Day:
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on January 19, 2014 at 11:23am — No Comments
"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