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The Boston Girl: A Lesson in Sympathy

There is something fascinating about hearing someone talk about a historical event that they experienced firsthand. It’s one thing to read about history or to hear a lecture about history; but to look into the eyes of someone who actually experienced a historical event is the closest you can get to traveling back in time.

I will always remember my grandpa telling the story of when he found out that JFK had been assassinated while watching his parents’ black and white TV. And my…

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Added by Bryn Hottman on April 17, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Dry Drunk, Part 4

Part 3 of "Dry Drunk" is posted here. This is Part 4.

A work of fiction

Back in high school, my eccentric, but nevertheless lovable English teacher tried to diagnose me, to explain away why her star pupil had stopped making superlative grades and had plunged downward towards a confusing mediocrity. My problems had become well-known among the faculty,…

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Added by Kevin Camp on April 13, 2015 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Literary Blog Hop #Giveaway Win a Copy of 'Our Endless Numbered Days' & Support a Debut Author

I write reviews about books I think look like they could be an amazing read and Claire Fuller's debut novel Our Endless Numbered Days published in 2015 is a book that I jumped at the chance to read and am offering now in a giveaway.

Here is an extract from my review, which you can read…

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Added by Claire McAlpine on April 7, 2015 at 11:26pm — No Comments

'Heaven's Return' by Rhabi Rites (@playwright42) ~ cover art and design



I've read more than once that it's 'amateur' to use only three or four colors, (primary colors at that) mainly because it's…
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Added by Aidana WillowRaven on March 30, 2015 at 6:12pm — No Comments

To the avid reader

WDA Publishing has several good books now available on Amazon. Go and see for yourself. There is something for every avid reader.

Thanks for all the support. Remember to leave a review when you are done.

#Support #Amazon #Createspace #Buy

SAMSON – Young adult http://amzn.to/1vN9a0y

MANSCAPES – Women’s Fiction http://amzn.to/1Gb2b7R…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on March 30, 2015 at 1:06am — No Comments

'Myth Rider' ~ Cover art and design

Available soon through…
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Added by Aidana WillowRaven on March 28, 2015 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Sweet Sorrow by Wairimu Mwangi

#BookTour and #Interview: Sweet Sorrow by Wairimu Mwangi.

Two Families, Two generations, One tragedy.

#Giveaway A print copy and Beaded cuff could be yours.

Where did the idea come from for this book?

Sweet sorrow is a story that was inspired by the young people living in my community. I was in an all-girls boarding high school and within the four years I was in the school, an average of 15 girls had dropped out school due to teenage pregnancies. Some carried out abortions…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on March 24, 2015 at 11:08am — No Comments

PERSONAL AD

Multi-faceted, passionately aloof woman, lover of foreign accents (or bad…

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Added by Terry Gibson on March 13, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Facts About the Chupacabra

Facts about the Chupacabra by JoAnne Myers

The chupacabra, meaning  "goat-sucker" is a legendary cryptic rumored to inhabit the Caribbean (chiefly Puerto Rico), Central and South America, North America (chiefly Mexico and…

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Added by JoAnne Myers on March 9, 2015 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Just Six More Days...

Many of the young women who work at the Desmond Corporation would love to walk down the aisle at St. Patrick's Cathedral and become Mrs. Andrew Desmond- but will any of them succeed? Find out in six days! 'filters' 3/10!…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on March 5, 2015 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Between the Lines: Cecelia Holland

After a bit of a hiatus, SF in SF reappeared at the exquisite Book Club of California on Sutter Street. I was in the mood to get my SF on, so I went over to listen to the inexhaustible Kim Stanley Robinson, author of 2312 the Red Mars series and Cecelia Holland, an equally…

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Added by Evette Davis on March 2, 2015 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Only 9 More Days...

Andrew's penthouse is only blocks away from the world-famous Dakota apartment building, but the atrocities committed there will rival "Rosemary's Baby"- and you can find out all about it in 9 days when 'filters' makes it's debut!…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on March 2, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Only Ten More Days...

The countdown begins...only 10 more days until 'filters' makes its debut and Andrew and Ashton start their journey...but where will it lead them?…

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Added by Deborah Ailman on March 1, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments

FREE Romance (New Release) -- A Lover for Beth: Part III

This has been one of Inkwell Editorial Publishing's most successful love stories. I hope you enjoy the twists and turns of this third part as much as I enjoyed writing it. This book is free for AMZ Prime Members. Read a free preview at http://dld.bz/d6XsJ. …

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Added by Yuwanda Black on February 14, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The February 2015 Issue of Indiana Voice Journal is "live" on the Website!

Hello! I just wanted to share the newest issue of Indiana Voice Journal with all of you. Feel free to check it out if you get a minute.Thanks, Janine

Here's the link: INDIANA VOICE JOURNAL…

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Added by Janine M. Pickett on February 6, 2015 at 6:52pm — 2 Comments

Between the Lines: Kelli Stanley

I’m excited to present the second author interview in Between the Lines (BTL).  I’m almost a little too excited because my guest is Kelli Stanley, the talented writer behind the Miranda Corbie Mysteries. 

I discovered Kelli after the Wall Street…

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Added by Evette Davis on February 3, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Dry Drunk (An Excerpt)

A work of fiction.

The alcoholics stuck together on the smoking portico. This was the only place smokers could congregate, according to regulations, and it provided a break from the monotony of the ward. Even though it was winter now, everyone stayed bundled up to not miss a single opportunity for a nicotine fix. One man with skin like leather and blotchy places on his face told the story of his first wife.

The next wife I get, he said, is going to weigh…

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Added by Kevin Camp on January 28, 2015 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

The Affair with Mr. X: Part II -- A Suspenseful, Contemporary, Interracial Romance

A free preview can be found at http://dld.bz/d5FCR…

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Added by Yuwanda Black on January 21, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Between the Lines: Mira Grant

Posted from Between the Lines, a new author interview series on my blog at www.evettedavis.com.

New Year’s Resolutions are fraught with peril…can anyone really promise to do something for an entire year? Instead, let’s say I’ve decided to fulfill a long-standing wish to broaden my connections to other writers I admire. And so, voila!  Between the Lines: Interviews with…

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Added by Evette Davis on January 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

[SWP: Behind the Book] The Nightmare of Publication and the Happy Afterlife of Books

NIGHTMARE

Much has been made of the analogy between publishing a novel and giving birth to a child. Having given birth to two children and published three novels, I can say the two things have very little in common. One of the traits they do share is that the pain involved is quickly forgotten, almost…

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Added by Nancy Kricorian on January 17, 2015 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

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