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Talon, Encounter

by on November 26, 2017

The poachers are back – and they are looking for Talon! They are doing everything in their power to capture him, and if they can’t get him alive, will kill him. Determined to get him at all costs ... more


Talon, Connected

by on November 26, 2017

The Talon series, are such an inspiring piece of work indeed. And the stories are great, uplifting and touching, moving and exciting, and I’d unreservedly recommend them for readers of any age, youn ... more


Talon, flight for life

by on November 26, 2017

Will they be safe as they travel? What about the dangerous animals they could encounter? Will Matica see her condors on her trip? It's amazing how you are drawn into the beauty and dangers of the ... more


Talon, on the wing

by on November 26, 2017

This highly entertaining story about a girl with a disability that keeps her trapped in a shorter body of a two-year-old is a treasure to read! Her personality will delight you. The condors are ... more


Review for Talon, come fly with me

by on November 21, 2017

“Talon: Come Fly With Me” by Gigi Sedlmayer (Aurora House) This book is simply brilliant; it’s also simply delightful and delightfully simple as well. I confess I took it up with trepidation. I ... more


A New Writer's Dilemma

by on November 19, 2017

Next year will see my seventieth birthday. Earlier this year I took up writing for the first time in my life. Being an information junky I researched, researched and researched again. The big questio ... more


Robot Depot by Russell F. Moran

by on November 16, 2017

Mike Bateman is a visionary businessman, the creator and CEO of the fabulously successful chain of stores, Robot Depot, a company dedicated to selling robots and Artificial Intelligence machines for a ... more


Win a signed copy of my novel!

by on November 16, 2017

FREE AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF SOME ARE SHADOWS! Enter the giveaway to receive your copy of Some Are Shadows, signed by author David Sayre. I want to hear from you about your favorite fictional detect ... more


Mr. Wysquers by Larry Auerbach

by on November 13, 2017

Pemberton N. Wysquers is a very dignified old English gentleman who own a very old package delivery business that operates on a worldwide scale. Once a year, usually at year end, he leaves the confine ... more


Invasion by Roxanne Bland

by on November 08, 2017

Invasion by Roxane Bland begins as Kurt (vampire Master of Seattle) “fears the very powers that he almost died twice for are weakening.” Meanwhile Parker Berenson (alpha of Seattle’s werewolf pa ... more


Limpin by Bernadette Y. Connor

by on November 07, 2017

Limpin is a well told, very interesting fictional African American family drama. The book opens with this; “The doctor told me James had Alzheimer’s four years ago, and that he would forget thi ... more


New Book published!

by on November 07, 2017

FUTURE WORLD ROCKS! - Series: Carousels of Life This story contains interwoven strands that are brought together as events unfold. It is a space opera with a difference - it is actually set to music, ... more


Russian 'genius child' and Life beyond Earth

by on November 07, 2017

Occasionally, I come across a news article that needs more thought, if only because I've read something that lends it credence. The usual response is a barrage of derision from the reading public, but ... more


IT IS DONE!

by on November 04, 2017

Finally, my editor and I agree my latest book, LEX TALIONIS, is complete and ready to be published. However, unlike my previous efforts, she is eager for my new book to be traditionally published. As ... more


Cinque Terre

by on October 25, 2017

Cinque Terre is on Italian Riviera.It is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.This is my current travelogue which I have published in my blog http://www.ranaruby.in ... more


Mommy, Would You Like a Sandwich by Suzanne McMillen-Fallon

by on October 23, 2017

True Story "There's one thing I know - God exists." At age nineteen, MaryAnne McMillen severed two vital nerves at the base of her skull when she suffered a near fatal fall. This was followed b ... more


The Fountain Of Youth by Steve Shear

by on October 12, 2017

“Two generations of dementia are enough!” Robert Glickman declares in his quest to die with dignity and the likelihood he will be next. To that end, he uses his grandson’s sixth grade quiz b ... more


Great Reviews!

by on October 12, 2017

https://readwatchandthink.wordpress.com/tag/koos-verkaik/ ... more


And... the NEWEST interview!

by on October 12, 2017

https://authorsinterviews.wordpress.com/2017/09/13/here-is-my-interview-with-koos-verkaik/ ... more


Divine Comedy by Sabri Bebawi

by on October 09, 2017

Divine Comedy by Sabri Bebawi is a short, but intense read. The story is a stormy one told by the main character named Alexandre Akpors. Alexander shares with the reader on an intimate level his life ... more


Poetry To Ponder by Dawn Huffaker

by on September 27, 2017

This is a collection of poems about nature, life, and fantasy written by Dawn Huffaker. They are meant to spark the imagination. Relax. Recharge. Here is a poem for you: Meditation Stillness, peac ... more


Buck & Bozo: Two Paranormal Curses (and Blessings!)

by on September 26, 2017

Cats have long been associated with the paranormal. One might first think of them as feline familiars to witches, but that is so not the beginning or end of their story. In Japan, myths say cats turn ... more


Path Of The Traitors (Legends Of Windemere Book 14) by Charles E. Yallowitz

by on September 19, 2017

Hated and distrusted, Queen Trinity must leave the shadows and reach for redemption. With their final battle on the horizon, the champions are faced with a long-lost piece of the prophecy. Unab ... more


Improbable Celebrations by A. Colin Wright

by on September 12, 2017

Three one-act comedies George's Funeral: Everything goes wrong at a funeral, including the appearance of the corpse's ghost. Jennifer's Wedding: Things go awry at a wedding rehearsal with the res ... more


DOMINION FIRST BLOOD BY RICHARD MANN

by on September 07, 2017

Richard Mann grew up in being an avid reader of books, even from an early age he loved the literary giants Tolkien, Michael Moorcock, Frank Herbert and Douglas Adams. (Hint: If you love these authors ... more


The Noble Daughter

by on September 04, 2017

https://untoldfiction.blogspot.com/2017/08/the-noble-daughter.html ... more


A Simple Classroom lesson

by on September 04, 2017

https://untoldfiction.blogspot.com/2017/09/a-simple-classroom-lesson.html ... more


DOMINION FIRST BLOOD BY RICHARD MANN

by on August 29, 2017

Richard Mann grew up in being an avid reader of books, even from an early age he loved the literary giants Tolkien, Michael Moorcock, Frank Herbert and Douglas Adams. (Hint: If you love these authors ... more


Unfathomable Love (Love and Redemption Series Book 2) by Linda Diane Wattley

by on August 29, 2017

“Charge of an Angel,” the first of the “Love and Redemption Series,” continues as Leona Tillard, the survivor of an uncensored childhood love, begins her journey into the heart of “Unfathoma ... more


DOMINION FIRST BLOOD BY RICHARD MANN

by on August 24, 2017

Richard Mann grew up in being an avid reader of books, even from an early age he loved the literary giants Tolkien, Michael Moorcock, Frank Herbert and Douglas Adams. (Hint: If you love these authors ... more


B J

by on August 16, 2017

This poem is a tribute to a calico cat one of my daughters had for a long time. She was one of many cats that have come and gone over the years. Each one in his or her's way has touched a space in o ... more


The 100th Meridian Murders (A CJ Hand Novel Book 5) by C. G. Haberman

by on August 10, 2017

After proving his reputation as the top sharpshooter in the world, Ivan Talcott settles in China. Here, he plans to achieve his goal of becoming a multimillionaire by the age of forty. Suddenly, and w ... more


Goodbye, My Love (Roxanne's Ghost Saga Book 1) - by Maggie Tideswell

by on August 03, 2017

Goodbye, My Love (Roxanne's Ghost Saga Book 1) - by Maggie Tideswell A love that cannot be denied ~ and a love that cannot be. Who will win? It’s only a matter of time. Jessica James needs a n ... more


Hold On: Season 1 (Action Thriller) by Peter Darley

by on July 27, 2017

Amazon # 1 Best Selling Trilogy Corporate secretary, Belinda Reese, finds herself trapped in an inferno when her office building is attacked by apparent terrorists. However, she is rescued by myste ... more


Another Fun Night With the Guild

by on July 24, 2017

As a newbie author, I recently realized how important—and fun!—it was to be a member of the Knoxville Writers Guild and the guild’s Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers’ Group. I can’t believe how much I ... more


Put an OOPART in Your Next Sci-Fi Plot

by on July 23, 2017

Do you know what an OOPART is? Is it some unmentionable alien genitalia ("eew-parts!")? Maybe shorthand for the part that a tuba plays in Bavarian music (oom-pah-pah, oom-pah-pah)? No. OOPART is a ... more


Military Law Enforcement for Crime Writers

by on July 23, 2017

Over the past year, I've assisted four fellow authors with questions about U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement operations. I helped them as best as I could, drawing on my 13 years of active and reserve e ... more


The True Facts Behind the Plot of The Butcher's Bill

by on July 23, 2017

My latest mystery thriller, The Butcher's Bill, will be published June 30. Though a work of fiction, the plot of The Butcher's Bill, like most of my books, is firmly rooted in facts. A sequel to my f ... more


NEW INTERVIEW

by on July 19, 2017

https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/15041750-interview-with-koos-verkaik-author-of-the-dance-of-the-jester ... more


Sonya's Home is Available for Download

by on July 17, 2017

Hello all! I made it. Sonya's Home is now available to download from the Members Only page at StephenBurckhardt.com. If you are already a member, just go to the website, click on the Saloon in th ... more


3 Secrets of Successful YA Suspense Thrillers

by on July 12, 2017

Suspense thrillers are a popular genre that has never quite lost steam over the last few decades, particularly among teen readers who can't get enough of thrilling stories. Young Adult suspense novels ... more


Tombstone Ghost Cowboy by Ruthie L Manier

by on June 27, 2017

Skylar Cummings never dreamed time travel was possible until she finds herself in a room with a gorgeous but calloused cowboy from the Wild Wild West. Researching paranormal activity in Tombstone, Ari ... more


One Night With A Duke: The Duke Series Book Five by Sandra Masters

by on June 25, 2017

Reclusive, cold as ice, the politically powerful Raven, Duke of Ravensmere, denies love after the tragic deaths of his duchess and baby. He is bound by his vow never to allow love to enter his heart a ... more


The Story Behind The Story

by on June 19, 2017

I've been asked how I came up with The Moreva of Astoreth. Well... The Moreva of Astoreth, a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure, has its roots in a game a friend and I played in colle ... more


A Piece of Flash Fiction

by on June 18, 2017

I mentioned in a past blog that I’m a member of the Knoxville Writers Guild and, in particular, of the Guild’s Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers’ Group. We love our “flash fiction" writing experiments, s ... more


Steel, Blood & Fire (Immortal Treachery Book 1) by Allan Batchelder

by on June 16, 2017

On the march, around the campfire, and in the taverns, they tell incredible stories about Tarmun Vykers, the Reaper – how he’s never been cut in battle, how he once defeated hundreds of men by him ... more


The Underground (Second Edition) by Roxanne Bland

by on June 10, 2017

The Underground (Second Edition) by Roxanne Bland is a blend of genres which include science fiction, dark urban fantasy and paranormal romance with an adult theme which includes profanity, violence a ... more


The Witch Within Her by Nick Iuppa

by on June 05, 2017

The Witch Within Her (sequel to Taken By Witches). SEXY, STUNNING, RELENTLESS HORROR A possessed child is caught in a war between witches! Spanning centuries of horror and witchcraft, the po ... more


I love the sea!

by on June 05, 2017

As a man of the sea, I always wanted to share my stories. After I retired as harbormaster on Catalina Island, California, I started my author career. After publishing my memoir, 'Between Two Harbors, ... more


The Journal #51

by on June 05, 2017

The latest Jounral - #51 - has the final instalment of Douglas Dutton's translation of the Hávamál - from the Norse of Jónas Kristjánson and Vésteinn Ólason - while Rob Morgan mourns anew Yevgen ... more


A Berlin Of The Mind by A. Colin Wright

by on June 04, 2017

The novel is set largely during the last days and immediate post-war years of WWII, in the British and Soviet Zones (later German Democratic Republic) of Berlin. Hermine (whose name comes from a novel ... more


Crossing the Chasms of Life: A Little Bit of Heaven and A Lot of Hell

by on June 03, 2017

I am a Caribbean woman with a global perspective on life. This book is based on my life’s trajectory, the hills and troughs that I climbed, and the passion I have for any undertaking. My education, ... more


The Book of Enchantments

by on May 27, 2017

http://untoldfiction.blogspot.in/2017/05/the-book-of-enchantments.html ... more


Free To Be Me: A Book For Teens & Tweens by Tara L. Kay PharmD MBA

by on May 26, 2017

Being a teenager has its ups and downs. Being stuck between childhood and adulthood, it’s hard to know where to fit in. It’s an awkward and insecure time of life. There is the desire for independe ... more


Ritual of the Lost Lamb (Legends of Windemere Book 13) by Charles E. Yallowitz

by on May 23, 2017

Death is a blessing that the Baron is not ready to bestow upon his precious guest. In the aftermath of the Baron's attack, Luke Callindor has disappeared and the only clue is a psychic scream of ag ... more


Ace of Heart: Hart of Darkness Book One, by Violeta M Bagia

by on May 16, 2017

I love a good series. It's so hard to find a good book, and when it's the first of a series I love it even more. Is there anything better than knowing there are more books to look forward to when yo ... more


Other Authors:: Source of Support

by on May 15, 2017

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The Hostel Room

by on May 14, 2017

Read the chilling account of a student's stay at a haunted hostel room. http://untoldfiction.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-hostel-room.html ... more


Behind The Door: A Sizzling, Psychological Suspense (Hidden Motives Book 1) by A. Gavazzoni

by on May 13, 2017

When Lara dies at the hands of a Manhattan lawyer during a sex game, his defense attorney, Carl, hires Simone, a psychiatrist, professor and author of books on sexual behavior to help him buttress his ... more


Surprising Mistakes When Writing Thriller Novels

by on May 11, 2017

When you're a freelance writer and author, you no doubt want to make sure that your thriller novels are enjoyable to read. There are many tricks to writing thriller novels, and many common mistakes as ... more


The Lady and The Pirate (The Wildecoast Saga Book 3) by Bernadette Rowley

by on May 08, 2017

Lady Esta Aranati, burdened by an impoverished estate, has turned her hand to smuggling. She leads a double life, a mask and wig the only shields that protect her reputation. Swashbuckling pirate Sama ... more


Not Just for Women

by on May 01, 2017

Paranormal romance is not just for women. Okay, maybe it’s mostly for women, but not just for woman. Frankly, if I was a dude and wanted a peak into the female psyche, I wouldn’t just read para ... more


One Shot To The Head: A Short Love Story

by on May 01, 2017

Checkout my latest release. Book Synopsis When her longtime boyfriend Tyler decides to take Brie to a high-priced French restaurant for a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day, she naturally assu ... more


Untold Fiction

by on April 27, 2017

http://untoldfiction.blogspot.com/2017/04/the-divine-design.html ... more


Darkside Resurrection

by on April 01, 2017

I write young adult and fantasy. My book is available as an ebook on Amazon.com for the bargain price of $2.99. If you enjoy fantasy and adventure give it a try and let me know what you think! ... more


Charge Of An Angel (After The Storm Publishing Presents) (Love and Redemption Series Book 1) by Linda Diane Wattley

by on March 28, 2017

My name is Leona Tillard and I need your help. You see, I have been spending my whole life trying to know who I am. I was born and raised in Akron, Ohio, and a product of a temporary single-parent hom ... more


Thinking Outside the Box But in a Picture

by on March 28, 2017

As a member of the Knoxville Writers Guild, and in particular of the Guild’s Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers’ Group, I recently joined in on a writing experiment that was downright fun. The idea was that e ... more


Advance Chess: Quiet Reflections Of The Double Set Game by Siafa B. Neal

by on March 24, 2017

Advance Chess- Quiet Reflections of the Double Set Game (D4.2.31) - Book 2, Vol. 5 - by Siafa B. Neal is book seven in his line of professional chess instruction books. Learn Advance Chess from a m ... more


Is My Blog in the Fun Ballpark?

by on February 24, 2017

Hopefully, some of you have checked out a few of my blog posts since I began the blogging adventure just a few months ago. If you haven’t, now would be as good a time as any. I’ll wait . . . N ... more


Just Recompense

by on March 13, 2017

Just thought I would speak my mind on this new report. I know it takes me a good two years to write a book. It takes money to have it edited, a cover made, formatted, and it takes me a huge amount of ... more


Even the Birds Don't Sing

by on March 18, 2017

I walked along the narrow path that twisted and turned through the dense forest. The sun filtered through the trees and the meadow was just ahead. I hummed as I looked at the daisies, blue bells and e ... more


Cheap Fixes—And Tiresome Writing

by on March 12, 2017

The art of writing is actually attempted communication between alien worlds. Let me explain. No two people have the exact same mental “picture” for a word, much less a whole sentence. We are pat ... more


Ginger

by on March 11, 2017

There you were All alone in there Such a pretty little one Looking up hopefully "We would like a visit" "If you please" You were exquisite We were escorted to a little room She brought you int ... more


The Downfall Of Marriage by Else Byskov

by on March 08, 2017

Do you have marital problems? Do you find it difficult to live in harmony in marriage? Have you never married? Do you think there is something wrong with you for being single or divorced? If y ... more


Bad Publishers

by on March 05, 2017

I have recently had a publisher that suddenly closed up. The web page is wiped out. The scuttlebutt indicates that they were being dishonest and aggressive to their employees and to their authors. Thi ... more


New way of reading

by on March 01, 2017

People can now read and download my books all for a pound! Visit my site to find out more: http://carlagodfrey2506.wixsite.com/membership ... more


Commas, commas, commas, and more commas

by on February 23, 2017

Well, you were warned. It’s now time to delve into commas. This little turd of punctuation is probably the most misinterpreted thing in the universe. The reason behind the misinterpretation is th ... more


The Troll Bridge by Larry Auerbach

by on February 20, 2017

In 1935 west Texas, two teenagers -- Duane McCathern and Tony Picano -- decide to go search for a lost treasure of Confederate gold based on an old tale told by a retired Texas Ranger, involving India ... more


Conjunctions and prepositions are our misunderstood friends

by on February 19, 2017

The previous posts, though regarding the art of editing, were geared towards giving you an idea of how storytelling works. This post will discuss a technical aspect of writing; proper sentence structu ... more


If I Were You

by on February 18, 2017

Introducing the cheater and the cheated: Celine is heartbroken, her perfect too-good-to-be-true boyfriend has actually turned out...well...literally too good to be true. So she swears off men for l ... more


Just A Number Sample

by on February 17, 2017

Just A Number: On the morning of Valentine's Day, thirty-six year old divorcee Martin Lewis receives a letter, suddenly, his mind is transported back to the past and memories emerge that he would ... more


Rap up

by on February 16, 2017

It has been over a year since I published my juvenile novel Bess's Magical Garden. At first there were a few sales on Amazon and with Friesen Press but it has now died off. I started selling them at t ... more


How to write a Shakespeare Essay

by on February 16, 2017

The Shakespeare Challenge William Shakespeare is apparently the best, most pervasively considered creator ever, providing the fundamental writing for English classrooms the world over. Shakespeare ... more


What is a prologue and do I need one

by on February 15, 2017

In the last post, we learned a bit about info dumps and how to avoid or correct them, but we also learned about prologues, a way to set up the story. Is such a thing always necessary? A prologue is an ... more


Mythos now available!

by on February 14, 2017

I am so pleased to announce that Mythos, the first installment in The Mer Chronicles, is now available via Amazon and Barnes and Noble among other sites. Beyond Legend, the second book in the series, ... more


New Novel!

by on December 29, 2015

Hello Readers! I'm happy to announce that my new novel is now available! I've been working on it (on and off) for a few years now, and spent the last several months editing, revising, and formattin ... more


The dreaded info dump

by on February 13, 2017

What is an info dump anyway? A story certainly contains a great deal of information. A writer must tell readers all about the world, the people, the technology, the magic, the murder, the mystery, ... more


More Awards in February

by on February 12, 2017

I was delighted to receive more 'Hungry Monster' awards in February: two golds and one silver! The first gold was for Seb Cage Begins His Adventures, as listed on my books pages; the second was for ... more


Less is more

by on February 11, 2017

Less is more? How can less be more? Last I checked, four oranges are less than five, and that means…. Okay, hold on; let’s try it in a writing example: He went to the store. He went to th ... more


Places We Write

by on February 10, 2017

What influences your writing? Does it really matter where you write? It isn't always possible to jet off to a foreign place to write. Your imagination can take you just about anywhere you wish. The r ... more


Showing vs Telling

by on February 09, 2017

Who among us has not heard such a statement? When writing, it’s important to consider showing versus telling. Don’t tell the reader. Show the reader. Show the reader what? What are we talking abou ... more


Avoid weak writing

by on February 08, 2017

The previous post showed numerous problems with seemingly simple sentences, and among those problems were weak writing caused by the word would. It was stated that would is a weak word because it insi ... more


Yippee, I've won something!

by on February 05, 2017

The Hungry Monster Book Award Congratulations! We are proud to present you with our Hungry Monster Book Award. Your book deserves extraordinary praise and The Hungry Monster is proud to acknowled ... more


A single sentence

by on February 04, 2017

Like a word, a single sentence can make or break a book. Books come in all forms; fiction, non-fiction, entertainment, information, third person omniscient, first person narrative, but the structure i ... more


A Word

by on February 03, 2017

Most of the questions I’m personally asked are about specific details regarding the editing process of a novel or story during or after the writing process. Today, I will cover the word. A sin ... more


When I started writing

by on February 01, 2017

I had dabbled in writing off and on after I turned fifty but it wasn't until I was in my sixties when I started to put my heart and soul into learning to write. When I started to take courses I also t ... more


Interview

by on January 30, 2017

CIRCLE OF BOOKS INTERVIEW WITH KOOS VERKAIK: When did you start writing, what moved you to start writing? I started writing at the age of seven. First drawings of animals with a little text, later ... more


5 Things I Learned from Doing a TEDx Talk

by on January 28, 2017

Last year I did a TEDx talk. Being selected to do one was easy. On January 5th, I wrote on my bucket list that I wanted to do a TEDx talk. Near the end of that same month I got an unsolicited email as ... more


Your Money and the Church

by on January 28, 2017

My second book, Kleptomaniac: Who's Really Robbing God Anyway was written so that I could leave a record of my biblical discovery about tithing. When I first started studying the subject tithing and t ... more


Mice Tales: Persevering Possibilities and Succeeding (Volume 1) by Linda Bunker

by on January 24, 2017

An endearing story with life lessons involving a cast a characters made up of a group of mice who persevere through challenges, never sway from their core values and convictions, while achieving a ta ... more


Just another lonely cliff plunge

by on January 22, 2017

The BBC recently serialised NW by the very talented Sadie Smith, and I was interested to read that she can’t bear to keep copies of some of her books in her house. Hallelujah! Sadie and I have s ... more


New Adult 'What If I Go?'

by on January 17, 2017

My debut novel is out with Solstice Publishing now.see https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-If-Go-Polly-White-ebook/dp/B01N6WEPKV/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=14 Blurb- Grace Negrescu is a Rom ... more


Death of a Sculptor in Hue, Shape and Color by M. C. V. Egan

by on January 15, 2017

Although the author has placed this book in the literary, contemporary fiction genre, I would go a step further and also list ‘Death of a Sculptor in Hue, Shape and Color’ by M. C. V. Egan in the ... more


CASTAWAY-Five Steps To Move Toward Your Dream.

by on January 15, 2017

10 Key Elements to a Heartfelt Romance | By Dee Dee M.Scott I write in many genres, but I have to say, other than writing thriller/horror my other favorite genre to write is Romance. I was a r ... more


Just Do It

by on January 04, 2017

So your friends all have e-readers——either a Kindle, Nook, tablet, iPad, what have you——but you can’t imagine reading without the feel of a hard cover or dog-eared paperback in your hands. L ... more


لحن الروح

by on December 22, 2016

كتاب "لحن الروح"من تأليف شربل جورج الغريّب اصدار 2014، كتاب تقدمة الى الله ربي، كتاب كَتَبتهُ روح الشاعر، كل ق ... more


بيروت عبر التاريخ

by on December 22, 2016

كتاب "بيروت عبر التاريخ" تحفة فنية مهداة الى العالم بأجمعه و خاصة الى البيروتيين ليفتخروا بأعظم وارقى مدينة ف ... more


كيف ادرس لانجح

by on December 22, 2016

كتاب "كيف ادرس لأنجح" يعلمك كيف تدرس لتنجح في حياتك المدرسية وحياتك العملية و كيف تستخدم العديد من انواع الذكا ... more


The Spirit Well (Legends of Windemere Book 12) by Charles E. Yallowitz

by on December 12, 2016

Born from the light and darkness, Dariana can no longer avoid her fate. The final corrupted temple stands between the champions and Baron Kernaghan having their great battle. Only one problem: the ... more


Special Time of Year

by on December 07, 2016

I spent the weekend after Thanksgiving putting up my Christmas trees. I love this time of year. And, yes, I’ve been playing Christmas music for the last two months. To celebrate the Christmas Season ... more


Consequences of Falling (A Riverfield Novel) by Glenn Sartori

by on November 16, 2016

Tragedy, murder, and conspiracy push three Riverfield residents down unfamiliar paths… …..a psychologist who takes on an unethical mission; the wife of a detective who inserts herself in a murd ... more


toro

by on November 14, 2016

the life is not sweet and not frustrate. ... more


Sorry. No Blood Suckers.

by on November 13, 2016

It’s only natural that my novel, Curse Me Not, should fall into the genres that I read the most and like the best — paranormal romance and urban fantasy. What’s unnatural, however, is that my no ... more


Little Worlds of Magic by Mary T. Kincaid

by on November 12, 2016

The story about making new friends in a new town. Mason Garcia struggles to find new interests and make friends away from his surfing and his beloved ocean. In a town with no surfing he finds a ... more


Free Websites: Submit Your Books

by on November 10, 2016

Please Submit Your Romance Books At Our New Romance Best Books Website. http://romancebestbooks.com/ ************************ Please Submit Your Young Adult Books At Our New Young Adult Best ... more


The Duke's Magnificent Bastard (The Duke Series Book 4) by Sandra Masters

by on November 10, 2016

After three years in England, Thorn Wick, the duke’s bastard son, perfectly flawed, still fights for acceptance in his father’s world as a renowned Argamak Turk horse trainer. Just when he starts ... more


Are writers insane?

by on November 06, 2016

On a dreary November evening in 2014, I put on a curly orange wig, a hideous 1970’s shirt, matching medallion and I strangled a Dutch prostitute. A few years earlier, I put on a short skirt, very pr ... more


Creating Memorable Characters

by on October 26, 2016

With the incredible success of my new novel, The Man Who Loved Too Much - Book 1: Archipelago, released only two weeks ago but already peaking at #11,496 on Amazon's Fiction/Coming of Age/Fantasy/Zomb ... more


A candid look at a day in the life of a writer.

by on October 25, 2016

With my book, The Man Who Loved Too Much, Book 1: Archipelago __ my sixth novel! __ shooting up the charts due to a fire sale on the ebook version, people often ask me: "John, how do you get inspir ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Neiko's Five Land Adventure (The Neiko Adventure Saga Book 1) by A. K. Taylor

by on October 23, 2016

What if the fate of two worlds were in the hands of one person: you? The childhood secret of a troubled teen warrior is used against her by her enemies. It turns out what Neiko imagined is real, an ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Sometimes Fate Can Be Very Cruel! Book # 9 by Raymond Cook

by on October 05, 2016

Can you remember the emotions you had as a child when your parents made the decision to move out of town, out of-state or out of country? Now put yourself in fourteen year old Missy’s shoes and 4 ye ... more


RWL books

by on October 04, 2016

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Cold Coffee Press Endorses Axe of Iron Novels by J. A. Hunsinger

by on October 03, 2016

Assimilation is the final novel in the Axe of Iron series by J. A. Hunsinger. The author asks that you read or reread the ‘Historical Perspective’ that is located in ‘The Settlers’ which is th ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Our Justice (John Cannon Trilogy Book Three) by John W. Howell

by on September 28, 2016

For all you John Cannon followers ‘Our Justice’ (trilogy book three in the series) is finally here. To refresh your memory, ‘My GRL’ is book one in the series. Like a lot of business men wh ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Bloody Klondike Gold: A Randi Braveheart Mystery Short Story by A. K. Taylor

by on September 27, 2016

Bloody Klondike Gold: A Randi Braveheart Mystery Short Story by A. K. Taylor A summer trip to the Klondike can be deadly... Randi and her friend go to the Mineral Creek mining claim in the Klond ... more


Ryan Bartek & Anomie Press (BIO)

by on September 24, 2016

Ryan Bartek is a writer and musician from The United States, born & raised in Metro Detroit and now living in Portland, Oregon. At 35 years old he is the author of 6 books. He is the head of Anomie P ... more


Anticlimax Leviathan

by on September 24, 2016

First Print Edition ANTICLIMAX LEVIATHAN out 11/15/16 The First Edition of Ryan Bartek’s autobiographical memoir “Anticlimax Leviathan” will be released worldwide on November 15th, 2016. This ... more


Fortress Europe (The Big Shiny Prison Vol II)

by on September 24, 2016

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/15/16 *** First Print “FORTRESS EUROPE” Metal/Punk Travel Book out 3/15 The First Print Edition of underground journalist Ryan Bartek’s heavy metal, punk & rock tra ... more


The Big Shiny Prison (Volume One)

by on September 24, 2016

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2/16/16 *** First Print Edition “THE BIG SHINY PRISON” out 2/16 The First Print Edition of underground journalist Ryan Bartek’s extreme metal & punk rock travel boo ... more


Historical Fiction & Political Correctness

by on September 23, 2016

I belong to a lively online Historical Novels discussion group in which authors engage in lots of discussions ranging from how one researches historical novels to selecting book titles. Most recently ... more


Why I Care What You Think

by on September 21, 2016

I’d like to believe I’m a smart author in that I want to learn from my mistakes. That being said, I’m finding that my most important “teacher" is you, the reader. What you say about what you r ... more


Writer's Hedge

by on August 11, 2016

The following is a flash fiction story based on a prompt at a writers group meeting Saturday a week ago. The prompts were randomly generated around the table, each of us adding a word and then passing ... more


Some People Are Like The Old Prospector's Mule...You Have To Hit 'Em Between The Eyes With A Two-By-Four To Get Their Attention!

by on September 19, 2016

The 2016 Presidential And Congressional Elections Are Rapidly Approaching! For the benefit of new voters and those who find it difficult to assess political candidates: The new publication, Some ... more


Words on a Page

by on September 18, 2016

Back in the days when I was giving college classes in fiction writing a member of my department once began a lecture with the sentence, “There are no characters in fiction, only words.” This is o ... more


A List of My Faults and Transgressions

by on September 18, 2016

(1) Stole candy from the Red & White supermarket (age 4). (2) Bought candy with my Sunday-school money at Merusi’s corner store and hid it under the Streeters’ front porch (primary school). (3) ... more


EIGHT Tips for New Writers

by on September 18, 2016

One of my regular blog readers contacted me a few weeks ago with the question, “Can you teach me to do what you do?” I wasn’t sure what that meant, exactly, so I pressed, “Which thing?” I ... more


Deflategate

by on September 17, 2016

Deflategate (You knew I just had to right?) Have you ever come out to start your car (after a cold night in the driveway) and found one or more low tire pressure indicator lights on? So have I! This ... more


Review: J. A. Cipriano: Jet - My Brother's Keeper

by on September 17, 2016

J. A. Cipriano: Jet-My Brother’s Keeper – a novella J.A. Cipriano’s Jet: My Brother’s Keeper reads like Nikita of Division met Agent Melinda “The Cavalry” May of S.H.I.E.L. D. and the ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Charms of the Feykin (Legends of Windemere Book 11) by Charles E. Yallowitz

by on September 17, 2016

Legends Of Windemere: Book Eleven Charms of the Feykin (Legends of Windemere Book 11) by Charles E. Yallowitz To make a champion fall, one must wound their very soul. Nyx is leading the charg ... more


F*ck Rape Culture

by on August 15, 2016

Penises don’t rape people. People (mostly men) rape people (not only women). Rape is about the physical violation of a person, power over the person. It’s about dominance, punishment, and hum ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses The Mystery Alliance: Evian’s Saga by Taffey Tawanna Champion

by on September 13, 2016

The Mystery Alliance: Evian’s Saga is a short reading experience, originally written as a screen play and converted to an e-book. Packed with a diverse cast of characters, easy to follow dialog a ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Escape From A Territorial Penitentiary by Raymond Cook

by on September 11, 2016

Escape From A Territorial Penitentiary by Raymond Cook is a western tale dated in the early 1900’s. Author Raymond Cook writes with authority in this time period and has a heart for his story and ch ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Escape From Ancient Egypt (The Neiko Adventure Saga Book 2) by A. K. Taylor

by on September 10, 2016

Escape From Ancient Egypt by A. K. Taylor is book two in the Neiko Adventure series. Although penned as a series, each book stands alone with action adventure all its own. ‘Escape From Ancient Egyp ... more


Beneath The Roses price reduction

by on September 02, 2016

To celebrate the upcoming release of my new book, I’ve decided to permanently reduce the price of Beneath the Roses from 1.99 New Price to 0.99 USD. The price reduction will be reflected in all A ... more


Cherishing the Small Moments

by on August 29, 2016

Cherishing the Small Moments When Sabrina was four months old, she had a well-visit that could only be scheduled during my working hours. I had returned to work at the Merchant & Gould, the patent ... more


Do the ingredients to make an Ancient Egyptian style Mummy lurk in the depths of your pantry?

by on August 28, 2016

Your pantry probably contains the same substances used by Ancient Egyptians to make mummies! I’m not suggesting you try this at home, but the main substance used to pack the cleaned organs and body ... more


Nice to meet you!

by on August 26, 2016

Hi, my name is Carol J Donahue, I make my home in So Florida with my husband John who is retired from a successful career as a Jockey. I have worn many hats in my life; Waitress, Hostess, Caterer, ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses The Annie Tillery Mystery Series by Linda Maria Frank

by on August 22, 2016

Good news for all Annie Tillery Mystery Followers. The Mystery Of The Lost Avenger (book 4) is finally here. This book educates young minds using this fictional mystery that involves NCIS investigatin ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Fires Of Hell: The Alchemystic (Book One) by Maureen L. Mills

by on August 19, 2016

Author Maureen L Mills brings to the table her first book in the Alchemystic series. The book opens when Amelia Everley discovers that her captain has been murdered. Descriptive writing balanced wi ... more


Guys, Dresses and White Male Privilege

by on August 13, 2016

Guys. Dresses. Why Not Share the Experience? Netflix is a magic window into the past, the present, and maybe, the future. My most recent binge was Quantum Leap, a show from the 90s with Scott Bakul ... more


A Flash in the Pan

by on August 11, 2016

“Flash Fiction” is a short—sometimes really short—form of storytelling. The number of words required in flash fiction differs from writer to writer, editor to editor, contest to contest, but s ... more


Why Kid’s Books Matter

by on August 09, 2016

Of all the books people read, it’s children’s books that will leave the most lasting impression. This longevity can be attributed to the pleasant associations children have of sitting on their par ... more


This ‘Ain’t’ No Mary Poppins World

by on August 09, 2016

Film Noir: Film Noir (Dark or Black Film) is a term coined by French film critics describing the American pulp fiction crime melodramas of the 1940s and 50s. It’s a cinematic style and genre that re ... more


Reader-Powered Publishing

by on July 25, 2016

Will DRIVEN BY DEATH get published by Kindle Press? And what is this Kindle Scout business? I’m sure many of you have seen Amazon’s new venture, inviting authors to present their new, never- ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Let The Sun Shine In: A Book Of Positive Affirmations For Kids by Tara L. Kay

by on August 01, 2016

From a Grandmother's point of view the book cover and title got my attention right away. The title “Let The Sun Shine In” is above a child’s drawing of two children standing on a green landsc ... more


Featured Author in New Bookstore

by on August 07, 2016

My book coach here in Boise, Idaho started a traveling bookstore she calls a Pop-Up Bookstore because it will pop up in different locations. At each location, she will feature one author and one artis ... more


Roy Dan Baron Potus45

by on August 03, 2016

I have a new #NSP National Service program to disburse backpacks to all Americans the leg up they will need to help all of our #disadvantaged #homeless #veterans #poverty #mentalhealth #parole #repara ... more


Life is Brand New Each Day

by on August 03, 2016

After a night of trying to sleep on to find my mind wants to show me what I forgot to two days ago that I attempted to do but there was a sturdy wall preventing me from remembering. I find myself sta ... more


Ammunition for Life

by on August 01, 2016

There comes a point in every man's life when he has to face the truth, and accept that something is getting out of hand. He has to look himself in the mirror and say, "If you don't do something ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Esteban's Quest by Nick Iuppa and John Pesqueira

by on July 27, 2016

Step aside Indiana Jones. There’s a new adventurer in town. Esteban Dorantes may be a little more reluctant, but he has an even greater sense of destiny than even Dr. Jones. Dorantes is goaded by th ... more


Toltec

by on July 27, 2016

Are you mentally ready to face the harrowing challenges of an exciting and implausible journey? Are you prepared to share in incredible discoveries that possibly threaten our planet and human existenc ... more


Introduction to Mary Martinez

by on July 24, 2016

Hi everyone, I'm new to The Literary Net. Let me introduce myself. Mary Martinez, I have many personalities. Mom, wife, Nana, author, and co-worker. (I'd rather not be a co-worker). I love my family ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Currents Of Sin by Arleen Alleman

by on July 24, 2016

If you care about the intense suffering that goes hand in hand with global human trafficking, challenge your understanding of the problem with Author Arleen Alleman’s newest suspense-filled psycholo ... more


Christmas in July!

by on July 22, 2016

Dear Santa: Normally, I don’t make Christmas wish lists, but this time I have to make an exception. You see, I’m an author, and am always looking for new experiences—grist for my mill, as it we ... more


Rattler Publishing Summer Book Sale

by on July 19, 2016

RATTLER PUBLISHING SUMMER SALE All publications are now on sale at 75% off through July 31st only at Smashwords. Go to the author's page at https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/drattler67 When ... more


The Ten Not So Subtle Signs You Purchased a Bad House

by on July 13, 2016

Okay, you bought a new house on good faith. How can you tell if you purchased a nice home or one that is toxic? Here are the ten subtle signs that your new home might not be a good bargain. 1. You d ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Haiku Dance by Cora J. Ramos

by on July 11, 2016

Even though I am open to all books, I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy a story about a samurai warrior. I was wrong, so let me explain why. It is 968 AD and early spring on Mount Takao, Japan. Torn ... more


Fox News to Undergo Sensitivity Training – Maybe

by on July 11, 2016

Apparently, there’s no truth to the rumors (yet) that #FoxNews Chairman Roger Ailes and Fox News and Friends Co-Host Steve Doocy will undergo sensitivity training as part of a settlement to the law ... more


Earth Will Gain One Extra Second in 2016. Use it Wisely.

by on July 08, 2016

Earth Will Gain One Extra Second in 2016 Due to Earth's rotation, 2016 will gain one extra second. Use it wisely. Here are some suggestions on what you can do with one second: • Exhale – You mig ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Blood Stones: The Haunting of Sunset Canyon by Krista Lynn

by on July 06, 2016

Blood Stones: The Haunting Of Sunset Canyon (Volume 1) by Krista Lynn Deep in the Arizona desert, the love a young woman feels for her mysterious Indian lover grows deeper every year, though her he ... more


Reads like liquid excitement

by on July 04, 2016

Read the Hollywood coverage review on "April was here" Better than fiction. This true story reads like a great novel. Thrilling, heart wrenching, yet humorous look into the life of a young survivor. B ... more


Learn to Sing the Star-Spangled Banner

by on July 04, 2016

Americans love music. Our music is played and sang around the world. So it strikes me as a little strange when I see so many Americans who can’t sing our National Anthem correctly. Every citizen sho ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Still Wilde In Outlaw River (The Outlaw River Wilde Volume 2) by Mike Walters

by on July 03, 2016

Rescued from a desperate situation, Mitch Wilde finds the stakes raised for him, his loved ones, and his small Oregon Town of Outlaw River. Mitch’s wife Mabey is alone and on the run, fighting for h ... more


The making of "The Fall of Shuruppak"

by on July 02, 2016

Making of the Fall of Shuruppak! I have always been fascinated by the Epic of Gilgamesh. The link between the biblical flood and the events in the epic became even more intriguing when the evidenc ... more


Summer Sale!

by on July 02, 2016

A site-wide sale at Smashwords will feature many e-books with 25-75% off regular prices. Sale ends July 31, so hop on over and check it out! (Some books are even FREE) During this month only, 2 ... more


What Makes a #Patriot?

by on July 01, 2016

Flying the flag or waving the flag doesn’t make one a patriot. The same goes for wearing a miniature flag as a lapel pin. A patriot respects the flag but flag waving doesn’t define a patriot. So w ... more


Latest Title

by on June 29, 2016

I claim to NOT have a lot of skills, one being, I am not a blogger. But here is an update on my latest project - Halfway to Creepy. It is a collection of short, bizarre stories that I wrote between th ... more


Are You Still Keeping Your #Fraternity on Your #Resume? You Were Warned.

by on June 29, 2016

Okay, I’ve been warning you. If you haven’t removed your fraternity from your resume, you should do it now. Last chance. There are basically two types of fraternities; those who have done somethin ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses One Last Dance by Ernesto Patino

by on June 26, 2016

Marco Anissi comes out of a comma, days after his car slams into a light pole—the same pole he had crashed into exactly ten years ago, killing his fiancé, Susan. Coincidence? Not to him. Her sp ... more


More #Colleges Offering Free #Tuition

by on June 24, 2016

I just read on my newsfeed (under money) an article by Craig Warga written for #Bloomberg listing 21 colleges with free tuition. Of course, he missed four major schools that offer free tuition. Some o ... more


#FAA Rules for #Drones that Weren’t Considered

by on June 22, 2016

The new FAA rules that govern the use of drones include operators keeping drones in sight at all times, flying drones only in daylight and height and speed restrictions. However, there are several rul ... more


Man Rules

by on June 20, 2016

I didn’t write these and I don’t know the author, but a friend of mine shared them with me and I thought them too good not to share. Enjoy! Man Rules – author unknown. At last a guy has ta ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles (Trilogy Book Two) by Ronald E. Yates

by on June 17, 2016

The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles is the sequel to Finding Billy Battles. I jumped right into this book without reading the first in this trilogy and found it to be a compelling story based on ... more


Father’s Day: Reconciling with Your Father

by on June 16, 2016

I wanted to write something about Father’s Day, but the truth is I don’t have any great memories of my biological father from my childhood. My mother and father divorced when I was six. My mother ... more


June 14 is the Army’s Birthday

by on June 14, 2016

The Army has defended out nation for 241 years. It has changed many times trying to keep up with new doctrine, strategy, tactics and technology. It has fought many wars and battles over the years. Th ... more


The 10 through 20 Things You Should Never, Ever Leave in the Car

by on June 10, 2016

I just read on my newsfeed an article from Reader’s Digest about the 9 Things You Should Never, Ever Leave in the Car. It mentioned medications, electronics, sunscreen, water bottles, handbags, glas ... more


The Hoarding of Hate

by on June 14, 2016

Sometimes shit happens and I feel compelled to “go there,” to speak my mind. And so… To me it seems things have taken a turn in the U.S. that’s unlike anything I’ve seen over the past ha ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses The Angler and The Owl by Viv Drewa

by on June 14, 2016

If you love wild life, especially Owls you will enjoy reading The Angler and The Owl by Viv Drewa. This fast paced, short story, action adventure will keep you on your toes as you travel with Ornitho ... more


How to Respect the Flag

by on June 12, 2016

June 14 is Flag Day. The following was written by Lynn M. Peterson, an Army Retirement Services Program Manager. I thought it worth repeating on flag day. Do you know the proper conduct when the Un ... more


Too Many Sub-plots

by on June 06, 2016

I like to watch TV. However, lately my favorite shows seem to have added so many sub-plots that it’s hard to keep them straight. There’s a sub-plot for each relationship. Here’s an example of a ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Mackinac Triangle by Clint H. Dunshee

by on June 03, 2016

This fictional account is set on Mackinac Island which is located at Lake Huron in Michigan. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are joined through the 5-mile wide, 20-fathom deep, open-water Straits of Mack ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Tribe of the Snow Tiger (Legends of Windemere Book 10) by Charles E. Yallowitz

by on June 03, 2016

For all you loyal fans of the Legends of Windemere series, book ten titled Tribe of the Snow Tiger has just been released. You will find yourself once again drawn into the imagination of the autho ... more


Reflections on Visiting #Colorado

by on June 03, 2016

Last week I went to Colorado Springs to attend my grandson’s high school graduation and my oldest son’s retirement from the Air Force. I have a couple of observations. I never saw a calorically ... more


Reasons 11 Through 20 Why Couples Break Up

by on June 01, 2016

I read with interest an article on my news feed about the top ten reasons couples break up. It was very similar to a previous article on relationships. It mentions these reasons couples break up: no s ... more


Remember The Sacrifice of Our Soldiers Today

by on May 30, 2016

Today is #MemorialDay, a time to remember fallen comrades who died defending freedom. On this day and #VeteransDay, I recall my father, Dale Anderson, who served 35 years in the #Army. He fought in th ... more


The Tyranny of the GPS

by on May 27, 2016

“Okay, Mike. Your new GPS is installed. The best system on the market with voice activation and artificial intelligence. All your addresses are loaded.” “Sounds great, Steve. Is there a manual? ... more


Series Vs Stand Alone Books

by on May 16, 2016

At one of my author meetings, I was asked why I don't write series books using the same character(s). Series are the way to make money in this business - keep readers coming back. I'm not opposed t ... more


“69”-ing: Does It Satisfy?

by on May 25, 2016

On a blog I perused recently, I picked up an interesting tidbit. It’s a practice called “69-ing” and, no, it’s not that 69-ing! With all the books out there on the market these days, hip re ... more


Qualities One Partner Must Have for a Successful Relationship

by on May 23, 2016

Couples fall in love and look for a long term relationship. They’re looking for qualities that make for a good partner. I believe there’re some qualities that at least one partner must possess for ... more


Peter Pan Syndrome

by on May 23, 2016

I woke up late this morning enjoying my extended holiday and opened social media to the whines and moans of many of my high school buddies who now have a number of children and have been deprived of s ... more


Storyteller Series

by on May 22, 2016

I have created a new series about "The Storyteller". A Lost Soul Discovered Who is this mysterious Man and why had he come to Earth? A naked man appears on a highway and he is rescued by an earth ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Alter Ego (The Davenport Decrees Book 1) by Tory Allyn

by on May 22, 2016

Dead bodies are just a fact of life for law enforcement and the FBI, but the body found in the woods in Rockfort, Virginia would make the hair on the back of the neck stand up for the seasoned profess ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Mind Over Murder (A Jake Roberts Novel Book 2) by Cary Allen Stone

by on May 19, 2016

Mind Over Murder is a psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat and your heart pounding as you turn the page. This is the second book in the Jake Roberts murder, mystery, s ... more


Ten Additional Signs You May Be Addicted to Coffee

by on May 16, 2016

I read on my news feed the 7 Signs You’re Drinking Too Much Coffee. The article listed these symptoms: you feel anxious, your stomach hurts, your heart is racing, you have diarrhea, you can’t slee ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Mortimer: Chapter Book For Early Readers by Mary T. Kincaid

by on May 14, 2016

As a Grandmother I can highly recommend Mortimer for ages 4 and up. Mortimer is a mole who is curious about the world him from birth. Even though he tends to break all the rules, his world becomes ... more


Intensive Rehabilitation Therapy for Sylvester Stallone

by on May 13, 2016

You may have heard on ESPN that Sylvester Stallone was detained in Australia and charged with importing HGH. He claims it was only a supplement called Pure Muscle-X. Rumor has it he may undergo “int ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses A Corporation of Angels by James H. Barrett Jr.

by on May 12, 2016

If you ever wondered how angels interact in the physical world, communicate with humans and influence good over evil this fictional account will inspire deep thought and spiritual growth whether you a ... more


How to Write a Great Detective Character for a TV Script

by on May 11, 2016

If you are a crime writer, you probably are a fan of several TV crime series such as Elementary, Chicago PD, Gotham, CSI (any of them), NCIS, Castle, Backstrom, Battle Creek, and The Mysteries of Laur ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses I Miss My Pa The Most by Raymond Cook

by on May 09, 2016

I Miss My Pa The Most by Raymond Cook is a western tale from the late 1890’s. The author writes with sincere passion and authority about the West. Christopher O’Shea, his wife Shannon and eight ... more


How do you do it?

by on May 06, 2016

How do you invent your stories? AHHH! What a terrible question. The answer is, ‘I don’t know.’ True. The same as all novelists I start with a blank sheet of paper – it is unimportant whe ... more


Less than a buck

by on May 06, 2016

I’ve opened a new boutique, a discount emporium of short reads. Come check out the 99¢ Stories. Perfect for when you’re waiting for a plane or train, the doctor is running late, or the work on yo ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses After The Evil (A Jake Roberts Novel Book 1) by Cary Allen Stone

by on May 05, 2016

After The Evil is an extremely well written psychological crime fiction thriller that will not only keep you turning the page, but will lock you into this Jake Roberts series. Author Cary Allen Sto ... more


Of Books and Babies

by on May 05, 2016

When I was a kid if you had asked me what kinds of things I loved I would have said books and babies; after family, God, dogs and Elvis of course. I liked babies so much that I even tried to kidna ... more


We Need a Stupidity Law

by on May 04, 2016

I sympathize with stupid people. Stupidity runs in my family. Some of my best friends are stupid. I’d like to try to help stupid, but it’s not easy. Here are some “stupid” quotes: “Life is ... more


Kingdom Writers Conference- San Diego July 2016

by on May 03, 2016

Registration is NOW LIVE...click here https://citadelchurch.tpsdb.com/OnlineReg/289 If we place our dreams before God and ask Him to bless them then amazing things will happen and most of the time ... more


The Last Chit-Chat

by on May 02, 2016

This not my usual humorous blog, but I think you might enjoy it. The Last Chit–Chat Hello, hon. You look good. New dress? “No, dear. It’s the same old one that I’ve had for ten years, but ... more


Salutations!

by on May 01, 2016

I just discovered the Literary Net webpage and decided to give it a try. I'm a writer living on the beautiful southern Oregon coast. My writing includes a combination of fiction and non-fiction. I'm p ... more


Archaeology of an Egypt adventure thriller fiction writer

by on April 30, 2016

My deeply-embedded interest in ancient Egypt is as mysterious to me as ancient Egypt itself. Where did the inexplicable pull begin? Ancient Egypt did not interest my parents or any other membe ... more


Painting With Light

by on April 30, 2016

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Blog Location

by on April 30, 2016

My blog is at "https://strugglingtothrive.com". ... more


More Subtle Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship

by on April 29, 2016

I read with interest article on my news feed from Reader's Digest, 9 Subtle Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship. The article listed these subtle signs: You're always walking on eggshells You feel ... more


Mother's Day Sale!

by on April 28, 2016

Copies of SOME PEOPLE ARE LIKE THE OLD PROSPECTOR'S MULE...! will be available directly from the author until Mother's Day, May 8, 2016 at the sale price of $15, shipping included! Place orders at jo ... more


Traditional V Indie Publishing

by on April 28, 2016

It was never a consideration for me to go down the traditional route when publishing my book. Ok, that’s not strictly true. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be snapped up by a prestigious publishi ... more


My First Love

by on April 27, 2016

The following is an article I wrote for a local contest. It didn’t win but I thought I would share it anyway. My First Love My first memory of my local library was of its immensity; books neatly a ... more


Effervescence of writing

by on April 21, 2016

If you are asking yourselves what motivates me to jump out of bed in the morning, the answer lies in my passion for writing. I have a passion for words and I love sharing content with my readers. Very ... more


The Search of Happiness

by on April 21, 2016

Gay Star News recently reported that according to a recent survey by Kings College London, gay men are one and a half times more likely to suffer with depression than straight men. Suicide rates amo ... more


Why On Earth Knoxville?

by on April 20, 2016

Why did I pick Knoxville, Tennessee, as the setting for my debut novel, Curse Me Not? Easy. The town is big enough to have everything from an opera company to a paint ball club, yet it’s small enoug ... more


The Healing Power of Writing

by on April 19, 2016

This is the first time I have written a blog and to be honest I spent quite some time thinking about what I should write about. Why would anyone want to listen to me I kept thinking?! But I guess that ... more


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by on April 18, 2016

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My Experience with a Kindle Scout Campaign

by on April 17, 2016

(Original post -- https://charisskwalkerauthor.wordpress.com/2016/03/19/my-adventure-with-kindle-scout/) My Adventure with Kindle Scout is ongoing. Scroll to see all 30 days for a complete picture of ... more


Historical Fiction - its just a story!!

by on April 17, 2016

I write historical fiction set in some instances during the years of the Napoleonic Wars. This is a period of history with many followers who have an obsessive almost encyclopaedic knowledge of the su ... more


Those Writing Contests

by on April 16, 2016

I've had a great few months with contests. At first, I wasn't convinced that entering my novel into the several contests my publicist recommended would be helpful. I thought they'd be too costly fo ... more


Stevie's first author signing event!

by on April 16, 2016

This will be my first author signing event, which is hosted by Scarlett Enterprises. I will be joining 45 other authors, and this is going to be an annual event. When: Saturday, 13 August 2016 f ... more


Why I Wrote, Did You Know About Bible History?

by on April 16, 2016

I recently published a new book entitled, Did You Know About Bible History? which delves into the history of the Bible. Not its doctrines, but its history from the very beginning. Why did I write i ... more


Living in Vietnam

by on April 15, 2016

I've lived, and worked, in Vietnam for nearly twenty years and got to know the local people fairly well, but some things still amaze me. In particular family and social things. I married a widow 18 ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses Her Man In Havana by Fran Connor

by on April 14, 2016

Cold Coffee Press Endorses Her Man In Havana by Fran Connor Book Description: If you love action, adventure and thrillers that also make you smile, this is the one for you. When Harry arrives in ... more


The Cost of Compromise

by on April 12, 2016

I’ve noticed something in a number of churches, both those I’ve attended for varying lengths of time over the years and those I’ve only read or heard about: They employ a wide range of means to ... more


Dennis Hasbert in Intensive Rehabilitation Therapy

by on April 11, 2016

According to the Chicago AP, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the victim of his sex-abuse. He still hasn’t been sentenced. Rumor has it he may also undergo ... more


Curse of Koris Giveaway

by on April 11, 2016

A Spring 2016 GIVEAWAY -Curse of Koris A Spring 2016 GIVEAWAY of my latest science fiction novel, Curse of Koris, part of the Furlites of Aroriel series. Simply stop by and drop me a comment for a ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses ‘milijun’ by Clayton Graham

by on April 10, 2016

It is Australia in 2179. On a moonlit Nullarbor night, Laura Sinclair and son, Jason, witness aliens descend to Earth. The extraterrestrials endeavour to form a symbiotic relationship with humankin ... more


My inspiration for writing

by on April 10, 2016

My work has taken me all over the world, and I have been able to work and live for long periods of time in some remote and regrettably dangerous areas. Let’s rephrase that. The war or rebellion st ... more


Distractions

by on April 09, 2016

I have many distractions to keep me from writing and rewriting. My daughter advises me that there’s no hurry to finish my third book. But I feel uneasy when I let too much time go by before I tackl ... more


What's In An Author Media Kit?

by on April 09, 2016

What is an author media kit? It’s a variety of promoting tools you probably already have written and use anytime you need to market your books on sites. A media kit is all of the important tools all ... more


Western Horror Giveaway

by on April 09, 2016

April 26th marks the fourth year anniversary release of my Western Horror, A Bloody Bloody Mess in the Wild Wild West. To honor this occasion I am doing some giveaways and contests throughout the mont ... more


Novel of Short Story: How Do You Decide?

by on April 09, 2016

Do you ever come up with a great idea for a story that you just can’t wait to get started on? Chances are the answer to this is yes. The more enlightening question is how do you decide if a story be ... more


Cold Coffee Press Endorses The Keepers of Time by Russell F. Moran

by on April 09, 2016

The Keepers of Time: Book Five In The Time Magnet Series by Russell F. Moran Admiral Ashley Patterson and her husband Jack have done it again. They’ve traveled through time, 200 years into the fu ... more


Free Book Promotion

by on April 09, 2016

Cold Coffee Cafe offers free book promotion to all authors. http://coldcoffeecafe.com/ ... more


It Takes Two Babe...

by on March 28, 2016

Anyone else working with a co-writer? I initially wrote three novels before being asked to compete a semi-autobiographical account of a police officer's life shortly after he died suddenly. This was a ... more


New Website Entries

by on March 27, 2016

New update for www.beaninformedvoter.com, March 27/2016. Chapter 3 excerpt from "The Old Prospector's Mule" plus Be An Informed Voter weekly newsletters, March 20 and March 21. The 2016 presidentia ... more


Be An Informed Voter!

by on March 23, 2016

New information is available from the political opinion book, "Some People Are Like The Old Prospector's Mule...You Have To Hit 'Em Between The Eyes With A Two-By-Four To Get Their Attention!" Access ... more


Travelman

by on March 20, 2016

Have you ever tested the limits of your imagination? Where does your imagination begin and where does it end? Read "Travelman" and test the limits of your imagination. Travel Man is an ordinary man ... more


Thought Monkey

by on March 20, 2016

I was always fascinated with the idea which I heard growing up that our ideas are like monkeys. If we do not hold on to good ideas, they just swing away into the trees like monkeys. Later I read about ... more


Ghostly Attachment Issues

by on March 14, 2016

I have a shiny bike. It’s pink with a little white wicker basket. I call it the grandma bike. So no, I’m not a cycling enthusiast. You won’t see me hunched over the handlebars wearing slick shor ... more


Stephen King and I

by on March 09, 2016

Stephen King is my friend. He just doesn’t know it. Let’s face it, he just doesn’t know me. But he saved me, nonetheless. I grew up in the housing projects. Enough said, right? Want a dream kill ... more


Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing: Annotated

by on March 08, 2016

Every so often I find it useful to take a look at the late Elmore Leonard’s 10 Rules of Writing. It is sage advice from a master. Every writer should read these rules and remember them. I’m doi ... more


Shameful Black Social Issue

by on March 08, 2016

"Who Is Clarence Mckinsey?" (Readers Favorite 5 star reviews; available at www.whoisclarencemckinsey.com) is an effort to identify the inescapable horrors confronting the imprisoned segment of our bla ... more


South City Mosaic: Life On Alaska by Glenn Sartori

by March 07, 2016

Sit back in your favorite chair and revisit my early years with me. I have been a lifelong resident of St. Louis and grew up in the South City on a street called Alaska. My grade school adventures wil ... more


Some Thoughts on Writing

by on March 07, 2016

I have been writing, in one form or another, for most of my life. I learned the techniques and skills of writing by toiling for almost 30 years in the relentless and stressful world of journalism. ... more


Introduction

by on March 06, 2016

Howdy, As a way of introduction, I would like to say I'm proud to be an Old-West historian, a western writer and a born storyteller. My publishing background includes: three non-fiction books on ... more


Home Alone, or am I?

by on March 06, 2016

When my husband goes on a business trip and I’m usually all alone in a big and old house. It’s been around for more than a century and I suspect folks have died in it. That’s my suspicion and I ... more


Don’t Write the Obit for Newspapers Yet

by on February 25, 2016

When I began my career in journalism, it was with newspapers. First, there was the University Daily Kansan, the student newspaper at the University of Kansas, where I toiled as a reporter, then Sport ... more


New Release

by on February 20, 2016

We at Rattler Publication are excited about the release of Certosnia The Season of Tribulations. The 752 page turning is a rollercoaster ride of emotions is Book III of the Season Series. The work is ... more


A Preter What?

by on February 18, 2016

When I wrote my novel, Curse Me Not, what I didn’t count on was how I would see myself after the writing was done. The paranormal twist I use in Curse Me Not is one that speaks to auras and curs ... more


Scoop: A Classic Novel About Foreign Correspondents

by on February 13, 2016

If you have never read Evelyn Waugh’s wonderful satire of British journalism entitled “Scoop,” get thee to Amazon or to a bookstore and buy the book. You won’t be disappointed. “Scoop” ... more


The Wages of Writing: Income for Writers Dropping

by on February 08, 2016

One of the great misconceptions the public has about authors is that once you publish a book you are invariably sprinting toward that heady world of six, seven, and perhaps even eight-figure incomes. ... more


What’s Behind the Hand

by on February 07, 2016

The “Khamsa hand” motif was an apt element to feature in Curse Me Not, my novel about a woman who can see people’s auras and clean revenge curses from those auras. After all, the motif has been ... more


A Very Short History of Spies and Spying during the American Revolution

by on February 06, 2016

http://bwlauthors.blogspot.com/2016/01/a-very-short-history-of-spies-and.html As one of the world’s oldest occupations, espionage in one form or another has been around for as long as men have c ... more


Some Thoughts on the Art and Craft of Writing

by on February 06, 2016

By Ronald E. Yates I was interviewed recently about the art and craft of writing in general and writing in the historical fiction genre in particular. As a journalist for some thirty years I int ... more


The Properly Equipped War Correspondent, ca. 1905

by on February 06, 2016

February 6, 2016 by Ronald E. Yates davis2 Having just finished the second book in my Finding Billy Battles trilogy, which ends between 1905 and 1910, I find myself still deeply immersed in the li ... more


Dealing with Negative Criticism

by on February 06, 2016

Recently, I joined a “local” science fiction book club—a 100-mile round trip from my house—because I wanted to take the pulse of my audience for my self-published novel, Mindclone. The first m ... more


Social Media Checklist

by on February 06, 2016

Have you been ignoring social media? Think you don’t have time for it? Or that ‘readers will come if my book is in stores’? Do all the different forms of social media seem overwhelming? I sa ... more


take your time to publish

by on January 27, 2016

Dear fellow writers. We all want to publish (main stream or self) and get our books out there. BUT please take your time...let your book simmer alone for a few months. Put it in the "drawer" and star ... more


Talking About Curses and the Evil Eye

by on January 22, 2016

My life has definitely been blessed, but there are days when nothing seems to go right. Like a superstitious peasant woman out of the Middle Ages, I start counting since, as we all know, bad things co ... more


Promotion Cheatsheet for Indie Authors

by on January 21, 2016

Introduction You spend a week, or a month, or a year or more, writing your book. You make your way through the tangled web, which is modern publishing. Then, you wait. The sales start to trickle in ... more


Horn of the Kraken blog Artillery

by on January 19, 2016

Artillery bothers me. The idea of an offshore bombardment that can slaughter an entire town where the people shooting don’t even see the people they are killing seems innately wrong. Truth to tell, ... more


Another Failure to Signal

by on January 11, 2016

As a struggling writer, I’m usually about self-promotion, but I have to tell my story. Sandra Bland and I faced the exact same situation but our outcomes were different. First of all, my heartfelt c ... more


Review of Deluge, Edited by Allen Taylor

by on January 15, 2016

This One has Street Cred I have a lot of respect for the work of the Editor of this multi-Author volume of Deluge related stories. Mr. Taylor has gone to a lot of work to put it together. I know th ... more


Interest in New Mexico?

by on January 13, 2016

I've written 3 novels set in early 18th-century Santa Fe, New Mexico. I'd like to hear from anyone who reads or writes about the mystical-historical side of NM. For details on me see my website: www.g ... more


Help Us Help Our 4-Legged Frynds

by on January 13, 2016

I was wondering if you wouldn't mind sharing the following information with your friends: I have written a book about our beloved dog who is named Lynyrd Skynyrd. He's part pug and part beagle wh ... more


New Book

by on January 08, 2016

Just excited to share the news that book # 32 will be coming out soon. I have a system for the books. I write them longhand, didn't know that everyone doesn't do this! Then I type them and edit on com ... more


A Very Ordinary Life

by on January 04, 2016

I don't know how people can write about themselves or their pasts or their ideas -- all the time. Give me a bad dream and I can write a novella. Give me chance to talk about myself and I will stare in ... more


THE TALE / New Version - ISBN: 9781786105516

by on January 07, 2016

The Tale – A Story of Galactic Proportions - Is now available to buy in hardback format (with a gloss full colour dust jacket). http://www.feedaread.com/books/THE-TALE-9781786105516.aspx The b ... more


Radio Commercial

by on January 06, 2016

Link to my radio commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwNSun-hy-Y ... more


Radio Interview

by on January 06, 2016

Link to my radio interview. I was very nervous as you can hear, but when all is said and done, I think it went well. Thanks for listening. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLedz5kA9WI ... more


Memories

by on January 06, 2016

Video of my sister and I skating in 1962. Do you know which one is me? I dare you not to laugh!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhwQpOezN_E ... more


Naive

by on January 06, 2016

I was so naïve about my book. I just knew that the world would be ready to read my words. I just knew that once it was published, the sales would soar. I just knew that my name (pen name actually) wo ... more


One Hit Wonders

by on January 06, 2016

Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird), Emily Bronte (Wuthering Heights), Margaret Mitchell (Gone With the Wind), J.D.Salinger (The Catcher in the Rye), and Boris Pasternak (Doctor Zhivago) are all one hi ... more


A Normal World

by on January 05, 2016

This is a review of Dhungwana 2117: A captivating sci-fi novel: The Dhungwana Chronicles (2117-3451) Part 1. This is an interesting mix of science fiction, social commentary, and what I like to call ... more


My 4th Novel

by January 05, 2016

Coming January 17 (my 90th birthday) on Amazon.com, my new book: MURDER MADE LEGAL: A Casey Alton Mystery Self-proclaimed sailboat bum and former motorcycle gang chief Smitty are pulled into yet a ... more


Share newsletters/blogs.

by January 05, 2016

Any author interested in sharing newsletters, blogs etc? I have about 200 on my mailing list and blog and post regularly on facebook, linked in, google +, etc. Interested in me adding your output to ... more


Bob E Sherman for President

by on December 28, 2015

I am proud to announce my Independent candidacy for President of the United States for 2016. Only Independents will vote for the best idea no matter who proposes it. My goal as President will be to ... more


Expand into Audiobooks

by on December 29, 2015

Once you have published your eBook on Amazon, and maybe on Smashwords (for multiple platforms), you have probably created a print format of your work, and now have it published in paperback form on Cr ... more


Possible Site for new free reviews

by on December 29, 2015

As Writers, we all need reviews on our books. It is a hard task to get them, when any reader can get as many free books to read as they want, and they are usually not interested in taking the effort t ... more


Anyone have any connections on the Literary Net?

by on December 28, 2015

I have been trying to subtly encourage folks to do this connect thing with me that the navigation bar says is a thing, with no actual connections yet. I can only reach a limited number of conclusions ... more


Where do I go with this chapter?

by on December 25, 2015

I am kind of winging it with this chapter. I don't have a lot of action planned, and it will be sort of an informational setup for the next few chapters. Very sparse notes on content at the end of the ... more


Tales of the Vuduri

by on November 28, 2015

The 24-chromosome people of the 35th century are called the Vuduri. I have written over 1000 articles about them over on Goodreads. Rather than repeat those articles or worse, double my work-load, ple ... more


There are no new beginnings!

by on December 05, 2015

To be one with self is the goal ! When we know, then we understand that we know little. When we move we are only traveling in the next of a series of circles that some call the natural orde ... more


Hell Bound

by on December 21, 2015

I am hell bound. I must be. Hell presents itself sometimes when I slip into REM. Every so often I have a sense of when gentle sleep is going to descend into a teeth-grinding nightmare. Some internal m ... more


Come Visit Anytime!

by on December 25, 2015

Here is the information on my blog: http://angelaparkerfables.wix.com/author#!blog/c112v RSS: http://angelaparkerfables.wix.com/author/feed.xml ... more


Narcissist - The Supervillain Bully

by on December 15, 2015

Hey, why don't you have a cup of coffee, or maybe some water and Mio, but spend a few minutes with me to have a serious chat. I don't care who you are, where you are in life, or how you try to liv ... more


Like Free Audiobooks?

by on December 21, 2015

I have a number of Audiobooks out that deal with a variety of non-fiction subjects. I have an UFO investigation audiobook, a audiobook on becoming happy, one on what it is to be a Libertarian, and one ... more


Publishing virginity . . .

by on December 21, 2015

Publishing a novel for the first time is exciting and scary. It generates pride while at the same time it spits out gobs of self-doubt. While friends pull out pictures of their kids, you pull out your ... more


How people with mental illness can benefit from the elderly?

by on December 20, 2015

I have always wondered what makes the elderly or older adult population an important aspect where recovery from mental illness is concerned. I work as a peer advocate at Pride of Judea/JBFCS with the ... more


Resistance to Treatment

by on December 20, 2015

Many people who are resistant to getting treatment for their mental illness ignore that they have a problem and by the time they realize it, it becomes a little too late until they have a nervous brea ... more


Mentally Ill: Scared to Come In or Out!

by on December 20, 2015

I often ask myself why some people with mental illness are afraid to come in and talk about their experiences even if its among others who also have a mental illness? For example, I run a small peer ... more


Do You Entertain Clients?

by on December 19, 2015

DECEMBER 2015 BY SMOOTHSALE LEAVE A COMMENT Attract the Right Job or Clientele: Do You Entertain Clients? The above headline has two meanings included. It could refer to treating your clientel ... more


Little League Nightmare

by on December 19, 2015

Growing up 12 miles from Fenway baseball was a very big deal in Lexington and I was determined to give it my best shot. Opening day was a major event with a parade through the center of town and playe ... more


Siblings: Our First Marriage Partners

by December 19, 2015

It should come as no surprise (though siblings are surprised) that our brothers and sisters influence how we relate to the opposite sex. Siblings are our first marriage partners. They teach us about ... more


Trust

by on December 13, 2015

Why read this book  From an early age we are taught to respect and trust police. Most of us do. But today we watch the evening news or read that another policeman has molested a child, or was caught ... more


Positive belief in the midst of a bad situation

by on December 13, 2015

Have you ever wondered what it take to truly overcome a bad situation. It is one thing to think positive, but it is truly something different to actual feel positive (if that make since). In the midst ... more


COMING Interview with author Alan Dean Foster

by on December 12, 2015

https://youtu.be/iy2iuLUsywo Next Week, as Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters, we are slated to sit down and Hang With the incomparable writer and author Alan Dean Foster, who has writt ... more


School Marms and Cowboys

by on December 12, 2015

Follow my blogs at https://plus.google.com/+DrwandapyleBlogspot/posts ... more


Beauty and Photography Blogs by Colourchameleon

by on December 12, 2015

Hi Everyone, For all blogs, please visit http://colourchameleon.com/blog/ Enjoy! ... more


My Internship with Noodin

by on December 11, 2015

By Andrea Cadwell, MA. MSc I am a graduate student in the Advocacy for Social Justice and Sustainability program at Antioch University New England in Keene, NH. My work at Antioch has centered on f ... more


Why Don't People Say Good Morning Anymore?

by on December 08, 2015

When I get up in the mornings, I'm not asking for too much. I just want to feel the floor under my feet, waddle down to the coffeemaker and eventually enjoy the nectar of the gods--coffee. I love ... more


To Sleep or Not to Sleep

by on December 07, 2015

I've always been one of those people who either enjoyed sleep or suffered from nightmares. Too many times my dreams turn into nightmares where I find myself fighting for my soul in a hellish abyss. Am ... more


Golden Eagle ~ Do you hear ?

by on December 05, 2015

Golden Eagle ~ What You Say! by James B. Beard aka Noodin People ask me how I know when an animal is one of my helpers. Golden Eagle is one of my helpers! My answer is simple. When one becomes awa ... more


Something Light

by on December 05, 2015

Reading a newspaper to read has been my favorite start of a morning for several years now. Only, over a few months I am just not able to like most the news headlines that I come across. There is too m ... more


Last Time I Checked

by on December 05, 2015

Last Time I Checked Last time I checked, this world was integrated, as in mixed, blended, cohabited and racially diversified. Colored were free to do as they please, just like whites, jaywalk acro ... more


Travels of Nibaa Mukwaa & Noodin

by on December 01, 2015

This is meant to be a short note to wish everyone a pleasant holiday season. Though much is going on in all aspects of our daily lives it is important, in my way of thinking, to stay focused on the be ... more


World Building in "The Return of Tachlanad"

by on November 29, 2015

While I never attempted to write one before, I am a big fan of the fantasy genre and I counted on my experience as a “world-recreator” in writing believable historical settings to guide me in brea ... more


Public Release ! Walking Spirit in a Native Way

by on November 28, 2015

White Mocs on the Red Road Walking Spirit in a Native Way By James B. Beard Jim's first book -Jim Beard aka NoodinWhite Mocs ... more


About Me

by on June 26, 2015

I am a professional writer, copy editor and writing coach. I have experience in writing manuscripts and creative writing for a publishing company, KG Books. I have expertise in book marketing and publ ... more


The Making of a Gangster

by on July 23, 2014

My latest novel, The Making of a Gangster, was recently released. Those who are reading it have had positive comments about it, and are enjoying the book. Purchase The Making of a Gangster in paper ... more


Chapter 3 - 'The Making of a Gangster'

by on March 09, 2014

"Sup little homie?" A teenage 135th Street Gangster Crip Gang member named Playboy asked as he passed Antoine. "What's up?" Antoine responded in an admiringly way as he sat on his bike in front of ... more


Chapter 2 - 'The Making of a Gangster'

by on March 09, 2014

During the years immediately following the creation of the 135th Street Gangster Crip Gang, the willingness of its members to commit crimes for monetary gain and street credibility had many negative r ... more


Chapter 1 - 'The Making of a Gangster'

by on March 09, 2014

Hawthorne was a suburb of the city of Los Angeles, both of which were located in Los Angeles County. It encompassed an area of approximately six square miles between Los Angeles International Airport ... more


Prologue - 'The Making of a Gangster'

by on March 09, 2014

Los Angeles County, California was considered the gang capital of the world because the gang problem in Los Angeles had reached epidemic levels. Young men and women were willing to inflict harm upon p ... more


Be Innovative

by on November 02, 2013

Ever since I was a child who sometimes went to work with my mother at her job in corporate America, I have wanted to be a businessman. I liked the environment. The idea that people could sit behind de ... more


Arrogance Kills Reason

by on November 02, 2013

Many people who know me feel that I am a highly intelligent person. I don't disagree with that contention because I know that it is true. As such, I find it extremely annoying when people insist upon ... more





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