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Welcome to The Literary Net
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We are pleased that you have joined TheLiteraryNet.com. Before you get started chatting away, please introduce yourself and state your role or interest in the literary world.


I'm a romance author who has four published books and another in the pipe. Writing is my new favorite thing to do, now that I'm nearly retired from my original career of programming computers. I must admit that this is much more fun.

You can check out my website at http://www.sageardman.com



Hi, I'm Jane Lowy, an indie author of two novels (lighthearted Victorian/Edwardian literary). One is out, and the other is coming later his month.
My website is janelowy.com
Hope to talk with you soon!


Hello! I am Jennifer Weiner (not the romance author-the other one lol). I have 3 self published non-fiction books out and am building up the nerve to write more fiction :) You can find me at https://www.jenniferweiner.website and http://www.facebook.com/jmweiner (plus a million other social profiles :) ) Looking forward to connecting with new readers and other authors!


Hi everyone, I'm Kerin Freeman from New Zealand though British born, and my background is in editing/proof reading.
Two of my books, a biography of a very courageous man who was posthumously given the George Cross medal, 'The Civilian Bomb Disposing Earl' was published in 2015 by Pen & Sword, military publishers, UK : http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/The-Civilian-Bomb-Disposing-Earl-Hardback/p/7855
My second book, a novel,'War and Chance', see Amazon https://www.amazon.com/War-Chance-Kerin-Freeman/dp/1612961592 is the story of a young naive British soldier sent to war to fight on foreign soil, where he witnesses and takes part in horrors beyond his imagination. He's taken off the beach at Dunkirk to recuperate from his injuries and shellshock in Netley Hospital in Southampton.
I am now working on two other books, one a novel based on a true story, 'The Milkbar Murder', a miscarriage of justice set in New Zealand in the 1950s, and the other, 'One Glorious Summer' is a time travel novel set in an idyllic village in south east England.
If anyone needs help in either editing or research, do let me know.


I was invited to join this website. My name is Robin Christophersen and I am the author of The Passer, a paranormal romance thriller. Currently, I am working on the sequel Ghostworld to be published in winter of 2016/2017.


Hi, I am D.A Lascelles and I am a fantasy and SF writer from Manchester in the UK. I am a former scientist who retrained as a teacher and currently teach science at Bury college.


I'm Marsha Burris and I'm pleased to join this community of writers, scholars and literary-minded folks. My background is in academia and my focus is on giving a voice to heroines I have known in my life. I wrote the historical non-fiction book 'Paradox of Professionalism: American Nurses in World War II' and the memoir 'Miracles All Around Me - The Unexpected Gifts of My Mother's Alzheimers'. My current project is a fictionalized account of the experiences of Dot Chinnis, an Army nurse during World War II who recorded her daily life in a diary during her deployment to Europe. My website is MarshaBurris.com. I look forward to meeting others here.


"Mouths that speak wisdom inspire and propel others into greatness." - Latresa Rice, founder of It's Time Enterprises

Hi everyone! I'm Latresa Rice, a motivational speaker, author and clinical children's therapist. My first book is titled "Gate to Life: You Choose the Life that You Shall Experience". It is an autobiography that describes my life as an AIDS orphan and how I received the clues necessary to overcome adversity and walk in victory. It is designed to help you and others who have experienced personal struggles, make the right choices so that they can accomplish their dreams. My book is available on Amazon and various other sites. It's also available upon request at Barnes & Noble. Feel free to check it out https://www.amazon.com/Gate-Life-Choose-Shall-Experience/dp/1628474491/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1470759719&sr=8-1&keywords=Latresa+Rice

I look forward to getting to know everyone. Have a phenomenal day!


Hello! I am the author of A Vagabond in Mexico, The Eye of the Dragon: Stalking Castaneda and 9/11 Truth: Implications. More about me on my profile.
More about my books: http://www.amazon.com/author/sguzmanc


Good afternoon, all. I am David I. Aboulafia, the author of "Visions Through a Glass, Darkly," a dark and unconventional psycholigical suspense novel released by Cosmic Egg Books in January of this year. I am also the author of "Snapshots From My Uneventful Life," a completely contrary collection of hilarious essays in a memoir format, to be released as a second edition this year by Roundfire Books (an imprint of John Hunt Publishing), along with its sequel, "MORE SNAPSHOTS? From My Uneventful Life>"


Hello. I am Margie Walker, a published author of romance, romantic suspense and mystery novels (mostly with Kensington Publishing). The latest on my own that adds a psychological element is STOLEN MOMENTS featuring attorney HELEN PARKER who has long stopped thinking about a romantic life for herself as no man wants a woman who screams every time he touches her and Creole forensic anthropologist DR. SEAN KING whose disgust with always being too late to a crime begins to weigh on him. STOLEN MOMENTS is available as a trade publication and ebook on amazon.com. Also on amazon are romantic suspense IN BLOOD ONLY and mystery A SLICE OF REPARATIONS, which is the first in the series. I am working on the 2nd book, tentatively titled LOST SOUL while also in post production on a movie TRYIN' TIMES, a short that won at the 2012 Moondance Competition at the Tribeca. Also available at www.margiewalker.net is my first short, IN BLOOD ONLY mentioned above. I love writing and learning more techniques about the many forms of writing. Hope to meet some of the talented writers here one day.


Hello my name is John D. Ottini and I'm new member at The Literary Net. I'm looking forward to posting my books on this site, participating on the Literacy Board and reading a lot of your blog posts.



Charlotte Henley Babb (http://bit.ly/CHBabb)
Writing fiction that makes people laugh while they recreate their lives.

Having (mis)spent my youth teaching English in high schools and junior colleges, I have had a few publications, two SF story cycles of six pieces in a space opera anthology Port Nowhere and now, my first novel, Maven Fairy Godmother: Through the Veil. Maven won the 2014 Science fiction and Fantasy award from Sharp Writ Books, and an honorable mention for Novels for Adults from the National Federation of Press Women.

I won an Eppie for my poems in an anthology for children, The Thing in the Tub. My other credits include an article in Circle Sanctuary magazine, and a meditation in the Upper Room. I collected stories from the Maven universe that had been published online and collected them into Maven’s Fractured Fairy Tales, now available on Kindle and in paperback. I have a collection of Southern Fiction and a collection of magic in the real world.

I began writing when I could hold a piece of chalk and scribble my name–although I sometimes mistook “Chocolate” for “Charlotte” on the sign at the drug store ice cream counter.

When my third-grade teacher allowed me access to the fiction room at the school library, I discovered Louisa Alcott and Robert Heinlein, an odd marriage of the minds. These two authors, along with many others, have had the most influence on my desire to share my point of view with the world and to explore how the world might be made better. I had already read Black Beauty, Alice in Wonderland, and a good bit of King Arthur and Robin Hood.

Moving beyond the first half century of my life, I have begun writing the sequel to Maven, and a steampunk novel set in an alternate timeline for 19th century North America.

I bring to any project a number of experiences, including work as a technical writer, gasket inspector, cloth store associate, girl Friday, and telephone psychic.

I study mythology and psychology to deepen my work with themes from ancient sources. Sharing perspectives with people from across the country gives me time to delve into the cultural notions that are as invisible to us as water is to fish!

Why Charlotte Henley Babb?

I added my maiden name back into my official name for my second marriage, and when I was widowed, I kept it. I like being a “B” rather than an “H” or a “W”, and while according to the all-knowing Internet, there are about 20 Charlotte Henleys and Charlotte Babbs, there is only this one Charlotte Henley Babb.


Hello! I'm Anya Kelleye and I am both a graphic designer and an author. I do cover art for several authors, and I co-write with my friend ER Richards. We released our first novel February 29, 2016 (Leap Day!). It is a paranormal romance titled Under A Blood Kissed Moon.

Looking forward to meeting new friends and readers here!

Anya Kelleye


Greetings! I'm happy to accept your invitation to join the Literary Net. I'm the author of three novels published by Whiskey Creek Press and one, "Escape from Ambergris Caye" that I recently self-published through CreateSpace and KindleDirect. Incidentally, I now know why publishers make the "big bucks"! My novels are listed on Amazon and Simon & Schuster. Stop by my website at joanmauch.com and say hello. I look forward to meeting you.


Hi. My name is Julienne Holmes, and I'm a writer...I'm hoping that eventually I can become more than just that. My goal is to one day be successful enough that I can live off my writing. Yet, right at this time I haven't achieved that goal...So, all I can say is, that I'll just keep trying; until I reach that goal.


Hi. I'm Vic Fortezza. I have seven books in print, and an eighth on the way, all available at Amazon and on Kindle. Check out my profile for more information. All the best from Brooklyn.


Hello. My name is Ginger Voight. I'm an optioned screenwriter and published author with nearly 30 titles. I began writing in the sixth grade and never stopped, focusing on romantic sagas with a sociological bent. My goal is to make writing my sole career, to give it the attention it deserves. Not many people understand the passion and drive it takes to make that happen, which is why I always love to find myself among like-minded individuals.


Hello. My name is Ginger Voight. I'm an optioned screenwriter and published author with nearly 30 titles. I began writing in the sixth grade and never stopped, focusing on romantic sagas with a sociological bent. My goal is to make writing my sole career, to give it the attention it deserves. Not many people understand the passion and drive it takes to make that happen, which is why I always love to find myself among like-minded individuals.


Hi, all. Glad to be here. I write in several genres and will post my books over the next day or so. One of my most recent is The CreateSpace Graphics Primer.

You can find me at:

TheLiteraryNet contacted me via e-mail and pulled me over here. Of course, I kicked and dug in my heels all the way. Believe that? I have a lake on Mars I'd like to sell you--cheap.

See you soon somewhere around the site …

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