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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.


G'day fellow authors! I'm Lorraine Pestell, a British-Australian IT professional living in Melbourne. I've just released Part Five of a seven-part contemporary fiction serial, "A Life Singular". Details about me, the books and my blog posts on the subject of PTSD, depression and rational suicide can be found at http://ALifeSingular.com. Looking forward to getting to know you all!


Hello, I am Felix Alexander. A full-time dad and author. My dream is to write stories for the world in a myriad of genres and be able to provide for my kiddies in the process. I have no delusions of grandeur, I merely want to write for as long as I can!

Here is the link to my Amazon author page, but you may also connect with me on Facebook, Twitter & Google Plus!



I'm Gary Val Tenuta, an indie author • http://www.GaryValTenuta.blogspot.com • and book cover designer. • http://BookCoversAndVideos.webs.com


I am certain I have introduced myself when I 1st joined, but I shall again. I am 59 years old, and have been writing all my life, and after decades of rejection by traditional publishers, I went Independent and never regretted it. I dabble in fantasy, science fiction, and semi-biographies of nonhuman living things. Visit my Amazon author page to learn more about me and my books!
If you enjoy reading outside the realm of humanity's egocentric view point-check out my books!


I am Nathan Birr, a self-published author who writes mainly adventure/mystery, but who recently dabbled in the romantic comedy genre. I'm looking to grow my network of authors. You can find our more about me and my writing at www.nathanbirr.com


Hello. I am Glenn Starkey and the author of six published novels: SOLOMON'S MEN, YEAR OF THE RAM, THE COBRA AND SCARAB, AMAZON MOON, MR. CHARON, and BLACK SUN. I served in the Marine Corps, am a Vietnam veteran, former Texas law enforcement officer, now retired from a global oil corporation as security manager of a refinery, chemical plant, and their marine facilities. My novels range from historical fiction to action adventure and all are available at every major bookseller. My Amazon Author page is http://www.amazon.com/Glenn-Starkey/e/B005ILFI12/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1 . I look forward to sharing thoughts about writing and publishing with other writers.


Hello, folks. My name is Wayne Zurl. I grew up on Long Island and retired after twenty years with the Suffolk County Police Department, one of the largest municipal law enforcement agencies in New York and the nation. For thirteen of those years I served as a section commander supervising investigators. I graduated from SUNY, Empire State College and served on active duty in the US Army during the Vietnam War and later in the reserves. I left New York to live in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee with my wife, Barbara.
Twenty-seven (27) of my Sam Jenkins novelette mysteries have been published as eBooks and many produced as audio books.
Two new novels, A TOUCH OF MORNING CALM and A CAN OF WORMS are scheduled for release in 2016 by a new publisher. A third, HONOR AMONG THIEVES, is on tap for 2017.
I’ve won Eric Hoffer and Indie Book Awards, and was named a finalist for a Montaigne Medal and First Horizon Book Award.
For more information on the Sam Jenkins mystery series see www.waynezurlbooks.net. You may read excerpts, reviews and endorsements, interviews, coming events, and see photos of the area where the stories take place.


Hello everyone! My name is Allan Batchelder, and I’m an actor, educator, former stand-up comedian and author. I write grimdark fantasy and am currently on book four of a planned five-book series, before launching on my next series. Great reviews all around!


Hello, I'm Cathy Lynn Bryant, Christian, historical fiction author. My daughter is my writing partner. Our novels are loosely based on our family history. http://www.bryantdormanbooks.com/


Hello, I'm Stevie Turner, a British author who has written 9 novels and 4 novellas. I won a New Apple Book Award in 2014 and a Readers' Favorite Gold Award in 2015 for my third novel 'A House Without Windows', and my seventh novel 'The Daughter-in-law Syndrome' came in at #49 on ReadFree.ly's 50 Best Indie Books of 2015. I look forward to meeting fellow authors. Please check out my website at http://www.stevie-turner-author.co.uk


Hello, I am R. Frederick Riddle, a retired clerk from AT&T and retired Financial Secretary in a Baptist church. I began my publishing with Self Publishing and moved Indie publishing in last two years. I am a writer, a teacher (Authors Academy), and blogger. You can view some of my books at http://amzn.to/1qRem7S. I look forward to listening, learning and sharing with like-minded writers.


Greetings from fabulous Las Vegas! I'm Mark Isaacs, a high school English teacher who after several years as a journalist began creative writing when I asked my students to write a short story and thought it only fair that I do the same since I had never written one. As I did, I discovered I liked tapping into my imagination and writing down what popped up, and within a few years had a dozen short stories that I took great gratification in reading to my captive kids. Their especially enthusiastic response to one, a humanistic allegory entitled "The Greatest Blessings," inspired me to self-publish an illustrated hardcover edition of the story that cost a pretty penny but has made my mother very proud in showing off to her friends at her retirement home. Hey, that alone made the hit I took worth it, but it would be even better if I sold the remaining 200 copies I have taking up space in my living room. Any ideas?


Hi, I'm a part-time writer and full-time festival director. I'm also a recovered alcoholic/drug addict (31 years). I wrote a novel, which is very loosely based on some of my story. How to Grow an Addict: a novel, was published Nov 2015 with She Writes Press. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B010TWF0GC. Since publishing, I've been doing what I can to promote my book. I appreciate the opportunity to connect with other authors.


My name is Ted Bacino. I have spent my entire life in writing, starting as a reporter on a daily newspaper. Since then I've been working mostly in marketing and directing live theater. My novel, The Shakespeare Conspiracy, is my first venture in book publishing.


Hi, I am new around here, a writer from England. I have published 3 novels as eBooks and the first in a paperback edition. They sell in sufficient numbers to keep me in fulltime employment but I live in hope!
I have so far concentrated on thrillers set in the 19th Century and in 2 cases during the period of the Napoleonic Wars.
My current WIP is also set in the late 19th Century but I have other neglected projects from science fiction to theatre scripts.


Hello! My name is KT McColl and I'm a technical writer by trade. During my free time, I write paranormal and BDSM erotica. You can find me at www.ktmccoll.com.


I am very happy to be here! I am E.G. Weeks, also known as Lainey. I am an author of romance, erotica, inspiration and poetry. I have published books with a publisher and as an independent author. I write mostly with the middle-aged woman in mind. She is a force to be reckoned with and as such I hope to remind her that she is a beautiful, sensual being, no matter her age or station in life. My characters are mostly women over 40 years old and they represent today's women, they are imperfect beauties with character flaws and a genuine desire to love and be loved beyond their wildest imagination.


Hi there - I have just joined and hoping enjoy the process fo registering and negotiating this site - not easy for a dyslexic writer so if you find typos be aware that without a spell checker I wont even see them. blessings to all

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I am an author and freelance journalist. My latest book is "A Year Unplugged: A Family's Life Without Technology." www.ayearunplugged.com. You can see some of my work at sharael.com.


Hi. I am J James. I am a writer who has self published one novel Denial, Deceit, Discovery which is the heart-rending story based on true events in the life of Jack Ellis; a young Catholic man deep in denial of his own homosexuality. It tells the story of how his own denial and the denial of his loved ones forced him to conform to the straight world, resulting in his marriage to his high school sweetheart. After years of cruising gay porn sites, chatting online with endless guys and intimate encounters with close friends, Jack was pulled into a life of deceit with a string of sexual partners. This novel is available on Amazon, Nook and Kobo.
My second novel is set for release soon.
Check out my website www.jjamesauthor.com

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