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    • Heroes of Philosophy, Volume Two, Spinoza, Steiner and Goethe
      Premium eBook, Heroes Of Philosophy, Volume Two, Spinoza, Steiner and Goethe. Unique insights into Christianity. The Mysteries (the people’s religion). Plus, the genius of Goethe! First part free, the rest only three bucks! #philosophy #inspirational https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/842704
      Robert S. Hare
    • Middle Grade Adventures and Mysteries
      6 NEW Middle Grade Adventures and Mysteries Are Now Published   https://middlegradeadventureandmystery.blogspot.com 
      Max Elliot Anderson
    • New SINC Chapter
      Hi Everyone! Would any East Tennessee authors be interested in a local chapter of SINC (Sisters In Crime)? I am trying to gauge whether it would be viable and if I should continue talking to the national office. You don't have to be a female author or even a published author but you DO have […]
      P.I. Barrington
    • My latest novel: THE GODS OF WINTER
      Novelcover1.jpeg A story to behold, the stuff of legend, The Gods Of Winter is an uncanny mystery, with unforgettable characters, startling events, folly and humor, sadness and tragedy, and a love story for the ages. Bob Daniels, against all odds, becomes a noted psychologist. In…
      Gerald Gehrid Griffin
    • Free e-book promo!
      I just made my E-book, Thumar, Free on Kindle and smashwords. This is a three week promotion to get it in the hands of many more readers, Check it out.
      Tim Murray
    • Hidden Ones
      http://www.jewishaz.com/arts_features/hidden-ones-tells-story-of-family-of-conversos/article_913d4d1e-0f28-11e7-a49e-3bef277600fa.html
      Marcia Fine
    • How to be everywhere at once by Marcia Fine
      Donis Casey blog MARKETING MAGIC: How to Be Everywhere at Once by Marcia Fine You’ve written your book— those pesky typos are at a minimum, your friends think it’s great and the cover is catchy. So how do you get others besides your family to purchase your narrative? The truth is there isn’t any magic. […]
      Marcia Fine
    • A Jewish Exploration of Mexico City
      A Jewish Exploration of Mexico City By Marcia Fine Special to the Phoenix Jewish News My research for historical accuracy in my novels has led me around the world, including Israel, France, Poland, Spain and the Czech Republic. After the success of THE BLIND EYE—A Sephardic Journey and its award of ONEBOOKAZ in 2015, I […]
      Marcia Fine
    • Introduction
      I'm Linda Barnett-Johnson, Virtual Assistant for Authors. I will post for my authors, their books and anything else that will help them. I look forward to getting to know you all. I live in beautiful Montana. We have a vegetable garden, adding a new spacious room to the house, enjoying our grandkids and animals. I […]
      Linda Barnett-Johnson
    • Portugal Article
      http://www.jewishaz.com/arts_features/arts_culture/a-trip-to-portugal-reveals-the-lives-of-the-hidden/article_36e37a70-882a-11e7-8abf-ef7f2ca99e14.html
      Marcia Fine
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    • Man of Salt
      7:10 a.m. Monday morning... Black crows flew in Henry Applewhite’s dreams. Maybe it was a Poe thing?  Redemption? Atonement? He crossed his chest, raised the knife above his head. He couldn't make up his mind whether to cut on a forty five degree angle or slice it horizontally with and butter toast.  He bites. Ummm!Umm! […]
      G. Franklin Prue
    • Contemporary Poetry: Thoughts and Considerations
      If we are going to understand what contemporary poetry is, we need to clearly define our terms and understand what we mean by them. In searching this out, I found one reference that put it quite well: By definition of its namesake, contemporary poetry is considered poetry written within our lifetime, and includes poems written […]
      DE Navarro
    • My Journey as a Writer
      First off, thank you Indie Writer’s Support for giving me this opportunity to air my dirty laundry, well not all of it. I’ll save something for next time.            Every writer’s journey is fraught with humorous anecdotes, stumbles, pitfalls, and miracles. Yes, it is a journey that perfectly mirrors this adventure […]
      Belle Ami
    • Why Is Editing So Damn Important? by Marie Lavender
      For those of you who already know the answer to the question at hand, I applaud you.  But there are a few who might be wondering why, in fact, one would ever worry about editing. Two schools of thought rally around this subject. Some of you might be thinking one or both of the following: […]
      Marie Lavender
    • A Nightmare: When the Muse Gets Too Quiet by Marie Lavender
      It is a writer’s worst fear – what they call ‘writer’s block’. Being frozen when you intend to work on your project. The idea that the well has officially dried up. Perhaps you encountered a deadline and just went blank because of the strain. Or, out of the blue, you cannot find the urge to […]
      Marie Lavender
    • Tips on Carving Time Out for Your Writing When Life Drags You Down by Marie Lavender
      Life can get pretty crazy sometimes. Just when it seems normal, then there’s a curveball which knocks you completely off that axis you got so comfortable with. And, more often than not, life gets in the way of writing. About when you’re ready to sit down to the task and focus, something comes up. There’s […]
      Marie Lavender
    • Short Versus Long Fiction: Should Size Really Matter? by Marie Lavender
      This topic is really big right now. Any writer or reader familiar with books coming out these days has probably noticed a huge trend in shorter fiction. Short stories, novellas, even episodic or chapter-length works are releasing all of the time on Amazon and other book sellers. And it appears that there are two schools […]
      Marie Lavender
    • So…You Want to Create Your Own Book Trailer? by Marie Lavender
      Being an author is hard. One must not only write books, but also take on different roles. They have to be editors, marketers, bloggers, advisers, and the list goes on. In the publishing journey, a writer learns that very few things are for free, or at least affordable.  Book trailers are a great tool in […]
      Marie Lavender
    • DIY Your Book Cover (Or Not) by Marie Lavender
      If you’ve ever self-published or considered it at least, it probably crossed your mind that a good book cover would probably help to “sell” the book. It’s true that presentation is everything; how the sales page appears with the book description and the cover are extremely important. Often, if the book cover isn’t up to […]
      Marie Lavender
    • What Should I Do Next? (in Writing or Publishing) by Marie Lavender
      I wanted to come in and talk about a specific topic. I get so many people, mostly aspiring writers, reaching out to me for advice and the one question I see the most is… “What should I do next?” In other words, the writers believe they have exhausted their options. Or maybe they simply haven’t […]
      Marie Lavender
    • The “What if?” Syndrome by Marie Lavender
      If you are an avid follower of writing blogs, then you know there is a plethora of information, advice to offer. Guest authors have offered tips on writing from the time these blogs first began to grow into what it they have become today. Most aspiring writers know that to look for writing tips on […]
      Marie Lavender
    • Design Your Own Eye-Pleasing Book Covers - How to
      Judd Miller
    • How to create and format your eBook on the Indie Writers Support website
      eBook Creator - ePUB & PDF format You no longer need a software or hire a professional to convert your document (manuscript) to a sellable eBook for Kindle, Nook, and every other mobile reading device in the world. Our eBook…
      Judd Miller
    • Accuracy - A Writer's Question
      Accuracy –  The Writer’s Dilemma As a forensic nurse, I often work with attorneys as an expert witness. I instruct the jury to listen to what the evidence tells you not what the people involved say.  Everything must be accurate, and the smallest of details matter in solving a crime or proving a case. One […]
      Serita D Stevens
    • Let’s Talk About Rejections
      Let’s Talk About Rejections Let’s face it, we all hate receiving the words, “Thank you for sending in your submission, but we didn’t accept it.” You might get an explanation for the reason why, or you may not. If you received the reason then check it over carefully. Do you understand what they are trying […]
      Linda Barnett-Johnson
    • Coping with Rejection
      Coping With Rejection By Vicki Hinze First, let’s set the record straight. We don’t want to just cope with rejection. We want to cope with it constructively. Allowing rejection to shove us into a mental pit of despair isn’t healthy and we don’t want that to…
      Vicki Hinze
    • Our E-mail Signature: Choosing Courteous and Great Marketing by Carolyn Howard-Johnson
      In a public e-mail to her clients, someone near and dear to me (an expert) said most people look at the first two lines of an email. That’s it. They aren’t interested in fishing through pages of post-signature blather. People need to have ways to learn about you, not reasons to put up shields.” She […]
      Linda Barnett-Johnson
    • MIMI’S EULOGY TO-BE & LEGACY
      Why on earth would anyone ever want to write their own eulogy-to-be?  Well, sometimes life just sucks, and then consequently your eulogy would suck too.  https://liveforeverhowto.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/mel-2.jpg?w=438&h=582 438w,…
      Mimi Emmanuel
    • I’M 70 TODAY … hip-hip hooray. [Really in July]
      I am 70 TODAY … hip-hip-hooray Dear frayed and tainted diary,  Today is July 9th and this is my nineteen thousand two hundred and seventy-third entry to your hallowed pages. As my covert amigo, I have inscribed on your page's enigmas I have yet to share with anyone. In case you didn’t know today is […]
      AW Schade
    • Constant Noise (flash short story)
      The streets of Tokyo teemed with people. A never ending flow of suits and interesting fashion statements. Crowed sidewalks and jammed traffic. Bumper to bumper people and cars. Just another weekday in the land of the rising sun. Unlike most ex-pats living here, it wasn’t the culture that brought me, Jonathan Merced, from Perth. Old […]
      Lee W. Pletzers
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    • Take My Hand
      Take my hand and we will discover a place by the sea where seagulls dwell and blue coats the sky. Don't be afraid for I will protect you from the dark shadows that roam the…
      Susanne Leist
    • Masks
      Masks is a dark fictional tale, based on true-life events. It narrates the adventures of a young Armenian girl born in Lebanon in the seventies. She dreams o...
      Nataly Restokian
    • Hair of the WERE (slideshow 2)
      The second teaser for the first book Hair of the WERE in the As the Chair Turns series. Chick lit serial by Eliza March…
      Eliza March
    • ESCAPING RAPTURE OF DEVOTION novel on sale now .....
      Escaping Rapture Of Devotion is this riveting fictional romance tale capturing the life of Ella Epstein, whose life with her “Boy-Friend Rules” has become…
      Eloise Epps MacKinnon
    • Dax Rigby, War Correspondent Book Video
      Trapped on the savage planet Arcadia, can Dax Rigby stop World War III on Earth? To stop WWIII on Earth, Dax Rigby must travel 900 light-years to the savage ...
      John B. Rosenman
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