Hybrid Publishing: 4 Tips for Surviving the Maze

Welcome to the Hybrid Publishing Maze Hybrid publishing, a type of publishing that combines professional support and self-publishing options, has evolved as a new way for authors to get help outside a traditional publishing contract. Instead of waiting for traditional gatekeepers (like an agent or publishing company to send you a contract, hybrid authors can […]

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Travis M. Riddle Chats About His Debut Novel Wondrous

My name is Travis M. Riddle and I’m from Austin, Texas. So far I mainly write fantasy, but I enjoy all genres so who knows what my next project might be? Right now you can grab my debut novel, a fantasy/adventure entitled “.” Connect with me on Twitter, Instagram and my website www.travismriddle.com Have you […]

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Interview with Karen Cogan, Writer of Sweet Contemporary and Historical Romance

I’m Karen Cogan, a writer of sweet contemporary and historical romance. I have several Regency books in print that were a wonderful learning experience. I enjoyed traveling back in time to ballrooms and proscribed manners. All of my historical contain an element of mystery. My most recent Regency is titled . It involves a young […]

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The Best Books With Hauntings!

From haunted houses to human possession, the haunting sub-genre has you covered. Open up to a world of malevolent spirits, unexplained illnesses, and haunting secrets. Check out these five spooky novels that will leave you feeling just a bit haunted yourself! By Madeleine Roux Asylum, by Madeleine Roux, published in 2014, is the first book in the […]

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Gothic Haunting Novels You Won’t Want to Miss!

Gothic Haunting is a sub-genre which combines often fictional horror with historical horror. It also involves death, supernatural elements, and a person or place under haunting. Gothic Haunting is often different from traditional haunting novels, because it carries a type of satisfying sort of horror blanketed in romanticism and aesthetic beauty. Specific time periods such as the Victorian Era […]

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Interview With Jedaiah Ramnarine and Xenosaber

You can call me Jedaiah Ramnarine, aka Jedi Reach. Pleasure to meet you! I write Science Fiction and Fantasy, though it’s fun to experiment with other genres from time to time. My latest book, Xenosaber: Fury of the Stars, the debut to the Xenosaber series, is a gripping, action-packed, high fantasy novel set in a […]

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Best Historical Romance Books

These authors have dug deep into the past to find their inspirations and have produced exciting, passionate romances. Our Heroine’s and Hero’s find themselves surrounded by money, love, and the rules of society. These books are fun, intoxicating and often dangerous. Each one written by award-winning authors. By Jennifer Ashley This first book in the Mackenzies […]

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Book Excerpt: Real Love by Sheena Binkley

When I first stepped foot on the campus of Shaw University, I didn’t know what path I wanted to take in my career. I was an undeclared major, just taking things day-by-day. I never imagined I would be where I am today, a reporter for a national news network. I can’t help but smile at what I’ve accomplished. […]

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Interview with Husband and Wife Writers F.J.R. Titchenell and Matt Carter

FJR: Hi, I’m F.J.R. Titchenell, but you can call me Fi! I write mostly speculative fiction, and I have a particular passion for YA literature, since those are the books that sustained me when I needed them most and taught me that I wasn’t alone. I wrote a YA zombie comedy called , and together, […]

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Book Excerpt: Lustful Priorities by Francis Toussaint

Chapter 1: Percy’s Lounge Boom, bam, boom, rhythmic sounds like African drums echoed! They came again: boom, bam, boom, much louder, purposeful and penetrating. My repose was rudely awakened. A grease-speckled white paper plate with a half-eaten slice of pizza rested on the coffee table to my left. On the floor to my right, within […]

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Interview with Jim Baton Author of the Thriller A Violent Light

Jim Baton has spent the last 20 years living in the Muslim world, where he’s been involved in a variety of peace and reconciliation activities including interfaith dialogue, training elementary through university students in peace principles, and bringing Christians and Muslims together to pray. Jim’s three novels in the Peace Trilogy are transforming people’s perceptions on Muslims […]

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Interview with Science Fiction Author Andrei Cherascu

I’m Andrei Cherascu, author of the science fiction series . I’m a full-time writer and music journalist based in Europe, more exactly in Romania, where I live with my wife and our gorgeous Bichon puppy, Jazzie. In addition to writing novels, I run the jazz-themed website The Music and Myth, where I review records and […]

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Book Review of Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer by F.J.R. Titchenell

Confessions of the Very First Zombie Slayer by F.J.R. Titchenell is a YA novel about a group of teenagers surviving the zombie apocalypse. The story is told from the perspective of Cassie, an average teenage girl who is uncannily good at everything she does. For Cassie, the apocalypse starts after a freak paintballing accident when […]

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Book Excerpt: The Ribbon Tree by Jeffrey Aaron Miller

Chapter One The Forest of Stray Dogs “We’re too old for this, dude,” Hao said. “Seriously. Playing chicken with stray dogs is a game for kiddies. Come on. Don’t go in there.” The fence creaked in protest, the sun-warped boards threatening to give way beneath all one hundred and ten pounds of anxious thirteen-year-old boy. […]

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Book Review: The Brazilian by Rosie Millard

The Brazilian by Rosie Millard, is a well-written novel, however its story line feels unfinished in a sense. I really never understood the direction or overall purpose of this book. I understand it was intended to be a novel filled with satire, a mockery of the well-mannered upper class, and an exaggeration of modern day celebrities, and although […]

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Creative Writing Scholarship – Short Story Contest

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSEDWinners Announced In: 29 Days 23 Hours 14 Minutes 29 Seconds thisiswriting.com has created a scholarship opportunity to support students in developing their creative writing skills.Offered to US, UK, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand students currently enrolled in Creative Writing or Literary Course.thisiswriting.com created this Creative Writing Scholarship to help serve students […]

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