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New Release Coming Soon: Ruth Long, Age 88. Read the Preface

The Preface My upcoming novel, Ruth Long, Age 88 will soon be available for pre-order. This week, I’m giving you a look at the preface. Since the protagonist is deceased, I wanted to do something unique with the preface. Give it a read and tell me what you think: Ruth Long, age 88, entered eternal […]

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How to Proofread Like a Pro

Why Does Proofreading Matter? Whether you’re working on a professional document, an academic assignment, or the next great American novel, nothing kills your credibility with your reader faster than poor editing. Spending a little extra time polishing your document is worthwhile. But running a simple spell check isn’t enough. While great for catching misspelled words, […]

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October Short Story Contest

Your Assignment It’s the last day to enter the October Short Story Contest! Use the image below as your writing prompt to craft a short story. If selected, your story will be featured in future posts, during the month of November. Contest Rules Stories are to be 1,500 to 3,000 words. All genres welcome. Please […]

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October Short Story Contest

Your Assignment It’s time for the October Short Story Contest! Use the image below as your writing prompt to craft a short story. If selected, your story will be featured in future posts, during the month of November. Contest Rules Stories are to be 1,500 to 3,000 words. All genres welcome. Please keep it ‘R’ […]

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Coming Soon: The Package, a Novella

You read that headline correctly! I have a new novella coming before the end of 2020, official release date to be announced soon. The Package is a short thriller following Noa, a travel blogger who finds herself working for an international spy agency. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be releasing more details, including an […]

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Coming Soon: Ruth Long, Age 88

You read that headline correctly! I have a new novel coming before the end of 2020, official release date to be announced soon. Ruth Long, Age 88 is a humorous first-person narrative as Ruth reflects on her life. We also meet Ruth’s friends and family as they remember her. Did I mention the whole thing […]

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October Short Story Contest

Your Assignment It’s time for the October Short Story Contest! Use the image below as your writing prompt to craft a short story. If selected, your story will be featured in future posts, during the month of November. Contest Rules Stories are to be 1,500 to 3,000 words. All genres welcome. Please keep it ‘R’ […]

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October Short Story Feature: Rough Waters by J. Trevor Robinson

This month, I’m featuring a second work from the submissions in the September short story contest. The second feature is: Rough Waters By: J. Trevor Robinson When J Trevor was young, he received a well-worn stack of mystery and horror novels from his older brother, and it instilled in him a lifelong desire to be […]

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October Short Story Feature: The Fire Within by John Ethier

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the September Short Story Feature Contest. The featured entry is: The Fire Within By: John Ethier John Ethier has been writing fiction off and on for the better part of twenty years. What started out as a collection of short fiction, essays and narrative non-fiction eventually resulted […]

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October Short Story Contest

Your Assignment It’s time for the October Short Story Contest! Use the image below as your writing prompt to craft a short story. If selected, your story will be featured in future posts, during the month of November. Contest Rules Stories are to be 1,500 to 3,000 words. All genres welcome. Please keep it ‘R’ […]

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