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Guest Post: A Bank Heist, a Short Story by Leon Moss

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the December Short Story Contest. The 1st place featured entry is: A Bank Heist by Leon Moss Leon Moss is a retired engineer. He enjoys writing and painting in his retirement. Enjoy his musings on aging at his website: exceedinglysenior.com. Leon’s entry was based on this writing […]

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The Package, a Novella by Heidi Slowinski Set for Release on December 18th

My new novella, The Package: A Novella, is set for release on December 18th. It is currently available for pre-order on Amazon. This new e-book is a short thriller following Noa, a travel blogger who finds herself working for an international spy agency. From the Back Cover: Abandoned by her mother in early childhood, Noa […]

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Guest Post: Castle, a Short Story by Ashley Amber

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the November Short Story Contest. The 2nd place featured entry is: Castle by Ashley Amber Ashley Amber is a 26-year-old author who calls Boston home. Whether it was her first picture book that she entered in a Reading Rainbow contest at 9 years old, loads of fanfiction […]

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Guest Post: The Night Bus, a Short Story by Zvi Lando

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the November Short Story Contest. The 1st place featured entry is: The Night Bus by Zvi Lando Zvi Lando published his first group of stories in 1967 while in forth grade. 5 years later, he left his home in Kalamazoo Michigan, went on his own to Israel […]

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The Package, a Novella by Heidi Slowinski Set for Release on December 18th

My new novella, The Package: A Novella, is set for release on December 18th. It is currently available for pre-order on Amazon. This new e-book is a short thriller following Noa, a travel blogger who finds herself working for an international spy agency. From the Back Cover: Abandoned by her mother in early childhood, Noa […]

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Guest Post: Money for Dinner, a Short Story by Rita Ashley

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the October Short Story Contest. The 2nd place featured entry is: Money for Dinner by Rita Ashley First published when she was nine – a tiny story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The dye was cast. Rita Ashley has been writing all her life for business and […]

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Guest Post: The Foundation, a Short Story by S. J. Schwaidelson

Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the October Short Story Feature Contest. The 1st place featured entry is: The Foundation by S. J. Schwaidelson New York born, but living in Minnesota, S. J. Schwaidelson is a playwright, political blogger, and novelist. Her blog, The Wifely Person Speaks, has been around since since 2010. […]

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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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Coming Soon: The Package, a Novella by Heidi Slowinski

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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