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July 2021

A new book by teen author Nirmani Walpola


  Teen author Nirmani Walpola got serious about writing when she was only 11!  As she was working on the Midnight Warriors, she sent query letters to nearly 200 agents to pitch her book. Her ambition and professionalism as an author never fails to impress. During our rounds of editing,

A new book by teen author Nirmani Walpola2021-07-06T20:14:31-07:00

Free book today and tomorrow!


The Brass Starling is free on kindle today and tomorrow! stop by and pick up your copy! We're thrilled with the reviews we're getting on the book and amazed to be in the top ten in three categories today: #1 in Jewish American Fiction #8 in Alternative History #9 in

Free book today and tomorrow!2021-07-01T22:29:05-07:00

June 2021

Our Ad on Grammar Girl!


We have an ad on Grammar Girl! The Grammar Girl podcast is a goldmine for anyone interested in writing or language in general. Every fiction writer should review this episode on writing dialogue: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/7-secrets-of-writing-effective-dialogue It teaches the author to get out of the way and let the dialogue flow naturally.

Our Ad on Grammar Girl!2021-06-15T18:18:26-07:00

Out of This World — Free Science Fiction and Fantasy ebooks for June


This month we're joining an excellent group promotion of free science fiction ebooks! Looking for some new summer reading? Our promotion features dozens of free ebooks just for you! Check it out: https://storyoriginapp.com/to/zZHKDlL  

Out of This World — Free Science Fiction and Fantasy ebooks for June2021-06-05T20:26:41-07:00

May 2021

Tom Swift


Around a century ago there was a series of adventure novels starring a hero named Tom Swift. These books were known for using adverbs with conversation tags in order to add extra emphasis: "The airplane is taking off!" Tom said quickly. "We've got to follow it!" Jane agreed enthusiastically. Adding

Tom Swift2021-05-26T03:25:56-07:00

A Simple Soul Blanket


We're really proud of our latest book. It's called "A Simple Soul: Moving from Fear to Love" Author Kim Cowherd shares her hard won inspiration and gives practical advice for pursuing your dreams and living a more fulfilling life. It will leave you feeling motivated and supported like a warm

A Simple Soul Blanket2021-05-24T23:25:48-07:00

Powers Revealed


A New Book in an Epic Fantasy World https://kdp.amazon.com/amazon-dp-action/us/dualbookshelf.marketplacelink/1954779100 We are so proud of C. T. Fitzgerald's Threat of Angeals Series. It's an epic fantasy that will keep Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings fans mesmerized. Click the link to jump into the series. Learn more about the

Powers Revealed2021-05-11T00:42:12-07:00

A Simple Soul: Moving from Fear to Love


We just published a new book! We're thrilled to announce a memoir by Kimberly Cowherd called A Simple Soul: Moving from Fear to Love https://www.amazon.com/dp/1954779119 It's an inspiring story of Kim's journey through life and love as well as her sports achievements. A Simple Soul teaches positivity and gratitude even

A Simple Soul: Moving from Fear to Love2021-05-10T22:00:32-07:00

Hack the System


Learning the System vs. Learning to Hack it Cory Doctorow wrote a an article called "Rules for Writers" which I keep coming back to. Here's the link at Locus magazine: https://locusmag.com/2020/05/cory-doctorow-rules-for-writers/ Cory's article talks about his experience of two texts: One of the best books of rules for science fiction

Hack the System2021-04-30T18:02:42-07:00

April 2021

The Rules


Attend any writing group or writing class and you will probably discuss rules for writers. These are usually some simple things to remember that you can easily jot down in a notebook. Don't start a sentence with a conjunction or preposition. Show, don't tell, etc. These rules can be helpful

The Rules2021-04-30T18:14:01-07:00