Adobe Photoshop PDFAbout Thrive – Surviving in a Corporate Jungle:

A light-hearted look at life in the Corporate Jungle. No science, no tips, no jargon – it’s called a Jungle for a reason…

You’ve decided you want to go work at Acme Inc, so you need to get yourself prepared for life in the corporate jungle. This book will introduce you to some of the animals you will meet in the jungle and describe in colourful details what life is really like as you explore the new reality you are faced with.

Or perhaps you are stuck in a corporate jungle and just want a different way to think about your daily life. Once you picture Peter, your boss, as a snake, you might naturally change how you behave around him, because we have instinctive reactions to animals but mistakenly assume we can apply logic when dealing with humans.

There is no reason you have to be content surviving in the corporate jungle. Through some of the illustrations and scenarios in the book, you may identify opportunities in your own corporation where you can thrive. There is no right way to thrive, there is only your way to thrive. One person may thrive by deliberately being difficult and obtuse, confident they are doing their best for the corporate, another may be deliberately disrupting and challenging the status quo. Imagining your own reactions and interactions in animal terms may be just the tonic you need, or may help you identify opportunities where you are surviving due to your animal behaviours and becoming a different animal would allow you to thrive.

Regardless of your reason for reading this book, it will hopefully bring something different to the daily grind of corporate life. Happy Hunting :)

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The Healer by CJ Anaya from Beau Coup PublishingAbout The Healer by C. J. Anaya:

Broken ribs…mended. Punctured kidney…fixed. Fractured skull…knit together. Homework…ah crap! I totally forgot to finish my homework.

I’m Hope Fairmont, a teenager with a talent for healing illnesses and injuries within seconds, but let’s keep that last part a secret, shall we? I’d like to be normal, but my healing powers have kicked that happy goal to the curb. Until recently, only my dad and Kirby, a ten-year-old cancer patient, knew anything about my crazy superpower. Now, two outrageously handsome young men have appeared out of nowhere, claiming they’ve been sent here to protect me from others who would use my powers to destroy the world.

So dramatic! I suspect Victor and Tie, provided those are even their real names, both have their own reasons for “protecting” me from the people intent on snuffing out my happy existence.

Victor looks at me like he’s been waiting his whole life to get his hands on me. That’s either very good or very bad. I’m on the fence with that one. Tie on the other hand…hmmm…Tie. Sorry. I sometimes struggle to keep my thoughts in order whenever he’s near me. He’s brooding, cranky and has weird mood swings. I’m pretty sure I hate him. I hate him so much I’m starting to like him. I have these flashes of memory, like we’ve met before. I don’t know who those memories belong to, but they can’t be mine.

My best friend Angie couldn’t be happier about the situation. She thinks my single status is criminal. Hey, I’ve got a lot on my plate. There’s no time for normal teenage dating. Let’s talk about those giant, cat-like assassins sent to slice my head off or the fact that I’ve been reincarnated. Maybe we should discuss the source of my healing powers being tied to warring gods and the veil between life and death or my mixed emotions concerning sweet Victor and complicated Tie. I’m determined to choose my own destiny, but I have to do that before I lose everyone I love to an ancient Japanese prophecy.

And I still need to finish this stupid homework.

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migrators_final_hires_3CAbout Migrators:

Do not speak of them. Your words leave a scent. They will come.

Somewhere in the middle of Maine, one of the world’s darkest secrets has been called to the surface. Alan and Liz just wanted a better life for themselves and their son. They decided to move to the country to rescue the home of Liz’s grandfather, so it would stay in the family. Now, they find themselves directly in the path of a dangerous ritual. No one can help them. Nothing can stop the danger they face.

To save themselves and their home, they have to learn the secrets of the MIGRATORS.

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Legend-of-the-Chupacabra-front-coverAbout Legend of the Chupacabra:

In The End, A Legend Continues

Inside a small village within the Great Plains of Montana, a ritual initiated in blood will be performed. This ceremony has been executed only once before and will mark a rite of honor and justice. Commonly, the Assiniboine are a harmonious people with strong pride and passions, but turn to the spirits for vengeance when wronged. The tribe’s chief will summon the Great Spirit on behalf of his people, for no earthly man can make evil suffer like a greater evil.

Legend of the Chupacabra finds Jessie and Suzanne living peacefully in Portland, Oregon, six years after they believed to have put an end to the curse of the chupacabra. But the women soon learn of their failure, and the futility of their sacrifices when a remarkable reunion brings horror back into their lives; only this time, what they face will be unlike any creature they’ve encountered. Legend of the Chupacabra marks the end of a trilogy but the continuation of a saga that will leave this moment of history drenched in blood.

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BookCover-PhotoOrangeFrontAbout Rapture of the Deep:

In the middle of the night, the doorbell rings, and Jennifer Johnson is pulled from a deep sleep. Outside her front door stand two police officers, messengers bearing tragic news. Joe, Jen’s recently estranged husband, is missing, the victim of a scuba diving accident.

Joe “Puck” Johnson is a master carpenter. He is quiet, thoughtful, and passionately loves his deeply scarred wife. Their separation, unwanted, painful, and immersed in unfinished business, is now punctuated by this unfathomable loss.

Tom Hyden is a high profile banker. He has the perfect home, the perfect wife, the perfect child, the perfect everything; yet beneath the surface of his well manicured life Tom carries a dark and shameful secret.

Born and raised in the small Iowa town of Lake Pulaski, these two men cannot remember a time before their friendship. It is a bond most recently sealed by their mutual love of scuba diving. Beneath the waves diving provides a peaceful respite. However on the surface, their worlds are reeling and the peace they so desire is being torn asunder. Both men find their families disintegrating and their lives twisting apart, the result of events they cannot talk about, even with each other.

So Tom and Joe are lost, and they must now take a journey that for one will lead to tragedy and the other redemption…

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Fighters-Desire_highAbout A Fighter’s Desire by L.P. Dover:

Knowing a fighter’s desires and needs are one thing, but actually experiencing them is another. A Fighter’s Desire gives you not one, but two stories full of hardcore passion, angst, and action that’ll leave you breathless and aching for more.

Part One: Ryley and Camden Jameson, well-known MMA fighters and identical twins, were just as aggressive and passionate in the bed as they were in the ring. They loved a good fight, and that’s exactly what they got when they met Ashleigh Warren. The brothers had a habit of sharing things—including women—and she happened to be the only one they truly craved. However, the problem was getting her to agree to their proposition. It was one she couldn’t refuse, but she knew it wouldn’t be easy to win. Nonetheless, she sure as hell was going to enjoy it.

Part Two: Fighting temptation isn’t easy when you’re constantly around the one person you’ve desired more than any other. Gabriella Reynolds was warned by her brother, MMA Heavyweight Champion Matt Reynolds, to stay away from his friends; they only wanted one thing, and in the end they’d break her heart. She heard it, but the desire to have the one man she couldn’t led her down the forbidden path to pursue him; he also happens to be one of her brother’s best friends. Tyler Rushing can’t deny his attraction to her, and he’s afraid she’ll want more than what he can give her. When he finds out that’s not the case … everything changes. They have no choice but to keep their time a secret, and it’s a secret that’ll stay with them forever.

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About Taste by Cambria Hebert

TASTE
A Take It Off standalone novel

One taste is never enough…
Spencer Waller’s main purpose in life is to protect and serve. After spending years in the military, he gets a coveted spot on the Secret Service detail protecting the president. Spence doesn’t have time for women or all the work having a relationship with one requires. But just because he isn’t looking for a lady doesn’t mean he can’t appreciate a beautiful one when he sees her.
And he makes it a point to see one in particular every single day.
Elle Bond has literally chopped and fried her way to the top of the food chain. Earning a coveted position in the White House as the president’s personal chef, she figures her professional life can only get better. Her personal life, on the other hand, could use a little bit of an overhaul, and because of that, she tries to ignore the charm-dripping cookie thief every time he comes into her kitchen. After all, she knows better than anyone that just one taste of something good is never enough.
One night after work, Elle is assaulted, threatened, and given an ultimatum. She can’t go to the police, and she sure as hell can’t do what she was ordered.
But she has to. Or else.
Pale, shaken, and scared to death, Elle confides in Spence, and his protective instincts take over. Together, Elle and Spencer have to uncover a sinister plot and stop it before someone ends up dead.

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Cleopatras-Needle-Cover-2About Cleopatra’s Needle:

There are monsters in this world, I’ve learned, and sometimes I have fallen victim to them and sometimes I have been one…

When Lilabet last saw Iago, they were ten years old. Whisked off to America by his father in a desperate attempt to escape the dark superstitions of Wales, Iago’s letters have been the single thing to connect them. Now, fourteen years have passed and Iago has asked Lilabet to be his bride.

Eager to begin a modern life in an exciting new land with the man she has loved for all her days, Lilabet is about to discover that black magic may find a home on any shore. Three red-haired witches have been playing a deadly game of revenge with Iago and if she wants to have a life with him, Lilabet will first have to fight the dark forces that have claimed her young husband for their own.

CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE A story of Welsh witchcraft, love, and murder

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Proto-2-weeblyAbout Where’s Audrey?:

Audrey has disappeared. Her sister, Grace, spoke to her three months ago, but hasn’t heard from her since. Where could she be?

Graces’s great-granddaughter, Mel, hasn’t had a vacation in three years. The last thing she wants to do it go to Florida to check on her great-aunt, but Nana Grace has been good to her, so she agrees to fly to Florida and check up on Audrey. She plans to stop by Audrey’s mobile home first thing, then go to a friend’s condo on Clearwater Beach for Christmas. A great plan – until a young man, Jason, opens the door to Audrey’s mobile home. He’s too young to be living in an over fifty-five park, and Mel doesn’t buy his story that Audrey is on a cruise to Europe.

Mel drives away from the mobile home. She is unsure what to do next, and then she drives past the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. She decides to file a missing person’s report, but she is told there is a forty-eight hour waiting period. Fortunately, a handsome deputy, Conner O’Keefe, senses Mel’s apprehension and agrees to go to the mobile home with her to question the young man.

When Jason shows Conner a letter from Audrey stating he has her permission to be there, there is little the deputy can do. He promises Mel he will do what he can, and he asks her out to dinner. Mel, who hasn’t been out on a date in a long time, is surprised, but puts him off. She is worried about Audrey and accepting a date, especially from the deputy investigating her disappearance, feels wrong. Still, he is nice to look at, and as they work together gathering clues and following their instincts, their attraction to each other grows.

With the records in the sheriff’s database, Conner is able to find Jason’s arrest record. He also finds out that Jason may have been in cahoots with his father to bilk Audrey out of her home and her money. Conner begins to fear that something terrible has happened to Audrey and is determined to find her.

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Ark-finalAbout ARK by Phil Penhallow:

An unstoppable extinction level event (ELE) approaches the Earth. This impending disaster emanates from within our own solar system, yet to be formally identified by astronomers, is the vast planet named Ark. The 3400 year orbital path of this colossal Earth-like celestial body maintains catastrophic potential which is capable of destroying human life as we know it. For a privileged few, preparations have been under way for many years to save their own lives, the rest of us will perish. In a race against time to save as many as possible humans and alien races work both for and against each other, as a complex web of deceit and mistrust unfolds, to save or “use” as many humans as they can.

Centering on a variety of interconnected characters the book paints an intricate and personal picture of each, driven to great lengths, with their frantic actions demonstrating the challenging and dire state of Earth. Two such characters are those of Geoff and Spike, standing at 7 foot tall, green skinned, yet human looking, these Eridanian’s are equipped with telepathic capability and an understanding of incredibly advanced technology. Sent to a deep underground base in a normal exchange program they carry out undercover work, however while there they discover the true nature of the base. It is a vile breeding ground where humans are grown from embryos previously extracted from Terran mothers without their knowledge. Parents are pre-selected for high IQ, impeccable health records and a stable socio-political background, creating a new race of super humans who will inherit the earth after ELE.

As the tension rises and natural disasters increasingly announce the impending doom, an unlikely hero emerges, whose survival is crucial for the future of mankind. Brian, must swiftly learn that society as he knows it is all a lie. He must put aside all that he has learned and prepare for a new future, but first he must secure the future of those he loves….

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Revised-Cover-for-The-Voices-in-My-Head-CroppedAbout The Voices in My Head by Jerry Don Nicholes Sr:

Sean Bowers is haunted by the voices in his head. He struggles to keep a grip on reality, but the voices threaten his sanity. They also challenge the law, pressuring Sean to do terrible, evil things he can’t even consider. The voices continue, and he eventually loses the fight against them, giving in to their demands.

As he is propelled into a world of murder and crime, his actions feel beyond his control—and yet, at the same time, he feels justified. The horrible occurrences that surround Sean soon cast a shadow on his small neighborhood. The townspeople want justice. Even his family finds it impossible to be on his side, turning against Sean with disastrous consequences.

As the voices continue, secrets come to light that make it clear Sean’s troubles are not merely madness, but something much darker. With this new knowledge and the help of his remaining loved ones, will Sean return to a semblance of sanity—or will he allow the voices inside to permanently alter his fate?

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bookcover-v2About In the Shadows by Katie Welsby:

When the loves of her past-life turns up, things hot up for Lucy Blaisdell. Trouble is, which of the feuding pair offers genuine romance, and which is just out for revenge? There’s also the small matter of a witch to contend with – or is it a gentler magic the mysterious Ellen offers with her overtures of friendship?

It’s easy to fall for Alex Craven’s good looks and witty charm, but it’s Nathan Harlow’s dark and brooding, almost rude manner, that Lucy can’t help but find herself being drawn to. To make things even messier, there’s no love lost between Nathan and Alex, and their history seems to go back a long way…

Right back to a dark past-life in the Napoleonic era, if Lucy’s increasingly strange and seductive dreams are to be believed.

When the past catches up with them, disaster strikes, and Lucy must learn the truth about her past-life before history repeats itself.

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rabbit book coverAbout Rabbit: (a novel?):

This book is finished, the author declares. But it is never finished.

Rabbit explores a young folklorist driving 4,000 miles, collecting ghost stories and meeting his homeless schizophrenic father for the first time. Our narrator is attempting to finish his book, pausing the story to debate with his frustrated editor. The manuscript is unraveling as he approaches its end. Rabbit is a meta-fiction literary novel depicting a young writer’s obsessions with our cosmos, estranged parents, abuse, and infidelity. It is an angst-riddled ride through the American subconscious of the twenty-first century.

Meeting his father was not the ending he expected. It was the beginning of his darkest descent.

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Persimmon-Road-small-picAbout The House on Persimmon Road by Jackie “Weger:

Justine Hale inherits her widowed, flaky mother, gets her kids and mother-in-law in her divorce settlement and moves all into a house owned by a Civil War era ghost who flat out does not believe in ghosts and is intent on putting to rights the whole eccentric bunch. Then–there’s Tucker Highsmith…

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hotelAbout How to save up to 80% on great hotel rooms worldwide:

One of the absolute best things about booking your travel arrangements online is the sheer multitude of websites and tools that are available to assist in the process.

However, one of the biggest drawbacks can also be that there are so many different websites and tools from which to choose. In most cases, online travel deal seekers will find themselves confused over which are the absolute best sites to use. Some travelers will often find it too frustrating to look for deals and will start to doubt their ability to book decent travel and hotel accommodations online.

This Book is intended for the traveler who is passionate about new experiences and saving money at the same time. Once you have all of the vocabulary that you need and understand the tools that are available, you will be able to book with the utmost confidence. While there is never a guarantee that you will be able to lock in the lowest priced hotels or airfare each time, this guide is a great tool to have on your side that is filled with resources that can help you to get closer than ever to an ideal price.

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BEHIND-CLOSED-DOORS-COMPLETE-MAN-LIGHTERAbout Behind Closed Doors by Brian L. Porter:

utumn, 1888. The population of London is transfixed and horrified by the atrocious and horrific murder spree being conducted by Jack the Ripper.
The newspapers are full of the details of the mutilations perpetrated by the killer and the apparent inability of the police to apprehend the unknown assailant. As Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Charles Warren throws the bulk of his investigative resources into the search for The Ripper, and the tabloid press scream of the crimes in banner headlines on a daily basis; on the new, ultra modern Underground Railway that has revolutionized travel around the great metropolis for the working man, another, less well publicized killer is at large.

Tucked away on the inner pages of the daily press, hardly enough to raise an eyebrow among discerning readers, one may have found a few, short articles which told of the strange and also, so far unsolved murders which are taking place on board the carriages of the new-fangled and much heralded transport system. Each murder takes place the day after one of the ripper killings, as the murderer appears to be taking advantage of the lack of police resources to tackle not one, but two major investigations simultaneously.

Inspector Albert Norris is charged with bringing the railway killer to justice, but, as with case of Jack the Ripper, clues are few, the killer’s motive unclear, and he is forced to carry out his investigations ‘quietly and without causing a public panic’ as the authorities seek to prevent a loss of confidence in the safety of the underground railway system. The press are being told even less, hence the minimal coverage, and Norris can count on little help from above as he attempts to solve the inexplicable series of murders.

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Pushing-over-40-Oct-2013-pix-smallerAbout Pushing over 40 by S M Mala:

Maya wants a baby but at forty two there’s one problem… she hasn’t got a man to help her get pregnant. She created and runs a website called ‘Pushing over 40’ to help women of a certain age trying to have a child. It’s a place where can they give each other advice, support and hope.
And as she tries to find a man to help her with this small task, other than the sperm donation clinic regularly taking her money, there are two people who could deliver the goods.
Her brother’s new neighbour Tony or her sister in law’s brother, the wayward Adam. Both of whom she really likes but the pair aren’t your usual run of the mill suitors.
But you have to be very careful for what you wish for as Maya then finds out the downside of getting pregnant and how it can really destroy your soul and diminish your hope if things go unexpectedly wrong.
A heart wrenching story dedicated to all women who have loved and lost in the battle to become pregnant when they’re ‘Pushing over 40’… or not.

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Manic-Monday-New-Feb-2014About Manic Monday:

Assassins have no fun…at least that is how Jake Monday feels. Sure, it pays well and has tons of great benefits like beautiful women, fast cars and expensive clothes. But, when you hate your job, how can you enjoy its perks?

Jake finds that although he excels at killing, he finds no joy in it. His employer continues to push him to his limits, forcing Jake to re-evaluate his career choice.

A chance meeting with a woman aboard a flight to Los Angeles leaves Jake questioning more than his occupation. She leaves him with a strange gift and a feeling that they are somehow connected.

Before Jake can unravel the mysterious woman, he takes an assignment that changes his life forever. The stakes are legendary, the danger acute, and the world may never be the same.

From The Author:
Manic Monday is the first installment of a 7-part series of novellas. The Jake Monday Chronicles will also be included in two volumes of collected works: The Monday Collection, Volumes One and Volume Two. So, whether you enjoy your series one installment at a time, or you like to read a longer work, we have you covered. The Monday Collection, Volume One contains Manic Monday, A Month of Mondays, and Thank God it’s Monday. All these installments are also available to purchase separately if you wish.

The Monday Collection, Volume Two will be released in the fourth quarter of 2014 and will include the final four parts of the Jake Monday saga: Rainy Days and Mondays (March 2014), Can’t Wait for Monday (May 2014), Mad Mad Monday (July 2014), and Monday Bloody Monday (September 2014).

I get the question from time-to-time: what inspired you to write this story? With Jake Monday, my inspiration came from a multitude of sources. Authors like Ludlum, LeCarre, Fleming, and Follet come to mind. Also, I enjoy watching series on television: “Alias,” “Heroes,” “Lost,” “Supernatural,” “The X-Files,” and “Hannibal.” All of these have elements that influenced my writing.

The Jake Monday Chronicles began in 2003 when I wrote a short story about an assassin named Jake Monday. I had no plans, really, but I had a sentence running through my head. The sentence that launched this series began: “Jake Monday hated Mondays more than any other day of the week.”

The idea that a high-profile assassin would be unhappy, unsatisfied, and struggling with his past and future, is not unique. I wanted to explore new areas of this theme. I thought of family, of a past hidden, of the moral challenge of an individual that finds himself caught in a massive global conspiracy while grappling with the choices he has made, willingly or not.

So, Jake Monday is my Jason Bourne. Hallie is my Sidney Bristow (from Alias). My villains…well, they are all my own. I love to draw villains who are deep, believable, and scary. Not because they always represent the antithesis of the hero, but just the opposite: my villains are not much different than all of us. I do not believe in “grey areas,” but I do believe the line between good and evil can be narrow. One wrong move and even someone like Jake Monday can be heading in the wrong direction.

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Energize-eBook-062314-best-sellerAbout ENERGIZE: 60 Seconds to Boost Your Energy Naturally: Happiness, Massage & Healthy Living:

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Happiness through Healthy Living simplified.

Join artist and author of The Art of Living Series Jacques Polanco for this comprehensive guide to forging your own path in healthy living and boosting your state of happiness.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

- Set Your Day to Manage Your Stress Every Morning

- Increase Your Energy to Maintain Your Confidence

- Enhance Your Healing Power by Embracing 4 Classical Elements

Behind every strong body is a sound elegant system, but many individuals lack the resources and knowledge required to build an elegant plan that makes their presence stand out in the crowd and boost your self-esteem.

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Omslag-300pxAbout My Daily Smoothie: How I made the habit stick (+ recipes & shopping lists for 30 days):

This is a simple, yet very effective, guidebook to starting and maintaining a daily smoothie habit.

Anyone can get started with a new health regime, but very few people stick to it in the long run. Still, this is what we all want, isn’t it? After close to 5 years of making smoothies, I have developed a bullet proof system that will help you drink a daily smoothie packed with natural goodness, and stick to the habit.

This book includes everything you need, from detailed instructions on smoothie making + my system for success, to complete shopping lists, my best recipes, nutritional information about the ingredients, a very detailed FAQ and a bonus gift – printable recipe cards!

I will guide you on a 30-day (and beyond) journey that truly has the power to change your eating habits for good. The simple habit of smoothies will do that for you, that’s a promise. Read my story to see how I got started with healthy smoothies, how I made the habit stick and how it changed my life.

Why smoothies? A smoothie is fast and easy to make, unbelievably nutritious and taste fantastic. It’s made from natural whole foods, pure and simple without additives. It will help you cleanse, nourish and strengthen your body, as well as improve your energy levels and boost your immune system.

Are you in? Let’s do this!

Ps. All recipes are free from gluten & dairy which makes it easy for you to eliminate this in your diet, should you wish to.

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Author_PhotoTell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I was born in South Baltimore, Maryland, about a mile from Fort McHenry and a few blocks from Federal Hill. I’m the youngest of eleven children–yes, eleven. Growing up, art, music and writing were my passions and I although I played girls softball and tennis, I was adequate at best. I’ve been married for twenty years and together, we have three children (yours, mine and ours) and three granddaughters.
My first novel “Fireflies,” was published in March of 2013 with GMTA Publishing and my second novel, “Hope From the Ocean,” which is the prequel to “Fireflies,” was published in March of 2014. My third book, “The Blue Diamond – An Ivory Razor Adventure,” is with my editor and we’re hoping for a late September 2014 release.

What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest book isn’t published yet but it will be in the very near future. The book is named “The Blue Diamond – An Ivory Razor Adventure.”This book was inspired by my love of adventure, romance and good old fashion swashbuckling fun! Think “Pirates of the Caribbean” meets “Charlie’s Angels.” That should give you an idea of the premise of this book and that is all I’m going to tell you. You’ll just have to wait for the big launch. ;)

Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I’m afraid I am really boring when it comes to answering this question. I really don’t. I can write pretty much anywhere at any time and I’m a master of blocking out my surroundings. I can’t be rude though so of course if someone needs my attention, I remind them I’m writing and tell them to get lost. ;) Just kidding, I ask them to move along. Still kidding, sort of.

What authors, or books have influenced you?
The answer to this question is constantly changing. Since I’m currently reading “Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon and I’m trying to make time to read “A Game of Thrones,” these are two very good examples. However, J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, Louisa May Alcott, Harper Lee…

What are you working on now?
I’m working on preparing “The Blue Diamond” for publishing and also jumping back into the novel I was writing before I wrote “Hope From the Ocean” and “The Blue Diamond.” I really liked the concept of this story and the characters were really starting to come to life (50K words in). So last weekend ,I started from the beginning and wow did I see so much that needed to be revised and reworked. I was thrilled! It proved to me how much I’ve learned in the past two years and showed me I’m improving. I don’t ever want to stop learning and growing.

What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Definitely book blogs.I can’t say enough about how book bloggers have spread the word about my novels. Whether they host you as a guest, interview you or go all the way and review your books for you, you simply cannot beat the exposure to readers these generous people give. Blog tours are the ultimate way to get the word out about your books.

Do you have any advice for new authors?
I’d tell them to just keep reading and writing. Learn as much as you can about publishing so you can make the right decision for yourself. There are so many avenues you can take to have your book published and do not neglect your editing. Hire an editor. There are plenty of people who won’t cost you an arm or a leg but do an excellent job.

What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Anne Rice, “There are no rules in writing.” I may have paraphrased but you get the point. There are rules of grammar, punctuation etc. but when it comes to telling your story, let the rules go and just write.

What are you reading now?
As I said above, I’m almost finished the first book in the “Outlander” series. I am in love with the characters and the story.

What’s next for you as a writer?
To keep doing my best writing and continuing to write the kinds of books I like to read. I can’t write something because it’s what’s “HOT” at the moment or because I know that is what has the largest market share. I write from my head and my heart. I believe if I stay true to myself, success is going to come.

If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
Empty notebook as long as I can bring a pen too!

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Jeff-Dryden-Book-Cover-Final-Version-22About The Murder of Jeffrey: Dryden The Grim Truth Surrounding Male Domestic Abuse by Troy Veenstra:

At 2:45 am on the humid summer morning of July 18, 2010 Jeffrey Dryden, a 28 year-old male returned home after hanging out with his twin brother. In the moments that followed, evidence indicates that his live-in 21 year-old girlfriend stabbed Jeff in the neck as he attempted to flee from her after an altercation erupted over her cell phone. Jeff ran out of the apartment before collapsing feet away from his car just outside of the apartment, he was pronounced dead shortly after Police arrived on scene.

His alleged girlfriend, Chiquita R Fizer, was taken into custody and subsequently charged with Second Degree Murder in Jeff’s death. In the days and months that followed, it became clear that Jeff had been living a secret life, a life that our society does not currently recognize nor socially accepts as existing. Jeff was the victim of Male Domestic Abuse, the batterer, his Female Girlfriend.

This book details the days and months leading up to Jeff’s Murder. It further goes into detail on the hearing and trial of his abuser and murderer, now serving 14 to 45 years in prison for the death Jeffrey Dryden. Furthermore, this book exposes the truth behind truth in regards to the highly ignored and purposely overlooked disease known as Male Domestic Abuse… Men being abused by their Female Lovers…

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Ideology-Of-Religion-Ebook-CoverAbout IDEOLOGY OF RELIGIONS. Scientific Proof Of Existence Of “God”: The Catalog Of Human Population.:

In the XXI century, “God” remains an unknown value to humans. Although “God” is the fundamental value in this world, as he is the Creator of all. A modern human cannot accept the idea of the existence of “God” due to lack of evidence that “God” exists. “Blind faith” is an indicator of low level of development of individuals, and is no longer a common stance of modern people, even those who are not well educated. People are willing to believe only that what they can see with their own eyes, test, and, of course, use in everyday life. That is normal, natural.
People only declare that they believe in “God.” No one really believes in him because human intellect is created in such a way that one is unable to take something seriously without evidence. Not to mention that recipes that religion offers as a practical guide—do not hold water from the point of view of a modern person. Also, in the eternal debate of psychologists: what is primary, “soul” or body, “soul loses” only because psychologists do not know anything about it. Despite the fact that “soul” (psyche) is the focus of this “science.” Shortfalls of medicine, psychology, anthropology, and other sciences that study human beings affected people’s attitude towards religion.
However, religion, unlike science, has existed for many centuries. Despite everything, it continues to exist today. This clearly indicates that humanity can exist without science, but not without belief in some “Higher Powers,” something supernatural that, unlike modern science, has the ability to solve any problems of humans. One can admit this to himself or not, it does not matter. And, even more so, it does not matter whether this role is filled by biblical “God” (or those gods, which religions offer to consider gods) or not.
As it is known, there are books much older than the Bible, Torah, Quran, etc. Some of these books date tens of millions of years back. Studying one of these books (according to some researchers, this manuscript dates 21st century BC), we found answers to all of our questions because this book turned out to be nothing other than the “Catalog of Human Souls.” It is a catalog because this book contains descriptions of about three hundred models of psyche of homo sapiens. Moreover, it holds detailed instructions on how this or that person can realize the main “Divine Plan”: make himself/herself “the image and likeness of God.” In this book about three hundred ways to achieve this state for humans were discovered. This book is a direct proof of existence of “God”; the segment which religious institutions and their congregations have always needed, but lacked. Any person can compare descriptions from the Catalog to real people, their individual qualities, life algorithms, etc., or use information about how this or that person can be controlled, apply it in practice, see the reactions and get real results from manipulation.

“God” created a human in His Image and Likeness, and implanted potential of a Creator into each person. And, gave everyone the freedom to choose exactly how and in what direction to use their existing abilities. The “Divine Will” in respect to a Human was recorded in the “Catalog of Human Souls.” However, humanity lost this Catalog, and began to use “God”-given potential in a completely different way. In the direction opposite of the “Divine Plan,” people began to create artificial images.

We feel that the tradition of “True Faith,” which actually is Knowledge, should be revived. Everywhere. Globally. We propose a new ideology of religions and its practical implementation. We propose to finally determine the answer to who is, at least, a Human. And, to move the theory of existence of “God,” the human “Soul” from the status of a theory, which can only be believed in, into the status of a theory that any person can test. New ideology of religions, created on the basis of evidence for “God’s” existence produced strictly by scientific methods, can bring people back to “God.”

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5f41b7d4cjanayaTell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
The first thing I would like to share about myself is my mom status. I have four awesome kids who keep me fairly busy, but are always excited for me to work on my writing. Their ulterior motive for this is the hope that one day their father, the fun parent, will be able to quit his job. I must admit I would be happy with that also.
I’m an author of YA paranormal romance, but in all honesty I’m interested in being a multi-genre author. The Healer is the first book in my Healer series, and also happens to be the first full length novel I have ever written, but once I have completed the series I would love to finish a YA romance that I’m halfway through, and a religious comedy that is also about halfway written. I guess I tend to bounce around a bit when it comes to genres, but my first love is paranormal romance.
I’m also a singer and a songwriter. I’m most comfortable on a stage with a microphone in my hand and a huge Jazz band backing me up. I sang with a college jazz band in junior college and then I was accepted to the vocal jazz program at Sacramento State University. Singing jazz, and writing my own original music is something I’ve done for more than a decade now. Something I love about lyrics to a song is the ability to take one loaded theme and find the best way to express the feelings and emotions of that theme in a creative and original way. There are some books out there that are just begging to have a theme song written for them. I can hear the songs in my head when I read books like that. In the case of The Healer, I was able to write a love song that encompassed the whole love theme in The Healer Series between my two main characters. That’s been a fun project to work on.
I had the opportunity to live in Brazil for a little under two years and learned about an amazing culture, not to mention an amazing language. I was finally able to say that I was a world traveler after that, but I would love to end up in Italy or Greece someday. When I’m not writing, I’m reading, and when I’m not reading I’m chasing after children, kissing on my husband and having huge TV marathons of The Amazing Race, Vampire Diaries and Grimm.

What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Th Healer was inspired by one crazed nightmare. I had this wacky dream about spirits being trapped in Japanese Statues and when I woke up I was left feeling anxious and a bit distraught. I wanted to know how the spirit had been trapped and how to free it. The story was a mystery and I love a good mystery. I knew if I wanted some answers I would have to develop the story myself. It’s been an interesting journey of discovery with my characters calling the shots.

Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I always outline everything, and then when I’m in the moment writing a specific scene, I will take the storyline somewhere completely different just because it feels right, and then other options open up for me. So while I’m a planner, I’m also a pantser. It’s the best of both worlds, I guess.

What authors, or books have influenced you?
I read Nancy Drew mysteries for years. They were the only books I would read when I was in elementary school. I loved a good mystery, and I was convinced Nancy Drew was the only way to go. However, I was getting awfully tired of her relationship never quite developing fully with any Hardy Boys or her boyfriend for that matter. I realized I was a fan of romance as well and started reading YA romances with a little mystery and suspense thrown in. I think what influenced me the most was the diversity I found in the different genres, and that I loved all of them. I enjoyed the way so many authors could take one basic theme and create interesting and original stories out of them. I studied how they did it, and always knew what was going to captivate me and what wasn’t. Those are the types of writing techniques I hope I have employed in my own writing.

What are you working on now?
I was recently invited to collaborate with nine other author for a YA, paranormal anthology entitled, Strange and Lovely: Ten Paranormal Tales of Thrills and Romance. We are all writing short stories with varying paranormal themes. My short story involves assassins of the Fae variety, but to find out what happens you’ll have to wait with baited breath until Oct. 4th when we release it. You can also meet the authors of the anthology, myself included, and converse with several other guest authors during our release party on Facebook. Just look up Strange and Lovely: Ten Paranormal Tales of Thrills and Romance Release Party. It’s open to everyone so come join the fun. Here is the link if you’re as lazy with your mouse and clicker finger as I am. LOL https://www.facebook.com/events/750157858383808/

What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I have found that Facebook and Goodreads work best for me simply because I know the most about them, and what I have been implementing so far in terms of marketing and networking has given me great results. That doesn’t mean there isn’t anything else out there. It simply means that’s all I’ve become familiar with so far. I’m slowly building my knowledge base when it comes to marketing my books.

Do you have any advice for new authors?
Write what you love, and write because you love to. If your only interest in writing is to make money then you’re in it for the wrong reasons and you’ll become frustrated. It’s not the easiest journey when you’re trying to create a storyline and characters who readers can connect and commit to, and your stories become like family sometimes. You have to develop a thick skin in terms of query rejections or critiques. All of this will give you experience that will better you in the end so long as you love what you do, work on what you can and accept suggestions that are helpful.

What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Don’t edit as you go. Finish your entire rough draft and then go back and start your edits and rewrites, otherwise you’ll be stuck on chapter one editing forever and never moving on until you feel the first chapter is perfect. Too many things can change in the course of writing a full novel, including your first chapter so just push through the whole story, and work with what you have after that. Your rough draft becomes your skeletal outline and reference for what the final masterpiece will be.

What are you reading now?
I am reading Vampire Princess Rising, Book Two of The Winters Series, written by my dear friend Jami Brumfield.

What’s next for you as a writer?
Once the anthology is released I will be finishing up the second book in The Healer Series and moving on to the third, but I still have that YA romance and religious comedy to get to. I’ll have plenty to keep me busy once The Healer Series is finished.

If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
I would bring any books from The Bloodlines Series by Richelle Mead that I hadn’t read yet. Brilliant, that woman. I love her. I would also need to bring a copy of Shackles of Honor by Marcia Lynn McClure. I’m telling you, if you love sweet romances this is the best one I have ever read thus far.

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C. J. Anaya Website
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profile1Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I have worked as an IT Consultant for more years than I care to remember and in particular have a passion for Agile / Lean. So far I have only have my debut book out, Thrive: Surviving in a Corporate Jungle, but I do have at least 2 or 3 more books I would love to write at some point.

What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
My latest (and first) book is Thrive: Surviving in a Corporate Jungle, and the inspiration came from a desire to write about the insanity I have witnessed in various corporations, but which I needed to anonymise to protect the innocent, or not so innocent as the case me be.

In particular, I also wanted to tap into human emotions. I’ve read too many business / agile / reference books and I know the subject is typically very dry, formulaic and extremely theoretical. There is nothing worse than a book of ‘quick tips’ if it takes 3 months to implement each tip. At that rate the top 10 tips would take 2.5 years to implement, which is a long time.

I think we often forget that humans have feelings, opinions and their own motivations. Corporations live in a disconnected reality whereby a mandate from above that they shall be agile tomorrow, means they are magically agile tomorrow. This disconnect from the messaging and the reality is where the most frustration and tension typically arises within the average corporation.

Do you have any unusual writing habits?
My editor told me I was too self-deprecating and lacked confidence in my writing style. She removed so many ‘hopefully’ I think the word count was halved.

I probably have a ‘Billy Connolly’ element to my writing. I don’t have a structure, or a plan, but find myself running off at tangents and typing furiously for a few days. I then spend a couple of weeks cleaning up the mess. I also don’t write as often as I think. I will play out key passages over and over in my head before I commit them to paper.

What authors, or books have influenced you?
I listed the key books in my book. The biggest influence for the structure of this book has to be Rework from 37 Signals. I prefer not to insult the reader by spelling out absolutely everything in painstaking, and unnecessary detail. I want to spark the imagination of the reader. I want them to think for themselves.

Other big influences are everything by Tom DeMarco, Malcolm Gladwell and Douglas Adams.

What are you working on now?
I am deep into the promotion and marketing phase of my first book. I would love to say I am actively working on my second book, but finances dictate I will probably return to consulting for a while. I’m not one of these people who can write a book in my spare time, so it may be a while before I can find the time to dedicate to writing again :(

What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I’ll tell you when I find out. So far, I’m not enjoying the experience of promoting my book. I think the best engagement (not necessarily sales) has been from a giveaway promotion I’ve been running on Goodreads.

Do you have any advice for new authors?
Write for yourself first and foremost. Do it to the point you are happy and then decide on the next step. Don’t set out to write a best-seller. My book was never really intended for a wide audience, but at each stage of the project I made a judgement call whether to invest more energy or not.

What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Challenge everything, particularly yourself.

What are you reading now?
Mainly books on mindfulness and spirituality.

What’s next for you as a writer?
This may just be my only book. I have a personal story I would love to tell, but that is a long way off.

I need to see how my first goes is received to determine whether or not I’ll ‘publicly’ write a second book.

If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
I’d have to take a large book on astronomy so I could study the stars.
I would then take an encyclopaedia.
Douglas Adams Hitchhiker would be on the list.

What I wouldn’t take would be any ‘business’ books.

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Venture Untamed by R.H. Russell

July 30, 2014

R.H. Russell has had a head full of stories for as long as she can remember. She wrote her first book in kindergarten and has been hooked ever since. When she’s not writing, she’s coaching judo and traveling with the amazing, talented kids on her judo club’s National Team. She also writes the Unicorns of the Mist series as R.R. Russell.

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The Oligoantigenic Anti-Inflammation Diet Plan (The O Diet): 3 Easy Steps to Discovering Whether or Not You Have Food Allergies and Developing a Healthy … Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Immune System) [Kindle Edition]

July 30, 2014

Veronica Bond is a Certified Life Coach, Licensed and Registered Dietary Nutritionist and certified fitness instructor. She lives in Washington State with her husband and 2.5 children.

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Guilt-Free Gluten-Free Desserts: Enjoy The Best of Both Worlds! (gluten free everyday cookbook, gluten free products, gluten free books, gluten free diet plan, celiac disease) [Kindle Edition]

July 30, 2014

Lauren’s obsession and passion with nutrition and healthy diet brought her to a career in cooking and healthcare. Her eagerness to experiment on herself and her diet caught the attention of people around her and she soon became a sort after nutrition adviser and a also a dietitian.
Now, after giving health and diet advice to a lot of clients, she is publishing recipe books to help reach more people and gain knowledge about it . Lauren Rae, is an expert about life. Her talent for writing started at an early age.

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Cake Decorating for Beginners: Guide in Learning Cake Decorating (Cake Decorating Guidelines, Cake Decorating Techniques and Cake Decorating Ideas) [Kindle Edition]

July 30, 2014

Madison Frank is committed to help organizations become more effective by creating groundbreaking, result-oriented learning solutions. He has consulted extensively with private organizations and government entities. .Madison has been passionately involved in instructional design and learning for nearly a decade. His major area of expertise is design of innovative learning courses that bring results and improve performance. He decided to write books for educational purposes to guide and give instructions to certain matter especially crafts.

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Marty Young

July 30, 2014

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. Marty Young (martyyoung.com) is a Bram Stoker-nominated and Australian Shadows Award-winning writer and editor, and sometimes ghost hunter. He was the founding President of the Australian Horror Writers Association from 2005-2010, and one of the creative minds behind the internationally acclaimed Midnight Echo magazine, […]

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Jessica Tornese

July 30, 2014

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. I am a new author- I currently have three YA books available that are all part of a trilogy. I am an avid reader, love to bake, and I take on just about any challenge outdoors and in extreme activities like rafting, climbing, and […]

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Curse of the Chupacabra

July 30, 2014

Prior to becoming an award-winning author of his dark fiction Chupacabra Series, Michael was a full-time international film publicist who had worked on multiple titles for Walt Disney, Pixar, Lionsgate, Lakeshore Entertainment, Warner Bros., Summit Entertainment, and the 2013 Academy Award-winning Best Foreign Language Film, “La grande bellezza” (The Great Beauty).

Born in the early 1970′s in Los Angeles County to a salesman and a homemaker, Michael dreamed of following his passions for entertainment and storytelling by becoming an actor. It was while studying theatre arts at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, did he realize his penchant for stories were better suited on the page rather than the stage. However, creating tales with suspense, laughter, and heart is not Michael’s only love. Hebler also enjoys volunteering in his local community for Meals on Wheels, as well as aid in the capture/spay/neuter/release feral program.

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Night of the Chupacabra

July 30, 2014

Prior to becoming an award-winning author of his dark fiction Chupacabra Series, Michael was a full-time international film publicist who had worked on multiple titles for Walt Disney, Pixar, Lionsgate, Lakeshore Entertainment, Warner Bros., Summit Entertainment, and the 2013 Academy Award-winning Best Foreign Language Film, “La grande bellezza” (The Great Beauty).

Born in the early 1970′s in Los Angeles County to a salesman and a homemaker, Michael dreamed of following his passions for entertainment and storytelling by becoming an actor. It was while studying theatre arts at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, did he realize his penchant for stories were better suited on the page rather than the stage. However, creating tales with suspense, laughter, and heart is not Michael’s only love. Hebler also enjoys volunteering in his local community for Meals on Wheels, as well as aid in the capture/spay/neuter/release feral program.

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CAPTURED

July 30, 2014

S.J. Harper is the pen name for the writing team of Samantha Sommersby and Jeanne C. Stein, two friends who met at Comic-Con in San Diego and quickly bonded over a mutual love of good wine, edgy urban fantasy, and everything Joss Whedon.

Samantha Sommersby left what she used to call her “real life” day job in the psychiatric field to pursue writing full-time in 2007. She is the author of more than ten novels and novellas including the critically acclaimed Forbidden series. She currently lives with her husband and cocker spaniel, Buck, in a century old Southern California Craftsman. Sam happily spends her days immersed in a world where vampires, werewolves, and demons are real, myths and legends are revered, magic is possible, and love still conquers all.

Jeanne Stein is the national bestselling author of The Anna Strong Vampire Chronicles. She also has numerous short story credits, including most recently the novella, Blood Debt, from the New York Times bestselling anthology, Hexed. Her series has been picked up in three foreign countries and her short stories published in collections here in the US and the UK. She lives in Denver, CO where she finds gardening a challenge more daunting than navigating the world of mythical creatures.

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Maria DeSouza

July 30, 2014

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. I am a 32 yr old NJ native, not to be mistaken for the craziness that is the NJ Housewives or Jersey Shore! I have two children, who are my life, and family that makes me want to scream at times, but I love […]

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Rachel Walter

July 30, 2014

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. I am a stay at home mom in Pennsylvania that loves hockey, reading, writing, and bonfires. Currently I have 3 books released in two different genres. What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it? Soul Promise (The Soul Mate Series) […]

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Mason Wilson And The Dead Bird Debacle

July 30, 2014

.P. Jones was raised in Lancashire, England but has lived in Toronto, Canada for the past twelve years. His writing influences include Enid Blyton, Anthony Buckeridge, Roald Dahl, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, David Eddings and C.J. Sansom.

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The Other of One – Book One (Editor’s Edition)

July 30, 2014

Born in Waterford, Ireland, in 1981, I later moved up to Galway in ’88. There I attended St. Pat’s primary school before serving my five year sentence at St. Joseph’s secondary.

I sat my leaving-cert in 1999. Rivetting stuff…enough said! Let’s just say, Medicine was well n’ truly out the window, as was shoe-shining. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, it’s just not my dream scenario.

I hated school-work you see. Hanging out with my friends in the yard, smoking, was one thing, but when it came to studying…”no thanks, the tv could use some company.”

In hindsight, this could very well have been my inspiration for William. Thankfully there were no Blackheads or Ms. Cleavers gracing my school halls, though there were some close alternatives…

But not all my subjects made me want to rip fistfuls of my hair out and use it for earplugs. English appealed to me very much. Why? Because English involves writing. And the only ingredients writing requires are passion, patience, and imagination. Not foreign languages or algebra (unless you want to include them, if that’s your thing)

It was my guilty pleasure. I used to love ‘pushing the envelope’ when essay-day arrived. Not out of some twisted enjoyment for the dark and demented things I sometimes wrote about. It was more a case of me wanting to be more original than everyone else. I was always competitive that way.

After my five year stretch, I got out on bail with my mediocre result card, and actually continued to write. This surprised even me. I wrote short stories, the odd poem, and even a few songs. God-awful ones, but I tried it nonetheless. Writing is writing after all – be it a Facebook status or a 1000 page novel.

It was only in October 2002, did my little writing hobby really change the course of my life. I’d begun working on a fantasy called ‘Kaddareth’. In the meantime I was doing a creative writing course at Kilroy’s College, Dublin.

I learned a lot during that course. My tutor, Eileen Casey, was especially supportive. A true model for aspiring writers, and she is an extremely talented author and mentor to many, having written such works as ‘Snow Shoes’ and ‘Drinking the colour blue’.

However, I will never forget the day I was asked to present them with the opening pages of a sample novel.

Thinking nothing of it, I began…

I wrote through the night. Red Bull cans scattered about my desk lamp. By the time I was done, I was well beyond the assignment’s word allowance. The idea was just too vast for a simple 1,500 word exercise. But I liked what I’d written so much that I didn’t want to just send it adrift, nor could I edit it because the details were just too damn essential to the plot. So I contacted the college the following morning and asked if I could exceed it, just this once – with sugar on top. As expected, no such permsission was granted, which was perfectly fair (and to this day I’m glad!)

So I put that story to one side, submitted some other ‘thrown-together’ piece, and straight-away returned to the other.

That piece was the beginnings of ‘The Other of One’…

I have since ditched Kaddareth and have continued on this course; adding on further installments to (what has become known as) ‘The Other of One’ series as I go. Best of all, it has been so well received! And with a little luck, even more people will get to read it in the future. People like you. I only hope you enjoy it as much, because if you do, then I will have a whole other world waiting for you to explore…

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Almost Royalty: A Romantic Comedy…Of Sorts by Courtney Hamilton

July 30, 2014

Courtney Hamilton has worked in Hollywood with writers, directors, executive producers, actresses and actors in the entertainment industry in L.A., Las Vegas and New York, including Golden Globe and Emmy winners in television and feature films (particularly in the humorous fiction, humor romance and women’s fiction genres). Based in Los Angeles, California, Hamilton is a keen observer of L.A. Royalty and southern California society (which many consider a romantic fiction of its own). Almost Royalty is a fictionalized satire of Los Angeles social classes and especially those who aspire to be part of the city’s A-Level Royalty.

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Corps Justice Boxed Set

July 30, 2014

C. G. “Carlos” Cooper is author of the Corps Justice novels, The Chronicles of Benjamin Dragon and founder of The Mentor Code Series.

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Keep Your Man: Seven Ways to His Happiness

July 30, 2014

Angelia G Bell is a professional relationships and dating coach, and author of a number of relationship books and publications.

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Eternity

July 30, 2014

Tmonique Stephens wrote her first novel about a reporter and a hockey player after the U.S. hockey team won gold in the 1980 Olympics. She loves writing flawed characters who reflect the emotional baggage we all carry. Paranormal romances and fantasy novels are her favorite genre. She also enjoys Stephen King and Dean Koontz.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing from City College of New York.

Born in St. Thomas USVI, but she grew up in The Bronx, New York one mile from Yankee Stadium. She loves SyFy and the History channels, and Asian cuisine.

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The Other Side of the Bridge

July 30, 2014

After spending three years as a diehard New Yorker, Katharine Swartz now lives in the Lake District in England with her husband, their five children, and a Golden Retriever. She enjoys such novel things as long country walks and chatting with people in the street, and her children love the freedom of village life—although she often has to ring four or five people to figure out where they’ve gone off to.

She writes women’s fiction as well as contemporary romance under the name Kate Hewitt, and whatever the genre she enjoys delivering a compelling and intensely emotional story.

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Zenith: The First Book of Ascension

July 30, 2014

Dirk Strasser has written over 30 books and has won multiple Australian Publisher Association Awards and a Ditmar for Best Professional Achievement. His short story, ‘The Doppelgänger Effect’, appeared in the World Fantasy Award-winning anthology, Dreaming Down Under. His fiction has been translated into a number of languages. He founded the Aurealis Awards and has co-published and co-edited Aurealis magazine for over 20 years.

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