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  • Book Review: Crimson Bayou by Alizabeth Lynn
    June 23, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Crimson Bayou Author: Alizabeth Lynn Genre: Paranormal Romance Amazon Rating: 4.4 stars For Carissa Blaine, going home is both the easiest and the hardest decision she’s ever had to make. She is a young widow looking to move on with her life, and she soon meets Aden McTarver, her handsome neighbor with a deep
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  • Wednesday Words: Free Verse with Eric Draven
    June 20, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Eric “Crow” Draven is the poet who will be sharing a lesson on free verse today. Here’s a brief bio about Mr. Draven: * Performed on ESPN during the NBA All-Star game in Atlanta (Michael Jordan’s last All -Star game) * Award winner author (2014 Poetry Author of the year and Spoken word Artist of the year
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  • Author: Laura Lovett
    June 18, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s second interview is with Laura Lovett! Laura (Hambley) Lovett was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, and received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Calgary in 2005. Her love of writing began at an early age when she would create and draw characters, telling stories to herself as she drew. An accomplished
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  • Author: Katheryn J. Avila
    June 18, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Meet author Katheryn J. Avila in today’s first interview. Katheryn J. Avila is a programmer by day, writer by night. A lover of all things supernatural  and helpless romantic at heart, she spends most of her writing time coming up with stories that incorporate at least one of the two. So far, she’s only published one
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  • Book Review: An Ogre’s Tale by Lilian Oake
    June 16, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: An Ogre’s Tale Author: Lilian Oake Genre: Fantasy Amazon Rating: 4.7 Stars Lyla and Father think they are a happy family, living in their cozy cottage near the woods. But when Mother starts over-eating, neither can stop worrying—and then, Mother disappears. Upset and confused, Lyla is led by an elf to find answers in the
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  • Wednesday Words: The Sestina by Sam DeLoach
    June 13, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Today, we are very honored to have esteemed poet, Sam DeLoach, teach us about the Sestina. What is a sestina? The sestina is a rather complex form of poetry that has six stanzas; with each stanza having six lines. There is also a seventh stanza, which is known as an envoy, or tornado. In the
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  • Author: Julie A. Burns
    June 11, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Meet author Julie A. Burns in today’s interview. Julie A. Burns is a native Iowan born in Marshalltown, Iowa and raised in Davenport, Iowa. After her parent’s divorce at age 7, she took to writing, whether it was her diary or poems about people she met or situations that bothered her. After graduating from high
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  • Book Review: Fools Rush In by Donna S. Frelick
    June 9, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Fools Rush In (The Intersttellar Rescue Series Book 3) Author: Donna S. Frelick Genre: Science fiction/Space Opera/Romance Amazon rating: 5 stars She thought she had the toughest job in Rescue— until the day she had to convert a pirate into a hero. Interstellar Rescue “conductor” Rayna Carver is deep undercover on a slave ship
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  • Friday Fiction: Tears of a Sinner by Stephanie Ayers
    June 8, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Today’s short story, Tears of a Sinner, comes from Stephanie Ayers. In an alternate universe, Jackson Bruning is not all he appears (or doesn’t appear) to be. Tears of a Sinner “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a good wife.”
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  • Wednesday Words: The Librarian by David Bankson
    June 6, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Our poem today, The Librarian, comes from David Bankson. It’s easy to see why he’s heralded as a great poet. David is a full-time autodidact with a lifelong passion for poetry, philosophy, and linguistics. His works have been featured online at Thank you for Swallowing, Walking is Still Honest, and Indiana Voice Journal. His greatest influences are
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  • Author: K.L. Holloway
    June 4, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Meet author K. L. Holloway with today’s interview. K.L. Holloway was born during the hot summer of 1987 to the typical American family. Living miles from the nearest kid, she found solace in books and writing. She graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia Southwestern State University in the sleepy little town of
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  • Book Review: Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
    June 2, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Calamity Author: Brandon Sanderson Genre: Superheroes Amazon rating: 4.6 stars When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy. David
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  • Friday Fiction: A Queen for a King by Mickey McRosh
    June 1, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Today’s Friday Fiction comes courtesy of Mickey McRosh and his flash fiction piece, A Queen for a King. Mickey McRosh is a software engineer by profession and a writer and a hiker by inclination. He is new to writing and has worked on multiple short stories and flash fiction, and has published them on his personal
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  • Wednesday Words: The Difference Between Childhood and Adulthood
    May 30, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Today’s Wednesday Words come courtesy of Grace Pasco in her poem, The Difference Between Childhood and Adulthood. Grace Pasco, a Filipina-Japanese-American poet, has a favorite saying: “so be afraid, then do it anyway.” Her love for performance poetry has only grown since her first open mic with Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy, where she discovered a strong
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  • Author: Patricia M. Bryce
    May 28, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s second interview is with Patricia M. Bryce. Patricia M. Bryce is a short story author, novelist and cos-player. She has appeared as Patricia M. Rose in the anthology, Dreams of Steam: Gadgets, edited by Kimberly Richardson and published by Dark Oak Press. When she’s not busy writing, she’s off being a play-tron up at
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  • Author: Bruce Solheim
    May 28, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s interview is with Bruce Solheim. Bruce Olav Solheim was born on September 3, 1958, in Seattle, Washington, to hard-working Norwegian immi¬grant parents, Asbjørn and Olaug Solheim. Bruce was the first per¬son in his family to go to college. He served for six years in the US Army as a jail guard and later as
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  • Book Review: Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
    May 26, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Bitterblue (Graceling Realm #3) Genre: Fantasy Author: Kristin Cashore Rating: 4.2 Eight years after Graceling, Bitterblue is now queen of Monsea. But the influence of her father, a violent psychopath with mind-altering abilities, lives on. Her advisors, who have run things since Leck died, believe in a forward-thinking plan: Pardon all who committed terrible
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  • Friday Fiction: Smell of Souls by Kerry E.B. Black
    May 25, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Today we are pleased to showcase a short flash from author Kerry E.B. Black. Enjoy! Kerry E.B. Black writes from a little house along the bank of a foggy Pennsylvania river. Other published works can be found in “Postcard Poetry and Prose” and “Halloween Forevermore.” Please follow the author at www.Facebook.com/authorKerryE.B.Black and Twitter @BlackKerryblick. Smell
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  • Wednesday Words: Summer Breeze by K.L. Holloway
    May 23, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Today’s poem is Summer Breeze, by K.L. Holloway. K.L. Holloway was born during the hot summer of 1987 to the typical American family. Living miles from the nearest kid, she found solace in books and writing. She graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia Southwestern State University in the sleepy little town of Americus,
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  • Author: Kyra Dune
    May 21, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s second interview is with Kyra Dune. Kyra Dune was born in Oklahoma, but spent most of her life travelling with her family. She is the author of more than two dozen fantasy novels, including: Shadow of the Dragon, Elfblood, and Firebrand. As a child, her favorite stories were those that told of ordinary children
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  • Author: Tosca Lee
    May 21, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s interview is with Tosca Lee. Tosca Lee is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of the House of Bathory duology (THE PROGENY and FIRSTBORN), ISCARIOT, THE LEGEND OF SHEBA, DEMON: A MEMOIR, HAVAH: THE STORY OF EVE, and the Books of Mortals series with New York Times bestseller Ted Dekker (FORBIDDEN, MORTAL, SOVEREIGN).
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  • Book Review: A Merchant in Oria by David Wiley
    May 19, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: A Merchant in Oria Author: David Wiley Genre: Fantasy/Young Adult Amazon rating: 5 stars Firion is a young merchant descended from generations of merchants. His first big break comes along when he sets out to trade with the wealthy Dwarven kingdom of Oria. He has always dreamed of visiting this grand kingdom, having heard
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  • Story Time: The Window by Shubham Mamgain
    May 18, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Today’s story, The Window, comes all the way from India. We discovered the author on Facebook. He’s got a bright future ahead of him. Shubham Mamgain is a literature enthusiast currently pursuing his English honors from Delhi University. He first wrote an English poem, a crude rhyme as he puts it, in 6th grade. His
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  • Wednesday Words: What I Want Right Now by Grace Pasco
    May 16, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Today’s poem is What I Want Right Now by Grace Pasco. Grace Pasco, a Filipina-Japanese-American poet, has a favorite saying: “so be afraid, then do it anyway.” Her love for performance poetry has only grown since her first open mic with Bangkok Lyrical Lunacy, where she discovered a strong sense of community. She now performs
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  • Author: Tyler Omichinski
    May 14, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s second interview is with Tyler Omichinski. Tyler Omichinski is a writer from the great wilds of Canada. He is a regular contributor for several publications, and can be followed at omichinski.com or on twitter as @Tyler_roi. He lives with his significant other and a gargantuan black dog. Interview: What is your name (real or
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  • Author: Cassandra Penticoff
    May 14, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s interview is with Cassandra Penticoff. Owner of A Novel Connection. Fiction author. Part time preschool substitute. C. Penticoff lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and two young children. When she isn’t writing, she is working her business, A Novel Connection, in hopes of helping to #SupportIndieAuthors. Interview Q: What is the current book
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  • Moss and Clay Book Release Tour
    May 14, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Blog Tours

    Welcome to the release tour for Moss and Clay, the first book in the urban fantasy series Mab’s Doll by Rebekah Jonesy. Moss, clay, and blood–that’s how Gillian began. A doll, crafted and given a mission by Danu. Given life by human and Fae blood.  First daughter of Mab, Queen of the Fae, Gillian must
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  • Book Review: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
    May 12, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Outlander Author: Diana Gabaldon Genre: Historical Romance Amazon Rating: 4.6 The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she
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  • Story Time: Walking the Fan Road by Joseph Saeval
    May 11, 2018 / No Comments » / Storytime

    Writers can be found everywhere these days. Today’s story is a memoir, Walking the Fan Road by Joseph Saeval. Throughout the years, Joseph Saeval has enjoyed being a son, father, husband, friend, student, and teacher. He holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Averett University (Go Cougars!) and it was there that he discovered his love of teaching.
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  • Wednesday Words: You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald
    May 9, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Today’s poem is You Made Me by Amanda MacDonald. Amanda MacDonald lives in Alberta, Canada, enjoying the prairie life.  She shares her home with her husband of 10 years, her son and her many pets that keep her on her toes. As a teen she always enjoyed writing poetry to help her express herself and get her
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  • Author: Andrea Johnson Beck
    May 7, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s second interview is with Andrea Johnson Beck. Amazon Best Selling Author Andrea Johnson Beck was born in Sioux City, Iowa. From a young age, she enjoyed telling stories. Many her dad recorded. Writing was her creative outlet and at 10-years-old, her first poem was published in an anthology. Always curious, Andrea read and watched what
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  • Author: Humphrey Hawksley
    May 7, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Today’s interview is with Humphrey Hawklsey. Humphrey Hawksley has reported on key trends, events and conflicts from all over the world. His work as a BBC foreign correspondent has taken him to crises on every continent. He was expelled from Sri Lanka, opened the BBC’s television bureau in China, arrested in Serbia and initiated a
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  • Book Review: Bang by E.K. Blair
    May 5, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Bang Author: E.K. Blair Genre: Adult Drama Amazon Rating: 4.6 stars They say when you take revenge against another you lose a part of your innocence. But I’m not innocent. I haven’t been for a very long time. My innocence was stolen from me. Taken was the life I was supposed to have. The soul I was
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  • Wednesday Words: His Masterpiece by Kimberlee Schmitz
    May 2, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    From time to time, one of us will come across something on Facebook and fall in love with it. This guest post is one such example. This poet is a Starving Poets poet of the week, Kimberlee Schmitz. Today’s entry is one of her works of poetry. Kimberlee Schmitz is a new poetess from Westchester, New York.
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  • Book Blog Tour: Jaded Tides by P.S. Bartlett
    May 1, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Blog Tours

    Today we have two very special guests. Not only do we have authoress P.S. Bartlett here to tell us about Jaded Tides, but we also have pirate James Robertson, the Jade’s navigator.  But first, let’s talk about Jaded Tides… Title: JADED TIDES Author: P.S. Bartlett Release Day: October 1, 2015 Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure/Romance JADED TIDES: Book Two
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  • Author Ericka Clay
    April 30, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Name: Ericka Clay Latest Release: Too Human Genre: poetry Contact: ericka.clay@gmail.com Interview conducted by A.L. Mabry Ericka Clay is a published novelist and the author of Unkept and Dear Hearts. She graduated from the University of Arkansas creative writing program, has published a book of short stories and poetry and is in the process of writing
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  • Book Review: Blackfern Girls by Elizabeth Yon
    April 28, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Blackfern Girls Author: Elizabeth Yon Genre: Paranormal Amazon Rating: 4.8 stars Girlhood is hard. Surviving it in the strange wilderness of Blackfern County is a challenge like no other. Elizabeth Yon’s Blackfern Girls entices with parlor tricks, whispers of abandonment, and tempts innocence to desperate measures, revealing the lethal dangers of coming of age in
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  • Wednesday Words: Imaginarium by Eric Keizer
    April 25, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    From time to time, one of us will come across something on Facebook and fall in love with it. This guest post is one such example. Today’s poet is one of our own, Professor Eric Keizer, our  Teacher Tales columnist here. He writes a lot of poetry and has actually put two books of poetry together
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  • Blog Tour: Thrice Nine Legends Saga
    April 24, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Blog Tours

    After nearly twenty years since its conception, the first volume of the Thrice Nine Legends Saga is finally complete. Delve into NINE epic tales, spanning over 1000 years of history and 2000 pages, with death-defying characters and grimdark schemes, which frequently explore the darker side of humanity. Based on Slavic folklore and legend, Thrice Nine
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  • Author Jeremy Breitenbach
    April 23, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    There are many authors out there. Some have been published, some have not. Here at Our Write Side, an author is anyone who has put pen to paper, fingers to keyboard and created something shared with the rest of the world, whether it be in an anthology, or a book, or even their own personal
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  • Book Review: Ogre Ogre by Piers Anthony
    April 21, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Ogre Ogre (Book 5 of 39 in the Xanth Series) Author: Piers Anthony Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy Amazon Rating: 4.6 Smash, himself, was part ogre. Although ogres were considered so stupid they could hardly speak, and spent their time eating young girls, seven assorted females had suddenly turned to him for guidance and safety? In Xanth,
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  • Book Review: My Soul to Keep by Sean Hayden
    April 14, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: My Soul to Keep Author: Sean Hayden Genre: Urban Fantasy Amazon Rating: 4.5 stars Ever have one of those bad ideas just pop into your head? You know the ones. They seem like a great idea at the time, but if you had stopped to think about it a moment… I’m talking about those
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  • Darker Daze: The Storms Within Dark Short Story Collection Tour Begins Today!
    April 13, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Blog Tours

    OWS Ink, LLC is proud to announce the tour for A.L. Mabry’s Darker Daze: The Storm Within Darker Daze: The Storms Within is a collection of short stories that explore that darker side of the human condition. Each story pulsates with tragedy and a sense of desperate hope that only the suffering could understand. Ms.
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  • Track down Monster Huntress in the Exciting Release Tour Starting Today
    April 7, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Blog Tours

    Consecrated with her mother’s blood and blessing Join this exciting YA Epic Fantasy tour today The world tells Ava she’s just a little girl who should know her place, but Ava wants a sword, not a crown. Ava and her father are following in her mother’s footsteps, hunting monsters in the 13 Kingdoms, seeking revenge for
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  • Book Review: Maskerade by Terry Pratchett
    March 10, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Maskerade (Discworld #18) Genre: Sci-Fi/Humor Author: Terry Pratchett Rating: 4.6 The Ghost in the bone-white mask who haunts the Ankh-Morpork Opera House was always considered a benign presence — some would even say lucky — until he started killing people. The sudden rash of bizarre backstage deaths now threatens to mar the operatic debut of
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  • Book Review: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
    March 3, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: All the Birds in the Sky Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy/ Author: Charlie Jane Anders Rating: 3.9 An ancient society of witches and a hipster technological startup go war as the world from tearing itself. To further complicate things, each of the groups’ most promising followers (Patricia, a brilliant witch and Laurence, an engineering “wunderkind”) may just be
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  • Book Review: The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
    February 24, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: The War of Art: Break through the Blocks & Win Your Inner Creative Battles Genre: Reference Author: Steven Pressfield Rating: 4.5 The Art of War meets “The Artist’s Way” in this no-nonsense, profoundly inspiring guide to overcoming creative blocks of every kind. Reviewed by: Stephanie Ayers Rating: 5 stars Review: It will amaze you how right Pressman is
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  • Book Review: Blade of the Destroyer by Andy Peloquin
    February 17, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Blade of the Destroyer Author: Andy Peloquin Genre: Dark Fantasy Amazon rating: 4.5 The Hunter of Voramis is the perfect assassin: Ruthless, Unrelenting, Immortal. Yet he is haunted by lost memories, bonded to a cursed dagger that feeds him power yet denies him peace of mind. Within him rages an unquenchable need for blood and death. When
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  • Book Review: Hot & Heavy by Sandra Hill
    February 10, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Hot & Heavy Author: Sandra Hill Genre: Romance Amazon rating: 4.3 stars Madrene Olgadottir, an 11th-century granddaughter of a once-powerful Norseman, finds herself transported to the 21st century in Hill’s playful follow-up to Wet & Wild. Lt. Ian MacLean and his team of navy SEALs are hot on the trail of Jamal ben Hassan and his nest
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  • Friday Fiction: Tears of a Sinner by Stephanie Ayers
    February 9, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Tears of a Sinner “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a good wife.” -Jackson Bruning I read somewhere in an article about Jackson Bruning, the world’s most eligible bachelor. The most intriguing part of the article, however, was the fact
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  • Wednesday Words: Where Is Story by Jason Leach
    February 7, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    From time to time, one of us will come across something on Facebook and fall in love with it. Today’s post is one such example. Meet Jason Leach, author of this sweet poem about writing, stories, and authorship. Jason A. Leach, born and raised in Georgia, currently keeping his dreams pointed in the direction of
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  • Tease: Believe by Mia Fox
    February 6, 2018 / No Comments » / Storytime,Tease

    BOOK INFORMATION TITLE – Believe SERIES (& Book #) – Chasing Shadows, Book #1 AUTHOR – Mia Fox GENRE – paranormal romance PUBLICATION DATE – March 8, 2014 LENGTH (Pages/# Words) – 220 PUBLISHER – Evatopia Press COVER ARTIST – PhatPuppy BOOK SYNOPSIS Nate survived countless attacks on his Marine platoon while in Afghanistan, but
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  • Author Amie Irene Winters
    February 5, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Name: Amie Irene Winters Latest Release: A Darling Secret Genre: YA Fantasy Contact:  Website form          1. How long have you been writing? Since I could hold a pen. Creative writing was my favorite subject in grade school. I remember my math tutor rewarded me for completing problems with creative writing exercises. One
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  • Book Review: Maidens & Magic Anthology
    February 3, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Maidens & Magic Publisher: Crimson Edge Press Genre: Fantasy & Magic Amazon rating: n/a Crimson Edge Press celebrates the fortitude of heroines in fantasy with their first anthology, Maidens & Magic. An assembly of five original stories, this selection promises to satisfy young adult and adult readers who love dark and dangerous tales. From magical slippers
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  • Friday Fiction: A Queen for a King by Mickey McRosh
    February 2, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Mickey McRosh is a software engineer by profession and a writer and a hiker by inclination. He is new to writing and has worked on multiple short stories and flash fiction, and has published them on his personal blog. You can reach him at his website. A Queen for a King “I’m going to disappoint you.
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  • Wednesday Words: Subway by Eric Keizer
    January 31, 2018 / No Comments » / Poetry,Storytime

    Subway ©June 2017 Eric Keizer Electric worm, Inwardly I smile, but only Deep inside, otherwise, They wonder if you’re crazy/dangerous. Next stop, North Ave. Gingerly I step inside, Doors slam and suddenly, Acrid, stale, “air conditioning” Weakly cycles, But damn, It’s hot. There’s sour sweat, sour beer, lingering vomit Cologne and perfume Disinfectant. Next stop,
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  • Book Blog Tour: Jaded Tides by P.S. Bartlett
    January 30, 2018 / No Comments » / Storytime,Tease

    Welcome to the debut of our book blog tour service. Today on Our Write Side, we have two very special guests. Not only do we have authoress P.S. Bartlett here to tell us about her recently released Jaded Tides, but we also have pirate James Robertson, the Jade’s navigator.  But first, let’s talk about Jaded Tides…
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  • Meet Tiago, from A.L. Mabry’s Chthonian Guardian Trilogy
    January 29, 2018 / No Comments » / Character Interviews,Interviews

    Tiago is one of the antagonists we journey with through A.L. Mabry’s Chthonian Guardian series. His role is a complicated, complex one although he doesn’t realize it. [Tweet theme=”tweet-box-normal-blue”]In Soul Purge, Tiago sets off with very distinct plans which never seem to pan out quite right.[/Tweet] Will this broken soul seek the ultimate revenge or
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  • Bounty of the Everdark by Lilian Oake
    January 27, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Title: Bounty of the Everdark Author: Lilian Oake Genre: Fantasy Amazon rating: 4.8 stars When Lorel, a dark elf of the Everdark, overhears a plot to kidnap a human queen for ransom, she’s determined to put a stop to the scheme before a war is begun between the races. (A tale within the series of Jaydürian tales.)
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  • The Best Birthday by David Wiley
    January 26, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    David Wiley is an author of science fiction and fantasy stories, choosing to write the stories that he would love to read. His short fiction has previously been published in Firewords Quarterly and will be featured in an upcoming issue of Mystic Signals as well as an anthology by Uffda Press. David resides in central
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  • Author Barbara Tyree
    January 22, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Interviews

    Name: Barbara Tyree Upcoming Release: Dangerous Liaisons Genre: Mystery/Crime Email: anovelideabrt@yahoo.com Barbara Tyree is your above-average book-a- alcoholic. She loves cooking, knitting, crocheting, and collecting anything koala bears and birds, especially hummingbirds and cardinals. How long have you been writing? I started when I was in high school.  I had stories in my head but of course at the
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  • Book Review: Master List for Writers by Bryn Donovan
    January 20, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews

    Author: Bryn Donovan Title: Master List for Writers Genre: Non-fiction/reference Amazon rating: 4.7 stars Reviewer: Nancy Miller Blurb: Write faster…write more! Master Lists for Writers makes “show, don’t tell” a lot easier and helps you figure out your story more quickly. In this book, you’ll find: • lists of phrases for describing facial expressions, body language, gestures,
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  • Smell of Souls by Kerry E.B. Black
    January 19, 2018 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

    Kerry E.B. Black writes from a little house along the bank of a foggy Pennsylvania river. Other published works can be found in “Postcard Poetry and Prose” and “Halloween Forevermore.” Please follow the author at www.Facebook.com/authorKerryE.B.Black and Twitter @BlackKerryblick Smell of Souls My stomach aches and I tremble, a weakened mess of nerves and hysteria,
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  • Excerpt: Part of My Journey by Nancy E. Miller
    January 16, 2018 / No Comments » / Storytime,Tease

    Years ago I wrote Daffodil, a compilation of poems and prose about my journey from a dark childhood of abuse to, not only survival, but being a victor.  I haven’t published it…yet…but here are a couple of the pieces about the power abusers hold in our lives.   NATURE’S CALL Turn off the light Just
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  • Author Stephanie Ayers
    January 15, 2018 / No Comments » / Author Interviews,Authors,Interviews

    Name: Stephanie Ayers Latest Release: The 13: Tales of Illusory Genre: Horror Author Bio: A published author with a knack for twisted tales, Stephanie Ayers is the Executive Creative Director of OWS Ink, LLC, a community for writers and readers alike. She loves a good thriller, fairies, things that go bump in the night, and
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  • Spotlight on Author A.L. Mabry
    January 14, 2018 / No Comments » / Catterfly Spotlight

    As we begin to set up for the release of A.L. Mabry’s debut book Soul Purge: Chthonian Guardian Trilogy Book 1, we want to tell you all about this talented author. Congratulations, A. L. Mabry! You are in the Catterfly Spotlight! Author: A.L. Mabry Titles: Soul Purge, Vivamus, A Wish You Take (WIPs) Genre: Fantasy, Dystopia,
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  • Book Review: Shark Bait by Nancy E. Miller
    January 13, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: Shark Bait Genre: Romance/Thriller Author: Nancy E. Miller Rating: n/a Mental health counselor Kate Ainsworth received the call from Det. Rayder summoning her to the beach. Never did she guess that the trip involved a client’s head washed up on shore. Murder and mayhem ensue with Kate in the crosshairs. Ben Rayder is set to
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  • Book Review: Priceless Treasures and Ghastly by Thomas Olivieri
    January 6, 2018 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: Priceless Treasures and Ghastly Genre: Fantasy Author: Thomas Olivieri Rating: 4.5 THESE days, Hallowe’en is a night of ghosts, celebrated by people who can longer believe in them, a day of tricks, treats, and twilight. A night when — sanctioned by custom — the proudest and most willful child politely begs for candy at strangers’
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  • Book Review: The Dire King by William Ritter
    December 30, 2017 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: The Dire King Genre: Fantasy Author: William Ritter Rating: 4.6 The fate of the world is in the hands of detective of the supernatural R. F. Jackaby and his intrepid assistant, Abigail Rook. An evil king is turning ancient tensions into modern strife, using a blend of magic and technology to push Earth and
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  • Book Review: The Fell by Lindsey Harper
    December 23, 2017 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: The Fell Genre: Dark Fantasy Author: Lindsey Harper Rating: 4.6 After the brutal death of his mentor, Leer Boxwell’s only desire is vengeance. However, his belief that the murderer is the mythical Grimbarror has made him the laughing stock of the Vale. When Leer witnesses the beast steal away the princess in an unexpected attack
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  • Book Review: Impenetrable Falsehoods by E.W. Storch
    December 16, 2017 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: Impenetrable Falsehoods Genre: Short Story Collection Author: E.W. Storch Rating: 4.6 In Impenetrable Falsehoods, E.W. Storch explores the human condition in an enjoyable, conversational style. The short fiction in this collection spans a wide range of topics viewed through an emotional microscope. From old love gone good and new love gone bad, the myriad
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  • Day 12 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 12, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to the last day of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we have brought you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and
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  • Day 11 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 11, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 11 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 10 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 10, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 10 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Book Review: Hope’s Decree by Angela McPherson
    December 9, 2017 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: Hope’s Decree Genre: Fantasy Author: Angela McPherson Rating: 4.4 When everything else is lost, there is always hope. While most teens want an epic senior year, Trinity Whitebone hoped for a normal one. Being seventeen was hard enough. Having the emotions of everyone around you in your head made life more than a little
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  • Day 9 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 9, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 9 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 8 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 8, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 8 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 7 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 7, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 7 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 6 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 6, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 6 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 5 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 5, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 5 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 4 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 4, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 4 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 3 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 3, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 3 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome you
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  • Day 2 of the 12 Days of Indie Event
    December 2, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Welcome to day 2 of Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has taken up and welcome
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  • Day 1 of The 12 Days of Indie Books
    December 1, 2017 / 1 Comment / News

    Hello Lovely Readers, Do we have a treat for you! Welcome to Our Write Side Presents: 12 Days of Indies. From December 1st thru December 12th we will bring you a host of delicious books all on sale for the Holidays. The prices range from $2.99 to free. Our challenge, that the review team has
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  • Book Review: The West Woods by Suzi Vadori
    November 25, 2017 / No Comments » / Book Reviews,OWS Book Reviews

    Title: The West Woods Genre: YA/Fantasy Author: Suzy Vadori Rating: 3.7 Courtney Wallis wants nothing more than to escape St. Augustus boarding school. After uncovering a well-kept secret about the school’s founder, Isaac Young, Courtney turns to the school’s magic to convince her dad to let her leave. Things take a turn when she meets Cole,
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  • Midnight Flight by David Wiley
    November 3, 2017 / No Comments » / Fiction,Storytime

     Midnight Flight “Reject what you think you know – assume the impossible is possible,” the history teacher, Mrs. Wing, told the class as she strolled down the aisle between the desks. Half a dozen students snickered, a few more yawned, but at least one student in the class was dutifully taking down notes. That student
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  • Hot Off the Press: The 13 (Tales of Illusory) by Stephanie Ayers
    November 3, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    OWS Ink, LLC along with Catterfly Publishing is proud to announce the release of Stephanie Ayers’ first short story collection, The 13 Tales of Illusory. From the poetic opening of Soul Survivor to the morbid romance of What the Sign Saw, this array of short stories will have you perched on the edge of your
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