Fast Foreword

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Fast Foreword publishes short works in a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction genres. A program from Foreword Literary, Inc., Fast Foreword boldly provides an outlet for creative short works that traditional publishing would never touch, giving voice to new kinds of writing. Our curators are literary agents whose clients seek publication of their short stories, novellas, flash fiction, poetry, short nonfiction, multimedia, and more.

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The Nonfiction Book Proposal Demystified: An Easy-Schmeasy Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Your Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Fast Foreword. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Agents and publishers rely on your book proposal to determine if your nonfiction idea will sell. This easy-schmeasy guide covers each part, helping you write yours quickly and effectively. Also includes tips on writing a query letter and getting your proposal to stand out above the rest. Written by a bestselling author and nonfiction expert with numerous agent and acquisitions editor contacts.
The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss
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You set the price! Words: 41,510. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss is the first anthology of its kind, weaving together many solitary experiences to create a tapestry of inspiration, support, and hope. With 100% of the proceeds benefiting the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance, even a small donation to this multimedia collection has the power to effect change when collected with the generosity of others.
The Foreword Literary Guide to Book Marketing Proposals for Fiction and Non-fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Literary Agent Gordon Warnock walks you through writing an effective marketing proposal – a requirement for non-fiction and your secret weapon for fiction. This will help your submission stand out, presenting you as the kind of informed and proactive writer that agents and publishers love to work with.
Seasons in the Sun (The Night Songs Collection, #0.5)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Summer has finally arrived, along with a boy who will forever change the life of fourteen-year-old Callie. Seventeen-year-old Tristan is a hurricane of destruction and rebellion, and he quickly blows a hole right into Callie's sheltered life. He's beyond her help. But it's too late for her to walk away. This summer, she learns that love can be stronger than reason.
The Bee's Knees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Marianne Timmons yearns to get away from her father, an insane widower and leader of a snake-handling church. As Marianne and her sister escape from their enraged father, they run smack in front of Caleb Sentinel's souped-up Packard. All Marianne wants is a ride to her aunt’s house in Virginia. By the end of their journey, all Caleb wants is forever…
The Death Catcher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The darkness of war has inundated Razio, a powerful Death Catcher, with guilt and anger. His half-humanity keeps him emotionally disparate from his comrades and he finds himself lost, with no hope for redemption. Until, an unexpected life transforms him from enemy, to hero.
Holiday Spice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,580. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Erotica Anthologies
Heat up your winter with "Holiday Spice". Featuring authors like Philippa Ballantine, Peggy Barnett, and Laura Kreitzer, this anthology has as much writing talent as it does passion. Whether you like sweet contemporary romance or hot paranormal love, "Holiday Spice" has something for every reader. The winter season is a time for giving, so give yourself the indulgence of some hot holiday stories.
Hero is a Four Letter Word
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Good and Evil. Two sides of the same coin? Or something less defined? J.M. Frey’s three stories explore the grey area of hero vs. villain. Funny and irreverent, "The Once And Now-ish King" finds King Arthur reborn. "Just A Four Letter Word" follows Jennet, descendant of mythic lovers. In "The Maddening Science", a former supervillain is forced to return to a life of crime to save his stalker.
Once Upon a Time: The Villains
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Series: The Villains. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,170. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Once Upon a Time... We all know the time-honored fairy tales of Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, Snow White, Hansel and Grethel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and King Thrush Beard. Or do we? Not everyone gets a happily-ever-after. What about the villains? Why were they so mean? And how did they turn out this way? Author Shea Berkley always wondered about the other side of the story.
Once Upon a Time: Queen of All, Enemy Inside
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Series: The Villains, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
We all know the time-honored fairy tales of Snow White and King Thrush Beard. Or do we? Not everyone gets a happily-ever-after. What about the villains? Why were they so mean? And how did they turn out this way? Author Shea Berkley brings us two tales told from the other point of view, that of the Evil Queen and the Spoiled Princess. You might never feel the same way about these stories again.
Once Upon a Time: Hag, Giant's Way
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Series: The Villains, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
We all know the time-honored fairy tales of Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk. Or do we? Not everyone gets a happily-ever-after. What about the villains? Why were they so mean? And how did they turn out this way? Author Shea Berkley brings us two tales told from the other point of view, that of the Hag and the Giant. You might never feel the same way about these stories again.
Once Upon a Time: Candy Lane, Sliver of a Soul
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Series: The Villains, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
We all know the time-honored fairy tales of Hansel and Grethel and Rumpelstiltskin. Or do we? Not everyone gets a happily-ever-after. What about the villains? Why were they so mean? And how did they turn out this way? Author Shea Berkley brings us two tales told from the other point of view, that of the Evil Witch and the Horrid Monster. You might never feel the same way about these stories again.
A Modest Proposal for America: Taxes, Entitlements, and the Manufactured Crisis of Federal Finance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Friedman brings Swift's classic into the 21st century via America’s current concerns about the economy, sustainability of social programs, the environment, class warfare, and inequality. This new Modest Proposal offers a shocking satirical solution before unpacking the data to explain the real causes of America’s current financial struggle and presenting the practical solutions D.C. is avoiding.
Girls' Day Out
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
All T wants is a break from her day job. After months of fighting angry demons, T drags her business partner, J, along for a girls’ day out, full of shopping, massages, and mani-pedis. But the Underworld has different plans. When T and J are attacked by a pack of demons, their day is ruined and replaced by something much more sinister: an investigation into the person—or demon—who wants them dead.
Ghostdance: Showdown at Carthay Circle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Wolf Bob knows there's something messed up when skeleton mariachis are serenading the city. It's 1937 and ghosts are invading Hollywood during the premiere of Disney's "Snow White". Leon Trotsky is writing cowboy scripts in Mexico, and bible epics are being filmed in the Mojave. If Wolf Bob can figure out who the mysterious "Ghostdance" is, he might be able to put things right.
Coyote Run
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,660. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Shannon's move to Southern California, to the home of her new stepfather and his family, becomes a nightmare when her mother is struck by a car and left in a coma. Shannon finds refuge with a boy who she learns has the power to shapeshift and to teach Shannon how as well. The excitement of her new adventures with Matt and his pack forces Shannon into choices she never imagined.
Brady's Hellion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Mercenary Brady Hayes hated when debts were collected, especially in the Underworld. But when Lord Shar called him in to protect his sister, Raven, he had no choice but to agree. He didn’t know Raven was a gorgeous bundle of demon easy to fall for or that her ex-boyfriend would make trouble. But Brady wasn’t known to back down from danger or abandon a beautiful woman, even one from the Underworld.
Blood Moon on the Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Fast Foreword. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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For years, Tamara and Nicholas have been partners, defeating murderous paranormal creatures. Nicholas has always given her his protection and friendship. The only thing he hasn’t given her is his love. But when a powerful sorceress threatens their lives, Tamara has a choice to make: Give into her feelings for Nicholas and risk her life, or take a chance on him and receive his love—at a price.


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