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A professional pilot for his entire career Geoffrey Ashton draws on a wealth of international scenarios to weave tales of action and romance in the thriller genre.
His trilogy, Contrail, The Fox Hunter and The Ryan Saga weave stories of action and suspense around his lead character Geoffrey Lincoln
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Austin Handle, born on June 18th 1995, in West Palm Beach, FL. Austin spent most of his younger to teenage life in North Georgia. Upon completion of high school, Austin enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Currently, he is attending the University of West Georgia for a degree in Criminology and Psychology.
An 800 Mile Promise
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Jeffy C. Edie
Jeffy Edie currently is a new author, currently awaiting production and publication of his first novel, "An American Song" with Ravenswood Publishing.
An American Song
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Dr. Chevelta Smith
Chevelta A. Smith, D.O., is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist, pastor, marriage coach, educator, and published medical author. Dr. Smith is a dynamic and powerful speaker—both medically and spiritually. She has been gifted with a phenomenal ability to parallel the medical and spiritual, in a way that is tremendously life applicable. Moreover, she is known for delivering the Word of God in a lively, non-traditional, and dramatic way, and often uses her medical knowledge to dissect God’s Word. She has touched the lives of many across the nation through the broadcast ministries of “Resurrection Today, TBN, Streaming Faith, and her former radio show, Straight Talk with Dr. Chevelta, featured o ... read more
Can I Push: Understanding the Process to Delivering Your Purpose
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Kindra Sowder was born and raised in Rancho Palos
Verdes, CA until the age of 12, when her family moved to
Spartanburg, SC. She graduated from high school in 2006
with full honors and as a member of her high school Literary Club and the Spanish Honor Society. In January 2014, she graduated with her second degree in Psychology, earning her an AA and BA in the field. She began to write long before this though, forming the basis for the
Executioner Trilogy (being released in January 2015) at the age of 15. She got married to her husband Edd Sowder in May 2014 and still lives in Spartanburg, SC where she is basing Burning Willow Press. She dissolved her contract with another company, deciding to form her own. She ... read more
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Michael Alan Peck
I tell tales big and small. Life's magical, but it isn't always enough for a good story. So I make up the rest.
To me, it's not real until I've put it into story form, which means I repeat myself a lot. In fact, the phrase that passes my lips most often is, "I may have told you this before, but ..."
I've made my living writing about TV, its celebrities, and its past. (I used to pen a column called "Ask the Televisionary" for TV Guide.com.) I've also put food on the table reviewing restaurants, writing about travel, and doing SEO and content strategy.
Only the writing counts in the end.
I have a godawful memory, so I focus on the written word. I like to think that over time, I've gotten better at it--the wri ... read more
The Commons: Book 1: The Journeyman
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Clark Prasad, alter ego of Suraj Prasad, could be called a mixed citizen. Born in a leap year (year of Rocky, All the President's Men, Omen, Hera Pheri and Kalicharan) in Lagos, Nigeria he lived most of his life in New Delhi and had his education in Lagos, Delhi, Mangalore and Kozhikode. His family background is from the town where George Orwell, author of 1984 (a dystopian fiction) was born, and where Mahatma Gandhi had re-ignited India's freedom movement - Motihari.
A pharmacist with a management degree who believes in conspiracy theories, Baramulla Bomber is his first book. His first education o he mysteries of the universe came via Carl Sagans Cosmos, and since then he never looked back on reading, watchin ... read more
Baramulla Bomber: Science Fiction Espionage Thriller (Svastik Trilogy, Eka)
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I grew up on an organic farm in Italy and was home educated. Along the way I’ve worked for Sainsbury’s head office looking after the organic range of products as well as developing new products and packaging; for Roehampton University developing student entrepreneurs; done a Masters focused on creativity and worked as a business consultant on a government scheme for over six years offering mentoring, advice, training and grants to small businesses, mostly in the food sector.
I now live in London with my husband, young son and baby daughter, looking after the kids and writing. I write historical fiction, non fiction and magazine articles.
100 Things to do while Breastfeeding
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Zane Riley wrote his first work of fan fiction in the fourth grade, a Star Wars story in a notebook recently unearthed from the back of a closet.
A recent recipient of a degree in English: Creative Writing from the University of Mary Washington, where he was managing editor of the Rappahannock Review, the school’s literary journal. In his spare time, he is a musician and frustrated fan of the Baltimore Orioles. Go Your Own Way is his first novel.
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Karma Yeshe Rabgye is a Western Monk in the Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Originally from England, he now lives in Ashoka Buddhist Temple, Northern India, where he teaches Buddhism and meditation classes to people of all ages.
Yeshe spent several years in a monastery in the foothills of the Himalayas teaching young monks basic Buddhist philosophy and meditation. He now offers teachings freely to all in a manner that is unpretentious and clear. He does not demand students to blindly accept what he says, but instead invites them to examine their own minds and experiences to discover the validity of Gautama Buddha’s teachings.
Yeshe quietly demonstrates Gautama Buddha’s teaching on compassion throug ... read more
The Best Way To Catch A Snake
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Barry Dadon is a successful entrepreneur who has successfully launched and managed over 5 businesses since graduating College in 2008. Barry Dadon received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration as a Finance Major from San Diego State University. While at SDSU, Barry was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity and held many leadership positions including President.
Barry Dadon weighs in on San Francisco 49ers’ 2015 schedule
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Justin D. Herd
Justin is a Fantasy Noir author with four completed novels under his belt. He has been writing novels for ten years and absolutely loves dark, twisted stories that takes readers into unexpected places. Horror movies are his passion and he often takes movies to task for not logically thinking out their storylines.
His favorite authors are Jeremy Robert Johnson, Alan Campbell, Terry Pratchett, Justin Cronin, and Patrick Rothfuss. He consumes most of his books through audiobooks, but still loves his personal library and getting lost in the printed word.
Of Gods and Madness: The Faithful
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Place To Be Nation Publications
The Place To Be Nation is the only Place to Be for sports, wrestling and pop culture! Home to the Kevin Kelly Show and History of Wrestling podcasts and more!
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Susannah Hutchinson was born and raised in Sunderland in the North East of England. She spent most of her childhood with either a book in her hand or riding horses. She moved to Norfolk in 1990, where she now lives with her long-term partner, artist Gerald Marsland.
Susannah turned to writing in the hopes that one day she would find a publisher and embark on a successful career as an author. She’s written several short stories and has one printed in a local magazine. Another was accepted and read in a podcast in the USA. Her ambition is to become a novelist.
At the age of 46, she has finished writing what will be her soon-to-be released debut novel titled, Never Too Late. Her genre of choice is Social Thril ... read more
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Kristine Adams Cowan
Kristine is a Certified Birth Doula and Wellness Coach working in an integrated health community wellness centre in London, Ontario. She studied at Western University, and received a Bachelor of Education in 2012. Kristine has been married to an amazingly supportive man for 4 years, and has a beautiful, fun-loving, spunky toddler who brightens her life.
A Mind-Body Birth: A Holistic Approach to Empowered Birthing
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Kat de Falla
Author Kat de Falla was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she learned to roller-skate, ride a banana seat bike, and love Shakespeare thanks to her high school English teacher. Four years at the UW-Madison wasn’t enough, so she returned to her beloved college town for her Doctor of Pharmacy degree and is happily employed as a retail pharmacist where she fills prescriptions and chats with her patients. She is married to her soulmate, classical guitarist, Lee de Falla and raising four kids together ala the Brady Bunch.
Flying Mutant Zombie Rats
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Mandy Martin was born in Hertfordshire, England. After graduating with first class honours from Leeds University she wandered around the world trying to find her place in it. She tried various roles, in England and New Zealand, including Bar Manager, Marketing Manager, Consultant and Artist before deciding that WriterMummy summed her up best. She lives in Northamptonshire with her husband, two children and labradoodle Kara. When she isn't reading stories to her children she loves writing them.
Cat Girl Sophie
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Avid reader and mother of 3, I previously worked in human resource management prior to becoming a stay at home carer.
I have been writing since childhood, the bookworm gene an abnormal manifestation as no-one else in my family is obsessed with books.
I'm happy to say I have passed this gene on to my youngest child who has been devouring books since the very day she could hold one in her hand :)
My debut novel 'Nineteen' releases in May 2015, I hope you enjoy it!
Please feel free to get in touch, I would love to hear from you ♥
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Edward Finstein, a.k.a ''The Wine Doctor,'' is an internationally recognized wine expert. He is the award-winning author of ''Ask the Wine Doctor.'' A TV and radio host, he is a renowned journalist writing for numerous newspapers, magazines and on the Internet in North America and abroad. As an international wine judge, he travels the world judging in competitions.
Edward is also a Professor of Wine at George Brown College's School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, a wine consultant, wine appraiser, wine tour guide, and former V.P. of the Wine Writers' Circle of Canada. ''Doc,'' as he is known, believes wine should be fun, and he preaches the gospel with a sense of humor and whimsy. He lives in Toronto with hi ... read more
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I have had fifty-three jobs since high school, eight college majors, and thirteen different places I called home. Today, I am a writer, a theology student, a forklift driver, a soldier, a father, a husband and a Christian.
But to really find out about me, you might best read what I write.
The Mudman of Mount McKinley
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The Orange Island Arts Foundation
Orange Island Arts Foundation, which is based in Broward County yet serves South Florida and beyond, is an organization that encourages creativity; cultivates learning; and engages youth, established and aspiring writers, and the community at large with the literary arts. By providing avenues for local and national artists, we seek to inspire those who are interested in further developing their talents. We support transformational ideas by creating literary programs to help the 21st century writer in collaboration, publishing, showcasing, and learning.
Orange Island Review
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Steven lives in a small village outside of Stratford-Upon-Avon and currently works within the United Kingdom's care industry. His free time is spent either writing or thinking that he should be writing. He is the winner of the Writers' Forum magazine's 2012 National Short Story Week competition. The winning story, entitled Thanks for the Memory, was later dramatised by shortstoryradio.com.
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Emily Pardy is a thirty-something wife, mother, and full-time graduate student earning her Masters Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy. She has written for Thriving Family magazine, ParentLife magazine, Venn magazine, MOPs (Mothers of Preschoolers) and MOPs UK websites. She runs pardymama.com where she blogs regularly about motherhood, marriage, and other mayhem.
Raising children has taught her more about God, priorities, and her own vulnerability than anything else in life. Addicted to strong coffee and good conversation, she writes from her own experiences, unashamedly pulling back the curtain to reveal her personal thoughts and struggles for others to glean from.
When she's not writing, she loves baking bre ... read more
For All Maternity: What They Didn't Tell Me About Marriage, Motherhood, and Having A Baby
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Guy Morant est un maître d’école et un auteur. Belge de naissance, français d’adoption, passionné par la langue et la culture américaines, il a toujours navigué entre plusieurs cultures et plusieurs identités.
Il a écrit et publié un essai sur l’école ainsi que divers articles en ligne et dans la presse imprimée, écrit et mis en scène plusieurs pièces de théâtre pour enfants, traduit de l’anglais des films documentaires, des essais et des supports pédagogiques, au sein de mouvements liés à l’écologie pratique.
Il travaille depuis plusieurs années à l’écriture de romans pour la jeunesse. Militant de l’autoédition, il a décidé d’éditer/publier lui-même ses écrits, et ... read more
Lucie Acamas et les Compagnons de l'Ordre Vert
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Joe Lane is a true renaissance man. As consultant to businesses, he often speaks at regional and national conventions. He took up the business of golf, which led to him running the exclusive Golden Wings Golf Training School for ten years. He’s been flying planes since 1968―and is an instrument-rated pilot. He’s also an accomplished sailor. As a sailboat captain, he ran charters in the Chesapeake Bay for five years. He describes himself as “a decent skier, but a great fly fisherman.” He’s also an insatiable reader, reading as many as 40 novels a year.
Joe has lived all across the globe, from Tampa, Florida, to Columbia, MD, to the Washington, D.C. metro area, to Connecticut, and most recently in ... read more
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John C. Hampsey
John C. Hampsey is professor of Romantic and Classical Literature at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he has won the University Distinguished Teaching Award. Previously, he taught at Boston University and MIT. He received his BA from Holy Cross College and his PhD from Boston College.
Professor Hampsey’s memoir Kaufman’s Hill (Bancroft Press, hardcover, January 2015) is set in Pittsburgh between 1961-68. It begins when the narrator is seven years old and focuses on that threshold time between the late 1950s and the full counter-cultural world that arrived after 1968, as well as on the graphic yet mythical world of boyhood that vanishes right into the twilight. Each chapter, in fact, has a key scene occurri ... read more
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Missouri Vaun grew up in rural southern Mississippi, where she spent lazy summers conjuring characters and imagining the worlds they might inhabit. It might be a little-known fact that Mississippi breeds eccentrics, and eccentrics make for good storytelling. Missouri spent twelve years finding her voice as a working journalist in places as disparate as Chicago and Jackson, Mississippi, all along filing away characters and concepts until they seemed to rise up, fully formed. Her stories are heartfelt, earthy, and speak of loyalty and our responsibility to others. She and her wife will celebrate their sixth anniversary this summer.
All Things Rise
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Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mark Falkin graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and then the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has lived in Texas for the last twenty years, where he is a literary agent and recovering music attorney, having represented platinum sellers and Grammy winners alike.
His 2006 self-published novel, Days of Grace, was optioned for a film and nominated for a literary award, The Needle Award, at POD-dy Mouth blog, where the reviewer said, “This is literature at its best . . . Falkin could easily be likened to the aforementioned Lethem or to Augusten Burroughs or even J.D. Salinger,” and Bookpeople in Austin noted, “Here’s more proof that Austin is h ... read more
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enny Frame is from the small town of Motherwell in Scotland, where she lives with her partner, Lou, and their well loved and very spoiled dog.
She has a diverse range of qualifications, including a BA in public management and a diploma in acting and performance. Nowadays, she likes to put her creative energies into writing rather than treading the boards.
When not writing or reading, Jenny loves cheering on her local football team, which is not always an easy task!
A Royal Romance
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Amazon Top 100 Historical Fantasy Bestselling Author
Alesha Escobar writes fantasy to support her chocolate habit. She enjoys everything from Tolkien and Dante to the Dresden Files and Hellblazer comics. She resides in California with her partner-in-crime, Luis Escobar, a 20-year art veteran on The Simpsons television show. Alesha is the author of The Gray Tower Trilogy, an action-packed supernatural spy thriller set in an alternate 1940's. The trilogy books have hit the Amazon bestsellers lists for Historical Fantasy and Mashups. You can find Alesha at her weekly blog, Fantasy, Mashups, & Mayhem, where she discusses fantasy and science fiction TV shows, movies and books, and celebrity gossip. She's just kiddi ... read more
Masters of Time: A Science Fiction And Fantasy Time Travel Anthology
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I'm an independent filmmaker, writer, and cartoonist living in Philadelphia, PA. I currently work as the CEO of my own little cubicle at a large cable company.
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J Alex McCarthy
J.Alex McCarthy is currently working in the entertainment industry in a less than glorious job. But he likes to write in his free time as it's his true passion as well as directing. The reason he writes is because he likes to daydream, he used to daydream some much to the point that when he was younger he would create complete stories in his head and develop full world, just in his day dreams. With all these dreams and stories in his head he figured out why not write? So everybody else can experience his dreams as well.
Skyeater (In A Universe Without Stars Book 1)
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R. L. King
When not doing her best to make life difficult for her characters, R. L. King is a software technical writer for a large Silicon Valley database company.
She also freelances for Catalyst Game Labs, publisher of the popular roleplaying game Shadowrun, where she's contributed fiction and game material to numerous sourcebooks and one full-length adventure, "On the Run," which was included as part of the 2012 Origins-Award-winning "Runners' Toolkit."
Her first novel in the Shadowrun universe, "Borrowed Time," will be published in April 2015.
When not writing or working, she enjoys hanging out with her very understanding spouse and her small herd of cats, and watching way too much Doctor Who.
Stone and a Hard Place
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A veteran writer of fan fiction with thousands of followers, Melissa Graves wrote her first story at age thirteen, and by age sixteen had met her future husband in an online vampire fiction chat room. A fan of science fiction and fantasy, she has a degree in anthropology and a passion for good chocolate, amateur erotica and fan worlds that celebrate diversity. She is mother to two cats.
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Author/Entrepreneur/Life Coach/Speaker and Instructor of Squirt School
R. Leigh writes books which share her most intimate experiences in order to help other people learn to accept they are worthy of love, pleasure and happiness. Her focus is on encouraging others to live a holistic lifestyle, taking into account that mental health, physical health and other factors affect all aspects of our lives.
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Timothy M. Houston
Tim Houston is an entrepreneur who has started, owned and/or managed four businesses during the past 20 years. Still a small business owner, his advice and authority is from continuous, daily experience “in the trenches” — not from the ivory tower.
He is an author who has had three #1, international bestselling books on Amazon and Barnes & Noble and a fourth book on the way (2015). In 2007, he contributed to the New York Times, and #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller, Masters of Sales.
Over the past 20 years, he has trained and presented to more than 30,000 people around the world and has shared the platform with business authorities, political leaders and celebrities.
Proclaimed “The Cz ... read more
The Referral Rules! 7 Ways to Get More Profitable Referrals
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Rebekah N. Bryan
Rebekah lives in Wisconsin with her husband, two daughters, a dog, and a cat. She enjoys going to concerts even though she's only getting older and more tired, shopping until her husband cuts her off, and indulging in junk food and wine. She's a city girl at heart but also finds joy in remote waterfalls and bridges.
Rebekah keeps her skills sharp at her day job as a technical editor. No grammar or style error is getting past her. At least not twice.
While her new-adult chick lit romp, Front Row, and her forthcoming middle-grade fantasy novel, Flowerantha, both came to fruition as NaNoWriMo projects, Rebekah began writing Flowerantha at the age of 11. Twenty-one years later, she plans to self-publish it in ex ... read more
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Zara Steen has her sister to thank for her newest obsession with paranormal and fantasy romance. Shy of the Romance genre for many years, she recently got swept up into the drama and the passion that is romance!
Working on several different book series. She is currently working on the next novel in The Arzulian Kingdoms series King of Shadows for Camp Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) April 2015.
In May 2015, she also plans to release Heart of Shell. It will be her first young adult novel for the Mercrutian Chronicles centering on a mermaid new to the small community of Seabright, NS. The story focuses on Anya, an intelligent young mer who is struggling with the delicate transition from awkward youth ... read more
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#1 Best Selling Author, John North is a versatile and well-rounded entrepreneur with a solid background in Accounting, Banking, Finance, Personal Development IT, Marketing and Business Management. John currently holds a number of titles, including CEO of Evolve Systems Group, Associate Diploma in Business (Accounting) and Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants. John's passion is to help business owners become more strategic and smarter about their marketing efforts. He constantly pushes the envelope of what's possible in this modern era and is widely regarded among his peers as very innovative and highly creative in his approach. John's new services include Evolve Instant Author to help new authors and b ... read more
Everything You Know About Marketing is Wrong!
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Welcome to RawrWoman,
A Sexually Arousing Destination built with the Woman in Mind.
Focusing on the sophisticated nature of the female psyche, and the desire for a multi-layered stimulating experience, RawrWoman creates content that will entice, fascinate, and above all provide pleasure to the woman who indulges in all we have to offer.
Our goal is to appeal to the female audience’s senses. To create a place where you can find self-expression through the stories we devise, and let your inhibitions go.
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Karthik Pasupathy is a blogger, writer, and photographer. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, and master’s degree in Bioinformatics. His love for writing started during his college days where he was introduced to the world of literature. Apart from blogging and writing, he also like to travel and photography. He wrote several short stories for a Chennai based magazine.
Written with a cursor
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Tavares Boykins Sr.
The eldest sibling of both his mother and father, Tavares Boykins Sr. was born in Fort Lauderdale FL, in 1981. From a very early age he began his passion of reading and writing which eventually blossomed into him becoming a novelist, but not until he had gained the necessary life experience learned through his very own fair share of ups in downs. Raised both by his mother and grandmother he was always encouraged to, “use his words” which served to only enhance his passion for writing and poetry. By 21 he was already married and raising a family, but with very little assets, and even less money he found himself struggling to make a living and resorted to a life of crime in an effort to ... read more