Socialbuzz: Directory of Smashwords Users on Twitter
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Brandon Zenner was born and raised in Red Bank New Jersey, only a short distance from the shore. His short fiction has been published in both print and online publications, the first being PLAZM 28, submitted when Brandon was just 19 years old. In 2014 Brandon published his first full-length novel, "The Experiment of Dreams," as a Kindle ebook. The paperback novel followed a year later. His second full-length novel is well on its way.
Throughout his early years writing, Brandon's favorite practice was to open a dictionary to any random page and aimlessly select the first word that this finger touched. He would then feverishly write a short story using his Smith-Corona typewriter. Using a mechanical typewriter, ... read more
Wine With Charlie
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Preeti Govada is a freelance writer and poet. Born and brought up in Hyderabad, she’s done her MBA in Human relations and currently resides at Mumbai with her husband and son. She’s currently working on her upcoming book which is a collection of short stories. She loves observing people around her and integrating their experiences into her short stories and poetry. Besides dabbling at cooking, she enjoys travelling, browsing the internet, reading and spending time with her family. If you’d like to connect with her, you can email her at email@example.com.
22 Poems You Should Read About Love and Life!
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Self-proclaimed shy diva, Koryne Carroll, is an author, mentor, and motivational speaker. She uses her background in the field of psychology and her personal experience with overcoming social anxiety to mentor others in changing their thoughts and behaviors related to social anxiety. Her Shy Diva book series focuses on understanding the clinical basis of social anxiety and how to begin creating a life of fulfillment and fearlessness in spite of recurring anxieties.
Koryne Carroll lives in the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia metropolitan area with her husband and child. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in the field of psychology.
Shy and Fabulous: Overcoming social anxiety and living your best life ever!
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Horror/Thriller/Alternative fiction writer just waiting to be noticed. :)
Feel free to comment on any of my writing.
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Ethan Gaines was born in 1991 in Riverside, California, before moving to Kalispell, Montana, where his writing became heavily influenced by stories of the Wild West and Louis L’Amour. His interests quickly blossomed to World History and Literature as well.
In early 2012, Ethan met Reegan Bennett whom he married later the same year while he worked on Tears of the Saint. Through her encouragement, Ethan self-published Tears of the Saint just before the birth of their son, Jack Grady Gaines. He now lives with his family in Kalispell, Montana, where he is attending online class for a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication.
Tears of the Saint
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Linda M. Crate
Linda M. Crate is a Pennsylvanian native born in Pittsburgh yet raised in the rural town of Conneautville. She currently resides in Meadville. Her poetry, short stories, articles, and reviews have been published in a myriad of magazines both online and in print. Recently her two chapbooks A Mermaid Crashing Into Dawn (Fowlpox Press - June 2013) and Less Than A Man (The Camel Saloon - January 2014) were published.
Blood & Magic
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I an ethical writer based in Nairobi Kenya.If I am not writing ,I am on the look out for the next adventure,walking or tracking wild animals.
I am a champion for causes and I write to support non profit causes.
Post cards from Africa
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Kerrie Paterson writes contemporary women's fiction - mainly stories about women in their 40s and above who have reached a crossroads in their life - and small town romance. She loves to write about women's relationships with their friends and family, as well as their romances.
She tries to fit writing in between homeschooling her pre-teen son, driving him around to activities, running her website design business and being keeper of the family knowledge (aka 'Mum, have you seen my camera / phone / cable etc?'). In her spare time (ha!), she's a yoga student, keen photographer and avid reader.
Kerrie lives in the Hunter Valley, Australia.
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I trained first in applied physics (BSc) followed later by post-graduate studies in economic & industrial history (MPhil) business studies (DipBA) and later a PhD in metrology. Following a successful career in strategic research/technology and administration, I began to parallel academic authorship with writing popular science and biographical articles for various technical and innovation magazines.
Apart from a fascination with inventors, inventions and new technologies I also enjoy writing 'off the beaten track' fiction, particularly when it leaves the reader slightly breathless. My first four novels were well received with my fifth title, "The Odessa Bride", at the time of writing getting near to completion ... read more
Only Fate Is Written
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Author J.E. Smythe, was born in Liberia, West Africa, raised in Providence, Rhode Island, and Gaithersburg, Maryland. J.E. is an attorney who attended Allen University and received her Law Degree from Massachusetts School of Law. While working as an attorney, J.E. just could not let her passion to write die. She decided to take her legal writing skills and write her debut novel “ A Few Good Friends". J.E. currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina where she continues to write.
Zora's First Day
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Young Street Media
Are you in an Independent band? Is your band any good? Would you like to make money from your music but don’t really know how? Or are you just looking for different options from what you’ve already been doing? If you answered yes to these questions then you’ve stumbled on a handy “Make Money Tool Kit” filled with the must have’s for developing a successful career as an Independent Band/Artist. This e-book is just a great reference guide packed with tools and tips for creating income and a fan base from your music.
Indie Band: Make Money Tool Kit Free
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Scott Martin lives in Las Vegas with his wife, Ellen, and their five children, Nadia, Danny, Andy, Lauren, and Kalista. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh and went on to teach in West Bend, Wisconsin before coaching at the collegiate level. Martin holds an advanced national coaching diploma, and has spent over 20 years coaching and directing various soccer programs at the select youth, high school, and college levels. He has worked with prominent national coaches both here and abroad. He captained four teams at UW-Oshkosh and played 15 seasons at the First Division level.
Moving Forward In Reverse: A Diary about Finding a New Normal
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Katherine M. Lawrence
For several years, Katherine M. Lawrence has been researching and writing the adventures of Yamabuki, an actual historic female samurai who lived in the Heian Era of Japan. Inspired by several decades in the martial arts halls led by women -- Ja Shin Do, the San Jose State University Kendo Club, and Pai Lum White Lotus Fist-Crane style -- Katherine set out to write about the experiences of women who train in warriors skills...and Yamabuki in particular.
Katherine graduated from the University of Washington with a BA degree in both History and Chemistry, and continued with work on a Masters in History at the Far Eastern and Slavic Institute. She also received an MBA from Harvard University.
Cold Sake: A Yamabuki Story
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Jenni Butz's love of learning and gregarious nature made her years teaching high school French and English fun AND influential. She is passionate about learning and communicating and has spent time mentoring young women as they learn about life, relationships, how to define success, and leading small groups in discovering the transformational power of God's Word. She has also spoken to larger groups at retreats and special events in the U.S. and Europe.
Jenni's guiding Scripture for years has been John 3:30 - "He must become greater, I must become less." - for its fundamental principle as well as for its masterful use of the semicolon.
Her travel philosophy: "While I'm waiting to get to heaven, I'll go to Pa ... read more
Word Sparks: Active Meditations from God's Word
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M. A. Callahan
M.A. Callahan is an engineer, graphic designer and author residing in Upstate New York. Inspired by years of astronomical research, Callahan has made it a lifetime goal to direct our attention toward the Creator. God willing, this book is the beginning of a heaven-inspired pursuit revealing God’s signs, our seasons, and prophetic astronomical events.
Signs in the Heavens - Distress of Nations
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Meg Harding is a graduate student, currently studying MA Publishing in the UK. She plans to continue on to become an editor, all while continuing to write. When she isn't writing she enjoys the theatre, concerts, and lazing about in front of the TV.
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A.W. Caliburn is an American novelist who almost never sees the glass half full or even half empty. Instead, he sees the glass as dirty or broken or on display in a rural Alabama thrift store. His writing reflects that view while keeping his readers constantly guessing on the edge of their seat.
The Claims Adjuster
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Nathan Knaack grew up in Michigan, where he attended Oakland University and earned a degree in English Literature before relocating to pursue a career making video games. Since 2005, he's contributed to several projects, including "Global Agenda," "Dust 514," "EVE Online," and "Edge of Space." After years of writing short fiction and creating content for games, he decided to delve into writing books, releasing his first novel, "Revenge Insurance," in 2014. He lives in Atlanta with his wife, Jennifer, and his son, Indiana.
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J. Arthur Squiers
I have been a professional writer and software developer for 17 years. When I do something, I like to go all-out. This includes my hobbies: fitness, wakesurfing and stock investing.
I consider myself a philosopher and an introverted comedian. Writing fiction is my greatest passion and my life goal is to live in Disney World.
At this time, I live in Minnesota with my wife and two daughters, where I am a software architect for a Fortune 500 company.
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Author Killian Crowe. I write books on supernatural fun to the paranormal, and horror. Witchy Girls is written by Author Isla Summer (my wife and writing partner) and me. It is the first book in the series for the MG reader. We are currently working on book II, as well as, "Shades Holler, a horror book for the adult world of fiction. More information on us can be found on our website.
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Deborah has spent a lifetime of working with and raising animals including horses, goats, cattle, dogs and cats. In addition to owning and managing three successful businesses, she is now retired from 35 years in information technology. However, "retired" is somewhat relative since her current business, the Queen D Ranch in New Mexico, is a full-time commitment. At the Queen D, she and her high school sweetheart, David, manage several horses, a herd of American Blackbelly sheep and over 100 purebred chickens. They hatch several hundred chicks each month and work to keep improving the quality of their Rhode Island Reds, Ameraucana, Silver Laced Wyandotte and Delaware chickens.
Secrets to Fertilizing Your Garden Perfectly: Improve Your Garden Production
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John Danister spends his days behind a dusty keyboard entertaining himself with words. He hopes that some of those words would entertain you as well, but beware - like John, there's more to his words than meets the eye.
Tears of Providence
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Allison M. Miller
ALLISON MILLER is known among those who know her as a heart mender. That Heart Mender is the very someone she sought when suffering her pains shame, loneliness and confusion. She hit the bottom of the pit before she discovered she was not alone. She reached to The One who met her where she was and He healed her broken heart, mending the pieces while teaching her how to live and love well. At the time, she had no idea all this was part of a greater plan. Now, she is honored to use her voice through this book and speaking engagements for others to know the deep compassion and love of Jesus.
Allison is Founder and President of Eight28 Women, Author, and Board Certified Life Coach. Allison is a victor from emotion ... read more
Desperate for Love
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Born and brought up at Kolkata, Saikat is one of the youngest author of the era... Being a school student, Saikat has already queued five more short stories and a novel on his way to success.
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Jason Lewis grew up in Ohio and Tennessee. He graduated from Rhea County High School in 1993 and from the University of Tennessee in 1996 with a degree in musical theatre and dance. While working in Knoxville in 1999, an accident ended his dance career and he subsequently relocated to Nashville, becoming a popular actor in its vibrant theatre community. Jason moved to New York City in 2004 where he discovered his true passion for writing, going on to teach screenwriting to Bronx high school students. He returned to Nashville in 2009 for film school and wrote, directed and produced the cult webseries 'Trailer Made,' which earned him 'Best Writing in a Comedy Series' at the 3rd annual Indie Series Awards.
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J&M Irwin is the pseudonym for husband and wife writing team, Jackie and Mike Irwin. This couple may come from separate parts of the United States, but they are united in tandem storytelling. The first book of the Edensville High Series has been on Jackie's heart to write for many years, but it took the encouragement of her best friend, Mike, to it down and write it down she did! When working with your best friend its not like work at all!
Jackie is also a published author of a self help book under the pseudonym Jackie Tramel called Shelved: Waiting on God, Waiting on You. Through the EHS work, the couple hope to reach the young people (and adults) that think they must first be clean before they come to J ... read more
The Edensville High Series: Adam
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Joanne Walsh became hooked on romance when her grandma gave her a copy of Gone with the Wind for her birthday. The teachers at her strict girls’ school didn’t approve of a ten-year-old reading such a ‘racy’ novel and confiscated it. But Joanne still became a voracious romance reader and, later, an editor for one of the world’s leading women’s fiction publishers, where she could do two of her favorite things: work with her beloved alpha-male heroes and spend time in the USA. These days, Joanne lives in the south of England and divides her time between freelance editing, writing and spending time with her very own real-life alpha…
Christmas in Venice
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Jen Winters fell in love with paranormal romance after her daughter was born and she needed a way to escape reality for a few minutes a day. She loved it so much she decided to take her own pen to it. The world of the Guardians was developed through deeply irreligious conversations with her father who likes to misinterpret scripture as often as humanly possible and a good dose of did-I-just-read-that-! when looking into ancient near eastern mythology and scripture.
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Barbara Petty was born and educated in the Midwest. After a sojourn in Paris during college, she went bi-coastal, starting in New York and then moving on to Los Angeles. She has been a newspaper reporter, a magazine editor and written animation scripts for TV shows such as Transformers, G.I. Joe and My Little Pony. She’s also worked in the film industry, both on staff and behind the camera. What Has Mother Done? is her fourth published novel, and the first of the Thea Browne Mystery series.
What Has Mother Done?
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Josh Brown is the author of several books, comic books, and short stories. He has dedicated his life to sporadic rants and ramblings about comic book continuity, superhero superiority, and Han shooting first. He currently lives in Minneapolis, MN.
Hunt the Winterlands
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Cheryl is currently enrolled at Full Sail University in the BFA Creative Writing for Entertainment Program. She is currently working on Human a sci-fi tale about a sheltered young girl who finds herself on the run with only a genetically engineered killer to protect her while she tries to find a way to save the human race.
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An MBA majored in Finance, Deepa finally embraced her long due passion for writing after 9 years of corporate career in Banking. Deepa’s first work, 'Valiyachalai Times', showcases the beauty, culture and lifestyle of families in South India. Her story unravels the struggle of children in middle class upbringing, their dreams and their agonies. The backdrop used was the early 1940 s in India. Her works are highly inspired from Indian families, and their protagonists fighting for their own causes.
Her new book, Love War and Ramifications is not just about love. It is about the after effects of a war on the lives inflicted. The story of a simple girl who wants to know all the answers, Joanna runs into Edward, ... read more
Love War And Ramifications
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By day I’m a copywriter for a marketing company in Florida. By night I’m turning my wildest thoughts and naughtiest fantasies into erotic tales. My novels feature lots of hardcore action and fast paced plots.
Readers won’t find romantic stories here, just erotica with a hardcore edge. My stories center around real women who love sex. The women in mt stories might be labeled a slut by most of society, but I don’t think being a slut is a bad thing. It’s a good thing to enjoy sex, giving pleasure and of course getting pleasure.
I began writing erotica in college to earn a little extra money on the side. In the years since then, I’ve dabbled in freelance fiction writing. I’m now turning my total ef ... read more
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Marthel Castaneda, autora nacida en la Ciudad de México; se especializa en ayudar a las personas a generar un cambio de conciencia laboral, su cambio. A lo largo de 20 años de experiencia laboral, ha trabajado en la industria turística, específicamente, hotelería y tiempo compartido, así como, en empresas de iniciativa privada fungiendo como consultor, gerente y directora de áreas de calidad y certificación; pudiendo conocer así, diferentes sectores económicos. Actualmente me enfoco a la capacitación y entrenamiento para el cambio de la conciencia laboral; a través de temas de calidad y servicio, desde un enfoque 100% humano.
La vendedora de corbatas. 21 enseñanzas que todo colaborador y jefes, deberían conocer
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Rachael Ritchey has always loved to tell stories. As a mom to four growing young people, Rachael spends countless hours recounting true stories and fictional tales. Her favorite genres are fantasy and historical fiction. Rachael’s passion for a good story doesn’t end there, though. She started writing YA fantasy fiction to create new worlds she’s proud to share with her kids and you. Rachael lives in Eastern Washington with her husband and children, who all wish they had a dog.
The Beauty Thief
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Lisa S Litberg
For as long as she can remember, Lisa Litberg has loved to write. Over the years she has amassed quite a collection of short stories and poetry. Ms. Litberg has been a high school teacher for fifteen years and tries to empower her urban students with the power of the written word.
When she isn't writing or teaching, Ms. Litberg can be found dancing, singing with a cover band or performing her own songs with a guitar, but more than likely she will be hanging out with her son Trevor. Currently she is working on a short story compilation geared toward urban youth, as well as her second novel, which will answer her readers' questions about what happened to Free.
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Based in the English North Midlands, Mark England is a writer with a thirst for raw, knuckle-skinned, gritty contemporary shock drama. His material has been much likened to the brass tacked reality of Irvine Welsh and Alan Sillitoe, but with a refreshing blast to his original, modern day storytelling.
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A lifestyle submission who writes about that which she loves. Maggie spent several years traveling the world with a British Dominant, and brings her unique experiences into her stories, giving them an authenticity that shines through the pages.
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Badass women and the men who need them.
Jen Greyson writes bestselling NA romances and fantasies, including time travel, action adventure, and steamy contemporaries. She also ghostwrites for several New York Times and USA Today Bestselling authors.
A recovering horse addict, she's taken her competitive sportsmanship to the water and is trying to be a better wakeboarder without any more trips to the ER.
Visit her website http://jengreyson.com, or follow her on Twitter (@JenGreyson) or Facebook http://facebook.com/jengreyson
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Mario Corrigan: - Hails from Kildare Town and is the Executive Librarian in charge of Kildare Collections and Research Services for Kildare Library & Arts Services. He is married to Colette and has three beautiful children, Eve, Jack and Rachel who make it all worthwhile. Mario has written and edited many books on the history and heritage of Co. Kildare and his home town of Kildare. He was a joint winner of the Nilsson Local Heritage Publishing Award at Listowel Writer's Week in 2013. His first children's book, Do Fish Wear Pyjamas? was illustrated by his friend and fellow Kildare man, David Butler. They have since published Listowel: The Writer's Revenge and The Battle for Coman's Wood to encourage children to ... read more
The Battle for Coman's Wood
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Ismael Martínez Biurrun
Es uno de los autores más reconocidos del nuevo género fantástico español. Publicó Infierno nevado, su primera novela que ahora reedita Sportula, en 2006. A esa le seguirían Rojo alma, negro sombra (2008), Mujer abrazada a un cuervo (2010), El escondite de Grisha (2011) y Un minuto antes de la oscuridad (2014).
Con clara predilección por la fantasía oscura y el terror (es miembro de NOCTE, la asociación española de escritores de terror), ha sido finalista en dos ocasiones del premio Ignotus y lo ha ganado una vez. Entre sus otros galardones se encuentran el Premio Celsisus y el Nocte. También ha participado en diversas antologías de relatos.