Socialbuzz: Directory of Smashwords Users on Twitter
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Maxine Bigby Cunningham
Maxine Bigby Cunningham is the Founder and CEO of Empowered Walking Enterprise LLC, a publishing and training company which offers mental and emotional wellness solutions. She is an inspiring writer,a captivating speaker,an engaging teacher, and a passionate advocate for mental/emotional wellness.
Cunningham held Senior Executive positions with the Federal government and management positions with grassroots, non-profit organizations.
Cunningham studied at Syracuse University/ Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Goucher College, the Federal Executive Institute, George Washington University and Baltimore School of the Bible.
Cunningham asks the question, "Do you want to be well?" To thos ... read more
Power Walking, A Journey to Wholeness
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Nicole Murphy has been a primary school teacher, bookstore owner, journalist and checkout chick. She grew up reading Tolkien, Lewis and Le Guin; spent her twenties discovering Quick, Lindsey and Deveraux and lives her love of science fiction and fantasy through her involvement with the Conflux science fiction conventions. Her urban fantasy trilogy Dream of Asarlai is published in Australia/NZ by HarperVoyager. She lives with her husband in Queanbeyan, NSW. Visit her website http://nicolermurphy.com
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Vasilis Kanatas was born in Amfissa, part of the Municipality of Delphi. He is a physicist and wrote his dissertation in Astronomy & Uranography entitled: "Concerning Constellations".
He is an amateur astronomer and member of the Amateur Astronomy Association "Achyrostrata" (named for an ancient word for our galaxy used by local people), based in the Delphi Municipality.
He is interested in Cosmology and Astrology in an amateur capacity.
Αστρολογία των 13 Ζωδίων
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My name is jack storer and i am an ebook writer, my first ebook, runaway 2 runway, is on amazon right now, i am 20 years old, i live in leicester. I am an uncle twice, i have three sisters and two brothers, I write ebook so my stories can be heard all over the world.
Runaway 2 Runway
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Arrivé en France pour des études universitaires qui lui permirent d’obtenir un Dut en Administration et Gestion des Entreprises Culturelles, une Licence d’Info-Com et une Master en Développement Local, Bacary travailla prés de dix ans auprès de collectivités territoriales en qualité d’Agent de Développement Local. Il créa ainsi un des premiers services Personnes Âgées et le premier magazine municipal destiné aux personnes âgées à Lyon.
Après les aînés, il se tourne vers les structures d’éducation populaire pour se consacrer aux jeunes des banlieues difficiles de l’agglomération lyonnaise avec lesquels il développe et accompagne des actions de solidarité internationale.
Militant ... read more
Le Kankurang d'Allah
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Christopher Millin published an arts and literature magazine for children called Crow Toes Quarterly from 2006 to 2011.
Many years before CTQ, Christopher fell into a deep, dark hole and met a man named Mr. Flex. Mr. Flex told Christopher an unbelievable and absolutely terrifying collection of stories to pass the time while they waited to be rescued. Christopher vowed that if he ever got out of the hole, he would write Mr. Flex’s stories down and share them with the world.
The first of his Hole Stories, called The King of Arugula, was published in 2007 by Thistledown Press. Fowl, Swine and Things That Send Shivers Down Your Spine, the second story Mr. Flex told, and Christopher’s second book in the seri ... read more
The Healing Sand (Book Three: The Hole Stories)
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lists degrees in Education, Theatre and Counseling. Throughout her adult life, she has contributed to others by teaching courses in elementary through high school, community and college groups, and working as a theatre professional (actress, director, producer, playwright). As a consultant with The Society for Arts in Healthcare, she assists groups to develop arts programs specifically tailored to meet the needs of healthcare. She created Performing Wellness ™ and teaches workshops throughout the country. She works with veterans, children, teenagers, and adults. Kate lives in Central Arizona. When not conducting a workshop or a rehearsal or at her computer engaged in a myriad of endeavors, she rides her hors ... read more
PERSONAL MAGIC: Conscious Empowerment through Creativity & Spirit
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Saeed Jones, a 2010 Pushcart Prize Nominee, received his MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University – Newark. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in publications like Bloom, Hayden’s Ferry Review, StorySouth, Jubilat, West Branch, Weave, The Collagist, and Linebreak. His blog, “For Southern Boys Who Consider Poetry,” is dedicated to emerging queer poets of color.
When the Only Light Is Fire
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Mike S. Allen, a graduate of Harding University with a degree in print journalism, has written articles for newspapers and military publications. He has also spoken to a number of churches around the world as a part-time youth minister, full-time assistant minister, and regular ol' church member. He is a husband, father, and friend who enjoys working and living in the Washington, DC metropolitan area (except during rush hour).
Growing Up Church of Christ
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TJ is an award-winning author of several romance genres, including paranormal, fantasy, sci-fi and urban fantasy romance. Writing like a madwoman, TJ hasn’t lost steam. Her mind? Yep, that’s gone, but steam there is a-plenty. A true Taurus, TJ isn’t slowing down and she’s definitely too stubborn to stop when she sees the fence!
No matter the genre TJ is penning, her favorite thing to do is build worlds. To take you somewhere extraordinary. To transport you to a place where you can close your eyes and slip into your fantasy…
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Greetings! I’m Evan Fuller, a writer of books and poems and things. I grew up in Catonsville, Maryland (just outside of Baltimore). In the summer of 2010 I moved to Philadelphia, where I’m currently pursuing a degree in English at Temple University.
I’m a member of Babel, Temple’s performance poetry collective. I hold a day job catering for an Italian restaurant. I like seeing live music, and I favor musicians who put a lot of thought into their lyrics and creativity into their musical approach. I enjoy hiking, camping, long walks on the beach (seriously), and any chance to spend time in nature. I dabble in figure drawing.
I’m currently spending as much time as possible at City Hall with Occupy ... read more
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Green Lady Publishing's first author, Roxy Rogers, is an award-winning writer, former reporter, and an IT professional. She writes fantasy and SF erotic romance. Upcoming releases through Green Lady Publishing include GABRIEL'S RELEASE on 12 25 11, and BLOOD ON THE SNOW in January 2012. Roxy can be reached at her web site contacts page. The publishers can be reached via Publisher@GreenLadyPublising.com.
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Ann Lee Miller
Ann Lee Miller earned a BA in creative writing from Ashland (OH) University and writes full-time in Phoenix, but left her heart in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, where she grew up. She loves speaking to young adults and guest lectures on writing at several Arizona colleges. When she isn’t writing or muddling through some crisis—real or imagined—you’ll find her hiking in the Superstition Mountains with her husband or meddling in her kids’ lives.
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A. T. Weaver
A. T. Weaver(Alix the Weaver) is the pen name of a senior citizen and great-grandmother who started writing gay love stories at the age of 60. She has published three novels which are also available on Amazon.
Coming in 2013: The Boss's Son, A Love Story. What happens when your one-night stand turns out to be the teenaged son of your boss?
Also in progress: Shifter (working title) - for over 200 years Marrok Del Sol searches for a love to last his lifetime, but sadly mortals die.
The Boss's Son
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Self-proclaimed geek-to-glam poster child who channels her inner geek by writing science fiction for teens. Even though she slept with a night light until she was in middle school for fear of alien attacks. She now lives with her husband, daughter, and dog in central Illinois where she still sleeps with a night light...just in case.
My Alien Romance Series
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M C Moore lives in Southern California where she writes young adult fantasy fiction.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR – MB STEYN
Who is MB Steyn and the MBS Foundation?
MBS is the trademark of the MBS Foundation, which is the company / foundation owned by Author Marie-Berdine Steyn (a Writer, Archaeologist and Philanthropist) born in South Africa in 1986.
MBS consist of various Departments:
1. MBS PUBLISHING (Books, eBooks, Articles, Poetry, Short Stories by MB Steyn and other MBS writers and authors)
2. MBS eBooks
3. MBS BOOKS
4. MBS Poetry
5. MBS Articles
6. MBS Music
8. MBS Short Stories
7. THE MBS FOUNDATION (Consisting of a variety sub-funds)
AN INTERVEIW WITH AUTHOR MARIE-BERDINE STEYN
Why did you become a Writer?
Since I was a small child I was fascinated by the emotions humans displayed and acted f ... read more
The MBSE Editing Guide
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Franco Baldo vive a Mori (Tn). Tecnico di Radiologia in pen-sione, è sposato e ha due figli. Si occupa di problemi legati al consumo di alcol nella sua comunità ma anche nel resto d’Italia dove partecipa spesso a serate informative e convegni sul tema. Collabora con l’Azienda Sanitaria organizzando i corsi previsti per il recupero della patente ritirata per alcolemie illegali. I ragazzi dalla collana di lamiera è il suo secondo romanzo. Il primo Dove dorme l’ornitorinco è stato pubblicato nel novembre 2009 da Erickson.
I ragazzi dalla collana di lamiera
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Hardit Singh was born in Bristol, U.K. on August 16th, 1984 and is a practicing Sikh. He decided to become a writer after rediscovering his love for reading and the books of Michael Connelly, whilst studying at University.
After failing at Secondary School, Hardit turned things around during his attended years at College and University, graduating with a First in his Honours Degree in Information Technology. After University Singh worked for HP, which included the writing of Technical Manuals, and this continued as he moved from various client accounts such as the MOD and Rolls Royce.
Hardit has always been an avid reader since he was young and this is what led to his desire to write. Singh has recently compl ... read more
Guilty Until Proven Innocent
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Beth Barnes has traveled the world and never turns her back on adventure. She has raised two daughters which has been the most rewarding adventure of all. Born and raised in Long Beach, CA she went to University of San Francisco, worked in corporate america then decided to sell everything in the hope of discovering another side to life. On her 30th birthday she took what would fit in a backpack and traveled solo for 13 months, working on farms and finding remote destinations in developing countries. Beth lives every moment as the gift it is and hopefully her writing will inspire others to do the same.
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Jennifer Knightstep was born in 1972 and began her dating adventures in 1987, when she was in high school. She's the proud single mother of two brilliant daughters, and is always eager to share her insights on dating, relationships, parenting, and people in general. Her first book, "Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps: a Dating Memoir," was published in 2011.
Nice Guys, Freaks & Creeps: a Dating Memoir
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Jake Murphy is a British ebook writer, translator, and history student. A big supporter of the electronic book, he has published all his work exclusively in ebook format, most of them for free. He currently lives in Spain, and travels extensively.
His 'Forgotten Tales' collection is now available for free in ebook format to be found at most major ebook stores.
In adittion to this, Jake has recently published ''Any last words? a Collection of Funny or Mildly Ironic Final Quotes'', now available on Smashwords, in the hope that the world discovers, as he has, the funnier and fascinating side to history.
Dice, Drink, and Ghosts
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Clarisse Thorn is a feminist, sex-positive educator who has delivered sex-related lectures and workshops to a variety of audiences, including New York's Museum of Sex, San Francisco's Center for Sex & Culture, and universities across the USA. She created and curated the original Sex+++ sex-positive documentary film series at Chicago's historic feminist site, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. She has also volunteered as an archivist, curator and fundraiser for that venerable S&M institution, the Leather Archives & Museum. In 2010, Clarisse returned from working on HIV mitigation in sub-Saharan Africa. Her writing has appeared across the Internet in many many places, from The Guardian to Jezebel. She blogs about fem ... read more
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana
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Gayle Brandeis is the author of Fruitflesh: Seeds of Inspiration for Women Who Write (HarperOne), Dictionary Poems (Pudding House), the novels The Book of Dead Birds (HarperCollins), which won Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize for Fiction in Support of a Literature of Social Change, Self Storage (Ballantine) and Delta Girls (Ballantine), and her first novel for young readers, My Life with the Lincolns (Holt). She released The Book of Live Wires, the sequel to The Book of Dead Birds, as an exclusive ebook.
Gayle's poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies (such as Salon.com, The Nation, and The Mississippi Review) and have received several awards, including the QPB/Story ... read more
The Book of Live Wires
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I grew up in Indiana and attended college at IU Bloomington. I live with my husband and two cats. I've always loved reading and writing. Genre fiction is my favorite; including science fiction, horror and fantasy. I love stuff like Tales from the Crypt comics and Robert E. Howard's pulp fiction.
King of Diamonds
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Michael P. Spradlin is the author of more than a dozen books for children, some of which have actually been published. He grew up in a small town in Michigan not far from the Indiana border, which may explain his irrational fear of Hoosiers. (Both the inhabitants of the state of Indiana and the movie starring Gene Hackman).
Surrounded by books in his formative years, he grew up loving to read, imagining himself the hero of numerous epic battles and indulging in his favorite pastime, which was smuggling fireworks across the Ohio border so that he could blow up his collection of Plastic Green Army Men and Matchbox Cars.
School Library Journal called his first book for children, The Legend of Blue Jacket, "a well- ... read more
The Youngest Templar: Robard's Revenge, Part 1
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Kay Urlich lives in Auckland New Zealand. After years of suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Kay began an intensive twenty year journey to explore different energy healing methods
Kay travelled the world to further her knowledge and for the last twelve years has been writing about the dynamic treatment that emerged as she was spiritually guided through the Structure Of Energy Fields
After scores of profound healing encounters, around the wisdoms and gifts that lay within the consciousness of our own bodies, she is now sharing this information.
Since 1998 Kay has been writing for magazines on the subject of energy fields and has appeared on television to demonstrate this work.
Her books explain how our e ... read more
The Structure of Energy Healing (Bk 1 in series)
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Raymund Eich has a B.A. and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Rice University. He attended Clarion West in 2001. When not writing, he works as a patent agent. He lives in Houston with his wife and son.
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Malia Mallory lives in Hawaii with her husband and daughter. She's been working with words since alphabet blocks rolled into her crib, not only writing her own work but copy editing and proofreading the work of others. She has loved to read about relationships since she first sneaked off with her mother's Harlequin.
Malia Mallory is the best-selling author of The ABCs of Erotica series, which covers the erotic spectrum from BDSM to ménage and everything in between. More releases in the series are on the way. She has also released the Mia's Cop Craving series and Santa's Backdoor Baby.
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Howard is an author,teacher, speaker and life coach. For many years Howard has assisted clients from all walks of life who are in transition make the turn in the road of life with a positive attitude and a creative energy to see what is possible.
Howard's theme is."Activate inspiration and hope in every generation".
Howard is the author of the popular blog,Hopeful Notes From Howiej
Hopeful Notes From Howiej
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Meredith Bond, is the award-winning author of four Regency romance novels. She has been teaching creative writing for five years, enjoying every single class and student she has had. She is now moving into self–publishing a series of Young Adult fantasy novels—look for The Children of Avalon Series by Merilyn Wolff at your favorite on–line ebook retailer soon.
An Exotic Heir
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Janine Summers live in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada with her husband, two cats, Bonky and Runty, and Lily a German Shepherd. She is currently working on her new novel the first in The Matchstick House Series, Emmy and the Coven of Witches.
The Dragons of the Black Castle
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O. G. Tomes
Born in 1963 in a suburb of Birmingham, AL. A daughter and sister, mother and now a grandmother she has spent her life caring for those around her. Now with her youngest close to graduating and heading off to college she has found the time to publish the chronicled stories of her favorite characters, some of which were created while she was in the first grade and used in creating story books for her children. A weaver of tales since her youth, as O.G. Tomes, she now spins the yarn creating story lines from the cloth of life. Meshing the old with the new, giving way for her readers to rethink the whole concept of 'good vs. evil' along with the humorous and darker sides of human nature. You can expect a varied ... read more
The Test of Faith Book Two of The Sanctuary Saga
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I am a full-time mom, writer and entrepreneur. I am always looking for ways to help others accomplish their dreams and goals. I live by the philosophy that you only live once, so live life to the fullest. I believe that you should always think big and dream bigger. Sometimes I like to write about business, but the majority of the time you can find me writing uplifting and inspirational messages. If I can say just one thing to encourage, uplift or inspire you to go for your dreams, then I will feel as if I am doing my part in shining a positive light in a dark and negative world.
Break Free: how to overcome your fears and finally live life on purpose
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Katie French imagined herself an author when her poem caught the eye of her second grade teacher. In middle school she spent her free time locked in her room, writing her first young adult novel. Though her social life suffered, her love for literature thrived. She studied English at Eastern Michigan University, where she veered from writing and earned an education degree. She spent nine years teaching high school English. Currently she is a school counselor, doing a job that is both one of the hardest things she's ever done and the most rewarding. In her free time she writes, reads great books and takes care of her two beautiful and crazy children. She is a contributor and co-creator of Underground Book Review ... read more
Nessa: A Breeders Story
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Dennis Beery was born and raised in Bremen, Indiana. He has a BA in Theology and has worked for many years in the construction industry. Besides writing, he enjoys mountain hiking, electronic music and serving in his church. He married his wife Billi in 1979 and they have two sons, Jesse and Caleb. Dennis currently lives in Elkhart, Indiana.
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Conrad Lovelle spent his early years in a small town rich with cultural diversity. In difficult times during his childhood young Conrad learned to escape through reading and fantasy. Eventually his storybook readings merged with friends' accounts of far-off lands and a Romantic was born. Conrad's taste outgrew the confinement and simplicity of the small isolated town and at age 15 he answered the call of his wanderlust, leaving home with just $12 in his pocket to hitch-hike 1000 miles to the nearest West-coast city.
Those seeds of his childhood led him to many cultures and into many homes and hearts along the way. Writing romantically (sometimes with impish delight) to express his own feelings and experiences ... read more