Beating Windward Press

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Beating Windward Press, established in 2011 by Matt Peters, is an independent publisher of novels, short story collections, and non-fiction by emerging authors. We produce 5 to 10 titles a year and our books reflect the individual tastes of our staff - mostly mainstream fiction with a literary edge. Beating Windward offers books with distinct voices and perspectives that we hope brings pleasure, knowledge, and entertainment to our readers.

We call Orlando, Florida home, but our hearts are wherever the written word reigns.

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Beating Windward Press' favorite authors on Smashwords

Latest book: The Short of It. Published September 11, 2016.
Jamaak Morris
Latest book: The Feels. Published September 24, 2016. (5.00 from 2 reviews)
Brandie Larsen
Latest book: The Ship's Fairy and Other Stories. Published September 25, 2016.
Kourtney Cooper
Latest book: Dark Above Light Below. Published September 25, 2016.
Joe Burger
Latest book: Red Bluff: An Anthology of the Human Condition. Published September 25, 2016.
Ben Turner
Latest book: Politics of Deception. Published September 25, 2016.
Latest book: A New Discovery. Published September 25, 2016. (3.50 from 2 reviews)
Tyler DuBois
Latest book: Working Titles For A Tired, Mad,Writer. Published September 25, 2016. (4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alex Davis
Latest book: The Shadow of Felfire Tower. Published September 24, 2016. (4.00 from 1 review)
Happy Bunny
Latest book: The Lady In Red. Published September 28, 2016.
Damian Knight
Latest book: My mother is the devil. Published September 26, 2016.
Manny Sembawah
Latest book: Short Instances of Death. Published September 25, 2016. (3.00 from 1 review)
Nicholas Parnell
Latest book: Shades of Loss. Published September 23, 2016.
Latest book: Stories from Inside the Melancholy Mind. Published September 25, 2016. (5.00 from 1 review)
Latest book: Dads In Short Shorts. Published September 23, 2016. (4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alyssa Grant
Latest book: Emerge. Published September 23, 2016.
mark cummings
Latest book: Living Dangerously. Published September 27, 2016.
Kerem Granados
Latest book: Forgotten Lives. Published September 25, 2016.
Latest book: The Cycle of Life and Fiction. Published August 27, 2016.
Matthew Knowles
Latest book: Eruditus. Published August 28, 2016.
Samantha Wilson
Latest book: The Heist and Other Short Stories. Published August 28, 2016.
Penny Lumcroft
Latest book: A Detrimental Desire And Other Stories. Published August 28, 2016.
A. A. Medina
Latest book: Limerence: A Collection of Short Stories. Published August 26, 2016.
Colton D. Epperson
Latest book: Bathory Lives & Other Bizarre Tales. Published August 23, 2016.
Jaquelyn Collins
Latest book: The Ill Mind: A collection of Short stories. Published August 26, 2016. (5.00 from 1 review)
Jaron Panikkar
Latest book: Into the Unknown and other Stories. Published August 28, 2016.
Cole Huerter
Latest book: Hidden Demons. Published August 25, 2016.
Faith Cosentino
Latest book: The Pleasure of Time. Published August 25, 2016.
Cherelle Young
Latest book: Escapade. Published July 24, 2016.
Rebecca Welch
Latest book: A Very Short Collection of Shorts. Published July 24, 2016. (4.00 from 1 review)
F.J. Jace
Latest book: Culmination Of Sephtis. Published July 21, 2016.
Adam Dorey
Latest book: Then There Were Three. Published July 22, 2016.
Lisa Copeland
Latest book: An Unsettled World. Published July 24, 2016.
Jacob Waggle
Latest book: Discovery: A Collection of Fiction. Published July 24, 2016.
Latest book: Maiden Voyage. Published July 24, 2016.
Andrew Hurd
Latest book: A Brief Collection of Brief Stories. Published July 24, 2016.
Dempsey Blackmon
Latest book: Brotherhood. Published July 24, 2016.
Joseph R. Sewell
Latest book: One of God Vol. 1. Published October 25, 2016.
Rachel Israel
Latest book: Nachtmahr. Published July 22, 2016.
Ariadne Burke
Latest book: Minutiae. Published July 24, 2016. (5.00 from 1 review)
Shane Bennett
Latest book: On Dying. Published July 23, 2016.
Weeda Anderson
Latest book: Into The Sunset. Published June 19, 2016.
Joseph Santos
Latest book: E6 Saga: Origins. Published June 19, 2016.
Kendra Beauchesne
Latest book: Flash Fiction Addiction. Published June 17, 2016.
Renee Bland
Latest book: A Trinity of Hearts. Published June 19, 2016. (4.00 from 1 review)
Stavenly Spielbrick
Latest book: Esoteric. Published June 19, 2016.
Michael Sitzler
Latest book: Short, Sweet, and in a Flash. Published June 17, 2016.
Kevin Rider
Latest book: Flashbacks: A Collection of Short Stories. Published June 19, 2016.
Latest book: A Collection of Lions. Published June 19, 2016.
C.J. Hines
Latest book: Curious Short Stories. Published June 18, 2016.
M.J Helms
Latest book: The Dark Part Of My Thoughts. Published June 18, 2016.
Kazel Wood
Latest book: The Cold Wind. Published June 18, 2016.
Maximilian Weihe
Latest book: Waste: a short collection. Published June 19, 2016. (5.00 from 2 reviews)
Latest book: Barebones and Blood. Published June 19, 2016.
O. Grey
Latest book: Distractions: A Girl's Best Friend. Published June 19, 2016.
Najee Carson
Latest book: My Early (Cringe Worthy) Work. Published June 19, 2016.
...and 529 more

Smashwords book reviews by Beating Windward Press

  • A Chance of Rain on June 08, 2015

    Simple and short, but vivid and terrifying. The child's point of view was a great choice through which to show this horrific and senseless act. No answers. No understanding. Just witness.