Julie Ann Dawson

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Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume X)
Pre-release—available July 31, 2018. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,950. Language: English. Published by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Though originally meant as a stand-alone anthology, the Bardic Tales and Sage Advice collection has evolved into an annual celebration of speculative fiction. Our tenth installment in the annual anthology features not only the winners from our annual writing competition and Reader's Choice Awards, but also selected stories from previous installments as we look back on where we have been.
Blood Debts (Chronicles of Cambrea: Book Two)
Series: Chronicles of Cambrea. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Nadia and Alexandros may have escaped the battle of Gadara, but they can't escape their growing list of enemies. Necromancers and Felsworn, however, may be the least of their concerns. The games played by House Thairentre threatens to ensnare them both in a web of deception. And one of the deadliest assassins in Cambrea has taken up the contract on Alexandros...for a very personal reason.
The Doom Guardian (Chronicles of Cambrea: Book One)
Series: Chronicles of Cambrea. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Cursed in life. Damned in death. The only person who can stop a terrible prophecy is the one born to fulfill it. For centuries, the Spirit Wall has protected the world from the terrible powers of the undead god Vagruth. But now the Spirit Wall has begun to crumble, and with it the only thing preventing the world from becoming overrun by undead hordes.
The Society of Misfit Stories Presents...Volume One
Series: The Society of Misfit Stories Presents.... Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,590. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Society of Misfit Stories Presents this eclectic collection of novelettes and novellas from some of the most unique voices in the speculative genres. This diverse anthology offers readers an enticing assortment of high fantasy, alien adventure, paranormal investigations, haunts both real and imagined, and more.
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume IX)
Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Volume Nine of the Bardic Tales and Sage Advice collection features the winners of our annual writing competition, as well as selected works from some of the amazing authors we have had the pleasure of working with over the course of the previous year. This volume features Anna Cates, Deborah Cher, Craig Comer, Myke Edwards, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Hiroko Talbot, Kevin Wallis, and James Zahardis.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Dear Nancy,
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Episode 16 of the Series features Two stories (approx. word count 9000 words): One Step At a Time: Nancy and Lee take a field trip to test out a new ritual that will let him enter churches without spontaneously combusting. Dear Nancy,: Nancy must juggle running the shop, a new advice column, dealing with her apprentice’s damaged love life, and her dead mother’s anxiety over Thanksgiving dinner.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: The Politics of Warlocks
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
At the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may very well be possessed... Season Three of Nancy Werlock's Diary continues with three more tales of paranormal problems (approx word count 9200).
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Family Feud
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Family Feud The holidays can be a nerve-wracking time under the best of conditions. But when Nancy’s dead mother starts complaining about who should host Thanksgiving, things get unusually tense between Nancy and her brother. Wrath of the Turkey God Nancy and Houston find themselves investigating a paranormal poultry problem.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Last Rites
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Episode 12 of the series includes three short stories Couples Counseling: With only a few more days until Samhain, the last thing Nancy needs is to find Houston straddling a succubus. Interview With the Vampire: Nobody wants to be stalked by a vampire…even if it is just an ambush-style job interview. Last Rites: Nancy is unexpectedly confronted by the widow of the man who killed her mother.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Judgement Day
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Episode Thirteen of the Nancy Werlock's Diary series includes two stories (estimated word count 7400 words) Blame Games: A formal investigation from the Justicars into the attempt on Nancy’s life reveals unexpected information. Judgement Day: The trap has been set for Chana Magus, but will it catch her?
The Indie Author Potluck Cookbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & dishes / general, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
The Indie Author Potluck Cookbook is a privately operated charity project designed to raise funds and awareness for the Food Bank of South Jersey. All contributors to this collection have donated their time and recipes in support of the project. This cookbook features a true "potluck" feel with a variety of appetizers, main courses, and desserts, as well as short stories, book excerpts, and more.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: A Deal With the Devil
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: In a Bind
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Marriage counselor Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her fate, and a bunch of conniving but well-meaning spirits, have other plans. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but but he may very well be possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Parental Advisory
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Marriage counselor Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her a bunch of conniving but well-meaning spirits have other plans. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may very well be possessed. Episode 9 of the series includes three new short stories.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: The Walking Dead
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Season Two of the Nancy Werlock's Diary series begins with Nancy Werlock's Diary: The Walking Dead. This collection features two short stories (approximately 9100 words total).
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Season One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This is an omnibus edition of episodes one through seven in the Nancy Werlock's Diary series. It also includes a bonus short story "Devil in a Blue(ish) Dress."
Nancy Werlock's Diary: In the Cards
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Marriage counselor Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Now Nancy finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and training an apprentice. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may be possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Possession is 9/10th of the Law
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Marriage counselor Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Now Nancy finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and training an apprentice. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may be possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: 'Til Death Do Us Part
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Now Nancy finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and sorting applications for a new apprentice. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Family Affairs
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately for her fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Now Nancy finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and sorting applications for a new apprentice. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Karma's a Witch
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The third installment of the Nancy Werlock series. Includes three short stories (8100 words) Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may very well be possessed.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Mother Knows Worst
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The second installment in the Nancy Werlock series features two more original short stories. Nancy didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Now Nancy finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and training a sexy new apprentice.
Nancy Werlock's Diary: Dear Diary,
Series: Nancy Werlock's Diary, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Nancy Werlock didn't want to take over the family business. Unfortunately fate, and a bunch of conniving spirits, have other plans. Now she finds herself fumbling through exorcisms and sorting applications for a new apprentice. Because for Werlock women, the family business is demonology. And at the Three Wishes Boutique, the customer may not always be right, but he may be possessed.
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume V)
Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The fifth installment in the series presents award-winning stories by Craig Comer, Jamie Lackey, David Lawrence, Viktor Kowalski, Viktor James Night, Lynn Veach Sadler, Chad Strong, and George S. Walker. Each installment in the series presents the winners of the annual Bards and Sages writing competition, as well as winners from our annual Readers' Choice Awards program.
Folklore and Fairy Tales of the East
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
Compiled from a variety of classic works, Folklore and Fairy Tales of the East introduces readers to the rich and wonderful storytelling heritage of China, India, Japan, Persia, the Phillipines, and Tibet. Explore 15 whimsical, amusing, and thought-provoking tales.
Pantheon Building
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
Whether you are designing a new campaign setting for a roleplaying game or looking to create a world for your fantasy fiction, the creation of a pantheon will be an important part of the process. Pantheon Building provides a short primer on the issues to consider while developing your pantheon.
Return of the Dead Men (and Women) Walking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » General
The undead return with more strange, terrifying, and bizarre tales of the unlife beyond life. Zombies, ghouls, vampires, and other things that should not be shamble through the pages of this anthology. Collection includes 14 tales.
World Building 101
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Originally designed for a seminar conducted by author and game designer Julie Ann Dawson at Suny College, World Building 101 provides both writers and RPG designers with an easy-to-follow process through which to create a functional and believable setting.
A Game of Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A series of kidnappings leads detective Mitch Grogan to the home of the wealthy but eccentric Darius Hawthorne. What he discovers unleashes a chain of events that not only threatens his life, but also his sanity. Grogan finds himself caught up in a deadly game with a three hundred year old vampire looking for a worthy adversary to relieve his boredom. But what does the vampire really want?
Legendary Horrors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A tourist unlocks a terrible secret that has cursed a small town for generations. A man desperate to hold on to his love at all costs makes a deal with too high of a price. A quiet vacation in a cabin turns into a nightmare for an elderly couple. An investigative reporter gets the interview of the century...with the Boogeyman. These tales and others await.

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