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Short Story: Rumplestiltskin III And The Dance of The Fireflies by Kevin Kauffmann

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Rumplestiltskin III grinned as he smoked on his new pipe. It was an ornate mahogany piece which held a rich …

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Guest Post: The Power of Imagination by Kevin J Villeneuve

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We can all admit that throughout our childhood we consistently surrendered to daydreaming- that time and space where nothing else …

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The Great Big Showcase Open Blog Weekend… With Prizes!

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It’s been a little over 14 months since we launched. Yes, we know you’ve all been counting! We are trying …

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I’ve Just Published My Book. Now What? by Nicholas Rossis

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I Just Published my Book. Now What? First of all, congratulations! You’re now a published author – and don’t let …

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Guest Post: Six Failproof Tips Guaranteed to get you signed by a Literary Agent. Probably. By Richard Hennerley

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In the days when I (naively) still entertained hope that a literary agent somewhere might be interested in my work …

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Short Story: The Old Man by Marshall Armstrong

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The old man held up a finger, looked at it curiously, licked it and held it up higher into the …

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Short Story: The Swallow Places by Kyle Brown

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Active interests include: economics, and she’s pretty great in that class, but she’s quiet and doesn’t tell anybody. She’s transferred …

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Short Story: The Birth of Rumplestiltskin III by Kevin Kauffmann

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Rumplestiltskin III didn’t come into being like the Spectres of the Wretched Keep, coalescing into existence from the silken fog, …

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Interviews

Interview: Faith Cotter, author of Paper Dragons

Faith Cotter

Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by Faith Cotter, author of Paper Dragons and Clara: A Short Story. Welcome to …

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An Interview with Kneel Downe, creator of the VirulentBlurb universe

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When Lizzie, one of the newest members on our review team, was given her first ‘assignment’ little did we expect …

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Interview – Frank Bukowski, author of Reality TV

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Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined Frank Bukowski, author of Reality TV. Welcome to the Showcase Lounge, Frank. Frank Bukowski: …

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Interview – Michael Wessels, author of The Singular Illusion

Michael Wessels

Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by Michael Wessels, author of The Singular Illusion. Welcome to the Showcase Lounge, Michael. …

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Interview – G.L. Ross, author of the Flyboy Trilogy

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Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by G.L. Ross, author of Turbulent Passions: Book 1 in the Flyboy trilogy and …

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Interview – Kristin Hoepfl, author of My Missing Puzzle Piece

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Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by Kristin Hoepfl, author of My Missing Puzzle Piece. Welcome to the Showcase Lounge, …

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Interview – Doyle E. Duke at Blaze Radio

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Showcase author Doyle E. Duke was recently interviewed by Mary Doss at Blaze Radio. Mr. Doyle E. Duke whom I …

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Interview – Kyle Brown, co-author of Dumb Waiters: The Awakening

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Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by Kyle Brown, co-author of the literary fantasy Dumb Waiters: The Awakening. Welcome to …

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New Releases

Luther M. Siler – Skylights

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Skylights (Science Fiction/Adventure) August 15, 2022: the Tycho, the most advanced interplanetary craft ever designed by the human race, launches …

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Ava Morgan – Abigail’s Discovery

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Abigail’s Discovery : A Curiosity Chronicles Short (Steampunk/Short Stories) A romantic steampunk short story of masquerades, mystery, and hidden weapons, …

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Ava Morgan – Lydia’s Decision

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Lydia’s Decision: A Curiosity Chronicles Short (Steampunk/Short Stories) A romantic steampunk short story of adventurers, seafarers, and daring choices, set …

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V.E. Bystry – One Last Nightmare

One Last Nightmare

One Last Nightmare (Horror/Short Story) Plagued with frequent and horribly vivid nightmares since his wife’s death, James lives throughout the …

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Reviews

Review – Faith Cotter’s Paper Dragons

Paper Dragons

Paper Dragons by Faith Cotter is a remarkable short story about coping with a family member’s illness. The story starts …

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Review: Kyle Freelander’s Facing The Tide

Facing The Tide

Seventeen year old Becca and her best friend Lanie did everything together, typical teenagers with a shared adoration of horse-riding …

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Review – Mary Burton King’s Beatrice Belladonna’s Black Magic Web

Black Magic Web

13 years ago Beatrice Belladonna Joyce Watley Harlow was convicted of seven counts of murder. However four years into her …

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Review – Erika Dakin’s The Conspiracy

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There is no room for love at the royal court. There is only intrigue and political manoeuvring. For Veysita, a …

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Review – Robert Parker’s Apex

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Apex is an old school spy/adventure novel by self published author Robert Parker and, once you start reading, you just …

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Review – Suzanne Whitfield Vince’s The Many Lives Of June Crandall

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The debut novel from Suzanne Whitfield Vince is the story of Grace Adams. We follow her journey from being abandoned …

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Review – Adriano Bulla’s The Road To London

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There is something so very special about the debut novel from Italian author Adriano Bulla. The story itself is certainly …

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Review: Christopher Stokes’ The Distant Glimmer

The Distant Glimmer

In 1962 a glimmer in the sky was spotted by a British research facility and a team of 6 men, …

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