Highlighting the best independent publications in fiction and non-fiction. Your new favorite author is right here.

Open Blog Weekend: Book Publishing Process – In The Meantime

Open Blog Weekend

So your manuscript is at the publisher being transformed into your book.  There’s nothing for you to do right? Wrong! …

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Open Blog Weekend: Five Reasons to Not KDP Select

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There is so much controversy over the Kindle Direct Publishing Select program; some authors think that it’s that best thing …

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Open Blog Weekend: Five Top Tips for Highly Creative Covers

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You’ve written your book, edited it to perfection and are now ready to self-publish. YAY! Then the awful truth hits …

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Open Blog Weekend: Thanks for the Memories

Open Blog Weekend

I’m a really lucky guy in a very privileged position. Since 2011 I’ve managed to lie, cheat and steal my …

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Open Blog Weekend: The Power of Story

Open Blog Weekend

As Jim Loehr, the author of The Power of Story: Change Your Story, Change Your Destiny in Work and in …

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Interview – Claire Nana, author of Leverage

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Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by Claire Nana, author of Leverage: The Science of Turning Setbacks into Springboards. Welcome …

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Open Blog Weekend: Is your author website working for you?

Open Blog Weekend

Once you have a website as an author, there is a myth that it will just work and pull in …

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Open Blog Weekend: A Symphony of Adrenaline and Drama: Writing Epic Action

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I’m an action junkie, no two ways about it. Superheroes, sci-fi, fantasy, horror––if it gets my blood pumping, then I’m …

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Open Blog Weekend: Manuscript Appraisals

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Finding the path to writing a ‘publishable’ piece of fiction is a balancing act: it takes good prose, a well-crafted …

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Ann Swinfen – Betrayal

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Betrayal: The Fenland Series 2 (Historical Fiction) In 1648, the coldest year in living memory, Mercy Bennington and her neighbours …

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FREE: Tom Reinhart’s Judgment: July 15th-19th

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Judgment (Dystopian/Horror/Thriller) “All their lives people have prayed to God, prayed for a sign, prayed for angels to intervene in …

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Review: Steve Conoboy’s Macadamian Pliers

Macadamian Pliers

Macadamian Pliers is an unpleasant man with a hideous plan. He’s just sold a house to Emmet’s Peak’s newest family, …

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James Collins – Lonely House

Lonely House

Lonely House (Thriller/Horror) Drover and Pete are two hopeful drifters looking for a better life. Desperate for food, they break …

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Michael Mullin – Simon

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Simon (Young Adult/New Adult) A modern-day Hamlet for YA readers. His father is dead. His mother has remarried. His uncle …

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Interview – Steve Dullum, author of The Spiral

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Self-Publisher’s Showcase: Today we are joined by Steve Dullum, author of suspense novel The Spiral. Welcome to the Showcase Lounge, …

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Review: Charlotte Hains’ Introducing Charlotte

Introducing Charlotte

When Charlotte bumps into her old friend Anthony she is at her lowest… Shocked by the revelation of her escape …

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July’s Open Blog Weekend

Open Blog Weekend

It’s now been just under 2 years since we launched. We are still trying our best to keep all rates …

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Review: Jeff Dawson’s Love’s True Second Chance

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This is a simple story of boy meets girl. She was 16, he was 17. They were both going out …

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Kathe Todd – The Sword of Myralis

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The Sword of Myralis: Darkshield Book 3 (Fantasy/Romance) Visiting in Carlienne as she searches for more ancient mysteries to explore, …

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Heidi C. Vlach – Tinder Stricken

Tinder Stricken

Tinder Stricken (Fantasy) On Tselaya Mountain, all humans transform into animals as a consequence of age — but for fieldwoman …

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