Sworn Enemy by A.L. Sowards

April 23, 2013

June 1944: As World War II rages, the people of Eastern Europe are hopelessly trapped between two formidable forces: Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Soviet Union. In their midst, a band of heroes works to defend against the inevitable Communist takeover. After narrowly escaping her Nazi captors, French Resistance worker Genevieve Olivier has fled to Allied […]

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Framed by Clair Poulson

April 22, 2013

When Adriana Chambers observes a stranded motorist struggling to change his tire, she sees in his distress an opportunity to be a good Samaritan. Pulling over, she offers her help but she gets much more than the satisfaction of serving. As the beautiful young college student finds herself the only witness to the man’s whereabouts […]

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An Unexpected Path to Publication by Darrel Nelson

April 22, 2013
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LDSP Note: Normally, I don’t post personal stories of how a writer finally got published, but this is a unique case of an LDS author being picked up by a traditional Christian publisher. I get asked all the time if that can happen. It’s rare, but here’s proof that it’s possible! My route leading to […]

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Be Mine by Sandra Norton Flynn

April 19, 2013

He knows where she works. He knows where she lives. And soon, they’ll come face-to-face. Erin Lewis is an up-and-coming fashion designer building up her career in New York City. With a loving husband, a great assistant, and working in the field of her dreams, she couldn’t be happier. But perfection can’t last forever. When […]

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As the Sun Sets (Twisted Tales) by Stephanie Fowers

April 19, 2013

No one bothered to tell Daphne Starr that faerytales were real and now she’s stuck in a beanstalk with a beast and a pricked finger. Daphne’s sister and stepsister are in big BIG trouble! 1. It’s the third and final day 2. Rumpelstiltskin plans to suck their powers dry 3. The queen wants them dead […]

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At Midnight (Twisted Tales) by Stephanie Fowers

April 18, 2013

Bridgette has a Cinderella complex big time. She has to find true love’s kiss to get some weird guy off her back who claims to be her faery godmother. But who is she really? 1. Loser of Omak High 2. Girl who rubs her fingers raw working fast food 3. Victim of the evil stepmother […]

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Conflict Fuels the Story by Rebecca Talley

April 18, 2013
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In life we generally try to avoid conflict. We tend to avoid confrontation and contention in hopes of finding peace and tranquility. We work hard to avoid problems at home or in the workplace. In writing fiction, we must create as much conflict as possible because without conflict there is no story. Conflict can be […]

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With a Kiss (Twisted Tales) by Stephanie Fowers

April 17, 2013

Faerytales. They’re real . . . they just haven’t happened yet. Halley Starr finds out the truth when she loses her heart to a terrible curse. Now she has to get it back from that dirty faery who stole it from her, but first, she must fight against the seven rules of the faery kingdom […]

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Snow White by Jenni James

April 17, 2013

An enchanted mirror, a tale of envy— Raven and Snow White have been the greatest of friends for years, so when Snow’s father, King Herbert, and Raven’s mother, Queen Melantha, wed, the girls’ dreams come true—now they are sisters! However, in an act of exceeding folly, the king presents his new bride with the enchanted […]

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The GoodReads Giveaway by Shauna Bray/WiDo

April 17, 2013
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Giving away a book can actually increase sales.  And an excellent way to give away and get attention for your soon-to-be-launched book is through Goodreads. A Goodreads giveaway generates excitement about an upcoming book launch.  Prior to launch, the typical author is blogging, building relationships with other authors, setting up the blog tour, arranging reviews […]

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Bad Unicorn by Platte F. Clark

April 16, 2013

It wasn’t Max Spencer’s idea to fight robots, lead an army, or save the world—it just so happens that he’s the only living person who can read the most fantastical book ever written: The Codex of Infinite Knowability. The Codex is no ordinary book, and among other things, it describes a unicorn named Princess the […]

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“Their” As a Singular Pronoun by Annette Lyon

April 16, 2013
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A reader recently called me out on using their as a singular generic pronoun. (I forget who right now; feel free to claim the comment as your own!) The issue: What pronoun do you use in a situation where the gender of the person acting either isn’t known or isn’t relevant? For example: When an […]

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Sparks the Matchmaker by Russell Elkins

April 15, 2013

Ollie just wants one thing. The girl. Things haven’t been going so well with Anne lately, though; their relationship has become a perpetual study date, and Ollie’s roommates are starting to worry about him. How to fix things? Why, with a marriage proposal, of course. Unfortunately for Ollie, his relationship with Anne has run out […]

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The Cure by Teyla Branton

April 15, 2013

Even When You CHANGE, Some Things Remain the Same . . . Erin Radkey’s life has altered completely since her Change made her one of the Unbounded. Yet she has learned the hard way that some things never change. Greed. Over the centuries the long-lived Unbounded have divided into two groups, the Emporium who craves […]

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