Book Review: Let’s Write a Short Story! by Joe Bunting

Let’s Write a Short Story! is a direct and to the point guide to writing compelling short stories for publication. In the book Joe coaches, motivates and challenges you to not only write a short story, but submit it for publication to literary journals and magazines. At once Joe describes the hard, honest reality of […]

Book Review: A Storm Hits Valparaiso by David Gaughran

A Storm Hits Valparaiso is a sweeping historical fiction which captivates and entertains in an epic story of love & hate, brotherhood, power and revenge – told from the points of view of a variety of characters. David Gaughran has created fully dimensional and believable characters with distinct personalities and traits one would expect in […]

Book Review: Pentecost by J. F. Penn

Pentecost is Joanna Penn’s debut thriller novel and it’s a good one. The hero, Morgan Sierra, is a biblical scholar and an Oxford trained clinical psychologist. Before becoming an academic she was a member of the Israeli Defense Forces, where she was trained in combat and uses the self-defense art of Krav Maga to kick […]

Get 7 Writing eBooks for Free for NaNoWriMo Participants

Get these 7 writing ebooks, from Writer’s Digest, for Free. This is part of a promotion for participants of the National Novel Writing Month. Ya gotta hurry though, because the offer is only good until November 12th. To get the books click on the book image icons. It will take you to Amazon where you […]

Kindle Game Changer

Today Amazon announced the release of not just one, but four new devices. First is an all new basic barebones Kindle without a touch screen for $79 ($109 without the ads). Next up is the new Kindle Touch for $99, which they sorely needed to compete with the Nook in this area. If you want […]

New Stephen King eBook Only Release

Next Thursday, September 1st, Scribner will publish an ebook-only edition of a new Stephen King story called Mile 81. The press release describes it as “the chilling story of an insatiable car and a heroic kid whose worlds collide at an abandoned rest stop on the Maine Turnpike.” It seems King can’t get enough writing […]

eBooks For Writer’s

Attention all you writer’s and college students out there, for a limited time you can get the following writing eBooks for free. [Please Note: These ebooks are no longer free. It was a limited promotion, however, they remain a valuable resource for writer’s.] Robert’s Rules of Writing: Robert Masello has published 15 books and has written […]

Free Illustrated Joseph Conrad eBook

Okay this is cool. You can download a free copy of The Duel by Joseph Conrad through Sunday, August 21st. It’s being presented by  Melville House’s new initiative HybridBook. Their version of this ebook comes with complimentary supplementary materials they call Illuminations, such as maps, photographs and illustrations related to the original book. Conrad’s Duel comes […]

Publish Your Own Non-Fiction Ebook

For those of you who own a small to medium sized business, Tony Bradley published an article at PC World that gives a good synopsis of self-publishing your own non-fiction ebook for the Amazon Kindle. I’m no stranger to publishing, having written or cowritten a dozen books. A great deal of pride and satisfaction comes […]

Amazon E-books in the Library (soon)

Amazon announced that you will be able to check-out an e-book from the library to your Kindle. Amazon said this service will be available “later this year,” but did not specify a launch date. The News Release More than 11,000 libraries in the U.S are participating in this electronic-book-loaning program. A company named OverDrive will […]