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Idea's for writing a story

I always write my Characters first.  I give my Character a place to live, an Identity.  I usually make up to five to six Characters.  I then give them a place where the story will take place.  When I write, I always base my books on real life events, followed by pure fiction.  Once I have my Characters, I place them into a Story.  I has always worked well for me.  I find the theme of the story from the Characters I already created.  It may seem backwards, but it does work.  They it, see if…

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Added by Jeremy Stone on May 27, 2016 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Going Paper-more As Opposed To Paper-less!

I received super exciting news at the first of the year. The boutique publisher of my novel, Curse Me Not, has taken my e-book to print!

 

Truthfully, I never expected It to happen. My publisher focuses on e-book sales, but apparently the world turned on its ear sometime…

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Added by Elizabeth Fisher on May 25, 2016 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Cold Coffee Press Endorses Alter Ego (The Davenport Decrees Book 1) by Tory Allyn

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Alter Ego (The Davenport Decrees Book 1) by Tory Allyn

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Added by Tory Allyn on May 21, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Enunciation

-enunciation-53098 Today I'd like to discuss enunciation. Years ago, I was asked to speak at a Lion's Club meeting. I don't remember the topic, maybe my trip to Mexico in 1988. Anyway, I sat in front of the crowd and started mumbling. Somebody told me to stand up and speak up. So I did.

Since then, I've been speaking in public for various reasons. Either to attract people to the martial arts club or discussing my books. Each time is a learning experience and a chance for me to work on my…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on May 20, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

Cold Coffee Press Endorses After The Evil and Mind Over Murder (Jake Roberts Novels) by Cary Allen Stone

Cold Coffee Press Endorses After The Evil and Mind Over Murder

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Cold Coffee Press Book Review For Mortimer: Chapter Book For Early Readers by Mary T. Kincaid

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Coffee Press Endorses A Corporation of Angels by James H. Barrett Jr.

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Added by Cold Coffee Press on May 11, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Rosemary Morris Multi-Published Historical Novelist.

 I am pleased to announce that five of my novels, which received 5* reviews,  will be re-published by Books We Love. The Captain and The Countess set in the reign of Charles II's niece, Queen Anne Stuart - 1702-1714, which received 5* reviews, has already been published. The Amazon link is: B0FCENLKE.

Two other novels, Tangled Love and Far Beyond Rubies set in the same era will also be published and so will False Pretences, Sunday's Child and my previously unpublished novel,…

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Added by Rosemary Morris on May 11, 2016 at 9:49am — No Comments

Cold Coffee Press Endorses I Miss My Pa The Most! (Book # 19) by Raymond Cook

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Added by Cold Coffee Press on May 9, 2016 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Non-interaction

When I first joined Authors.com I was impressed by, and enjoyed, the way people chatted and shared together. Not only did they share about their own books but also sought to help and advise each other from their knowledge and experiences. As I progressed along the self-publishing route I also sought to do the same.

However, something has happened since those days. Despite the fact there have been many who have joined the site over the last months, the conversation, and…

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Added by T. R. Robinson on May 7, 2016 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Cold Coffee Press Endorses After The Evil (A Jake Roberts Novel Book 1) by Cary Allen Stone

Jake Roberts Psychological Crime Fiction Thriller Series…

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Added by Cold Coffee Press on May 5, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A Piece of Flash Fiction On the Serious Side

I mentioned in a past blog that I’m a member of the Knoxville Writers Guild and, in particular, of the Guild’s Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers’ Group. We love our “flash fiction" writing experiments, so I’m going to share another one. This one is based on a stock photo that was used as a "prompt," and while humor usually features in my flash fiction, this time I went serious – even spiritually serious. See how you like it:

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Added by Elizabeth Fisher on April 20, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Chapters - VIII

C08 No-one told us there would be fish in the water. The children were scared.”

Unless there were piranhas in the pool, where do you live where no fish are in the water? Sheesh!

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At the time of this writing, I'm one week removed from an accident that shook me up worse than I thought one would.

Now, I've had a few accidents in my years. I rear-ended a car while delivering pizza which screwed up my car's steering and lost me my job. I also regretted…

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Added by Stephen Lawrence Brayton on April 15, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Cold Coffee Press Endorses Her Man In Havana by Fran Connor

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Added by Cold Coffee Press on April 14, 2016 at 7:41pm — No Comments

The Gift by Rebecca J. Hubbard

All eleven-year old Pip wanted was a best friend.  When Pip gets a horse for her birthday she is delighted. She thinks that the horse she names Buck will be her best friend the moment that they meet. But she finds out that friendship does not come easily. Her father gently guides her so that Pip can discover for herself how to make Buck a true friend.

Pip’s new friend, Buck, has a story of his own.  After leaving his own herd, to move to Pip’s house, he is looking for a relationship…

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Added by Kim McDougall on April 13, 2016 at 12:43am — No Comments

Fellowship, Communion, Relationship

Wake up, God wants to speak to you. Early in the morning, God is giving out instructions. He's giving you the wisdom that you will need for this day. God knows all of the answers to all the test and trials and tribulations that you will go through on today. He wants to fellowship with you through His WORD, which is His Son Jesus Chrrist, (John1:1). God is waking you up to give you all the answers that you will be needing for this day. God loves all of us so much and He has so much that He wants… Continue

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Added by Jannie Marie DeBose on April 12, 2016 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Fellowship, Communion, Relationship

Wake up, God wants to speak to you. Early in the morning, God is giving out instructions. He's giving you the wisdom that you will need for this day. God knows all of the answers to all the test and trials and tribulations that you will go through on today. He wants to fellowship with you through His WORD, which is His Son Jesus Chrrist, (John1:1). God is waking you up to give you all the answers that you will be needing for this day. God loves all of us so much and He has so much that He wants… Continue

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Added by Jannie Marie DeBose on April 12, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fellowship, Communion, Relationship

Wake up, God wants to speak to you. Early in the morning, God is giving out instructions. He's giving you the wisdom that you will need for this day. God knows all of the answers to all the test and trials and tribulations that you will go through on today. He wants to fellowship with you through His WORD, which is His Son Jesus Chrrist, (John1:1). God is waking you up to give you all the answers that you will be needing for this day. God loves all of us so much and He has so much that He wants… Continue

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Added by Jannie Marie DeBose on April 12, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fellowship, Communion, Relationship

Wake up, God wants to speak to you. Early in the morning, God is giving out instructions. He's giving you the wisdom that you will need for this day. God knows all of the answers to all the test and trials and tribulations that you will go through on today. He wants to fellowship with you through His WORD, which is His Son Jesus Chrrist, (John1:1). God is waking you up to give you all the answers that you will be needing for this day. God loves all of us so much and He has so much that He wants… Continue

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