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AK Press Needs Your Support

Fire and books are not a good combination. For it is not just the flames that pose a threat to the pages but also the smoke and the water that is used to eventually suppress the fire. 302 more words


Craven's Women of Thunder Named INDIEFAB Finalist

Traverse City, Michigan–Forward Reviews has named Jerry Craven’s novel, Women of Thunder (TCU Press 2014), as a 2014 Multicultural Fiction finalist. Craven is no stranger to the nomination because his 2013 novel, … 188 more words


Dark Picture Books

There was a time when I had to take a break from dark writing. I was so involved in it that my mind became delusional. I started wrestling with the idea that my personal demons were becoming incarnate. 342 more words

Reading And Writing

Authors Brace for Perfect Storm

Did you know the self-publishing industry produced more books in 2012 than the entire book publishing industry produced in 2010?  Ebooks now comprise 40% of all ISBNs purchased, up from 11% in 2007. 267 more words

Author Universe

Listings for Writers

Since the demise of the Writers’ Handbook, lovingly referred to by writers as ‘the yellow book’, easy access to the names of agents has been diminished. 222 more words

Why the self publishing revolution is good for girls’ books

Act Normal and self-publish – Why the self publishing revolution is good for girls’ books

Since my children got to the age where they’re starting to read independently, and I started writing the “Act Normal” series of children’s chapter books, I’ve been looking around at what kind of books are out there for young children.  892 more words

Between the Shores Pre Order!

Between the shores is an erotica anthology in which my short story Vine (under my nom de Naughty Stories, Melissa Snowdon) is featured, a long with a roaring collection of other BDSM erotica which, unlike  167 more words