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Happy Book Birthday to Too Rich to Die by Ransom Stephens

The latest book in the Time Weavers series is a Dickens of a Silicon Valley cautionary thriller. When San Francisco techie Eben Scratch becomes the world’s first trillionaire on his 30th birthday, his greed and self-destruction just might ruin the world...if the Time...

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Purgatory on Wheels by the immortal monster Simon Alkenmayer

A short story in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the driving of the Gold Spike on May 9, 1869. Simon's also included a recipe for Irish Bison Stew. In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, on which I worked, I would...

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Agent Spotlight: Veronica Park

Tell us a little bit about yourself.   On top of what’s included in my bio, I’m pretty much an open webpage. I’ve been writing for hire, blogging for free, and generally just being social media promiscuous for decades. Anything you want to know, you can probably...

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The 10 Best Ways to Market Your Books

By Laurie McLean 1. Set Goals 2. Create Your Author Brand 3. Perform a Social Media Audit 4. Start Tweeting 5. Form a Fan Base on Facebook 6. Blog! 7. Grow Your Community 8. Join Organizations 9. Network at Events 10. Build an Amazon Author Profile Create Once, Then...

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Tara Laskowski Wins Agatha Award

Huge congratulations to Tara Laskowski for her first Agatha Award! Tara tied for the win for Best Short Story for "The Case of the Vanishing Professor", published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, May/June 2018 . It was awarded May 4. You can read Tara's...

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Mary Katherine Backstrom Wins Iris Award

Congratulations to MK for her Iris Award in the People's Choice category, awarded April 26! Her website, www.mombabble.com, and Facebook page talk about motherhood in all its glorious and not-so-glorious realness, and is the inspiration for her book of the same name...

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