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Members can post their success stories here.  Published book, articles, awards, acquiring an agent, even a "good" rejection!  Be brief.
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  • 04 Feb 2019 4:25 PM | Joseph Fleckenstein

    Adelaide Magazine published my short story “The Snow Queen Contest” in their December issue. The magazine is published online and in print in both New York City and Lisbon, Portugal. The piece is my 23rd published short story. For those with the interest, the online publication may be read at http://adelaidemagazine.org/nf_josephfleckenstein.html


  • 04 Feb 2019 11:17 AM | John A. Miller Jr.

    First, I've started a new series called "Three-Zee" for which the first book is entitled "Three-Zee", which I published at the end of January.

    Here's a description:

    Besides having a really bizarre nickname, Three-Zee Zook can see and talk to ghosts.  What’s bothering her about her latest sighting is that she’s also seen his corpse lying in the woods, except it disappears and she can find no evidence of it ever having been there.  With the ghost hanging around the neighboring empty Amish farmhouse she decides to investigate his murder, assuming it was murder, because she has no intention of sharing her ability with the local police.

    This books is available in all formats at Amazon (Including paperback), B&N, Apple, Kobo, Smashwords, etc.

    I also did the photography for a book about my church's architecture and stained glass windows entitled "The Word of God in Architecture and Stained Glass" by Dr. Charles C. Knerr.  I published that on Nov. 20, 2018.

    Many Christian churches, both old and modern, incorporate a great deal of Biblical symbolism into their architecture and stained glass windows.  The Church of the Good Shepherd United Church of Christ in Alburtis, Pennsylvania, exhibits many such symbols as detailed in this book featuring photographs of church architecture and windows with accompanying explanations and Biblical references.

    Because of its large format (8.5"x11") and color photography this book is available only in paperback format at Amazon.

    Links to these two books as well as all my other books are on my website

    http://www.pimabooks.com/

    John A. Miller, Jr.


  • 17 Nov 2018 9:21 AM | Larry Deibert

    I have recently published my new book, The Christmas City Angel along with the short story, The Seer.

  • 16 Nov 2017 4:03 PM | Michael Daigle

    "The Weight of Living," was awarded First Place in the Mystery category in the 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Award Contest. The award was announced Nov. 16.

    'Weight' is the third Frank Nagler Mystery. It was published in 2017 by Imzadi Publishing of Tulsa.

    The cover, created by Anita Dugan-Moore of Imzadi, won a Gold Medal in the 2017 Book Cover Contest sponsored by www.authorsdb.com

  • 09 Nov 2017 10:04 AM | Roy Ziegler

    REQUIEM FOR RILEY

    During the 1958 World Expo in Brussels a section of the original Mozart Requiem Mass autograph containing the last four words that Mozart ever wrote was stolen. It has never been recovered. In his suspense novel, Requiem for Riley, author Roy Ziegler presents a gripping scenario about the quest to find the precious artifact involving international intrigue and a death-defying plot which unfolds in one of the most fascinating buildings in the world.

  • 04 Nov 2017 11:57 AM | Michael Daigle

    My publisher Imzadi Publishing will issue my short story "Who Shot the Smart Guy at the Blackboard" as an ebook only on Nov. 24. It will be 99 cents on Kindle Unlimited.  When we have set up the actual link, I'll publish that. This is a fun, smart, tongue-in-cheek story about an encounter between a reporter and a politician -- and a smart guy at the blackboard.

    Info: www.michaelstephendaigle.com

  • 31 May 2017 9:33 AM | Joseph Fleckenstein

    Ezine "Military Experiences & the Arts" published my latest short story which is titled "We, the ROTC Cadets." It's a narative nonfiction account of a few days I experienced during summer camp as a US Army officer candidate. The piece is available at:  

    http://militaryexperience.org/we-the-rotc-cadets/ 

  • 28 May 2017 6:40 PM | Dawn Sooy (Administrator)

    "Incarceration" anthology released on May 18th, 2017. Seventeen authors including "yours truly" wrote tales of possible incarceration methods. Some offer harsh punishments for what seems only a minor infraction, but you are able to explore these methods from a safe distance. 

  • 28 Mar 2017 10:53 AM | Michael Daigle

    New member here. Hello. My 2016 mystery, "A Game Called Dead," the second Frank Nagler Mystery, was named a Runner-Up in the 2016 Shelf-Unbound Indie Book Contest. The propulsive story has Ironton, NJ detective Frank Nagler facing an internet terrorist called #ARMAGEDDON in a "game" where the one who best understands the rules, wins. Amazon, B&N, Kobo. Walmart. Imzadi Publishing.

  • 12 Feb 2017 4:48 PM | Anonymous

    In early March, Upon a Field of Gold will make its debut in paperback and ebook. A 60 year old Pennsylvania man acquires the soul of a 19 year old Confederate soldier who was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg. Dan Bryant seeks answers to why he has been chosen to complete a 145 year old love story so short lived by young Joshua Park from Alabama. Obsessed by authenticated flashbacks,  Dan risks losing his family, his marriage to his twenty year younger wife, as well as his own sanity. Based on true events, On a Field of Gold is a compelling story of mismatched souls that transcend time and place to fulfill a promise of eternal love.

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