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Four Stories for Free!

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Four Stories for Free!

If you haven’t done so already, why not zip over to wattpad.com and enjoy some great sci-fi and horror? I’ve published four of my short stories on the site and can’t wait to hear what

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Indoctrination of the Muslim Mind

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Indoctrination of the Muslim Mind

Dear Readers, a prevalent threat is beginning to encompass the world – the expansion of a Theocratic Islamic Empire.  To understand this threat, it is necessary to objectively and logically

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Debut on Linkedin

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Debut on Linkedin

Dear Gather friends, Debut on Linkedin I have tried my hands on LinkedIn . I hope you agree with me that gather is not what it was earlier. I had concentrated on this and now the threat

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Two Stories Make One

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Two Stories Make One

In my files somewhere I have the beginnings of a story about a man trapped in a dead-end job doing meaningless work who sees the walls of his office melt, revealing another world beyond. I wasn’t

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Read My Stories For Free!

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Read My Stories For Free!

I’ve been looking for a new outlet for my longer, full length stories so I thought I’d give wattpad.com a try. If you haven’t been there, wattpad bills itself as a world of unlimited

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Man Killed In Chipper Accident

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Man Killed In Chipper Accident

I ran across an article on-line yesterday about a man in Davie, Florida, near Miami, who was pulled through a wood chipper. Not one of the small ones, mind you, but the big industrial kind the professional

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Murder In A Dark Place

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Murder In A Dark Place

There’s a book on my Amazon wish list that I can’t wait to read. It’s A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer by Scott Andrew Selby

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So Begins The Revolution!

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So Begins The Revolution!

Okay, so here’s the scenario: You’ve had enough.  You’re motivated to action. The country is falling apart. The people are ready for a change, but no one is strong enough to lead

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NEW BOOK: CLICKING IN THE AIR – A Connecticut Whistleblower’s Story

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NEW BOOK: CLICKING IN THE AIR – A Connecticut Whistleblower’s Story

NEW BOOK… A CLICKING IN THE AIR – A Connecticut Whistleblower’s Story A CLICKING IN THE AIR is the story of crime and corruption throughout the public and private sectors of the Connecticut

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Wal-Mart After Midnight

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Wal-Mart After Midnight

So you say you’ve never done it, right? You spend hours with your crew, just hanging out. Maybe you’ve gone a few places and you’re half-wasted. And there’s only one thing that can make it right – Cheetos

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FREE – Friday May 16th only eBook – The Dragonfly Door

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FREE – Friday May 16th only eBook – The Dragonfly Door

FREE – Friday May 16 th only – The Dragonfly Door (2 nd edition, revised & re-edited) eBook: a modern day time-travel, suspense/thriller 4&5 stars!  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FL572Q4

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I Was a Teenage Ghost Hunter on Kindle!

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I Was a Teenage Ghost Hunter on Kindle!

My latest novel, I Was a Teenage Ghost Hunter, is now available on the Kindle.  Here’s the synopsis and some fan raves.  Hope you can check it out!   Moody sixteen-year-old barista

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Pest On The Run by Gerry Burke – Book Review

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Pest On The Run by Gerry Burke – Book Review

Big trouble and light hearted investigations… A beautiful stage show star, come whore house madam, is suddenly foully murdered, despite her apparent gangster protection.  A disgruntled

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greece: a poem

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greece: a poem

give us your rubble     give us your fallen columns & your beaches     give us your wine-dark blood & your fated old women tossed like doves’

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My first rejection letter…

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My first rejection letter…

The title says it all; my manuscript was: rejected. The publisher said it could take up to 90 days to get an answer, I got mine at around 80 days. There was a query letter, then a synopsis and the whole

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BOOK REVIEW: STOP WANTING – poems by Lizzie Harris

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BOOK REVIEW: STOP WANTING – poems by Lizzie Harris

the poet finds safety, acceptance, and knowledge in the flight of hovering over her childhood STOP WANTING – poems by Lizzie Harris. Cleveland State University Poetry Center, Cleveland, OH,

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BOOK REVIEW: THE KENTUCKY DERBY, PREAKNESS AND BELMOT STAKES, A Comprehensive History

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BOOK REVIEW: THE KENTUCKY DERBY, PREAKNESS AND BELMOT STAKES, A Comprehensive History

comprehensive, exhaustive volume on the history and lore of the Triple Crown THE KENTUCKY DERBY, PREAKNESS AND BELMOT STAKES, A Comprehensive History by Richard Sowers, Foreword by Steve Haskin

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Review; Out of the Grey, by Patricia Gilliam

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Review; Out of the Grey, by Patricia Gilliam

I don’t often do book reviews because I have read so many books over the years, but this lady is good.   It starts at a political conference. There are two children, a boy and a girl. Against

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What Would You Do With The Hanging Man?

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What Would You Do With The Hanging Man?

I thought of this the other day and can’t seem to get it out of my head. Imagine writing a scene where a character intends to commit suicide. He is emotionally at the end of his rope. He sees

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KINDLE PAPERWHITE & Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

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KINDLE PAPERWHITE & Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

PeopleReads (Free and Bargain eBooks) is giving away a KINDLE PAPERWHITE & Amazon Gift Cards! Giveaway ends in a few weeks! (March 30th 2014). Subscribe to Peoplereads for a chance to win:

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Armageddon and the 4th Timeline by Don Mardak – Book Review

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Armageddon and the 4th Timeline by Don Mardak – Book Review

A thrilling ride from the first page… Armageddon and the 4 th Timeline by Don  Mardak is a thrilling ride from the first page.  This science fiction novel combines

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BOOK REVIEW: “We’re All Infected” – Essays on AMC’s The Walking Dead and the Fate of the Human

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BOOK REVIEW: “We’re All Infected” – Essays on AMC’s The Walking Dead and the Fate of the Human

timely, insightful essays on the popular TV show “We’re All Infected” – Essays on AMC’s The Walking Dead and the Fate of the Human edited by Dawn Keetley. McFarland, Box 611, Jefferson, NC

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Starting Out Right

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Starting Out Right

Whether it be a novel or a short story, the opening paragraph is often the deal breaker. If the first paragraph, and especially the first sentence, doesn’t grab the reader’s imagination,

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UGH

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UGH

Gather won’t let me post photos! n

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