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    BCaviarrr BCaviarrr
    41-45, F
    Oct 18, 2015

    I recently launched my website

    for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come visit it and let me know what you think of it. www.acraignewman.com
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman
    41-45, M
    Mar 20, 2014

    My First Fiction Book

    I've published some non-fiction health related books before, but I recently published my first work of fiction, "Pirates of the Storm", which is the first book of the "Stranded In Time" series on Amazon Kindle. I am thankful to Amazon for providing a platform for indie authors...
    fletcherbest fletcherbest
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2013

    Choosing Between Two Publishers - Torn Between Two Lovers ...

    Amazingly, on the very same day I got offers for the German language rights of the same book from two different publishers. German language rights are not to be sniffed at; there's not only a lot of German speaking people about, but they also read a lot and tend to be very well...
    alienbeing23 alienbeing23
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2012


    I've been trying to finish my collection of short stories for years. Recently, I finally got it published. It's amazing how many years can be spent on such a small amount of pages, but then again I often put the "short" in short story! Technically the book is self-published, but...
    doe333 doe333
    31-35, M
    Dec 5, 2010

    JMariah, Poet

    Hi, I'm JMariah and I've published some books,  5 of which are books of poetry. I started writing when I was 9 and that same year had a poem published in a Toronto magazine. I've had many poems published in anthologies and periodicals. My writing has been for therapeutic...
    CagedRaven CagedRaven
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Jun 20, 2009

    I published my doctoral dissertation in New

    Testament. At this time I will only tell my EP friends what the title is.
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    Feb 15, 2016

    Published Plus...

    As an ex-hack academic now living on The Scrapheap, I struggle to get my major works published. I have the usual track record of publication you'd expect for someone like me: 2 books, 3 edited books, and a swag of technical papers and reports (60 or 70). But what I'm doing now...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    1 Response Mar 16, 2012

    First Novel Published

    My Napoleonic era thriller is published and selling all be it in small numbers. I shoud be excited but why do i feel only half the job is done because it is only published as an ebook?
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    Oct 10, 2012
    devcom devcom
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 30, 2015

    I've recently finished my first fantasy novel,

    an interesting and nerve racking experience to say the least. It was quite the odd mix of nerves, excitement, pride and possible regret when it got published to be blunt. Anyway, feel free to check out the Keys of Cobolt on Amazon if you like fantasy and myths. But back on point...
    shadowpuppet1 shadowpuppet1
    22-25, M
    Jan 18, 2016

    Tallie, The Guardian Of Fire

    It toke a lot of work but I was able to make my dream come true and become a published author through eloquent books. My novel is called Tallie, The Guardian of Fire and it is the first in a series of eight novels. It takes place in a fantasy world called The Territories...
    chickadee3316 chickadee3316
    Sep 27, 2011

    Peter Carrot-top

    I wrote the book Peter Carrot-top is a series novel. I did the print on demand and sold 50 copies, If i could just get the support of readers will be great. The big publishing houses only promote people they know or so forth. Peter Carrot-top can be the next Harry Potter I...
    xxhoney xxhoney
    5 Responses Jan 17, 2009

    I Self Published...

    Don't fall for subsidy press. I paid over 1500 dollars to see my beloved book in print. I never got any money from it, and what little they did for it wasn't enough to get it noticed at all. I'm rewriting my book now, and I plan to get it published again through  ...
    Tygerwolfe Tygerwolfe
    31-35, T
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2008

    Freedom First Peace Later.

    My favourite pleasure as a child was reading, and at some point in my school days this escalated into writing. By the age of fifteen I had a life goal: to become a published author by the time I was 21.  It wasn’t a pipe dream, but it was a lot harder to put into practice than...
    FreedomFirst FreedomFirst
    Mar 19, 2011

    Addicted To Writing

    I've got some free books and novellas here:http://www.scribd.com/ShanaRaeAnd some books here:http://stores.lulu.com/srae
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    Dec 8, 2009

    I Am Self-published And In 15 Stores

    Hi, I am hoping to connect with other self published people who have books they can swap with mine and help keep our books stocked in stores. I don't always have enough books on hand to keep restocked and it was hard enough finding the stores, now I must keep them...
    suziekw suziekw
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    I am published author seeking individuals

    who would be willing to read my book and provide me with feedback.
    yourfavteacher yourfavteacher
    31-35, M
    1 Response Apr 7, 2014

    Computer Geek

    I was approached by Macmillan publishing in 1999 to write the very first book sold in the United States on Windows 2000 Server... so I did. Planning for Windows 2000 was sold at Barnes & Noble and Borders and later translated into Simplified Chinese, Japanese, and Deutsche. It is...
    coneh34d coneh34d
    36-40, M
    Nov 1, 2012

    Well Sort Of

    My high school english teacher had us students submit poems to a contest the other year. Mine was picked and published and then I entered again next year and was picked again. Yea me!
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    2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

    I'm working on a new draft of my masters thesis

    and I need some readers to let me know if what I've got so far is moving in the right direction. Comment or shoot me a message if you're up for reading a "hot off the presses", Craig Newman original.
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman
    41-45, M
    Feb 18, 2015

    My New Book Is Out And On Shelves!

    My new book book "Wilderness Survival Handbook" is out and available. Now I can finally recycle all the drafts and edits! Check it out @ http://amzn.com/0071484671 The first book, "Wilderness Survival" http://amzn.com/0071453318,  I coauthored and it has been out for...
    pewtherer pewtherer
    Apr 16, 2010

    Wer. The Beginning. A Wolfs Tale Of How We Came To Be!

    I have just become and author. My first book is in publication right now, with Printdomain at Woodhouse books. A fictional story  about a being called Changer. myths legends and fairy tales combined to make, one story from the beginning of time. A pathway of stories and myths...
    myths myths
    46-50, M
    Jul 12, 2011

    I Don't Trust Amazon Direct Publishers

    The mega global retail site amazon.com has a facility whereby authors can self publish their books there as ebooks via a method called Direct Publishing. My two most recent books have been published that way. Simply because I wearied of publisher and agent disinterest, and the...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Nov 14, 2013

    Beautiful Nightmare: Some Dreams Become Your Reality

    A few weeks ago my novel as listed in the title was released to the public! I had been working on this novel for years and my dream of having it published finally came true. The moment that I received the first copy in the mail I could hardly breathe from the excitement. I...
    ancoolu ancoolu
    18-21, F
    Jun 10, 2013

    Someone Else's Tomorrow

    I wrote and published a fictional novel about personal transformation. It's filled with life lessons and approaches life from another angle. It's been well reviewed and many people have told me that they could really relate to it and they've enjoyed it. Check it out on Amazon...
    Rob1863 Rob1863
    46-50, M
    4 Responses Jan 2, 2008

    The Anfire Saga

    I'm currently offering 50% discount on my published books, but this offer is only available on the lulu site, not on Amazon... http://stores.lulu.com/srae
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    Oct 26, 2010

    Almost Twice

    I had a book published a couple years ago.  It was a local success.  It wasn't a book that would have been anything else. I had a series Hachette was going to pick up, but they decided against it after Breaking Dawn started getting bad fan reviews for being cliche...
    alisheaskylar alisheaskylar
    26-30, F
    Aug 13, 2008

    I Don't Know How To Put This, But...

    i joined this group to find out whether any of you out there are embarrassed with the work you got published when you were younger. i was under 18 when my first article was published in a national publication. and then my first proper fictions (less than 5 stories published in...
    peppersasen peppersasen
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2010

    Heaven's Gate A Memorial

    I have just published a memorial book for the deceased members of Heaven's Gate, titled. HEAVEN'S GATE A MEMORIAL Established 2009. It is about what could have happenend if the people of Heaven's Gate left earth and boarded the space craft trailing the comet...
    46-50, M
    Dec 13, 2009

    The Theory Of Relativity

    The Theory of Relativity: a novel, is now published on amazon Kindle Direct Publishing Store as an ebook. It has sold 120 copies since it was first put up on 14 May of this year (less than 2 months ago). You need a Kindle or equivalent device to read it (which can include a...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Jul 2, 2012

    Two Reviews On Amazon

    My novel The Theory of Relativity was published as an ebook on amazon in May of 2012. 15 months on the first reviews are now in. One is 5 star; other is 4 star. Not bad, I reckon. amazon.com/dp/B008324A3A
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Aug 20, 2013

    I have writing published under two pen names.

    Meg Leigh and Kalita Kasar. My publishers are MLR Press and Torquere Press.
    Mordhena Mordhena
    51-55, F
    Jan 26, 2016

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00J0DZB48 I've

    worked on this book for over a decade of my life and not a single stranger has bought it. I understand that it is brand new and that lots of books don't sell, and I know that I shouldn't expect my book to be the holy grail, but I'd at least like people to see it and read it. My...
    IcySnowCat IcySnowCat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2014

    I publish under the pseudonym of "H.

    J", and my first book - The Piano - came out just a little over one year ago. If you like things that are unconventional, passionate and daring, then I urge you to please give this one a chance. Thank you. I'm looking for and would appreciate people who wouldn't mind reading the...
    1happylady 1happylady
    22-25, F
    Apr 10, 2015

    I am looking for a few people to review my book

    “A Unique Documentary of Health through Nutrition.” If you would like to review it please leave a comment with your email address and I will give you the free coupon code for Smashwords. Konstantinos “Gus” Deligiannidis, BA, MBA Marketing/Restaurateur Motivational...
    gusdeli gusdeli
    61-65, M
    Dec 18, 2013

    I've always be writing ever

    since I was a little boy. This particular series I started when I was ten, the year was 2000. The show CSI premiered. The show would then give me the initial idea. The rest as they say is history. The series is called 'Detective Kids'. Today the series is seven books strong...
    DML2451 DML2451
    26-30, M
    Apr 10, 2015

    My Book Is On Promo (free) For The Next Five Days!

    I'm running my first promo of my bestselling book, Be The News: A Guide to Going Viral With Your Human Interest Story and I'm absolutely filled with adrenaline! It's available for free download on Amazon.com and it empowers people to stand up and speak their story in a way that...
    surfsounds surfsounds
    46-50, F
    Dec 29, 2012

    For Alternative Healing Ways & Health Through

    Nutrition Please download the eBook version of “A Unique Documentary of Health through Nutrition”. Four fascinating wellness programs: • High Blood Pressure • Weight Loss • Cholesterol • Anxiety Disorder Download it from Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books...
    gusdeli gusdeli
    61-65, M
    Dec 17, 2013

    I Published My First Book This Week!

    I'm so excited about publishing my first book! I have spent a great deal of time ruminating over the fact that many people don't stand up for what they believe in, mostly because they don't know the steps to getting attention to themselves to allow for a venue to take that stand...
    surfsounds surfsounds
    46-50, F
    Dec 10, 2012

    New Book

    Hi everyone,                   I have just finsihed publishing my second book Imaginary Friends, About a young girl who was locked up and abuse, in her mind she created imaginary friends that...
    xxhoney xxhoney
    4 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    I have my second book in publication

    and I am feeling so loved and want to make sure I return all my talents and gifts to those I may bless with the good news of GOD'S LOVE!!!! Is there anyone else out there who loves JESUS and is blessed with THE HOLY SPIRIT OF TRUTH and loves to share?
    takieaa takieaa
    41-45, F
    May 1, 2015

    Looking for a Traditional Publisher.

    ..Hi. In the written world, I'm known s H.J; author of The Piano. I Self-Published that book, and I have more awaiting to be Published but for those ones I'd like to try a Traditional Publishing company instead. Does anybody have any that they wouldn't mind recommending...
    1happylady 1happylady
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 11, 2015


     My attorney insisted I fictionalize the setting of my story.  I had already done that with the characters but my attorney believed I would have to deal with too many lawsuits if I didn't change the name of the city.  You can check it out on amazon or at barnes and...
    twofrogs twofrogs
    70+, F
    Jun 21, 2009

    My first we needs to be revised; I'm not happy

    with it anymore. The second one is awesome- to me!
    FrustratiedWife FrustratiedWife
    46-50, F
    Jun 10, 2014
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