• 11/13/2022 3:58 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Jeff Schnader:  Schnader's short story, "The Champion," which won 1st prize in the 2020 Quills Contest for Short Fiction, has been published in the Arlington Literary Journal (ArLiJo) by the Gival Press in its October 2022, Issue #165.

    Charles Tabb:  Sales of Tabb's debut novel, Floating Twigs, published in 2018 and recently translated into Russian by AST publishers in Moscow, recently topped 75,000 in total book sales. Sales continue to do well.

    Betty Jamerson Reed:  Reed had a successful year: "School Tales Propel a Career Change," in the Nobody's Home anthology; "Love Blooms, School Dies" and "Coming Home" in Virginia Writers Anthology; "Requiem" and "Woodland Glory" in Whispering Willow, Tree Poems, as well as "The Masterpiece." She has been informed her work will be included in the 2022 eno Magazine. 

  • 11/13/2022 3:34 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Betty J. Reed:  Reed's article "School Tales Propel a Career Change" was published in a Foster Dickson on-line anthology on August 24, 2022.  "The Masterpiece" was published on October 25, 2022 by the Georgia Poetry Society.

    Pamela K. Kinney:  Kinney's short story "Pumpkin Hollow" was published by Dreampunk Press in their Halloween horror anthology, Blame It on the Pumpkinon October 25, 2022.

    Karen Jones:  The Summer of Grace was published on November 2, 2022, by Brother Mockingbird Publishing.

    Ellen Butler:  Operation Blackbird: A Cold War Spy Novel was published on November 2, 2022, by Power to the Pen.

    Tim Simpson:  Manny: A Prequel will be re-released on November 30, 2022 and will be available at Amazon.com.

  • 11/07/2022 5:42 PM | Charles Tabb (Administrator)

    Announcing the  winners of 2022's Golden Nib!


    First Place:

    Devin Reese, "Small Pandemic Joys"

    Second Place:

    Joy Merritt Krystosek, "Ashes to Ashes Dust and Beyond"

    Third Place

    C.L. Bledsoe, "Barley and Vegetable Soup"


    First Place:

    John Dutton, III, "The Season of the Lost Summer"

    Second Place:

    Cecilia Thomas, "Nina"

    Third Place:

    Jason Maddux, "Instructions for How to Buy a Tent"


    First Place:

    David Barudin, "Berka Menakhemovich"

    Second Place:

    Alyce Rita Campbell, "Death on National Paperclip Day"

    Third Place:

    Paul Steinberg, "Branch Office"

  • 09/17/2022 2:56 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Deidra Lovegren:  The Medicine Girl was released August 9, 2022 by Blue Marble Publishing

  • 08/20/2022 10:03 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    David Cariens: The Murder of Angela Dales was released August 9, 2022, by High Tide Publications. 

    Charles Tabb:  Gathering Twigs was released July 1, 2022, by Gifted Time Books.

    Jenna Harte:  Death of a Miser was released August 9, 2022, by Camel Press.

  • 07/16/2022 2:03 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    James Tobin:  was interviewed on Steve Ludwig's Classic Pop Culture podcast on YouTube on July 1, 2022. It was a discussion about his recent novel, When We Were Wolves. You can listen to the podcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnqKpMYZOts 

    James Tobin also had a book signing at Williamsburg's Barnes and Noble on July 9, 2022. 

    August 3, 2022, 1 PM - Book Brush

    Join Kathleen Sweeney from Book Brush for a fun live walk-through of the Book Brush tools. We'll share easy ways to create social media graphics, Book Covers, Book Trailers and share some of the newest features including Animated Mockups, Amazon A+ Content and Animated Email Signatures. Kathleen will share handy tips & tricks along the way and have time for Q & A, too. 

    This workshop is free and will be recorded but you need to register. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpcu2orDwiGddIUvX7fc6dBGA_th_0Q7Ne

    August 10, 2022, 6 PM - AutoCrit

    Presentation of Autocrit, an editing software built to match the genuine demands of publishing professionals and discerning readers by adding a technological edge to your creativity.  AutoCrit gives you step-by-step recommendations for improving your manuscript based on what real readers want to see. It compares your MS to top selling books, has a robust community of writers, offers courses, and more.

    This workshop is free and will be recorded, but you need to register. 


  • 06/11/2022 9:36 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Jessie D. Eaker:  Monday After the Apolcalypse was published 5/18/2022 and is available at Amazon.com.

    G.M. Malliet:  Augusta Hawke is scheduled to be released on 7/5/2022 by Severn House.

    John Musgrove:  Ginter's Pope is scheduled to be released on 6/25/2022 by Littlestar Communications.

  • 05/13/2022 9:24 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Lynn H. Wyvill:  Abundant Strength: A Caregiver's Prayersa collection of poetry for sons and daughters who must care for their elderly parents, was released on April 5, 2022. 

    J. E. Tobin:  When We Were Wolves is scheduled for release on May 15, 2022, by Pale Horse Books (PaleHorseBooks.com). 

    Pamela K. Kinney:  Her article "Why Do Women Writers Write about Monsters and Ghosts" was published in Horror Addicts Guide to Life 2, released on April 29, 2022.

  • 04/09/2022 12:41 PM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Kaelyn PenningtonBeyond the Walls is scheduled to be published 4/20/2022.

    Sharon LyonFossil Woman: A Novel; Published 3/2/2022 by Amazon

    Pamela K. KinneyWerewolves, Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Stalking North America is scheduled to be released 4/26/2022 by Dreampunk Press

    Katherine Mercurio Gotthardt:  Thirty Years of Cardinals Calling, Select Published Poems, to be published by San Francisco Bay Press in April, 2022. Proceeds benefit creative writing programs for at-risk and disadvantaged youth.  https://www.sanfranciscobaypress.com/shop/p/thirty-years-of-cardinals-calling

    Elizabeth Mowbray:  Roly Poly and the Creepy Cave is scheduled to be released 5/1/2022 by Amazon

  • 03/12/2022 11:02 AM | Joanne Liggan (Administrator)

    Charles Tabb will be having an Author Meet & Greet on Sunday, March 20 from 4-6 pm.  He will be discussing his writing process, his books, and the marketing process he has used to sell 100,000 copies of his books.

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