Authors Supporting Authors

Consumed: A Short Story

Happy Halloween, everyone. I convinced Colleen to let me post a spooky story today, and hope you all enjoy it. Whatever you're doing; spending time with friends, attending a party, travelling across the country (we're thinking of you, Colleen), working, relaxing - have a great day and stay safe. Matthew I pressed my hand over Cindy’s mouth… Continue reading Consumed: A Short Story

Book Reviews

A Peculiar Review

Are you looking for something eerie and scary to read during Halloween? Check out this amazing and CREATIVE review by Tyree Tomes!!!! LOVE IT! ❤ 

Here there Be Dragons!

There has been a lot of hype the past few years over the 2011 debut novel of author Ransom Riggs. Since I had heard it was ‘amazing’ ‘well written’ and ‘creepy’, all things I tend to enjoy (especially in the fall), I finally decided to pick up a copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children at the beginning of September. The way the book is set up attracted me as soon as I saw it.

With old photographs providing the inspiration for our imaginings of characters, and chapters that remind one of the creepy abandoned house down the street, I was pulled in to the story immediately. Then I did something I had never done before: At the end of each chapter I paused for a moment to reflect, and then tweeted a short response to what I had just read. These tweets received little to no attention, but…

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NEW RELEASE: “Jaded Tides,” by P. S. Bartlett

Arrrgh, Me Matey's! Hop ABOARD the Pirate Blog Silver Threading to hear about P. S. Bartlett's new book – IF you DARE! Title: JADED TIDES Author: P.S. Bartlett Release Day: October 1, 2015 Genre: Historical Fiction/Adventure/Romance After finding love in the most unlikely of places, Ivory's life appears to at last be falling into place.… Continue reading NEW RELEASE: “Jaded Tides,” by P. S. Bartlett

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

1st Halloween-Poem Contest

I hate that I don’t have time for this, but if you do please join in! What fun!!! ❤

Writer's Treasure Chest

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It is a great pleasure for me to announce the

1st Halloween-Poem Contest

on ‘Writer’s Treasure Chest’.

Every author and poet are invited to participate and deliver a “Halloween-Poem” to my email address: aurorajean.alexander@aol.com, together with their picture.

There are a few rules to follow:

  1. Your poem needs a Halloween theme.
  2. Your poem needs a minimum of 99 words.
  3. Your poem has to be delivered to my email address until Halloween, October 31, 2015, 9 pm Eastern Time.
  4. Please avoid violence, bad language, and sexual content within the poems. It would be disqualified.

Every poem that meets the rules and is delivered within the deadline will be published here on “Writer’s Treasure Chest” together with the provided picture.

I am honored to announce that the following authors have agreed to participate as judges in the jury who will decide on the winners of the contest:

  1. Author…

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Book Reviews

Silver’s Book Reviews – “The Lady of the Pier, Book 2: The Flow” by Effrosyni Moschoudi

Title:  The Lady of the Pier – The Flow Author: Effrosyni Moschoudi File Size: 2732 KB Print Length: 378 Pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: Publisher: Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Publication Date: June 16, 2015 Sold by: Amazon Language: English ASIN: B00ZFLCWWS ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Formats: Paperback and Kindle Genres: Women's Fiction, Romance, Drama, Paranormal, Historical Romance *The author provided me with a copy of the book in exchange… Continue reading Silver’s Book Reviews – “The Lady of the Pier, Book 2: The Flow” by Effrosyni Moschoudi

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Mindful Monday: Little Things

I often joke about having teenagers in the house, and I'm sure everyone can relate to that at some point - the drama that never ends! But it's not all raging hormones and family battles, and it's important to remember, and even marvel at, the little things. Those declarations of love that equate to sunshine… Continue reading Mindful Monday: Little Things

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #64 Tide & Flesh

It is Haiku Friday and I am excited to share Ronovan's words this week: tide and flesh. I used family in place of flesh because I like the connotation that it gave to my haiku. I am calling this, "Family Relations." Thank for popping in. I am glad to see you all!