I have a lot of friends and business contacts that are doing some amazing work and am happy to be featuring them here. Check out what my friends and contacts are doing and support their businesses, as well! This page is shared weekly with my tribemates on Pinterest, so it’ll see a great deal of traffic!
AUTHOR SERVICES, BLOGS & GROUPS
The Phantom Paragrapher @ www.thephantomparagrapher.
The WiDo Family of Publishers publishes books that are readable but not formulaic, entertaining without being fluff, uplifting without being preachy, literary but not obtuse, realistic and thought-provoking without being graphic… above all, books that tell a darn good story! E.L. Marker, their hybrid imprint, blends the benefits of self-publishing with the strengths of traditional publishing. Find out more on their website or their Facebook group.
Allow a Master of Words to enhance the content and appeal of your fiction lit with superior-quality editing. Let’s work together and create masterpieces. Being involved with literature provides the opportunity to read, craft, and share engaging stories—storytelling with an impact. As a dynamic editor, I strive to make your writing more fluid and easier to read. Captivate, enlighten, and entertain your audience with ASH THE EDITOR’s magical touch. www.ashtheeditor.biz
Milky Design is Ammad Malik’s portfolio for his digital design work which he does with Microsoft’s PowerPoint and Picmonkey. Ammad Malik can design lot of things, from book covers to jewelry, to household things to digital textures/patterns. He can design almost everything by hand. But this Milky Design is where he is showcasing his digital work. Hope you’ll like it, and maybe will consider him to work for you. https://milkydesign.weebly.com
Writing is the personal blog of marketing and fiction writer Eli Landes. It’s a raw, personal, and humorous account of the lessons he’s learned, the experiences he’s faced, and the various musings he has on writing. If you’re starting out as a writer and looking for the story of someone who used to be in your shoes and is sharing how he’s moving out of them, this blog is for you. regardingwriting.com
Get Proofed Edited – The best part about hiring them to proofread your final book manuscript, articles, papers, or other materials, besides their 30-plus years of professional experience, is that they work at the lowest price in the field. They also perform minor edits where needed. Of course, if major edits are needed, they will recommend them before making those changes. Don’t be mistaken, just because they work cheap, it does not mean they are not good at what they do — just competitive. getproofedited.webs.
Donna Woods – As a professional Author, Donna aims to create a better understanding of the world and our place in it — a mission which has cast her in many different roles: author, artist, and creative innovator. Read some of her work below, ranging from published books to a more informal blog posts. www.crimsonpearlpublishing.com
www.bloggersworlduk.com At bloggers world UK we specialize in blogging/writing and it’s our mission to bring together in one place a community of bloggers to help advise and meet each other, we have a forum were we are looking for members.
RBTL Book Promotions is owned and operated by Anna from Read Between The Lines. She started out in the blogging community in 2011. She started out as a regular blogger just sharing my love of reading with the world. Then she began to sign up to be a host for many different blog tour companies and decided in Nov. 2012 that she wanted to create my own little niche in the Blog Tour World. That is when RBTL Book Promotions was created. Anna currently coordinates One Day Events to Full Virtual Blog Tours Custom Fit for your NEEDS.
RBTL Book Promotions Strives for “Book Publicity with a Personal Touch” http://www.rbtlbooktours.com/
Goodkindles is a source of great new reads, free ebook giveaways and kindle deals for readers and an ebook promotion site for authors. My contact Adam Kisiel over there suggests you visit their website at http://goodkindles.net.
Stephen Geez and Beem Weeks of Fresh Ink Group offer literary services from editing and cover design through publishing and promotion, including promo video such as animated book trailers. http://www.geezandweeks.com/ Independent publisher FIG is a membership of writers and artists who produce and promote each other’s best possible work. http://freshinkgroup.com/
Would you like a safe place to offer your services to authors who really need your help and who are willing to pay reasonable rates for those services? Would you like a platform where you can offer video shorts to let authors know your expertise? Would you like to offer web-ed classes (paid for webinars)?
Authors Community is a part of Common Sense Marketing Strategies, LLC services. It’s an opt-in/opt-out membership with no required time limit. You can check out our services http://authorscommunity.net
http://tianobookdesign.com/blog Stephen Tiano is a freelance book designer/layout artist of 27 years’ and almost 100 books’ experience. He’s worked on all kinds of books: fiction, cookbook, textbooks (math, science, engineering), math workbooks, memoirs, self-help, military history, and more. He’s worked for traditional publishers, indy and university presses, and just about exclusively the past five or six years: self-publishing authors. Working with self-publishers is both challenging and very rewarding, because the aim is always set high: to make books that compare favorably in quality to those traditionally published.
In October, Jennifer Irwin released her debut novel, A Dress the Color of the Sky. Prior to publication, she sold the film rights to her manuscript and the story is being made into a feature film. This is the story of Prudence Aldrich who checks herself into rehab for sex addiction and begins a journey to find self love. http://jenniferirwinauthor.com/
My friend Devika Fernando has a new book out that tells a story of a bed & breakfast romance. Be sure to support her new release! https://www.devikafernando.com/tantalizing-temptations-bb-1.html
T. McKinney-Battle’s New Book, “Monroe & Clarke: A Design Novella”
My good friend T. McKinney-Battle just launched a new book called “Monroe & Clarke”. I’ve actually read it! It’s pretty steamy, actually. You can grab it on Amazon.com and enjoy a fun read.
Carole McEntee-Taylor writes steamy historical fiction set in and around WW2 and military history. Novels start from as little as $1.30 on amazon.com (99p amazon.co.uk). For more information please visit http://www.carolemctbooks.
Claire Gem is a multiple award-winning author of steamy contemporary romance, women’s fiction, and supernatural suspense. Hearts Unloched won the 2016 NY Book Festival, and three of her other titles have been named finalists in the HOLT Medallion, the RONE, and the I Heart Indie Awards. Find out more about her and her work at her website, www.clairegem.com
Books by Raven Delehanty – http://whitewolfrd.com/
Bridgitte Lesley has written several books and they’re available here.
Belle Ami writes sexy thrillers teeming with romantic suspense. Her most recent series The Tip of the Spear is a well-researched tale, scary in its possibility, packed with excitement, it will leave you breathlessly turning pages. Escape and Vengeance continue to receive glowing reviews, BestThrillers.com writes “The Bottom Line: Romantic suspense fans will lap up this blistering tale of revenge, terror and sex.” http://belleamiauthor.com
Stuart Gibbon is a Detective in London and central England investigating murder cases and is now a writing consultant helping authors with their police procedural elements and also now an author. ‘The Crime Writer’s Casebook’ is available to pre-order on Amazon https://t.co/DjFPOgMiyI
Liam Leddy writes authentic Glasgow Scotland U.K. crime fiction. Dark , violent also on occasion extremely humorous. A lot of the plot,sub-plot storylines go back to the extremely violent Glasgow. www.liamleddy.com
Mark Kirkbride writes dark, edgy fiction. His novel Satan’s Fan Club is published by Omnium Gatherum. As one reviewer put it, “What could really happen in a house near you!” http://markkirkbride.com/
Tabetha Waite is the award winning author of “Why the Earl is After the Girl,” the first book in her Ways of Love series. Holding on to a long held dream of being a published author as a child, that dream became reality in 2016 when she was offered her first contract. Since then, she has published “Where the Viscount Met His Match” and the upcoming, “When a Duke Pursues a Lady.” She loves to hear from her readers! www.authortabethawaite.wix.
Dave Schwinghammer is a mystery/thriller writer. www.mysterywriter.net. His novel, SOLDIER’S GAP, is a literary mystery, is also available on Amazon, Barnes&noble, Goodreads and other places. You can also find stories, articles, poems and a blog on authorsden.com.
https://www.basherman.com/ “The Chief and His Marine” by B. A. Sherman is a military thriller based on true events. Available now in Paper Back through Amazon and pre-order for E-book. The E-book will be available to you December 1st, 2017.
Mark Watson has won several awards with his children’s books. You can learn more about them on his site.
- WINNER: Best Illustrated Children’s Ebook – MOONBEAM Awards 2015
- WINNER: Best Children’s Animal Book – READER’S FAVORITE Awards 2015
- WINNER: Best Illustrated Children’s book – IPPY Awards 2015
Marie Joy is a children’s author. www.buddythesoldierbear.com The book is Marie Joy’s first book. It’s a children’s picture book that gives back. The book recently won First Place in the Arizona Literary Contest Children’s Literature Category, the Reader’s Favorite Gold Illustration Award and a Gold Award in the Mom’s Choice Awards. Visit www.mariejoywrites.com to learn more about Marie Joy.
Leanne Dyck writes short stories and reviews paperbacks. Follow her author journey by visiting her blog: http://authorleannedyck.blogspot.ca
Dr. Corinne Fowler has a campaign going about a child-led history and writing project https://www.justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/uniofleicester/colonial-countryside
Dr. Niamh’s Children’s Books have uniquely personalized children’s books. Imagination is at the heart of all we do. Phonics, exciting vocabulary and rhyme. Beautiful, fun, educational gifts. https://www.drniamhchildrensbooks.com
Jackie Jones-Hunt is Author of Moses & Jesus the Shamans & Proof Animals have Souls series: of which the first 2 are now available
Award-winning author, Pamela S. Thibodeaux is the Co-Founder and a lifetime member of Bayou Writers Group in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Multi-published in romantic fiction as well as creative non-fiction, her writing has been tagged as, “Inspirational with an Edge!” ™ and reviewed as “steamier and grittier than the typical Christian novel without decreasing the message.” Find out more by visiting her website and/or blog & connecting with her on Facebook, Twitter (@psthib), LinkedIn, Amazon, Pinterest, Bookbub. Sign up to receive Pam’s newsletter and get a FREE short story!
www.hortonlibrary.com Jeff W. Horton is an author and screenwriter blending Christian Fiction and Contemporary Fiction. Jeff has written two screenplays and nine published novels in several genres including apocalyptic-fiction, science-fiction, religious fantasy, and romance thrillers. His current list of works includes: -Future Schism -Heaven’s Oasis -New Beginnings -Frontiers -Cybersp@ce -The Last Prophet -The Way of Nacor -The Dark Age -The Great Collapse
Robin Patchen (www.robinpatchen.com) writes Christian romantic suspense and Christian WF/suspense. Robin has always been very kind to me since we first came in contact, so support her and her writing!
Penny Grubb is co-author of How to be a Fantastic Writer, a comprehensive guide for writers of commercial fiction that contains useful insights and practical tips that will add a real polish to your writing. http://www.pennygrubb.com/index.php/books-how-to/
OTHER FICTION & BOOKS
Veteran author writes Amazon books. Major (Ret.) Scott A. Meehan writes books—non-fiction, fiction novels, novellas, and short stories. With twenty-five years of military service and an additional twelve years traveling the world growing up as a missionary kid, Scott’s writings reflect his experiences from a world-wide diverse culture. Exciting, real-life multi-cultural characters emerge in a dynamic world of good versus evil through romance, intrigue, mystery, and suspense. Through his writings, Scott offers hope in a world of despair; light in places of darkness. Proceeds from his books go to several different non-profit organizations. (Please see https://scottameehan.com/
authordannyjohnson.com Mr. Johnson typically writes Historical Fiction set in the South during the 60s and 70s, and his characters tend to feature the most disenfranchised folks in society. His debut novel, The Last Road Home, is set in the 1960s south, and features a friendship between a white orphaned farm boy and an African American girl and follows their journey as they are torn from each other; he ends up in Vietnam and she in France. The novel was recently awarded the prestigious NC Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Historical Fiction. He is in the final revision of a new book, Cotton, which is about an Albino drug dealer in the 70s…
John Smither writes under the pen name of Chinasaint keeping informed all that are interested in his tales about living life as a foreigner in China. He writes about the cities he has lived in, Chinese culture and some of the difficulties of living in a foreign country. You can read about it at smitherjohn.wixsite.com/
Make a yummy centerpiece with muffins in a few minutes. It’s easy as Karen Whiting (www.karenwhiting.com), author of The Gift of Bread, demonstrates how to do it.
What If Martin Luther lived today, and instead of nailing his 95 gripes against the church to a door, he tweeted them? Discover what happened then and what it means today in 95 Tweets: Celebrating Martin Luther in the 21st Century, by Peter DeHaan, PhD. http://www.peterdehaan.com
Brenda C. Poulos writes Stories of Forgiveness. She is an Amazon Best-seller. Runaways: The Long Journey Home recently was a semi-finalist in Amazon’s Kindle Awards. Also in paperback is: The Choice: Will’s Last Testament and her newest interactive picture book for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers, I Remember the Seasons. Be watching for the release of Simon Says this winter. It is the touching story of a young boy’s struggle to rise above a lifetime of bullying. brendapoulos.org
Doug Cooper is a semi-retired former Harvard professor, and helps people write and publish their books relatively quickly and inexpensively. His latest book is Write Your Book with Me, available at amazon.com and outskirtspress.com.
Diane Tatum is a writer and her website is www.dianeetatumwriter.com and the Amazon link to Mission Mesquite is https://www.amazon.com/Miss
Charles Frankhauser has written a fictional memoir that presents the career of a literary agent that was forced to represent the poems of a biker that wrote lyrics for performances in biker bars. The literary agent reveals a secret vocation in basements of publishers starting with the origins of publishing and ending with managing a political campaign involving multiple crimes and a Hollywood funded movie. Tags are humor & entertainment, crime, publishing, writing, action & adventure. https://www.amazon.com/dp/
Alicia Su Lozeron is a global, wordly writer. You can find her translation services and talented writing here:
Bill Morgenstein’s autobiography is not only being read by those that love humor and nostalgia but (surprisingly) also by companies who are giving it to their sales and executive staff for training. “The Crazy Life of a Kid From Brooklyn” is available in paperback & KDP. Note that all proceeds go to Cancer Research. Buy it for your staff now. This inexpensive paperback is a great gift for the holiday season. (For autographed copies in the U.S. go to www.
Roy Dimond lives with his wife in Victoria, British Columbia, a small community on Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada.
In his first life, Roy had the honor of helping at risk children and their families. In his second life, he pursues his love of travel and writing. Having explored four continents from Cuzco to Kyoto, Santorini to Tsumago, his wanderings have all found a way into his stories.
Roy’s first book is called, The Singing Bowl. His second novel is titled, Silence and Circumstance, and his third book is titled I, Bully. His fourth book is launching December 5, The Rubicon Effect is now available for pre-sales at. https://www.amazon.com/
He is already working on his next adventure.
http://www.bennuttall-smith.ca – Ben Nuttall-Smith is a Canadian writer. He has written a story about Quétzalcoatl – a major Toltec, Mayan and Aztec deity, connecting the ancient myth to a Tenth Century European Irish priest, a handful of young monks, two Norsemen, and an Irish slave-girl.
Tim’s book “A Darker Side” is available here at the following link. It is a horror paranormal story. Tim is currently working on his first fantasy NOVEL Elladore due out in January 2018.
Jane Riddell an Edinburgh-based writer of contemporary realistic fiction, of short stories and of life writing. She runs the site www.quietfiction.com.
https://www.ccunningham-textileartist.com/ Christine Cunningham is an abstract artist creating textile wall hangings from recycled materials, creating a thing of beauty from items no longer fashionable (the older and more vibrant the better). I use traditional techniques such as applique, quilting, and hand embroidery. Basic designs are beautifully embellished in a range of light reflective beads, sequins, buttons and old jewelry. Original poetry is applied in silk threads or wools to embellish surface texture and provide an emotional layering for the viewer to experience.
https://www.webscripto.co.za WebScripto Pty Ltd is a South African based Website Design Digital Marketing Company that designs and develops custom websites for your business. WebScripto also designs Blogs and creates unique content (including content writing and editing, writing blog articles and more) for your website which optimizes the brand of your company or blog. Digital Marketing is also a very important component of the package of services offered by WebScripto and includes, Google AdWords and Facebook Advertising as well as SEO and Social Media Optimisation. WebScripto is Google AdWords Accredited.
http://eugenedubnov.co.uk/ Eugene Dubnov was born in Tallinn; educated Moscow and London Universities; taught English, American and Russian Literature; Writer-in-Residence at Carmel College, Oxfordshire; Wingate Scholar, London. Two volumes of verse in Russian (London, 1978, 1984); poetry and prose in English translation and written in English in periodicals in Britain, USA, Canada and elsewhere, as well as in several European, North American, and Australian anthologies; nine short stories broadcast on BBC Radio 3. THE THOUSAND-YEAR MINUTES, a bi-lingual poetry collection co-translated with Anne Stevenson, from Shoestring Press (UK), 2013. NEVER OUT OF REACH, autobiography, written in English, from Clemson and Liverpool University Presses, 2015. BEYOND THE BOUNDARIES, a bi-lingual poetry collection co-translated with Anne Stevenson, from Shoestring Press (UK), 2017. Work appeared also in other languages.
https://sandrajeffs.com Sandra Jeffs is a writer publishing poetry, a kindness Practice book and she has an upcoming novel. She is a professional book editor with 25 years editing experience. She promotes music therapy to heal and become one’s best and lists over 275 songs with positive and empowering lyrics. She promotes doing conscious acts of kindness everyday and you can sign a Kindness Practice Pledge to do so and buy her 30 day Kindness Practice book. She is a Feng Shui consultant with 3 years training and 20 years in practice She has Feng Shui products on her site.
Joseph Ferguson is an author, poet, and journalist appearing in a variety of small press, regional, and national publications. He wrote propaganda for a living for a variety of entities for some 25 years. His books include two short story collections – Southbound, and Shillelagh Law, a poetry collection –Reflections of a Scurvy Bastard; and a spoof of “how-to-get-a-job” books, Dave Doolittle’s Resumes That Work, So You Don’t Have To. He is a former editor and critic for Hudson Valley, ran the Fiction Workshop for the Poughkeepsie Library District, and has reviewed books and videos for Climbing, The American Book Review, Kirkus, and a number of other publications. He also sells rock climbing t-shirts through his website: http://www.bumluckhome.com/