Month: April 2017

  • Eleven Things & Mugged by Jamie DeBree

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write a “ten-things-I-hate-about” poem. Ten things you truly hate about someone, or something. Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: A man ordering coffee is jostled by someone as he’s speaking with the barista. Who jostled him, and what does he/she say when confronted? Eleven Things by Jamie DeBree I see you standing…

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  • News & Weekly Prompts

    BSB News Last week’s download was the second book in the Fantasy Ranch series – The Minister’s Maid by Jamie DeBree. Not nearly so innocent as it sounds, this is a treasure-hunt style adventure novel set in the oh-so-fun (and somewhat campy, admittedly) Fantasy Ranch resort. We’ve added an excerpt to the book page so…

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  • Bookkeeping by Jamie DeBree & Psychic Spider Excerpt by Alex Westhaven

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: It’s tax time here in the US, and many of us are parting with money, rearranging money, finagling budgets and generally annoyed with the fact that everything costs money. Write a poem about money. Love it, hate it, balance the two (and the budget while you’re at it?)…whatever comes to mind…

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  • News, Cave Days, & the Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News Did you all find the creamy, steamy free download last week: Whipped Cream by Trinity Marlow? This is not for children, dear readers (or anyone under 18, for that matter), but if you’re looking for something a little kinky and a lot hot, do go check out the excerpt we added just a…

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  • Spring Fever by Jamie DeBree & Grave Concerns by Carol R. Ward

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write a poem about a puppy (or puppies) playing in a field of tulips…without mentioning either puppies or tulips specifically. Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: There’s a grave in the local cemetery so old that the headstone is tilting to one side. Permanently affixed to the top of the headstone is…

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  • News, Handwriting & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News   Last week’s free download was Lettuce Prey a creepy little revenge story in Alex Westhaven’s Death by Veggies series. It’s getting to be salad season again, you know… This week’s free download is ready to go…all you have to do is find it in our Available Books section. Happy hunting! There were…

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  • Ode to Bindweed and A Night With Poe by Jamie DeBree

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Do you love yardwork? Spring-clean up? Not so much? Wax poetic about an afternoon of outdoor spring cleaning… Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: It’s a “dark & stormy” night, and there’s a sound at the door. When the door opens, there’s a large cat on the stoop, soaked to the…

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  • News, National Poetry Month, & the Weekly Writing Prompt

    BSB News   Last week’s free download was At the Water’s Edge – a collection of short stories by different authors all written using the cover image as a writing prompt! There are some really excellent stories included – I hope you got your free copy! This week’s free download is ready to go…all you have…

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  • April Fool by Jamie DeBree

    Writing Prompt of the Week: Someone has left small, brightly wrapped packages tied up with ribbon on everyone’s desk at the office. Everyone is afraid to open them though, or even touch one for fear that one of them will explode…or worse. April Fool by Jamie DeBree “What do you think it is?” “Does everyone have…

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