Month: May 2017

  • News, Giving Up, & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News Lucky Dog was our freebie of the week last week – did you find it? If not, be sure to go check out the excerpt recently added to the book page! While this book can be read alone, it is Book 2 of The Moonstone Chronicles, and you’re going to want to read…

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  • Ode to Books by Carol R. Ward

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write an ode to books. Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: A character stumbles upon an ancient civilization that has no written language. What would it be like? How would you describe their lives? How would they? Could they? Looks like none of us got moving on the prose prompt this…

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  • News, Why Read? & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News Did you find last week’s free download of Sleep With Me? It’s a great beach read, or “anytime” contemporary romance. The main character has a bit of a sleeping problem, and the prescription to take care of it is…somewhat unconventional…. Make sure to go look for this week’s free PDF download in our Available…

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  • Call Me Edward by Jamie DeBree & Consequences by Carol R. Ward

    Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: A man doesn’t feel like his name suits him, so he wants it changed. What does he change it to, and does it solve his problem? Poetry Prompt of the Week: Describe a person with one name, and then reveal at the end of the poem that their name is actually…

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  • News, Names & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News The cover above provided the inspiration for last week’s free flash anthology, At the Water’s Edge. Did you find the free copy? If not, you’ll find purchase links on the book page. All great stories by excellent writers, if I do say so myself. Don’t forget to look for this week’s free PDF…

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  • Lady Tea & Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat by Carol R. Ward

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Compare someone (fictional or real) to a teapot (whatever kind of teapot you’d like). Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: Someone has invited your character for tea. Only when he/she gets there, something seems a bit “off”… Lady Tea by Carol R. Ward Not a fine English porcelain nor a modern stainless…

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  • News, Bookmarks & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News Have you ever had someone’s name or initials tattooed on your body? If you did, do they know? If not, what would you do if they found out? That’s the theme of last week’s free PDF download: Indelibly Inked. There’s an excerpt on the book page where you can meet Claire and Adam……

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  • Keepsake and Finders Keepers by Carol R. Ward

    Poetry Prompt of the Week: Write a poem about keepsakes you (or someone) left behind, whether it was intentional or not. Prose Writing Prompt of the Week: A new homeowner discovers a keepsake box hidden in one of the air vents. What’s in the box? Does it matter? Keepsake by Carol R. Ward The box came…

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  • News, Reading Formats & Weekly Writing Prompts

    BSB News A bit more complex than it might seem, last week’s free download, Jasmine Betrayal is a short romantic suspense that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Check out the excerpt on the book page here! And of course, check out our Available Books section, for this week’s free PDF download,…

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