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  • Weekly News & Blog Round-Up: September 11, 2022

    Happy September! What are you reading this month? Leave a comment with your answer here on the blog or on your favorite social media site before midnight (MDT) on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 for a chance to win a free digital copy of At the Water’s Edge – a Rattles flash fiction anthology! The winner…

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  • Final Poem, Blog Schedule/Survey, Newsletters

    It’s the last day of April, and also the last day of National Poetry Month! I have to admit, I didn’t read a poem this week. The weather was nice, the sun beckoned, and much yard work (and a little inside cleaning) ensued. But poetry isn’t something that needs to be relegated to one month…

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  • Beauty in Nature, The Time Stone, Writing Prompts

    Have you read a poem this week? Tell us about it, and get a free book from any category in our catalog except Humor/Satire! Simply comment below… Earth Day was yesterday, and in light of that, I thought a poem about nature was in order. I did a search for “nature poems” and read several…

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  • Riparian, Release Day Friday

    We’re continuing our observance of National Poetry Month this week – have you read a poem lately? Comment below with the title/author, and choose a book from our catalog to receive for free! All book categories except Humor/Satire are available. The poem I chose this week was by pure happenstance, and honestly, I was in…

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  • Ode to Memory, Pre-Orders Available, New Author Site

    If you’re just joining us, April is National Poetry Month, so we’re reading and discussing poetry here on the blog. If you’ve read a poem recently, comment below with the title/author, and choose a book from our catalog to receive for free! All book categories except Humor/Satire are available for the choosing. This week, I…

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  • National Poetry Month, Poetry Discussion, and New Writing Prompts

    Are you a poetry reader or writer? April is National Poetry Month, and there are plenty of challenges for writers out there, but I haven’t seen many for readers. So, we decided to to have one ourselves! Every week this month, I’ll be reading a poem and mentioning it here on the weekly blog post.…

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  • Writing Prompt Deadlines, Release Date/Preorders, April Newsletter

    Happy Spring! Here in Montana, the bulbs are coming up, the snow is melting, and everyone’s swapping out heavy coats for jackets and getting those bikes back out of the garage. Some afternoons, it’s even nice enough to go out on the porch with a notebook or laptop and do a little writing…maybe using one…

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  • New Cover & Excerpt for The Time Stone

    Did you get your green books on sale this weekend? If not, you have a couple of days yet until I get the prices changed, except at Kobo where the sale scheduling is automated. I spent a good chunk of the weekend working on the cover for the book releasing next month – The Time…

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  • Shamrocks, Luck, & Things That Are Green

    Are you Irish? Or more importantly, are you Irish once a year, on St. Patrick’s Day (which is this coming Saturday, if you haven’t been paying attention to the calendar)? I was thinking about this holiday, and how though I am partially Irish (and a lot of other things – read: garden variety “mutt”), I…

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  • The Time Stone Release Date & March Writing Prompts

    Happy March! Just a couple of things today – the first of which is to announce that the release date for The Time Stone will be delayed to April 6th. This will give us a little more time to get the cover art and formatting all ship-shape, and hopefully be able to release both the…

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