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Judy Nickles/Gwyneth Greer

Judy Nickles is a former teacher, avid genealogist, intrepid traveler,  Kindle-reader of mystery and suspense, and spinner of tales since she could hold a #2 pencil in her fat little fist. Upon retirement she decided her adolescent rebellion was 50+ years over-due and is now enjoying same with such activities...
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Morgan Bell

Morgan Bell is a young Australian woman, born in Melbourne, Victoria in 1981. She attended school in regional areas of New South Wales, including the Northern Rivers, the South Coast, and Newcastle. She currently lives in Sydney and works in Local Government as an engineer. Bell is university educated in...
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Chris Bent

Chris Bent graduated from Yale and became a Navy SEAL in Underwater Demolition Team 21 which eventually became Seal Team 4 in 1984. He had the honor of recovering several spacecraft, including Gemini 6/7 & AS-201, the very first Apollo Spacecraft to go into space. After the Navy his colorful...
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M. M. Koenig

M. M. Koenig was born and raised in Minnesota. She now lives in the Twin Cities area with her loving dog Marley. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors of Science in Sociology. She pays the bills as a customer service representative at a major...
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Featured Fiction

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Notable Nonfiction

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RSS The Indie Writer’s Guide

  • What’s your crutch word? September 14, 2014
    I don’t know if it’s just me or other authors also have a certain word that they inadvertently repeat while writing. After I wrote my very first draft, I realized that my crutch word was ‘felt‘. My editor had pointed it out to me. I understand that writing is best done spontaneously and not if […]
    Aditi Chopra
  • Why should authors care about Google+? September 13, 2014
    This article reviews why some people believe Google+ is the best social media platform for authors. It outlines both the pros and cons and suggests that given the preference Google gives to content posted on Google+, authors cannot afford not to use it.
    Jennifer Ellis
  • DEALING WITH NEGATIVE CRITICISM September 9, 2014
    When someone posts unkind comments about your book, what do you do? Do you ignore them, do you argue back, or do you try to learn from them? That depends on the nature of the comments—and the kind of person you’d be dealing with.
    David Wolf
  • 5 Creative Writing Prompts September 3, 2014
    Creative writing prompts are useful when you might experience a dearth of ideas and inspirations, or experience ‘writer’s block’, which can directly affect your productivity. The truth is, just like everything else, there is a solution for this problem. Just like a painter needs his muse, a writer needs his or her ideas and they […]
    Hiten Vyas
  • Ten Alternatives to Breaking Through Writer’s Block September 3, 2014
    The two go hand in hand - writing and blocking. The stick is inevitable. How do you move through writer's block? This article shares ten tricks to move your plot forward.
    Ellen Mulholland

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  • Edit for Indies Editorial Services

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    Edit for Indies offers writers polished, accurate editing with a fast turnaround! I am a published novelist myself who specializes in copyediting and proofing both fiction and nonfiction for indie authors. Clients I’ve worked with lately include Aditi Chopra, Donna Flynn, Melinda Killen, Joshua Phillips, and many others. Genres are welcome, including YA, sci-fi, and paranormal. Check out my website to view my reasonable rates. I invoice via PayPal.
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  • Easy Editing and Proofreading

    Former teacher has red pen handy!   I offer professional editing and proofreading services, and I keep it simple.  My rates are affordable and my customer service is top notch.  I am skilled at editing in a variety of genres, including technical writing and non-fiction. Contact me at deanna.schoendienst@gmail.com and let’s talk more about your project and your editing needs.    
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  • The Casual Cupcake Agency

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    As a self-published author, I understand what goes into creating electronic press kits, cover designs and formatting interiors and creating a memorable brand. The most stressful part of being an author is promoting, but you don’t have to do it alone. After years of doing this myself, I’ve decided to offer other independent authors the same services I’ve had to use to build my brand.
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