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Chapter reveal: The Crimson Calling, by Patrick C. Greene

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crimsonTitle: THE CRIMSON CALLING

Genre: Horror

Author: Patrick C Greene

Website: www.PatrickCGreene.com,

Publisher: http://hobbesendpublishing.com

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Centuries after the eradication of vampires and the death of their Queen in the Great Fire of London in 1666, the vampire population now numbers in only the hundreds. A few of the remaining survivors have regrouped and formed a High Council to unite their numbers. Now a new threat has arrived: modern day military is not only tracking members of the council, they are attempting to create their own vampire soldiers. Enter Olivia Irons. Ex Black Ops, doing her best to live a normal civilian life, but it never feels right. No family, no friends, trouble always close. When the Sanguinarian Council offers her the chance of a lifetime, the biggest risk of all seems like the only path left to choose. How will…

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Behind the Scenes at Sekhmet Press, LLC on Behind the Words with Lori Hays 01/04 | Books Podcasts

btw lori h1Join Behind the Words host Lori Hays for the first of the special series in January, taking you behind the scenes of your favorite books. How to they make it to the shelf?

On January 4th, 2014, we will hear from Jennifer Greene with publisher Sekhmet Press, LLC.

Jennifer began writing in middle school, and fell in love with the theater in high school. In college she studied Psychology and Journalism…” READ MORE

Behind the Scenes w/ Jennifer Greene of Sekhmet Press, LLC on Behind the Words 01/04 by Authors On The Air Books | Books Podcasts.


Trench Coats, Pretty Dames, and Video Games

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Today we are so excited to host Allison M. Dickson as she tells us all about

Trench Coats, Pretty Dames, and Video Games

If someone ever asks me why I wrote COLT COLTRANE AND THE LOTUS KILLER, those seven words will pretty much sum it up.

film-noir-helpI love the way men and women dressed in the forties, fifties, and the early sixties. Everyone was gorgeous back then. Look at a picture of your mother or your grandmother from those days and try to find a flaw. Her hair will be perfectly curled and shaped. Her makeup and jewelry will be just so. Her dresses will be perfectly tailored to fit her body, because the whole concept of buying mass-produced clothing off a discount store rack was still pretty much unheard of back then, and she probably made that dress herself because it was cheaper. And the men, so crisp in their suits, their features and closely cropped haircuts set off just so by their fedoras. Read more…via Trench Coats, Pretty Dames, and Video Games.


Happy Book Anniversary: Progeny by Patrick C. Greene

Happy Birthday PROGENY!

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One year ago, Patrick C. Greene released Progeny, a shivery, nail biting tale that keeps readers on the edge of their seats with their doors locked and their blinds shut.

-12As many of you know I live in Colorado. Which means I’ve heard plenty of tales about Bigfoot. Or Sasquatch, or Harry, or whatever you’d like to call the towering half-man, half ape creature. Yet, before reading Progeny, I was never truly scared of the mythical being.
Now, I am.

Another wild scream assailed them, urging them on even faster till muscles and lungs burned, fueled only by terror.”

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Synopsis

“Owen Sterling is a reclusive author living in a secluded house deep in the woods. When he welcomes his son Chuck for a summer visit, the eleven-year-old suspects something is not right at his father’s home. His worries mount when he witnesses a confrontation between his…

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6 Reasons Editors Will Reject You

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I came across a helpful link on Twitter this morning from Writer’s Digest and wanted to share it with you. I’m always, always, always looking for tips and advice from insiders of the industry to improve my manuscript and better its chances of getting published in the future.

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while it may not be possible to pinpoint what exactly makes for a great manuscript or submission, it’s pretty easy to identify some of the avoidable mistakes that can virtually guarantee your project will get relegated to the circular file

Check out the entire post here!

 

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Flash Fiction Challenge 2013

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I’m always looking for great opportunities to stretch my creative wings, and today a fellow writer sent me a link for the Flash Fiction Challenge 2013. This “is a competition that challenges writers around the world to create short stories (1,000 words max.) based on genre, location, and object assignments.”

I’m thinking about entering. How about you? Click here for details!

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A little off topic – but this is My Baby Nephew, River!

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