How to Self-publish Your Book on Amazon and Other Online Retailers

If you are new to self-publishing, here’s a brief overview on how to publish your ebook on all the major online retailers, as well as your paperback on Amazon. Sell Your Book on Amazon (it’s free!) To sell paperbacks, you will need to create a CreateSpace.com account. Their guided process is easy to follow—even for…

You and Freud in the Middle of the Night by Robert L. Penick

Background photo: HypnoArt/Pixabay, CC0.Manipulation and design layout: Elizabeth Stark The work of Robert L. Penick has appeared in over 100 different literary journals, including The Hudson Review, North American Review, and The California Quarterly.  He lives in Louisville, KY, USA, with his free-range box turtle, Sheldon, and edits Ristau, a tiny literary annual.  More of his writing…

Book Review: Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

Originally posted on THE ROYAL POLAR BEAR READS:
Suprising. Unexpected. Mysterious. Nyxia holds me at the end by displaying an unexpected twist that I am commending Scott Reintgen for writing it so well. At first, the book is promising. There are earlier chapters that I didn’t expect that I will have a hard time sinking…

ESCORTING THE DEAD

Originally posted on ellisnelson:
AN INTERVIEW WITH TA SULLIVAN One of my favorite movies is The Ghost and Mrs. Muir starring Rex Harrison (1947). In it, the ghost of a sea captain comes back for Lucy when she’s ready to pass. I always loved that he came back for her when it was time. Many…

OWL KILLERS by Karen Maitland

Originally posted on ellisnelson:
During the Middle Ages, a lay group of women dedicated to a life of prayer, hard work, and community service thrived in the Low Countries. Known as the Beguines, Karen Maitland imagines what it might have been like for a group of these women to have struck out on their own…

Book Review: Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Originally posted on THE ROYAL POLAR BEAR READS:
Satisfied. So many heartaches. Undeniably one of the best ending of a trilogy. Morning Star didn’t just captivates my whole attention in the story at all but also how it was executed so well that I couldn’t think any plot holes in the trilogy. It was one…

Kokopelli by Bartholomew Barker

Background photo: Larry Lamsa/Flickr, CC BY 2.0.Manipulation and design layout: Elizabeth Stark Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry readers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. He has been eating for more than fifty years and drinking wine only slightly fewer. Born in Ohio, fed…

Earth Sentinels: The Storm Creators by Elizabeth M. Herrera

Originally posted on Viking Reviews:
Kindle: $6.09 Paperback: $12.95 This daring adventure begins with the fallen angel Bechard somberly observing the world’s natural resources being destroyed by mankind’s greed, corruption and indifference. Realizing drastic measures are needed, he searches for people who might join his quest to protect the planet before it’s too late. The…

Excerpt from “Dreams of Heaven”

Originally posted on Elizabeth M. Herrera:
Chapter 2 Savannah bolted upright in bed, shaking from a bad dream. It took her a moment to realize she was safe in her own bedroom. Relief flooded over her, but her heart kept pounding. She glanced at her husband, who was sound asleep, before getting up, grabbing her…