“If you do not record your own story, your tiny bit of the history of the human race is lost. Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare’s vision. Dickinson wrote Dickinsons.  “Who will write yours, if you do not?” 
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A New Orchid Myth by Helene Pilibosian
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Harlan Hague’s novel, The People, was released by Five Star Publishing on August 20.
Dr. Maya Mitra Das’ two narrative poems have been published with other authors and poets in the book, What's in a Name?

Anne A. Koch published the fourth volume in her A Conversation with the World series, Look Both Ways: At the Intersection of Yesterday and Tomorrow (Luminare Press).

Sharon Burgess’s debut novel, Simply Irresistible: A Spruce Creek Romance, is now available from Russian Hill Press.

Camille DeFer Thompson's humor piece, "Head Trip" was selected for publication on the Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop website, http://humorwriters.org/2014/08/08/head-trip/.

Jordan Bernal’s fantasy, The Keepers of Éire, is a gold 2014 Dan Poynter Global Ebook Award Winner.

P.C. Chinick’s thriller, RED ASSCHER - Living in Fear, is another gold 2014 Dan Poynter Global Ebook Award Winner.

Shelley Lee Riley’s memoir, Casual Lies - A Triple Crown Adventure, is a bronze 2014 Dan Poynter Global Ebook Award Winner.

Stacey Gustafson’s debut novel, Are You Kidding Me? My Life With an Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, and Crazy Relatives, is available on Amazon and Kindle. http://www.amazon.com/Are-You-Kidding-Extremely-Calamities/dp/1937303314/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1409753863&sr=1-3&keywords=stacey+gustafson

Carolyn Fenzl has published her debut novel The Debt Collectors: A Lucy Vaughn Mystery and launched a new website http://carolynfenzl.com

Sondra Perry has published her second children's book titled, Baby Carrots -Carrots of Wisdom for Little Ones.

Mona Dawson‘s two stories “Nana Got the Last Word” and “Head Over Heels” was published in Not Your Mother’s Book…on Family, out now.

B. Lynn Goodwin had a 650-word piece about marrying for the first time at age 62 accepted for Women of a Certain Age, and a story about a contact from the other side accepted for Small Miracles
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