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Fifteen-and-a-half-year-old Sandee Mason wants to find her talent, get her driver’s license and stop living in the shadow of her big brother, Bri, who disappeared while serving in Afghanistan. Read her story in B. Lynn Goodwin’s YA/crossover, TALENT, which will be released on November 1. Amazon link forthcoming…

Multi-published author Kelli A. Wilkins has released a new horror story, KROPSY'S CURSE. This Halloween-themed short is $.99 on Kindle.   Her non-fiction guide to writing, YOU CAN WRITE - REALLY! was released in spring 2015. Catch up on all her books on her Amazon author page.

Marlene Dotterer says, “I'm posting the entire novel on my blog, one chapter at a time. We're about halfway through, but new readers can start at the beginning any time. It starts here.

Deborah L. Staunton’s essay, "An Owl In Winter," will appear in the Fall 2015 issue of The MacGuffin!

Harlan Hague says, “My book, A Place for Mei Lin, will be published by Five Star Publishing. Caleb loses his Virginia family to an epidemic and drifts westward, seeking anonymity or death. Instead, he finds new meaning in the life of Mei Lin whom he rescues from an Idaho brothel.”

Aline Soules participated in Tupelo Press' 30/30 project, writing 30 poems in 30 days and generating raw work that she can now craft into finished poems.  While Aline's work is no longer available on the Tupelo Press site, interested readers can read the poems for the current month at 30/30 Project.

Catharine Cooper has been published at? bajadreaming.me?.

Tara L. Masih, editor of The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction, has begun a new annual series, The Best Small Fictions 2015, releasing in October 2015. Learn more at http://www.taramasih.com.

Emily Grosvenor Diesburg signed with Foundry Literary + Media and agent Hannah Brown Gordon last fall. She’s representing her memoir, The Scent Trails to publishers right now.

Elizabeth Varadan’s middle grade mystery, Imogene and the Case of the Missing Pearls, was published by MX Publishing in June, 2015. A ten-year-old girl becomes a sleuth and helps Sherlock Holmes find her mother’s stolen pearls. http://victorianscribbles.blogspot.com/
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Scholarly Carmen Principia jumps into college socially unprepared in The Pinata-Maker’s Daughter. First, there's her weird roommate. And the men! Radical protester, Franco, who shares her Hispanic heritage, or frat rat Joe, who makes her laugh? Follow her hilarious, heartbreaking adventures.

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Shorts and Briefs by Gregory Fletcher is a collection of short plays and brief principles of playwriting, with cover blurb support from Christopher Durang, Tina Howe, and Charles Busch. A craft book that entertains and applies to all of creative writing.
Sandee Mason wants to find her talent, get her driver’s license, and stop living in the shadow of her big brother, Bri, who disappeared while serving in Afghanistan. Copies of B. Lynn Goodwin’s Talent on Amazon, B&N, and elsewhere on 11/01.
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