16th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners - Life Stories

Announcing the Life Stories winners of the 16th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards
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Life Stories

First-Place Winner

Reynold JosephPaulJunker
RandolphVT
Subway Music


Honorable Mentions

KellyK.Damron
PhoenixAZ
Tiny Toes
www.tinytoesbook.com

SusanZ.Dawes
Kansas CityMO
Run The Race
www.amazon.com

VijaliHamilton
Castle ValleyUT
World Wheel
www.vijali.net

OwenStanleySurman, M.D.
Newton CentreMA
The Wrong Side of an Illness
www.amazon.com

Entrants

RobertM.Adams
TucsonAZ
Tripwire
www.lulu.com

GermaineL.Allen
Willow SpringsMO
Life Does Not Come With Guarantees
www.barnesandnoble.com

RichardL.Allen
LindenNJ
A New Ark Police Officier's View of Poetic Just Ice/ Justice

JamesAlston
RaleighNC
No More Mr. Nice Guy

SarahAnderson
LondonUnited Kingdom
Halfway to Venus

BrettRussellAndrews
PittsfieldMA
Gifts to Pittsfield Gifts to Life
www.lulu.com

HazelKazukoArii Ho
HonoluluHI
One Cup Rice
www.onecuprice.com

AmandaAxelby
WamboinNSWAustralia
Grief and Grace
www.mummycomfort.com.au

BasilBalian
CincinnatiOH
Once Upon a Tim in Iraq
www.lulu.com

JamesStanleyBarlow
LeoniaNJ
Appalachia and Beyond
www.xlibris.com

DanielBarrick
KerrvilleTX
Before We Sleep
www.trafford.com

AnnWeimerBaumgardner
West ChesterOH
Pretend You're Normal

NickolasBay
RenoNV
Sonny, The Immigrants' Son
www.amazon.com

FlorinneKnowltonBecker
FremontCA
Disaster At Love Creek

BobBell
AnchorageAK
Oh No! We're Gonna Die
www.alaskabooksandcalendars.com

DavidD.Bell
ColumbusOH
NO ROOM at the INN

KenBellerHeatherChase
West SedonaAZ
Great Peacemakers
www.greatpeacemakers.com

LarryBernaski
JacksonvilleFL
And Here I Am!

MichaelJ.Bohoskey, B.S. M.DIV. D.C.
DurangoCO
Waking from a Fallen Dream
www.iuniverse.net

PeteBoldt
Myrtle BeachSC
Out of the Jungle
www.essencebookstore.com

RachaelEvelynBooth
LisbonNH
Star Light, Star Bright
www.xlibris.com

JairoAlvarezBotero
Baton RougeLA
No Such Thing As Impossible
www.NoSuchThingAsimpossible.com

MichaelBoyd
UnionNJ
Forever the Fat Kid
www.trafford.com

MarshaBransdorfer
Mountain ViewCA
The Accidental Secretary
www.accidentalsecretary.com

SherryBrier
TiburonCA
Doorway to Ecstasy
www.booklocker.com

N. C.Browder III
Silver SpringMD
Anthem of an Ordinary American

JamesC.Bruce
ChicagoIL
Beta Boule
www.lulu.com

C. ArlingtonCaldwell
CoronaCA
God Was Watching

ElinorJohnsCampbell
LakewoodCO
Utopia: The Temple of Love Volumne I

ElinorJohnsCampbell
LakewoodCO
Utopia: The Temple of Love Volumne II

FredCarach
Oakland ParkFL
Forty Years a Speculator
www.lulu.com

JaneyLeeCaravallo
AlvisoCA
Gilbert C.
www.berbertc.net

JackiePiasCarlin
WailukuHI
Spirit of the Village
www.jackiepiascarlin.maui.net

TroyCarlyle
TylerTX
The Remainder of My Life
www.stores.lulu.com/tcarlyle

EdwinaCarr-Jangarathis
KeeneNH
In Their Own Words
www.edwinastories.com

JenniferCarson
TylerTX
Letters to my Glory Baby
www.childrenareagift.ng

JanineCarter
Grover CityCA
This is a Good Day to Live
www.thisisagooday.com

ShirleyF. B.Carter
WorcesterMA
colored, of course

KellyChapmanKenyaBanks
ClevelandOH
Real: The Truth About Being Single with Kelly Chapman
www.kellychapman.net

PatriciaLuceChapman
RockportTX
To Bernard Berenson With Love

VincentT.Ciano
HendersonNV
Life With Marilyn

CynthiaClampitt
Arlington HeightsIL
Waltzing Australia
www.amazon.com

EdwardR.Clark
Brooklyn CenterMN
Rush to Judgement
www.trafford.com

BrooksClark
KnoxvilleTN
A Lifetime of Total Recall: The Biography of Charlotte Cushwa Clark
www.lulu.com

BrendaClark
GainesvilleGA
Lily

KennethJ.Clarke
Ajijic JaliscoMexico
Seven Years a Mariner

MichaelS.Class
IssaquahWA
Anthony and the Magic Picture Frame
www.magicpictureframe.com

WilliamCoburn
EnumclawWA
The Spanking Room
www.winepressgoup.com

IanCoburn
ChicagoIL
God Is A Woman
www.godisawoman.net

JonCoile
GrasonvilleMD
Adventures in the Ditch
www.iuniverse.com

JonCoileWendyCoile
GrasonvilleMD
Evolution of an Xmas Letter
www.iuniverse.com

MickeyJoCombs Smith
FrankfortKY
"Pieces Of My Heart"

KellyAnnCompton
DenverCO
Discombobulated: An Inspiring Journey of Hope Through Mental Illness
www.trafford.com

SallyA.Connolly
DanversMA
A Boy From Lawrence
www.amazon.com

DanielleCoulanges
Jersey CityNJ
Cads, Princes & Best Friends
www.iuniverse.com

DodieCross
Palm DesertCA
A Broad Abroad in Thailand
www.abroadinthailand.com

JoseHermannCuadros, Ed.D.
Staten IslandNY
Parental Perceptions Of Mental Retardation As A Disability
www.parentalperceptions.com

IsabelCuerrier
BrandoMBCanada
Beyond Life's Storms
www.barnesandnoble.com

RhodaCurtis
BerkeleyCA
Rhoda: Her First Ninety Years
www.amazon.com

NancyDahlhauser
GoodlettsvilleTN
Fallout Of A Freckle Face Freak
www.nancydahlhauser.com

CindiDammann
JolietIL
Tailgating Tales
www.tailgatingtales.com

GeneRDark
Lake CharlesLA
The Brutality of War: A Memoir of Vietnam
www.amazon.com

K.David
DorchesterMA
Look What I Found Underneath The Bed . . .
www.amazon.com

AlanIDavies
MariettaGA
A Life In Shadow: Divine Spark of Chemical Imbalance?
www.amazon.com

KathrynDavis
Menomonee FallsWI
We Packed For Adventure

MildredDennis
PerryOH
It's Gonna Be Ok
www.authorhouse.com

OmarDeWitt
Rio RanchoNM
The 23-Hour Day
www.23hourday.com

Genevieved'Heucqueville Sparrow
EasthamMA
The Bastard Countess & The War

JennieSwansonDincecco
WoodstockIL
Dying With Open Eyes: Alzheimer's Disease
www.amazon.com

ErnestineSiskDonnell
AustinTX
Grandmother Said
www.xlibris.com

Anne MarieDu Bois De Chene
CarencroLA
Young Ladies of Good Family
www.authorhouse.com

EllenDuffy
West RoxburyMA
Pop
www.missionpubs.com

RobertDunn
Palm DesertCA
Houser Pride of America

JimDustin
WaldenCO
No Humans Were Hurt …

C. MelEiben
PittsburghPA
Forks in the Road
http://wordassociation.com

Bob "Sh'mal"Ellenberg
GainesvilleFL
Experiencing Being: Caregiving My Mother; A Son's Story

MaryBethEllis
LeesburgVA
Drink to the Lasses

ConnieClementsEllison
Madison HeightsVA
Any Road
www.iuniverse.com

FrankEmersonSeamusKennedy
NashvilleTN
Clean Cabbage in the Bucket and Other Tales from the Irish Music Trenches
www.cleancabbage.com
RobertG.English
AlbuquerqueNM
Portraits in Poetry

KellyEpperson
Loves ParkIL
When Life Stinks, It's Time to Wash the Gym Clothes
www.kellyepperson.com

OlofA.Eriksen
Cedar KnollsNJ
Memoirs of an Immigrant
www.barnesandnoble.com

CaroleEstrup
OnyxCA
Barefoot Girl Out of Ohio
www.caroleestrup.com

RodFadem
Saint LouisMO
Memoirs Of A Born Shlepper

MalvinaFeinswog
Coconut GroveFL
Lauren's Light

JohnJ.Fischerwith JamesV.Lee
RichardsonTX
Escape From Korea
www.saladopress.com

ClareFleishman
CairoEgypt
Saints and Soccer Balls
www.lulu.com

LauraFlett
ShreveportLA
Writing Toward the Light
www.authorhouse.com

AngelaFloyd
College ParkMD
Daddy, Can I Tell You Something?
www.selapress.com

WardFoley, Ph.D.
NortonKS
Thank My Lucky Scars

GabrielaA.Folgar de Shea
EdmontonALBCanada
Angels Along My Path of Thorns
www.trafforfd.com

RandallS.Fong
KennewickWA
The Not-So-Great Guidebook to Childrearing for the Not-So-Bright Parent

LucasFord
Saint PetersburgFL
An Ethical Physician
www.amazon.com

PerryFoster
YorkPA
Hands Upon My Heart
www.perryfoster.com

JeannineC.Fox
LeawoodKS
Holy Paws
www.holypaws.com

SheilaJ.Fritz, M.Ed.
PalmerAK
Behind The Spoon
www.amazon.com

CaroleT.Fulmer
South WilliamsportPA
Dead Man in My Chair

JanisW.Galatas
MeridianMS
A Soldier's Courage
www.amazon.com

KevinS.Garrison
Fort LauderdaleFL
It's Just a Matter of Balance
www.garrisonop.com

RuthieGarrison
Pine BluffAR
Thirty Thieves of Innocence
www.30thieves.com

BarbaraJoGauthier
AppletonWI
Tying Threads

BarbaraJoGauthier
AppletonWI
I Can Only Tell You What I Know

ShirleyGillespie
ChandlerAZ
Goin' To 'Dusky

MarshaGlynn
Round RockTX
Shattered Pieces Of My Heart
www.iuniverse.com

JudithA.Goren, PhD
FranklinMI
Sharing The Journey
www.iuniverse.com

AmyGorman
BerkeleyCA
Aging Artfully
www.agingartfully.com

EverettL.Gracey
RenoNV
From Freight Trains to Airplanes
www.everettgracey.com

DariusGraham
Mount HollyNC
Being The Difference
www.amazon.com

IreneHoffmanGring
DoylestownPA
The Wind Coming Fair

GilbertaGuth
NovatoCA
The Fighter Pilot's Wife
www.amazon.com

GhulamHaider
NorthwoodUnited Kingdom
Roots Less Traversed

RobertGaryHaller
WilliamstownNJ
Life of a Bluenose
www.dorrancebookstore.com

E. M."Bud"Hamilton
El CajonCA
My Vietnam Journal: In the Rear with the Gear
www.trafford.com

PeggyHanna
SpringfieldOH
Patriotism, Peace, and Vietnam

NicoleLynnHannans
ColumbiaMD
Glori
www.amazon.com

DorothyEvaleeHardman
MarysvilleKS
Grandma's Ramblings
www.amazon.com

MichaelHarling
HorshamUnited Kingdom
Postcards from Across the Pond
www.lindenwald.com

JaymeHarris
ValricoFL
Dare, Dream, Discover
www.daredreamdiscover.com

BarbaraJ.Harvey
Las VegasNV
"Can You Praise Me Now?"
www.amazon.com

DianeAndersonHarvey, Ph. D.
Foster CityCA
Soul Surgery
www.authorhouse.com

ElizabethHawkins
Captiol HeightsMD
From Pigtails and Pinafores
www.iuniverse.com

LindaA.Haywood
WayneMI
Does God Really Hear Me When I Cry?

KatherineF. H.Heart
W MifflinPA
Tellings From Wound to Wellspring
www.outskirtspress.com

PatriciaA.Henisee
LongmontCO
After the Accident
www.amazon.com

CurtHills
OcalaFL
Hannah's Legalized Kidnapping
www.outskirtspress.com

EdwardHinz
MineolaNY
The USS Blessman and I

DonHochanadel Sr.
OlatheKS
Odyssey To Life

JackHolefelder
MediaPA
Passing The Torch
www.buybooksontheweb.com

KathleenHuddle
ElmiraNY
Mama With a Blue Face: A Memoir Marbleizing Motherhood and Art
www.authorhouse.com

KimmelinHull
BozemanMT
A Dozen Invisible Pieces and Other Confessions of Motherhood
www.coldtreepress.com/catalog/book/220

MaryHuntleyEdnaThayer
ElysianMN
A Mirthful Spirit
www.mirthfulspirit.com

CynthiaHurst
Vero BeachFL
Travels with Dick and Cindy

RodneyL.Hurst, Sr.
JacksonvilleFL
It was never about a hot dog and a Coke!
www.rodneyhurst.com

MaryH.Jakubowski
BlacksburgVA
Whispers From The Steppe

JohnJamison
Rancho MirageCA
Answer To Hell
www.amazon.com

ShireenJeeJeebhoy
TorontoONCanada
Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story
www.amazon.com

SusanA.Jennings
OttawaONCanada
Save Some For Me
www.savesomeforme.ca

JamesA.Jimason
Temple HillsMD
Dante's Destiny
www.amazon.com

JamesA.Jimason
Temple HillsMD
Chapter Two: The Winds of Change
www.amazon.com

DianeH.Johnson
East OrleansMA
Dreaming Inn Cape Cod

SandraKay, TTGP
PleasantonCA
Oh Pleasanton!
www.magtimeframes.com

JillKelly, Ph.D.
PortlandOR
SOBER TRUTHS: The Making of an Honest Woman
www.iuniverse.com

DorisM.King
AlexandriaMN
I Will Build Myself A Farm

ConstantineA.Klamborowski
El PasoTX
Vagabond Shoes
www.amazon.com

R.W.Klamm
IndependenceMO
Fly Like a Bumblebee
www.klammbooks.com

PeggyKoehlerKenKoehler
San MarcosCA
Our Legacy Of Love
www.amazon.com

AngelineKoh
SingaporeSingapore
How the Moken Sea Gypsies got their Book
www.moden.october8.net

SuzanneKopoulos
Downers GroveIL
Little Miss Smarty-Pants
http://www.coldtreepress.com

MikeKrecioch
LeicesterNC
Orphan's Asylum
www.barnesandnobel.com

KathrynKrull
Gulf BreezeFL
How Big Are The Pancakes?
www.trentsprints.com

AnatoleKurdsjuk
Fort MyersFL
The Long Walk Home

CarolBKuykendall
WimberleyTX
Past as Prologue

JudyLaddon
SpokaneWA
Sally

DarleneL'Archeveque
ConchraneABCanada
a world of good
www.aworldofgood.ca

MicheleL.Larson
MarshallMN
A Return To Grandpa's House

JamesV.Lee
RichardsonTX
Nine Years In The Saddle
www.saladopress.com

JohnF.Lee
RichardsonTX
Escape From Korea
www.saladopress.com

SavyaLee
Joshua TreeCA
The Sky Through The Hole In The Bone
www.amazon.com

PatriciaA.Lee
BartlettTN
Black Southern Belle
www.amazon.com

EthelLee-Miller
Lincoln ParkNJ
Thinking of Miller Place
www.barnesandnoble.com

MelLees
San Luis ObispoCA
A Bard on Broad Street

RuthM.Lester
WindsorONCanada
A Love Story - For My Children

AnnaLeung
Manassas ParkVA
Young Sisters
www.lulu.com

ThomasLile
ChattanoogaTN
The Journal of the Man
www.amazon.com

PatLingenfelter
TonawandaNY
For Raymond
www.amazon.com

C.K.Little
HixsonTN
Fabrics of Freedom: Ordinary Heroes
www.xlibris.com

DonalBlaiseLloyd
GermantownNY
Snake Mountain Trilogy

RobertLockeVeraLocke
GoerlitzSaxonyGermany
Discovering Vera
www.authorhouse.com

CherylLodico
FlushingNY
Robert Browning
www.rosedogbookstore.com

CharlesLux
PiketonOH
Looking Aft
www.xlibris.com

LoriMaliszewski
West LinnOR
Cance, a love story
www.lulu.com

NancyManahanBeckyBohan
MinneapolisMN
Living Consciously, Dying Gracefully: A Journey with Cancer and Beyond

L. Y.Marlow
BowieMD
Color Me Butterfly
www.colormebutterfly.com

MelanieL.Marshall
WashingtonDC
Ladybug
www.amazon.com

LillianMarton
TorontoONCanada
Funky Lily's Shorts
www.trafford.com

HorstMaurer
East GreenwichRI
The Ultimate Apprentices
www.lulu.com

T. J.McCann
ElkhornWI
Airmen's Holiday
www.buybooksontheweb.com

B. KennethMcGee
LouisburgNC
Eyes Shut Tight

JamesMcGee
Sun CityCA
A Branch Of A Tree
www.amazon.com

SandraMcIntosh
FortvilleIN
L. S. Dickey & The Valley Horsemen
www.asbmuseum.org/giftshop

BridgetMcKern
S HurstvilleNSWAustralia
Living The Journey
www.aampersanda.com

OllieMcNamara
La JollaCA
Fashion Diva

TheodoreMcNelly
Silver SpringMD
Witness to the Twentieth Century
www.xlibris.com

CliftonK.Meador, M.D.
NashvilleTN
Twentieth Century Men In Medicine
www.amazon.com

TennaMerchent, M.H.
NoblesvilleIN
He's Not Autistic, But …
www.bookmasters.com

AlmutMetzroth
StuartFL
Thorns and Roses
www.fictionpublishinginc.com

DoloresMMiller
New HopePA
Rising Above The Beauty of Life
www.beautifulwarrior.com

WendyMiyake
MililaniHI
the bodhisattva club
www.lotusmooninlove.com

EverettJ.Mohatt
AuburnCA
Beyond Ceilings
www.counterbalancebooks.com

EverettJ.Mohatt
AuburnCA
Ceilings
www.counterbalancebooks.com

LindaA.Mohr
West Palm BeachFL
Tatianna
www.lindamohr.net

HeleneMoore
HendersonNV
Behind the Mask

RozettaMowery
AthensTN
Tragedy in Tin Can Holler
www.tragedyintincanholler.com

JaniceFloodNichols
LockportNY
Twin Voices
www.amazon.com

BessRheaNorwood
SchulenburgTX
Texas Tall

BernardP.O'Brien
Mount DoraFL
There is a God!
www.advbookstore.com

JackOsborne
San JoseCA
Makers of Mischief
www.makersofmischief.com

AskinOzcan
HandenSweden
Stockholm Stories

IrenePappas
Los AngelesCA
Hrisanthi's Legacy
www.xlibris.com

ValerieN.Parker
Fort LauderdaleFL
From the Soul of a Woman

MarthaFrenchPattersonSallyPattersonTubach
OrindaCA
It Isn't A Bus
www.motorhomepioneers.com

StevieJoePayne
BartlesvilleOK
Pawhuska Kid's Stuff

JudithPearson
CookMN
Plaintiff Blues
www.plaintiffblues.com

CarynPederson
OrlandoFL
Batik

WalterC.Perry
MilwaukeeWI
Life's Peculiar Journey
walter@splace.com

InaPogainis
Stevens PointWI
An Abundance Of Blessings
www.amazon.com

J.A.Pollard
WinslowME
Mother Never Told Me (for Mothers Only)

DonnaJeanPomeroy
Rapid RiverMI
If Mama Were Here
www.donnajeanbooks.com

DonnaJeanPomeroy
Rapid RiverMI
Faded Genes

CarlL.Poston Jr.
FlorenceSC
The Village I Remember

JamesC.Potter
SalemVA
When We Was Fab

WilliamD.Potts
HoustonTX
Heritage Of Faith

DorothyRaye
AtwaterCA
FORTY YEARS in the wilderness - FAHM'S JOURNEY
www.amazon.com

GloryRead
CliftonNJ
Everything Will Be Alright

AliceRene
Woodland HillsCA
Becoming Alice

rosemaryrevell
Pollock PinesCA
remembering rosemary
www.iuniverse.com

M.Reyes
New YorkNY
Crooked Friends
www.cyberoption.com

M.Reyes
New YorkNY
Temporary Man-I'm No Expert, I'll Just Write A Book On It
www.cyberoption.com

BarbaraRichard
SequimWA
Walking Wounded

NicholasDanRichie
Delray BeachFL
The Plane to Lisbon: A Travel Memoir
www.inkwaterbooks.com

BobRiel
TucsonAZ
Two Laps Around the World
www.bobriel.com

RoyCRitter III
NapaCA
Letters to Janie Lewis
www.iuniverse.com

AndrewJ.Rodriguez
GoldenCO
Adios, HAVANA
www.amazon.com

PaulRooy
Daytona BeachFL
The Skymaster and the Piranhas
www.paulsrooy.com

Charlie"Doc"Rose
TucsonAZ
Corpsman Up!
www.amazon.com

PatchRose
Truth Or ConsequencesNM
One Year to Live?
www.booklocker.com

RaymondS.Ross, Ph.D.
Traverse CityMI
When Your Number's Up

GabrielRoy
Whispering PinesNC
Steve
www.mystopsmokingbook.com

PhilipJ.Sawyer
Saint LouisMO
Grandpa Phil

JosephEScalia
FarmingdaleNY
Brooklyn Family Scenes

MathildeApeltSchmidt
HaywardCA
My Life on Two Continents
www.amazon.com

LynnScott
Forest KnollsCA
A Joyful Encounter

BillSeaton
San DiegoCA
My Seven Years in Captivity
www.billseaton.com

ZakiaShabazz
RichmondVA
a Child is a Teriible Thing to Waste
www.upal.org

LindaApplemanShapiro
White PlainsNY
Four Rooms, Upstairs

JaneShoemakerJoelShoemaker
Mount MorrisIL
Joel's Journey

ChastineE.Shumway
HigdenAR
The Unforgettables

DeborahSlappey Pitts
ColumbusGA
Shadow Living
www.dslappypitts.com

DonaldBSparrow
EasthamMA
And They Paid Me Too

DarrelWStaat
LynchburgVA
Tinsmith by Trade & Final Concert

EdwinStalzer
KeswickVA
Life's Journey of a Refugee
www.amazon.com

NancyStampahar
PittsburghPA
Peace Love and Lemonade
www.peaceloveandlemonade.com

D CStanfa
CincinnatiOH
The art of Table dancing
www.amazon.com

EdStarkey
DoverPA
Marilyn's Story

RichardKennethStearns
AllynWA
My River - A Memoir
www.booksurge.com

LaurelColemanSteinhice
NashvilleTN
Marion
www.westview.com

RandySteinman
KitchenerONCanada
Crowded Maze
www.crowdedmaze.com

E. M.Stoddard
RiversideCT
Mom's The Word
www.amazon.com

TinaSusedik
HaywardWI
Ruff Stuff
www.tinasusedik.com

MaryTaylor
Lino LakesMN
Deception to the Nth Degree
www.lulu.com

AndyZamarripaTheisen
UvaldeTX
Voices In My Head

JoAnneTobiasMitchTobias
OaklandCA
Four Seasons of Dorian
www.blurb.com

PhilipTodd
AnchorageAK
Oh No! We're Gonna Die
www.alaskabooksandcalendars.com

MarieTofipt
GainesvilleTX
Depression Inhabits Me
www.outskirtspress.com

SallyToole
NorcrossGA
The Best Gift I Never Opened
www.sallytoole.com

BarbaraCarlsonTravaglini
DowningtownPA
Gunard Oscar Carlson "The Blacksmith Entrepreneur"

VerdunTrione
AtlantaGA
Memories of a Rural Country Shrink

RonnieGaleTurbane
OceansideNY
As I See It Part I - Part II
www.turbanecaompany.com

RonnieGaleTurbane
OceansideNY
My Secret Life As A Priestess
www.turbanecaompany.com

UrsulaTurner
CoffeyvilleKS
Sirens

LindaBearerTuttle
Santa MariaCA
I Be Happy

JudyK.Underwood, Ph.D.
Fort CollinsCO
Dying
www.passingpeacefully.com

DennisUpper
WinchesterMA
Long Story Short
www.iuniverse.com

Ray (Doc)Usry, EdD
BremertonWA
Adam's Apple
www.amazon.com

JosinaM.van der Maas
Pound RidgeNY
Pappa's Papers
www.xlibris.com

DavidVolk
Sioux FallsSD
Draftee
www.amazon.com

JeffreyVon Glahn, Ph.D.
YpsilantiMI
Jessica

JeanJonesWall
StathamGA
I Can Stand By A Rose

LouiseCookWalsh
MontgomeryTX
The Ties That Bind

CourtneyAWalsh
WoonsocketRI
Lipstick and Thongs in the Loony Bin
www.lulu.com

RichardJ.Ward
South DartmouthMA
The Fragrance of Heliotrope
www.amazon.com

DonaldWarner
OrlandoFL
Resurrection
www.outskirtspress.com

CourtneyD.Watt
MesaAZ
The Journey That Led Me To Jesus Christ
www.xlibris.com

LukeS.Webster
BrantinghamNY
The Dust of Man
www.lulu.com

RuthLanceWesterJuneProctor
DenisonTX
Ropin' the Dream
www.ruthlancewester.com

L. B.White
PlacervilleCA
Tales of a Zany Mystic
www.amazon.com

TomWicevich
RidgwayCO
"I'll Never Be A Teacher"
www.barnesandnoble.com

EdnaMWilkinson
NapaneeONTCanada
A Different Drummer
www.amazon.com

SharonLeeWilling
TucsonAZ
No One to Cry To
www.sharonwilling.com

D. M.Wilmes
Dardenne PrairieMO
Seven Days of Hospice

DuaneWiltse
BozemanMT
Gittin' Western

TrudyLeeWright
Fort BraggNC
Revelation Of The Eagles
www.bowerbios.com

JamesT.Young
PatchogueNY
Could You Pick Up These, Please?

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Mistakes Writers Make: Not Using Your Spare 15 Minutes

Mistakes Writers Make: Not Using Your Spare 15 Minutes

The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake writers make is not using your spare 15 minutes.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Visitor

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Unexpected Visitor

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, invite an unexpected visitor into your story.

7 Tips for Writing a Near Future Dystopian Novel

7 Tips for Writing a Near-Future Dystopian Novel

In this article, debut author Christina Sweeney-Baird explains how writers can expertly craft a near-future dystopian novel.

Pam Jenoff: On Writing About Isolation While Isolated

Pam Jenoff: On Writing About Isolation While Isolated

Bestselling author Pam Jenoff shares how she explored themes of isolation in her latest novel, The Woman with the Blue Star, while writing during the 2020 pandemic lockdown.

8 Ways to Add Suspense to your Novel

8 Ways to Add Suspense to your Novel

Authors Mark and Connor Sullivan are no strangers to utilizing suspense in their novels. Here, they share their top 8 tips for writers to do the same.

Lynn Painter: On Rom-Coms and Escapism

Lynn Painter: On Rom-Coms and Escapism

Author Lynn Painter discusses the strengths of the romantic comedy genre and how she utilized them in her novel Better than the Movies.

On Mining Humor From Family Dynamics in Your Writing

On Mining Humor From Family Dynamics in Your Writing

Humor often stems from things that are not humorous. Can you mine your family's dynamics for inspiration? Author Jesse Q. Sutanto believes you can, and gives you her top 3 tips for doing so.

Poetry Prompt

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 563

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write an after poem.

How to Inhabit the Character You Write About

How to Inhabit the Character You Write About

One key to engaging your reader is to give them a character they love to read about. Author Diana Souhami gives her top tips for making this happen.