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 Scott Coffman  has been published in the Best Mom Ever!  edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul.  "Step by StepMom appears on page 246.  You can purchase a copy by clicking on the book cover to the left or pick it up at your local bookstore.  Congratulations Scott! 

 Scott Coffman  has also been published in The Cat Really Did That?  edition of Chicken Soup for the Soul.  "Oliver Twist, the Original Grumpy Cat" appears on page 63.  You can purchase a copy by clicking on the book cover to the left or pick it up at your local bookstore.  Congratulations again Scott!  

D.L. Dennis has been successful in selling several of his books, including The Witwer Files:

In the early 1900s, in a small Midwestern village, local townsfolk were terrorized by uncontrolled violence. A set of unusual circumstances brought Charlie Witwer and his three brothers to the village to make the streets safe. The Witwer Files is a story inspired by actual events and tells how the lives of those involved were forever changed by the events that took place in two short years. It takes the reader through the struggles of the Witwer family to make a new life in a community divided against itself by an event that almost destroyed the lives of three generations a trial for murder.

You can learn more about D.L. Dennis' other books by clicking on the book icons to the left or by visiting .   

Congratulations D.L. on your continued success!

Joseph Bell  is wrapping up edits and working with beta readers before publishing his book The Last Gladiator:

High school band member Penny Hooper plays a mean saxophone, and more than anything she wants a music scholarship so she can go to New York and finally get away from her crazy family. The last thing she wants is to fall for the mysterious stranger she saved from drowning in the lake.  Especially after she finds out he thinks Marcus Aurelius is still the Emperor of Rome. But against all common sense, Penny finds something in this stranger that stirs her like never before. But just as their love begins to flower, the new dictator in Italy forces them apart and they must fight across deserts and oceans and mountains to find each other again, only to discover they must pay a terrible price to defeat the man who would be Caesar.

To learn more about The Last Gladiator, click on this graphic:

Roll Call!

Hi everyone! My name is Jessica Rubinkowski and I write YA dark fantasy. After years of querying, I am now represented by Sarah Landis at Sterling Lord Literistic. We are currently revising my manuscript in order to go on submission!

Amy here! I'm still working on my poetry project.  I just finished reading The War of Art by Stevhen Pressfield and highly recommend it to any writers searching for their muse !

Terri Borkgren has co-authored Murder at Whispering Key: 

Chloe Hope and Shannon Trevor, sisters, dedicate themselves to one mission: finding the killer of their old friend, Brent Mathews. Not only has he been killed, but the priceless relic he was entrusted with has vanished. It's up to Chloe and Shannon to solve this double mystery -and not get killed along the way. 

You can purchase this title by clicking on the book icon to the left.

Please join Terri at her
Facebook page for updates about her writing projects and daily encouragement for your own writing pursuits.  Congratulations on your success Terri! 

Megan Sharma has published a preview of her upcoming bookWhen Medicine Meets Holy Matrimony: 

Megan Sharma is a surgeon's wife. During her husband's seven years of post-medical school training, while he tackled the dirty work of putting broken faces back together and painstakingly peeling cancer from his patients' jugular veins, she became his sugar mama and helped pave his path to glory.  Using humor, reflection, keen observation and journalistic research, When Medicine Meets Holy Matrimony: A Surgeon’s Wife Tells It Like It Is peels back the surgical mask to reveal the human being underneath. From the 10 commandments for pleasing superiors to the conundrum of the 80-hour workweek to wearing two different shoes to work, Sharma delves into the world of modern medicine as experienced by physician trainees and their loved ones.   When medicine meets holy matrimony, anything can happen…

You can read the preview by clicking the book icon to the left.  You can also visit Megan's website to link to here Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.  You can also read her blog
here.   Megan also has several articles published on writing, medicine and family. 

Congratulations Megan on your continued success!

When all else fails, write what your heart tells you. You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.”
– Mark Twain