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Thomas J. Thorson: "Write for yourself, never for others. And ignore the advice of other authors, including me."

World history is replete with instances in which a critically important event would not have occurred but for the intervention of fortune.  Was the very existence of Christianity saved first by the appearance of a meteor and later by the alcohol-induced death of a distant leader?
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Author D. V. Mulligan: "Write what you love, put forth the most professional product you can, and have fun.

WHAT SHE INHERITS is about two women, Angela and Casey, who are struggling to come to terms with their mothers’ deaths and to make sense of all they’ve inherited from their mothers, from genetics to attitudes to money trouble.
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Carrie Glenn talks about her book "Clever Cybèle, The Story of an Apricot"

A luscious apricot, fallen from her tree, avoids being eaten or covered in slime by a group of snails who discover her in the tall grass.
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Advice from author Penny Carlile: "Write a good story that is easy for the reader to follow and then edit, edit, edit."

A quiet East Texas town is truck by a terrible crime after a beautiful twenty-five-year-old widow moves into the vacant house on Rusk Street.
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Deb Pines on BESIDE STILL WATERS: A CHAUTAUQUA MURDER MYSTERY

Mimi Goldman is back—on a missing-persons case that’s the third page-turning Chautauqua murder mystery novel from award-winning New York Post headline writer Deb Pines.
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Ivan Obolensky on the best part of being an indie: "I write what I write, about what I want to write about."

Spun with suspense and realistic magic, "Eye of the Moon" is a brisk tale that will keep you reading late into the night.
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S. Khubiar: "...grownups still have imaginary friends that we play with in our backyards. Those backyards are fiction." 

A retired American-Israeli assassin, Shahla, quit wet work because she struggled with her conscience. 
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Author Roy Russell's Advice to fellow indies: "Find a good editor who will make your words shine."

"Known Shippable" is a sci-fi action comedy about an entry level tester discovering the world he lives in is a simulation. 
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Author David Ellis: "I think everyone should write a book about something they love."

This book is about recognizing that, as Thoreau said, "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation."
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Author Corbie Mitleid: "Words, as I often say, are my “drug of choice.”

"Clean Out Your LifeCloset" is a book that believes you have your own answers – that it's the core of who you are that lets you unlock who you want to be.
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Author I. David Rosenstein on "Electrifying America: From Thomas Edison to Climate Change" 

The book uses a reader-friendly storytelling approach to describe the evolution of electric service in America starting with Edison’s discovery of the light bulb and continuing through today’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions from fossil-fueled generation plants.
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Ronald S. Barak: "I was inspired to write this story because of our modern day dysfunctional government."

“We have your granddaughter. Here’s what you need to do.”So begins a text message forcing a supreme court justice to decide whether saving the course of our nation is worth his granddaughter’s life.
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Wahabah Hadia Al Mu'id on "Final Seasons: A Lovecraftian Quartet"

"Final Seasons" is a brief collection of Lovecraftian inspired weird, horror short stories that intent to transform the possibilities of Lovecraftian themes and memes.
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Ivan Figueroa on "Spirituality 103, The Forgiveness Code: Finding The Light In Our Shadows"

A battle between the light of your knowledge and the shadows of your ignorance is happening as you read this cover. Your warrior of light is receiving wounds that cause your life's suffering.
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John Dennehy on ILLEGAL: a true story of love, revolution and crossing borders

ILLEGAL has drug smugglers, burning road blockades and violent heartbreak but it's also about identity, nationalism and the limits of idealism.
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Frank Marcopolos on his book EAGLES AND HAWKS AND ALSO PEOPLE AS WELL

A Christian college baseball star is on track for greatness—a promising career, an attractive girlfriend carrying his baby, and endorsements lined up for miles. But when a long-held secret is revealed about his idolized, late father—shaking the very foundation of his faith—how will he prevent his life from going completely off the rails? 

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JP Doyle's advice to other Indies: Get an experienced editor.

Alex Trent discovers that his newly-discovered power to heal people comes at a horrible cost to himself and the people around him. He must find a way to get rid of The Healer’s Curse before it kills him.
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LE Flinders: "Indie is the intrigue of underground art shows, dive bar performance venues + cult classic films. It is freedom from traditional publishing constraints."

 A troubled 28-year-old waitress struggles to choose between an honest reality and the deceptive comfort of familiarity following a catastrophic technology and infrastructure collapse.
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Jack McDaniel on AGENTS OF HOPE

Survivors of Pan21—who didn’t report to one of the camps—are being hunted by a ruthless group of Texas Rangers throughout the Republic
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Eirik Moe Dahll-Larssøn on the best part of being indie: "...the freedom to do exactly what I want with my fiction."

RENTED SOULS is about an ordinary (maybe too ordinary) man named Dwarf, who gets involved with an agency that fights off threats from the supernatural realm known as the Ether.