Guest post: lesson 1 by David Kummer

Mystery Thriller Week

Welcome to this lesson of David Kummer’s writing course. That’s me, by the way. If you have any questions, comments, concerns, success stories, or just something fun to say, email me at I’d love to talk about anything and everything, especially if that everything has to do with books, basketball, or Chinese food. I am a teenager, after all. So that’s that! Head on down and read what might be the best writing course of your life, but also might be the worst 😉 You won’t know until you try!

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Who’s That Indie Author? Sojourner McConnell

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Author name:  Sojourner McConnell

Genre:  Fiction

BookThe Path of the Child

Bio:  Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Sojourner McConnell continued to live in Pleasant Grove while raising her three children. In 2000, she moved to Phoenix, Arizona. She thrived in Phoenix, finding creativity. Now she lives in Winchester, Kentucky with one of her daughters and three of her thirteen grandchildren. She has six grandchildren in Alabama and four in Michigan.

The Path of the Child is Sojourner’s first book. While writing her second book, The Shepherds of Donaldson Park, she was a contributor to the anthology, 31 Days of October.

Sojourner is currently working on two children’s books due out during the latter part of 2017.    

Favorite thing about being a writer: Freeing the characters that are busy sharing their story with me.

Biggest challenge as an indie author:…

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Magical and Mysterious Cenotes by A.K Smith

Danger, beauty, exotic, the scene of an exciting and well-written book called A Deep Thing by A. K. Smith. Learn about these amazing works of nature.

Mystery Thriller Week

Magical and Mysterious Cenotes

What is a cenote?

First things first, let’s learn how to pronounce it correctly. The word Cenote is pronounced “say-no-tay.” It is not pronounced “see-note.” It is a flowing three syllable word, much like the wonder of nature it describes.

Okay now that we know how to pronounce it, do you know what a cenote is?

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New Release: Book Review: Enemy Fire by Rose Johnson

Enemy FireEnemy Fire by Rose Johnson


  • Print Length: 442 pages
  • Publication Date: March 15, 2017
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N7PWL5L


My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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Book Review: Open When: Letters to Lift Your Spirits by Karen Salmansohn

Open When: Letters to Lift Your SpiritsOpen When: Letters to Lift Your Spirits by Karen Salmansohn

    • Paperback: 24 pages
    • Publisher: Ten Speed Press (March 7, 2017)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 1607749645
    • ISBN-13: 978-1607749646

My Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ 

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Stalker by P. J. Lazos

PJ Lazos hits a home run with her short story Stalker. PJ is a thriller writer that takes you into the moment with a stalker. Powerful and amazing story.

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It is not as you believe, my Angel. I am not a bad man.  You may think it odd that we have never spoken.  I stand within ten feet of you, my Love, and the words falter, trapped in my throat.  I wait for you on the platform this morning and when I don’t see you I begin my search.  I spy you in the last car, walking to your seat.  You prefer the solitude of the quiet car.  I get that.

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The Horizontal Coffeemaker

When I am sleepy, as seldom as that is, I have a struggle.  Once I lay on my left side, my right brain becomes as fluid as coffee.  A stream of thoughts images and plots pour into the carafe that must be residing in my left brain.  The horizontal coffeemaker once again stirs me out of bed where I write down the stream of consciousness before it cools.