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Novels
Over My Dead Body: Chapter 61 by James R. Callan, Oct 1, 2014
Light of Cymru: Chapter 33 by Ceridwen, Oct 1, 2014
The Cardinal's Obsession: Chapter 1 by Blue Dolphin, Oct 1, 2014
Fall of the Guardians (Book Two of the Spirit Mage Saga): Chapter 3 by Judy Goodwin, Oct 1, 2014
The Pendragon Book III: Son of the Mighty Alder: Chapter 5 by Rebecca Vaughn, Oct 1, 2014
Coffin Fit (The Grateful Undead, volume 4): Chapter 7 by Susan Stec, Oct 1, 2014
The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: Chapter 16 by j p lundstrom, Oct 1, 2014
The Sorcerer's Progress, Book 1: Children and Beasts: Chapter 58 by njc, Oct 1, 2014
Book of Genesis: A Novel: Chapter 5 by GPyrenees, Sep 30, 2014
The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree: Chapter 15 by j p lundstrom, Sep 30, 2014
The Pendragon Book III: Son of the Mighty Alder: Chapter 4 by Rebecca Vaughn, Sep 30, 2014
The Legend of Draconis, Book II-Spirits' Desire: Daconis Calls the Heart: Chapter 45 by Janet Taylor-Perry, Sep 29, 2014
Sister Margaret's One Big Lie: Chapter 11 by linda lee, Sep 29, 2014
Over My Dead Body: Chapter 60 by James R. Callan, Sep 29, 2014
The Pendragon Book III: Son of the Mighty Alder: Chapter 3 by Rebecca Vaughn, Sep 29, 2014
Poetry
Complacency (Unearthing) by Ethereal Angel, Oct 1, 2014
Carnivoricide...Again by Odin Roark, Oct 1, 2014
THE RAINSEEKERS (1st poem in Inheritance chapbook) by Wilma Bailey, Oct 1, 2014
The Perfect Wave by Nathan B. Childs, Sep 29, 2014
WILD TURKEY MOON by mikejackson1127, Sep 28, 2014
Saints of Evil (Companion piece to " To Not Wake You") by Odin Roark, Sep 27, 2014
To Not Wake You... by Odin Roark, Sep 27, 2014
A Minute of Seasons by JudyS781, Sep 26, 2014
SO HIGH! by mikejackson1127, Sep 26, 2014
Words Finding Identity by Odin Roark, Sep 24, 2014
BLUE COLLAR by mikejackson1127, Sep 22, 2014
Writers We Of Different Need by Odin Roark, Sep 21, 2014
Our Colorless Palette by Odin Roark, Sep 20, 2014
SECOND WIFE (Inheritance chapbook poem) by Wilma Bailey, Sep 19, 2014
COME FLY WITH ME by mikejackson1127, Sep 16, 2014
Short Stories
Insomniac's Blog #three 10/1/14 Bear Update: #GoneDog by dagnee, Oct 1, 2014
Bible Talk by Sheriff Norm, Sep 29, 2014
Basil and the Tomato, Part 4 by j p lundstrom, Sep 28, 2014
Basil and the Tomato, Part 3 by j p lundstrom, Sep 28, 2014
Basil and the Tomato, Part 2 by j p lundstrom, Sep 27, 2014
Basil and the Tomato, Part 1 by j p lundstrom, Sep 27, 2014
Silver Bullet by quasar, Sep 26, 2014
The Great God Pan (Novella Review) by tallow, Sep 25, 2014
side thoughts from the first transcendation of time by Sheriff Norm, Sep 25, 2014
THE ARM by rlvs, Sep 25, 2014
Meadowlark Nursing Home Spring Dance by Nathan B. Childs, Sep 24, 2014
HONEY TRUCK by mikejackson1127, Sep 24, 2014
Spirits of the Land by NikkiWolf, Sep 21, 2014
La Senora Chazaro (A Ghost Story) by j p lundstrom, Sep 21, 2014
Gro(ss)cery Store by quasar, Sep 19, 2014


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$200 in Prizes for Crafting Five Lines of Perfect Pet Poetry

Five Lines Pet Poetry Competition

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Member Spotlight Interview

Terry McDonald, Hard Road

Terry McDonald has written and published eight books, the most popular of which, Hard Road reached the Top 1,000 on Amazon. Many of his books were written in a tent, using a generator to power his laptop. Handy with tools and knife, Terry has created a series of books hugely popular amongst the "prepper" community.

 

 


theNextBigwriter Rankings

Novel Rankings as of: 01:28 AM, 10/01/14

1. FULL BLOWN ADDICTIONS by vsworld

2. A Gypsy Among Gypsies by Nathan B. Childs

3. The Guardians: Witch Child by LouLou S

4. The Poppy Field: A Tale of Seduction by The Coffee Lady

5. This Time You Lose by Chris Stralyn

6. Good at Dying by Memphis Trace

7. The Sincerest Form of Flattery by jack the knife

8. Dead Girls Never Shut Up by Susan Stec

9. Reconstruction Days by Nathan B. Childs

10. Executive Samurai by Dur Shacho

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The Cloud

The Cloud

In August 2013, the sun disappears over Las Vegas.

WorldMaker Media and iPOV Books proudly present The Cloud, a book of short stories by members of TheNextBigWriter. The book centers around a dark, ominous cloud that moves over Las Vegas and doesn't leave.

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Published Books by TheNextBigWriter Members

Static Mayhem

Static Mayhem , by Edward Aubry(Sherman_Bierce). On My 25th, nearly everyone in the world disappears. Winner of the 2008 Strongest Start Novel Competition.


The Coffee Diary

The Coffee Diary, by Caroline Kellems (The Coffee Lady). Two years after her father's brutal murder, Veronica returns to Guatemala to decide whether to sell her family's coffee farm.


Alzheimer Diary: A Wife's Journal

Alzheimer Diary: A Wife's Journal, by Michelle Montgomery (mishmont). "The doctor tells me I have Alzheimer's." The truth of my husband's words shook our world. This is my diary written for a time during the ten years of his spiral into another space.


What Scottland Taught Me by Molly Ringle

What Scottland Taught Me by Molly Ringle (lemonye) Fresh out of high school, Eva Sonneborn is headed to Scotland with her best friends. But when Eva meets Gil, a local bartender, she figures a little innocent flirting won't hurt her relationship with Tony, her ever-faithful boyfriend back home.


Fallen

Fallen, by Ann Simko (Annie). Dr Dakota Thomas isn’t prepared for the gunshot victim that rolled through his emergency room doors. Winner of the 2007 Strongest Start Novel Competition.


My Writing Life

My Writing Life is comprised of ten winning stories from members of TheNextBigWriter. Across the world, millions of people write every day. Why do they do it?


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