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|The Last Man in Vietnam (revised): Chapter 31 by Robert Goswitz, Dec 3, 2013|
|Redemption at Tahoe: Chapter 12 by J C FIELD, Dec 3, 2013|
|ICE CREAM MAN: Chapter 14 by m w mccoy, Dec 3, 2013|
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Member Spotlight Interview
Edward Aubry (Sherman_Bierce) on TheNextBigWriter is a long-time member whose work has fused elements of science fiction, fantasy, and horror into entertaining and original fiction. His first novel, Static Mayhem, reached #1 on the site’s All Time rankings and won the 2008 Strongest Start Novel Competition. He is now fast at work at his third novel, Unhappenings, which is being workshopped on the site and recently made round two of Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Contest.
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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.
Published Books by TheNextBigWriter Members
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, 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, 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 (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, 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.
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