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Recently posted/Reposted Writing
|Over My Dead Body: Chapter 46 by James R. Callan, Aug 19, 2014|
|MISGUIDED TRUST (working title): Chapter 4 by crazeesharon, Aug 19, 2014|
|Stealing Christmas: Chapter 9 by GrayWitch, Aug 19, 2014|
|The Pendragon Book II: Son of the Enduring Oak: Chapter 21 by Rebecca Vaughn, Aug 19, 2014|
|Black Pony Adventures, collection of short stories: Chapter 8 by MrsPiddles, Aug 19, 2014|
|Stealing Christmas: Chapter 8 by GrayWitch, Aug 19, 2014|
|Aloha Spirit: Chapter 3 by Ann Walters, Aug 19, 2014|
|Sister Margaret's One Big Lie: Chapter 4 by linda lee, Aug 18, 2014|
|First Transcendation of Time rewrite: Chapter 48 by Sheriff Norm, Aug 18, 2014|
|Beyond Paradise: Chapter 39 by denisef, Aug 17, 2014|
|Liam's Quest: Chapter 24 by lucyinthesky, Aug 17, 2014|
|The Self-Destruction of Mrs Blue: Chapter 24 by KHippolite, Aug 17, 2014|
|Broken (The Raiford Chronicles #3): Chapter 16 by Janet Taylor-Perry, Aug 17, 2014|
|MISGUIDED TRUST (working title): Chapter 3 by crazeesharon, Aug 17, 2014|
|Stealing Christmas: Chapter 7 by GrayWitch, Aug 17, 2014|
|His Game Of Chess by mikejackson1127, Aug 18, 2014|
|Seamless Breath by Odin Roark, Aug 17, 2014|
|Formula-Happiness by Odin Roark, Aug 16, 2014|
|Home of Homes by Odin Roark, Aug 16, 2014|
|DUST LIGHTLY by Wilma Bailey, Aug 15, 2014|
|Today's Whispered Blink by Odin Roark, Aug 14, 2014|
|Save a Place by TirzahLaughs, Aug 13, 2014|
|Sunless Flowers Never Open (revisited...reluctantly) by Odin Roark, Aug 13, 2014|
|The Fisher King (Poem) by TirzahLaughs, Aug 12, 2014|
|Creation's Dance Card (a dedication) by Odin Roark, Aug 11, 2014|
|THE SMOKING JACKET by rlvs, Aug 10, 2014|
|Fleas by tallow, Aug 9, 2014|
|The Itch by Odin Roark, Aug 8, 2014|
|Just A Matter Of Time by Odin Roark, Aug 7, 2014|
|Red Nosed Circus by Odin Roark, Aug 3, 2014|
|Take Me. I'm Free. by Odin Roark, Aug 20, 2014|
|The Sun Road by warren burrows, Aug 17, 2014|
|Insomniac's Blog #three 8/17/14 When It Rains It Pours... by dagnee, Aug 17, 2014|
|HE WANTS YOU! by mikejackson1127, Aug 15, 2014|
|Mara and Ingrid (Part 1) (Revised) by Michelle8, Aug 14, 2014|
|Mara and Ingrid (Part 2) (Revised and very, very short) by Michelle8, Aug 14, 2014|
|Robin W. Joins the Others by mswriter, Aug 13, 2014|
|Beer Neck Flower (Short story version) by Odin Roark, Aug 12, 2014|
|Speaking Of Death by mikejackson1127, Aug 10, 2014|
|Lessons by Odin Roark, Aug 9, 2014|
|A BOY'S BEST FRIEND by rlvs, Aug 9, 2014|
|MOVIE REVIEW (kind of) by John Hamler, Aug 9, 2014|
|A Remembered Day by Erndog, Aug 8, 2014|
|Jack (A short story) by warren burrows, Aug 8, 2014|
|Just a Little Chicken Soup by j p lundstrom, Aug 7, 2014|
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Member Spotlight Interview
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.
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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.
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?