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Novels
Dictates of Faith: Chapter 4 by amy s, Sep 22, 2014
The Last Grimoire: Chapter 2 by Linkun Chen, Sep 21, 2014
Broken (The Raiford Chronicles #3): Chapter 39 by Janet Taylor-Perry, Sep 21, 2014
Broken (The Raiford Chronicles #3): Chapter 38 by Janet Taylor-Perry, Sep 21, 2014
Josepha; A Dull Life: Chapter 5 by Genevieve Fosa, Sep 21, 2014
The Pendragon Book II: Son of the Enduring Oak: Chapter 39 by Rebecca Vaughn, Sep 21, 2014
Spirit of the Turtle: Chapter 3 by Michelle8, Sep 21, 2014
Spirit of the Turtle: Chapter 2 by Michelle8, Sep 21, 2014
Spirit of the Turtle: Chapter 1 by Michelle8, Sep 21, 2014
SALT LIFE: Chapter 16 by Nathan B. Childs, Sep 21, 2014
Northern Skies (most likely): Chapter 2 by janet reid, Sep 21, 2014
Beyond Paradise: Chapter 44 by denisef, Sep 20, 2014
Broken (The Raiford Chronicles #3): Chapter 37 by Janet Taylor-Perry, Sep 20, 2014
The Pendragon Book II: Son of the Enduring Oak: Chapter 38 by Rebecca Vaughn, Sep 20, 2014
MISGUIDED TRUST: Chapter 12 by crazeesharon, Sep 20, 2014
Poetry
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
LEAVINGS (Inheritance chapbook poem) by Wilma Bailey, Sep 16, 2014
HOPING IN THE FACE OF HARD TIMES by mikejackson1127, Sep 16, 2014
Redemption Unearthed by BukowskisMuse, Sep 15, 2014
Mind Rape Revisited by Odin Roark, Sep 13, 2014
Something About Winds by mikejackson1127, Sep 11, 2014
Trial of a Teardrop Revisited by Odin Roark, Sep 11, 2014
Beyond Touch by Odin Roark, Sep 11, 2014
WRITING WITHOUT SIGHT by mikejackson1127, Sep 11, 2014
IN THE HALL OF THE MANIC-KY by mikejackson1127, Sep 10, 2014
OH, ME! by mikejackson1127, Sep 8, 2014
Short Stories
Spirits of the Land by NikkiWolf, Sep 21, 2014
La Senora Chazaro (A Ghost Story) by j p lundstrom, Sep 21, 2014
Insomniac's Blog #three 9/20/14 Reviewer's Feedback To Author's Response: John Hamler by dagnee, Sep 20, 2014
Gro(ss)cery Store by quasar, Sep 19, 2014
Like Mother, Like Daughter by amy s, Sep 18, 2014
THE DANCING CHIHUAHUA (Part One) by rlvs, Sep 17, 2014
A Broken Child by amy s, Sep 16, 2014
BEARING DARKNESS by mikejackson1127, Sep 16, 2014
A Summer Rain by amy s, Sep 14, 2014
MISSING: REWARD by skeptikoi, Sep 13, 2014
Good old TSA by Gamms, Sep 11, 2014
Return to Sarajevo by Dill Carver, Sep 11, 2014
The Final Wait by Odin Roark, Sep 7, 2014
MANY FLAVORS! by mikejackson1127, Sep 1, 2014
Unaccountably Redacted by Susan Stec, Aug 30, 2014


Top Reviewers

1. flowing pencil

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3. Nathan B. Childs

4. brosna11

5. Odin Roark

6. JHawk

7. dagnee

8. Cadfael

9. Susan Stec

10. Ann Everett

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

Five Lines Pet Poetry Competition

Dogs, cats, birds, iguanas, hamsters - give us a five line poem about a pet and you could win!

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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: 01:29 AM, 09/22/14

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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