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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?