Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Dan O'Brien. Novelist. Editor. Consultant.
Category: Science Fiction. Fantasy. Horror. Non-fiction.
A psychologist, author, philosopher, freelance editor, and skeptic, Dan O’Brien has published several novels and currently has many in print, including: The End of the World Playlist, Bitten, The Journey, The Ocean and the Hourglass, The Portent, The Path of the Fallen, Book of Seth, and Cerulean Dreams. Follow him on Twitter (@AuthorDanOBrien) or visit his blog at http://thedanobrienproject.blogspot.com. He also works as an editor at Empirical, a national magazine with a strong West Coast vibe. Find out more about the magazine at www.empiricalmagazine.com.
Micki Peluso, Writer, journalist and author of . . . And the Whippoorwill Sang
Categories: Non-fiction, poetry, journalism, multi-genre short fiction and non-fiction, biography and memoir
Micki Peluso began writing as a catharsis for grief over the loss of her teenage daughter to a DWI vehicular homicide. This led to a career as a journalist--staff writer at one award-winning newspaper and slice of life humorist at her daily newspaper. She has published short stories and articles, and won contests and awards in various print magazines, newspapers and e-zines.She reviews books for two noted book review on-line sites and freelances book reviews. Micki is currently compiling a collection of her work in a book called "Heartbeats . . .Slices of Life", to be released in late 2013.
Linda Hales, Independent Author
Category: Childrens Books
Linda Hales is a writer, committed to publishing storybooks with a moral for children up to the age of 7. She currently has two books on her roster, one for each of two new series, 'Sunshine' and 'Andy-Roo'. In 2013, Linda plans to release two more titles and a coordinated series of matching coloring books.
Stuart Carruthers, Independent Author
Categories: Fiction, Marketing
Stuart is a writer of fiction and marketing materials and has published 2 novellas of the Harry Patterson Adventures and will publish another in 2013. His first near-fi novel will be published in Q1 of 2013.

Delinda L. McCann, Author
Category: Social Issues, Romance
Delinda is a social psychologist and author. Her first career focussed on special needs populations. She is now using her many years of experience to write novels touching on the human condition. While writing about tough subjects Delinda sees the humor in life and tries to give her stories an element of light. Currently she has three books available "Lies That Bind", "M'TK Sewer Rat: End of an Empire" and "M'TK Sewer Rat: Birth of a Nation." Her novel "Something About Maudy" is due out in the spring of 2013 with "Taking Gramma Home" to follow in the early summer.  
Marta Merajver-Kurlat, writer and translator
CATEGORIES: novelist, essayist, biographer, self-help.
An Argentinean Literature teacher and psychoanalyst, Marta Merajver-Kurlat has published fiction in Spanish, been translated into English and Korean, and written most of her non-fiction in English. She is currently working on a novel in English under the provisional title of The Men in My Life, to be released soon by Jorge Pinto Books Inc., New York, NY, and starting a project that reflects her studies of Greek myth.
You can check her website to find out about her community and read excellent guest posts, and find her published works on http://www.amazon.com/e/B009TC8C5A

Clayton Bye, Independent Author
Category:  Multiple
Clayton Bye is a writer, editor and publisher. The author of 9 books and a varied collection of short stories, poems, articles and hundreds of reviews, he is in the process of releasing his second anthology of short stories by talented authors from around the world.
Cherrye S. Vasquez, Ph.D., writer and author of No Tildes on Tuesday
Categories: Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, People & Places, Multicultural
Cherrye S. Vasquez is a public school administrator and an adjunct professor. She specializes in Multi-cultural education and holds certifications in Early Childhood Handicapped, Mid-Management and Educational Diagnostician. She loves children and believes that they should love self-first, and affirm their belief in who they are and what they aspire to become in life. Cherrye’s platform topics center on diversity and bullying issues, and topics of relevance which draws effective discourse and dialogue around her platform. She has published e-zines, two journal books titled: Diversity Daybook: Journal, and Affirmation Daybook: Journal. Cherrye also worked alongside her daughter Kelly, as they created a little girl’s diary titled, Guess What? Dear Diary, Cherrye is the author and her daughter is the illustrator. Cherrye's second children’s chapter book, Dedicated Identity, will be released summer 2013

Trish Jackson , author

Categories:  extraordinary romantic suspense and romantic comedy.
Trish writes books that are spicy, suspenseful and sometimes politically incorrect.

R.L. Cherry- Author, columnist, raconteur

Catagories: Mystery, Suspense, Historical fiction
R.L. Cherry has been writing an oft-humorous column on hot rods and classic cars for The Union newspaper of Grass Valley, CA for over seven years.  His first book, Christmas Cracker, was published in July of 2012.  It is a murder mystery, set in England, with a wise-cracking female detective from Southern California solving the case.  His suspense novel, Foul Shot, about a Chicago Police detective who becomes involved with a wild, troubled woman who changes his life, is to be released early in 2013.  Three Legs of the Cauldron, a sago set in early medieval Scotland, is undergoing editing and scheduled for later in 2013.

BRYAN MURPHYWebsite: http://www.bryanmurphy.eu/
Category: Speculative fiction, short stories, poetry, plays, essays
Description: Man of ideas


Sunday, January 6, 2013

The colors of New Orleans, gold-purple-green, represent the gifts of the three kings, gold, frankincense and myrrh. Let carnival begin but don't go until you have read http://l-immortalite-madame-lalaurie-and-the-voodoo-queen.com/Home.html