The ALEXANDRITE: a Hollywood Time-Travel Noir by Rick Lenz

Marilyn Monroe, time travel, second chances-- all steeped in mid-Century Hollywood history, culture, and magic.

TIME TRAVEL TRAILER by Karen Musser Nortman – a quick fun read to take you on an armchair vacation

Historical events bring authenticity, family traits add poignancy, & testy mother-daughter relationships make for a clever story telling.

RIO – The STREET KID STARGAZER by Craig S. Wilson – a thriller coming of age story that takes place in contemporary Rio de Janeiro

A fast paced tale of crime, corruption, and destitution in contemporary Rio de Janeiro.

THE EX LOTTERY by Kim Sanders – a clever twist on the modern day fairy tale

When art teacher Tory Adams trades in her heartache for a lottery ticket romantic sparks fly in this humorous tale of misunderstandings, half-truths and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

WRITING as an OLYMPIC SPORT by Sharon E. Anderson– award-winning author

We authors work hard at our craft and sometimes it feels as if we have fallen. The important thing is to get up and continue learning, producing, developing our craft--making it look effortless is the really hard part.

BELIEVE by Annaliese Darr — Magical Realism & Mysteries

A psychically gifted woman struggles to integrate her unique gift into a normal life while she tries to solve murders and crime. A mystery romance with magical realism elements!

NAZI WEREWOOFS by Karl Larew — a zany and fun vampire spoof for adults

How can a retired college history professor write these amusingly unconventional vampire spoofs? Enjoy with your favorite cocktail.

MOTHER TERESA’S ADVICE for JILTED LOVERS by Donna Barker — a bright and sassy mystery

A bold, funny, & modern romance mystery with a bright and sassy voice.

A TOWN BEWITCHED by Suzanne de Montigny — Middle Grade Urban Mystery

A magical formula for the young adult audience: a high school full of competing cliques; a beautiful, mysterious stranger; a dark, malevolent presence; and a bold young woman to sets things right.

July Contest Spotlight: The Laramie Awards Prove Writers are People with Guts and a Pen

There is an old frontier saying "A cowboy is a man with guts and a horse" and we are pretty sure that "A writer is someone with guts and a pen."