2012 Unbound Press Nonfiction Award

2012 Unbound Press Nonfiction AwardUnbound Press is now accepting entries for its 2012 nonfiction awards. This year the Nonfiction Award is wide-open to all styles. They will welcome everything from creative nonfiction (a style which uses literary techniques to create factually accurate narratives) to journalism to biographies to travel writing to technical writing to articles to essays and letters up to 2200 words.

The entry fee (per entry) is £5 or €8 or $10. The closing date for entries is August 31, 2012.

For more information, visit their website.

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Sneak Peek:Conquering Your Goliaths by Kathryn Elizabeth Jones

David gathered 5 smooth stones to meet and defeat Goliath. What did these stones represent and how can you use them to feat your Goliaths in your own personal quests? Ms. Virginia Bean will show you how.

Travel with her on her own personal journey. See what she does. Learn how she grows. Discover what she becomes.

“Conquering your Goliaths—A Parable of the Five Stones” is for anyone desiring to travel beyond mediocrity, pain and fear. Learn of the great power within you, a power given to you from God, a power that must ultimately be unleashed to conquer the Goliaths in your own life. Come to an even deeper understanding of God and what he wants for you. Come…

This title is available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Continue reading “Sneak Peek:Conquering Your Goliaths by Kathryn Elizabeth Jones

How my story ends—or doesn’t by Carol Wyer

Author Carol Wyer

Recently, I gave an interview on The Good Health Show with Dr David Friedman. It was a relaxed interview discussing the many ways we should try to accept getting older and appreciate who we are rather than battling the signs with face lifts and botox.

It was a far cry from my first interview at a local BBC Radio Station. I had bombarded the BBC with wild claims about my debut novel and in the end had succeeded in procuring an interview on a popular morning show. I had been invited to talk about NaNoWriMo and had prepared copious notes about the subject. Nervously, I waited for the cue to enter the small room in which sat a male presenter. I could hear the show which was being played through the tannoy system as I waited, my hands shaking, in the waiting room. Nerves kicked in early, after all, I was a writer not an after dinner speaker. Eventually, I was hustled into a darkened room where I discovered I couldn’t see my carefully detailed notes. Needless to say I fluffed the interview. I cringe to this day at the ridiculous answers I came up with. It was farcical. Continue reading “How my story ends—or doesn’t by Carol Wyer

Meet the Author: David Gaughran

Author David Gaughran

David Gaughran is the author of the South American historical adventure A Storm Hits Valparaíso and the short stories If You Go Into The Woods and Transfection, as well as Let’s Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should.

Born in Dublin, he currently lives in Stockholm, but spends most of his time traveling the world, collecting stories. He runs the popular publishing blog Let’s Get Digital. This is one blog I highly recommend all indie writers follow.

He also has the history blog South Americana, writes a regular column for Indie Reader, and his work has been featured in the Huffington Post, the Irish Times, and The Sunday Times. Continue reading “Meet the Author: David Gaughran”