Sneak Peek: Twenty-Five Years Ago Today

Today we have a sneak peek from Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, the mystery novel by author Stacy Juba.

Kris Langley blames herself for the death of her cousin when they were kids and has let guilt invade every corner of her existence. Now a newspaper editorial assistant, Kris stumbles across a 25-year-old cold case. Determined to solve the mystery, Kris becomes obsessed with solving the murder of artist Diana Ferguson. Not only does Kris face resistance from her family and her editor, she also clashes with Diana’s nephew Eric – until they can’t deny the chemistry flaring between them. Finding out the truth about that night 25 years ago may shatter Kris’s present, costing her love, her career, and ultimately, her life.

This book is available from Amazon, Amazon UK, Smashwords, and Barnes&Noble.

Here is an excerpt from Twenty-Five Years Ago Today…

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Follow up to E-mail Marketing (Or, don’t get your panties in a bunch)

I never knew that e-mail marketing would create such a stir! A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article on e-mail marketing as a part of your overall process to get noticed. You can read about the role of e-mail marketing here.

The comments on this site were all pretty generic and supportive of the process. However, I saw some related posts on other blogs and the basic outcry was, “I would NEVER do that!”

Perhaps some readers did not understand what I was referring to by e-mail marketing. This is NOT the type of e-mail marketing I was referring to: Continue reading “Follow up to E-mail Marketing (Or, don’t get your panties in a bunch)”

Flash Fiction Challenge: No Stopping

Photo by K.S. Brooks

Mitch slowed as he approached the red light, but he could tell even from the corner of his eye that Eileen was shooting him a look that would peel paint.

Perfect. There’s Deputy Dunbar just parked up there in the lot ahead and looking right at me.

Except for all the points already against his license, Mitch might not have given it a second thought. Of course, not giving things a second thought had accounted for a lot of Mitch’s problems.

That’s sort of why he was driving Eileen to the hospital now…

In 250 words or less, tell us a story incorporating the elements in the picture. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

On Wednesday morning, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday morning, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

Entries only in the comment section. Other comments will be deleted. See HERE for additional information and terms.