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ABC - Authors, Books, and Chat or Comments about Books We Love; Books We Hate; Books We Write; Books We'd Like To Write; Books We Wish Others Would Write: A discussion about books of all kinds, concentrating on but not limited to our own libraries and including new, mainstream and non-mainstream, in- and out-of-print, rare, antique, signed and unsigned, fiction and non-fiction. Of special interest are published contributors, and those who wish to be.

All discussion of the creative and creation side of books is particularly valuable.
Try the following links for great tips and ideas!

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Click here to submit a few paragraphs of your writing to this website, and it will tell you which famous author you write like.
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A site that formats online text so it's easier to read CLICK (Hat Tip to LindyBIll)

Mysteries by location :(Hat Tip to Mac Con Ulaidh)

If there's a book out there, here's where you can find it (Hat Tip to Tom Clarke): Book Finder

Forgotten Books (Hat tip to Stan)

Ten Best Books Sites On Line Hat tip to stockman scott and JohnM.

Sites that pay for writing Tips on Writing Short Stories(Hat Tip to Stan for both.)

Twenty online resources for free eBooks...(Hat tip to Glenn Peterson)

How much royalty do publishers pay authors? Hat Tip to Stan and SmoothSail both!

Link to a post by SmoothSail that all aspiring writers should read.
Link to ANOTHER post by SmoothSail that all aspiring writers should read.
Link to YET ANOTHER post by SmoothSail that all aspiring writers should read.

Link to an Ebook library Courtesy of Travis_Bickle


Fifty Writing Tools... Manymoose found this through Stumbleupon, a Firefox extension.

Common Errors in English Usage Manymoose found this through Stumbleupon, a Firefox extension.

Writing World Manymoose also found this through Stumbleupon, a Firefox extension.

smashwords.com  An eBook publishing site found by ManyMoose.


We appreciate everyone's courtesy.

Typical initial posts will be a description of the book's content or attributes, why we love or dislike it, what's special about it, and recommendations to read or forget it.

Follow-up posts could lead anywhere, but should be focused on the books and authors, the effects of the books on our lives, and so forth.

All polite discussion on books will be allowed.
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7268My sister and sister-in-law, both cat lovers and both editors will appreciate thManyMoose-07/27/2014 04:08 PM
7267[graphic] SmoothSail307/27/2014 03:58 PM
7266Atlas Shrugged The Movie Do you know who Ayn Rand thought would make a good DagLindyBill-07/26/2014 01:00 AM
7265Just For Fun, a Half Hour With C.J. Box I hosted the Laura Ingraham radio show LindyBill-07/26/2014 12:14 AM
7264I sent a few entries to the contest, but no go. If I can think of any others I&Stan-07/24/2014 08:28 AM
7263Do you have a link to that, Sorry, I don't. Someone sent it to me in an eSmoothSail-07/24/2014 03:59 AM
7262With the Blessing of Bill Gates, an Unlikely Summertime Best Seller LindyBill-07/23/2014 11:01 PM
7261Do you have a link to that, because I recognize some of those. Here's the Stan107/23/2014 10:32 PM
7260For you lovers of good "bad" writing, these are the ten winners of thSmoothSail-07/23/2014 10:21 PM
7259Read a chapter from THE LAST COYOTE that never made it into the final publisheLindyBill-07/23/2014 07:40 PM
7258The way the service starts is too limited for me. Amazon’s New KindlLindyBill107/19/2014 09:08 PM
7257Reading the new Daniel Silva. Not up to his usual pace but way ahead of almost eJohnM-07/19/2014 08:57 PM
7256[graphic] Number one on the NYT list. LindyBill-07/19/2014 08:51 PM
7255I heard about "Shots Fired." It's an anthology of short stories. ManyMoose-07/19/2014 08:35 PM
7254 Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country C. J. BoxLindyBill-07/19/2014 07:00 PM
7253I would love this if it included all the new best sellers.  LindyBill-07/16/2014 09:19 PM
7252"Amazon appears to be testing an unlimited Kindle ebook subscription KindleNeeka-07/16/2014 06:50 PM
7251Could Penguin Beat Amazon at Book Subscriptions? By Joshua Brustein Bloomberg Glenn Petersen-07/16/2014 06:42 PM
7250I just finished "I am Pilgram" and agree with your assessment. It wilfreelyhovering-07/16/2014 11:37 AM
7249No news yet from Amazon about a release date for his new TV series."The BurLindyBill-07/15/2014 08:10 PM
7248Further into A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History In descrCarolyn-07/15/2014 12:55 PM
7247Science Best Sellers Best-Selling Science Books NEW YORK TIMES 1 QUIET by SusanLindyBill107/15/2014 03:55 AM
7246Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed By DAVID STREITFELD New York TimGlenn Petersen107/13/2014 12:35 PM
7245Thanks. freelyhovering-07/11/2014 09:55 AM
7244I've slowed down some on my reading of "I am Pilgrim". He's JohnM-07/11/2014 09:53 AM
7243I've slowed down some on my reading of "I am Pilgrim". He's ffreelyhovering-07/11/2014 09:49 AM
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