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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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5303I don't agree with the headline, the prices are not lower. The headline shoBrian Sullivan103/27/2012 06:38 PM
5302Force of Nature features Nate Romanovski more than Joe Pickett, who also appearsManyMoose-03/27/2012 01:37 PM
5301Please tell us about Force of Nature so I may make a decision about downloading Suma-03/27/2012 12:59 PM
5300In my opinion, the literary event of the year. Glenn Petersen-03/26/2012 12:46 PM
5299The Passage of Power ends in early 1964. Unfortunately, Caro is 76 and a slow wrGlenn Petersen-03/26/2012 12:38 PM
5298I just posted the same material to the Center thread. It's terrific. Once itJohnM-03/26/2012 12:34 PM
5297Great news! I hope Caro is around long enough to finish. William Manchester diLindyBill-03/26/2012 11:51 AM
5296Friday my pre-order of C.J. Box's new book "Force of Nature" arrivManyMoose-03/26/2012 11:42 AM
5295Robert Caro's The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, the fourth Glenn Petersen-03/26/2012 08:33 AM
5294Get ready from some HUGE internet bills if you buy the new Ipad. Link: SI MessaLindyBill-03/26/2012 02:37 AM
5293Dan Brown will have a cow--or maybe a new thriller novel. I've seen that NGManyMoose-03/25/2012 12:26 AM
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