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At the time of Julius Caesar, a small sapling takes root in a shady valley in Northern California. The young tree continues to grow through a succession of tumultuous world events. The demise of the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the voyages of Christopher Columbus, two world wars, the birth of… Read More
A young adventurer arrives in 18th century Nantucket, from London, on a secret mission for his scheming uncle. The goal of the mission? To try and take control of the entire New England candle manufacturing industry, now tightly controlled by a handful of whalers. The plan goes badly astray when… Read More
A downward spiral of life in a dismal coal mining town with an abusive husband and a dead-end job seems all that is in store for Rhonda Turner until she enters a company-sponsored contest for hairstylist of the year. The first prize is a trip of a lifetime aboard a… Read More

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A poem about losing hope but gaining it back, by believing that I will see my dad who I lost and will see again. Read More

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A poem about how a person's fate is not set in stone Read More

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Taylor is a fragile young lady with a troubled past. Demons from the past continue to haunt her. A run of bad luck has her at the breaking point. She's been betrayed by her family and someone she thought was a friend. Taylor tries to make a new life in… Read More

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Self love is the best love you can ever have and sometimes we struggle with learning how and when to put ourselves first in life. No one is going to love you better than you ever will. This book will change your life. Remember to always love you...flaws and all. Read More
"If a woman tells you a difficult story, she is likely only telling you half. She’s testing the waters to see if it’s safe to come all the way out." -Melissa Gopp On a weekday at midnight, I found the emails that triggered the most tumultuous, humiliating years of my… Read More

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This short but true story tells how an accidental brief encounter with a man named Mohammed caused a jaded business man to rethink some of the priorities in life. Read More
An interrogation of life and enlightenment of oneself Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

April 13, 2019

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I am going to take you all back in time to the origin of my problems. I will share with you some of my deepest, darkest secrets, even those I wish not to admit to myself. I hope my words encourage you to go down the same path of self-discovery.… Read More
It's ok to fail, but never give up Read More
As a teenager, I know first hand what it's like to go through depression, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts. It's rough. As I went through this, to help, I wrote a story about it. So that maybe I can help other people understand and get an idea of sort of what… Read More
Our battles are not ours to face. Let these words inspire you. Read More

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Year in and year out the football powerhouse Hert City Trojans import a ringer to fuel their championship charge, but their luck is about to change. In the small backwater town of Tsalagee, first-year coach Donny Doyle knows the only way he can fulfill his promise to unseat the Hert… Read More

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"I enjoy so much real sports writing especially if it is about local teams.I played on JV soccer for real high school tourneys. I'll never forget..." Read More

'Keep Climbing.' 'Charge the mountain,' always used for when you need the motivation and the fire to get back on your feet when you feel down or hit a snag. Read More
At the risk of sounding cliché, writing has always been my passion. Since middle school, a pen and paper has been my constant companion, as well as creating stories from my imagination and expressing my thoughts, my time of solitude and escape. Call me a relic, but there was even… Read More

Poem / True Confessions

January 11, 2019

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Future Poetry Book will be entitled: Don't Be Afraid, Pray, God Wipes All Tears Away Read More

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Hunter is a brilliant kid that has just won a scholarship to study abroad. Everything seems to be going perfectly until something strange began to happen. Can Hunter make sense of what's going on? Can he eventually regain his perfect life or was it all a lie? Read More
When we play God. Know that it is not meant to be crude. So, please don’t attack me with your religion of which I do respect. Read More
your aim is your choice and no one can deny that Read More

Poem / Other

November 08, 2018

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I imagine talking to my nephew. An old poem Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 27, 2018

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Through this poem I wish to offer some hope and encouragement to all who may be going through a dark and stormy season. Read More
This eventful entertaining book inspires and nurtures social and emotional truths, well suited for today’s modern society for the healthy development of young minds in their formative years. The newly encouraged young reader obtains the foundation and learning skills to identify with these progressive social values, such… Read More
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