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One Blood by Qwantu Amaru 0

One Blood by Qwantu Amaru

One Blood by Qwantu Amaru is a supernatural thriller about a voodoo curse tormenting a group of people unaware of their hidden connections. Here’s the Prologue. 1963 New Orleans, LA During the day, New Orleans’ most famous neighborhood...

A Synopsis on Synopses 0

A Synopsis on Synopses

A synopsis is a critical component of your submission package to agents and publishers. You thought writing the manuscript for your novel was tough! Well, the effort to conjure a synopsis to sell that masterpiece can...

The Assassins Club by Dixon Rice 0

The Assassins Club by Dixon Rice

The Assassins Club is a thriller by Dixon Rice that takes place in Montana in 1970.  It is on sale for a mere $2.99 as both Amazon Kindle and B&N Nook.  In the first chapter, bartender/college student...

Your Novel Proposal: from Creation to Contract 0

Your Novel Proposal: from Creation to Contract

Your Novel Proposal: from Creation to Contract is an instruction manual for novice authors. The daunting and mysterious undertaking of getting a novel published is broken down into concise logical steps. Blythe Camenson and Marshall J. Cook...

Since when did Christmas come from a Store? 0

Since when did Christmas come from a Store?

A funny cartoon about Christmas appeared in our church bulletin recently. It was a single pane Bizarro comic depicting an angel hovering over a pair of shepherds and some sheep. The imagery harkened from...

A Great Review for E-Force! 2

A Great Review for E-Force!

I was fortunate to receive a great review of E-Force by Nash Black (Irene), an avid writer, reader, and reviewer. Thank you, Irene! Here’s an excerpt from the review. James D. Kellogg’s E-Force is a...

A 5-Star Review for E-Force! 0

A 5-Star Review for E-Force!

I was fortunate to receive a great review of E-Force by Pastor Dan, an Amazon Top 1,000 reviewer. Thank you, Pastor Dan! Here’s an excerpt from the review. The tension in the book builds...

Tag your Blog Posts 0

Tag your Blog Posts

Let’s say you’ve got a great blog. And of course you post regularly, offering cutting edge information that ought to accelerate the pulse of literary professionals everywhere. But no breathless readers are showing up. Did I mention that you’re...

Just Another Day at the Office 0

Just Another Day at the Office

Since I haven’t turned E-Force into a best seller…yet,…I have a real job working for the Colorado Division of Water Resources. We administer all the water in the state. Specifically, I work in the Colorado...

New Castle author has it all in his new e-book titled ‘E-Force’ 0

New Castle author has it all in his new e-book titled ‘E-Force’

I’m very fortunate that E-Force was featured in an article in the Glenwood Springs Post Independent on July 16, 2011. I hope you have a few minutes to check it out. NEW CASTLE, Colorado...