The Long Road Home: The Death and Birth of America is Nick West’s second novel and the sequel to his first book, The Great Southern Circus.
In this story, we follow the lives of the same characters from book 1 as they traverse the difficult and painful years of the American Civil War. Four people, four lives: two men–one white, one black–join the…Continue
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A native of Gainesville, Florida, author Nick West attended the University of Florida where he became interested in writing. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, and together with his family, have owned and operated a landscape business in the area for over twenty years. He and his wife Kay and their children, Tammy, John and Christy, along with their families all live on the farm where…Continue
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I have spoken with several aspiring writers recently and the consensus is that they feel overwhelmed and lost. The questions of where to begin and how to write a query letter are frequent. I have also heard the question regarding how to pitch an idea to a magazine without having any clips. Breaking into a career as a freelance writer can be daunting. I am lumping myself in with the pack of people who dream of the day where writing is their sole career and a profitable one at…Continue
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I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of poems by Nadia Janice Brown. They are spiritual, inspirational and full of ‘writer’ sensibility, which I love. The tone is ‘quiet,’ making this little collection perfect for your night table, to be read before bedtime.
Brown’s pen touches upon various subjects: God, the Genesis,…Continue
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This week I will be hosting an author showcase through the National Writing For Children Center (NWFCC). I am really excited and look forward to everyone stopping by to learn more about these authors and their…Continue
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Today I'm participating in the MEET AN AUTHOR Blog Hop, designed specifically for readers to find and get to know new authors and discover great new reads.…
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Fundraisers are calling for short story and poetry submissions for a national anthology to benefit children’s charities. From the submissions, 101 pieces will be chosen to appear in the anthology which is scheduled for released in May of this year.
"The most important thing to a parent is their child," says Beth Davis, an editor on the project. "If we can do something we love, in this case writing, and have it benefit children all over the country then we really are…Continue
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