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The Last Holidays - Kindle eBook by Grover Young

Craig is one of Earth's bio-engineered soldiers in a war against an alien invasion. Unfortunately, when he uses his powers, he turns female. Now Halcyon has to deal with invaders and with Craig's girlfriend's preference for his female self! On top of that, Earth is losing the war.... There must be another way to deal with the conflict or the world will run out of holidays—forever!

The Last Holidays

Let the adventures begin!

As of today, entries are officially being accepted for the March 2016 contest, "On An Adventure!"

As a reminder, here is the original blog entry, including instructions on what the terms of contest entry and final prizes are. Y'all have two weeks to get your entries in, but with us utilizing the Kudos system for votes there is a minor advantage to posting earlier, though not as much as you might think! (Just look at the last contests' entries to see THAT!)

Grandpa's New Ride in The Hatbox

 

Grandpa's New Ride

by Katie Leone

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Grandpa has an old ride, ancient, a relic really; when he decides to change it for a new one, his grandson Scott jumps at the chance to join him at the auction. A fun sci-fi romp by one of BigCloset and DopplerPress's favorite authors.

Holidays, Writing and the Flu

Really? It's nearly the end of January already?

Family stuff and visiting people has taken up a lot of my time recently. Good news is, we got another session of Divine Blood in the can last night, so there should be a new Twin Tails soon. Otherwise, my new Sara story, Dissonance, and Fate and the Iron Tiger Part 6 is being worked on and moving towards inevitable, if slow, completion. Compounding that issue, I have to work on Thrythlind's new Divine Blood books and kick them out the door asap.

Psyren's redemption - A night out Read for free now

The latest part of Psyren's Redemption is up! In this installment, Sapphira finally gets an upgrade to that promised meal, but the price has him second guessing the whole thing.

Click me to read, please..

Please, please, please take a moment to comment. It is very much appreciated and helps encourage me to write more. For those a little more shy, my site does have like buttons so there is that option as well.

Feeling a Slump

I'm feeling a slump lately. The words aren't coming as fast. I feel like I'm under a lot of pressure to write, and keep writing. The "muse" isn't talking to me much. I'm not sure where the story is going.

I'm sorry but for right now the release schedule for TG Techie is...

See: below the fold for important and possibly heartbreaking news

Footprints in the Sea Vol 4

Chapter 76 of Vol. 4 has been posted and Charlotte shows her romantic side. A non TG fiction will be up on my website and available through the Top Hat link here sometime next week, this is the second in the series of Albion's Children.

I am well into the collection of TG novellas and short stories and I'll let you know as soon as it's published and if I can I will post a few snippets on here. I may also publish this as a paperback, again, I'll let you know because how much I post here may be influenced by the paperback publisher.

Fast Update

So after giving it some thought, I've decided that my current story---Burning Bright---will end its first part with ch.9. I've since updated the last chapter with a To Be Continued at the end. I always planned on the story being told in pieces. I can honestly say that I have no idea when the next part will be up though. Its one of those stories that my Muse felt very strongly about all the way through until I got to the end of Ch.9. I started Ch.10 and finished it more than once. Only to continue to stumble with where I wanted things to go from there.

Muse on a rampage again? LMAO

We're barely halfway through January, and I've posted NINE pieces in the last eleven days! That has to be a record for me.

What makes it even scarier is that there are still ideas bouncing around for more pieces, most of those being continuations of current stories.

I have no idea how long this will last, but I may as well go with the flow and write while the ideas are there, right?

It's kind of funny, there have been times where I've grumbled that the muse was being stingy, now she's on a major roll. LOL

I’m On the Outside: Updated

Spent some time today working on “I’m on the Outside” and had to consult the original book due to some the scenes overlapping. This book tells the story from Matt’s perspective, showing all of the details Jennifer does not know about and filling in the gaps about what happened to the four guys during the two year gap.

Cheerleader:Boy Can Cheer - On Amazon and Kindle Unlimited

Word Count: 86,500+ over 220 Pages in Kindle Format

Boy Can Cheer, the second book in the Lee Corcoran series, follows Lee Corcoran, a sophomore boy in high school whose life is not going as planned. In the first book, Boy for the Cheer, Lee became involved in a girls cheerleading program where he was reluctantly introduced to cross-dressing. Lee finds that he enjoys the softer side of clothing. Circumstances seem to be forcing Lee to wear a feminine wardrobe in more situations. Even his summer seems destined to steal any attempt at masculinity.

Time on my hands...

The first chapter is up. I hope it's tantalizing as I have 21 more ready to go. It's been slow writing because I tend to get a bit anal about details so my research is extensive and often side tracks me. I also use real places and will be listing Google map coordinates for those who might want to check out locations.

Hope you enjoy!

No "The Lokian Way" This Weekend Either

Hey readers of TBC,

I must admit I am kind of in a bind.
Lately, my progress had been marginal and what I wrote I didn't like.

My usual bag of tricks doesn't help.
Tried to clear my head by writing flash fiction.
Now I have a dozen tiny stories but next to no progress on "The Lokian Way".

Writing the ending of a story is always hard for me. Not that the next part is the ending.
But it is very very close. Trying to make sure that every last detail is right can be exhausting.

Apologies to who was following Reconnecting The Past

I’ve been trying, unsuccessfully, to keep the story going but after a month+ I just cant. I’m going to let the story stand where it is, on a positive note. I originally had a lot more I wanted to write, but after getting to care about the characters I just cant finish it... My muse just refused to cooperate anymore... I might return to it in the future, but honestly right now I don’t know... So for now it stands as it is.

2017 and what to look out for in 2018

Well, here we are almost two weeks into the new year and it seems that we are doomed to have grey skies each and every day here in my bit of the UK.

If I look back to 2017, I find that I have posted almost 50 items of fiction, be they SOLO's or parts to a multi-part story.
Some have been very well received and some not so. That is life.

So, what is to come for 2018?

Working on a new idea “Stripping the Light Fantastic”

Taking notes on a reworked idea, originally entitled “Moonprysim” (yes, that is a Sailor Moon reference) about a club dancer and highs and lows of her job. It was never completed but I’m trying to see if if it would be better to change the gender of the main character and take it Down another path.

The first few blurbs of the opening:

When I was seven I knew what I wanted to do when I grew up.
I wanted to be a fire truck.

Seriously,I wanted to be a fire truck: drive around with lights and sirens with firemen to put out fires.

a question about the American Army

I am writing a story that involves a group of soldiers during the first Gulf War, and have a question about how soldiers refer to each other. For example, according to what I found online, there is a rank called "specialist" which is above Private and below Corporal. How would say a Sargent call for such a person? How would someone distinguish between a Sargent and say a Master Sargent?

Any advice appreciated.

The reason why next Cross Race Destiny is not yet up

To those who read my work, you probably noticed that I said Cross Race Destiny was going to be up before Christmas. Unfortunately, although it's mostly done, it's not actually done yet. I haven't been able to work on it since a few days before Christmas. The reason being mostly because of work.

Princess and the Plague

Okay, I have a few chapters of Princess and the Plague ready to go up and I seem to have my muse back. the question for you all is, Should I start posting what I have or wait another month or so to get more material before starting to post the chapters?

A.A.

I'm such a tease.

TG Techie: Blog 93: Sorry About The Bacchanal

This site isn't really here for erotica, and I get that. There are some erotic stories but by and large the content (or at least the popular content) is rated PG-13 at worst.

I'm not really a PG-13 kind of person.

So if you're reading TG Techie and you like the plot part but not the sex part, I'm sorry for that last chapter that was exclusively a bacchanal, and in which no plot moved forward. That thing about drawing a bottle will come up again, but don't worry about it if you skipped the chapter.

adding pictures to (some of) my stories

Thanks to the recent blog on adding pictures to one's stories, which resulted in someone going through the steps in a way even I could understand, I am now adding some pictures to a some of my stories. I'd love feedback on the pictures if you happen to come across them (hint: Help my girlfriend is a unicorn, Mercy, and the E-girl universe have pictures now, as does my most recent story)

Psyren's Redemption is back!

Well after my...ahem... impromptu hiatus, I'm back and resuming serializing Psyren's Redemption.

Click me to read this part..

Please, please, please take a moment to comment. It is very much appreciated and helps encourage me to write more. For those a little more shy, my site does have like buttons so there is that option as well.

You may have noted

the post slightly below this one by Daring Diane about her new book Cheerleader which is a great read along with her first book Kappa Delti Girls. While buying her latest I noted a book in the 'what others bought' below that sounded interesting. It is Sisterhood by Roz White about a group of transwomen. In fact it is the first of what is currently a four book series. The interesting part is the reviews are from gg's and they are very good.

Cheerleader:Boy for the Cheer By Daring Diane On Amazon and Kindle Unlimited

Word Count: 64,000+, 126 pages

Boy for the Cheer introduces Lee Corcoran, a freshman in high school whose life is not going as planned. With visions of being a star athlete, Lee is disappointed when he is not good enough to play on the high school soccer team. Days later, his best friend Darby and several other cheerleaders convince Lee to help them train.

A delay in "The Lokian Way"

Hello readers of TBC,

I sadly have to say that there won't be a part 18 of "The Lokian Way" this weekend.
Although I nearly have reached my usual word count I will not upload what I have.

The reason is that this update will be one choke full of details about the past and the magic in Mercy's world.
I already wrote nearly all of Mercy's school trip to the wax museum of famous magicians.
However, the plan was it to pair up with Mercy's next trickster group meeting.
Sadly none of it I wrote yet.

Dialogue heavy stories ok?

This blog is a question for authors and readers alike to answer. Are dialogue heavy stories okay in your eyes if they're written properly? Or does the heavy amount of dialogue ruin the story? I'm asking this because the story i'm in the process of writing is very dialogue intensive in the early parts of the story and I had someone read the beginning of said story and they said there was too much dialogue but they also pointed out that the dialogue in itself was very well written and it just needed some more besides the dialogue.

Spanked by her boss

Before someone goes into a Feminist rant, please consider the source, and the fact that she has never claimed to be respectable.

I was just reading an article about a female reporter working for an Alabama Newspaper who was apparently spanked by her then boss at the paper, in 1975.

Footprints in the Sea

Chapter 75 of Footprints in the Sea has been posted.

Yet another discovery has been made. Could it be one of the Earth orbiting satellites that are being dumped in this part of the South Pacific?

And, another of my non-TG novels, Children of Albion II will be added next week.

Later my first collection of Novellas and short stories on TG subjects will appear but I'll let you know nearer to the date.

Don't forget Footprints in the Sea Volume 4 is live on Amazon and easily obtained by using the Amazon links in the right hand column on this page.

Frances

Egads!

This was originally posted on my website, but I felt I should share it here as well.

Apologies, for my absence over the last three weeks. December was a difficult and frankly odd month for me at least where the real world is concerned. I’m back and thankfully, most of the drama that was keeping me away has now died down. I’ll resume posting next week, but until then please accept my deepest apologies.

Have a delightfully demented day,

Daniel A. Wolfe (you know that D.A.W. guy)

Seriously, What is Wrong With Me? (Vote on these boots!)

On a normal night I write between 1500 and 2500 words. But not last night. Last night, like the night before it, and the night before it, I only wrote 1,000 words.

And I know exactly why. It's because I'm an idiot and I can't stop getting in my own way.

See at this time, I'm twenty chapters ahead in TG Techie. I'm putting down that word count so that I can stay ahead. It means that I can stop the project to work on 11th Sun and still post this thing for like, three months. I need that space. Trying to grow a brand here, ya' know?

You Are a Meany and Here Comes the Brides

Just a reminder and update to anyone who did want to finish reading these two stories which I started on here. They will both be taken off of the site on January 2. Here Comes the Brides got a longer than a week for it is just easier for the site admin to take them both off at the same time.

once again

Yep, i'm sending greetings in advance as i'll maybe not have a chance on Sunday. So Happy New Year all.

I hope you've all had a nice festive season and enjoyed the break if you've had one. I arrived home from Austria late last night and i'm nearly caught up now!

Princess Holy Aura now available!

I apologise in advance if this is inappropriate. I have no connection to Baen Books except as a long-time satisfied customer.

As somebody mentioned a few weeks ago, a 'Magical Girl' story, previously seen as pre-publication, is in fact now on sale from them:

Princess Holy Aura

Price is $8.99. I shall be buying a copy just as soon as I can find my wallet...

Penny

Footprints in the Sea Minor Error

In my last posted chapter of Footprints in the Sea the title is correct, it is Vol 4. Chapter 74 but a couple or so lines down in the body text I had titled it as Chapter 73.
It is now corrected and I am sorry if I have confused anybody. It is definately a new chapter so you haven't missed anything and I will be posting chapter 75 next.

Slouches off stage right mumbling something about senior moments and returns: Happy New Year again, er that's for 2017/2018.

Frances

Finished Meri's continuation

I finished the continuation of Meri's story last night and after spending this morning editing I posted it. I hope everyone likes it.

I will say now that while writing this 2nd story the Muse was filling pages with ideas for more stories, so it looks like we'll be seeing more of Meri next Christmas ;)

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