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Dreamy Wild Horse Finds Home – New Release for Kids

Introducing our latest release for the horse lover in your family, Chinook Dreams of Butterflies by Paula Clinedinst of Colorado. This is Paula's second children's book with thewordverve, and we couldn't be more thrilled with this beauty! Get your copy today and take advantage of our publisher-exclusive offer: a 20% discounted price of $19.99 (reg. $24.99) throughout January 2024. CLICK HERE FOR SPECIAL. Your young reader is sure to be mesmerized by the story and the richly colored illustrations by...

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High Praise for Marine Archeology Mystery

High praise for Deep Blue Death from Readers' Favorite ... ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐ 🐠 Sharyn Bradford Lunn’s exhilarating, layered mystery, Deep Blue Death (Jami Laramie Mysteries Book 1), a wreck site off the coast of Western Australia turns into a crime scene involving multiple murders and the theft of precious artifacts. When Jami Laramie is accepted as a volunteer diver for the Seaclaim salvage team in Australia, she has only one thing in mind: to increase her skill and knowledge. She cannot wait...

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Author, Entertainer John Layne Joins THEWORDVERVE

We just roped us a cowboy! A big welcome to John Layne as he joins forces with thewordverve as his publisher. Author/entertainer John Layne has signed with thewordverve for his upcoming detective novel, A Rude Reception. More news on that to come. Stay tuned! From Dallas, Texas, John is nonstop action as an international, award-winning author, screenwriter, and actor. He was also a detective for thirty years, and many of his experiences in that job have contributed to his ideas for...

The Reality Bender Lives Up to His Name

Kerry Alan Denney, a.k.a. "The Reality Bender," is the multiple award-winning author of seven published novels and numerous short stories. Denney blends elements of suspense, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural, paranormal, and various ways the world ends in his work: speculative fiction at its wildest and craziest. With glee and a touch of madness, he writes reality-bending thrillers ... even when the voices don't make him do it. His protagonists are his children, and he loves them as dearly as...

Editors as Artists: Using the Red Pen to Create a Masterpiece

Oh, the many times we've heard writers worrying themselves over the editing process. They’re not sure if it’s good enough. They’re not sure if it’s grammatically accurate, even though a good friend, who is an English teacher, proofread it. They’re not sure everything coordinates. They’re protective of their work and don’t want to change its essence. Their friends read it and think it’s awesome. Do they really need a professional editor? And this is before they’ve even arrived at the editor’s...

Summer Lovin’ on Books – Crazy Squirrels

Let's keep those kids reading this summer, shall we? Today's featured gem is The Crazy Squirrel Stories by Martha Ann Winterroth. For young readers who enjoy simple chapter books, this three-story package will ignite the imagination through our favorite nutty squirrel, Humphrey. Your child will love following that little rascal as he learns important life lessons throughout his journeys. PUBLISHER EXCLUSIVE: All formats are now available at a discounted price through August 2023. Purchase here: www.thewordverve.com/shop/the-crazy-squirrel-stories Hardback: reg. $16.99,...

From a Dream to the Real Deal: One Author’s Story Covers It All

Photo Credit: Beeba Lekkas When we think of a survivor, a warrior, we can think of several men and women, but at the top of that list is always Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos. Demetra went from a dream to write kids' books, to a published author of several books, to a cancer survivor, and to an in-demand public speaker in what seems to be like a blink of an eye. But it wasn't just a blink; it was incredibly hard work. Today, she wraps up...

When You Think It’s Baseball, But It’s Love

John Nuckel, contributing writer, 02/14/2018 We welcome Manhattan author John Nuckel as our latest contributing writer with his endearing love story ** flash non-fiction ** that just happens to involve baseball. John is a former Wall Street insider and current financial adviser, who writes white-collar crime fiction. But he also writes some beautiful, endearing short pieces, which reveal another side to the depths of his heart and mind. Enjoy his super-short story, Game Six, this Valentine’s Day, and every day.   ~~~  GAME...

Marketers with Verve: Leslie Whitaker, Party Girl

A  year or so I stumbled upon this woman, LESLIE WHITAKER, through an author connection (Greg James of the UK--crazy great writer). Leslie was hosting a book-launch party on Facebook for Greg, and he invited me to join the party. Which I did. I was blown away by the engagement. I'd never really considered such a thing for my authors before. And it doesn't fit everyone, but for those it does, it's an uplifting experience. A lot of fun, engaging the author with...