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January 13, 2018

In her anthology, The Best of Rock Fiction, editor June Skinner Sawyers writes, "Rock fiction has not received the proper respect it deserves, which is unfortunate given the caliber of writers who have captured its fleeting essence on the written page."

Nick Horby's Hig...

January 6, 2018

I've been a fan of horror stories for as long as I can remember. Any tale that contains an anomaly or includes a twist ending I enjoy reading. This is probably due to my love of Rod Serling's Twilight Zone series, or admiring the way Stephen King transforms an ordinary...

January 2, 2018

This new year is exciting as I release my debut novel: "Something's Not Right With Lucy." 

This is a story that I carried around in my head for years, and when I told it to a friend, he suggested the story would make a great book.

This was in 2012, and I wrote about one...

December 12, 2017

I'm excited to announce "Something's Not Right with Lucy" has a scheduled release date of January 30, 2018! 

Here's one reader's reaction:

"Something's Not Right with Lucy" is a great debut novel! Author Dawn Taylor's writing is fantastic!  She does a great job describin...

November 14, 2017

As I mentioned in Part One, I completed my manuscript and the next step was hiring an editor. This is a daunting experience for first-time novelists. Where do I find an editor? What are the standard fees? How can I predict a good working partnership?

Luckily, I looked n...

October 20, 2017

Mark your calendar for October 26, when I will be the guest at The Avid Reader, discussing my short story, Pepe, in the anthology of A Haunting of Words.

Diane, an aspiring intern, wants to land a full-time job at a prestigious law firm. While she has the motivation to...

October 4, 2017

I'm excited to announce the pending release of my debut novel. While the enthusiasm toward completion floods me with warm and fuzzy emotions, the arrival to this point of my project has been filled with highs and lows.

For years, I had carried the story idea in my head...

August 29, 2017

Today's featured author, Donise Sheppard, has written one of my favorite stories appearing in A Haunting of Words along with my story, "Pepe." 

Coal Run Road saves the ultimate shiver for the ending. I loved it!

What is your story about? Jennifer’s in love with her famil...

August 14, 2017

Today's featured author in the anthology of "A Haunting of Words," is Laura Ings Self.

What is your story about? 

After losing the love of her life in a car accident, Nicky can't bring herself to leave the flat they shared together. She is convinced she still sees flashe...

August 12, 2017

A  piece of advice often  given to authors is: write the type of story you'd love to read.  For me, that story is one that is a little unsettling, mostly bizarre, and skews reality into the next dimension.

That was my goal in writing,...

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