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Gettysburg : The 3rd Day

Gettysburg : The 3rd Day

  Men with sallow faces stare grimly across the battlefield, each lost in his own thoughts. It is the 3rd Day at Gettysburg. A weariness clings to their bones, exhaustion to their bodies. Each man clutches his rifle as a silent tension drifts across the tall grass,...

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Gettysburg : The 2nd Day

Gettysburg : The 2nd Day

The new days dawn slips across the battlefield pursuing a fleeing darkness. And it is a dawn which reveals the terrifying cost of the day of battle before. The fields and town streets of the small Pennsylvania hamlet are strewn with the dead, while the crows peck, and...

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Gettysburg : The 1st Day

Gettysburg : The 1st Day

Gettysburg: On this day in 1863 Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia clashed with the Union Army of the Potomac under the command of Gen. George Gordon Meade. Less than three months before, Lee with the aid of the now fallen Gen. Thomas J. Jackson destroyed...

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Sloppy writing – Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9

Sloppy writing – Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 9

The Long Walk : A Writer’s Journey #2 06-20-16  This week’s blog is on the importance of what you owe your reader in terms of good writing. And by way of example I thought I’d use a very popular piece of storytelling we’re all enjoying today. Game of Thrones Season 6...

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The Long Walk : A Writers Journey #1

6-13-16 Picking up the thread again, regaining focus, and consistency - as a writer this is the journey - It’s Monday morning and I’m already wiped out. Wrestling with a bad head cold, sinus thing you see. My lovely girl, Fran was down with it the last two weeks and I...

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The power of many authors!

The power of many authors!

Authors take note... One drop, joined by others, can become a powerful force! Authors are always looking for ways to get readers to their sites. Many of us complain that the business of attracting readers is harder work than actually writing our novels. But one group...

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Unofficial Elder Scrolls Novel : Dragonborn

Unofficial Elder Scrolls Novel : Dragonborn

Unofficial Elder Scrolls Book 1 Dragonborn by Ben Coleman http://www.bencolemanauthor.com     A bleak wind blew through the Fort and settlement of Helgen, and bore with it a coldness that crept into the spirit as well as the bone. As bleak...

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Ben Coleman is a Navy vet that has seen war first hand and through the memories of other writers. His work, although fiction, is firmly grounded in history, politics and events of the past.

Emeregd from darkness best selling authorA swashbuckling steampunk set in the American Revolution 1776. Freemasons led by Captain John Paul Jones launch a secret mission to the Lost Mines of Solomon. 

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