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Showcase: Resilience + Airport

Hello, everyone! I hope you are all coping well given the circumstances. If it makes you feel any better, we are back in lockdown across the Atlantic in Colombia, as well. You'd think with all this time at home I'd have made a bigger dent in my TBR (to be read) ...
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Showcase: Veldt Hunter

Hello, Readers!   Next week is our last week before our Christmas hiatus, when I will share a couple of charming short stories to get you in the mood for the Christmas festivities and help you to feel hope and optimism for the year to come. But first, I want to start to ...
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Showcase: The Law of Capture

Hello, Readers!   This week, we return to the novel extracts of the shortlistees of the 2020 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize (Best Unpublished Manuscript). My thanks again to each of the authors who have shared their extracts with Write On! Up next is Joe Totten and his exciting 19th-century Western, The Law ...
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Showcase: Passport To Live

I spoiled you with three entries last week, so just the one entry today—but it's a long one and a compelling and titillating read! The Book Challenge is Pen to Print's premier competition for authors. Selected entrants are rewarded with a mentorship to help them write and develop a novel over ...
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Showcase: Sleepers and Ties

Readers, you're in luck! I have a real treat to share with you this week, and, for our UK audience, one to keep you entertained if a new lockdown has been imposed in your area (at the time of writing, the country is awaiting an announcement from the government). Regular readers ...
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Showcase: Return to Cornwall + Collective Effort

Boy, we sure are lucky here at Pen to Print. Not only are we Write On! editors privy to superb creative poetry and stories that our generous and talented readers contribute (that's you!), but we're also able to showcase the brilliant and varied writing of published novelists. As Write On! ...
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Showcase: Lost Madonna + The Sea And The City

For our first entry this week, sit back, shut your eyes and allow yourself to be transported to 15th-century Italy. Denise Gow's The Lost Madonna follows the story of a young woman, abandoned as a child and raised by nuns, who is so beautiful she inspires the painters of the ...
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Showcase: The Lioness & The Flame + Nursery Rhymes

I hope you will allow me a small self-indulgence this week. Two years ago, I was privileged to see my debut novel shortlisted for one of the most prestigious adventure fiction awards open to unpublished authors. By some small miracle, my second novel was shortlisted for the same award this year. The ...