It’s a Wonderful Death

Congratulations to Pocono Writer Derek Beebe for his first novel It’s a Wonderful Death, from Double Dragon Publishing!itsawonderfuldeath-510

“Simultaneously epic and hilarious, It’s a Wonderful Death tells a fast-paced story with a ton of heart. It focuses on a handful of characters and really makes you fall in love with them. Nevertheless, Beebe isn’t afraid to ramp up the action to 11 and deliver massive fantasy set-pieces. Even though the book deals with some very dark subject matter at times, the tone was kept light by clever dialogue and moments of real levity. It never quite becomes a straight up comedy or farce but instead deftly toes the line, and in the end is an enjoyable epic fantasy story.” – Zachary Didur, Random Chatter magazine

It’s available in paperback, ebook, kindle, ibook, and nook.

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The 4th Pocono Writers Conference

You can now sign up for the 2017 Pocono Writers Conference. Details and tickets are here.  2017-conference-page-001

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Jamie’s Children

Congratulations to Pocono Writer Susan Moore Jordan on the release of her latest novel Jamie’s Children!41ea81_635baa6d4f3b4e249c2c84eb767f927e-mv2_d_1800_2700_s_2

“It’s more than music: it’s light. It’s love. It’s life.” Laura and Niall Logan, children of a brilliant musician, have gifts of their own. Laura, first-born, child prodigy violinist suffers from emotional problems that haunt her well into adulthood. Niall, talented singer-song writer, is demonized by bouts of bipolar disorder. Supported by the people they love and the power of music, they seek to overcome these daunting challenges as they strive to claim their own place in the spotlight.

Author of How I Grew Up, Eli’s Heart, and You Are My Song (“The Carousel Trilogy”), Jordan draws from her life experiences as a voice teacher and stage director while seamlessly weaving together stories that explore the power music has to inspire and heal.

Click on the link above to read reviews (and order it)!

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2017 Writers Conference

The guest speakers for next year’s Conference (and their topics) are hereby announced!

Philippa Ballentine: World Building

Alia Hanna Habib: Knowing Your Genre

Megan Hart: Point of View

Tee Morris: Writing Action Scenes

Michael A. Ventrella: Beginning Writers’ Biggest Mistakes

More details will be forthcoming but mark your calendars now!


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2016 Writers Conference

In case you missed it, here’s a clip from WNEP about the Writer’s Conference.

Pocono Writers Conference in Monroe County

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