NEW BOOK FOR WRITERS PROMPTS DAILY INSPIRATION
Writers and would-be writers often complain about writer's block or not being able to think of ideas, but a new book from Smink Works Books has the answer.
A Year of Writing Inspiration: A prompt a day for the creative writer provides 365 writing exercises so the writer can be creative and get inspiration on a daily basis.
The idea is that the writer takes a journal and a pen and writes for 15-20 minutes based on the writing prompts in the book.
SHORT STORY CONTEST IS A LAUGHING MATTER
Smink Works Books is looking for serious writers to submit stories for this year's short story contest at the start of December, despite the competition being "a laughing matter".
The contest is a laughing matter because of the stories it will generate. Both amateur and experienced writers are invited to submit their stories on the theme of 'Laughter' for the contest, which is the third annual competition to be run by Smink Works Books.
TORTURED MYSTERIOUS MAN WINS PRIZE
An account of a man who undergoes a mysterious transformation from a person pacing like a caged animal to as peaceful as snow falling without wind has won first prize in the Smink Works Books short story contest.
SEMINAR HELPS NOVICE WRITERS GET STARTED ON A NOVEL
Melbourne, Australia Those keen writers who have made a New Year’s Resolution to write a novel can take a big step towards keeping that resolution with the Writers’ Resource Centre’s seminar on Saturday February 2 in Melbourne.
WRITERS SPREAD THE LOVE IN NEW ANTHOLOGY
They say love makes the world go round - it's the most sung about, written about and talked about topic on the planet. In a new anthology from Smink Works Books, nine writers 'spread the love' with their short stories.
The Anthology Three Forms of Love: Eros Pathos Agape showcases the stand-out stories from the SWB 2006 Short Story Contest.
TO DONATE $1 FROM EACH SALE TO THE SCOLIOSIS ASSOCIATION
Works Books will donate $1 from each sale of the new release
Sex, Scars & a Superheroine with Scoliosis
to the Scoliosis Association of Australia. Read
WOMAN'S SCOLIOSIS CHRONICLE TELLS OF STRENGTH THROUGH ADVERSITY
abnormal curvature of the spine known as Scoliosis can occur
on a small scale, or it can occur on a painful, very frustrating
and life-limiting large scale.
new novel from Smink Works Books tells the story of one
young woman’s experience with severe Scoliosis. Diagnosed
while living in under-resourced Eastern Europe, she is encased
in a plastic “bucket”, migrates to Australia
and eventually has a titanium rod inserted in her back. Read More
CHANGE YOUR DESTINY SURPASSES 4000 DOWNLOADS
There has been more than 4,000 downloads of Brazilian author
Alfredo Karras's Change Your Destiny since it was
released last year.
The life philosopher and political cartoonist shares his
unique wisdom in the e-book of short insightful quotes.
The collection of quotes reveals Karras' thoughts on human
existence and how people should live and act in order to
experience the best life possible.
His insights are expanded in the full-length novel BE.
Available in English and Portuguese, BE is a modern
allegory that follows the fortunes and misfortunes of Knight
Henrique. The lessons Henrique learns are vitally important
lessons that can change your destiny.
Download Change Your Destiny
WIN A FREE COPY OF THE NURSING HOME FUGITIVE
A little detective work can win readers a free copy of The
Nursing Home Fugitive this weekend at the Chicago Printers
Row book fair.
seek out author Georgiann Baldino, find out her middle name
and email it to Smink Works Books to win a free PDF copy
of the book.
Hint: Georgiann Baldino has a stand at the fair, but it
is not listed under her name.
The largest free literary event in the Midwest, the Chicago
Tribune Printers Row Book Fair takes place in the historic
Printers Row district. This year's fair takes place on June
11 and June 12, running from 10am to 6pm.
NEW SHORT FICTION EXPLORES PROLONGING LIFE BY EXTRAORDINARY
In light of the controversial death of American woman Terri
Schiavo, SWB has released insightful short fiction that
deals with end-of-life choices.
The short story by The Nursing Home Fugitive author
Georgiann Baldino prompts further thought about prolonging
life by extraordinary means. Read
SWB BOOK IS A "REAL BESTSELLER"
The Nursing Home Fugitive is a 2004 "real"
bestseller according to a new reading list posted by the
e-book directory Knowbetter (http://www.knowbetter.com)
The reading list, which features 12 titles, was compiled
by the site after asking independent e-book publishers for
their best-selling titles.
The list also includes Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code.
Reading List: The Real Bestsellers of 2004
NEW BOOK DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE DILEMMA OF ELDERLY MISSING
the globe thousands of elderly people go missing every year.
Often confused or suffering from Alzheimer’s, these
older missing people wander away from their caregivers, putting
themselves at risk due to delicate health and age itself,
and leaving their families with worry and a race against time.
A new Smink Works Book deals with the issue. Read