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  • A Prelude to a Rapunzel Tale

    Primary Genre: Fairy tale Word Count: 20,741 Beta Readers: 0

    Before there was Rapunzel, there was the witch of the tower.
    Saffron is one of the youngest daughters of a high-ranking family and is expected to catch the eye of a God. Luckily for her, she does, setting up her family for life. During a celebration she is throwing with...

    Before there was Rapunzel, there was the witch of the tower.
    Saffron is one of the youngest daughters of a high-ranking family and is expected to catch the eye of a God. Luckily for her, she does, setting up her family for life. During a celebration she is throwing with him, she crosses paths with the couple that will provide her and her beloved God with the long-awaited child.

    New Adult

  • Single Sal

    Primary Genre: Romance Word Count: 57,000 Beta Readers: 0

    A struggling vegetarian actress about to turn thirty makes a deal with an influential meat mogal she can't refuse.

    A sweet with heat fake fiance romantic comedy.

  • Cost of Closure-Manuscript

    Primary Genre: Crime/detective Word Count: 87,555 Beta Readers: 0

    A gripping crime fiction, which follows Detective Raymond Townes’ final attempt to return to duty, restore his tumultuous career and retire with dignity. Battling his addictions, impulsive nature, and trying to silence his inner cynic, Townes discovers an active serial rapist in their Louisiana parish. He works to find balance...

    A gripping crime fiction, which follows Detective Raymond Townes’ final attempt to return to duty, restore his tumultuous career and retire with dignity. Battling his addictions, impulsive nature, and trying to silence his inner cynic, Townes discovers an active serial rapist in their Louisiana parish. He works to find balance as the consequences of years of bad decisions inevitably find him. Can he control himself long enough to solve this case and stop this sadistic monster before another woman gets hurt?

  • Self Node Notes

    Primary Genre: Self improvement (Non-fiction) Word Count: 26,000 Beta Readers: 0

    I am looking for honest feedback on how understandable and helpful is this journal.

  • (Action-Fiction) Nevada Lowball

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 1,345 Beta Readers: 0

    Drugs, money, prostitutes and a heist gone wrong has Army Vet Wesly Lyons running to protect his wife Maggie from an out of town, husband and wife hitman team.

  • Crow

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 50,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Simply put, Crow is the villain's story. when I set out writing this, about four years ago. I hardly imagined how quickly and deeply I fell in love with this novel. This is why in part, that I knew it would be good to get another set of eyes on...

    Simply put, Crow is the villain's story. when I set out writing this, about four years ago. I hardly imagined how quickly and deeply I fell in love with this novel. This is why in part, that I knew it would be good to get another set of eyes on this, besides my own. Crow is a science fiction with a dash of fantasy. it takes place on the world of Crowdidia- a planet that holds two different races - the Crowdidyians and the Dragtonians. who are at odds with each other. The novel centers around Jocren, who is a half-Dragtonian and half Crowdidyian male, who was sent on a mission by Dr.Rotter to free Crow. Jocren reluctantly complies, knowing that if he wants to see his sister alive again, he will do as Dr. Rotter demands. Jocren is joined by six others(not counting the scientists), whose sole job is to ensure that Jocren completes his task of freeing Crow.

    Crow is the first of two novels. it has been edited numerous times and I'm looking for a fresh pair of eyes to look over it, before I begin the process of getting it published.
    Sincerly,
    Richard M Polk

  • An American Hero

    Primary Genre: Historical fiction Word Count: 97,400 Beta Readers: 10

    I need to know if you liked the story and did I tell it in a way that kept you turning the pages.

  • Drive on Ranger: My Journey to the Black and Gold

    Primary Genre: Biography (Non-fiction) Word Count: 290,000 Beta Readers: 4

    Follow me on my five year journey to becoming a Ranger. Rangers are some of the most highly trained, intelligent, and deadly fighters in the US Army; and Ranger School is where they are made. The US Army Ranger School runs for 62 days and currently has three phases: Benning/Darby;...

    Follow me on my five year journey to becoming a Ranger. Rangers are some of the most highly trained, intelligent, and deadly fighters in the US Army; and Ranger School is where they are made. The US Army Ranger School runs for 62 days and currently has three phases: Benning/Darby; the Mountains; and the Florida/Swamp phase. And it is one of the toughest schools in the world. Rangers go for weeks with little sleep or food and undergo grueling training under the harsh tutelage of the Ranger Instructors (RIs). Few even try this course, while still fewer actually graduate. This memoir will take the reader through my arduous five year journey to becoming a Ranger. Beginning with me joining the Army in 1990, through my basic and advanced infantry training, to my time as an infantryman with the 101st Airborne, the 506th Infantry in Korea, and the 10th Mountain Division, you will learn about not just my experiences but also get an inside look at the prevailing culture and training of the US Army circa the early 1990s. More importantly, through the story of my transition from civilian to a lean mean fighting machine, and ultimately to leader of men, you will gain valuable insight into what it takes to become a leader. Join me in reliving the highs and lows of my journey to the Black and Gold culminating with my ultimate triumph!
    I hope that this story of self-discovery will entertain and inspire anyone who wants to lead their best life, whether in the military or civilian world.
    ADVISORY: Language, funny subject matter, and a complete disregard for political correctness. If you are easily offended, keep on scrolling!
    LOOKING FOR: insight into how well the book flows. There are some explanations that are necessary for context within the story. However, I am interest in feedback as to how well (or poorly) this helps the reader understand the story better.
    Thank you for your help and God Bless you all and most of all God Bless the USA!

  • The Manyaxi

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 90,000 Beta Readers: 8

    Iona is a sheltered only daughter of a social-climbing mother who would do everything to advance her rank in their society; a loving father who couldn't control his wife. Her parents hide a dark secret about Iona's nature. They hire a man, Bren, to train Iona's self-control to prepare for...

    Iona is a sheltered only daughter of a social-climbing mother who would do everything to advance her rank in their society; a loving father who couldn't control his wife. Her parents hide a dark secret about Iona's nature. They hire a man, Bren, to train Iona's self-control to prepare for her introduction to their society. Unbeknownst to her parents, Bren has a dark agenda of his own and sees Iona as the key to his plan for achieving his goal. He grooms Iona, seduces then isolates her from her family and best friend, and exposes her monstrous side - that of a creature driven to mate and kill. He uses the aftermath of Iona's actions to bend her to his will. Ruled by fear of exposure and prosecution, Iona has to find a way to control her beastly nature and be a worthy wife to Bren and mother to her young daughters. Until she finds out the truth about her nature, the laws of their kind, and Bren's betrayal. And it unleashes the rage that she was afraid she had in her, proving that the blood lust in her veins is far stronger than what she can handle.

    TO THE READERS: Please let me know what you think of the story, the characters and the dialogues. Do you think the story is compelling? Did it hold your attention? Do you like the characters? Which one you liked best? Which one you want to read more about? Are the character arc well written? Any suggestions and comments are welcome.

  • The Blood and the Infinite

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 14,000 Beta Readers: 5

    This is the first 30 or so pages from my book The Blood and the Infinite. I am still in rough draft mode but I would love some feedback on pacing, imagery, grammar, and dialog.