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Do you have a story to tell? @RebeccaJVickery @KMNbooks @JudgeYourBook #stories #author

VICTORY TALES PRESS is always looking for well-written, engaging tales from all genres.

We release four anthologies per year. Be My Everything, Valentine Collection was our first anthology published for 2016.

Tales wanted for our next anthologies…

Summer themed stories (Title to be announced): The deadline for submissions is May 20th.

Halloween/Fall stories (Title to be announced): The deadline for submissions is Aug. 20th.

Christmas/New Years stories (Title to be announced): The deadline for submissions is Oct. 20th.

The short stories may be any genre as long as there is a romance. The romance doesn't have to be the main focus. The stories may have a western, fantasy, history, time travel or even adventure theme to them. They can be eerie tales and capers, too.

What are we looking for?

  1. A themed romance that fits one of the anthologies listed above.
  2. The romance must be male/female, sweet to sensual romance. Please, no erotica or anything explicit in nature.
  3. Word count between 5000-20,000 words.

When do we need the stories? Now until the deadline listed above for the anthology you wish to participate in. The sooner you can email your submission the better.

***Please note that we will do some light editing only.

Please send submissions to kmnbooks @ yahoo . com (no spaces).

In the subject line place: 2016 (and the theme name of the anthology you wish for your story to be featured in.)

I can't wait to read your tales! Any questions, please don't hesitate to email me.

Happy writing!

Karen

VTP Anthology Coordinator

Victory Tales Press

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Accepting Submissions @RebeccaJVickery @KMNbooks #authors

Coming Soon to Victory Tales Press

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Valentine Collection (Title to be announced)

Accepting Submissions now for the 2016 Valentine Collection

OPPORTUNITY TO AUTHORS 
VICTORY TALES PRESS is looking for Romantic tales for our
2016 Valentine Collection! This collection will be available in
eBook, print, and possibly audible.

February is the month of love and romance. VTP is looking for tales about the true meaning of love; stories where love warms the heart; or short stories where cupid plays a part in bringing soul mates together.

The short stories can be any genre as long as there is a romance and a mention of Valentine's Day. (The romance doesn't have to be the main focus, but there must be a love interest in the story.)

The stories may have a western, fantasy, historical, mystery, contemporary, time travel or even adventure theme.

What are we looking for? 
1. Any Valentine's Day themed story with a sweet to sensual romance.
(This means nothing explicit)
2. Must be a m/f romance (please no erotic or erotica).
3. Word count between 7,000-20,000.
**Please, don't send us your story if these guidelines aren't met.  
When do we need the stories?
Now until Jan. 20, 2016. The sooner you can email your submission
the better. We will do some light editing only, but we will need
time to read through all submissions. 
Please send submissions to kmnbooks @ yahoo . com (no spaces).
Please put 2016 Valentine's Day Collection in the SUBJECT LINE. 
 
I can't wait to read your tales! Any questions, please don't
hesitate to email me.
 
Karen Michelle Nutt
VTP Anthology Coordinator
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Our newest release for your reading pleasure...
Available NOW!
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Six complete sweet to sensual romances from six multi-talented authors in settings that are sure to warm your heart. There's a story for everyone. Let magic of the holiday season take you away where romance awaits.
Included in this Romance Collection:

A Time to Give by Linda Swift
The small roadside restaurant where Ellen works is busy with travelers on Christmas Eve. She is counting on a bonus and tips to help pay for her boyfriend's special gift. Bruce needs a typewriter for college class work and Ellen has saved for months to surprise him. A mother and two children stop in while their car is repaired next door. Ellen learns they have a long drive ahead in a worsening snowstorm with little money and no gifts for the little ones. If Ellen helps them, she can't afford the gift for Bruce. Christmas is a time to give, but how can she choose who has the greater need?

A Christmas Wedding by Celia Yeary
Kailey Lovelace, maid of honor in her brother's Christmas wedding, hopes the best man Alex Dunn won't bolt when he sees she is six feet tall and has frizzy blond hair. At the airport, she almost loses her breath when she learns he's even taller and looks like a dream. If only he likes her enough for the week of the wedding to go smoothly.

Alex Dunn, recently discharged from the Army, can't believe his good luck when he meets his partner for the wedding. Kailey is just the right height and gorgeous, as well. He looks forward to a pleasant week in Texas. What could possibly go wrong?

One Foggy Christmas by Barbara Miller
Lady Jane Faraday is conflicted about traveling to Summerhill for the Christmas holiday since the heir to the estate, and the man who was supposed to marry her, has died. But she has other worries than her guilt over not marrying Henry St. Giles. Stephen, the younger son and the one she loves, is still fighting the war in the Peninsula. If only he had written to her she would know where she stands with his affections. She'd wait for him if he'd say the word, but she isn't sure he's still alive.

Stephen St. Giles receives leave to return home since his beloved brother Henry is dead and the war is nearly over, but what of Jane? She has answered none of his letters. Is she now his brother's widow or did she wed someone else? And why has he heard nothing from his mother? As he trudges the last miles toward home through the fog, he feels as confused and uncertain as his misty surroundings.

Jack and the Christmas Journey by Teresa K. Cypher
Tildie Janson lost her husband, Harp, three years ago, and the only joy in her life is Jack, her husband's dog. Without him she'd be lost. With Christmas around the corner, her friends step in to help her move on by badgering her into taking steps toward celebrating the holiday. They mean well, but she wishes they'd leave her alone. On one of their planned outings, a chance encounter, with a man from her past, forces her to face life again, but the prospect scares her and she retreats. She can't let go. However, Fate-or maybe a touch of Christmas magic sends Jack on a journey that changes everything.

Return Engagement by M. C. Scout
Tanner Armitage has been overseas for nearly a year serving his country and can’t wait to come home to surprise the love of his life.

An Army brat, Brynn Josephs looks forward to when he gets leave to come home though she’s sure it won’t be this year.

Christmas is in the air but can he successfully pull off a return engagement?

Third Time's the Charm by Gerald Costlow
4th in the Modern Day Sherritt Witch series.
Trudy Macalester is a young, single schoolteacher living with her newly remarried father. She discovers her new stepmother is a witch when she stumbles upon a book of spells. When Trudy reads from the book, she accidentally summons a charming rogue bent on seduction; a man nobody but she can see or hear.


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Five complete sweet to sensual romances from five multi-talented authors in settings that are sure to warm the heart. There's a story for everyone from historical to contemporary. Let the magic of myths and legends sweep you away to where dreams of midnight kisses spark an unforgettable romance.


Five complete sweet to sensual romances from five multi-talented authors in settings that are sure to fill those hot summer nights with romance. There's a tale for everyone. Fans of contemporary stories will enjoy a small town romance, a hot summer suspense, and a tale of second chances. Historical and paranormal fans will be delighted too with a post-civil war story of forgiveness, and a pre-civil war tale with a western show, secrets, and a whole lot of magic.

Four complete sweet to sensual romances from four multi-talented authors in settings that are sure to warm your heart. There's a story for everyone. Let magic and myths come alive, be swept away by the historical past, enjoy a charming contemporary setting, and be lured into the paranormal world. Love awaits...

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Trick or Treat at the Authors’ Bash @KMNbooks @RebeccaJVickery

Halloween pumpkins in the forestThe big Trick or Treat at the Authors' Bash starts tomorrow! Stop by and meet the authors. Ask questions, read the excerpts, play the author's games and win prizes. So much fun!! To be entered to win the Grand Prize of a $60 Amazon Gift Card, all you have to do is comment on one or all the authors' posts and you're entered to win. Hint: Each comment you make is worth a entry. https://www.facebook.com/events/163830277298269/

In the Mood for some more partying? Stop by Must Love Breeches Anniversary Party! I'll be giving away an eBook copy of one my Time Travel Tales. Winner's choice.

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Trick or Treat at the Authors’ Bash @KMNbooks

 Trick or Treaters stop by on Oct. 26, 2015. Meet the authors and stick around for the party and you'll have a chance to win some treats.
Starts at 8 am PDT.
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December Sale at PbRJV!

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Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery

*** 10 Novels/Novellas for the special price of 99 cents each ***

Sale dates: December 1 – 31, 2014

Reckless Destiny by Madeline Baker

Let Nothing You Dismay by Linda Swift

Frankie by Molly Dillon

Loving Luc by Vicki Crum

Seeking Shelter by Rebecca J. Vickery

The Devil's Wolf by Karen Michelle Nutt

A Court Lady by Clova Leighton

Chances Are by Laura Shinn

A Matter of Tea and Other Stories by Charles T. Whipple

The King's Daughter by Miriam Newman

Price good for ebook versions at most online book retailers.
[Dates may vary at some retailers.]
amazon.com * smashwords.com * barnesandnoble.com
kobobooks.com * flipkart.com * itunes.apple.com

Please watch for future sales.

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Fright, Frolicking, and Fun! @KMNbooks #Halloween #books

Here's the line up!
When: Monday, October 27, 2014
Meet the Authors, Books, 28 Contests, and 28 chances to win a Prizes!
Time: 8:00 AM PDT to 10:00 PM PDT
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08:00 AM Karen Michelle Nutt
08:30 AM Lorrie Farrelly
09:00 AM Kristy McCaffrey
09:30 AM Vicki Crum
10:00 AM Kelley Heckart
10:30 AM AJ Nuest
11:00 AM Sarah Grimm
11:30 AM Denise Moncrief
12:00 pm Dani Harper
12:30 pm C. Shell Romance Author
01:00 pm Sarah McNeal
01:30 pm Cheryl Pierson
02:00 pm Kirsten Lynn
02:30 pm Donna Augustine
03:00 pm Linda Mooney
03:30 pm Cherley Grogg
04:00 pm Shayna Matthews
04:30 pm Railyn Stone
05:00 pm Linda Broday
05:30 pm Maureen Bonatch
06:00 pm Cecilia Corona
06:30 pm Kathleen Rice Adams
07:00 pm Barb Betts
07:30pm C.M. Bowen, Author
08:00 pm Kaye Spencer
08:30 pm Jacquie Rogers
09:00 pm Michelle Zunker Ziegler
09:30 pm Racquel Kechagias

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HALLOWEEN FLASH FICTION BASH! #giveaways #books #flashfictionbash #free @KMNbooks

HalloweenFlashFictionBash_mediumCenturies before The Wolfman and Bram Stoker’s Dracula became Halloween favorites, the ancient Greeks and Romans loved tell scary stories about monsters, ghosts and the afterlife.

I’d like to carry on the storytelling tradition at KMN Books Blogspot with the Halloween FLASH FICTION BASH!

 OCT. 1 to Oct. 31. Thirty one days of FREE stories form 31 authors!

Some of the authors are also giving away extra goodies, and at midnight on Oct. 31st there will be a grand prize drawing. 3 GRAND PRIZES FOR 3 LUCKY WINNERS!

Don't be late and bring a friend! We promise we won't bite... unless asked. :)

 

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Halloween Flash Fiction Bash

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Halloween Flash Fiction Bash at KMN Books!

For the month of October, I'm looking for Flash Fiction Tales to celebrate Halloween. Let your creative minds take flight! All post must be 50 to 1000 words with a beginning, middle and end to your tale. (No erotica please. Keep it PG13 :)).

Along with your Flash Fiction Tale, you may promote one of your latest releases or dig up an oldie but goodie. 🙂 Giveaways for this event would be fabulous, too!

What do you need to send me?
1. Flash Fiction post
2. Jpg. of your book and blurb
3. Author bio, and photo(optional)
4. Link to your website and link to order your book

Don't have an idea for a tale?
Here's some Flash Fiction ideas:

1. Vampire theme: Vampirism is spread by infected sand fleas, making surfing and partying at the beach a very dangerous lifestyle.

2. Zombie theme: A woman gives up her baby for adoption. Years later, her child sets off in search of his/her birth mother. Unfortunately, he’s been dead for six months…

3. Werewolf theme:A werewolf is mistaken for a dog and accidentally sold at a pet store.

4. Loch Ness Monster: A pet store in Scotland sells adorable lizards. Months later, shocked parents discover that their children’s pets are growing… and growing…

5. Creatures: A woman steals a valuable painting, but she is soon confronted by the night watchman who happens to be a gargoyle.

6. The latest diet craze: Kidnapping skinny people and switch your brain with theirs.

7. A psychic medium captures spirits with her mind, and traps them inside a Mason jars. She decides collecting ghosts a selling them is both profitable and fun until...

If you'd like to participate, please contact me to reserve your day!
Contact me at: kmnbooks (at) yahoo (dot) com
Subject line: Halloween Flash Fiction Bash

Chat soon,
Karen

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What’s Happening at KMN Books?

Here's the line up. Remember the direct links to each author's post will not work until the day the post goes live! Here's the general link to KMN Books:http://kmnbooks.blogspot.com
Dec. 15 Dianne Harstock- Giveaway: PDF copy from her backlist
Dec. 16 Cheryl Pierson-Contest: Digital Copy of A Hero for Christmas
Dec. 17 Celia Yeary-  "Gifting" 3 copies of A Christmas Wedding (Nook, Kindle or PDF)
Dec. 18 Dawn Luedeke- contest
Dec. 19 Liz Flaherty- Contest to win a Tea cup, saucer and tea!
Dec. 20 Susan Macatee- giveaway-PDF book and $10 Gift Certificate
Dec. 21 Gerald Costlow- contest.
Dec. 22 to Jan. 2nd Closed. Have a safe and happy holiday! Come by in 2013 for more fun!
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What’s Happening at KMN Books!

Last Day!! Dec. 7th- Dec.13th Christmas Wishes Bloghop (Giveaway 3Ebook Pack. Also a Free Ebook for everyone!)
Dec. 10 Sandra Dailey- Yule and Plum Pudding recipe for all.
Dec. 11 Sharon Kleve- Free Recipee Book for all!
Dec. 12 A Tribute to a special lady, SHARON DONOVAN- giveaway: Her last book written: Kiss of Death (Red Christmas Series)
Dec. 14 Stephaine Burkhart
Dec. 15 Dianne Harstock- Giveaway: PDF copy from her backlist
Dec. 16 Cheryl Pierson-giveaway
Dec. 17 Celia Yeary
Dec. 18 Dawn Luedeke
Dec. 19 Liz Flaherty
Dec. 20 Susan Macatee- giveaway-PDF book and $10 Gift Certificate
Dec. 21 Gerald Costlow
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Two Worlds Collided by Karen Michelle Nutt
Hello, Everyone.

My time travel novel, TWO WORLDS COLLIDED was accepted in the Kindle Scout program contest! Didn't win the contest for the full package of promotions with Amazon, but will be published soon with them. So stay tune.
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