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Forward Motion for Writers has many published authors as members.  Here are just a few of the currently available materials that they have had published!

Lazette Gifford

Farstep Station

Farstep Station sits on the distant edge of human expansion into space. Although meant to be the stepping stone to further exploration, the station remained understaffed and nearly abandoned for the duration of a long war between the rebels and the fledgling Inner Worlds Council. 

From Yard Dog Press!



Holly Lisle

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In a world where technology is magic, and war is the only way of life, Talyn is a soldier, one of thousands trained from childhood to protect her country from the monarchist Eastil. Soon, Talyn's honor will be challenged.




Worldbuilding Course, Book II

Non-technical and easy to use, Holly's method will give you a usable beginning culture in about five hours, which you can expand as you work on the book, building only what you need and when you need it.

Buy it here



Tamara Siler Jones

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Valley of the Soul

Detective Dubric Byerly returns in the third and final installment of this medieval fantasy-meets-thrilling mystery, genre-bending series from the author of Ghosts in the Snow and Threads of Malice.




C.E. Murphy

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Thunderbird Falls

In this follow-up to Urban Shaman, Joanne Walker hasn't learned much about her shamanic abilities. But when she accidentally unleashes demons on Seattle, Joanne realizes she should have learned more about controlling her powers.




Wen Spencer

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Wolf Who Rules

The popular novel "Tinker" introduced the inventor-heroine of the same name, who lives in a near-future Pittsburgh, which shares an interdimensional border with the land of the elves. In this sequel, the elven noble whose destiny is intertwined with Tinker finds himself besieged from all sides.




Lynn Viehl

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Dark Need

Homicide detective Samantha Brown is a tough, highly decorated cop. But twelve lonely years after she nearly died of a gunshot wound, she aches with a deep inner longing. In pursuit of a deranged killer, her only clue is a medieval cross inscribed "Lucan"-the name of the owner of a new nightclub near the murder scene. Drawn into a seamy underworld, Samantha falls for Lucan-who believes he's a vampire and Samantha is his reincarnated first love.



Paula Offutt

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Butch Girls Can Fix Anything

This lesbian romance novel was released in January 2007 by Regal Crest Enterprises, Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-932300-74-1). It is available in lesbian romance venues and online on Amazon and Star Crossed Productions. About the author: Paula Offutt.


Sandra Barret

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Lavender Secrets

Sandra's debut novel (originally completed for the National Novel Writing Month) was released in January 2007 by Regal Crest Enterprises, Inc. (ISBN: 978-1-932300-73-4). It is available in lesbian romance venues and online on Amazon and Star Crossed Productions.

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Face of the Enemy

This lesbian science fiction novel has also been accepted by Regal Crest Enterprises, Inc. and is due to be released in November 2007.

Details of her works are here: Sandra Barret.


Product Cover Jack Scoltock (Site Member Jakers)'s new e-book, Golden Weddin' and the B.V.M., is available from Virtual Tales here.


Jill Myles (Site Member Irysangel23) sold her novel Sex Starved to Pocket Books (a division of Simon & Schuster). It will be released as a trade paperback in Fall 2008.


K.L. Miller (Site Member KLMiller) sold his mystery short story Hard as Nails to Mouth Full of Bullets for the Spring 2008 edition.


C. M. Huard (Site Member tianne)'s short story Speaking In Arms: A Beast Fable (which earned an honorable mention in the Dragons, Knights and Angels 2007 Fiction Contest) is now available from Dragons, Knights and Angels here.


Kristen Howe (Site Member angelscribe) has sold both an article and more poetry.


The second of her three-part article on how TV shows come to life and how TV ratings work, The Creation of TV Pilots, from Conception to Special Delivery: An In-Depth Look at How Pilots Get on the Small Screen and How Ratings Work, is available here.


Blazing Sunrise appears in the PDF anthology from Blue Fog Journal.

Storm Chaser appears in the June issue of Speedpoets.


Brandon J. Perkins (Site Member TTMAB7) sold his short story The Last One Left to The Open Vein. Check it out here.


John McMullen (Site Member jhmcmullen)'s story Renfield and the Modern Woman appears in Volume 3, Issue 8 of Nanobison.


Justin Stanchfield (Site Member Justinvs) has a short story, Prodigal, appearing in the August 2007 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.


G. L. Simmons (Site Member greyhound)'s short story Orb of Enori has been published by Drollerie Press. Check it out here.


Harvey Roberts (Site Member Harvey Roberts)'s short story The Great Illdefar is now available from Sorcerous Signals here.