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Writing For the Love Contest

I'm running a free contest through Rafflecopter that starts today! From April 7th through May 5th, enter for free through the Rafflecopter Link.

Q: How much time do I have to enter the contest?
A: The free contest runs from 12:00 AM EST Friday, April 7th through 11:59 PM Friday, May 5th, 2017. That's about a month.

Q: Why is the contest so long? I want to find out if I win sooner.
A: One of the entry options is to review my books. You have three books to choose from, and you can review all three for more entries. The month-long contest gives participants a chance to read my books (they are all novella-length and shorter). There is also a limit to once a day for selecting the book review entry. Anyone wanting to get points for more than one book review will need that many number of days in order to get the points. So don't wait until the last day to do more than one book review.
Q: How do I enter?
A: Click th…

Writing Epic Fantasy

In a world called Livinity...

I'd rather not mention how long ago I started writing my epic fantasy trilogy....cough, cough, since 2001, cough, hack...
Back then I had the idea that I was writing a single fantasy novel. It wasn't until Livinity won a First Place award in 2011 for Unpublished Fantasy novel that I decided to take the advice of agent Nicole Resciniti of the Seymour Agency and split the book into two. The single novel was too long, and agents like herself would have trouble placing it with a publisher.

As I went about splitting up the completed novel, I realized that I had more to tell. That included adding scenes to the first and second books, and expanding the story to create enough content for a trilogy. It's taken a lot of time.

Book One: Done
I LOVE writing in this world. I spent a lot of time editing scenes to improve world-building, as that was a weak point in early drafts. When I completed the latest draft of Book One in the trilogy, I started querying …

Soul Attitude Press Book Sale

Book Signing
Book Signing with Local Authors Bria Burton & John Rehg RSVP ON FACEBOOK Where: Gulfport Art & Gallery Walk Beach Blvd South, Gulfport, FL When: Friday, 4/7/17 from 6-10pm
Visit local authors Bria Burton (that's me!) and John Rehg of Soul Attitude Press at the Gulfport Art & Gallery Walk on Friday, April 7th. We'll have giveaways and great deals!

My award-winning novella Little Angel Helper will be available along with my other published works. For fans of ebooks, I will sign and personalize my ebooks for you!

Forms of payment accepted include cash, Paypal, and Credit Cards.

Put a little SOUL in your story!

Bria's Books
eBook Edition Motivational & Inspirational
Bria's Print & eBook Editions
Heart-Warming & Inspirational
Science Fiction
Science Fiction
Family-Friendly Pet Stories

Award Winner: Little Angel Helper

A Broke 30-Something Guy
A Sister With Special Needs
A Teacher Who Will Do What it Takes to Help Them
At the 2016 Royal Palm Literary Awards, Little Angel Helper won Third Place in the Published Novella category.
Awards Don't Get Old It was an exciting evening where friends walked across the stage to receive their awards and the chocolate dessert begged to be finished while politely asking to be kept pristine at the same time.

Do I eat you or just admire you?
My category fell near the end of the ceremony, but I had a great group at my table. They encouraged me and almost convinced me not to be nervous.

Love these ladies!
Every year, I talk myself into not being disappointed when my name isn't called. After two First Place RPLAs, it might sound silly, but I convince myself that I haven't won anything every time. Which is why I'm so shocked when the presenter reads the logline of my book.
"Thirty-something Bradley Hunter is broke and can't take care of his…

Return to Earth Anthology Now in Print

WHAT IF OUR FIRST EXTRATERRESTRIAL ENCOUNTER WAS WITH HUMANS RETURNING TO EARTH? Experience first contact…with us. The Alvarium Experiment is proud to present award-winning and accomplished authors in Return to Earth, now in print as a single anthology available on Amazon. Explore all ten unique short stories that blend science fiction with fantasy, suspense, mystery, romance, and history. RETURN TO EARTH ANTHOLOGY BUY NOW ON AMAZON About "AOB," a Return to Earth short story by Bria Burton In "AOB," Aona, an Alien-Operated Bot (AOB), suffers a malfunction that could jeopardize her mission on Earth and could lead to the extinction of an entire species from another planet. About Return to EarthReturn to Earth is the second project of the Alvarium Experiment, a consortium of accomplished and award-winning authors. The stories do not need to be read in any particular order; each story is an entry point into the overall story. Return to Earth stories & authors are:

Return to Earth Spotlight: Veronica H. Hart

The Alvarium Experiment Presents Return to Earth

The Return to Earth stories are unique in that each story is featured as an individual $0.99 Kindle ebook. The stories can be read in any order. Once you select your first story, be prepared. You just might get hooked and want to buy all ten.

Today, I'm spotlighting author Veronica H. Hart.

Interview with Veronica H. Hart
Veronica Helen Hart, like many of the Alvarium Experiment authors, writes in multiple fiction genres: women’s, historical and science fiction with a little murder and adventure on the side. “Recovery” is her first foray into science fiction and it is available for FREE today through 10/4 on Kindle. Follow link to download while supplies last!

Q: How did you come up with your story, ‘Recovery’, for Return to Earth?
VHH: My first idea fell apart, shattered by being too big for even a novella, much less a short story. I thought I’d do an interim sequel to Silent Autumn, my science fiction novel which is a finalist for a Roy…

The Running Girls: A Novelette

The Running Girls A New Novelette Now Available
Two girls with nothing in common except the 500-Mile Summer of '89 Challenge
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Autography Signed eBook Edition
Amazon Kindle Edition
Clara is an average student and below-average athlete. With some inspiration from her cross country coach, Clara decides to take on a summer running challenge: complete 500 miles in three months. The problem? Her parents don't want her jogging all those miles alone, but Clara doesn't want to run with the girl they suggest. Joan is weird, and something seems to be mentally wrong with her. Except none of Clara's other friends run. Will she complete the challenge, or does being stuck with Joan mean she's destined to fail?

Book Signing Hosted by St. Pete Running Company RSVP ON FACEBOOK When: Friday, 9/23/16 from 6-8 PM Where: St. Pete Running Company 6986 22nd Ave N, St. Pete, FL 33710
I'll be signing and personalizing copies of The Running Girls through an app called Autography.
Books a…