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Weekly Wrap Up (Feb. 17 - Feb. 23

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I guess there is no completed stories or poems on the site that are worth making a shout out to :( Well, there is one :) so thanks to that person for giving us a great recommendation to put at the end of this week's Wrap Up!  In case you missed it in my ramblings last week, we were hoping to have you the readers (if you read on site, you are a reader :P )  to recommend a completed poem, story or series to have featured at the end of the Wrap Up. All you have to do is go to my profile @wildone, click on the little blue box with an envelope saying Message, and send me one, two, three or more completed story/poem recommendations. It won't be like the more in depth blog reviews, but more a shout out to an author/poet by a reader and the blurb they have shared with the story. Check out this weeks at the bottom!

 

So what happened at the GA Blog this week you ask?

 

Monday, Cia brought us the February Classic Author Feature! It even came with a snazzy signature banner you can use if you want.

 

As expected, this meant Tuesday we had the Classic Author Excerpt:

 

It was a hop, skip and a jump over to Friday where Renee shared a couple more prompts from our prompt guru, comicfan:

 

Saturday we got another great article from Comicality:

 

 

Blog Opportunities

 

  • Ask An Author: Send your questions for your favorite authors to @Carlos Hazday (no questions = no Ask An Author)

  • Story Recommendations:  Open to all GA authors & readers. PM your recommendation and why you recommend it to a Site Admin.

  • Guess the Author: Open to all GA authors. PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

  • 3 Story Promo: Open to all GA Authors. PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

  • Author Interview: Open to all GA Authors. PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

  • Favorite Self-Written Story: Open to all GA authors. PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

  • Story Recommendations:  Open to all GA authors & readers. PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

  • Questions & Answers: Open to all GA authors, readers, and editors. Visit the thread and PM @Renee Stevens to participate.

  • Reader Recommended: Recommend a completed Poem/Story/Series for a short blurb at the end of the Weekly Wrap Up and PM @wildone to share your favourite stories.

 

Premium Updates:

 

Harbinger by Cia *Premium*

 

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Apple of Her Eye by Ronyx

 

Candy & Kisses by Dabeagle

 

Dancing on a Star by Ronyx

 

Rich Boy: Growing Pains by dkstories

 

The Castaway Hotel: Next Generation Book 3 by Bill W

 

Signature Updates:

 

Adrift by Mann Ramblings

 

Aria Graice by Nephylim

 

Confessions of a Diabetic Cat by Cole Matthews

 

Denied by Cia

 

GFD 12: Blood Ties by Comicality; Book 12 of Gone From Daylight

 

Lonely Pride by Cynus

 

Love Looked at Me and Laughed and other poems by AC Benus; Book 11 of Verse
 

Not a Poet-Maybe a Thinker by aditus

 

One Hundred and Fifty-Five Sonnets by AC Benus; Book 5 of Verse

 

Shelter by Comicality; Book 1 of Shelter

 

The Secret Life Of Billy Chase 9 by Comicality; Book 9 of The Secret Life Of Billy Chase

 

Promising Updates:

 

Changes, Again by Mikiesboy

 

Georgetown: Goodnight, My Angel by Carlos Hazday

 

Here Kitty, Kitty by Caz Pedroso

 

My journey through pain by albertnothlit

 

The Cockney Canuck by Dodger

 

The Poetry of D/s by Mikiesboy

 

tim's Bits and Pieces by Mikiesboy

 

 

 

**Reader Recommended**

 

Bound & Bound - the Curse and the Captives-

by @AC Benus

 

Emeric's life sucks; he's unhappy, drifting, lonely and sad. Things go from bad to crazy with the opening of a set of secrets that no one could have prepared him for. He quickly wonders whom he can trust, who is working for 'them,' and why this misfortune fell upon his shoulders in the first place. A twisting thread through history pulls him tighter and tighter, and eventually, either he or the binding may snap.

 

 

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Great recommendation by tim. Just don't read Bound & Bound when you're alone on a dark and stormy night. ;) 

If you need any more encouragement, you can also check out @Valkyrie's blog review from 2015.

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26 minutes ago, Valkyrie said:

Bound & Bound is definitely worth the read.  :) 

 

And there's about two and a half months until the spring anthology, so it's a perfect time to start working on submissions.  The proof team is ready to go, so send me completed, edited stories any time :)  

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