Tag: Novel

Taking Chances Downloads

I think we set a record yesterday. While Taking Chances is still currently free on Amazon Kindle, yesterday it got 20 downloads! I couldn't believe it. I knew there would be a couple downloads but I wasn't expecting 20! That was awesome and I wanted to thank each of you that downloaded it and tell the ...

Taking Chances FREE on Kindle!

  Oh, by the way, my first novel, Taking Chances, is FREE on Amazon Kindle today and tomorrow! Go get your copy before time runs out. It's FREE, what do you have to lose? https://www.amazon.com/Taking-Chances-Novel-Drew-Schroeder/dp/1542642922/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Frigid Nights Chapter Two

Derek stood in the doorway, his shoulder against the frame, coffee in his hand. He watched Jamie’s chest rise and fall with each breath as if she were just sleeping peacefully. The bruising on her arms, her left leg in a cast from where her femur shattered, and the stitches on the left side of ...

Writing Contests

I recently did a search for writing contests. At first, I started looking in just Chicago but all the deadlines had already passed or they required some "reading" fee, which in my opinion, is a scam. Why would I pay you $20 to read a short story and I get nothing in return? Then, I started ...

07March2018: Easy Reading = Difficult Writing

Whenever I put a date as the title, just understand that I'm writing something but I have no idea what to title it. I've been out in Arizona visiting family, friends, and enjoying a little vacation for myself. Going to some Cubs Spring Training games at Sloan Park and enjoying one of the greatest sports ...

How to Write With a Full-Time Job

It sucks. Get used to it. Most if not all writers had to work on their first novels in the wee hours of the morning or in the dark solitary hours of the night in order to get things done. They didn't just magically hit the fucking jackpot and got to drink coffee and make ...

Frigid Nights Chapter One

Keep in mind, these chapters are still in the rough draft phase of writing. If you find grammatical errors or other mistakes, don't hold them against but please make me aware. I hope you enjoy the chapters. Remember to Share!   __________________________________   Derek walked in through the door, as he had hundreds of times ...

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