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Snapshots: Flash Stories From Random Lives, by Howard Schneider and Mizeta Moon

Snapshots is a collection of forty flash-style fiction stories, half of which are by Howard, the others by Mizeta.

Although some of the stories are from prompts used for writing during Writers Unite sessions at the Hollywood Senior Center, most stem from ideas conjured up independently by the authors. They range over a wide variety of settings, characters, view-points and situations, and range from less than one page up to four.

The collection is a journey through the minds and eyes of a wide variety of characters, providing a momentary glimpse into their divergent worlds.

The stories are perfect for a quick read, anytime, anyplace. Some will bring smiles, others, maybe tears, but all are intended to make you think, or feel, and hopefully will tempt you to read another one.

Snapshots was published through BookBaby, and is available for e-Book Readers worldwide from: iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Copia, Gardners Books, Baker & Taylor, eSentral, Scribd, Ciando, EBSCO and Vearsa

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Aiiens, Fish Tales & Flying Hooves, by Mizeta Moon

This collection of novellas combines three completely different stories, each with its own unique voice. Kriga is about a psychic detective seeking treasure buried by an alien. Chuck's Salmon Heaven is about the controversy resulting when a man builds a theme park on pristine river-side  land. Railbird is a tale of a hard-working man who makes good in the world of horse racing.

Aliens, Fish Tales & Flying Hooves was published through BookBaby, and is available for e-Book Readers worldwide from: iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Copia, Gardners Books, Baker & Taylor, eSentral, Scribd, Ciando, EBSCO and Vearsa

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Embracing Evil, By Mizeta Moon - By Mizeta Moon

EMBRACING EVIL is a compelling, fast-moving, evocative suspense novel written and set in Portland, Oregon.

Readers within and interested in the LGBTQ community will find it riveting, as the story line focuses on their daily struggle for equality.

Hatred, bigotry and physical pain are but some of the challenges facing a cast of everyday people targeted for extermination by homophobes. Their fictional lives vividly reflect the sad-but-true state of our society as a whole, and become an inspirational journey of grit, determination and transformation as they seek to extricate themselves from the clutches of dark and menacing forces.

Lizette Fontaine is a cross-dressing ex-Navy Seal that no one should mess with, but somebody does, and what happens then, as bigots try to eliminate members of the LGBT community, challenges Portland's reputation for acceptance of diversity and its "live and let live" way of life.

Anyone believing in their own right to exist as a free agent in a world that stresses conformity will find themselves reading faster and faster to see how the characters resolve issues that they also face.

As a full time cross dresser, Mizeta Moon brings real world experience into a tale that at times will disgust and repel the reader, but in the end leaves one amazed by the strength of the human spirit.

Embracing Evil is available in e-book format for Kindle readers from Amazon for $2.99. Click on the following link:  Amazon

The e-book, formatted for any e-reader, can also be purchased from Smashwords by clicking on: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/756790

Monkey Casserole: 33 Selected Short Stories, by Howard Schneider, Mizeta Moon & Linda Burk

Monkey Casserole is a delight to the senses, combining humor, pathos and wonder to create a sumptuous feast of entertaining stories: a great diversity of people, animals, places and ideas.

Monkey Casserole was published through BookBaby, and is available for e-Book Readers worldwide from: iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Copia, Gardners Books, Baker & Taylor, eSentral, Scribd, Ciando, EBSCO and Vearsa.

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Word Storms

Word Storms is a collection of short stories, which features Portraits of Carrolltown, a series of vignettes by Mizeta, that have an ongoing central theme. There are several flash-fiction stories by Mizeta and Howard, and a multi-chapter piece, Wheelchair Power, by Howard. Also included, is Raucous Offerings by Silver Gladstar, the newest addition to SpearPoint's growing family of writers.

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Seeds of Change

By Patricia Morgan

Pat has lived and worked in Turkey, Italy, and South Korea., and now resides in Iowa, where she shares a house with an assortment of adults, cats, and the occasional eight-year-old. She is currently finishing a series of short stories based on her Peace Corps experiences as a teacher in Turkey.

 Seeds of Change, is set in February. 1994 in El Salvador, which is still reeling from ten years of civil war. With six weeks to go before the first free national election, the country is rife with conspiracies and assassinations. Sent to El Salvador on a banking mission, Ray Irving is thrust into the turmoil. Will he survive? Visualizing death at the hands of a firing squad, a mob of armed banditos, or even a throng of irate bank customers, Ray is certain he won’t.

 During his two-week stay, he is kidnapped twice, clashes with a cynical professor from Iowa State University, meets a young  Salvadoran woman looking for her colleague’s murderer, a ten-year-old orphan, and a killer bent on revenge.

Ray learns that an over-active imagination is no substitute for real life, that bravery comes in all shapes and sizes, and that love is possible even for a mouse of a man who tiptoes around the edges of life.

Seeds of change is available as an e-book and in print format from Amazon. 

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Survival, by Howard Schneider and Mizeta Moon

 Survival is a collection of sixty-two very short stories (50 by Mizeta Moon, 12 by Howard Schneider), some less than a single page, and three longer works. The collection leads off with Howard's post-apocalyptic story "Survival", a multi-chapter tale set in the year 2084 on the northwest coast of Canada. The final story, also a longer one by Howard, is "Dark Mountain", an adventure tale set in current time in the Colorado Rocky mountains where innocent mushroom hunters become entangled with a drug cartel gang and have to fight for their survival. The third longer piece is a futuristic time-travel story by Mizeta, "Long-Term Investment", with some unexpected twists and turns. The stories range over a wide variety of genres, locations, times, and styles; there's something for everybody.

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