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A. Zoomer wrote 1184 days ago   


Better Living Through Death?

Wanna check out GOING OUT IN STYLE and give it some stars, maybe a comment or two?
And pls put it on your shelf if you think it deserves.

A Zoomer

HECROW55 wrote 1191 days ago   

Good day fellow writer and child of God,

A good mystery must always involve who, what, where, why, when, and how. This is certainly true about the collections of books that make up the bible, the greatest mystery ever. One of the mysteries that it contains is whether or not Jesus committed transgression(s) against the commandments and laws Moses gave. He stood trail before Pilate accused by the Chief Priests and Elders of sedition and subverting the people to uprising.

Standing before Pontius Pilate who threatens to condemn him to be crucified, Jesus of Nazareth stood silent. It was written that he would do this in Isaiah 53:7. Would there be evidence that could have been presented to save Christ from this suffering? As Abel's blood cried out to God after Cain had slain him, the blood of Christ calls out to us from scripture in his defense.

This manuscript presents the testimonial evidence that proves which leads to conviction that Christ was innocent of any transgression of the law of Moses. To believe it - this is a must read.

Hope you will find the time to take a gander at this exegesis and possibly * and back.

If this is a repeat of a former request, please forgive the intrudence. Must advertise to sell.

Yours in Christ

M. A. McRae. wrote 1207 days ago   

Hello Jeff,
Some time ago, you generously backed my book 'Not a Man.' As I am currently making my bid for the desk, I'm asking that if you think my book good enough, you repeat that backing in January, and leave it as long as possible. Win or lose, I'll return to normal life after 1st February.
No worries if you prefer not to, Happy New Year, Marj.

gillyflower wrote 1239 days ago   

You kindly backed Belfast Girls a while ago. You might like to know that it has now been published by Night Publishing, and can be bought on at, and on Kindle.

Daniel Delacy wrote 1240 days ago   

After one year on the site and over 700 reviews, I have accepted many of the suggestions (sometimes, I admit, through gritted teeth) and Apocalypse Then is now fully edited. I believe it is ready for the desk and ask, If you find the time, that you take a look at it. If you then believe that it is good enough, please consider placing it on your desk. All the best DD ;o)

Roger Thurling wrote 1248 days ago   


I apologise in advance if you find this request unacceptable, but since you backed my book “Variae Lectiones” (Variant Readings) in the past, I am emboldened to ask your help again.

I joined Authonomy in mid-April, and my book made fairly slow progress at first, but for the last week or so it has hovered around #8 in the ‘Editor’s Desk’ list.
If all goes well I hope to be close to, or possibly in the top five by the beginning of December when the end-of-November top five have received their medals and moved on.

What I ask is that you might reserve “VL” a place on your bookshelf for the latter part of December. Perhaps you would also give it a good star rating if you like it well enough.

If you have no pressure for places on your bookshelf by that time then it would be immensely helpful to me if you could shelve “VL” for the whole of December, though I understand that since the October Revolution that is probably unrealistic for most authors. Even if you can only shelve it for the last couple of weeks of December it would be very helpful. Even for ten days? Seven days?

I have read some excellent books on Authonomy, and I should love to be able to repay everyone of whom I ask this favour by means of appropriate stars and backings. Stars are straightforward, I can do that, but I know that you will understand about the backings. I hope that a hundred or more good friends might back me, but I cannot sensibly back a hundred books in the time available.

Please make a note of “Variae Lectiones” in your December diary, or on your calendar or planner; I shall be immensely grateful for anything you can do to help.

Very many thanks if you can do this for me – thank you for reading another of my very long messages even if you cannot.

Roger Thurling

HECROW55 wrote 1249 days ago   

Any good mystery book involves five key points: who, what, where, when, why.
Believe it or not, this is what is contained in the Bible, the greatest mystery ever written. It took around 1,500 years to complete. It has resisted the interogation of man for almost 2,000 years. Can it ever be solved?

Part of this mystery is searched out in my manuscript 'Thy Wondrous Works Volume One The Law of Moses Fulfilled'.

Would you be so kind to take a view of it?
If so, would you consider star rating and backing it?
Will gladly do the same for yours.

Thanks for your time and consideration.

Daniel Delacy wrote 1249 days ago   

Once upon a time you were kind enough to back my book Apocalypse Then. After one year on the site and nearly 700 reviews I have accepted many of the suggestions (sometimes, I admit, through gritted teeth) and the work is fully edited. I believe Apocalypse Then is now ready for the desk. If you belive this to be so please consider placing it on your desk. All the best DD ;o)

fh wrote 1256 days ago   

Dear Jeff,
Good Morning! I wonder if you would care to take another look at my novel – The Assassins Village– a murder mystery/historical fiction set in Cyprus?
I have been delighted with the response from readers, and the chance to make the Editor’s Desk this month. With this new system, a book has to be on the most shelves for a long period all at once, to survive. At present, I’m on the least safe shelf of all the top five, so without more support, I’m afraid I’ll be dropping off.
I hate having to ask, but your very kind support might be the only way to keep The Assassins’ Village on the desk. The rest of November would be fantastic, but I understand that there are many great books here that we’d all love to support. So anything would help – please.
I appreciate everyone is plaguing you with requests but my place is not guaranteed and a bit precarious. I plan to stay active on Authonomy long after November (3rd book to come), so I’ll make sure I can support your work in the future.

If I have offended you by this request then please accept my humblest apologies.

Many, many thanks and best wishes,

ipaintwithwords wrote 1272 days ago   

I'm sorry to be a pest, but I'm trying to stay on the desk this month, and it seems the best way to do that is asking for support. all I ask is you read my book and if you think it's deserving of publication, give it a day or more on your shelf.

I return all reads, and for books I don't think I will like I know 2 other reads on this site, and they are pretty good about giving long term backings to the books they like. I try to show the same amount of support for people who love my book show when I love their book, too.

Daniel Delacy wrote 1303 days ago   

First came Apocalypse Then

Now comes the sequel

Apocalypse Then Part Two

Care to swap reads?

blueboy wrote 1308 days ago   

would you be willing to read some of each others manuscripts? if so let me know. i return all favors. hope to hear from you. ttyl


(The Age of Rhinestone )

ProdigalProphet wrote 1327 days ago   

Hi Jeff
I wondered if you'd like to take a wee peek at The Prodigal Prophet, my autobiography set in Northern Ireland and Southern California. It's a mix of The Wizard of Oz and The Pilgrim's Progress - no preaching contained in it so safe to read!

****** OR ALTERNATIVELY ******

If you've already read it, sincere apologies. You might like to have a look instead at my latest book, 'Mystical Musings - Prodigal Prophet Style'. Here's my pitch for it!

'Tired of Packaged Religion - then jump into this new stream of Irish Mysticism and common sense.'



Benjamin Dancer wrote 1335 days ago   

You’re probably aware that I read and backed your book in July. I’d be grateful if you’d consider backing my novel Fidelity. Thanks.

Teresa MaySan wrote 1335 days ago   

A fantasy tale awaits you never told before
Darkness Awakens is knocking on your door

Stories are told about pixies, elves, dragons, and much more
Magical spells, romance, adventures and suspenseful lore

I will have you on all two or perhaps three or four
May the story never become an outrageous bore

If you enjoy Darkness Awakens "back" it and ask for more!
If not be nice and throw it back out your door!

RobRow wrote 1336 days ago   

Uh oh--I'm to be featured on Authors On Show in September. I was supposed to be up in August, but they lost all the material I sent--TWO TIMES!


Andrew Burans wrote 1340 days ago   


The reason for this message is that unfortunately, and it is my fault involving a major computer glitch and I did not back up my files, I have lost track of everyone who has supported me and whom I have supported. Trying to re-coordinate my message feed would be an almost impossible task. So please do not consider this to be a Spam message for that is not my intent.

I have recently decided to try to make a run at the Editor’s Desk in order to garner more feedback on my work on top of all of the good constructive criticism I have already received on this site, some of which I have incorporated into my two re-edits to date. I am currently in the process of a major re-edit, with outside help, and adding more than 20,000 words to bring my book up to full novel length.

So, if I have been remiss in not reading your book please let me know and I will be more than happy to read it and offer support and comments. If you have already backed me, thank you. It is greatly appreciated. If not, all as I ask is for you to read as much of my book as you care to and then decide if my work is worthy of your support. Once again, thank you.

Good luck in your writing endeavours.

My best regards,
Andrew Burans
The Reluctant Warrior: The Beginning

Bocri wrote 1341 days ago   

Jeff, when you come back on perhaps you'd care to exchange reads? Bocri

eurodan49 wrote 1349 days ago   

I have posted a few chapters from TO KILL A DEAD MAN. Comments are welcome, but please tell me what works and what doesn’t. I would like your backing but only if you think the book deserves it.
I’ll return all reads and comments and will back works of merit, regardless of genre.

Daniel Delacy wrote 1351 days ago   

Care to swap reads? :o)