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Winter means time to curl up with

New Books to Read!

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We're so glad you stopped by. Please feel free to browse & enjoy our Site!

We are a small Independent Publisher with a host of talented, imaginative authors who offer stories  in a variety of genres:

Traditional Romance, Mystery, Adventure, Suspense, Horror, Fantasy, Humor, Historical, Inspirational, Science Fiction, Thriller, Speculative Fiction, Steam Punk, Time Travel, and Paranormal or a mix of them all, as well as carefully selected Non-Fiction.

We strive to bring you quality reads at affordable prices in Digital and Print formats.

If you enjoy our authors, their books, and our site, you may best support us through your visits, book purchases, reviews, and referrals to family and friends.

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Visit our Author Pages for Special .99 Cent

short stories, Novels, & Novellas!

Book titles from Smashwords.com

are distributed to the locations below:




Audible books now available, narrated by accomplished voice actors/actresses and available through the Audible division of Amazon.com.


Visit our PbRJV page.  


Visit our VTP page. 


Visit our ACX & Amazon pages. 


We currently accept submissions


 [except to In-House Authors]

If you already submitted a manuscript, please be patient -- your work is being carefully considered.


For Romance Anthologies written by 
varied, talented authors, drop by:



Please visit our
Author Blog where
book related articles await:

Once Upon A Word also has a Facebook Group for more fun posts.


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Webmaster:  Laura Shinn Designs 

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