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Alive, Kicking, and Turning 35! ̵...

Alive, Kicking, and Turning 35! – Birthdays Are For Celebrating!

Celebrate! Life is … adventurous. View this email in your browser Birthdays Are For Celebrating. On August 2, 1982, my mother brought my twin sister and I into the world. We were a month early. I just couldn’t wait to get here. Life! Watermelon! Siblings! Silliness! Imagination! Stories! Jumping into lakes. Sledding. Dance. Writing. Falling […]

Free Read! Steam Drills – First...

Free Read! Steam Drills – First Chapter

July 29th thru August 2nd, Steam Drills ebook will be available at HUGE discounts to celebrate Author Rivera Sun’s Birthday Countdown Sale. Enjoy! https://www.amazon.com/Steam-Drills-Treadmills-Shooting-times-ebook/dp/B00B41B1T8/   CHAPTER ONE: The Front Line of Birth & Death It begins. The world is sleeping. Solitude sinks down around the contours of the mountains. Silence dusts the city. Daybreak’s bustle threatens […]

Steam Drills & Way Between Hit B...

Steam Drills & Way Between Hit Bestsellers Lists in Categories! #1 and #3

We’re celebrating some indie author publishing milestones around here. Steam Drills hit #1 ebook in two of its categories and The Way Between topped the charts of the War & Peace category, besting out Smedley Butler’s War Is  A Racket to become #3. Celebrate by sending a 99 cent Steam Drills ebook to your friends […]

99 Cent Ebook Today! Steam Drills by ...

99 Cent Ebook Today! Steam Drills by Rivera Sun

Rivera Sun’s Birthday Countdown! Discounts on Steam Drills Ebook for 5 Days! August 2nd is my birthday . . . so I’m giving a HUGE discount on the Steam Drills ebook for the next five days.  It’s a countdown discount, so for today only, you can buy Steam Drills for yourself or send it to friends for 99 cents! Tomorrow, […]

Rivera Sun’s Writing Tips

#WritingTips – I’ve been watching my process, and I’ve found a few practices that I love in writing. Here they are … now go off and write some fabulous essays or novels or books for me to read! 1) Take your time. Savor the process. Don’t rush. (I never work under deadlines. I don’t relate well […]

Hidden Darkness and Lost Stories

(Stormy over the mesa this afternoon. Here’s my writing “sketch” of the day. Enjoy.)   Sitting down to other writings, all that comes is the lonely haunting of a woman. Not a fragile willowy woman. A glimpse of powerful grace in the darkness of a foggy night, beyond the edges of firelight.   She has […]

Cherry Pitting

Crimson, blood red, deep as the birth labors of our mothers, trillions throughout time, a swarm of human creel, tiny and minute against the vast ink oceans of universe, every great thrust of change, a whale swallowing us all. My fingers, pale and dripping with the depth of cherry-tart sweetness, slice tensile skin and rip […]

Summer Reading Sale! 20% Off and GREA...

Summer Reading Sale!!! 20% Off All Books and Discount Shipping! (I see hammocks and beach chairs and books in your future.) Big news on all fronts … major changes in the world of this red-headed authoress. I’ll tell you more below, but first, let me share the GREAT news. We’re having a Summer Reading Sale […]

Where Is Your Loyalty?

Where Is Your Loyalty?

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun For all the avowed patriots who demand my Pledge of Allegiance and salutes on Loyalty Day, Fourth of July, and other patriotic, militarized holidays, I fling this question to your hearts: how deep and far does your loyalty to your country run? We applaud […]

Novel News! Steam Drills Make-Over; T...

Novel News! Steam Drills Make-Over; The Roots of Resistance, and more!

And . . . Free Earth Flags! (Yes, this is a super-fun newsletter. Enjoy.)   Greetings everyone! Great news abounds. First of all, my first novel, Steam Drills, received a make-over in time for Earth Day and we’re giving away free Earth Flags when you get a copy of the new version. I love these […]

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