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The Last Holidays - Kindle eBook by Grover Young

Craig is one of Earth's bio-engineered soldiers in a war against an alien invasion. Unfortunately, when he uses his powers, he turns female. Now Halcyon has to deal with invaders and with Craig's girlfriend's preference for his female self! On top of that, Earth is losing the war.... There must be another way to deal with the conflict or the world will run out of holidays—forever!

The Last Holidays

Let the adventures begin!

As of today, entries are officially being accepted for the March 2016 contest, "On An Adventure!"

As a reminder, here is the original blog entry, including instructions on what the terms of contest entry and final prizes are. Y'all have two weeks to get your entries in, but with us utilizing the Kudos system for votes there is a minor advantage to posting earlier, though not as much as you might think! (Just look at the last contests' entries to see THAT!)

Grandpa's New Ride in The Hatbox


Grandpa's New Ride

by Katie Leone


Grandpa has an old ride, ancient, a relic really; when he decides to change it for a new one, his grandson Scott jumps at the chance to join him at the auction. A fun sci-fi romp by one of BigCloset and DopplerPress's favorite authors.

"Attraction" 2017

I know there are folk on this site from all over the world, and I am happy to know you all.

Recently I watched a great Sci Fi Movie called "Attraction" made in 2017. I think it is Russian, and the CGI and all the stuff was great, in fact outstanding. If you get a chance to see it, you won't regret it.

I want to see it again, perhaps even purchase it.


A little blathering on about writing, stories, anxiety, depression and other joys...

This morning I was listening to an old song, Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here." And it made me want to post today. Not sure why, but it definitely made me think about posting something here today. Several weeks ago, I asked Erin to re-publish my stories. My old laptop's hard drive failed and took everything I'd written and posted here, and a lot of other material as well.

Last gasp of winter

Well I suppose it is technically still winter until Wednesday so this weekends snow shouldn't be such a surprise but even so, 15cm (6") of the white stuff is as much as any of the winter's previous deposits and despite the warnings plenty of peeps have been caught out - again!

I did get to ride yesterday but arrived home encased in ice and snow - the bike too was looking like it'd been to the Arctic rather than Sherwood Forest! But hey ho, Spring is in the air.

writing update

I just wanted to give everybody an update on where I am with my stories:

"Pathfinder": New story being worked on, going slowly, but hasnt stopped yet.

"E-Girl: the Gift" : might have a new chapter, but its coming to a halt.

"Branded": Totally stuck, actually hoping somebody might have a suggestion.

"The secret of MYTH": coming close to totally stuck.

and "By the rivers of Babylon": current chapter is grinding towards a point where I might have a new chapter, but not sure what happens after that.

S dnem rozhdeniya Laika Schmoopsie!!

Zdravstvuyte... My name is Marina, Mermaid most recently from Murmansk.
I wish to invite you all to do I say S dnem rozhdeniya? Ah Heppy Burthday?

To my darlink rusalka sestra Laika, Da?
Mennee heppy reternz!


Psyren's redemption - Babalawo Returns - Read for free now

This week Babalawo makes a reappearance, but will Sapphira listen to anything he has to say?

Click here to read the latest part, or go here to read it from the beginning.

As usual, I ask that you take the time to leave a comment as it helps encourage me to continue. While comments are preferred, my site also has like button capabilities for those who wish to remain more anonymous or are of a shyer persuasion.


is mounting here in Yorkshire as #1's first born, erm, approaches being born!

Had a good visit Sunday to deliver the nursery furniture, all the expectant grandparents either have (Yorkshire crew) or will be (southern lot) visiting this week before mum finishes work at Easter.

Okay, i'll admit to being a bit distracted with both baby and my new kitchen but I will get down to some serious writing tomorrow, honest.

A Big Thank You to everyone here

With the release of Wildcats 2: A Rock 'n' Roll Odyssey, I have to thank a ton of people here at BigCloset. Let's start with all the wonderful readers and writers here. I appreciate your warm welcomes and assistance in this long journey.

Um, minor delay...

I've had a cold for about two weeks, one that seems to be a bit like that mythical snowball. It was so bad this morning that I have canceled the appointment I had with my consultant tomorrow. I won't drive there and I don't want to expose everybody else to my viruses.

Then, at about 5pm on Saturday last, the hard disk on my main server died. Joy! Try fixing that when you barely know which way is up!

Wes Boyd, author of The Girl in the Mirror, died 2018/03/08

I found out yesterday that Wes Boyd, who wrote The Girl in the Mirror, amongst many other novels, died on 8 March, 2018.

His daughter and son-in-law plan to maintain his website, and continue posting his finished work until it's all posted; apparently there are eight more books after the one currently posting.

All proceeds from the sales of his works will go to help support his widow.

Hiding in a wood\forest by a stream\river

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I'm not sure what the Universe is, except that the story is not from Morpheus' Legacy Universe

1. MC has no familial connection to a superpowered\Hero family
2. MC's attaining powers were not caused by situational stress
3. I was reading "The Knight is a Lady" which reminded me of the other story

The Family Girl #92: Danny Update - March 11 2018. Workin’ hard ’n gettin’ in the groove!

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Hi, everyone!

Still making progress. 67,600 words now!

When She Stops Saying She Loves You

I will admit, next to “Mooneshadows” this is the most depressing storyline I have ever written because I all about things that in real life would probably kill me or at least find myself on suicide watch. I have the utmost respect for anyone who has gone though the situation taken by the main character.

Now, the chapter titles are, as always, based on a song title that ties the chapter’s theme with the emotion of the scenes within. And, yes, they are all by Duran Duran.

Ordinary World—complted and posted
Burning the Ground—completed and posted

Another Fairy Tale?

In my recently finished “A Gentle Soul” I dealt with the way that fairy tales could be concocted. I have also come up with a rationale for the story of the fishes and the loaves in the Bible.

In the story five loaves and two fishes fed 5000 people that Jesus preached to. And amazingly, the remnants of the meal exceeded what they started with.

Daniel A. Wolfe - A new alias - Read for free now

This week we learn the repercussions of Sapphira's rescue attempt and he gets a new alias to go with his alter ego.

Click here to read the latest part, or go here to read it from the beginning.

Asking for a favor

I was just on a book review site called Goodreads.

A good friend sent me a link to their page featuring Wildcats.

So here is the favor. If you read Wildcats and liked it and you are a member of Goodreads, would you please go on and add a review about the book. I am asking for me and BigCloset since Wildcats is being published by Doppler Press. So, the more people that read the book through Kindle Unlimited or buy the book on an Amazon download will be helping Erin and this site.

Here is the link. Thanks, Leslie

A little warmer

yes after the last week's cold and snow this week has turned to slightly less obscene weather! Having said that, my ride yesterday in the Peak District (bit of a misnomer as there are only a couple of actual 'peaks') did include negotiating a few snow drifts although there was a lot of localised flooding too - at least the ambient temperature was above 0c!

I will be cracking on with the writing this week, the plan is to have another Gabysode and possibly the new Nena out before Easter - well providing RL doesn't get in the way!

A heads-up in case anyone's interested

Today is Wednesday, it is afternoon.
I have to go and dismantle some furniture and carry the bits down to the underground parking here in this block of flats, load them into my car...
I have to cut some sandwiches (Brets - *grins*) for our journey tomorrow
I have to pack suitcases
I have to clean up the kitchen, thoroughly.
I have to have an afternoon nap too.

200 Kudos, Thank You So Much!

Like the title says, Witch's Mirror hit 200 Kudos recently and I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart. This is the highest any of my stories have ever gotten and I feel like it's a milestone that deserves some celebration. I wish I could, like, release the first part of Dissonance (new Sara story) or publish Fate and the Iron Tiger 6 or something but neither are done. I don't even have a new Twin Tails, which is an issue.

Wipe Out!

Yup, much like most of the UK, Bell acres has had its share of snow this week, its still white outside although there is a bit of a thaw going on today. Net result is no bike rides for a week, which wouldn't be so bad if my muse hadn't decided to go for a vacation at the same time!

Hey ho.

Anyway you do get a new Gaby chapter today, Strange Reunion so there's something to cheer.

A Second Chance Teasers

Fans of my series’ (River and A Second Chance) may remember that I often claim that I don’t write the stories, my characters do. That is true for a lot of the story, but I do come up with ideas, sometimes months before the chapters will be written. Often these come as I am about to fall asleep, or have just woken, and seem to be like little movies about my characters. I have decided to present a series of these that are waiting for chapters that can use them, sort of like promos for upcoming TV shows, or trailers for future movies.

Bian Returns!

I've been sitting on several chapters of the second book of Bian, so I decided to start posting them. It's not going to be more than about once a week but I'll try to stay ahead of myself and keep the story moving. :)

There's a bit of a recap in this chapter since it has been so long since the others were posted. I might do some blogs on the story behind the story, the creation of the World of Difference and of Bloddish, the made up language in the story. :)

But I hope you enjoy the story of Deputy Sheriff Gus Gallant living the life of Alenna.


Light's Promise - completed!

Last part of Light's Promise is up. Wow, serious editing blitz this week, even rewrote a couple scenes that needed them.

Hopefully was all worth it! And that people enjoy it, the combat scene was a lot of fun to write. Not to mention the reveal / cliffhanger at the end... -evil grin-

Now to get going on book 3... so many ideas to sort through!

Thanks to everyone who reads, and especially to everyone who comments! They mean a lot, each and every one!

- Erisian

RE: Whately question. Thanks everyone.

Thank you everyone for all your help. I've located the stories I was looking for with your help.

Re:Joe Gunnarson. HOLY CRAP!!!! Can this guy write or what?!!

The whole story arc regarding Eric Mahren and his transformation into Caitlin and the events in Darwin Australia may be the very best I've ever read.

Again, thanks to everyone who helped me find this great story arc.

Catherine Linda Michel

Deathtrap - The Trap Is Sprung

The final (for now) Deathtrap chapter has been published today. I'd like to acknowledge the assistance of Alecia Snowfall in the series, not only in those chapters marked as such.

Deathtrap (and a possible Epilogue) will be the last Tammy story for a while. It's my intention to take time to rewrite parts of Tammy, starting with Tom's Fireworks, and publish them on Kindle later in the year. I'm expecting that the whole series will remain free on BCTS for six months and then I'll ask Erin and team to remove the Tammy stories.

A Whately question.

Being the computer dummy I am, I've been searching for the Whately story(ies) about the Halloween invasion in which Cat McQuisten was killed. I have had NO luck, since I don't know the author nor the story title(s).

A little help please in the form of a link? Thanks folks.

Catherine Linda Michel

Bullied Boy with Breasts: Feminization, Cross-dressing, Gynecomastia, Bully on Amazon

Word Count: Almost 30,000

Almost every high school has the popular kids, the athletes, the nerds and the outcasts.

Some kids have issues with hygiene or physical issues like weight or acne. Others have problems communicating due to language limitations or overwhelming shyness or fear of certain social situations. Self-confidence is a major problem in high school children as they learn to build different relationships.

Other students look at it as an opportunity to pick on others and they gain satisfaction from the humiliation and demeaning of other students.

Crossed Out

is the new Gaby chapter from the wild and snowy North! So if you want to catch up with things Bond, click right here!

As you might have guessed, the 'Beast from the East' has arrived in my neck of the woods, cold wind with copious supplies of white stuff riding in on its back - about 4-5" so far with more forecast over the next five days.

Hopefully there will be more from me next month but that depends on the weather!

Catwalk Confidence by Connie Alexander

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I'm about 3/4s of the way through re-reading Catwalk Confidence

I was reminded of another story, the protagonist is similar to Alex's sister Ellen who is a student in couture.

The story begins in the US, Protagonist is a couture reporter I think.
The investigation takes the protagonist back to the UK, London?, where she bagan as a student in couture.

European 'designer' stealing designs from students in couture, who drop out usually for family related reasons.

The Family Girl #91: Danny Update - Feb 26 2018. There's a Delay!

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Hi, everyone!

Still making progress, but my story is starting to get overlong. I’m afraid I think I’m gonna miss my March 9 target…

How very very wierd, or weird if you prefer (Anmar-related)

Let me first get the debate about that word in my heading out of the way:

Back in 2009, the following was posted:

"Oxford Corrects Spelling of Weird
Posted on April 01, 2009 by happysteve
Oxford University just released news that the word WEIRD has been misspelled in the Oxford English Dictionary for quite some time now and has been corrected to WIERD. ..."

Please pay attention to the date!

An update on my last update

Back in September I had posted a blog that said I'd been busy. Boy was I right.

Dad has since fallen about 3 more times. This past time he broke his left femur. He has been in the hospital since the last week of January. As of the last post he has moved back into his home. It took them nearly four mouths to finish the work they had to do. We were in a hotel from August to just after Thanksgiving. We also went from the town he lives in and then to 3 other towns. each at least 35 minutes from his town.

Girlzilla. I'm gonna do something I don't usually do.

If you haven't yet read this story, you are missing something beautiful and wonderful.

Ricky has crafted a rare flower, filled with great characters and tender humor among some people who truly care for and about one another. You will laugh, you'll cry, you'll get angry and you'll wonder why people can't be like these folks in real life.

Go read it. Go experience it. With this story, IMHO, Ricky has inserted himself into the rarified air of really good authors. I loved it, even though I didn't think I would, judging from the title.

Catherine Linda Michel


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