Here's a link to John Howard Reid's delightful: NIBBLES OF NONSENSE. This book will be offered FREE of charge on October 18 and 19, 2014. Just click the Amazon link above.

Another useful book is "7 Solid Roads to Writing Success". You can obtain this e-book for 99 cents or ENTIRELY FREE OF CHARGE on August 30 and 31, plus September 1 and October 18 and 19, 2014.

"Poetry Pitfalls" is yet another essential handbook. It will normally cost you 99 cents, but will be free of charge on August 23, plus September 6 and 13.

"Correct Writing Formats for Contests and Publishers" will be FREE on August 30 and 31, plus September 1, plus October 4 and 5, 2014. On other days, it will cost you 99 cents!

"How Writers Win Favor with Judges and Editors" will also be available at Amazon Kindle, FREE of charge, on selected Saturdays, including September 6, 13, 20 and 27, plus October 4, 2014. On other days, this e-booklet costs 99 cents.

And finally, the newest anthology from John Howard Reid, "Poetry for Lazy Summer Afternoons" will be available free on August 16 and 23, when you CLICK THE AMAZON LINK ABOVE!

Please note that the Kindle links on this page are the ones that carry no price information.

Visit for a complete list of all JHR's FREE E-BOOKS.

"Nibbles of Nonsense Hilarious Comic Verse", "Poetry Pitfalls", "7 Solid Roads to Writing Success", "Correct Writing Formats" "Poetry for Lazy Summer Afternoons" and "How Writers Win Favor with Judges and Editors" are also available FREE on the days listed, or at a price equivalent to 99 cents at other times, in the U.K., Canada, Germany, France, Italy, India, Australia, China, Japan, Mexico, Brazil and Spain, but you will need to do a search at the local Amazon Kindle store for them.  



Absolute-must reading for all competition contestants! A new, expanded edition of my famous handbook "WRITE WAYS TO WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How to Join the Winners' Circle for Short Story Awards, Poetry Prizes, etc." is now available.

Price is $12.50 for the printed edition. You can also buy the new Kindle edition from Amazon. Normally, this e-book sells for $3.99 at stores such NOOK at Barnes and Noble, but Amazon currently have the book on special for only $2.99! Please click this link for Kindle: Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS Anyway, what's $12.50 (or $2.99) compared to increasing your chances of carrying off maybe a $1,000 or even a $10,000 First Prize?


Song of the Wayward Wind is now on sale at Amazon and leading booksellers. Also now available is a second anthology of Margaret's work, LOVE AND CITY DREAMING. Unlike SONG OF THE WAYWARD WIND, this new anthology is suitable for all ages, and even includes a sample of Margaret's witty children's verse. Of course there are serious poems as well, romantic poems, limericks and other humorous verse, descriptive poems, light-hearted poems and more serious verses. Both Song of the Wayward Wind and Love and City Dreaming are now available in Kindle editions for only $2.99. Please click the Amazon links. (The Kindle links carry no price information).