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The Atlas Obscura Explorers Guide for the Worlds Most Adventurous Kid — Review

Thought for the Day: "Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.” ~ Christina Rossetti, poet ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: There are a lot of resources and communities on line for writers. The post HERE from reedsy lists Fourteen of the Best Online Writing Communities for Writers. I am… Continue reading The Atlas Obscura Explorers Guide for the Worlds Most Adventurous Kid — Review

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The Benefits of Being an Octopus — Review & Giveway

Thought for the Day: “The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” ~ Muriel Rukeyser ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Rebecca Lu Ella Miller at Rewrite, Reword, Rework has a terrific post with lots of good examples HERE on Show Don’t Tell. Time to start querying agents? The Writer Magazine has a good… Continue reading The Benefits of Being an Octopus — Review & Giveway

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Finding Langston — Review

Thought for the Day: “ You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” ~ Jack London ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: If you haven’t been thinking about The Payoff in your book, you really should. The post HERE by K. M. Allen will help you make that Payoff… Continue reading Finding Langston — Review

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The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Claire — Review

Thought for the Day: "Someone once told me not to bite off more than I can chew. I said I'd rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity." ~ Author Unknown ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I ran across an interesting post by Pamela Donison called Using Poetic Techniques to Strengthen Our Prose. There… Continue reading The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Claire — Review

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This Book Thinks You’re an Artist — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” ~ Any Warhol ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Cleaning up a manuscript? Need to cut some words?… Continue reading This Book Thinks You’re an Artist — Review & Giveaway

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Carnival of the Animals — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Always be a poet, even in prose.”  ~ Charles Baudelaire ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: This is kind of fun. A British professor tells us Why We Should Learn to Love the Full Stop HERE from Aerogramme Writers’ Studio. There is a great writing trick in this one. I linked… Continue reading Carnival of the Animals — Review & Giveaway

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The Boy, The Bird, & the Coffin Maker — Review

Thought for the Day: “A drop of ink may make a million think.” ~ Lord Byron ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I have been struggling trying to find the right title for one of my manuscripts for a long, long time, so I was happy to find the post HERE from M. L. Davis… Continue reading The Boy, The Bird, & the Coffin Maker — Review