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Moon Shadow — Review

Thought for the Day: “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” –  ~ Norman Vincent Peale ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Douglas W. T. Smith has a great post HERE with Four Ways to Build Suspense in Your Novel. Literature for Kids has a very helpful post HERE… Continue reading Moon Shadow — Review

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No Fixed Address — Review

Thought for the Day: “Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again.” ~ Bob Feller ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Even if we are writing fiction, we really need to check our facts. HERE is a post by Selina J. Eckert… Continue reading No Fixed Address — Review

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Good Dog, McTavish & Little Lunch: Triple Treats — Double Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “A year from now you may wish you had started today." ~ Karen Lamb ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Louise Harnby has a terrific post HERE that will help you deal with accents in your writing. I wish I had found this one years ago! If you are looking for… Continue reading Good Dog, McTavish & Little Lunch: Triple Treats — Double Review & Giveaway

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The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden — Review

Thought for the Day: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. “ ~ Winston Churchill ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: The post HERE by Romy Sommer on Jami Gold's blog may be the best I’ve ever seen on writing the dreaded synopsis. My critique… Continue reading The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden — Review

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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