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Soccerverse — a Review

Thought for the Day: “In the end, the poem is not a thing we see; it is, rather, a light by which we may see--and what we see is life.” ~ Robert Penn Warren ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Stephen King has warned all of us writers to not use adverbs, but Louise Harnby… Continue reading Soccerverse — a Review

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Absolutely Alfie and the Princess Wars — Review

Thought for the Day: “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” ~ J. K. Rowling ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Fear is such an important emotion in writing. Lisa… Continue reading Absolutely Alfie and the Princess Wars — Review

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Shouting at the Rain — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “If you write one story, it may be bad; if you write a hundred, you have the odds in your favor.” ~ Edgar Rice Burroughs ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Place names can be challenging to create. The post HERE from Legends of Windemere can help with that. K. M.… Continue reading Shouting at the Rain — Review & Giveaway

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Every Shiny Thing — Review

Thought for the Day: “There’s no such thing as a potential writer. There’s only somebody who is doing the thing. It’s like saying you’re a potential boat builder. No, you’re a boat builder when you’re building a boat.” ~ Clive Barker ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I have been hoping to find a post… Continue reading Every Shiny Thing — Review

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Because of the Rabbit — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life. ~ Giorgos Seferis, writer ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Melissa Donovan is going to tell you What Makes Iconic Characters Unforgettable HERE on Writing Forward. This is… Continue reading Because of the Rabbit — Review & Giveaway

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The Lost Girl — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.” ~ Colette ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Christie Wright Wild offers classes in writing and… Continue reading The Lost Girl — Review & Giveaway

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Heartwood Hotel: Home Again — Review

Thought for the Day: “Most of my work consisted of crossing out. Crossing out is the secret of all good writing.” ~ Mark Haddon ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Writers in the Storm has a terrific post HERE with writing tips from Ray Bradbury. Ragan’s PR Daily has a post HERE with 14 Invaluable… Continue reading Heartwood Hotel: Home Again — Review