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Two Quick Reviews — Dream Within a Dream & The Battle of Junk Mountain

Thought for the Day: “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Writing poetry is good discipline and good for the soul. I try my hand at… Continue reading Two Quick Reviews — Dream Within a Dream & The Battle of Junk Mountain

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Free Lunch — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "Nobody will stop you from creating. Do it tonight. Do it tomorrow. That is the way to make your soul grow - whether there is a market for it or not! The kick of creation is the act of creating, not anything that happens afterward. I would tell all of you… Continue reading Free Lunch — Review & Giveaway

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Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe — Review

Thought for the Day: “Don’t say the old lady screamed. Bring her on and let her scream.” ~ Mark Twain ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Legends of Windemere has an interesting post HERE by Charles Yallowitz that deals with being a single father. We have them in stories we are writing, so there are… Continue reading Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe — Review

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Cryptid Creatures — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “A writer is, after all, only half his book. The other half is the reader and from the reader the writer learns.” ~ P.L. Travers ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: We all try not to write boring characters. Martin Cavannaugh has a good guest post HERE on Literary Rambles that… Continue reading Cryptid Creatures — Review & Giveaway

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On Snowden Mountain — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.” ~ Bobby Knight ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: HERE is a cute graphic post to help you know filler words you can cut easily. Suzanne Purvis is HERE at Fiction University to help you punch… Continue reading On Snowden Mountain — Review & Giveaway

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Cody and the Heart of a Champion — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "You sit down and you do it, and you do it, and you do it, until you have learned to do it." ~ Ursula K. Le Guin ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Cliffhangers are a great way to keep those pages turning. Anne R. Allen’s partner Ruth Harris has a… Continue reading Cody and the Heart of a Champion — Review & Giveaway

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20 Recipes Kids Should Know — Review

Thought for the Day: “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: It is always a good idea to inject humor into your writing, but doing it well isn’t easy. The Creative Penn has a good post HERE with some hints about humor.… Continue reading 20 Recipes Kids Should Know — Review