All We Left Behind: Virginia Reed and the Donner Party, Anyone but Ivy Pocket, author interview, book review, Caleb Krisp, Donner Party, Harold Underdown, Janice Hardy, Nancy Herman

All We Left Behind: Virginia Reed and the Donner Party – Review, Giveaway, and Author Interview

Thought for the Day: "Formats and approaches and publishers' wants are constantlychanging. STORY stays as the one great constant. The challenge isto find the way to tell your story in a way that is true to it ANDthat works for the market of the day."~  Harold Underdown ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends:Anne Greenwood Brown… Continue reading All We Left Behind: Virginia Reed and the Donner Party – Review, Giveaway, and Author Interview

author interview, book review, Cal Ripken, Elizabeth Varadan, Imogene and the Case of the Missing Pearls, Jr., Kevin Cowherd, Squeeze Play

Imogene and the Case of the Missing Pearls — Review, Giveaway, and Author Interview

Thought for the Day: “Every time you look at a blank piece of paper, you’re doing something new. You have to step onto that blank territory and remind yourself the sky didn’t fall in the last time you wrote. Writing is a question of overcoming your fears—and everybody has them.” ~ William Zinsser ~Gifts for… Continue reading Imogene and the Case of the Missing Pearls — Review, Giveaway, and Author Interview

author interview, book review, David Teague, Ice Dogs, K. M. Weiland, Marisa de los Santos, San Francisco Book Review, Saving Lucas Biggs, Steven Pressfield, Terry Lynn Johnson

Saving Lucas Biggs — Review, Author Interview, and Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “The difference between the precise word and one that comes close is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” ~Mark Twain~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Writer’s Rumpus has a good post called Quick and Easy Revision Strategies for Days Your Brain Isn’t Working. HA! I know about that. Click HERE… Continue reading Saving Lucas Biggs — Review, Author Interview, and Giveaway

author interview, book review, Martha Aviles, Renee Londner, Stones for Grandpa, Sydney Taylor Honor Award

Sydney Taylor Honor Winner Stones for Grandpa — Review and Author Interview

Thought for the Day: "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read."   ~ Groucho Marx~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Looking to start a new project? You might find help HERE at StoryJumper. HERE is a list of the 100 Most Important Things To Know About Your… Continue reading Sydney Taylor Honor Winner Stones for Grandpa — Review and Author Interview

Anne Lamott, author interview, book review, Giveaway, Karen Harrington, Stephen King, Sure Signs of Crazy

Sure Signs of Crazy — Author Interview, Review, & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but… Continue reading Sure Signs of Crazy — Author Interview, Review, & Giveaway

Anne R. Allen, author interview, book review, Helen Hemphill, Hope Clark, Ray Bradbury, Tracy Bilen, What She Left Behind, Writing

A Review, An Interview, and a Giveaway – What She Left Behind by Tracy Bilen

Thought for the day:  “You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads.”  ~ Ray Bradbury (We will miss you, Ray Bradbury!!)Some gifts for my writer friends. The following are links I think… Continue reading A Review, An Interview, and a Giveaway – What She Left Behind by Tracy Bilen

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Meet Author Lynda Mullaly Hunt

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