Connect the Stars, David Teague, Lincoln's Spymaster, Marisa de los Santos, Samantha Seiple, San Francisco Book Review

Lincoln’s Spymaster — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:"There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."~ Nelson Mandela ~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Beth Stilborn at By Word of Beth has a great post with lots of terrific links all about character names and… Continue reading Lincoln’s Spymaster — Review and Giveaway

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Connect the Stars — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”~ Earl Nightingale ~Gifts for My Writer Friends:Erika Wassall has written a great post on… Continue reading Connect the Stars — Review and Giveaway

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What Flowers Remember — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Only put off till tomorrow what you are willing to die left undone.”  ~ Pablo Picasso ~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Kathy Temean at Writers and Illustrators has a great post called 15 Things to Consider When Writing Description. Click HERE to see it. It is really worth your time. In fact,… Continue reading What Flowers Remember — Review and Giveaway

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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

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Franklin’s Big Dreams — A Review for Perfect Picture Book Friday

Thought for the Day: "If writers of children's books had to take an oath it might begin, 'First tell the truth.'"~ William Zinsser ~ Some Gifts for My Writer Friends: The folks at Children’s Book Insider and the Fightin’ Bookworms posted an interesting article about generating some fresh ideas. In case you haven’t seen this, click… Continue reading Franklin’s Big Dreams — A Review for Perfect Picture Book Friday