Anne Ursu, At Your Service, Barbara Krasner, book review, Breadcrumbs, Crazy Linda Vigen Phillips, Esther Ehrlich, Jen Malone, Jennifer Rumberger, Leisl's Ocean Rescue, Nest

Breadcrumbs — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be a very silentplace if no birds sang except the best.”~ Henry van Dyke, poet~Gifts for My Writer Friends: Writers Helping Writers are busy helping writers again with a guest post HERE by Warren Adler with 11 Novelist-Tested Ways to Defeat Writer's… Continue reading Breadcrumbs — Review and Giveaway

Anna Olswanger, book review, Gary D. Schmidt, Greenhorn, Jennifer Rumberger, Mark Goldblatt, Martina Boone, Okay for Now, Princess Academy, Shannon Hale, The Wednesday Wars, Twerp

Twerp by Mark Goldblatt — Review and Giveaway

Thought for the Day:“Writing a book is like telling a joke and having to wait two years to know whether or not it was funny.” ~Alain de Botton~Some Gifts for my Writer Friends: For 22 Rules of Storytelling, click HERE. HERE is a helpful post on why good people make good villains.  Boy, do I… Continue reading Twerp by Mark Goldblatt — Review and Giveaway

After Eli, Book Giveaway, book review, Jennifer Rumberger, Marvelous Middle-Grade Monday, Rebecca Rupp, Shannon Whitney Messenger

After Eli – Review and a Giveaway

Thought for the day:“If we had more fairy tales when we were young, we’d need less therapy as adults.” ~James Hillman~ A gift for my writer friends:Here are some links I think you will find valuable – four this week. Just click on the word HERE after each description to be linked.An extraordinary poem about… Continue reading After Eli – Review and a Giveaway

Jennifer Rumberger, Jenny Lundquist, Sacramento Book Review, Seeing Cinderella, Stephen King, What She Left Behind

Seeing Cinderella — A Review and Giveaway

Thought for the day:  “When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revis­ing a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.” ~ Stephen KingA gift for my… Continue reading Seeing Cinderella — A Review and Giveaway