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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

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The Truth About Martians — Review

Thought for the Day: “The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art.” ~Junot Diaz ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: The Manuscript Shredder has a great post HERE on The Magic Fix-it Scene. Don’t miss this one. Anne R. Allen has… Continue reading The Truth About Martians — Review

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Tell Me Earth & Sky — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “A world without adjectives would still have the sun rising and setting, the flowers blooming, the trees bearing fruits, the birds singing, and the bees stinging.”
 ~ A.A. Patawaran ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: We all have writer’s block sometimes. The post HERE from The Mixed-Up Files of … Middle-Grade… Continue reading Tell Me Earth & Sky — Review & Giveaway

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The Law of Finders Keepers — Review

Thought for the Day: “The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories.… Continue reading The Law of Finders Keepers — Review

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One Week of You — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” ~ Michaelangelo ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Fae Rown has a good post HERE at Writers in the Storm that will… Continue reading One Week of You — Review & Giveaway

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Fantastic Failures — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “I handed in a script last year and the studio didn’t change one word. The word they didn’t change was on page 87.” ~ Steve Martin ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Plot holes? No problem. The Writer’s Cookbook has advice from several writers HERE to help you fix those plot… Continue reading Fantastic Failures — Review & Giveaway

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A Long Line of Cakes — Review

Thought for the Day: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~ Will Durant ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: As writers, we have all heard Every Word Matters. Writing Forward has a good post HERE on exactly that topic. Louise Harnby has a wonderful post HERE… Continue reading A Long Line of Cakes — Review