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Rescue at Lake Wild — Review

Thought for the Day: “Much of writing might be described as mental pregnancy with successive difficult deliveries.”~ J.B. Priestley ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Anne R. Allen has a really important post HERE for all writers. Please do not miss this one, and make sure you read all the way through. The California Writer's… Continue reading Rescue at Lake Wild — Review

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The Chance to Fly — Review

Thought for the Day: "When I'm writing, I'm waiting to see somebody, and I'm waiting to hear them. It's almost like conjuring spirits out of the air, using your own imaginative instability."~ Charles Baxter ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: This is just for fun. Mental Floss has a post HERE with 25 Words That… Continue reading The Chance to Fly — Review

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The Beatryce Prophecy — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”~ Pablo Picasso ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Character descriptions are important but too much can get in the way. David Safford has a great post HERE from The Write Practice that has good tips and excellent… Continue reading The Beatryce Prophecy — Review & Giveaway

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Nobody Likes You, Greta Grump — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”~ Denis Waitley ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Naming characters is fun, but it… Continue reading Nobody Likes You, Greta Grump — Review & Giveaway

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One Time — Review

Thought for the Day: “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”~ Victor Kiam ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I had a query critique recently, and the person critiquing said I need to find more recent books to compare mine to. HERE is a good post on just that topic from… Continue reading One Time — Review

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One Last Shot — Review

Thought for the Day: “First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.”~ Octavia Butler ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Looking for an agent? NY Book Editors has a very helpful post HERE on how to land an agent. Dialogue can make or break a story. Becca… Continue reading One Last Shot — Review

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Dictionary for a Better World — Review

Thought for the Day: “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” ~ Pele ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: There is an old saying in writing — no problem means no story. Writer’s Digest has an… Continue reading Dictionary for a Better World — Review