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Fever Year: The Killer Flu of 1918 — Review

Thought for the Day: “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ~ Karen Lamb ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Anne R. Allen has a great post HERE with 10 tips for writing a good first chapter. I have been told that my book is “episodic.” What does that really mean… Continue reading Fever Year: The Killer Flu of 1918 — Review

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War is Over — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: The more things change, the more they stay the same. This is fun to read — an article HERE entitled The First Hundred Words are the Hardest was published… Continue reading War is Over — Review & Giveaway

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McTavish Goes Wild — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "THE GREATEST TEACHER FAILURE IS.” ~ YODA ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Jill Hedgecock wrote a terrific post HERE for The Creative Penn that gives you a way to use visual inspiration for your writing. HERE is another post on getting rid of filler words and phrases. It’s worth your… Continue reading McTavish Goes Wild — Review & Giveaway

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The Miraculous — Review

Thought for the Day: “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” ~ Louie L’Amour ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Revising is the bane of my existence. I am always looking for ways to make it better for me. BookWorks has a good post HERE called… Continue reading The Miraculous — Review

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Double Review & Giveaway — A Piglet Called Truffle & A Duckling Called Button

Thought for the Day: “You might not write well every day, but you can edit a bad page. You can’t edit a blank page.” ~ Jodi Picoult ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: We all hit creative slumps, so when I saw the post HERE by Macy Thornhill guesting on The Creative Penn, I thought… Continue reading Double Review & Giveaway — A Piglet Called Truffle & A Duckling Called Button

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The Disaster Days — Review

Thought for the Day: “But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think…” ~ Lord Byron ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: HERE is a post called 12 Things Everyone Tells You About Writing But Maybe You Need to Hear… Continue reading The Disaster Days — Review

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Wildfire — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "Don't wait until you're 'in the mood.' Get into the mood by writing." ~ Margaret Atwood ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I know a lot of you have an interest in writing historical fiction. K. M. Weiland has a good post HERE with 7 tips for researching when writing historical… Continue reading Wildfire — Review & Giveaway