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Daisy Woodworm Changes the World — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.”~ Juansen Dizon, Confessions of a Wallflower ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: It’s always nice when we can get good writing information and be… Continue reading Daisy Woodworm Changes the World — Review & Giveaway

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The Vanderbeekers on the Road — Review

Thought for the Day: “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late…to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the… Continue reading The Vanderbeekers on the Road — Review

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The Hike to Home — Review

Thought for the Day: “Sure, it’s simple, writing for kids… Just as simple as bringing them up.”~ Ursula K. LeGuin ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: You can’t have a good story without a solid story premise. HERE C. S. Lakin has a great piece on Crafting a Compelling Story Premise. If our characters don’t… Continue reading The Hike to Home — Review

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Outside Nowhere — Review

Thought for the Day: "Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except the best."~ Henry van Dyke, poet ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: K. M. Allan has a lot of great content on her blog. HERE she tells us How to Add Unpredictability… Continue reading Outside Nowhere — Review

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Where Snow Angels Go — Review

Thought for the Day: "The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can."~ Neil Gaiman ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Kelsey Allagood has written an excellent article… Continue reading Where Snow Angels Go — Review

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Undercover Latina — Review

Thought for the Day: "You can sit there, tense and worried, freezing the creative energies, or you can start writing something. It doesn’t matter what. In five or ten minutes, the imagination will heat, the tightness will fade, and a certain spirit and rhythm will take over." ~ Leonard Bernstein ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends:… Continue reading Undercover Latina — Review

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A Perfect Mistake — Review

Thought for the Day: "It didn't occur to me that my books would be widely read at all, and that enabled me to write anything I wanted to. And even once I realized that they were being read, I still wrote as if I were writing in secret. That's how one has to write anyway… Continue reading A Perfect Mistake — Review

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Always, Clementine — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.”~ African Proverb ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I see a LOT written about voice and how important that is. HERE is a great article from Ronald Kelly in Writers’ Digest called 5 Tips for Forming Your Own… Continue reading Always, Clementine — Review & Giveaway

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Trusting True North — Review

Thought for the Day: “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.~ Muhammad Ali ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Do you have a novel in your bottom drawer that just doesn’t seem to work? Janice Hardy has a great post HERE with 5 Ways to Revive a Manuscript… Continue reading Trusting True North — Review

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The Fort — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”~ Mario Andretti ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Trimming words is one of the best things one… Continue reading The Fort — Review & Giveaway