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Voices of Young Heroes — Review

Thought for the Day: “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” ~ Bob Dylan ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Our heroes are often underdogs, especially in middle-grade fiction. Charles Yellowitz has a good… Continue reading Voices of Young Heroes — Review

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World’s Wackiest Animals (Lonely Planet Kids) — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: “Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.” ~ Colette ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Getting ready to submit? HERE is an excellent… Continue reading World’s Wackiest Animals (Lonely Planet Kids) — Review & Giveaway

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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

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Spies, Lies, & Disguise: The Daring Tricks and Deeds that Won World War II — Review

Thought for the Day: “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.” ~ Thomas Mann ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Laurence MacNaughton has a terrific article HERE on Fiction University that will help you Plot Your Novel in 3 Simple Steps. Dave Chesson has a good… Continue reading Spies, Lies, & Disguise: The Daring Tricks and Deeds that Won World War II — Review