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Absolutely Alfie and the Princess Wars — Review

Thought for the Day: “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” ~ J. K. Rowling ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Fear is such an important emotion in writing. Lisa… Continue reading Absolutely Alfie and the Princess Wars — Review

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Because of the Rabbit — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life. ~ Giorgos Seferis, writer ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Melissa Donovan is going to tell you What Makes Iconic Characters Unforgettable HERE on Writing Forward. This is… Continue reading Because of the Rabbit — 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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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

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The Atlas Obscura Explorers Guide for the Worlds Most Adventurous Kid — Review

Thought for the Day: "Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.” ~ Christina Rossetti, poet ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: There are a lot of resources and communities on line for writers. The post HERE from reedsy lists Fourteen of the Best Online Writing Communities for Writers. I am… Continue reading The Atlas Obscura Explorers Guide for the Worlds Most Adventurous Kid — Review

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The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Claire — Review

Thought for the Day: "Someone once told me not to bite off more than I can chew. I said I'd rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity." ~ Author Unknown ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I ran across an interesting post by Pamela Donison called Using Poetic Techniques to Strengthen Our Prose. There… Continue reading The Unforgettable Guinevere St. Claire — Review

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The Boy, The Bird, & the Coffin Maker — Review

Thought for the Day: “A drop of ink may make a million think.” ~ Lord Byron ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: I have been struggling trying to find the right title for one of my manuscripts for a long, long time, so I was happy to find the post HERE from M. L. Davis… Continue reading The Boy, The Bird, & the Coffin Maker — Review