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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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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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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

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I Will Protect You — Review

Thought for the Day: “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”~ Mark Twain ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Since I’m working on a picture book right now, you may see some links to good picture book articles. HERE is one from Writers’ Rumpus with 3 Ways to Pace Your Picture Book. The Writer… Continue reading I Will Protect You — Review

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Louisa June and the Nazis in the Waves — Review

Thought for the Day: “Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.”~ Albert Camus ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Liza Nash Taylor at Writer Unboxed has a great post HERE with some suggestions for getting help with revisions. Don’t miss this one. Funny is good, but it is also hard. Anytime I… Continue reading Louisa June and the Nazis in the Waves — Review

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A Dragon Used to Live Here — Review

Thought for the Day: “Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” ~ Erica Jong ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Tension is so important to keeping your readers engaged. HERE Tiffany Yates Martin has a great post on Writer Unboxed with wonderful examples called Tension,… Continue reading A Dragon Used to Live Here — Review

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How to Take the Groan Out of Grown-ups (and Get Along!) — Review & Giveaway

Thought for the Day: "Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you're doomed."~ Ray Bradbury ~ Gifts for My Writer Friends: Lara Willard has a GREAT post HERE with 2 Words You Should Stop Deleting Right Now and 66 Overused Words. I am a pantser, and I wonder sometimes if that’s okay.… Continue reading How to Take the Groan Out of Grown-ups (and Get Along!) — Review & Giveaway