This little story will take you less than five minutes to read #flashfiction #story Click To Tweet Perhaps it will touch your heart. Enjoy a taste of flash fiction. The face in the sun, which looks like the man in the moon, grins at me through the window. I burrow deeper under my covers […]
Archives for July 2016
What Are Beta Readers and How to Find Them?
Okay, so you’ve finished your first draft. You’ve done everything you can with it. You’ve read it and re-read it to the point of total exhaustion. In fact you’ve gone over it so many times, that you’re not sure you’re reading the words on the page or if you have the pages memorized. What’s next? […]
Rave Reviews for Murder on Moonshine Hill–5Stars!!
Releases 8/23 but Pre-Order today on Amazon and B&N Murder on Moonshine Hill is a clever and exciting murder mystery with interesting characters, a bit of humor, and a delightfully complicated plot. While the reader knows there has been a murder, the adventure begins when Jenna Scali finds an urgent note tucked inside a wedding invitation from […]
Still Life with Bread Crumbs–Review of Anna Quindlen’s book
I don’t know how I stumbled on Still Life with Bread Crumbs, but I’m glad I did #bookreview Click To Tweet It was a very pleasant read. Anna Quindlen created a believable female character of a certain age. The book is about Rebecca Winter, a semi-famous photographer from New York City who has fallen on […]
What About the Setting? Tips for Making Your Setting Real
I love the “cold” mysteries. Those set in the cold regions–Sweden, Iceland, Norway. Why do I love those books? I love the settings. The characters are all excellent as well, but its the settings that keep me coming back time and again. In Henning Mankell’s series the setting, a small town in Sweden, plays as […]
People People Your Books–Eyes Wide Open!
One of the best habits you can cultivate as a writer is the power of observation. People all around you give you amazing content. Whether it’s the obnoxious barista that won’t even look at you or the friendly cashier at the local market. Everyone you encounter provide a wonderful panoply of characterizations. The only thing […]
Quentin talks about Murder on Moonshine Hill
“When we went to the wedding,” Quentin said, “we expected fireworks, but no one expected murder.” Click To Tweet The second book in the Jenna Scali series is now ready for Pre-Order. Let’s spend a little time with Jenna’s BFF Quentin Pearson to get the inside scoop about this new book. A secluded mountain wedding […]
8 Tips for Participating in a Blog Tour
One of the most important things you can do to get the word out about your book is a Blog Tour #bookmarketing Click To Tweet The more blogs that highlight your book, the better. Think about it. All blogs have a following. It may be a small following, but it consists of people you would […]