Saturday, 11 April 2015


Philip Bromley
Philip Bromley says “Feature” — Leah McClellan - Writer, Copyeditor, Writing Coach - Writer, Copyeditor, Writing Coach - Freelance Writer and Copy Editor. Her friends regarder as a really nice person and I cannot disagree. She is...

A Walk in the Park: My Journey Through Hip Surgeries

Karine Green
Karine Green says “A Walk in the Park: My Journey Through Hip Surgeries I have moved! I am now at Wordpress” — WHY I WALK IN PARKS I am going to visit as many city park-trails as I can. This idea seems to lend itself to a mini-vacation every weekend on a tiny budget. There is an additional reason I am doing...

Blue Moon Publishers on Twitter

Jennifer Ammoscato
Jennifer Ammoscato says “Clementine's my fav snarky Internet muse too! Even if she does pick on poor Avery :)” — “Check out Clem's Tips: words of wisdom from our favourite Internet muse! @JenAmmoscato's #AverySeries coming soon!”

50 literary quotes to start your day with

Kris The Bard
Kris The Bard says “50 Literary Quotes To Start Your Day With | ShortList Magazine” — Getting out of bed every morning is a real drag. We know it shouldn’t be, but it is. And sometimes it takes more than just a potent cup of coffee to kick our raggedy butts into gear. That’s where minds wiser than ours can really be of use. No, we’re not referring to some hippy dippy self-help drivel (well, not intentionally anyway). No, this is about getting ready to face the day, the literary way. Think of it as literature’s equivalent of carpe diem. Jeez…

Short-listed or short-sighted?

Mike Craven
Mike Craven says “Interesting blog post by Karen Stephen, yours truly gets a mention.” — A blog by crime author Mike Craven has inspired me. He writes of his hilarious adventure attending a banquet honoring those short-listed for a crime-writing book award in London. I too am waiting w...

Things No Grieving Person Wants to Hear (and What to Say Instead)

Ey  Wade
Ey Wade says “Sad but I think this sometimes. " If your mother is 80, you notice that Father Ted Hesburgh just died at the age...” — Many of us get so nervous about offering condolences that we end up blurting out something less than comforting. The author of Unforgettable explains what words can provide real solace.

One sentence story

Kris The Bard
Kris The Bard says “One sentence story via @MJDougherty33 So little, says so much” — Painting Vermeer detail She drops the letter in the fire, tears blurring the dancing flames as his elaborate excuses crumble into ash, and the baby wailing in the next room laments the twisting of ...

Jury Called for First Verdict

Philippa Rees
Philippa Rees says “BOOK ON TRIAL Jury Called for First Verdict FREE EBOOKS for jury reviews via @PhilippaRees1
Jury Deliberations Invited. ( Not many have showed up- bad sign! Court Reporter) All rise.... Judge: (to Members of the Jury) You are assembled to deliberate the first charge again…


Jenny Hinsman
Welcome to the "FINDING KATIE" Blog Tour! AUTHOR, HARMONY KENT RAFFLECOPTER:  Register now to win!!! Goodreads Event Author Event, Sunday, April 12, 2015, 10AM until 12N …

Top 15 Reasons To Be Single This Summer

Karleen says “Check out @BellaNYCMag today for my article: 15 Reasons to Be Single this Summer!”
As a newly single lady, I was quite surprised when I announced my break-up to friends and family. Expecting cheers of liberation and praise, I was instead given hugs, comforting wo…

Author Interviews

Tina Frisco
Tina Frisco says “Author Interviews: via @KevcooperKevin
  Aragorn, (above) asks, Are You An Author Looking for More Exposure? If the answer is yes,  Kev’s Author Interviews (KAI) is the place for you. :) KAI provides you with the o…

Duet for Three Hands - SHOWCASE

Tess Thompson
Tess Thompson says “DUET FOR THREE HANDS “Best of 2015 Reads” - reminiscent of "To Kill a Mockingbird"”
Title: Duet for Three Hands Author:Tess Thompson Publication Date:February 13, 2015 Publisher:Booktrope A story of forbidden love, lost dreams, and family turmoil. The first book i…

Tales From The Manor - Quorn Be Gorn!

Christina James
Christina James says “Never one to mince her words, @Bodiciasapple tries mincing her Quorn, but it isn't meat & drink to Henry. ;)”
  The Manor was meat-free for three days this week. It was a quiet affair, almost wake like, as we paid due tribute to the carcasses of old and made no bones of the completene…


Tom Hocknell
Tom Hocknell says “The perfectly weighted novel ”
Of Sport and a Past Time: James Salter 
 They say you can’t choose friends. Or is it family? It’s all such a blur. Such maxims are equally confusedly applicable to novels. But we a…

Yoni's mouse

Lesley Hayes
Lesley Hayes says “Okay, it's official... we have another mouse in the house. That pesky cat will bring them in then get bored with...”
If you remember, in my last post I mentioned an intrepid mouse that narrowly escaped death by cat. As it turned out, it didn’t perish after all. I waited almost a week for the tell…

Book Review - Igboland by Jeff Gardiner

Jeff Gardiner
Jeff Gardiner says “Great new review of IGBOLAND by Jeff Gardiner: "Beautifully written... sexy and vibrant" ”
Book Blurb: A NEW LIFE THOUSANDS OF MILES FROM HOME Lydia and Clem Davie arrive in an Igbo village in Nigeria in July 1967 just as civil war breaks out, but Lydia has trouble adjus…

A retrospective

Peppi Vecchio
Peppi Vecchio says “A retrospective on writing. Learn how to avoid mistakes.”
In the software world, after we've spent a clump of time and accomplished something, we go back and do a retrospective to see what we did right and what we can do better. I th…