Thursday, 15 September 2016

Book Blitz: In Every Way by Amy Sparling

Siobhan Davis Author
Siobhan Davis Author says “Book Blitz: In Every Way by Amy Sparling” — Today is my stop during the book blitz for In Every Way by Amy Sparling! There’s an excerpt of the book and a tour wide giveaway. Title: In Every Way Author: Amy Sparling Series: standalone i…


Angela Ackerman
Angela Ackerman says “Plan Your Hero's Core Traits via The Positive Trait Book's "Character Target Tool" Download” — Setting Planner (PDF) Use this handy tool to organize the settings in your story while keeping track of the various elements (such as sensory details, weather elements, mood, and symbolism) that will bring them to life. For a deeper understanding of … Continue reading →

What people always say to Writers.

Tom Angel
Tom Angel says “The most Annoying Things People say To Writers - a blog. ” — It was recently said I look like a writer, which I tried to pretend wasn’t shorthand for appearing socially inept, malnourished and skint. They then asked me what genre my novel is. It’s a re…


Michele W Campanelli
Michele W Campanelli says “'Grand Canyon Suite' Space Coast Symphony Orchestra adds Nat Geo HD footage to concert!” — Not Your Grandfather's Symphony Orchestra Once upon a time, everyone used to like orchestral

Chapter Three: The Cat is Out of the Bag

Anna Belfrage
Anna Belfrage says “Chapter Three: The Cat is Out of the Bag... Building up to the battle of Hastings via @Paulalofting
In Rouen, Duke William is readying himself for an exhilarating day of hunting. The noise and bustle of humans calling one another, hounds barking, hawks squawking, horses neighing …

Honoring Roald Dahl

John Priest
John Priest says “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. Source: Honoring Roald Dahl...”
Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. Source: Honoring Roald Dahl

Why Is My Book Not Selling?

Gary McLaren
Gary McLaren says “Why Is My Book Not Selling? via @DavidGaughran
Okay. Time for a confession. A Storm Hits Valparaiso is selling a little less than I had hoped. But that’s not what today’s post is about. This question – why is my book not sellin…

…of Action Stars and Trigger Pussies

Phil Sanderson
Phil Sanderson says “In Hollywood, no one truly respects a trigger pussy as much as they do a true-to-life action legend.”
Being a huge fan of action films, I could not help but envy my many movie and television heroes for their brutal bravery and decisive victory over various devilish bad-guys!  Some …

Disney Announces New Rick Riordan Imprint

Debbie Leland
Debbie Leland says “Disney-Hyperion announces new Rick Riordon imprint. Great opportunity!”
Rick Riordan has gotten a variation on the same question a zillion times: When are you going to write about the Hindu gods and goddesses? Ancient Chinese mythology? Native American…

Don’t, by Bob Selden, Reviewed.

Stuart Aken
Stuart Aken says “A book to help employers and employees alike.”
This book has a couple of informative subtitles: ‘Unlock the do in don’t…’ and ‘How using the right words will change your life’ I could add, ‘How using the right words will change…

Toenails For Sale

Maria Ashworth
Maria Ashworth says “Come read new blog post, Toenails For Sale via @maria_ashworth
Someone congratulated my husband recently on my successes as a writer. He said, “You can quit your job and go fishing all day now.” My husband laughed it off and thought, If he onl…

"Ideas are like rabbits" | Unbound

Lizzie Harwood
Lizzie Harwood says “"Ideas are like rabbits" by Elena Kaufman via @unbounders elena's book is 65% funded, let's make it 100%”
Today is a hot and bright Monday when Fall should be creeping in but instead Summer is stretching her wings over us. Today, I'm thinking about late bloomers, slow starters,…


Shana Gorian
Shana Gorian says “Learn more about Rosco the Rascal's Reading Room and how to be featured as a guest children's author”
  Rosco the Rascal’s Reading Room is a place not only for children’s author, Shana Gorian, to share news and updates about her work; it’s also a place for childre…

People Report the Funniest Things

Marcy G. Dyer
Marcy G. Dyer says “Patricia Bradley - People Report the Funniest Things - Breathing a sigh of relief. Just mailed edits for the fi...”
Breathing a sigh of relief. Just mailed edits for the first Memphis Cold Case Novel–Justice Delayed! And I noticed when I typed “mailed”, autocorrect wants to cha…

Last Train To Aldwych

Hugh Roberts
Hugh Roberts says “Welcome aboard the last train to Aldwych ”
Nobody had ever noticed Grace Simmons. She sat on her own in the second carriage of the London underground train which had just come to a halt at Aldwych station. The party goers..…

Author Interview: Gabrielle Mathieu

Joan Schweighardt
Joan Schweighardt says “Gabrielle Mathieu, on The Writing Life. Brilliant! Her novel: The Falcon Flies Alone.”
Welcome to the Tuesday Author Interview series at The Writing Life.  I will be interviewing authors every Tuesday until the end of November, so please check back in next week. Toda…

An Interview with Fero. The Wolf Pack

Vivienne Sang
Vivienne Sang says “An Interview with Fero. The Wolf Pack”
    Me: Thank you for agreeing to talk a bit about yourself. Fero. I know you don’t talk much about where you came from but please fill me in. You were born beyond …

Exciting Book News!

eleanor parker sapia
eleanor parker sapia says “Exciting Book News!”
2016 International Latino Book Awards I am honored and thrilled to share that my novel, A DECENT WOMAN, garnered an Honorable Mention for Historical Fiction, English, at the 2016 I…