Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Katt Wade on Twitter

NEAFCY says “GET THE SAVLONIC ALBUM YOU BASTARDS” — “So er, we're number 3 in the UK electronic charts on iTunes 😳 @TheWeebl @TheSavlonic @MsDarlizzle”

Writing is Bridge-Building - PASSIONATE REASON

L.E. Henderson
L.E. Henderson says “Writing is Bridge-Building ” — When I write, I begin with the assumption that everything is connected to everything else. After all, everything that we are and all that we know began with the Big Bang which happened around 13.8 billion years ago. Not only did it occur. We were part of it. We were all there. At least all … Continue reading Writing is Bridge-Building

What are you reading in September?

AntrimCycle says “What Are You Reading This Month?: What are you reading in September? -” — We’re reading Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, a new Judy Blume novel, and Marilynne Robinson’s Home. What are you reading?

Newsletter Mania~Round Three

Aurora Springer
Aurora Springer says “Newsletter Mania~Round Three via @eNovelAuthors — A couple of months ago we talked about marketing our books via our newsletter, and more recently, gathering subscribers. Today, I’m updating because as usual, changes are in the air. Most aut…

To the man holding up the wrinkled cardboard sign

Chris Martin
Chris Martin says “To the man holding up the wrinkled cardboard sign” — I see you. I don’t know your name. I have no idea where you came from or even why you’re standing in front of Walmart. I don’t know your story or what events from your past led to…

How to Title Your Novel

Jennifer Bull
Jennifer Bull says “Struggling to name your novel? You need @ShesNovel's epic breakdown in your life!” — Struggling to title your novel, eh? I've been right there with you, friend! Finding the perfect title for your latest novel is almost never easy, but–believe it or not–there is a bit of a science to it. Just like understanding story structure and studying it in the novels you read can help you better plot your own novels, understanding and studying book titles can do the same! I've avoided writing this post for so long–despite the fact that it's one of my most requested articles–simply b…

Oculomotor Dysfunction: Why my Child Skips Words, Can’t Cross the Midline, Experiences Double Vision

Wendy K Moments
Wendy K Moments says “More than 20/20 Looking beyond visual acuity” — Oculomotor Dysfunction: Why my Child Skips Words, Can’t Cross the Midline, Experiences Double Vision This article provides helpful information about oculomotor development for reading, writing and spelling. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Eye movements are the fastest and most frequent motions made by the human body. The eye movement control system, known as the oculomotor system, is complex and sophisticated. The function of... Read More

The Power of the Summer Holiday

Debbie Young
Debbie Young says “New on my blog: "The Power of the Summer Holidays" - about recharging batteries of all…” — In my column for the September issue of the Tetbury Advertiser, I’m reflecting on the restorative powers of the summer holiday – mine was just drawing to an end when I wrote the copy On…

Doug Oudin, Author

doug oudin
doug oudin says “An ocean full of stories;”
Which book are you reading now? Dark Harbor by David Hosp Which was a book you loved at school? Moby Dick by Herman Melville Which was a book you hated at school? Captains Courageo…

Getting Twitter Followers

James Minter
James Minter says “Find Twitter followers that want to read your book: - ”
Are you getting the most out of your Twitter experience?  Followers are key to getting the word out about you and your books. When I first started tweeting, I thought that the foll…

How important is POV?

Aditi Chopra
Aditi Chopra says “How important is POV? ”
Point-of-view (POV) plays a critical role when you are writing scenes for your novels. While several authors write their stories from first person point-of-view, that is not a styl…

Book Snobbery, Fairy Tales and Reality

Lori R. Lopez
Lori R. Lopez says “Excellent and charming! Well said, Jaye! <3 Book Snobbery, Fairy Tales and Reality via @JayeTomas1
Book Snobbery, Fairy Tales and Reality BY THE SILO – SEPTEMBER, 19TH 2016     “The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.” ― W.H. Auden “In a utilitarian…

Who is this writer called Leeland Artra?

Leeland Artra
Leeland Artra says “Discover "Who is this writer called Leeland Artra?" Are you sure you want to know? See for yourself ”
Born in Seattle, did private schools moved to public schools. Family lost business, moved from vast hilltop house to small camper trailer living on welfare

Troubleshooting Your Novel… by Steven James

k.e. garvey
k.e. garvey says “Troubleshooting Your Novel… by Steven James | Ink Drop Interviews & Reviews ”
I own a number of writing reference books. A ridiculously, too-large (457) number if I were being honest. I suppose you could say I collect them as others might collect tiny spoons…

Dunkirk and all That

Steve McEllistrem
Steve McEllistrem says “RT @AMZ0NE Remembering the "glorious" defeat at Dunkirk. Read the post by Ian Graham Leask! ▶ ”
This is the ‘Endeavour’–the last of the cockle boats that made the rescue run to Dunkirk early in World War 2–one of the reasons I always make a pilgrimage …


Bikram Dhillon
Bikram Dhillon says “RT @ReaderFaves Amid death and destruction, A MAGICAL PLACE. ▶ ”
In this scene from A Beirut Heart: One Woman’s War we are leaving Beirut  to spend time with friends in Ghazir.   In the spring, Ghazir, a small village of some fifty fa…

International Reading Year!

Dawn A. Lajeunesse
Dawn A. Lajeunesse says “International Reading Year!”
FROM CHARLES FRENCH’S BLOG: ( There is nothing official about this, but at this blog, I am declaring that this whole year from September 6, 2016 to September 6, 2017 is Inter…

Blood Skies by Steven Montano REVIEW

Jake Scholl
Jake Scholl says “Blood Skies by Steven Montano REVIEW”
Over the past few years, Post-Apocalyptic novels, shows, and films have captured many people’s’ imaginations. Though the usual cause has always been the same: man mistr…

Walk Within The Lightning

K.R.Rowe says “Walk Within The Lightning Fear changes a man.”
  The car smelled; the stench overwhelming. The distinct scent of rotten meat assaulted my nostrils, threatening to bring up my dinner.  Trying not to be conspicuous, I leaned…

Forever Boy: Sneak Peek at Chapter 1

Lita Burke
Lita Burke says “Forever Boy: Sneak Peek at Chapter 1 ”
Let’s get things going with a taste of clockpunk fantasy. It is only a few more days to go before I kick off my new Clockpunk Wizard series with the release of the novelette,…

Free Stuff

John Davis
John Davis says “Free Stuff via @wordpressdotcom
  Why free? I try to offer as much as I can for free, while still selling enough writing to put food on the table. Some authors are against giving away their work and I totall…