If you are a reader, then you’ve probably used book reviews. Whether it’s word of mouth, blogs or review sites like goodreads.com or Amazon this honest feedback is the readers ticket to a sure-thing-read. So why are these reviews important and more importantly, why should YOU write reviews? Friends don’t let friends read bad […]
Michelle Hauck and Amy Trueblood are hosting a critique workshop/blog hop for anyone who would like peer review of their query and first 250 words. Please leave your comments below and a link to your blog if you would like me to critique yours. Title: LOGOS Genre: Adult Contemporary Fiction with fantastical elements Word Count: 80,000 […]
Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ugly Love made me ugly cry. Not just a few droplets, the full blown Claire Danes mask. Every book I read of Ms.Hoovers engulfs me in situations that always makes me squirm! This was no exception. The writing of this story is beautiful. You […]
I joined a blog hop with my fellow writers and book sisters, L. Penelope and Nakeesha J. Seneb. They have shared their creative process and now it’s my turn. What am I working on? I am editing my science fiction thriller, LOGOS. I am on the twenty-fourth rewrite (give or take) and it’s being read […]
Form & Structure: How Long is a Short Story? – Daniel Orozco – Do these elements work for creative nonfiction?
I attended the Idaho Rendezvous on Saturday and sat in on: Form & Structure: How Long is a Short Story? – Daniel Orozco Whether a single moment or the span of several generations, the short story can encompass all such various narrative forms. But it must always present certain narrative elements to be called a “short story.” […]
QUERY: Eve is a modern day Indiana Jones; acquiring ancient artifact, looking for clues to history’s greatest mysteries, and of course being hunted by an old and powerful organization. Roaming the streets of Rome, attending grand parties of the rich, and riding the gondolas in Venice isn’t the only excitement that comes with her new […]