#bookreviewsI have decided to use my blog as a way to provide reviews for independent authors and writers. While my opinion is just one of many, I do try to be fair and bring out what I find is the best within a person's work. As a writer myself, I know what it takes - … Continue reading Finding Dori
Now that my book is out there in the reading void, my words are being consumed by others. Judged, chewed upon, swished in the mouths and minds of people who like to think about the story and the many issues within it. Maybe a reader has been there, knows what Scout went through. Maybe a … Continue reading After People Read a Book
This blog post on Finding Dori was written on April 15th, 2016. Yesterday was my first book's launch day. I only get one of those. Kind of like a first Steelers game at Heinz Field. I only get one of those. So if the memory isn't a good one - or one you'd prefer to … Continue reading Scout’s Honor Launch – Yes, it actually happened.
#manuscriptmonday #mondaymotivationFinally, after nine months since signing my contract with Pen Name Publishing, my debut novel, Scout's Honor, will be released this month. A lot of blood, sweat and tears went into writing the book, and then a lot of elbow grease went into the editing of the work. ("Santa Claus" is spelled "Santa Clause" … Continue reading Scout’s Honor Launch Day – April 14th, 2016
#WWWBlogs #writingwednesdayDuring Easter Weekend, my daughter home visiting from college asked me, "Why didn't you use dad's name as your name for writing your book?" She wanted to know why I used my maiden name as my author name instead of my married name.It is difficult as a woman to know what to do about the … Continue reading What’s in a Name?