Personal Posts, Strike Back

#StrikeBack Day 2 (Day 10)

It's day two of the #StrikeBack-a-thon (check out yesterday's post for all the details)! Today's shout outs go to Kyle Robert Schultz, a friend and fellow self-published author (or, in my case, soon-to-be self-published) of the Beaumont and Beasley series which are fun spins on classic fairy tales. Below is the summary of the first… Continue reading #StrikeBack Day 2 (Day 10)

Personal Posts, Strike Back

#StrikeBack Youtube-a-thon

I’m late to the party, but I decided to join the Strike Back Youtube-a-thon effort. This is an event hosted by Booktubers over on YouTube after the recent changing of the policy. It’s hosted by That Bookie, Ben Sanders, and G Swizzle in an effort to help lesser-known Booktubers shine.  Basically, the aim is for… Continue reading #StrikeBack Youtube-a-thon

Writing Techniques, Writing Tips

Wrangling the Dangler: Unresolved Plots

There are many things that can dangle on the grammatical side of writing: participles, prepositions at the end of sentences, fragments, the list goes on. But one that most writers forget about is the dangling plot line. In a story, every scene, discussion, and decision a character makes or is a part of must impact… Continue reading Wrangling the Dangler: Unresolved Plots

Author Interviews, Personal Posts

Author Interview: J.M. Sulivan

This week's author interview is with my awesome friend J.M. Sullivan, author of Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles! Intro: What’s your name, what do you write, where can readers find you on social media? And just for fun, if you could be any mythological being, what or who would you be?   Hi! My name is… Continue reading Author Interview: J.M. Sulivan

Book Reviews

Book Review: 5 Steps to Better Blurbs 

5 Steps to Better Blurbs  by: Julie Gilbert  I was generously given an eARC of this book in exchange for an honest review; much thanks to the author! Writing a blurb is often something authors either love or hate. You have to take your multi-hundred-page magnum opus of a manuscript and condense it down to… Continue reading Book Review: 5 Steps to Better Blurbs 

Book Reviews

Book Review: Princess of Undersea

Princess of Undersea By: Leslie Conzatti Summary: Two kingdoms—one towering over the water, the other deep beneath the waves—balance on the edge of calamity. King Theodore of Overcliff withers in the wake of hardship, while King Davor of Undersea rallies his people for war. When Princess Ylaine gives up her most precious gift, in order… Continue reading Book Review: Princess of Undersea

Author Interviews

Author Interview: Ashley McLeo!

This week is the launch of a new series. Each Friday from now on, I will be interviewing a fellow author; either a new author with a finished manuscript or a recently published (self or traditional) author. First up,  Ashley McLeo, author of The Star Seed Trilogy  Intro: What’s your name, what do you write, where can readers… Continue reading Author Interview: Ashley McLeo!

Personal Posts

The Pokemon-Go Book Tag!

Disclaimer: Pokemon-Go is property of Niantic and  Nintendo. This Tag and these graphics are from Read at Midnight and used with permission.  Lots of people in my writing circle have been doing this tag lately, so I thought I would jump on board and join them! The book series that started it all for me had to be The Magic Treehouse by Mary Pope… Continue reading The Pokemon-Go Book Tag!