My Delima, To Keep Reading or Not? #amreading

My Delima, To Keep Reading or Not      This doesn’t happen to me very often. The books I choose to read I usually like. Some more than others of course, but it’s a rarity for me not to like the book on some level. A couple of weeks ago I randomly picked a book from my stack of  ‘To…

Book Review ~Rahna Reiko Rizzuto ~ Hiroshima in the Morning

“Seriously, I Will Read Your Book” Hiroshima in the Morning by Rahna Reiko Rizzuto Historical fiction and memoir writer takes readers on a personal journey where history and memory are uncovered and the ties that bind are forever altered. Rahna Rekio Rizzuto will be at the Muse and the Marketplace Conference in Boston April 30-May 1st where she will be teaching…

Fantasy Fiction Author Interview ~ Stacey Wallace Benefiel

In conclusion to “Seriously, I Will Read Your Book” (Day of Sacrifice & Rebellion) Fantasy Fiction Writer Stacey Wallace Benefiel Author Interview Stacey Wallace Benefiel, author of Day of Sacrifice and Rebellion, writes fantasy that makes one think about the different roles religion can play and just who should be in control. You can find Stacey on Facebook, Twitter, her…

Seriously, I Will Read Your Book ~ Stacey Wallace Benefiel ~ Rebellion

“Seriously, I Will Read Your Book” Day of Sacrifice by Stacey Wallace Benefiel Fantasy fiction writer Stacey Wallace Benefiel takes the reader into a world where sacrificial first borns are the norm and witches and guardian angels are instrumental in the rebellion.   Rebellion Stacey Wallace Benefiel Kindle, Nookbook and Smashwords Edition 2010 Back Cover: Cara needs something to live for. Abel just needs…

Seriously, I Will Read Your Book ~ Stacey Wallace Benefiel ~ Day of Sacrifice

“Seriously, I Will Read Your Book” Day of Sacrifice by Stacey Wallace Benefiel Fantasy fiction writer Stacey Wallace Benefiel pushes the boundaries of human society with sacrficial first borns and the role guardian angels play. Day of Sacrifice Stacey Wallace Benefiel Kindle, Nookbook and Smashwords Edition 2010 Back Cover: With only three days left until her twenty-first birthday, her Day of Sacrifice, Flora…

Epic Fantasy Fiction Author Interview ~ Amy Rose Davis

In conclusion to “Seriously, I Will Read Your Book“ Epic Fantasy Fiction Writer Amy Rose Davis Author Interview Amy Rose Davis, author of Ravenmarked, creates character driven stories in worlds that are faced with unrest and injustice. You can find Amy on Twitter, her blog, and Facebook. ~Leave a comment to win a copy of…

March In Like a Lion out Like a Lamb?

  March in Like a Lion and Out Like a Lamb      I don’t know about you, but the past few days I’ve been wondering how in the world it was March already?!! With my work load increasing my days have become a serious juggling act of work, writing, social commitments and husband time. The more I…

Unplug and Recharge

Unplug and Recharge For most of us our schedules have us continually plugged in. If we are not busy with work, family and writing, we are busy with social networking. With everything a tweet or post away its easy to forget how all of that can clutter the mind. For a week in February this was my…

Common Writing Mistakes and Editing Tips for Aspiring Writers

    Via Flickr by Dave Malkoff Aspiring Writer Common Pitfalls      Common mistakes aspiring writers make are kind of like playing a game of Pitfall by Atari.  You are the Indian Jones type block character and the writing pitfalls are the quicksand and alligators, which bring death and unsophistication to your writing.       With serious edits underway for Pearl…

Are You a Writer Even if You Are Not Published?

Can You Call Yourself a Writer if You Are Not Published?      I recently had an aspiring writer tell me they did not want to start a blog or sign up on Twitter because they didn’t want anyone to know they were a writer. I was dumbfounded that I don’t even remember if my brows crinkled or…