Category: Guest Blog

Interview with James T. Hogg

1-When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?  [I remember the moment.  My mother had told me no TV on weeknights.  This was a terrible injustice.  After railing – whining actually —about it for an hour or so, I embarked on… Continue Reading “Interview with James T. Hogg”

Destiny of Determination – Faith and Family By Cathy Burnham Martin (Book Review #1460)

‘Faith and Family’ is a historical fiction memoir about Hrant Gulumian escaping Armenia and moving to America. This is the second book of its series. It is about having faith and the love you have for your family. Survival is important, and you understand… Continue Reading “Destiny of Determination – Faith and Family By Cathy Burnham Martin (Book Review #1460)”

What’s in Your Armory? by MK Stangeland, Jr.

Suffering from writer’s block? Have you written yourself into a corner and don’t know how to get out of it?             Perhaps you’ve already written the solution but haven’t realized it yet.

“Poetry Unleashed: Demystifying the Book Publishing Process” by LindaAnn LoSchiavo

Visit sites where readers congregate, such as Review Tales, and it’s obvious that novels dominate.  There’s a belief that poetry is more difficult to get published.  If you are a poet struggling to place a chapbook or a full-length collection, then this article will… Continue Reading ““Poetry Unleashed: Demystifying the Book Publishing Process” by LindaAnn LoSchiavo”


My mother often told me how, shortly before my fourth birthday, she found me hitting my older brother while he was reading – because I couldn’t.  She set about teaching me, and I haven’t stopped since; books and learning have always been an important… Continue Reading “WHAT DOES AN ENGINEER KNOW ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH? by John Elliott-White”

Communication – Two Tales, Miles & Months Apart By Ann Göth

Tale 1 is from my book “Volcanic Adventures in Tonga” (website). Imagine yourself stuck on a remote South Pacific island, without the comforts of Western civilisation but surrounded by friendly Polynesians. One telephone on the island, the social hub. When walking the short distance… Continue Reading “Communication – Two Tales, Miles & Months Apart By Ann Göth”

A Few Words from Will Mullin

Writing has been an on-again-off-again hobby for me ever since I was very little. When I was about six years old, Dad set up a family computer. One of the first things I remember doing with it is firing up Microsoft Word and typing… Continue Reading “A Few Words from Will Mullin”

All about ‘Brother Broken’ – Cecile Beaulieu

‘Brother Broken’ is not a tale of woe. It’s not a romance novel, a how-to handbook, a travel guide, a pot-boiler, a sci-fi sequel or a fantasy adventure. It’s a Saskatchewan true story. A slice of history that’s not dark or depressing. A memoir… Continue Reading “All about ‘Brother Broken’ – Cecile Beaulieu”

An Interview with Jeannine Hall Gailey

That’s a tough one! I really love the current series I’m writing of Cassandra poems, I loved my first book which I worked so long on, starting in my twenties and ending when it was published at 32. I love my essays because that’s… Continue Reading “An Interview with Jeannine Hall Gailey”