When we first begin our lives, we slowly start to cultivate hobbies and friendships. Most of us first discover the joy in reading through school. As we experience the delights hidden away in the magic of stories, making our imaginations soar. But different people… Continue Reading “How our interests develop us as writers by Dennis Scheel”
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Somewhere in Kentucky Today I breathe in a town I don’t know, Whose warm weather is wet and thundering, Whose streetlights droop from wires sinking low, Whose milky life pace keeps me wondering. To where I went I did not care—I turned. I saw… Continue Reading “A Happy Ghost by Karl Kristian Flores”
Dear Resident of the Earth Realm, Imagine if you had the infernos of a mythical, fire dragon raging inside of you. Imagine if you had centuries of power and majesty trapped within your physical body. Now, imagine you are a tentative, thirteen-year old boy… Continue Reading “A Few Words BY BRETT SALTER”
Perhaps the most famous fairy tale in Western literature, Cinderella has been retold and reimagined in a staggering number of books and movies. The books and movies fall within two categories: modern day Cinderella stories featuring an underdog heroine and historical Cinderella stories with… Continue Reading “The Many Reincarnations of Cinderella by Bruce Calhoun”
Most authors, both new to the craft and well-seasoned, do some plotting before starting a new story. Some settle for a few points, but for others, their plotting has become so long that it can be a novel in itself. Pantsers are the exception… Continue Reading “When plotting is too much by Dennis Scheel”
I hit 1000 book reviews! Rod Walters kindly wrote this for me. Written by Rod Walters Congratulations, Review Tales, on 1,000! Anyone ever run into another book reviewer who has chalked up a thousand reviews? Of course you almost certainly haven’t.
Dormir is a crime mystery about a private investigation conducted by Payden Beck; a police officer hired to find Bill Dooley’s missing niece. He initially refuses as he is tired of all the brutality and harshness of the business; however, when the 13-year-old Chloe… Continue Reading “Dormir by Michael Golvach (Book Review #1000)”
You guys, I think I’ve developed…a problem. It started out, as these things often do, innocently. I was young, in middle school, and didn’t fit in. My hormones were surging and my awkward stage was in full swing. I watched other girls socialize at… Continue Reading “Book Porn By Auriane de Rudder”