Tag: book blog

Three Paradoxes Resolved by Writing Novels

My first suspense novel, Shrink Rapt, took me eight years to complete, an arduous and gratifying accomplishment.  As a psychologist, I value life lessons, especially when they come in the form of paradox.  Slogging through to the finish taught me three vital things. 

1000 BOOK REVIEWS…done!

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.

An Interview With AE Hines

Pre-order the collection and each dollar raised between June and November will be matched dollar-for-dollar and donated to The Trevor Project. 1. What’s your favorite thing you have written? This is a difficult question. I don’t generally think of anything I write in this way,… Continue Reading “An Interview With AE Hines”

An Interview With David Seaburn

What genre Is Broken Pieces of God? Broken Pieces of God is contemporary literary fiction. Primarily, this means it is a character driven story. What Is the main plot of the book? The main plot revolves around the lives of Eddy and Gayle Kimes… Continue Reading “An Interview With David Seaburn”

Let’s Ask Billy Johnson

You ask, “Billy Johnson, whatever possessed an old guy like you to write THE CASSEROLE LADIES?” Reasonable question. I mean after all it’s about five unmarried older Southern women looking for postmortem romance. That topic doesn’t even come close to appealing to the coveted… Continue Reading “Let’s Ask Billy Johnson”

ONE MOMENT TO THANK AN AUTHOR

I received an email on my birthday from an author and felt that he deserved some recognition. Thank you for thinking of me and spending the time to wish me a Happy Birthday. I Am So Glad You Were Born We got treated to… Continue Reading “ONE MOMENT TO THANK AN AUTHOR”

900 REVIEW- THANK YOU

My goodness, Review Tales has reached the milestone of 900 reviews! Thank you to all authors, contributors, and especially all my site followers for making that possible. I can truly say that all 900 reviews have been my way of bragging to the world… Continue Reading “900 REVIEW- THANK YOU”

The Night and the Land By Matt Spencer (Book Review #895)

The night and the land is an urban fantasy story about Sally Wildfire and Rob Coscan. The story is set in the small town of Brattleboro, Vermont. It is haunted and dangerous. Sally is on the run and happens to meet Rob, a drifter… Continue Reading “The Night and the Land By Matt Spencer (Book Review #895)”

The Challenges COVID Brings to Writing by Dennis Scheel

Many challenges have surfaced since the virus reared its ugly head all over the globe. With 100 million people infected, we have all been influenced in some ways, which, of course, also shows in the world’s penmanship. It’s been almost a year since everything changed. This includes writing as well. Many authors now work from home, in… Continue Reading “The Challenges COVID Brings to Writing by Dennis Scheel”