Tag: book club

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. 

A Happy Ghost by Karl Kristian Flores

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”

The Felled – Never Going Back by Ryan S. Leavitt (Book Review #971)

The felled is the first book in its series. The science fiction story begins 12 years after humans have left Earth. With all residing on a ship called Arqa, their primary mission is to create AI in order to bring about an event hailed… Continue Reading “The Felled – Never Going Back by Ryan S. Leavitt (Book Review #971)”

I am Cuba: Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution by Matthew Langdon Cost (Book Review #968)

I am Cuba is a military historical fiction about Fidel Castro’s battle, beginning with such a small army to when he becomes the most powerful man in Cuba.

Writing Unique Phrases by A. Carina Spears

Greetings gentle reader! Welcome to a guest post on writing unique phrases for your world-settings.  I’m A. Carina Spears and I’ll be your guide today!  My works range from horror to romance.  That said, my favorite genre is fantasy.  So let’s examine a quote… Continue Reading “Writing Unique Phrases by A. Carina Spears”

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”

Book trailers by Dennis Scheel.

The vast world of advertising can be intimidating to an independent author. When you self-publish your book, you’ll need to find a way to tackle the challenge of advertising. Book tours and author interviews can get your name and book titles out there by telling sources… Continue Reading “Book trailers by Dennis Scheel.”

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”

Sentences That Contain Every Letter of the Alphabet

Did you know that English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the global lingua franca?