Tag: Guest Blog

Just Holden On by Ashley Parr

Just Holden On by Ashley Parr I always thought I would spend my days travelling the world and writing about all the amazing places I visited and the new people I met. However, I have learned after 33 years to stop trying to plan… Continue Reading “Just Holden On by Ashley Parr”

Truth or Fiction by Lorna Brown 

Truth or Fiction by Lorna Brown    I read an article a couple of years ago about a father, who cut his teenage daughter’s hair after she got highlights. It was her birthday and her mother treated her to the gift. The girl, I… Continue Reading “Truth or Fiction by Lorna Brown “

Going on an adventure with your characters by Dennis Scheel

Going on an adventure with your characters by Dennis Scheel   Reading a fantastic book, experiencing it with the characters is a feeling like no other. Especially if the voyage being told is a great one, but imagine going on the adventure you’re writing… Continue Reading “Going on an adventure with your characters by Dennis Scheel”

Why I Write for Children– Michele Clark McConnochie

Why I Write for Children– Michele Clark McConnochie According to the late, great and highly prolific Terry Pratchett, “Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself.” He certainly should have known; he wrote over 70 novels after all. However, to be brutally… Continue Reading “Why I Write for Children– Michele Clark McConnochie”

How Themes Add impact to a Novel by Evelyn Puerto

  How Themes Add impact to a Novel by Evelyn Puerto   Squeals of glee mixed with a deeper laughter came from the stairs. My four-year-old grandson was playing one of his favorite games with his dad: sliding down the stairs.   He’d want… Continue Reading “How Themes Add impact to a Novel by Evelyn Puerto”

Worldbuilding: Creating fantasy worlds as real as our own by R.J. Vickers

When I was reading The Way of Kings, an epic fantasy by one of the masters of worldbuilding, Brandon Sanderson, I came across something that emphasized how deeply he had thought through his world.

Questions for Kevin Schewe, author of Bad Love Strikes

Questions for Kevin Schewe, author of Bad Love Strikes   Bad Love Strikes is your debut novel. You have a busy and fulfilling career as a radiation oncologist. Why did you decide to write a book? As a preface to my answer, I have… Continue Reading “Questions for Kevin Schewe, author of Bad Love Strikes”

The Mighty Book Review By Whitney Rines

The Mighty Book Review By Whitney Rines   Word of mouth, platform, promotion, and marketing in general. All of this is important to the success of any author, but none so important as the mighty Book Review. It sets the standard for what others… Continue Reading “The Mighty Book Review By Whitney Rines”

Why Your Inner Voice Can Be Your Biggest Challenge — Or Advocate By Alison Robertson

Why Your Inner Voice Can Be Your Biggest Challenge — Or Advocate By Alison Robertson People often ask me what was my motivation for writing my book. As a personal development coach, I wanted to branch out into public speaking.  I was told the… Continue Reading “Why Your Inner Voice Can Be Your Biggest Challenge — Or Advocate By Alison Robertson”