Tag: indie 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”

On the Origin of Ideas by Richard Cunliffe

Among the many questions asked of authors, one of the most frequent must be: “Where do you get your ideas from?” My answer often proves a surprise.

After All – It’s All About Mauzzy by B. T. Polcari

As we built up to the launch of Against My Better Judgment, I was asked a lot of questions such as what motivated me to write the book (short answer – my wife and daughter); where do the character names come from; and what… Continue Reading “After All – It’s All About Mauzzy by B. T. Polcari”

An encouraging bio for authors by Karl Loveridge

I remember one day coming home, as a bright-eyed 10-year old, and declaring I liked Star Wars more than I liked KISS (i.e., the rock band). It’s funny as a kid you have to pick favorites like that. Looking back at that moment, I… Continue Reading “An encouraging bio for authors by Karl Loveridge”

Billy’s search for the unspell spell by Helen C Burke (Book Review #831)

Billy’s search for the unspell is a beautifully written story about Billy’s grandmother. She is the Magical Meadow’s fairy queen, and only Billy knows that she is trapped in Ireland. Everyone else thinks she is in Peru. Billy is searching for the Healing Well.… Continue Reading “Billy’s search for the unspell spell by Helen C Burke (Book Review #831)”

Off-Island by Marlene Hauser

The release of my novel Off-Island in paperback by Matador, part of Troubador Publishing had been long overdue. Originally written in 1982 and entitled Krystal, the then name of the main character, it was shelved after several major publishing houses in New York took a pass. As… Continue Reading “Off-Island by Marlene Hauser”

A Victorian Dinner by Lyssa Medana

A Victorian Dinner by Lyssa Medana Do you eat avocado toast? Because if you do, there will be people out there who will label you as soon as you confess. Do you eat ramen? How about swordfish steak? Do you eat tofu? How about… Continue Reading “A Victorian Dinner by Lyssa Medana”

How “Seeking Equilibrium” Addresses The Mental Health Crisis By Wayman Stewart

How “Seeking Equilibrium” Addresses The Mental Health Crisis By Wayman Stewart For years, my struggle with depression and anxiety was a source of secret shame and frustration. In spite of being someone who’s in touch with emotions and unafraid of vulnerable moments, talking about… Continue Reading “How “Seeking Equilibrium” Addresses The Mental Health Crisis By Wayman Stewart”

Nancy Burkhalter – The Education of Delhomme: Chopin, Sand, & La France – Le Mot Juste

Nancy Burkhalter The Education of Delhomme: Chopin, Sand, & La France Le Mot Juste For the historical novelist, thorough research is mandatory. We must make sure that the Union Pacific train ran through Laramie, Wyoming, in 1880 and not the Burlington Northern. Even if… Continue Reading “Nancy Burkhalter – The Education of Delhomme: Chopin, Sand, & La France – Le Mot Juste”