Tag: writing community

How our interests develop us as writers by Dennis Scheel

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”

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”

A Few Words BY BRETT SALTER

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”

The Many Reincarnations of Cinderella by Bruce Calhoun

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”

When plotting is too much by Dennis Scheel

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”

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.

Captain You by Luca Bosurgi (Book Review #960)

Captain you is a self-help book geared to provide an organized and well-planned course to emotional self-reliance. The author is a mind researcher, healer, and trainer. So, there was no doubt in his knowledge and skill for providing such a richly informative book.

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.”