Tag: writing

Why Write? by Rob Shackleford by Rob Shackleford

  Why Write? Rob Shackleford Author of ‘Traveller Inceptio’   My Writing Background I have been writing for quite a few years. While I was heavily engaged in academic and business writing, to be a more literary writer was never a fondly nurtured dream….

The Humbling Experience of Writing a Book by Jonas Salzgeber

The Humbling Experience of Writing a Book by Jonas Salzgeber Hah, it’s funny when I look back at my writing process. There’s Jonas who decided to write a book. He had an idea, he had the knowledge and necessary resources, and he had the…

Love, War, Glory by Denis Akinmolasire (Book Review #577)

Love war glory is a poetry, short essay book written with care and divided into four sections, love, war, glory, and life stories. Each chapter contained a combination of poems and short essay writings regarding the title. The literature was lyrical and had a…

The Last Trollid (The Sunset of Magic #1) by Alistair Potter (Book Review #576)

The last trollid is a fantasy story; book one of the sunset of magic series. The story begins with a world gate being opened by a wizard causing aliens to attack the population of the land. Ida operates in the kitchens and ends up…

Author’s commentary Greg Scherzinger

Author’s commentary Greg Scherzinger The notion of spirit animals is one that crosses many cultures. They are an integral part of our world and affect us in many ways. Many times as I was writing, my dog, Paco, would put his paw up on the…

For All The Women I Admire by Jackie Hanson

For All The Women I Admire by Jackie Hanson   I can’t imagine existing in a world where I can’t write. This essential life skill has pulled me out of some of the darkest corners of my life. Given me hope when I thought…

Information Barrage by Keith Julius

Information Barrage by Keith Julius          As I was filling my car’s gas tank the other day, I couldn’t help but notice the small video monitor built into the fuel dispenser, advertising products I don’t need and promoting services I was uninterested in. It…

THE FOURTH COURIER: AN INTERVIEW WITH TIMOTHY JAY SMITH

THE FOURTH COURIER: AN INTERVIEW WITH TIMOTHY JAY SMITH You have a new novel coming out, The Fourth Courier, set in Poland. What’s it about?   The Fourth Courier opens in the spring of 1992, only four months after the collapse of the Soviet…

Rejections From a Literary Agent: Discouraging Writers, One Bad Query at a Time By Randy Kasten (Book Review #573)

Rejections from a literary agent is a humorous book written about Marcie Ribbons who is a literary agent. She is retired and spends her day responding to query letters. She shares her view on the publishing industry and often expresses her thoughts and emotions…