Category Archives: Novelists

Penpal, By Dathan Auerbach – A Review

In a word – creepy. It has been a number of months, maybe even years since I’ve begun a novel and literally couldn’t put it down until it was finished and I knew the whole story before I could sleep.  Penpal … Continue reading

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Re-Blogging As Requested! Star Light Is Now Live!

Originally posted on Olivia Stocum: Today is the day! After my whole family spent a week eating cereal for dinner and the laundry piled up, it’s finally the big day! My Highland books are always the hardest for me because … Continue reading

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Blasty: a free book anti-piracy tool that notifies users of copyright infringement — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Originally posted on Nicholas C. Rossis: My author friend, D.G. Kaye, mentioned a new site called Blasty . This is a new site still in beta. It’s created for writers and artists to enroll their books and anything copyrighted. It … Continue reading

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Tools Of The Trade

Since the current novel is progressing so nicely there are a number of notes scattered here and there on the computer and in one specific notebook.  To put all of them in one place I’ve decided to use Critique Circle … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pines, by Blake Crouch

I have discovered a wonderful new author to read in the thriller genre: Blake Crouch. Originally I began reading Pines because it was a free read from Kindle. I finished reading it because it was difficult to put down! The … Continue reading

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Notes #562

The Alien Death Plague is still with me. It still wipes out my energy and makes me feel gruesome, but have actually been able to organize some notes and do some research today. Purchased two .99¢books for said research and … Continue reading

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Yet another look and stuff….

I don’t know what it was about the last one, but it made me unhappy.  It just wasn’t “right” for this blog, and for me, so I am changing it earlier than the week I try to leave them up … Continue reading

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Review: An Officer’s Duty, by Jean Johnson

An Officer’s Duty is the second novel in the Their’s Not to Reason Why series by Jean Johnson. This is not the first military adventure novel I have ever read, nor series, but it is one of the better ones. … Continue reading

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I Tell Ya…SOME Stories……

By this I mean:  Some stories will not let themselves be told except in a certain medium.  Usually my stories come out by typing steadily, sometimes doggedly at the keyboard.  Some stories, however, will not let themselves be told except … Continue reading

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Emily Post, Part XV

They shuffled into the room. Wilhelmina and Arthur exchanged hugs and European kisses – kissing both cheeks. As they drew more into the room it seemed to expand. The positioning of furniture, a small table with six chairs around it, … Continue reading

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