Book Review: Poet of the Wrong Generation

Title: Poet of the Wrong Generation Author: Lonnie Ostrow Genre: Literary, General Fiction Book Blurb from Goodreads: “It’s not that I don’t love you, and my tears are yet to dry. But you can’t go back and forth forever and we’ve already said goodbye.” Through these words, a young poet unearths his musical soul while … Continue reading Book Review: Poet of the Wrong Generation

Book Review – Souls Discovered

Souls Discovered by Miranda Brock Genre: Young Adult fantasy Description from Goodreads: Spin away with young Autumn as she finds a seemingly innocuous gold necklace on her family’s farm and inadvertently uncovers her destiny as “The Keeper.” Autumn’s discovery of the necklace activates “The Window” and alerts both good and evil forces to her whereabouts. Autumn is … Continue reading Book Review – Souls Discovered

How to Handle Writer Jealousy from A Writer’s Path

I feel like I run into "Writer Jealousy" every time I see the new releases for the month from Goodreads. All the potential, the shiny new covers, the rave reviews and people who "can't wait to read the book"...and mine aren't out there yet. I'm still in the unknown, unpublished (more or less) camp. So … Continue reading How to Handle Writer Jealousy from A Writer’s Path

Book Review: The Secret of Sinbad’s Cave

Description per author: Nat Sheppard’s world is turned upside down on the first day of the school holidays by the discovery of a secret room containing cave maps with clues to an ancient treasure. But Nat and her friends soon discover they’re not the only ones chasing the jewels. Professional treasure hunters are on the … Continue reading Book Review: The Secret of Sinbad’s Cave

Writing That Scene: Villette

In the format of a non-traditional critique, Writing That Scene examines the fundamentals of what it takes to make a scene powerful and memorable for readers. The opinion expressed is my own, and other readers’ opinions may differ. The goal is to provide an opportunity for authors to learn from each other and to see … Continue reading Writing That Scene: Villette