As an author of both young adult and middle grade fiction; and as a home-schooling mom, I feel it is important to share this with you. My dear friend; Dana Mentink posted a video on Instagram that contains a VERY important message about reading… Evidently, someone made a comment on twitter about teachers stifling … More Reading and going at your own pace…
I recently saw a question on my FB newsfeed that caught my attention. Surprisingly, it was a tricky answer to form, and it depends a great deal on your perspective, I suppose. Most people, when faced with this question, tend to think about the first book that they read. I, however, had a … More What book(s) ignited your love of reading
OH MY WORD! Not only do I have 17… SEVENTEEN stops on the tour . . . I have an official press release that I get to start sending out to area newspapers! AHHHH! Is anyone else as excited as I am?!?!?! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2016 – June 11, 2016 A Reluctant … More OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE | A Reluctant Assassin is going ON TOUR!
10 + Novels written . . . 2 Full length novels published . . . 3 Short stories published . . . 1 Launch team . . . 1 Street team . . . 1 Book that hit the #1 Bestseller spot in Amazon! The next hurdle . . . a book tour! In … More “A Desperate Escape” – BOOK TOUR Announcement!
When my recommendations included zombie apocalypse novels I tried to laugh it off, holding my hand over the screen while I tried to scroll far far away. When my reviews were mercilessly ripped to shreds by people who didn’t even bother to read the book, I shrugged it off because everyone is entitled to their … More Enough is enough.
Earlier today I posted on my review blog a list of my top ahem ten favorite authors. My top ten Authors – well… kinda It was NOT easy – let me tell you. Mum started it – and now she’s having WAY TOO MUCH fun with her own – putting each list in a separate post, … More The “science” behind picking your favorite authors:
Good Morning! It is a beautiful spring day and I am sitting here trying to figure out exactly what to say that will keep you reading the long post below… (This post also appears on my weebly blog) Better to just jump in I suppose. I won’t go in to all the boring “about … More Writing Process Blog Tour | JC Morrows
As I sit here pondering just what to write in my next review, I think back to the books I’ve read in the past. As much as I would LOVE to tell you that I was a dewy-eyed teenager mooning over Edward Cullen, I must admit that I was nearly past my twenties before … More Apparently you don’t need “talent”.
Yesterday I received an email from GoodReads about voting in their GoodReads Choice awards. So I went to check out the nominees. (You can too. Just click the image above) Frightening to think these are our options… Fortunately, they also offer the option of writing in a vote. I voted for exactly 1 of their … More Scary what qualifies as “literature” these days…
OK. Admit it. If you are an avid reader, even over the age of 30, you’ve read at least one young adult book or series. You know I’m right so stop trying to deny it. We all do it. Kids read novels written for adults because they want to feel older and more mature. Adults … More YA as seen by Readers and by Writers