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Update (23rd November 2016) – Amazon has seen sense, after much complaining it seems, and changed its rules to exempt book reviews. Please find out more information in today’s post Who… Source: Amazon’s Even Newer Reviewing Rules Will Book Reviews Be Affected? … Continue reading
Book Information Title: Plan Bea Author: Hilary Grossman Series: (book 1) Release Date: October 2015 Genres: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Booktrope Blurb How well do you really know the people in your life? Annabel O’Conner has the perfect husband, two adorable … Continue reading
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Dresses. You can’t really go wrong with them, can you? No matter what age, shape, or style, there are dresses to suit and flatter everyone. And don’t worry if you’re not a girly-girl, there are sporty dresses too. Floaty dresses … Continue reading
About First Sight Maddy Smith writes for a trendy website in Washington DC, has two fabulous best friends, and her own apartment. When a girl’s night out ends with her locking eyes with the handsome stranger across the room, the … Continue reading
Cover Reveal of Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre. This book is a Standalone Contemporary Romance. A Hollywood Star. A Small Town Girl. Opposites Shouldn’t Always Attract. ADD TO YOUR GOODREADS * * * * * Title: Hollywood Dirt Author: Alessandra … Continue reading
Rock That Style! As a Sons Of Anarchy obsessive, and loving the biker / rock chick style myself (sometimes), I will share what’s hot at the moment. The good thing about this type of fashion is that it will never … Continue reading
Hey all. I wanted to share this FANTASTIC novel by author E.C Ayres – The Red Tide. This novel is part of the Tony Lowell mystery series. Gene’s writing style is sharp, insightful and engaging. The main character Anthony Theodore … Continue reading
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Confession: I’m obsessed with all things American & Americans – the accent, the culture, the shows etc… I wonder if there’s people who are like this about Brits Must be some…. Anyway, here’s the difference between Brits & Americans I … Continue reading
My 2015 reads. There are so many books that I’m hoping to get through in 2015. Here are the list of books I have so far on my Kindle (in no particular order), which I have either purchased, received from authors, … Continue reading
Show, Don’t Tell. You may have heard the rule ‘show, don’t tell,’ when it comes to writing. What do they mean by ‘show, don’t tell?’ Showing, not telling is a technique that enables the reader to experience the story through action, words, … Continue reading
Ending The First Crucial Chapter My last post detailed writing the crucial first chapter / the introduction to your story to captivate readers. I provided examples of some great opening chapters from books I had read. This post reveals how … Continue reading
The First Chapter I have already posted information on ‘Writing The Crucial First Page’. If the first page doesn’t grab the reader immediately to want to turn the page, then you may have lost their interest, and your book being … Continue reading
Christmas Trees and Decorations From Around The World. I absolutely love this time of year – the atmosphere, the Christmas trees / decorations, Christmas movies and music, everyone getting together, and celebrating. Here are some Christmas trees and decorations authors … Continue reading
Writing That Crucial First Page As you all know, I research A LOT when it comes to writing! I have a notepad full of tips / advice / things I have learnt / read etc. One thing I have been … Continue reading
Stephen King On Using The Word Said. QUESTIONS for the writers: How many of you follow dialogue mostly with the word ‘said?’ instead of say, croaked, yelled, cried, mimicked, mumbled, snarled….etc. I am so guilty of using other words, but … Continue reading
Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules For Writers. First write for yourself, and then worry about the audience. “When you write a story, you’re telling yourself the story. When you rewrite, your main job is taking out all the things that … Continue reading
ENTER THE COMPETITION ON MY FACEBOOK AUTHOR PAGE TO WIN A COPY OF ONE OF THE THREE SIGNED PAPERBACK BOOKS! Thanks you to Sue Johnson, Julia Ibbotson and Clara Grace Walker for kindly agreeing to donate a copy of their … Continue reading
How To Escape A Bad Date. So, you’re on a date, and desperately want to get the hell out of there because of one, or all of the following reasons: he’s boring, he’s not your type, you’d rather be somewhere … Continue reading