BookPage Monthly Review: September 2020

This monthly edition where I review things from the library found magazine, Book Page, will be a little different because I wasn't able to get a paper copy this month. So I'm basing all my opinions off of what they have on the website right now. Legendborn by Tracy Deonn I've been hearing nothing but hype…

This is an article from my other blog about what featured authors should consider using on their websites. If you need website advice, assistance, or book cover design, feel free to reach out to me on my professional site! If you have a website, I’d love for you to link it in the comments either…

Choosing a Name for Characters

Editor's Note: The list section of this blog post has been copied and edited from my original blog. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Naming characters is either something you love to do or hate as a writer. The process can be really time consuming and drawn out. Sometimes...we might even spending a little too much…

(Repost) Book Review: Prophecy by Ellen Oh

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5HaVrWsolBG0IKhkfas50b?si=32bc6f232b15426e Editors note: This is a repost from my old blog. I am in the process of importing old posts over from there in order to keep everything in one spot. This post was originally published on 5/21/16. (From Goodreads) The greatest warrior in all of the Seven Kingdoms... is a girl with yellow eyes.Kira’s the…

Are Free Little Libraries Safe during the Pandemic?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3vHDPPT1QRiVyhVmrSdvuL?si=b69b782dbf044bbe Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com I happen to be a huge fan of Free Little Libraries. Ever since I found out about the program, I think it’s a great way to have community connection and bring people books. We have one in my town and I visit it every so often. Currently it…

How to Keep Track of Research for your Book

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Rp8J77KS3KVsajq5dbUVG?si=8bc561264dde46e2 I read and write a lot of historical fiction so I am always researching material for my novels. However research can quickly get out of control. Have you ever had a moment when you researched a small detail, discovered it, but the later on forgot the source when you went to look it back…

What I wrote: Week of August 31st, 2020.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2ldFmCpaHqNH15QemhQpMY?si=5ce7de6c5b91409d Photo by Ann H on Pexels.com This week I didn't write a lot, I'm pretty busy for a couple of weeks since I'm starting new positions and have a couple of events going on. Blogging I did the most writing through blogging this week. I started writing a couple of blog posts and edited…

August Review + September Forecast

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6A8S8MUSUA7hpbK7GuCKrb?si=3d005af2243942d9 Photo by Markus Winkler on Pexels.com August was a great month for me to be honest. I had a lot of wins professionally and some personally. I also struggled with some health issues although am feeling better. Personal Goals for the Month of September Don't burn out Practice Japanese daily Do online learning Exercise…