Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that my blogging buddies don’t get to see.  So I thought I would include the 10 … Continue reading Looking Back at 2016

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History of Dolls by Barbara Schlichting

Since my A First Ladies Mystery series is set in a dollhouse, I thought it’d be interesting to learn the history of dolls. Doll origins date to the beginning of time. Women passed their dolls down to their daughters as toys. In ancient times, they were considered part of religious rites and ceremonies. Greek literature … Continue reading History of Dolls by Barbara Schlichting

How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

    This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you are a woman many of you have run into a problem with your slip showing below your hemline. Not only does it look unprofessional, when someone brings it to your attention you are embarrassed. I’ve actually seen a woman standing near me whose … Continue reading How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

Fun with Book Promotion by Erin Farwell

Writing is hard work. You have to create believable but inventive plots and characters people care about or hate depending on their role in your story. The setting must support the world you’ve created and the ending must satisfy the readers so that the want more. After all this hard, challenging, and satisfying work, you … Continue reading Fun with Book Promotion by Erin Farwell

Photograph = Thousand Words

Post, photos copyright by Doris McCraw             This is an extra post this month. I thought instead of my usual post, I would share some photographs and give you some options for writing thoughts, stories, or poetry.  It would be great if you would share a sentence or two about … Continue reading Photograph = Thousand Words

Your Cover Is the Bridge to Your Readers by Stephanie Stamm

We work hard to make the content of our books just right. But the first thing any potential reader sees is the book’s cover. If that potential reader does not find the cover compelling, she or he will never pick up (or click on) the book and find out how wonderful it might be. A … Continue reading Your Cover Is the Bridge to Your Readers by Stephanie Stamm

Cover to Cover-Judge a Book by Its Cover by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher'ley Grogg Do you Judge a Book by the Cover? Of course you do. That's the first thing you notice and then you proceed from there. Perhaps the first chapter or the back cover. Sometimes we scan from Cover to Cover. From an expert, JK Waters Jeri - JeriWB Author & Editor. … Continue reading Cover to Cover-Judge a Book by Its Cover by Cher’ley