The Truth According to Us I had read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Annie Barrows, and her aunt Mary Ann Shaffer back in 2009. I also read the Ivy and Bean series with my daughter that Annie Barrows does with Sophie Blackall. But when the new Annie Barrows book The Truth According …
Royal Wedding, by Meg Cabot I was fortunate enough to get my hands on an advance reading copy of Royal Wedding, by Meg Cabot. What is interesting to note, is that this is the first book in the Princess Diaries series that is an adult title. The book will be released on June 2, 2015, I …
What does money, publishing and writers have anything to do with the process of writing? Blog cloud The truth on the Internet is that each writer out there wants to earn income with their blogs and their websites.  They want to make a ‘name’ for themselves but have no idea how to go about this. …
I have put great effort into reading 17 Carnations: The Royals, The Nazis And The Biggest Cover-up In History, by Andrew Morton, and I have to say I will not put in anymore. Andrew Morton’s Book 17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis and the Biggest Cover-Up in History is a non-fiction historical account of the …
What is the key to success? Is it AdSense or Writing? The key to success is not thinking about money right away but providing a strong product and website to your readers.  The first step is looking at the content of your work and choosing to redo much of it to allow a reader to …
I purposely didn’t read anything that would give away the storyline to The Heir by Kiera Cass. So when I tiptoed downstairs to my fully charged iPad, being ever so cautious of every sound I made. A simple squeak of the stair or creak of the cupboard would awake my sleeping brood. I downloaded the ebook and …
The beauty and glamour of traditional publishing. As much as things have changed over the years with traditional publishing and self-publishing, somethings still hold true and will never change.  The beauty of becoming a more powerful writer is knowing some basic do and don’t and not get moved by the glamour of being a published …
I’ve done a book review on the Selection series before, and with the new book coming out tomorrow, here are the other two. With the new Kiera Cass book being released May 5th I wanted to get the readers up to speed.  Cass was excited to announce the upcoming book, the heir being the fourth …
When writing and publishing a fine blog post you need. to publish it.  When you want a great blog post, you need more. Write out a good blog post on paper What do I need to publish something great? First, define your idea of great. A blog post can be as long or as short …
Do you have a reason to be happy? Even with her new book out, Better Than Before, (and I plan to read and review it), I decided to read The Happiness Project,by Gretchen Rubin, first, to give me some sense of perspective. In the last year I had a lot of things to be unhappy about.My oldest son …
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