Tag : Writing

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I’m deeply saddened by the news today that author Terry Pratchett is no longer with us. It was just announced mere hours ago and I received the news as a text from a friend. I quickly opened the browser on my phone and after a quick search I found the news. Terry Pratchett dead at …
I have been writing and reviewing Tech products and books and I have had a wonderful time doing so. When Rebecca invited me to try my hand at writing for her blog I must say I was a little nervous. I spent weeks asking questions and I finally took the plunge. Your comments have been …
In the realm of questions there a lot of variables. Questions be close ended with simple yes or no’s for answers. Questions be more complex leading you to check your watch if someone asks you what time is it? Then there are the questions that use multiple brain cells to muddle through. Cause you to research …
A National Book Award Finalist. An Amazon Best Book of the Month in May 2014.  A Booklist Starred Review.  A Heather’s Pick from the CEO of Chapters Indigo. The list of accolades goes on. I was captivated by All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doerr the instant I finished the first …
The comment can be made that writers are a bit obsessed with writing, and promoting this writing.  what they don’t think about, at least at first is how they are a brand. Writers are creative people by nature and the thought of not writing scares them.  It is their heart and their soul. This begin …
It’s national reading month and what better way to celebrate it than talking about e-readers. I am a bibliophile. Don’t get me wrong I love the feel of an actual novel in my hands. When I am at home I do read physical books. Kindle or Kobo e-reader which one do you like? However, saying …
write out your feelings on paper While I do agree with Morris that it is important to be positive in life I also choose to embrace the negative moments in my life. I just don’t embrace them, I feel them, I let them in, I exhaust them when I get the chance.  Once I am …
For a writer, there is a cycle to writing and publishing books, it begins when he starts to write a book, edit it, have it beta read, re-edit, and begin the submission process- with the intent to have the book published.  A writer isn’t done yet- he must repeat this process again— with another manuscript. …
The winter of our discontent. The scene is Sweden’s interior wilderness: forests, lakes, marshes, and mountains. A smattering of families, referred to as settlers, living in wooden cabins occupy this territory alongside the native Sami, referred to as Lapps in this novel called Wolf Winter, 2015, by Cecilia Ekback.  Already this is being given rave …
There is no doubt in my mind that trying to think positively is a powerful experience- if you test a limit each day.  Take a look at life, if you have a mindset that something, anything will go wrong- it probably will.  The flip side to this is thinking positively. This is a bit of …
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