STRONG LEADING FEMALE CHARACTERS

STRONG LEADING FEMALE CHARACTERS Leading female characters are a force to be reckoned with! They present the kind of strength and dynamics that are both admired and envied. I love to completely bury myself in books where the storylines are driven by headstrong and capable women! It’s empowering, uplifting, and admirable to say the least! …

Coming Soon:Ravine Lereux

It’s been a while my WordPress community. Life has been incredibly busy, so I’ve had to step away for a while. In the process, I’ve been busy writing several short stories as well as another novel. On November 19, 2018, Ravine Lereux: A Supernatural Short Story will be available. I hope you will check it…

Book Review: IA B.O.S.S. by John Darryl Winston

Genre: Fiction, SciFi, Fantasy, Coming of Age Published: February 2, 2018 Kindle Edition: 311 Pages Goodreads Synopsis: Supernatural abilities are revealed. A sacrifice is made. A hero is born.  Naz Andersen’s life is quickly becoming complicated. After losing his best friend to suspicious circumstances, he turns his attention to ruthless gang leader Roffio Styles and the…

Book Review: Watching Glass Shatter by James J. Cudney

James Cudney has weaved a superb poignant family drama, with intricately woven characters, a stealthy family plot, reconciled painstakingly to the last tear producing page. I laughed, cried, and ached with the main protagonist, Olivia. An author producing these emotions is truly a gifted writer. Genre:  Contemporary Fiction,  Social  & Family Issues Published: October 8,…

Book Review: Immortalis: The Guardian by Leah Lozano

A Fantasy Novel With Paranormal Romance That’s Hot But Dangerous, With Love, Conflict And High Stakes Juxtaposed Between Dueling Mythical Creatures (Immortalis).  Genre: Fantasy Published:  September 7, 2015 Kindle Edition: 432 Pages Goodreads Blurb: Enter a realm where everything can take human form. Asteroids are Watchers and Stars whisper prophecies to the Ancients. Light and Dark create…

Book Review: Trapping: (A Lyn Kramer Mystery Book 2) by Ann Jones

Ms. Jones Weaves Suspense And Mystery With The Second Installment Of Her Detective, Crime Mystery Trapping.   Genre: Mystery Published: April 4, 2018 Kindle Edition: 195 Pages Goodreads Blurb: A bittersweet reunion… Separated by feuding families when they were children, Detective Lyn Kramer of the Elm Grove Police Department and her estranged twin sister, high…

Book Review: Heir of Ashes (Roxanne Fosch 01) by Jina S. Bazzar

  Heir of Ashes Is A Fantastic Action-Packed Novel Bordering Fantasy, Sci-fi, And The Paranormal. Genre: Paranormal Thriller Date Published: April 15, 2018 Kindle Edition: 405 Pages Goodreads Blurb: Roxanne Fosch had a perfectly normal life at the age of twelve. Cool, popular, pretty, smart. Her dreams of a perfect, successful and prosperous future seemed…

Never Elaborate But Sometimes Vague: Logline and Tagline

  In the midst of preparing my third novel’s synopsis, logline, and tagline, I researched other author’s book covers and came across numerous taglines that inspired a satisfactory completion of my own. With all the subplots, twists, and characters it took many drafts before I successfully summarized an 80,000-word novel into one sentence, and it…

Authentic Book Reviews

At times, I’m hesitant to write a bad review, wondering if my judgment is flawed, especially if it’s not my preferred genre. Surely someone else has a better opinion. But being genuine is better than false praise. As a writer, I’ve learned one of the greatest efforts an author can make is supporting fellow writers….