Get Ready to Write A Novel

The Summer is over and Fall is here…You know what that means. Get ready to write a novel. The National Novel Writing Month is almost upon us again. Do you have any story ideas you’re developing for those 30 days of writing mania? Are you a Plotter or Pantser? I found out years ago I […]

Preparing for NaNoWriMo 2012

How are you preparing for NaNoWriMo 2012? Are you making notes, creating an outline, sketching out ideas? NaNoWriMo is about having fun writing among a community of other writer’s. For some of us the fun also includes a serious opportunity to realize the dream of being a published author. For those who take their fun […]

Book Review: Let’s Write a Short Story! by Joe Bunting

Let’s Write a Short Story! is a direct and to the point guide to writing compelling short stories for publication. In the book Joe coaches, motivates and challenges you to not only write a short story, but submit it for publication to literary journals and magazines. At once Joe describes the hard, honest reality of […]


A little more than a month ago I did a book review of Jeff Goins book, You Are A Writer [So Start Acting Like One] At the end of the review, I declared that You Are A Writer. What I failed to do is declare myself one. I’ve been writing blogs since 2000, and I’ve […]

Book Review: You Are A Writer by Jeff Goins

Years ago when I was a stockbroker, a funds salesman gave a presentation called, “You Are the Product”. It basically stated that as important as the investment instrument we were selling was, ultimately we were building a long-lasting, trusting relationship with our clients. This is what You Are a Writer is about. You Are a […]

Book Review: A Storm Hits Valparaiso by David Gaughran

A Storm Hits Valparaiso is a sweeping historical fiction which captivates and entertains in an epic story of love & hate, brotherhood, power and revenge – told from the points of view of a variety of characters. David Gaughran has created fully dimensional and believable characters with distinct personalities and traits one would expect in […]

Book Review: Pentecost by J. F. Penn

Pentecost is Joanna Penn’s debut thriller novel and it’s a good one. The hero, Morgan Sierra, is a biblical scholar and an Oxford trained clinical psychologist. Before becoming an academic she was a member of the Israeli Defense Forces, where she was trained in combat and uses the self-defense art of Krav Maga to kick […]

Get 7 Writing eBooks for Free for NaNoWriMo Participants

Get these 7 writing ebooks, from Writer’s Digest, for Free. This is part of a promotion for participants of the National Novel Writing Month. Ya gotta hurry though, because the offer is only good until November 12th. To get the books click on the book image icons. It will take you to Amazon where you […]

eBook News 9/27/2011

Best-selling author Sam Harris, gives his take on the Future of Books, the time invested in reading them and the true value of the price for the information contained in a short ebooks. “If your book is 600-pages-long, you are demanding more of my time than I feel free to give. And if I could […]