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Author Interview with Kathryn Gauci

I’m very pleased to welcome Kathryn Gauci, author of the debut historical novel, The Embroiderer, which is already garnering great reviews. I received my copy of the book today and can’t wait to travel back in time with her characters. 1,116 more words


Three Hundred Words of Genius

In the past three weeks, I’ve put aside five novels. Each had a good premise, and all were intriguing. But once I got past that, I found nothing to keep me, and after the third misfire, I wanted to know why I couldn’t connect with these stories. 584 more words

Reviews And Columns

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«All fiction has to have a certain amount of truth in it to be powerful.» George R. R. Martin

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Author Interview with Melissa Bowersock

2014 ~ November 15th

Veteran’s Day is such an important day for so many of us, I thought it only fitting that we extend the remembrance a while longer. 1,641 more words

Coffee for WriMos: Day 17

I’m a writer, not a mathematician.

If you’ll notice, I missed counting a day in my Coffee for WriMos. Somehow numbers go missing from my calendar, the clock, the checkbook. 1,334 more words


Book review: The Seeds of Sorrow

Author: Lisa Brown Publisher: First Edition Design Publishing ISBN: 978-1622-876-68-6 (pb) EB: 978-1622-876-67-9

I am sure that many readers are awaiting this book because most would have particularly liked writer Lisa Brown’s first novel, The Porter’s Wife. 393 more words

Namta Gupta

Pulitzer Prize challenge: One of Ours

Plot Summary: Young man wants more in life, so he joins the army during WWI. There he finds himself and…Spoilers!


Okay, I was on the fence about this book until it ended. 699 more words