Are You Ready For Some 2021 Book Releases?

To kick off the New Year, I bring you some good reading cheer. Here are a few new releases coming out for your reading pleasure. Just click on the cover. After The Rain, find some time to get a little graphic. Or maybe you’re Waiting for the Night Song because you’d love to surround yourself with natural beauty.    I’ve […]

First/Opening Lines of Fiction Novels

A Repost from 2016. The significance of first opening lines is crucial for fiction novels. As Stephen King has stated, “An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story. It should say: Listen. Come in here. You want to know about this…It’s a quick introduction to the writer’s style, another thing good first sentences tend to do. But […]

A Genre Away from Ruin

While I procrastinated writing this blog post, I commented on another blogger’s post regarding genre. It was about writing in a popular genre or writing what you love most. Some believe one will find success by writing in a popular genre instead of following the rule of writing that you write what you know and love. I’m one who writes […]

Fifty Shades of Kanye

I’m not much for watching award shows; however, I do get some insight as to what happens on them through the media. Collections of reads are the basis for my comments. Everyone has been talking about Kanye West’s behavior toward Beck. Several artists, such as John Legend, thought Kanye’s walk on stage was funny when Beck won for Album of […]