Month: November 2018

Author Spotlight: S.S. Bazinet

I read and reviewed author S.S. Bazinet’s novel,  Michael’s Blood in the summer of of 2018.  I loved the story and her writing.  That is why she is one of my favorite authors and has earned a position on my Author Spotlight page!  Please see her interview and upcoming work below.   1. What inspired you to write a book? For me the urge to write seems as natural as a duck’s need to take to the water. However, when I started writing my first real story, I didn’t think of it as a book to be published. It was an...

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Editing by Ear By S.S. Bazinet

Editing By Ear by S. S. Bazinet   This informative article comes to us from S.S.  Bazinet. For many people, the editing process can be tedious. It can also be less than helpful when you read over your story and keep missing typos, repeated words, and so on. But there’s an easy way to catch a lot more of your mistakes. You can listen to your story. When you listen to something read aloud, you process it differently than when you simply see the text. Therefore, listening to your story can be a wonderful tool in your editing toolbox....

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Wham: By Carol Marrs Phipps & Tom Phipps

Wham! By Carol Marrs Phipps & Tom Phipps   “First they came for the communists, And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for me, And then there was no one left to speak out for me.” (Martin Niemoller) Does the quotation noted above resonate with you in any way?  The possibility of individual rights and freedoms...

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Sharon K. Connell: Author Spotlight

I read and reviewed author Sharon K. Connell’s novel,  His Perfect Love in the summer of of 2018.  I loved the story and her writing.  That is why she is one of my favorite authors and has earned a position on my Author Spotlight page!  Please see her interview and upcoming work below.   1.  What inspired you to write a book? For years, I had been hearing, “You should write a book,” or “You should put that in a story,” from my dear friend and fellow-author, Alan O’Reilly. After going through Hurricane Ivan in 2005, which hit Pensacola, Florida while...

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A Fine Death By: Walter Rice

A Fine Death By: Walter Rice   Have you ever felt as if your entire life was spinning out of control?  Where absolutely nothing was going right and everything you touched turned to stone?  A gloomy cloud overhead which virtually follows your every move.  All of your relationships- family, work, friends- in a state of disarray and despair.  What can a person actually do to reverse such a situation and thus bring hope and clarity back to their life?  The stark truth of the matter is that there really is no “one” answer to such a question.  People have...

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