Having just finished The Girl on the Train, I wanted to share some tips about characterization. Paula Hawkins did an excellent job of creating three distinct characters, each with a voice of her own. Let’s see what we can learn from this best-selling author” @paulahwrites Click To Tweet Hawkins writes with an alternating point of […]
Archives for April 2015
Review–Just What Kind of Mother Are You?
With a title like this, who wouldn’t read the book? I picked it up @PaulaDalyauthor novel not really sure what it was about #amreading #review Click To Tweet Indeed, not being a “mom” myself, I had some trouble relating to the Lisa’s sense of guilt. The book begins with a missing child. The child is […]
New Mystery Release–The Devil’s Music by Pearl R. Meaker
I’m excited to welcome fellow mystery writer, @PearlRMeaker to my blog today #amwriting… Click To Tweet She is releasing her first novel, The Devil’s Music on May 1st. You have an opportunity to hear about it first today and to learn more about Pearl. Be sure to pre-order her book. If you’re the first to comment, […]
Chatting on Twitter about Books and More #Scribechat
Last week I hosted my first Twitter Chat. It was a new experience for me. Several people joined the chat and shared their views and questions. In a fast and furious hour, we talked about The Clock Strikes Midnight–the theme, title, characters and the road to publication. We also talked about writing habits. I learned […]
I’m a Writer–Please Don’t Ask Me!
I’ve recently published my first novel. I had published 4 other books, each written with the same intensity as my novel. But, now because more people read novels than the kinds of business books I’d previously written, I’m getting some questions that I wish people wouldn’t ask me. I’ve read a number of blog posts […]
5 Star Review for The Boston Girl
It’s so nice to pick up and book and know immediately you are going to enjoy it #amreading… Click To Tweet That’s what happened with The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. If you happened to read her other bestseller, The Red Tent, you’ll see this book is very different. First, it is set in our […]