We authors know how important customer reviews are to our books #amwriting #bookreviews Click To Tweet After publishing my first mystery, I begged family and friends to write reviews. I didn’t ask them to write five-star reviews, just to share their thoughts on Amazon. Most didn’t do it. Those who did had their reviews removed […]
Archives for December 2015
A Tribute to My Mom
My mom. Taken in March 2015 My mother died on December 4, 2015. She had a long and productive life. No one could ask for me. She remained healthy until the last five months of her life and she lived every minute she could. Recently I sent her obit to some friends. They were […]
Homer & Langley: A Novel My #Review
I knew going into EL Doctorow’s book Homer & Langley: A Novel that the ending would be sad. Anyone reading it knows that the story is a fictional telling of the lives of two brothers who were found dead in their New York City apartment. The brothers were major hoarders. It took weeks to dig […]
How to Engage Your Platform on Twitter?
Okay, I keep hearing that for social media to work, we must engage our platform. I’m having some trouble doing this and am looking for some tips. The social media sites do not offer tips. They simply say do it. My guess is there are people out there who can guide the rest of us. […]
What Kind of Characters Do You Prefer?
Recently several books hit the best seller list that have despicable characters. Readers say, “I didn’t like anyone and I couldn’t care less what happened to the people in the story.” My question to readers is what kind of characters do you prefer #amreading Click To Tweet In thinking about this, I began reflecting on […]