19 Self-Editing Tips For Your Writing

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? by Jacqui Murray Now that I’ve published my first novel, To Hunt a Sub, I can say from experience that writing it and editing it took equally long periods of time (and marketing is just as involved). After finishing the final rough draft (yeah, sure) and before emailing it to an editor, I wanted it as clean possible. I… Continue reading 19 Self-Editing Tips For Your Writing

Living The Write Life : Tips on making the most of your writing skills (Write It Right Book 3) by Traci Sanders

      As an “indie writer” I am always looking for advice on writing. This book by Traci Sanders answered questions most other books don’t even touch on. In addition, she does it in an easy to read manner. Practical tips on managing your personal life while improving your success and productivity in your writing career abound in these pages.   From her tips … Continue reading Living The Write Life : Tips on making the most of your writing skills (Write It Right Book 3) by Traci Sanders

The Sound of Rain by Gregg Olsen

I love Gregg Olsen’s books and The Sound of Rain may be his best one yet. Written in the first person of homicide detective Nicole Foster, the story is gripping from the first chapter. Following Foster’s experiences from her investigation of the kidnapping and murder of three-year-old Kelsey Chase through her decline into gambling addiction I was swept up and carried away. Foster and her lover … Continue reading The Sound of Rain by Gregg Olsen

Insignificance-Elizabeth Horton-Newton

Insignificance Elizabeth Horton-Newton   “The air was crisp with the hint of autumn dancing at the edges of the night. There was the promise of golden red leaves and ripe apples on the breeze that lifted his hair and blew it back from his forehead. His hand grasped my elbow, his voice a deep timber that flowed with the mood of the evening, seductive and … Continue reading Insignificance-Elizabeth Horton-Newton

And the Snow Fell

And the Snow Fell Elizabeth Horton-Newton It was cold. The snow fell for days and coated the world with frozen silence. We played in the snow and flakes clung to your beard, tantalizing, tempting drops inviting a kiss. The glare of the noonday sun on the snow blinded me to your faults. In the still evenings we would snuggle under piles of blankets, nursing cups of … Continue reading And the Snow Fell

I Saw You Today by Elizabeth Horton-Newton

“I saw you today in the crowds that poured forth from tall concrete buildings, their thoughts on seeing and being seen at local watering holes. I saw you today and your face was half turned from me, the autumn sun falling across your profile, casting shadows on cheekbones I remember so well. I saw you today, hair lifting lightly in the breeze, hand slightly raised … Continue reading I Saw You Today by Elizabeth Horton-Newton

Get Lucky This St. Patrick’s Day

How about a FREE Kindle copy of a sexy contemporary romance this St. Patrick’s Day? Carved Wooden Heart by Elizabeth Horton-Newton &Starla Hartless FREE  Amazon Kindle   March 17th – March 19th     “A sexy encounter with a talented native artist, a broken heart, and a knight in shining armor are just the beginning in this passionate romance. Dani Stone never expected to fall … Continue reading Get Lucky This St. Patrick’s Day

“Crimson Dreams” by Georgiana Fields

             Crimson Dreams is not your usual romance. In fact, it is not your usual vampire, time travel story. Georgiana Fields has creatively blended a variety of genres to present a book loaded with love, tension, sensuality, and surprises. Beginning with widow Rose Kelley in modern day America and carrying the heroine back through time to Victorian England, Fields captures … Continue reading “Crimson Dreams” by Georgiana Fields

Thank You, Dr. Hannibal Lecter

How often do you express gratitude to a fictional character for something real in your life? If it wasn’t for Dr. Hannibal Lecter, the vibrant and brilliant killer in the book Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris, I might never have enjoyed the beauty of Florence, Italy. Before you decide I’m out of my mind and set this blog aside, let me clarify things. … Continue reading Thank You, Dr. Hannibal Lecter

“The Resistance: View From Provence”

In my book “View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale” I speculated what might have happened if Lee Harvey Oswald had survived his assassination in Dallas, Texas on November 24th, 1963. Would the accused assassin have been able to prove his innocence or would his guilt be incontrovertibly proved? In this short story, (which may become the beginning of a new book), I wonder … Continue reading “The Resistance: View From Provence”