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What to Disclose in the Synopsis: Reader Reactions to Surprises

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor We received an email from one of our reviewers recently with the following message: I was concerned that the synopsis of the book did not mention the part of the story in which the author is dealing…

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NaNoWriMo is Coming! But Why Write a Book in a Month?

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor NaNoWriMo 2019 is coming, and the results from last year’s event are staggering!  According to The NaNoWriMo Blog, there were 287,327 participants and 35,387 winners. The number of words written in November 2018 was 2,791,454,312 and those…

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“What Have You Done for YOU Lately? Self-Care for Authors

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor How many of you take time out every day for yourself? I don’t mean time out to write or time to promote and market your book on social media - that’s not time out for yourself, but…

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Interview with Mike Murphey – Author of “Section Roads”

SECTION ROADS Mike MurpheyAcorn Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781947392502Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (7/19)Interview with Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/19) Mike Murphey is a native of eastern New Mexico and spent almost thirty years as an award-winning newspaper journalist…

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What Does it Mean to be a Main Character? A Teen Perspective

Faryal JabbarTeen/YA ReviewerReader Views Kids The seven of us sat together around the plastic table inside our local froyo shop one day when our book-obsessed friend looked up from her latest fanfiction and questioned, “Which one of us would be…

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INTERVIEW WITH GARY D. MCGUGAN AUTHOR OF “THREE WEEKS LESS A DAY”

THREE WEEKS LESS A DAY Gary D. McGuganFreisenPress (2016)ISBN 9781460293263Review and interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (7/19) Gary D. McGugan loves to tell stories and is the author of Three Weeks Less a Day, The Multima Scheme, and…