Marketing and Charity…Can they go together?

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor This is a sensitive topic as many believe that using charity to get the attention of the media is unethical.  I thought the same thing, but after giving it some thought I changed my mind. If it’s…

Interview with Brett M. Wiens – Author of On Swift Wings

On Swift Wings: The Travails of Cygnus Brett M. WiensBW Literature (2019)ISBN 9781999098001Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (12/19) Brett Wiens is a first-time author and data scientist. He was born and raised in Calgary, Canada where he lives…

Interview with Deedee Cummings – Author of "In the Nick of Time"

In the Nick of TimeDeedee CummingsMake A Way Media, LLC (2019)ISBN 9781951218201Reviewed by Eve Panzer for the Barefoot Librarian and Reader Views Kids (11/2019) As a therapist, attorney, author, and CEO of Make A Way Media, Deedee Cummings is passionate…

The Reading Cornucopia

Skyler BoudreauEditorial Contributor/Reviewer The word “cornucopia” is derived from two Latin words; “cornu,” meaning “horn” and “copia” meaning “plenty.” And thus, the “Horn of Plenty” is born. It is a symbol of harvest, typically representing a large bounty. The cornucopia…

Interview with Steve Bassett – Author of “Payback: Tales of Love, Hate, and Revenge”

PAYBACK – TALES OF LOVE HATE AND REVENGE Steve BassettSteve Bassett (2019)ISBN 9781087800332Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (9/19) About Steve Bassett: Talk about far-fetched, in getting from back there to here, I meandered along a circuitous path that…

Inspiration, a Secret, and the 2019-2020 Literary Awards Program

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor If you’ve ever talked with me you know how passionate I am about working with and promoting Indie authors – you inspire me! Every. Single. Day. It’s so rewarding being able to do what I love, and…

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…