I know…I am stuck on CNN day and night obsessing about what is going on. I am planting all kinds of veggies (just in case…) and am sewing masks to donate. It doesn’t get worse than this. But even though…
Sharon D. Ballentine started reading at an early age and always knew she wanted to write. But it wasn't until her junior year in college that she took a fiction-writing class and a poetry writing class. She claims her first short story was crap but went on to publish two poems in college. Sharon graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and University of Houston. She retired as a college professor. Sharon currently lives in Houston, Texas with her family. A Look Behind Lightning is her debut novel.
New Interview - James Bell Author of Maximilian's Treasure. 35 years ago a fellow asked James to help him look for Civil War gold he thought was buried on his farm. You never know where you'll find inspiration.
Reader Views talks with Patrick Finegan, author of Cooperative Lives. Learn why he calls his novel "the world's most contemporary historical novel"and more!
This post will address one very simple issue that I see constantly with book cover designs. That issue is simply color. You can pick virtually any color you want for your book cover. Obviously there are certain artistic considerations – you want the color to convey what the book is about, etc., but beyond that feel free to choose any color for your book cover.
It is important to understand that book reviews are tools to help readers select books, and for authors to evaluate their writing and audience niche; but they are also a place of communication between author and reader.
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…