Tag Archives: books

A Long Slog #poetry #MondayBlogs

As some of you may know, I am taking an online poetry writing course through the University of Iowa (FREE!).  Just finished Week 3.  Being that the course is FREE, students have the option to do as little or as much as they want.  But if you want a certificate of participation, you have a […]
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Well Read? Or Not Well Read? #MondayBlogs

My husband and I have a lot of books.  Mine are mostly fiction; his are nonfiction (environment, politics, history).  I often think of my husband as better read than myself although he rarely reads fiction.  On the other hand, my girlfriend and I can dominate a social gathering with our discussion of our favorite fiction […]
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To Write, or Not Write, a Book Review

This post could also be titled, “A Book Review Discussion Without End.”  In as many days, I’ve come across three separate blogs discussing the pros and cons, the ups and downs of positive and negative book reviews.  If you want to go off and read these posts before mine, go right ahead.  I’ll wait.  Each […]
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10 Great Quotations from Writers about Life

Another interesting post from Interesting Literature: writers’ quotes about life. My favorite is one by T.S. Eliot. It is the way I am trying to live my life now. What is your favorite, dear Reader? Do any of these quotes reflect the way you live your life, or wish you lived your life?

10 Great Quotations from Writers about Books

Interesting Literature is at it again with great quotations. Baldacci’s quote resonates the most with me. But I urge my published friends to consider Edna St. Vincent Millay’s quote 😉

That Part Where is live — check it out!

This is so cool! This new website, That Part Where, is a great place for authors to promote their books and for readers to find new books. Take the path through Kevin’s post to find out more 🙂

The Heretic Priest early release celebration sale!

Quick! Take advantage of these book sales by the ever lovely C.N. Faust!

Book Advertising Sites

Book Advertising Sites.  Check out this list of sites to advertise your books, with commentary from Charles E Yallowitz.  Definitely bookmark-worthy!

E-book Reader Blues

I’m not really a gadget geek.  Really, I like to keep things simple.  I like the simplicity of picking up a book and leafing through its pages.  Still, several years ago, I became smitten by e-book readers. I don’t remember how the love affair began.  It was the early 2000s and discussions about ebooks and […]
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Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms

Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms.  This blog post by Eric John Baker is worth a read not just for the post itself, but also for the comments.  The debate of traditional vs self-publishing is still raging, only now I think with more nuance.  Not only is it easier to produce hard copies of our […]
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