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Twelve Books for Christmas: Day 6 – Every Day in December by Kitty Wilson

It’s Day 6 of my Twelve Books for Christmas blog, where I introduce you to twelve…

War of Nytefall: Eulogy #99¢ #newbook

Charles Yallowitz is a dear friend and he has a new book to tell us about.…

Honoring St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas Day is celebrated worldwide on the anniversary of his death, December 6th. Raised as…

Floral Masterpieces for the Holidays by Greenhouse Guru and Regency Romance Author Emma Lane…

I love to create festive bouquets for any season, but my personal favorite is Christmas. The…

The Waltons’ Homecoming

 This holiday season, celebrate one of television’s most beloved family dramas with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s release…

Book Review: The Thursday Murder Club (cozy mystery) by Richard Osman, published by Penguin Books

 What’s a cozy mystery? Benni Chisholm addresses this question in her brief article. I was charmed…

Special #December #Podcast Series! Blondie Shares #TwelveDays of #MiddleGrade #ReadingRecommendations: Guardians of Ga’Hoole: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky

Welcome back, my fellow creatives! I’ve always been thrilled to see how much my three little…

Columbine

Columbine and Harlequin * Pennants flying in the breeze Pastel colours For pantomime dancers Hiding behind…

Plot Problems

 Maybe your plot problem is actually a character arc problem. https://www.janefriedman.com/maybe-its-not-your-plot/

On Writing a Memoir in a Child’s Voice but with Present-day Adult Reflections

Neill McKee takes readers on a journey through his childhood, adolescence, and teenage years from the…

Have You Had the ‘Film Rights for Your Book’ Dream Yet?

Many writers dream that, maybe one day, one of their books will catch the eye of…

Sunday Book Review – Tree Fairies and their Short Stories by D.L. Finn

Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. I’m delighted to share my review for D.L. Finn’s middle-grade…

Returning Author Anna Dowdall of Montreal.

  The Scribbler is pleased to welcome Anna back. This is her second visit and if…

November #BookReviews! @bsmithnovelist @Sandra_Cox @teagangeneviene @JacqBiggar @michaelsvoice_2

Welcome to my November Book Reviews! I hope you find something new that you can’t resist!…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Dec. 4, 2021

It’s the first Friday of December! Woohoo! And I’m here with your Stream of Consciousness Saturday…

Winterising…sort of

I’ve been a bit quiet here lately owing to a number of interruptions to my blogging…

Dorothy Dunnett’s QUEENS’ PLAY – Lymond Goes to France to Guard the Young Queen of Scots

Set in the 16th century, this is the second in the Lymond Chronicles and follows Francis…

This week in The Loft: Author Caroline Clemmons!

Joining me today in The Loft is author Caroline Clemmons. The author of more than 60…

The incredible Sumerians Part 2 : The First cities and the Great Flood

Home Page home page  The Incredible Sumerians, part 2  The Uruk Period, the first cities, and the…

Fiction Finder: December 2021 New Releases

December 2021 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW…

Cloudy Day by Robin Densmore Fuson

  What do you think of when you look at clouds? Are you expecting Him? Back…

Immortal Wars: Light, Blood, & Tears Part 39

(Disclaimer: A warning to those who continue.  This is a sequel to a previous story.  Both…

Thursday – A Little Personal – Lucy and Twiggy Back to Nature

“Where are you going?” “Just out back here. I want to check the flowers.” “Sound fun.…

“(The hero archaeologist) Anson Hunter untangles new mysteries from the ancient Egyptian civilization…”

“(The hero, archaeologist) Anson Hunter untangles new mysteries about the ancient Egyptian civilization affirmation of survival…

Holiday Sale! Backworlds Books 1-3 only #99c all December! #scifi

Get ready for the new Backworlds novel by catching up! The boxed set of the first…