Interview With Author Kathy Ree

One of my favorite things is interviewing my fellow writers. Kathy Ree is not only a novelist, but also has experience editing books for other authors. This week, I had the pleasure of getting to ask her a few questions this week. Check it out! her answers are in bold. Where is your hometown? I…

#amreading- Getting It Right by William F. Buckley, Jr.

William F. Buckley, Jr. is an iconic figure among Conservatives. He founded National Review magazine, wrote countless essays, hosted the hit interview show The Firing Line, and is known for his nonfiction books such as God and Man at Yale. He is less known for his many fiction books including 1990’s Getting It Right: A Novel.…

#NaNoWriMo- Making the halfway point!

Hopefully, those of us participating in National Novel Writing Month are at the halfway point, 25,000 words. I made it barely.  That’s right, NaNoWriMo is all about writing a 50,000 word manuscript by the end of November. I am reading on Twitter how many participants have already reach the goal and I am impressed. I’m…

1 Down 4 To Go- Blind Queries

Writer’s Digest is a magazine that has been really helpful in developing my craft as an writer and I highly recommend, if you’re an author, that you subscribe. In fact, they have many writing contests and prompts to try out to help you further. This past month, they were extremely helpful at giving leads to…

#AmReading – Enemies and Allies

You like superheroes, but not really into comic books. They have novels too. Enemies & Allies by science fiction writer Kevin J. Anderson, who also did Star Wars old canon novels, brings this tale of Batman and Superman meeting. Instead of modern day, he is bringing us a sort of DC Comics Elseworld where the…

amreading – Childhood’s End

Arthur C. Clarke is a science fiction master when it comes to creating some incredible novels. His book series, 2001: A Space Odyssey spawned a hit film directed by Stanley Kubrick. This time, I had the privilege of reading Childhood’s End. The book was published in 1953 and spawned a well-received miniseries from the SyFy…

Childhood Books That Inspired Me

Yesterday, I was speaking to some friends about books that changed deeply affected our childhood. I cannot speak for my friends, but for me, it was a walk down memory lane. I remember writings from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Anna Sewell, Gilbert Morris, Samuel Clemens, HG Wells, Mary Shelley, and so many other books that…

Classic Fictional Stories Everyone Should Read Part 2

I loved to read and it is important that everyone should read, whether writer or reader. There is so much great literature out there! If you cannot bring yourself to read, then get an audiobook. Novels, short stories, books, novellas, and others are important to expand our horizons. You saw Part 1! This is Part…