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Is the (good) book review dead?

By Shane Joseph, published on Jun 11, 2013

What is the value of a book review today– can it be trusted? On the surface, it’s one person’s subjective (and sometimes biased) view on a text. Why read it unless that person’s tastes are similar to yours and unless the reviewer has no vested interest in the author’s financial fortune?

I realized that the reviews I was reading in newspapers and journals had gradually morphed into unsubtle sales messages for the books they were covering. I concluded therefore, that the serious impartial reviewer had gone the way of the dodo bird, replaced by the “mutual admiration society”—aka writers... (more)

Tags: writer, book review, books, author, reviews

Interview with author Darlene Josaphe

By Novel Noise, published on Mar 26, 2013

...real women about how stress currently affects their lives and health and then ask find out if they are ready to make resolutions for stress relief. Small lifestyle changes can make a big difference in effective stress management.

What has been the toughest criticism given to you as an author?

The toughest criticism was about the book description/book summary. Narrowing down the main jest of the book in just a few paragraphs was hard.

What has been the best compliment?

The best compliment was hearing from a reader for the book changed her life for the better... (more)

Tags: author, darlene josaphe, stress relief, stress solutions

Interview with author James Mace

By Novel Noise, published on Feb 6, 2013

...to a prelude novella, Forlorn Hope: The Storming of Badajoz, followed by the full-length novel, I Stood With Wellington. It was only after I finished that I found myself wishing I could write more books about Webster and Shanahan.

What has been the toughest criticism given to you as an author?

Criticism is always hard to take, though as an author you have to accept that that is simply part of the game. No matter the quality of your work, you are never going to please everyone. As such a large part of my readership is British, I think the hardest criticism I have taken has... (more)

Tags: author, james mace, i stood with wellington, forlorn hope

Derek Graystone is the Author of Two Graves

By Wrp68, published on Sep 30, 2012

Derek Graystone was born in Rivers, Manitoba, Canada. After a brief stay there and in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, Derek has spent the majority of his life in London, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelors Degree in English Literature in 1984. Derek has had a varied career including jewellery store manager, warehouse manager for an ice cream distributor, manager of a gas station, and the finance and systems manager for a children's charity. In 2002, Derek quit his day job and started his own office automation and Internet presence company and a relaxation... (more)

Tags: crime, author, suspense, thriller, independent, ebook

Inspiration Henry Lawson and a lone soldiers grave

By Jennifer Stone, published on May 23, 2012

... age of the cemetery was very old and the graves some grand and others there are no marks. Just a plot where they lay. The forgotten society, when we saw the sign Henry Lawson’s grave this way, we were humbled to be standing in front of one of Australian’s greatest poet and story writer an author. Just a grave, I did go home and check as I couldn’t believe my eyes someone so famous and really his grave was open to all to come and pay there respects.

What I read I had found Henry Lawson was one of the first Australians that weren’t a Judge or a Prime Minister who had a State... (more)

Tags: australian history, inspiration, author, gallipolli, henry lawson, private francis

SuperMoon

By DebTim, published on May 6, 2012

Tonight we witness History The Perigee Super Moon Beauty on display for us Sunset coming soon The brightest seen in twenty years The largest moon by far Impressive in it’s glow A shining super star To see the moon in it’s glory Dusk is the best time Illusion meets reality As it makes its eastern climb Hanging low in eastern skies Reach out and touch the moon Treasured moments on this night Twenty years won’t come too soon

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Tags: photography, poetry, author

Penny Childs is the author of There's Always Tomorrow

By Wrp68, published on Apr 15, 2012

...Joshua Clemmet brutally murdered Sarah Jackson's son. He was incarcerated for his crimes but has now escaped. He homes in on Sarah once again, convinced she will give birth to the antichrist. FBI agent Cooper Grant, a man from her past is sent in to protect her. If she will let him.

Author Penny Childs

I am a writer. And I absolutely LOVE it. Writing at times consumes me. The story is all I can think about and I can't wait to get back to it. The characters move around in my head, striving for my attention because they have places to go, things to do! And I want to get them ... (more)

Tags: romance, fbi, ebooks, author, paranormal, paranormal suspense, independent author

Terry Rich Hartley, author of Armageddon Yellowstone

By Wrp68, published on Apr 7, 2012

... in two small townsA cavern concealing clandestine paramilitary maneuvers...A vast, deep reservoir of fiery molten rock threatening the heart of North America...

Armageddon Yellowstone: Hell Unleashed, the stunning new science fiction thriller from award-winning writer Terry Rich Hartley, author of Paranoia on River Road, The Ditchrider's Daughter, Whisper, and Whisper II: The Books.

eBooks and audiobooks available.

Reviews:

“This is a full slate of a story. It is a feat in and of itself that the author, Terry Rich Hartley, pulls all the strands together; major... (more)

Tags: writer, ebooks, science fiction, author, sci-fi, thriller, psychological thriller, audiobooks

Interview with Author Edward F. Mrkvicka Jr.

By JaimeM, published on Feb 14, 2012

...Welcome to Broowaha. Please briefly introduce yourself.

Hi. I am a retired bank president. More important, I am a lay minister/counselor, life-long Bible student, and Christian writer.

You've written a number of books into your life. Would you introduce us to your life as an author?

My first eight books were about banking, personal finance, and the stock market. But my first love has always been my faith, so when I was motivated a number of years back by the Holy Spirit to offer God’s truth through the written word, I was immediately onboard. At that point, my... (more)

Tags: adultery, books, author, infidelity, edward mrkvicka, no innocent affair, nonfiction books

Paul Anthony Pens Espionage Thrillers and Murder Mysteries

By Wrp68, published on Jan 8, 2012

PAUL ANTHONY has written a number of fictional novels and a collection of poetry which appear in Print, Amazon Kindle, Apple ipad, and PDF download format. Apart from being a Goodreads author, he is also an Amazon author and a 'smashwords' author appearing in multiple download formats. In the past he has been published by a Vanity House and a Traditional Publishing House. He is currently an independent self publishing author with a store front on the 'Lulu' website. He has written both television and film scripts either on his own, or with the award winning screenwriter, Nick Gordon. Paul Anthony... (more)

Tags: literature, author, mystery, suspense, thriller, kindle, espionage, murder mystery, ebook

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