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Anne Rice … I write like Anne Rice?

I just learned I write like Anne Rice A fellow writer shared a link on Twitter to a little analysis tool that allows you to paste in a chapter of your work or a blog post, etc., and then analyzes your writing to tell you who you write like. For kicks, I thought I would…

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Question: Why did you choose to write?

Is it for the money? An important question. Writing is not a get rich quick scheme. Certainly, there is nothing wrong with seeking to earn a few buck from your writing. I must confess that it was a pleasant surprise when people began to buy my books and actually enjoyed the stories I’d written. I…

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Another Five Star Review for Serpents Underfoot

Yep! That’s another five star review! Thank you, DD Gott, for the fantastic five star review of Serpents Underfoot.  What did I like? This is the first book that I have read from this author, but I was struck with the realism of the storyline. He truly knew his subject and characters and brought them…

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Cold War Book Review: The Last Saturday of October

I grew up during the cold war era, so I looked forward to reading this book. I am just a bit too young to actually remember the Cuban Missile Crisis.  After all, I was two-years-old at the time. However, the story was pretty well-known and often a topic of conversation by people around me during…

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Mary Enck: A Review of Serpents Underfoot

Thank you, Mary Enck, for your fantastic review! Mary Enck is the author of, A King in Time II. Mary Enck attended UCLA and holds an MFA in Creative Writing. She enjoys reading Fantasy and Science Fiction and has a new love for Mystery/Thrillers. Latest character crush is Jack Reacher. A native of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, and…

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Use Reviews To Improve Writing Skills

Mixed Reviews on Goodreads? Do you use reviews to improve your writing? I have an account on goodreads.com, but to be honest, until recently I have not spent a great deal of time on this website. Then, I few days ago, I dropped in on my account to see what was happening only to discover…

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My Tenth 5-Star Review and Why Does it Matter?

My Tenth 5 – Star Review … The Big Double Digit Has Been Hit! Wowsers! I just received my tenth 5-star review for Serpents Underfoot on Amazon.com. Do book reviews on Amazon.com matter? I would say that depends on your goals. I have read that pursuing reviews for the sake of pursuing reviews is a…

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Reviews and Other Odds and Ends!

Great Reviews for Serpents Underfoot! What awesome reviews! Thank you, Brad Glentrier, for the great review on my website.  I do really appreciate any feedback, both positive, and even negative! Positive because it feels good, and negative because it will help me to ensure the next book, will be even better!  That being said, if…