BOOKCASE – Not One Of Us by Alis Hawkins

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Alis Hawkins?reveals the?importance of opening?pages to her latest novel, Not One Of Us. The opening page of a book is crucial. Along with the cover image and the blurb on…

How I Write by Cheryl Rees-Price

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In our How I Write series, our Crime Cymru authors share their insights into the writing process. This week, Cheryl Rees-Price gives a beautifully clear step-by-step guide to plotting and preparation and offers some great tips for aspiring writers. When I wrote my first book I picked up a pen and started writing…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Update – #Reviews – #Paranormal Marcia Meara, #Sci-fi Thorne Moore, #Gothic #Supernatural Adele Marie Park

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the mid-week edition of the Cafe update with recent reviews for authors on the shelves. The first author today is Marcia Meara with a review for Harbinger: Wake-Robin Ridge Book 3.. .a series I can recommend. About the book Continuing in the tradition of Wake-Robin Ridge and…

Birthdays, Best Sellers, and The BigBad. #humor #writing #UrbanFantasy

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
Last week I got together with a few other writing friends just before my birthday. Over too much cake, just enough wine, and a lot of laughter, we exchanged writing tips and suggestions. Possibly because I did too much of the former cake-eating, I didn’t get to my part of…

Writing What You Don’t Know by Eamonn Griffin

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Each week, we invite our Crime Cymru writers to tell us a bit about themselves and their writing. This week, Eamonn Griffin gets himself into a bit of research-related bother. Writing What You Don’t Know by Eamonn Griffin One of those often-repeated maxims about writing is to write what you…

The Long and Winding Road. The journey of a Wannabe Writer #MondayBlogs #Writing #EverHopeful

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
I wrote for years before letting anyone read my work. If I was self-deluded; if it was rubbish, I didn’t want to be told. I enjoyed my “little hobby” (as it was once described by a family member). But then I began to enter my short stories into competitions. Sometimes…

Red for Right by GB Williams

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In our How I Write series, our Crime Cymru authors share their insights into the writing process. This week, GB Williams talks about the importance of editing and of working with a good editor. Red for Right Every reader, and every good author, knows that good editing is as vital…

Triton-Bound On A Year Long Voyage. @barbtaub from #RBRT Reviews #Scifi Inside Out by @ThorneMoore #TuesdayBookBlog

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:
Today’s team review comes from Barb. She blogs here https://barbtaub.com/ Barb has been reading Inside Out by Thorne Moore I can make this a very short review by saying you really should just go buy?Inside Out. You’ll thank me. Still reading? Okay, here goes. What do a zombie apocalypse, a…

Six of One with Judith Barrow

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this feature, we ask our Crime Cymru authors to name six things that influenced their life and shaped them as a writer. This week, Wales Book of the Year Award shortlisted author Judith Barrow writes an extraordinarily powerful and moving account of a harrowing childhood experience. Six of One…

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Weekly Round Up – June 27th – July 3rd – #Celebrations, #Music Al Green, PR for Authors, Health, Reviews, New Books and Funnies

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Welcome to the round up of posts you might have missed this week on Smorgasbord. I hope everyone is well despite the rising cases of Covid…our cases are on the increase here in Ireland too and not sure that is going to impact the lifting of restrictions in coming…