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…

#BookReview INSIDE OUT by @ThorneMoore #RBRT #SciFi

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
So you want to write Science Fiction? Isaac Asimov wrote an essay for Modern Science Fiction (1953, ed. Reginald Bretnor) in which he claimed there were essentially three types of science fiction—gadget, adventure, and social science fiction. Let’s say, for example, you are applying these categories to a post-apocalyptic parent explaining the…

My 5-star reviews of books by Sally Cronin, blogger and writer extraordinaire

Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
Sally Cronin and her blog Smorgasbord Invitation is a household name around WordPress. She’s one of the most generous bloggers this side of Sunday, and how she manages to keep up her wide range of posts continues to amaze me. I think she has a workshop of elves…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Meet the Authors 2021 -#Thriller Mark Bierman, #Fairystory Cathy Cade, #Family Alex Craigie

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Over the summer I will be updating author’s details in the Cafe and Bookstore and also sharing their bios, books and recent reviews with you in this series… Meet Mark Bierman Born and raised on a farm near Brockville, Ontario, Mark Bierman’s childhood consisted of chores, riding horses, snowmobile…

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Author on the Shelves – #SciFi #SpaceOpera – Inside Out by Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to welcome Thorne Moore to the Cafe and Bookstore with her books. Today I am featuring her recent release, the science fiction space opera Inside Out. About the book Triton station, Outer Circles headquarters of Ragnox Inc, on the moon of Neptune, is as far as the intrepid…

Best vacation (n)ever? Tell us and win! #travel #humor @arransoundradio

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
Calling all writers, vacation lovers, and Arran friends!Here’s your chance for fame, glory, and a new Kindle fire7 Tablet! Just drop us a note about a holiday memory. It can be a golden childhood recollection, a dream trip, or… the worst trip ever.Please upload your entry HERE and help support…

Caught Doing the Bear by Leslie Scase

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Each week, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to tell us a bit about themselves and their writing. In this fascinating article, Leslie Scase tackles the difficult matter of getting the language right in historical fiction. In this article I am going to express some of my personal views on the…

My Review of Inside Out by Thorne Moore #SciFi #TripofaLifetime #MakeMillions

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
I was given an ARC copy of Inside Out by the author, in return for an honest review. I gave Inside Out 5* out of 5* Book Description: Triton station, Outer Circles headquarters of Ragnox Inc, on the moon of Neptune, is as far as the intrepid can go. It’s…

Pantser (Sociopath) or Plotter (Psychopath)? Take my quiz! #Writing #humor

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
A look back inspired by Greg Small’s essay here. A friend asked me to tell her how to write a book. “Um…you just type words,” I told her. “With, you know… a computer. There are some books on writing and stuff. I’ve never read any of them, but I hear…