Rating: 2/5 stars - not for me Chana Buchman is an average thirteen-year-old girl. She loves her family, but they also get on her nerves, which is why she’s less than thrilled when she finds herself on a “trip of a lifetime” to Israel with her parents and four siblings. But when Chana peeks through … Continue reading Review: The Incredible Adventures of Chana in Judea by Emil Buchman
Rating: 3/5 stars - worth reading As a young girl growing up on the edge of the galaxy in Station 222, Dai thought her entire life was decided for her. One day, her familiar world is turned upside down in an instant when a group of space pirates called the Jackals attack her beloved home, … Continue reading Review: Escape from the Fringe by R. Collins
In self-publishing, you must wear many hats. So many, in fact, that you start looking like someone who's selling hats. (Reminds me of the book Caps for Sale - anyone else read that as a kid?) Not only are you a writer, but you must also become an editor, a marketer, a publisher... It’s no … Continue reading 5 Things That Make Your Book Look Unprofessional
#1 People aren’t waiting to buy your book. The shock. The horror! 😛 I jest. I think it’s common when you’re first starting out to imagine people are as excited about your books as you are. I remember thinking my books would take off one day (With no real plan other than thinking people would […]16 … Continue reading Reblog: 16 Things I’ve Learned After Self-Publishing 16 Books by Sara Flower Kjeldsen
I've got a new WIP - and it's not fiction. For those of you worried about the fate of the elusive Project Pea, fear not! It's still my primary focus. And for others who may be concerned about the sequel to The Dragon's Den, once again, don't worry! I'm giving it some time before I … Continue reading A New Project…and It’s Non-Fiction?!
Three harsh wooden knocks resounded inside Briar’s skull. She glared at the scaly beast at the front of the room as it waved a mallet in its claws. It shouted unintelligible words, but Briar doubted that anyone apart from her could even hear the sound over the commotion in the vast chamber. These dragons were … Continue reading An Upside-Down Fantasy World