My To Review List for August 2019

This month I’ve got something to enjoy on every medium: an audiobook, a paperback and an e-book. Two of those are fiction and the paperback is something I’d recommend to writers. In the order I’ll be reviewing, the books are…

Don’t Judge – Nothing Special, Book 4

Don't Judge - Nothing Special, Book 4 by A.E. Via

Author: A.E. Via

Narrator: Aiden Snow

Listening length: 9 hours and 38 minutes

Themes and genres: Contemporary LGBT Romance, crime, detective, bounty hunter, gay

WARNING: Mature Content

Blurb:

Detective Austin Michaels didn’t think life could get any better after he was accepted into the most notorious narcotics task force on the East Coast Continue reading

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Writing Wednesdays: Ways to Show Your Character is in Love (Part Two)

Writing Wednesdays - Ways to Show Your Character is in Love (Part Two)

Two weeks ago, in the first part of this post, I gave you fifteen ways to show that your character is in love with someone; today, I’m going to give you suggestions on what couples could do together or what one person in a relationship could do for the other Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: 3 YouTubers to Watch if You Want to Write and Publish

Writing Wednesdays - 3 YouTubers to Watch if You Want to Write and Publish

As you’ve probably guessed by the title, today I’m going to share with you three of my favorite YouTube channels that offer advice on writing and publishing. This isn’t a Top 3; I’m listing them in a random order.

Just a note before we start: I have no contact with these authors and I don’t know how they’d feel about me using their avatars in this post, so I’m not going to include their pictures.

Okay?

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Let’s go then Continue reading

10 Most Read Blog Posts of the Second Half of 2018

10 most read blog posts of the second half of 2018

In July last year, I posted 10 Most Read Blog Posts of the First Half of 2018; today I’m here to share with you which of the July-December 2018 posts you’ve read the most. We’ll start with #10 being the one with the least reads and #1 (of course!) being the one with the most.

NUMBER 10 Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: Two Things That You MUST Have in Your Novel

writing wednesdays - two things that you must have in your novel

This tip is so short, it would’ve been at home in my Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips series (click here for a list of all tips, sorted by topic), but since I put a stop to those at Tip #100, I’ll have to include it in Writing Wednesdays.

So: what are these two things that are a must for your novel Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: 33 Ways to Describe Your Character’s Voice

Writing Wednesdays - 33 Ways to Describe Your Character's Voice

Hello, everyone!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a word list so I thought it was high time for a new one. Today, I’ll give you thirty-three words to use when describing a character’s voice so you could quickly reference them when you are stuck.

Also, check out the bottom of the post where I’ve link my other word lists.

Let’s get started Continue reading