Some people say you should write what you know. It makes sense, doesn’t it? After all, you can deliver a more compelling story if you’re familiar with the subject.
My editor told me from day one to expand out of my comfort zone and do just the opposite.
When I wrote Unlikely Venture, I had a storyline in my head. Okay, that's not exactly true. I had about a HUNDRED stories in my head before landing on the ONE, and even then I flip-flopped around until I landed on the…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on October 29, 2014 at 8:32pm — No Comments
Kevin Hale, partner of Y Combinator and founder of Wufoo, recently gave a fab presentation at Stanford as part of the "How To Start a Startup" course. I LOVE these sessions. It's so great to gain perspective from those who've been successful putting their lessons into…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on October 24, 2014 at 9:11am — No Comments
When I started reading this book, the first thoughts which came into my mind were that, it’s amazing how ignorant one can be, about events which happened in your own…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on August 13, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments
About the Book: An un-named black girl finds awakening of love in her barren life. A young girl samples a first kiss with a young man after having a fright at the seaside in 1924. Two couples go through the hopes and anxieties of child adoption, finding they have…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on July 11, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
In this story, which crosses over from the literary to women’s fiction to romance, Steward takes us to 1970s Manhattan, home of the sophisticated and the elite. There, we meet Dana McGarry.
Dana has everything — a successful job…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on May 3, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments
Genre: Literary Fiction
Author: Lynn Steward
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Added by Mayra Calvani on April 30, 2014 at 3:37pm — No Comments
A fascinating story.
About the book: If these old walls could talk, would you listen? When a house has a story to tell, historical events to relate and lives to share, it should be given a voice; especially when the house is French and possesses a certain “je ne sais quoi”.
“Through These Doors: the Manoir at Bout L’Abbé” tells of the German occupation of Normandy…
Added by Susan Keefe on February 20, 2014 at 11:01am — No Comments
Remember when "date night" was just dinner? Maybe there was candlelight, flowers and restaurant reservations too. But if you have little ones…Continue
Added by Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner on January 30, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The story begins at the Battle of Poitiers, France, in 1356. English knight Stephen Palmer charges into battle when he is…
Added by Mayra Calvani on January 22, 2014 at 1:53pm — No Comments
A wonderful story.
About the book:
An Evocative French Love Story.
Men leave, says Bella.
There is Jean-Louis - French, a successful Paris lawyer and wealthy, elegant and a good-looker, but…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on January 8, 2014 at 7:52am — No Comments
A fast paced action thriller.
Tim Smith is an award-winning best selling author whose books range from romantic mystery/thrillers to contemporary…Continue
Added by Susan Keefe on January 4, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments
In “Central Bark at Christmas,” Tennyson has just been dumped by her arrogant and insensitive lawyer boyfriend. She swears to stay away from men, believing they’re nothing but bad luck. But then, while walking her dog she…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on December 24, 2013 at 5:32am — No Comments
This is the second Christmas romance anthology from Books to Go Now that I have read this month. I loved the first one,Christmas Romance, and this the…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on November 24, 2013 at 6:46am — No Comments
You know normally I address both husbands and wives when giving advice, but today I want to speak with the ladies in the house. Let's talk about sex! When was the last time you…
Added by Brela Delahoussaye on November 22, 2013 at 11:16am — No Comments
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Added by Brela Delahoussaye on November 15, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
In “Christmas Wishes,” readers will meet Lee Llewellyn,…
Added by Mayra Calvani on November 14, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments
What a brilliant story!
About The Gift:
Added by Susan Keefe on October 28, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments
Twin sisters separated by war, bound by love…
After the death of their father, twin sisters Maggie and Matty Becker are forced to take positions with officers’ families at a nearby fort. When the…Continue
Added by Mayra Calvani on September 11, 2013 at 3:40pm — No Comments