Category Archives: Guest Authors

The Mill River Recluse by Darcie Chan Review by guest author Miriam Drori

It is lovely to host a review today by my fellow Crooked Cat author, Miriam Drori. Miriam Drori’s own non-fiction book: Social Anxiety Revealed, published by Crooked Cat Books, will be released on August 22, 2017. For more information, see her accompanying blog. You can also visit Miriam’s normal blog and website, and follow her on Facebook …

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10 of the Best Poems about Stars by guest author Dr Oliver Tearle

This article was first published on the Site Interesting Literature founded and edited by Dr Oliver Tearle, Lecturer in English at Loughborough University and freelance writer. It appeared on 28 July 2017 at https://interestingliterature.com/2017/07/28/10-of-the-best-poems-about-stars/#more-12016. The best starry poems Stars, like flowers and the moon and sunsets, are part of the ‘paint-by-numbers’ poetry toolkit: if you want …

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Even Rain is Just Water by Lynette Davis book review by guest author Yecheilyah

  This book review was first published by Yecheilyah in Pearls Before Swine on 7 July 2017 at https://thepbsblog.com/2017/07/07/yecheilyahs-book-reviews-even-rain-is-just-water-a-memoir-of-rejection-revelation-redemption-by-lynette-davis/.   Title: Even Rain is Just Water: A Memoir of Rejection, Revelation & Redemption   Author: Lynette Davis Print Length: 296 pages Publisher: Reflections Books; 1 edition (May 30, 2017) Publication Date: May 30, 2017 Sold by: Amazon …

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Structuring A Novel: Chapters by guest author Lynette Davis

This article by Lynette Davis was first published on Writer to Writer on 22 May, 2017 at https://writertowritersite.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/structuring-a-novel-chapters/. When you get an idea for a novel it seems easy to develop it but once you start working on it, it turns into a jungle, a mess. You might find yourself trying to figure out how simple things work or trying …

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A Review of Katherine McCord’s Run Scream Unbury Save by guest author Sonya Huber

This article was first published on 11 May, 2017 on Brevity’s Non-fiction Blog, https://brevity.wordpress.com/2017/05/11/a-review-of-katherine-mccords-run-scream-unbury-save/. Katherine McCord’s book Run Scream Unbury Save winner of the 2016 Autumn House nonfiction prize chosen by Michael Martone, is a whetstone of a fragmented and poetic memoir in bursts and paragraphs. You will emerge from each page emboldened to capture the exact this-ness …

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Sister, Sister by Sue Fortin reviewed by guest author Lance Greenfield

This article was first published on 5 March 2017 at https://lancegreenfield.wordpress.com/2017/03/05/review-sister-sister/. I was excited when I started reading this book. It has so many really good reviews. Unfortunately, it didn’t live up to my expectations. As a psychological thriller, it is OK, and I enjoyed reading it. However, many of the twists and turns were predictable. …

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How I Write a Novel: The Anaerris Code by guest author L.K.Kelley

My friend, L.K.Kelley, has a new book, The Anaerris Code coming out soon. I can’t wait to read it. This is how she went about writing it. The Anaerris Code – Release Date: February 14, 2017 As has kind of become a tradition with my Publisher, DragonEye Publisher, my initial book will always be released …

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10 ways to break through writer’s block instantly by guest author Maja

This article first appeared in Business in Rhyme published on 26 December 2016 at https://businessinrhyme.com/2016/12/26/10-ways-to-break-through-writers-block-instantly/. Writer’s block: a detrimental feeling that many of us encounter at least once in our writing life when you simply can’t pull yourself together and produce some satisfying work – at least in your own eyes. You feel lack of inspiration, …

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Editing – Mediorce Book -vs-Best-Seller by guest author L.K.Kelley

This article by L K Kelley was published on 19 June 2019 and first appeared in https://whitewolfprophecy.wordpress.com/2016/06/19/editing-mediocre-book-vs-best-seller/. Reading has always been my very favorite thing to do all my life.  But, since e-books have appeared, the book world of books has exploded, and competition is everywhere! Everyone writes today. That’s easy to see based on the …

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Structure by guest author Allison Symes

This article was first published on 24 Novermber 2016 at http://allisonsymes-thisworldandothers.weebly.com/blog—creating-worlds/structure. I used to be frightened of the thought of story structure.  It seemed too formal, too technical etc.  I’ve found it helpful to think of it as the “edit where I check the story makes sense”, which I appreciate is something of a mouthful! But …

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