I like to read concise book reviews that are specific and don't contain spoilers. Answer a few questions for me and be done. What did you like about the book; did you dislike anything? Be balanced. No book is all good or all bad. Tell me about the writing, the storyline, and characters. Were the …
Quotes About Reading #10
“I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't do it except when I hate them. I often want to criticize Jane Austen, but her books madden me so that I can't conceal my frenzy from the reader; and therefore I have to stop every time I begin. Every time I read Pride and …
Quotes About Reading #9
“It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.” ― C.S. Lewis
Quotes about Reading #6
“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” ― Groucho Marx
Book Marketing Tools #1
Build Your Author Platform with the Easy Hub and Spoke System via http://bookmarketingtools.com Confused about your author platform, why you need it, and how to build it? Lucky for you, author Carmen Amato makes it easy for you in this guest post. She shows you exactly what you need to do to build your platform. …
New Agent Looking to Build List
New Agent (Sarah Nagal, Writers House) is building a client list and is actively accepting submissions.
Sarah Nagel joined Writers House in 2011 to work with Senior Vice President, Merrilee Heifetz and is now actively building her own client list. She is interested in psychological thrillers (those that mess with your head rather than high speed cross-country chases), horror, mystery, suspense and literary fiction. Sarah is especially interested in strong character-driven fiction and stories that explore the dynamics of a dysfunctional family unit / relationships.
She also represents realistic Young Adult and Middle Grade with a hint of magical realism. On the nonfiction side, Sarah is interested in medical ethics, true crime, humor books and memoir with a distinctive narrative voice with a universal resonance. Sarah is not looking for straight sci-fi, high fantasy, romance or picture books.
Prior to joining Writers House, Sarah was a media lawyer in London and graduated with two separate degrees in English Language and Literature, and Law. You can follow…
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Coffee Quote# 17
Coffee -- the most important meal of the day. --unnamed
Coffee Quote# 16
Coffee, the favorite drink of the civilized world. --Thomas Jefferson
BRANDING BASICS: logo or graphic element
To build a brand you need to start with a visual identifier -- something that if not now, someday will be readily associated with you or your business. If you haven't already, start now -- choose an image, a graphic, an icon, and start building your brand. If you're already using WordPress, this article by …
Thank you so much Susan!
Robert A. Smith writing as TyCobbsTeeth
What is your latest release and what genre is it?Society for Supper
(Fiction – Action/Adventure, Thriller)
Quick description: Wide spread drought has gripped the planet and devastated food supplies around the world. Riots have started breaking out as chaos is tearing away at the fabric of society. Ben Donnelly, a former special weapons and tactics officer with the Boston police force, is in the fight of his life, trying to protect his family from the storm of inhumanity.
Society for Supper follows the Donnellys in their struggle to survive in the aftermath of the global food shortage and ultimately the collapse of society. The life they know is ripped away. They learn all too quickly, how we are all part of a precariously balanced community and when the balance is lost – society is devoured by the chaos of desperation.
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