IWSG: Stones aren’t free

Hi, it’s just another emergency at our house. We have them on a routine basis. First, big thanks to Alex Cavanaugh and IWSG for supporting writers, and that is free. The stones cost a lot, but before I explain, here are the links to November’s IWSG co-hosts: Joylene Nowell Butler, Jen …

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Life, death, and IWSG

Three years ago, I would never have believed anything would make me skip two whole months of blogging. We made it through selling a house on the water (because hubby spent too much time glued to the TV watching the weather channel for hurricanes). We made it through moving into …

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Would you rewrite? 2 reviews of 1 book

Hi, all, it’s Sher today with two differing book reviews for Countryside: Book of the Wise by J. T. Cope IV. One review is from a teen I loaned my book and another from me.  This is a case where I didn’t like a book as much as I wanted …

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Book Fail part 1: How to lose readers at the start

Hi, all, it’s Sher today with some advice for writers. It’s been a while since I gave writing advice because I prefer promoting books I like, but I think it’ time to explain some important problems I’ve encountered over the years. These are all reasons I stop reading books early …

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IWSG: One down and ? to go

Hi, all, it’s Sher here with a bit of good news. I found help, another book lover who happens to be an editor. Krista Sennett agreed to review books and joined my blog a couple of weeks ago. She wrote an introductory post and I’ve been training her in person. …

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