Show vs. Tell #RRBC #RWISA

Ever hear a writing expert caution, “Show don’t tell!” Rarely do they show you what they mean. Author Jan Sikes shares examples that illustrate how to show instead of tell. via Show vs. Tell #RRBC #RWISA

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RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB “SPOTLIGHTS” Author, Flossie Benton Rogers

Welcome to Day Five of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB’S SPOTLIGHT Author Blog Tour. I’m excited to welcome March SPOTLIGHT Author, Flossie Benton Rogers! This former library director and teacher is a mystic adventurer and coffee aficionado, known for conjuring the magic in romance.   Slang of the Roaring 20s In “Mind Your Goddess” the heroine […]

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Study to Make Yourself a Successful Author

What makes a writer successful? It depends on how you define success. For some writers, it’s creating a runaway bestseller. For others it’s winning literary awards; and for still others, it’s building a reputation for writing good books and publishing them regularly, which will bring notoriety and a nice supplemental income. How you determine success […]

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Gypsy Woman

The WP Daily Word—Undulate I’m reminded of a song of my youth. Gypsy Woman by Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. It describes a lovely, dark-haired woman dancing around a campfire light. The song is full of imagery and longing. The images are so vivid that every time I hear the song, I can see her […]

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A Sparkle Effect Project

The Daily Word prompt today — SPARKLE Today I wanted to present a Chicago effort that really S-P-A-R-K-L-E-S. In fact, it’s even named The Sparkle Effect. I wanted to showcase them as they begin their holiday gift-giving across our troubled city Circle of Friends (COF) of Bolingbrook, IL will host their annual Sparkle Christmas project […]

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