Category Archives: Writing

“Navigating Indieworld” by Julie A. Gerber and Carole P. Roman

NAVIGATING INDIEWORLD Julie A. Gerber and Carole P. Roman CreateSpace (2016) ISBN 9781537228068 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (1/2017) With so many guides geared toward Indie authors, I was curious to see what “Navigating Indieworld” by Julie A. … Continue reading

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“Muriel Spark: Time in her Fiction” by Linette Arthurton Bruno

MURIEL SPARK: TIME IN HER FICTION Linette Arthurton Bruno Publibook (2012) ISBN 9782748390001 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (12/16) “Muriel Spark: Time in her Fiction” by Linette Arthurton Bruno is the examination of how Muriel Spark incorporated her … Continue reading

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“Writing Memoir” by Jerry Payne

WRITING MEMOIR Jerry Payne Faydelis Press (2016) ISBN 9780983581482 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (11/2016) “Writing Memoir: The Practical Guide to Writing and Publishing the Story of Your Life” by Jerry Payne is a short and sweet a personable … Continue reading

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Sponge Bob and the Brain – a comparison by Arianna Violante

When I think of the brain and all its functions, I think of Sponge Bob Squarepants and how, in that one episode, Plankton was able to control his every move by climbing into his head and putting an electrical devise … Continue reading

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The adventures of a first time publisher

I have always been a ‘hands on’ person. Somehow I learn faster when I tackle things directly instead of just studying the theory first…this is why I decided to experiment with my picture book Tuma: The Tribe’s Little Princess. It’s … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Keeper, A Book Review By Irene M.

My Sister’s Keeper is a young adult novel that tells a compelling story of a family that has to struggle with conflicting needs and put their love above all else. Anna, the younger of two sisters, by age thirteen has … Continue reading

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Summer Snackin’ By Irene Minderhoud

As the weather reaches unbearable temperatures over 100 degrees and Barton Springs pool becomes crowded, I find it hard not to give in to the temptation of ice cream and junk food. So what is the key to maintaining a … Continue reading

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