“Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet”

This review of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford was originally posted to Goodreads on June 26, 2012. ~~~ When I first sat down to read this book, I only intended to read a single … Continue reading

“My Lord John”

This review of My Lord John by Georgette Heyer was originally posted to Goodreads on June 13th 2012. ~~~ It took me a VERY long time to finish this book, relative to it’s length. This was mostly due to the … Continue reading

“The Reluctant Widow”

This review of the The Reluctant Widow by Georgette Heyer was originally posted to Goodreads on May 24th, 2012. ~~~ *There are some slight spoilers ahead* This was my first Georgette Heyer novel, and I admit I expected to be … Continue reading

Goodreads Reviews

I do have a Goodreads account, and have for some time. At one point, I even used it regularly as an easy way to keep track of what I was reading and when. However, I haven’t used it for quite … Continue reading

Ancient Greek Heroes and French Maidens

Writers can sometimes get inspiration, help, plot points, characterization etc, from the most unlikely places. My novel is set in Ancient Egypt, before the Ancient Greeks were more than a few disorganized tribes of shepherds and before France was even … Continue reading

Flash Fiction Challenge: Random Sentence Generator

Yep, I did it again, I took up the Flash Fiction Challenge thrown out by Chuck Wendig last week. He sent us to a random-sentence generator and challenged us to use one of the random sentences to create a story. … Continue reading

Top 5 Favorite Fictional Characters

I was pondering last night on my all-time favorite fictional characters, and I  realized they were all female. I’ve talked about my favorites before, with the focus on novel-characters. But, my actual list of top 5 includes two from other … Continue reading