Jan 222013
 
"Growing a Story" A Guest Blog by Laura Bickle Author of Embers (Anya Kalinczyk #1) and Sparks (Anya Kalinczyk #2)

Growing a story is a lot like nurturing flowers. It takes a lot of care and patience. For a long while, it seems like nothing is happening. It’s a lot of frustration with no immediate reward. Watching, waiting. And then, one day…something blooms. For me, a book begins with a kernel of an idea, like a tiny, withered bulb. It doesn’t look like much of anything at the idea stage. I scribble the shriveled idea down in a journal, giving it plenty of white space to grow. I check up on it every so often, revisiting it to water with [ Read More of this Review ]

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Dec 232012
 
Guest Blog Post by Laura Bickle and Review of her novel The Hallowed Ones

The Hallowed Ones (#1) by Laura Bickle *review copy provided by author and publicist — thank you!* Regina’s Rating: 4 Stars/Grade A (I enjoyed it! Great start to a series!) We have a double feature today. First, author Laura Bickle stops by for a guest blog post. And next, I post my review of Ms. Bickle’s new novel The Hallowed Ones. Blurb: If your home was the last safe place on earth, would you let a stranger in? In this captivating thriller, an Amish settlement is the last safe haven in a world plagued by an unspeakable horror… Katie is [ Read More of this Review ]

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 Posted by on December 23, 2012 at 4:10 pm