As a writer, I’m working with the written word, but oddly that’s not how many fans will become acquainted with my work. So why are audiobooks so popular?
Here is a pop quiz. How many books in The Dune Trilogy? If your answer is three, you’re wrong. So, how often does a trilogy become a series?
Old newspapers are a treasure trove of information for authors, but these archives are also a great place for readers intrigued by authentic records of days gone by or those who enjoy losing a few interesting hours.
You’ve come together with your book-loving besties, but what happens when the discussion starts to drag? It can always be helpful to have a stock list of questions on hand to liven up the dialogue.
Starting a book so it hooks the reader is the hardest thing for me to write. Here are some opening lines that hooked me.
Researchers, educators, and parents all agree—children need to learn about STEM (or STEAM): science, technology, engineering, art, and math. But how do you get kids excited about math, science, and the rest?
Telling and retelling stories. We all do it, whether you’re a bestselling fiction writer or a 9–5 office worker.
If you loved Twilight, then check out these five series!
Young adult novels are not just for teens anymore (if they ever were). Here are five reasons you might want to add the young adult genre to your reading list.
Ever wonder what kind of conversations authors have with their characters when writing? I often get involved in conversations with myself when my characters go off-script and mess with all my grand plans for their future.
She’s an Oscar winning actress, a fashionable clothing designer, a prolific producer, and now she’s about to become your new book-loving bestie.
PNR is the acronym typically used for paranormal romance. Read on to discover what makes a book PNR, as well as 19 titles you might have never found on your own.
I often get asked how the idea for a book comes about, so I thought I’d share a little bit about this sometimes painful, always unpredictable, adventure with you.
Stories are an irrevocable part of our society. Here are the 5 essential life skills you’ll gain from reading fiction.
Authors have the power to add and erase characters from novels and do so often to create a better story for readers. Have you ever contemplated what the world would be like if you had never been born?
What better way to become more knowledgeable and discover new aspects of life than reading amazing books? Read on to discover the top 10 books everyone should read in their 20s.
Read on to discover my top 5 places to read!
One of my favorite genres for a “feel good” read is Fantasy Romance. So, I got to thinking of my top five fantasy romance books. Some of them may surprise you, but give them a try and you won’t be disappointed.
When I write historical fiction, sometimes something very odd happens, where I believe I have invented something and then find out that it is actually true. That's where the magic comes in . . .