My writing assignment for last week was more difficult than I expected – writing about the activities of July 2 and July 3, 1776, in the Second Continental Congress. These were the days when the Virginia Resolution was adopted that granted independence to the thirteen colonies, and when the delegates began a line-by-line evaluation of the declaration statement that Thomas Jefferson wrote.
[ONE of the first FIVE people to comment on Yvonne's author interview will win a FREE copy of The Day My Soul Cried.]
Yvonne Pierre's The Day My Soul Cried is more than a book. It's more than a memoir. It's more than good story. The Day My Soul Cried is the rebirth of a person who has taken her literary life in her own hands.
Emerging from the depths of her depression, Pierre allows her soul to heal and shine at the same time. This is a book that should be read by all women… Continue
Added by Joey Pinkney on April 3, 2010 at 8:23pm —
Because we value our blog hosts, Pump Up Your Book is now putting the shoe on the other foot and interviewing them instead of having them interview us.
We are now offering our readers a chance to get to know our blog hosts
and what better way than a personal interview and a special spotlight
at Pump Up Your Book?
Today we're highlighting The Cajun Book Lady (aka Kris) with a wonderful interview. Click… Continue
Overall rating: Just unique perspective of our evolution told in this one.
This is odd review for smoothies reviews, because this time it is on a none fiction book written by Richard Wrangham. it’s called Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. I didn’t want to read it. I just had to in order to pass a English course.
The book is a collection of scientific essays. It’s about how cooking began ( or…
Okay there’s book by Denis Lehane. I never heard of the author and am not a big fan of scary tales. Few have actually been good. Yet after seeing a trailer for the shutter Island movie, I got kind of curious, so I had to check it out.
Shutter Island is a tale about a bizarre investigation on a island mean t for the insane. Federal Marshalls Teddy Danielle’s and Chuck Aule arrive…
Writers in the Sky Guests Discuss Books That Will Inspire Readers to Discover Their Own Potential As Well As Confront Controversial Relationships and Stereotypes Nashville, TN, March 24, 2010—The members of Writers in the Sky will be offering a series of interviews with a diverse group of authors for the month of April. The month begins with a young writer who will remind us that age is irrelevant when you have a message to share. The next week brings a guest who will discuss…
Working on a book? Have it about ready but not sure of punctuation, grammar rules (i.e. hyphenating compound modifiers, correct homonym usage), or if that comma should be a semicolon? An author can easily find themselves engrossed in the creative process of bringing imagination to life, and overlook the seemingly little things. That’s where I come…
No April Fools here. I'm hosting Golden Heart finalist Gillian Layne on my Red Pencil Thursday at www.emilybryan.blogspot.com. Please come join our online critique group and add your tips and suggestions.