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Is An Image Worth A Thousand Words?

Our guest this week is Sue Viders talking about book covers. I had the opportunity of taking one of Sue’s classes a few years ago and I am so glad she could find time to share some of her knowledge here. Readers thank you for visiting my blog. Please feel free to comment at the end of the post. Your thoughts are very much appreciated.

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Blowing My Trumpet Over Grammatical Errors That Jerk Me Out Of A Story

Recently, I’ve read e-books with so many grammatical errors I’m jerked right out of the story. Then I’m on a quest looking for the next mistake. I’m not going to harp on the need for an editor because that’s obvious. What I think I’m reading is an author who writes likes he/she speaks. If a writer’s grammar and syntax are poor when they are speaking, it’s probably going to be the same when they’re writing.

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BOOK REVIEWS: AUSSIE AUTHORS WRITE ABOUT COWBOYS IN AUSTRALIA AND THE USA

I have always liked books set in the outback and in other parts of Australia. Recently I read two books by Australian authors where cowboys played a role one in Australia and one in Montana. One was an authentic setting in Broken Hill, Australia and one was a fictional town called Marietta in Montana, USA. I thought right, an Aussie is going to write a novel about cowboys in Montana. But I was agreeably surprised with the results. Here are my reviews on these two books…