“Let daddy take a whiff.” As I squirmed uncomfortably in his hands, my mind shot back to the exact sequence of events that led to this moment. I don’t have parents. I’ve only ever known Brandi. She took me in when I was a baby. She fed and bathed me. There were several others like…… Continue reading She let him borrow me for a week and he took me home.
AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Authors today are choosing self-publishing increasingly because of the autonomy it offers. But, it comes with its own set of troubles. Wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what you should…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: A self-publishing checklist from award-winning author, Jaq Hazell.
AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Any published author would tell you that just writing a novel isn’t enough. Before your book can reach readers, an agent needs to pick it up. You need to find a…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: Perseverance pays and Erika Raskin proves it.
Today, in association with Regina Timothy, we’re giving away a free ebook of Full Circle, a contemporary fiction novel. Goodreads synopsis: Eight years after the 9/11 attacks, Samia-Al-Sayyid an Iraqi immigrant is living a quiet life in New York City after she fled her home to avoid imminent death. She works hard for her cold,…… Continue reading International giveaway: Full Circle by Regina Timothy
AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Read the previous posts from this series here: 5 tips for getting a blogger to review your book. How to write a book review request email. 3 ways you can find…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit | Telling our stories: The challenges of memoir writing.
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Moscow Bound is the first book of Churchward’s Puppet Meisters Trilogy. I read the second book, Dancing With Shadows, a few months back and the author sent me book 1 after…… Continue reading Moscow Bound by Adrian Churchward
Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher and existential nihilist, who in 1964, turned down the Nobel Prize in Literature, because “Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time”. Kidding! That’s something another great philosopher and nihilist, Kanye West, said to Taylor Swift in the 2009 VMAs. Kanye West is an American rapper who’s…… Continue reading Who said it: Kanye West or Jean-Paul Sartre?