Book Review: Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg

I am experiencing some serious “book glow” friends — you know, the reader’s high after finishing a wonderful, satisfying book. Last night I finished Like Never Before by Melissa Tagg and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This was my first read by Melissa and, let me tell you, I was NOT disappointed.

Book Review: Emerald Isle

I have the great pleasure of introducing you to a fellow author and friend of mine, Andrew Budek-Schmeisser. Andrew and I first connected on the Books and Such Literary Agency blog. His insightful, intelligent, and often witty comments have taught me a lot about writing and life. He also regularly comments on this blog, forContinue reading “Book Review: Emerald Isle”

Life Imitating Art: Interview with Author Paul Combs

I met author Paul Combs through a mutual friend. He’s a fellow NaNoWriMo-er and introduced me to the editor who worked on my first novel. Though we’ve actually only met in person once, he’s been an encourager through my journey. He’s independently published two novels, The Last Word and Writer in Residence — a two-book series about cousinsContinue reading “Life Imitating Art: Interview with Author Paul Combs”

Top 10: Books, Blogs, and Buddies

OOPS! Edited to include our newsletter giveaway winner!  See below. 🙂 There’s a lot of great things to be seen around the web. I wouldn’t be a very gracious blog host if I didn’t share some of the best I’ve seen lately, now would I? Here are the top 10 books, blogs, and buddies IContinue reading “Top 10: Books, Blogs, and Buddies”

Indie Bookstore Coming to Fort Worth

An author I’ve connected with through a mutual friend is doing something truly remarkable. Paul Combs, author of The Last Word, is beginning exciting plans for opening the only independent bookstore — actually, the only bookstore, period — in downtown Fort Worth, TX. The store, which will also boast the name The Last Word, willContinue reading “Indie Bookstore Coming to Fort Worth”