• Stealing Jake by Pam Hillman

    I’m so pleased to welcome author Pam Hillman as a guest blogger today. Welcome, Pam! Thanks so much for inviting me to your blog to talk about my debut novel, Stealing Jake. When Livy O’Brien spies a young boy jostling…

  • Review: A Most Unsuitable Match

    Miss Fannie Rousseau is a young woman of privilege traveling west to uncover the truth behind a family secret. Mr. Samuel Beck is on a mission to atone for past failures that still haunt him. Their meeting aboard a steamboat…

  • Trailer Tuesday – Captain Jack’s Treasure

    Today we get to see another trailer by Max Elliot Anderson for his eight-year-old and up adventure story, Captain Jack’s Treasure. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khOJMw-faws&feature] Sam Cooper lives right near the ocean, on the Treasure Coast of Florida. All he’s heard about since…

  • Finding the Sweet Spot in Writing Dialogue

    I’m so pleased to welcome author Staci Stallings to the blog today. Good to have you, Staci! Over the years I have heard complaints from friends, students, and family that even if they could write the story they’ve always wanted…