"Are you going to put me in one of your books?"

"If you wou’d not be forgottenAs soon as you are dead and rotten,Either write things worth reading,or do things worth the writing." The quote above is credited by many sources to Benjamin Franklin. Did he say it? Most likely, or he may have derived his own interpretation of it from someone else who came before … Continue reading "Are you going to put me in one of your books?"

Changing #Genres – Oh Ivory, What the #BLEEP Have I Done?

Prior to writing The Blue Diamond – The Razor’s Edge, I wrote historical fiction. Wait, I’m still writing historical fiction, right? Well, hold that thought for a moment while I drill down a bit. Fireflies – Historical fiction / Paranormal Hope From the Ocean – Historical Fiction Paranormal / Family Saga The Blue Diamond – … Continue reading Changing #Genres – Oh Ivory, What the #BLEEP Have I Done?

#BookReview of The Blue Diamond – Author Overboard! This One Rocked My Boat!

My Review - 5 STARS! The Blue Diamond by P. S. Bartlett Long before the days of required floatation devices and multi-million dollar pleasure yachts, only the bravest of the brave would venture the seas, brave the storms and dare to cross paths with legendary pirates. Of these pirates one stands out, more cunning, slippery … Continue reading #BookReview of The Blue Diamond – Author Overboard! This One Rocked My Boat!

Interviewing Your Characters is a Fun Way to Create Interest in Your Books

If you're anything like me, your characters mean a lot to you and except for not actually living and breathing in the real world, they are as real as fictional beings can get...to you and your readers. Even if you are just beginning to mold and shape your characters, asking them questions may help you … Continue reading Interviewing Your Characters is a Fun Way to Create Interest in Your Books