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Because I’m well aware of how much work goes into creating a novel, I write positive reviews only about books that have been game-changer for me! Please be sure to share your favorites in the comments or follow me on Goodreads! (Link is in my contacts.)

Book Review: The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins

The Five Second Rule by Mel Robbins: Book Review

I’ve read a lot of personal development books. I mean, a lot. Some were game-changers like Deep Work by Cal Newport and Atomic Habits by James Clear. Some were lovely motivators that added to my subconscious in subtle, inspiring ways like You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero and Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis. [...]

Book Chat: Stop Worrying; Start Writing by Sarah Painter

Stop Worrying; Start Writing by Sarah Painter: Book Review

Holy cow, I loved this book. And I adore Sarah Painter … her Worried Writer Podcast that helps writers overcome self-doubt, fear, and procrastination, her fiction novels, her Scottish accent, everything. She was recently a guest on the Self Publishing Show, another podcast that I love, and I swear … the story she told about [...]

Book Chat: Unf*ck Yourself, by Gary John Bishop

I must admit: The title alone was the first thing that drew me to Unfuck Yourself, by Gary John Bishop. Those who know me well knows how f***ed up I’ve been with my writing for the past six years after Just Flirt came out. Actually, the few people who have been reading this blog for [...]

Books for Writers: My Top Ten Favorites!

Ten Terrific Books for Writers: Some of my Favorites

Whenever the topic of favorite books for writers comes up, I always mention the same ones over and over again. But they are timeless must-reads for anyone trying to finish their first manuscript, (or twenty-first,) and for those pursuing publication, either traditionally or through self-publishing. So here I go again with a list of my [...]