Category Archives: Books

Is Writing A Book A Real Priority For You? — BookBaby Blog

By BookBaby author Ally Nathaniel Writing a book will never amount to an emergency — that’s why you need to make a conscious decision to put it on top of your list. Is your book a priority for you? Have … Continue reading

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Monsters and Creepy Crawlies! — Dark-Novels – great reads!

I wrote a book for my children – I wanted them to enjoy reading as much as I did at their age. One of the differences, social media – the solution was easy, link reading with SmartPhones. Now they read … Continue reading

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If Purchasing DNA Kits From EBay, Amazon, and Deal Sites, Always Activate the Kits As Soon As You Receive Them

I routinely see people who got burned by purchasing a DNA kit from EBay, Amazon, or a deal site, usually it’s AncestryDNA kits, but it can happen with 23andMe, FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), FindMyPastDNA, LivingDNA,  or MyHeritageDNA kits as well. I … Continue reading

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Fake Reviews and Plagiarism: Spilling the (Skimm) Tea — The Bibliofile

There’s more drama out in the bookish world (as always), and this time it’s come in the form of The Skimm’s new self help book, How to Skimm Your Life. The Skimm is probably something you’ve heard of — they … Continue reading

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Bloggers, Vloggers, Authors / Writers – Do You Use Easter Eggs?

This question is for Bloggers, Vloggers, Authors / Writers – Do You Use Easter Eggs? It also applies to app developers, programmers, game designers, and any others who do any sort of writing, videos, or coding. I include some examples … Continue reading

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Collecting RPGs: My Take — No Rerolls

I collect RPG books but I would not, in the way I understand the word, call myself a ‘collector’. I say that because when I use that word, I picture someone searching for those last couple of titles to finish … Continue reading

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My 2,500th Blog Post

I wasn’t paying enough attention so this is slightly past my 2,500th post. As always, a big thank you to those who read my blog, follow me, like a post, or comment. It’s appreciated. As noted in earlier milestone posts, … Continue reading

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Subscription services make life easier, but costs can add up — Mississippi Business Journal

Sure it’s nice to have your groceries delivered now and then. Ditto dinner. Want to stream your favorite movies? Why not. Curated clothes and books sent to your home? 47 more words via Subscription services make life easier, but costs can … Continue reading

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Dawn Field’s How To Confound And Frustrate Readers – BookBaby

I saw this as I was looking for new blog posts to read – Dawn Field’s How To Confound And Frustrate Readers – BookBaby: https://blog.bookbaby.com/2019/05/how-to-confound-and-frustrate-readers/. Dawn has a list of 39 ways to confound and frustrate readers. I won’t go … Continue reading

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Novel – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube last night – 5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Novel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uke5CTtZyB4 (about 11:36 minutes long).  

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