My Guests, Reference Books

Chat on Twitter: The What and How of Author Chats on Twitter by Beth Barany

I’m delighted to welcome author and creativity coach for writers Beth Barany to my blog today! An Excerpt adapted from Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers by Beth Barany About Twitter for Authors: Social media book marketing is key to building your author platform and to selling more books. For… Continue reading Chat on Twitter: The What and How of Author Chats on Twitter by Beth Barany

Reference Books, Thursday Thirteen

Thursday Thirteen – Back to the Books

I spent way too much time picking out pretty flower pictures last week, (but  it was fun,  lol), so for today's Thursday Thirteen, a simpler random selection of some non-fiction books on my reference shelves.  Non-writing craft this time: The History of Pirates by Angus Konstam Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by W.B. Yeats Life… Continue reading Thursday Thirteen – Back to the Books

Reference Books, Thursday Thirteen

Thursday Thirteen – Language of Flowers

Last Sunday I was working away and needed the right flower. I grabbed Kate Greenaway's Language of Flowers and ended up being totally distracted. This fascinating illustrated book lists over 500 flowers and plants and their traditional meanings. Flowers and plants were used in the Victorian era to express both positive and negative messages and… Continue reading Thursday Thirteen – Language of Flowers

Reference Books, Thursday Thirteen

Thursday Thirteen – Reference Books

Thirteen books on my reference shelves that I have opened in the last month: The Deluxe Transitive Vampire: The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed, by Karen Elizabeth Gordon. -You'll never look at learning grammar quite the same way again! The Synonym Finder, J.I. Rodale - Don't leave home… Continue reading Thursday Thirteen – Reference Books