Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

How to Succeed as a New Writer

by Darius Foroux Writing must come from the heart I started my blog as an independent new writer in 2015. Over the years, I’ve published over 400 articles, 7 books, and 7 online courses. There have been frustrations and challenges along the way. But I’ve learned that new writers have a better chance of successContinue reading “How to Succeed as a New Writer”

Book Review Tuesday: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty My rating: 4 of 5 stars I listened to this book on the Libby App. (Spoilers ahead) I had seen the series on HBO, so I was able to follow along really well. This is a story of woman growing up in a privileged area. The majority of theContinue reading “Book Review Tuesday: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty”

Book Review Tuesdays: The Heist by Janet Evanovich

The Heist by Janet Evanovich Well….I have loved Janet in the past. I thought that I would try this smaller series to see what I thought. I was disappointed. I am not sure if it because I have changed the majority of what I read to non fiction. This was about a gal that isContinue reading “Book Review Tuesdays: The Heist by Janet Evanovich”