Category Archives: Criticism

Travel Review: A Trip To Gillette Castle In Connecticut

Heading down to Gillette’s Castle in Connecticut, I was under the impression that the castle would remind me of the one I imagined up for Tearing Honor. I haven’t done hands-on research for novels before and was convinced that I … Continue reading

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The Polar Caves Is Where It’s At

Where what’s at, you may ask? All the fun of course! The Polar Caves in NH were a lot cooler (pun intended!) than I’d expected. I know, I’ve been talking about a whole lot of rocks lately and a whole … Continue reading

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Robert Frost: The Farmer

Recently, the weather has been absolutely gorgeous around here.  We suffered through two weeks of rain, so spring fever struck the second the sun decided to come out. As a result, many trips were made. One I would like to … Continue reading

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MMmm Coffee! Where Should You Be Getting It?

I like to write reviews and I like coffee, so I’ve decided to share with you my reviews of chain coffee shops I’ve tried.  I know a  lot of my readers are coffee fans, so I’d be interested to see … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Getting Your Facts Straight

We need to be careful when we write that we get our facts straight.  ESPECIALLY if historical fiction is involved.  At least this seems to be what readers have been complaining about from my own writing, and the character in … Continue reading

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Ads And Ebooks: Reaction To Amazon’s Kindle Cost Reduction

New Amazon Kindle with Ads? My first reaction to this news was pure irritation.  Our society is constantly being bombarded with ads, everywhere we turn.  The one escape we’ve had from ads, for the most part, has been in our … Continue reading

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Most Responsive Social Media

Hi all, Lacking the budget to dive into larger-scale marketing, I’ve relied on social media and word-of-mouth to spread the word about my book, Tearing Honor.  It has had some success, but not nearly as much as one would hope.  … Continue reading

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