“Overwhelmed Writer Rescue” by Colleen M. Story

OVERWHELMED WRITER RESCUE Colleen M. Story Midchannel Press (2017) ISBN 9780999099100 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (2/18) “Overwhelmed Writer Rescue” by Colleen M. Story, provides sound guidance for boosting productivity and improving the quality of your writing time through clear, practical advice and applications. With simple, but not easy steps, Story outlines ways to restore … More “Overwhelmed Writer Rescue” by Colleen M. Story

“One Year of Writing and Healing: Writing to Transform the Experience of Illness, Grief, and Other Trouble” by Diane Morrow

ONE YEAR OF WRITING AND HEALING Diane Morrow Guest House Press (2016) ISBN 9780692610275 Reviewed by Tracey Rock for Reader Views (11/17) Journaling can be a great way for those who want to improve their mental health.  Those who enjoy writing, but have trouble trying to put the right words on paper may find Diane Morrow’s book, … More “One Year of Writing and Healing: Writing to Transform the Experience of Illness, Grief, and Other Trouble” by Diane Morrow

“Navigating Indieworld” by Julie A. Gerber and Carole P. Roman

NAVIGATING INDIEWORLD Julie A. Gerber and Carole P. Roman CreateSpace (2016) ISBN 9781537228068 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (1/2017) With so many guides geared toward Indie authors, I was curious to see what “Navigating Indieworld” by Julie A. Gerber and Carole P. Roman had to offer. Almost immediately, I noticed that the authors … More “Navigating Indieworld” by Julie A. Gerber and Carole P. Roman

“Muriel Spark: Time in her Fiction” by Linette Arthurton Bruno

MURIEL SPARK: TIME IN HER FICTION Linette Arthurton Bruno Publibook (2012) ISBN 9782748390001 Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (12/16) “Muriel Spark: Time in her Fiction” by Linette Arthurton Bruno is the examination of how Muriel Spark incorporated her attitudes and beliefs into her fiction novels. Ms. Bruno uses five of Ms. Spark’s novels: … More “Muriel Spark: Time in her Fiction” by Linette Arthurton Bruno

“Writing Memoir” by Jerry Paynew

WRITING MEMOIR Jerry Payne Faydelis Press (2016) ISBN 9780983581482 Reviewed by Susan Violante for Reader Views (11/2016) “Writing Memoir: The Practical Guide to Writing and Publishing the Story of Your Life” by Jerry Payne is a short and sweet a personable guide for memoir writing. It begins by inviting the reader to explore their reasons for … More “Writing Memoir” by Jerry Paynew

“Write Your Life” by Anita Rochelle

WRITE YOUR LIFE: CREATE YOUR IDEAL LIFE AND THE BOOK YOU’VE BEEN WANTING TO WRITE Anita Rochelle The Write Image (2011) ISBN 9781610050623 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (11/11) Author coach Anita Rochelle has written a new book for aspiring authors drawn to the memoir, autobiography and how-to genres. Rochelle grew up in … More “Write Your Life” by Anita Rochelle

Master Self-Publishing 2011 Edition (The Little Red Book) by Owen O. Daniels

Master Self-Publishing 2011 Edition (The Little Red Book) Owen O. Daniels The Small Business Zone, Inc. (2011) ISBN 9780982903636 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (10/11)   There is something very American about wanting to publish our own book. Perhaps it’s rooted in our passionate belief in freedom of speech. Or, perhaps it’s simply … More Master Self-Publishing 2011 Edition (The Little Red Book) by Owen O. Daniels

A Self Publisher’s Companion by Joel Friedlander

A Self Publisher’s Companion Joel Friedlander Marin Bookworks (2011) ISBN 9780936385112 Reviewed by Joseph Yurt for Reader Views (6/11)   The desire to “write a book” has long been part of the American culture at virtually every socio-economic level. Never has the realization of that desire been more attainable than at this point in time; … More A Self Publisher’s Companion by Joel Friedlander

The Secret Pillars of Writing: A Crash Course! by Jeffrey A. Friedberg

The Secret Pillars of Writing: A Crash Course! Jeffrey A. Friedberg Cybergator Productions (2010) ISBN 9780615396590 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (09/10)   In “The Secret Pillars of Writing: A Crash Course!,” the author Jeffrey A. Friedberg offers sound writing advice that will benefit new and seasoned authors.  Mr. Friedberg presents the material … More The Secret Pillars of Writing: A Crash Course! by Jeffrey A. Friedberg

Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide by Nan Merrick Phifer

Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide Nan Merrick Phifer Ingot Press (2011) ISBN 9780984206001 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer, PhD, for Reader Views (12/10)   This is an excellent guide for anyone who has ever wanted to write their memoirs whether it’s for family or publication. Author Nan Merrick Phifer and Hal Zina Bennett, a … More Memoirs of the Soul: A Writing Guide by Nan Merrick Phifer