Review of An Editor’s Pet Peeves: A Pocket Guide for Writers by Debra Staples

Whether you’re submitting your work to an agent, a publisher, or publishing independently, nothing obscures great plots and wonderful dialogue more than poor punctuation, rambling sentences, and sloppy grammar.   An Editor’s Pet Peeves:  A Pocket Guide for Writers offers a well-organized easy to use guide for finding and correcting the… Read more“Review of An Editor’s Pet Peeves: A Pocket Guide for Writers by Debra Staples”

Review of ‘Breach of Worlds’ by Dana Davis

When willful eleven year old Nara receives yet another beating at the orphanage she finally decides to escape.  Her decision coincides with a new desire to seek out the sorceress who lives in a neighboring valley.  The mere mention of the sorceress strikes fear in the most powerful of men,… Read more“Review of ‘Breach of Worlds’ by Dana Davis”

Amazing Monarch Butterflies

I’ve always really liked butterflies.  As a young kid one of my favorite science projects in school was the hands-on metamorphosis lab.  The teacher hung a mesh net filled with plants that contained eggs.  In the first days the eggs hatched and the caterpillars ate the plants.  In a few… Read more“Amazing Monarch Butterflies”