The Writing Life

Truth in Fiction- Lioness: Mahlah’s Journey

I’ve read and enjoyed all of the Bible-based fictional novels by my friend, author Barbara M. Britton. Notice that I’ve categorized this review of her latest release under THE WRTING LIFE as well as reviews. That’s because, while reading her earlier titles and this latest one, I’ve noticed something about her writing that I admire…. Read more »

Interview with Author and Writing Coach, Rochelle Melander

  For anyone who missed my detailed review of Rochelle Melander’s latest book in the previous post, click here. SB: Throughout reading LEVEL UP! I often noted how your astute advice and practical approaches are appropriate for adults, like me, and also adaptable for young writers. You are the founder of DREAM KEEPERS in Milwaukee… Read more »

Are You Game for Expert Writing Advice?

    LEVEL UP:Quests to Master Mindset, Overcome Procrastination, and Increase Productivity. A Guide for Writers, Entrepreneurs, and Creatives By Rochelle Melander    October 2019      Dream Keepers Press Rochelle Melander wears many caps. She is a writing coach with experience in support of individual, spiritual, and professional development. She has multiple books to her… Read more »

Flights of Fancy: Creativity Pompts from “The Greats”

  Don’t miss this treasury of writing wisdom and wit: FLIGHTS OF FANCY: Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-Winning Authors and Illustrators is an anthology of essays and writing prompts by the first ten Children’s Laureates of the UK: Malorie Blackman, Quentin Blake, Anthony Browne, Lauren Child, Julia Donaldson, Anne Fine, Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell, Michael Rosen, and Jacqueline Wilson, with an introduction by… Read more »