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Amazon Censorship: Interact with an Author and Your Book Review Goes Down!

February 12th, 2018

2/12/18 NOTE: I made a change to this article. I got a nastygram that I was using a copyrighted image. I had pulled it across from The Guardian article…but little ol’ ME is the one who got in trouble. Very interesting. I had no issue with taking the image down, but still. So I made a censorship graphic, which I clearly need to use more often anyway. This article is still just as relevant today in 2018  as it was when I first published it July 11, 2015 Oh, and by the way…. the company who sent the letter expects me to pay $150. Go get it from The Guardian. I’m a blind blogger... Read More

Book Review of The Dark Souls: The Viral Superhero Series Book 1 by Casey Lane and Bryan Cohen

January 9th, 2018

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a fun, action-packed thriller about a teenage nerd who suddenly becomes a superhero. I became familiar with co-author Bryan Cohen because I took his phenomenal class. for authors. Now, let me introduce you to The Dark Souls: The Viral The Superhero Series Book 1. The world’s first superhero sensation... Read More

Book Review of Cozy Mystery A Lovely Murder (A Danni Deadline Thriller, Book 2) by Lori Ericson

July 19th, 2017

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and I reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a cozy mystery called A Lovely Murder, by Lori Ericson. First, here are the book details: A Lovely Murder (A Danni Deadline Thriller, Book 2) by Lori Ericson Evil tends to snatch away the best-laid plans. Life is finally coming together for reporter Danni Edens. Her mother’s mental illness seems... Read More

Book Review: Time Travel Romance Little Bit out of Time by Alice White

February 20th, 2017

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a time travel romance set in Scotland titled Little Bit out of Time by Alice White. This is a time travel tale with a splash of rmance. Here’s the description from Amazon. Little Bit out of Time is definitely a worthy read for anyone who enjoys magic, humor, and  time travel with a dash of romance. —... Read More

Book Review of Break Your Self Help Addiction by Brian D. Ridgway

December 27th, 2016

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a nonfiction self-help book titled Break Your Self-Help Addiction: The 5 Keys to Total Personal Freedom by Brian D. Ridgway. Break Your Self-Help Addiction by Brian D. Ridgway is a book to be EXPERIENCED, not just read. — Ronda Del Boccio, #1 best selling author & speaker Here’s the... Read More

Book Review of Jewish Historical Fiction Novel Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

May 9th, 2016

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a Jewish historical novel called Please Say Kaddish for Me by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The author describes this book as “The dark side of Fiddler on the Roof.” This is the perfect elevator pitch for the historical tale set in czarist Russia at the turn of the 20th Century. Here is the... Read More

Book Review of Twitter in 30 Minutes by Ian Lamont

May 3rd, 2016

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. While this book  could help with social media for authors trying to navigate the hashtag infested lands of Twitter, it may also be useful for anyone who is new to or confused by Twitter. Social media can suck a lot of time out of your life, in case you hadn’t noticed. And if you want to learn how to use sites like Twitter more effectively, there area a lot of guides. I searched “how to Twitter” and got 4,908 results SO if you’re new to Twitter or totally confused by it,  which guide... Read More

Book Review of Science Fiction Thriller series Mind Dimensions Omnibus by Dima Zales and Anna Zaires

April 25th, 2016

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a science fiction thriller series called Mind Dimensions Omnibus by Dima Zales. I received a free copy of the set in exchange for an honest review. I love stories about mind powers, and that’s what attracted me to this set. I had not been familiar with the author before now. Before I share my... Read More

Book Review of Cozy Mystery Moonlight Can Be Murder: A Ned McNeil Mystery by Blanche Manos

April 20th, 2016

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I share well-written books. I highlight what makes each good from the reader’s perspective, and reveal what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time, it’s a cozy mystery by Blanche Manos titled, Moonlight Can Be Murder: A Ned McNeil Mystery. This is one of the better cozies I have read. You’ll find out why shortly. First, have a look at the book cover and description. Moonlight Can Be Murder: A Ned McNeil Mystery. by Blanche Manos Nettie “Ned”... Read More

Book Review of Historical Southern Novel Pathways of the Heart by Diane Yates

April 14th, 2016

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. I review  well-written books, highlighting what makes each good from the reader’s perspective and what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read. Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This time it’s a historical southern novel based on the life of the author’s mother, Pathways of the Heart by Diane Yates. Here’s a photo of Clella and Kenneth and info about the book. Pathways of the Heart by Diane Yates How do you seek to redeem yourself when you don’t know what you did wrong? When Kenneth... Read More

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