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Author Interview: Tiana Smith, Match Me If You Can

Every writer has their own path, and figuring out what you want and going for it are key. As author Tiana Smith says, "Your big break could be just around the corner, but if you give up, you’ll never know." Check out her author interview about how she got published. Match Me If You Can (Swoon Reads/Macmillan, January 2019) How To Speak Boy (Swoon Reads/Macmillan, January 2020) www.tianasmith.com twitter.com/tiana_smith When did you start writing your first book? Where did the idea come from? Include the synopsis. I started writing Match Me If You Can in 2015, so it took a few years between writing/editing/querying/subbing/acceptance to get to where it is now. I liked the concept of a love qu

Author Interview: Evelyn Dunbar Webb, The Word Collector

Who says high school writing homework isn't useful? It definitely was for this author, who took an assignment and ran with it. Years later, it became her first book. Read below about Evelyn Dunbar Webb's path to publishing. Her biggest piece of advice to writers? "Don't fear editing." Evelyn Dunbar Webb's books: The Word Collector Bumblemeyer Publications, 2017 (June) Priscilla’s Puzzles: A Word Collector Workbook Bumblemeyer Publications, 2017 (July) Priscilla’s Journey: A Word Collector Coloring & Activity Book Bumblemeyer Publications, 2017 (August) The Invisible Realm (A-maze-ing Mystery Adventures #1) Bumblemeyer Publications, 2018 (October) Foothills of the Gods (Arest: Planet of the R

Dragon Teeth

Title: Dragon Teeth Author: Michael Crichton Genre: Historical Fiction Age Range: YA/Adult I wouldn't have picked this up if it hadn't been for Book Club. Thank heavens for Book Club? I knew Crichton had written Jurassic Park, so I expected this story to be along those same lines. But it surprised me! It's historical, a journey, dinosaur bone digging, and lots and lots of funny incidents. I laughed out loud a few times. If I see this at a bookstore I'll probably buy it and read it again. -------------- The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. In much of the country it is still illegal to

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