Attention span of a reader and how do I get it?

Attention span of a reader and how do I get it?

Attention span of a reader and how do I get it?

This is all about my latest WIP and how it starts with capturing a reader’s attention. People today have such a short attention span, a writer has to work hard to get their attention and retain it. SO, my current WIP, a Christmas story, begins with a problem. A big one and an emotional one to boot. Do you like books that start with trouble? I think that having conflict from the first page is really good. It catches the readers attention, it keeps them reading, and it is oftentimes fun to write. I didn’t always think that way though.

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Book review of The Inn at Eagle Point

Book review of The Inn at Eagle Point

by Sherryl Woods THE INN AT EAGLE POINT Because I got to do a bit of travelling in June, I actually finished reading a paperback that I have had for a while. The Inn at Eagle Point by Sherryl Woods <<<click to *get yours now!* is the series opener and if you are one who doesn’t watch the show on TV then you might see some spoilers here. The book does a great job of setting as it is in a picturesque town called Chesapeake Shores. We follow the O’Brien family throughout but it’s mainly about Abby O’Brien Winters who

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What kind of hobbies do you have?

A question I hear a lot from readers I guess it goes without saying that I am a writer so reading is a favorite pastime of mine. This writer loves all sorts of books, including romance, fantasy, historical, sci-fi, horror and mystery, so, of course, I try to write in all genres, too. As my fan and follower, you will already know that. So, no news there, but reading is one of my preferred hobbies. It was from this love of reading that I found myself desirous of writing. In my lifetime, I have read so many lovely works that

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How to add to your book collection

How to add to your book collection

This post includes affiliate links. If you click, follow, and buy anything from this post, I will receive monetary compensation for it. Thank you for helping me pay my bills. Ever looked back at the month behind you and realize that you are way behind in doing things that you normally would do? Me, too. But, I mean, I feel like I have been on the moon because I haven’t posted in here in over a month. You guys must feel slighted. Well, before I get into the how to add to your book collection stuff, let me catch you

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Kindle Countdown – Yew to a Kill

Kindle Countdown – Yew to a Kill

Last month, I had a Kindle Countdown promo for Disk of Death, the first book in the Shannon Wallace series. Did you get it? It is the lead in to the series, and so fast and funny, you are missing out if you don’t get it! That particular promo did way better than I thought it would – and I actually will receive a royalty this month. Woo hoo! Thank you to my new readers, fans and followers. If you haven’t subscribed to the Zanies, do that. I am going to be shooting out a summer newsletter soon! So, this

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