A Positive Thought For The Day – Perseverance

Setting goals is not enough. Taking action can only take you so far within one day. It is perseverance  which allows you to succeed, to ultimately reach your goals, and cross that finish line, you have been working towards, for so long. You wrote out your goals, set plans in motion and took many inspired …

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When The Student Is Ready, The Teacher Appears

I have been lucky to find and learn from many teachers, who would probably not consider themselves such. People who are successful and empowering in their own way, and many from very different backgrounds, careers, and interests. Every once in a while some of these teachers choose a platform to connect, and to give their …

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Chilling And Unexpected – “Fear Nothing” By Lisa Gardner

Title: Fear Nothing: A Detective D.D. Warren Novel Author: Lisa Gardner Publisher: Signet Release Date: January 4th, 2014 Genre: Thriller/Mystery/Crime Rating: 5/5 Stars   Seldom does a book get my attention as deeply as Lisa  Gardner’s work “Fear Nothing” had managed to do. Absolutely chilling, and superbly written, Mrs. Gardener used a very unique approach …

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Warmth – A Haiku

your touch warms the soul my heart sings in your presence every day a gift Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 I recently wrote about the Royal Holiday collection, a set of four romance novels from publisher Tule Publishing, but not about the last three books of the series. A sense of warmth is the overall …

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Author Devon Henry – The Interview

I am very exited to present to you today an interview with a dear and wonderful fellow Author, Devon Henry. I recently read her book “Kaijin”, – about which I will post an review later this week  – as well as her work on Medium, so I really wanted to share this interesting writer with …

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Camp NaNoWriMo

Anyone else exited about Camp NaNoWriMo? For those who are not familiar with this writer’s version of summer camp, here is the short version of what it is: Camp NaNoWriMo is associated with the National Novel Writing Month, which occurs every year in November, trying to aid and motivate writers to finish their books, by …

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Book Review: Silenced by Dani Pettrey

Title: Silenced Author: Dani Pettrey Publisher: Bethany House Publisher Publishing Date: May 6th, 2014 Rating: 4.5/5 This is book 4 in a series called “Alaskan Courage”. While I usually prefer to read a series from the beginning, even if some books are stand-alone, I do sometimes break this rule, and I am glad I did …

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Book Review: The Hero by Robyn Carr

      Title: “The Hero” – A Thunder Point Novel Author: Robyn Carr Rating: 4/5 Stars Publisher:  Harlequin  Mira ISBN-13: 978-0-7783-1459-2 My first impression of this book was that it had charm, a young woman who is in need, finds help from total strangers, who embrace her and her child with open arms. Kindness, …

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