Welcome Reluctant Stranger: 5 ?s—Self-Publishing Review

Welcome, Reluctant Stranger! (Between Two Worlds Book 3), by E. Journey, is a touching story about a woman who must confront her family’s past. Leilani Torres, a psychologist, helps people heal. But can she heal herself? When she was only … Continued

Goodbooks Today Review: Welcome, Reluctant Stranger

Goodbooks Today Review: Welcome, Reluctant Stranger ************ Welcome, Reluctant Stranger spans across many genres, though it does so impressively, without losing the sense of the plot and characters. GoodbooksToday.com Reviews E. Journey enwraps the audience in passionate dialog and riveting … Continued

A Seventies American Pie Moment in Hello Agnieszka

Every decade has defining moments. The seventies have the American Pie moment. If you were alive and aware in that decade, how could you miss the Kent State shootings in 1970? The Munich massacre at the Olympics in ’72?  The … Continued

Book Trailers: Harnessing their power for book promotion

Everyone is doing book trailers these days. So, why not jump on the bandwagon? Well, for one, having someone do book trailers for you can cost money. Money you may not have on your limited book promotion budget. But you … Continued

Goodbooks Today Review: Hello, Agnieszka

Goodbooks Today Review: Hello, Agnieszka Journey has woven a beautiful narrative filled with complex relationships and interactions between women – aunts, mothers, and daughters.” – GoodbooksToday.com Reviews Evy Journey has woven an intricate, heart-wrenching coming-of-age story about family and love … Continued

Hello, Agnieszka A Five-Star Readers’ Favorite

Hello, Agnieszka A Five-Star Readers’ Favorite The Views from Three Readers: After her son tried to commit suicide, Agnieszka was left with no choice but to reveal a well-kept secret to her kids in order to help them understand their … Continued

Tedium in writing—Paying Attention To P’s And Q’s

There is necessary tedium in writing. My third novel (Hello, Agnieszka!) is in the proofreading stage by another pair of eyes. That makes four scrutinizing pairs, so far. Writing is a solitary undertaking but the author is always too close … Continued

How Beta Readers Helped My Book

I sent my latest manuscript to a couple of beta readers. I’ve found them helpful in the past. I tend to experiment a little with the linear structure of novels. I’m never sure, though, if doing so would confuse readers. … Continued

Book Blog Tour: Book Reviews for Hello, My Love

The best thing, so far, about the Virtual Book Blog Tour: Book Reviews for Hello, My Love. I find the feedback quite useful.  I’m changing the cover and have made a bit of revision  in one chapter based on these … Continued

Praise for Hello, My Love from Goodbooks Today

Goodbooks Today: Praise for Hello, My Love ************ “The unexpected surprises and emotional encounters of this novel keeps the reader enthralled until the very last page.”—GoodbooksToday.com Reviews There are few stories that capture the raw emotions of a true and … Continued

The Place of Places in Stories

Places in stories can advance plot and show something about a character. Food and eating can (see Delectable Dishes) do the same.  In Hello, Greg invites Elise to his house presumably to see him in his “true element.”   When … Continued