Month: February 2020

Interview with Patrick Finegan – Author of Cooperative Lives

COOPERATIVE LIVESPatrick FineganTwo Skates Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781733902526Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (1/20) Patrick Finegan was born during the latter half of the Eisenhower Administration and graduated during the Carter and Reagan Administrations from Northwestern University and the University...Read More

Digital Magazine Ads – Why and When They Should Be Used

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor Publicity strategizing many times includes advertising in print format publications or digital magazines. But how can we decide when, where and how? With the relaunch of our old book catalog into a new digital magazine format this...Read More


Ben Green – Editorial Assistant and Reviewer This post will address one very simple issue that I see constantly with book cover designs. That issue is simply color. You can pick virtually any color you want for your book cover. ...Read More

Things to Avoid When Writing a Book Review

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor This past week, I received feedback from an author on our last editorial, Book Reviews – An Author’s Best Friend (Even When Not-So-Positive), where he shared his “most extreme hostile review.” This author forwarded to us a...Read More

Author Interview – Maria L. Ray – Author of “From God to Us”

Maria L. Ray resides in Sarasota, Florida with her husband Cliff. She has a daughter, a son, and 3 grandchildren. She was born in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. She has survived both colon and breast cancer diagnosis and now...Read More

Book Reviews – An Author’s Best Friend (Even when not-so-positive)

Susan ViolanteManaging Editor All authors worst nightmares are bad reviews. But should we really fear them? Granted, the best scenario would be for all writers to receive all five stars reviews, even for their first book. But realistically most of...Read More