Interview with Steve Bassett – Author of “Payback: Tales of Love, Hate, and Revenge”

PAYBACK – TALES OF LOVE HATE AND REVENGE Steve BassettSteve Bassett (2019)ISBN 9781087800332Reviewed by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (9/19) About Steve Bassett: Talk about far-fetched, in getting from back there to here, I meandered along a circuitous path that...Read More

NaNoWriMo is Coming! But Why Write a Book in a Month?

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor NaNoWriMo 2019 is coming, and the results from last year’s event are staggering!  According to The NaNoWriMo Blog, there were 287,327 participants and 35,387 winners. The number of words written in November 2018 was 2,791,454,312 and those...Read More

“What Have You Done for YOU Lately? Self-Care for Authors

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor How many of you take time out every day for yourself? I don’t mean time out to write or time to promote and market your book on social media - that’s not time out for yourself, but...Read More

Interview with Steve Bassett – Author of “Father Divine’s Bikes”

FATHER DIVINE’S BIKESSteve BassettBookBaby (2018)ISBN 9781543927597Review and Interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views Steve Bassett was born, raised and educated in New Jersey, and, although far removed during a career as a multiple award-winning journalist, he has always been proud of...Read More

What Exactly Goes into Judging a Literary Awards Competition?

Sheri HoyteManaging Editor I’ve talked about this before, and with our 2019-2020 Reader Views Reviewers Choice Literary Awards in full swing, I thought it might be fitting to review the guidelines we follow when scoring titles. So what do judges...Read More

Participating in a Literary Event? Here Are a Few Things to Consider

Sheri Hoyte Managing Editor One of the first things many authors think of when their book is released is marketing and publicity. Participating in literary events should be a big part of that plan. For many, participating as panelists or...Read More

Interview with David McDonnell – Author of “Buy the Horse a Guinness”

BUY THE HORSE A GUINNESS: & OTHER WEE TALES OF IRELANDDavid McDonnellBurrowing Owl Press (2018)ISBN 9780986038518Reviewed By Susan Violante for Reader Views (2/19) David McDonnell is a critically acclaimed author and storyteller (“seanchaí” in the words of the Irish) with...Read More

Interview with Gary D. McGugan – Author of “Unrelenting Peril”

UNRELENTING PERILGary D. McGuganIndependently Published (2019)ISBN 9781999565602Review and interview by Sheri Hoyte for Reader Views (8/19) Gary D. McGugan loves to tell stories and is the author of Three Weeks Less a Day, The Multima Scheme, and Unrelenting Peril. Whether...Read More