Guest Chick: Sandra Murphy

We’re so happy to welcome back the inimitable reviewer and author Sandra Murphy. Today she’s offering very wise words for both authors and readers. Take it away, Sandra! Do’s and Don’t’s of Book Reviews I review over 100 books a year for Kings River Life online magazine, cozies and thrillers, set in the present and in the not-too-distant past which means I spend seven or … Continue reading Guest Chick: Sandra Murphy

Guest Chick: Sandra Murphy

The Chicks are excited to welcome acclaimed short story author Sandra Murphy today, tackling a question we’ve all thought about… Where Do Ideas Come From? Something happens + a question = an idea for a story or book. Writers say, ‘I couldn’t think of anything to write’ or ‘The Muse wasn’t speaking to me.’ I don’t believe in writer’s block or The Muse. Ideas float … Continue reading Guest Chick: Sandra Murphy

Guest Chicks: Cynthia Chow, Kathleen Costa, and Sandra Murphy

Today, we are thrilled to host three fabulous reviewers from Kings River Life Magazine and KRL News & Reviews: Cynthia Chow, Kathleen Costa, and Sandra Murphy. Readers and writers alike are fans of their terrific work–welcome to all!   Cynthia Chow How did you get into professional reviewing?  To start off, I don’t really consider myself to be a professional reviewer. It’s not my paid … Continue reading Guest Chicks: Cynthia Chow, Kathleen Costa, and Sandra Murphy