I'm so honoured to have my poem used in such a great video. Thank you Ellie for putting it together! What does the Winter Oak Know - by Sandra Hurst. https://animoto.com/play/B7PmoTeBvwdYwOZewmtImg Ellie Masters is a freelance creative and independent author, one you should check out.
For immediate release: Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome. Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Young Adult - Fantasy - Epic book "Y'keta" by Sandra Hurst, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1539396959. Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of … Continue reading NEWS RELEASE
It's early Sunday morning and the voices in my head are complaining. My headspace, usually so full of stories and characters, is being taken over by questions. Am I doing enough to promote my book? Is the book good enough to deserve promotion? How can I even call myself an author if no one reads … Continue reading Six Ways From Sunday
Thanks so much Ari, from Ravenous for Reads, I'm honoured that you took time over Christmas to read and review Y'keta. Take a moment to check out their blog and see what they thought of the Sky Road! Ravenous for Reads The next installment of the Sky Road is taking shape and looks to be … Continue reading Y’keta gets a great review!
About a year ago I was invited to take part in an experiment. Twenty authors from various genres came together to create the fictional town of Peace Montana. Each of us will contribute a novella to the series, a romance highlighting the diverse stories and people that have drifted across the prairie to settle in … Continue reading Are you searching for Peace?
Socks don’t have eyes, everyone knows that, but I could still see. My elastic wrinkled back and the blue paisley pattern my owner was so proud of faded to a sickly vomit green. The smell was overpowering! Every time the hamper was opened I prayed that someone would see me, but all that happened was … Continue reading Socks – A Sob Story.
One of the biggest challenges to me as a writer is my tendency to live most of my life buried deep in my own mind. This can lead to my prose being, what my editor calls ‘heady.’ I wonder if you feel the same? The people in my mind are vivid, emotional, real, in a … Continue reading Get Out Of Your Head!
So we wear the poppy, go to the cenotaph and maybe watch a movie to feel patriotic. Then what? My family has always honoured the men and women who stand in the November cold and watch with sad, quiet eyes as the pipes play and the jets fly over one more time. Each year there are … Continue reading Remembrance has to be more than a day.
Visit the sleepy little town of Peace, Montana a farming community in the heart of Big Sky Country. Founded over 100 years ago, although mostly charming and friendly, an undercurrent of secrecy and danger lurks where its least expected. Peace is home to some amazing people and the folks of Peace know how to have … Continue reading Discover Peace
Today I am happy to be part of Writers Persevere!, an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running for the next few days to celebrate their release of their newest book, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Psychological Trauma. This book looks at the difficult experiences embedded in our character’s … Continue reading Celebrating Perseverance in the Writing Community