Lie To Me, by J.T. Ellison

I'm back! Actually, I haven't gone anywhere, I simply haven't been posting reviews. Not that I haven't been reading - I'm never not reading - I haven't been reading anything that moved me enough to lend time to a review. Until today. Synopsis: Sutton and Ethan Montclair's idyllic life is not as it appears. They … Continue reading Lie To Me, by J.T. Ellison

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[LET’S CHAT] The Fine Line Between Plagiarism and Inspiration

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The Well-Thumbed Reader

As bloggers, we all worry about plagiarism.

Whether we’ve accidentally plagiarized someone, whether taking this photo or that photo is stealing, whether someone’s blog design can be similar or stolen, whether having the same blog post ideas near the same time is weird, whether bloggers can truly be original. It’s very confusing, and I don’t think we talk about it often, so let’s talk about it: how fine a line is there between plagiarism and inspiration?
(Also, a brief hello to the 160+ blog followers I gained yesterday (and is still going steady)! I’m still a bit floored at how much my notifications were blowing up after getting featured on WordPress’s Discover page, and I feel slightly intimidated, but oh so thankful!)

I think we as bloggers are always a bit uneasy when it comes to plagiarism. Most of us have been taught outside of blogging that plagiarism is a…

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New Release… (of a different kind)

Although I try to keep my posts to writing/books/publishing in some form or another, occasionally, I must digress. This is one of those times. I have news. Actually, it's a secret I have been given the go ahead to share. Drum roll please... I am going to be blessed with another grandchild. My daughter Bear … Continue reading New Release… (of a different kind)

Did You Ever Have A Family

Synopsis: The stunning debut novel from bestselling author Bill Clegg is a magnificently powerful story about a circle of people who find solace in the least likely of places as they cope with a horrific tragedy. On the eve of her daughter’s wedding, June Reid’s life is upended when a shocking disaster takes the lives … Continue reading Did You Ever Have A Family

Sutton

Synopsis: Born in the squalid Irish slums of Brooklyn, in the first year of the twentieth century, Willie Sutton came of age at a time when banks were out of control. If they weren't taking brazen risks, causing millions to lose their jobs and homes, they were shamelessly seeking bailouts. Trapped in a cycle of … Continue reading Sutton

Cover Reveal – Run Like A Girl

First, I apologize. I did say I would be revealing the new cover yesterday, but life got in the way, as it tends to do. I woke up to a friendly reminder email from an anxious fan/friend inquiring on its whereabouts. To writers (and the readers who have become their fans), there is nothing more … Continue reading Cover Reveal – Run Like A Girl