Volume 1 - Faith Without Borders: A devotional to inspire you to step out in faith
Virginia Martin's heartfelt, personal testimony in her debut book, Faith Without Borders, describes God's powerful influence in her life. It is an inspirational book of devotions, uplifting words of wisdom, and scriptural references that are sources of strength and encouragement. Faith Without Borders is a devotional for those starting out, wondering about Christianity, lost or struggling along their path. It encourages you to step out in faith, so that God can meet you in all the places that you need him. Cover art by Maria Tusa. Amazon
Volume 2 - Hope Without Borders: A reflective journal for the spiritual soul
Start each day with hope and reflection. Record each day as it happens, your life counts and is worth remembering. Hope without Borders: A reflective journal for the spiritual soul is a guided inspirational journal that opens your spiritual soul to reflective thought by using quotes and questions.
Volume 3 - Love Without Borders: A poetry collection
Love Without Borders: A poetry collection from the heart, is a compilation of poems on faith, hope, love, and life. It is Volume Three in the Without Borders Inspirational Series, and includes a bonus section of additional poetry written by Virginia Martin’s family and friends. Poetry is an uplifting and inspiring illustration of what makes us come alive. Virginia believes that love connects us all, and invites readers to open their hearts to a new experience in reading the written word. Cover art by David Sandum.
Writing Class Notes:
8 Types Of Fiction I was enlightened, when I took a writing class, as to the many types of fiction there are to read, as well as write. They are based on word count mostly. For me, it is a good resource to keep in mind since I have a romance story I want to write in the future. In reading the description of each type of fiction, I am leaning toward it being a novella or short story.
- An extended piece of fiction, normally at least 40,000 words long. Most
novels have multiple characters, a central plot building up to an important
climax near the end, and two or more subplots.
- A mid-length work of fiction, shorter than a novel but longer than a short
story - typically between 20,000 and 35,000 words. A novella normally has some
complexity in plot and characterization, but has fewer characters than a novel
and may lack subplots. Also known as the short novel.
Short Story -
A short work of fiction, usually under 20,000 words. It is traditionally based…
I have often wondered why it was so hard to get people to write a book review. What is the magic to getting reviews? Some authors get 30 to 40 reviews the day their book is published. That is such a great start for a book to get noticed, and it goes to great showmanship that the author has supporters that really care to promote the book (s) via social media, besides a review.
I agree with the quote on the image, it is the best way to write a book review of an author's work, as a thank you. A lot of work goes into writing a book, and an author needs their followers to help promote them to others who might be interested in what they write.
A book review is easy to write, Amazon only requires 25 words or less. There is a lot you can say about the book. A book review can be done in five easy steps:
1. Caption for the book review - this goes before the body of the review and is the headline for it - use a few words to describe your particular feeling/reaction to the book. For examp…