Tips for Holiday Travel with Pets

posted in: Nonfiction, On the Road, Our Work, Travel, Woof Trekking, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

With the holidays coming up, many of you will be traveling over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house. Pet lovers may be taking their precious pups and furry felines on the road with them, perhaps for the first time. … Read More

Friday Reads: Inferno

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment, Our Work, Writing | 1 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

Today’s Friday Reads post is about Inferno by Dan Brown. We are big fans of Dan Brown, we have read all his books including his first two, which are lesser known, Digital Fortress and Deception Point. Inferno is the fourth … Read More

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Planner Stickers & FREE PRINTABLE!

posted in: Armadillo Amore, Indie Publishing, Our Work, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

November is almost upon us, which means that it is nearly National Novel Writing Month. If you have never heard of this event, the goal is to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. This equates to 1667 … Read More

Friday Reads: The Good Good Pig

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment, Our Work, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

It’s FRIDAY! Woohoo! We made it through the week and that means it’s time for Friday Reads. Today’s Friday Reads choice is The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery. As you can tell from my previous Friday Read posts, I … Read More

Friday Reads: “The Silkworm” is a Sophomore Success for Robert Galbraith

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, British, Entertainment, Our Work, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

After reading The Cuckoo’s Calling, I moved onto Robert Galbraith’s sophomore mystery, The Silkworm. It is set in the land of UK book publishing, with agents, editors, authors, and publishers as suspects. The book is a bit gruesome at times. It does … Read More

Friday Reads: Review of Lessons from Tara

posted in: Book Reviews, Our Work, Writing | 2 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

A couple months ago, we wrote a review of Dogtripping by David Rosenfelt. It told the story of his cross-country move from California to Maine with 25 dogs, 3 RVs, and 11 volunteers. Lessons from Tara is a follow up to Dogtripping. There is … Read More

Dragondrums: The Conclusion of the Harper Hall Trilogy

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

In Dragondrums, the main character is no longer Menolly, but rather Piemur, Menolly’s first friend at the Harper Hall who we met in Dragonsinger. Here are my reviews for Book 1: Dragonsong, and Book 2: Dragonsinger. A Brief Summary The book … Read More

The Lincoln Lawyer: A Connelly Classic Despite a Rough Start

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

The Lincoln Lawyer is the 16th book of Michael Connelly’s and is the first in the Lincoln Lawyer Series. The main character is Mickey Haller, a defense attorney in Los Angeles who works out of his car, a Lincoln, hence … Read More

Good, Evil, and J.K. Rowling, Post-Harry Potter

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

After Harry Potter, the theme of good versus evil remains a key focus for J.K. Rowling, however post-HP, she has ventured much further into the evil side of things. The Cormoran Strike series is set in London and features a cast of celebrities and … Read More

The Cuckoo’s Calling: A Classic British Mystery with an Expert Ending

posted in: Book Reviews, Books, Entertainment, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

This is a review of the audiobook version of The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, read by Robert Glenister. Set among many rich, shiny people, as well as some grubby underlings who aspire to fame … Read More

Dragonsinger Book Review: Harpers, Hogwarts and a Hawaiian Kolohe

posted in: Book Reviews, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

Earlier this month, I reviewed Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey. Today, I will be reviewing the second book in the Harper Hall of Pern trilogy, Dragonsinger. If you wish to read the first book, I highly recommend you stop and read … Read More

Review: The True Meaning of Smekday

posted in: Book Reviews, Our Work, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

A couple of years ago, we attended the Tucson Festival of Books and we attended a panel where Adam Rex was a speaker. The panel was called “i-Illustrate: Art, Technology and Picture Books” in which panelists discussed utilizing Photoshop and other … Read More

Connelly’s ‘Black Echo’: A Gateway to Gritty LA (Book Review)

posted in: Book Reviews, Our Work, Writing | 2 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

I was introduced to Michael Connelly and his main character, Harry Bosch, by my parents. They had seen Michael Connelly’s books for years at local bookstores, but only after seeing Connelly playing poker on an episode of Castle did they finally purchase their first Bosch book: … Read More

How to Resize and Watermark Photos for Your Blog in Photoshop CC

posted in: Blogging, Our Work, Writing | 0 | This post may contain referral links. See privacy policy for more.

The size of your images can drastically affect the time it takes your site to load. We mentioned this in our earlier post: Basic Blogging Checklist Part I. Today, we will show the steps we use to resize and watermark photos … Read More

1 2 3