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Symmetry Mini Tour & Book Review

Welcome to the kickoff of the Symmetry Mini Tour! I love being a part of tours. I get new books and get to share my thoughts with you. There were a couple of things that drew me to this tour in particular. One, I have worked with T.M. Caruana before.…
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5 Daring Fiction Books About Travel Around The World

I have been feeling the itch to get out and about in the world. I am planning trips that I absolutely can’t wait to go on. For example, there are certain areas of Scotland that I want to see. Unfortunately, that can’t happen right now. I figured since I am…
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Here Are 5 Helpful Tips For Writing Dialogue

Why is writing dialogue so difficult? My guess would be that you want your character’s conversations to sound realistic and relatable. But for some reason, that just isn’t easy to do. Writing dialogue takes skill and creativity, but this takes practice. Today, I am going to help you as best…
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What Are The Words To Avoid When Writing A Book?

There is nothing worse than reading a book that is boring. One way that a book can bore a reader is if it has too many overused, common, or even cliche words and phrases.  There are several words to avoid when writing a book. These include “said”, “feel”, “really”, “very”,…
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Who Is The Purple Shelf Club For?

The Purple Shelf Club was created for world seekers. Whether you find it in a book, writing a book, or by experiencing the world. Whether you read stories, write stories, or are working on your own story in life, this is the place for you. 

My mission is to help you on your journey. I am a big believer in not bringing up a problem unless I have a solution. Luckily for you, you can just find all the solutions to your problems right here.

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The Blood of Elves: What You Need To Know

Blood of Elves while labeled as the first book is not actually the first in the 8 novel series. It is merely the first of the main story. Had I paid attention I would have realized this. It’s actually the first of the 8 that I read. Now that I…
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Who In The World Is Mrs. Poe? Lynn Cullen Knows

Lynn Cullen is one of my newfound favorite authors. I am a huge fan of historical fiction but I didn’t know who she was before this book. Mrs. Poe is a historical fiction novel that centers around an affair between Mrs. Osgood and Edgar Allen Poe. You may know of…
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The Invisible Nurse Shows How Valuable Appreciation Is

The Invisible Nurse is a short story that takes place in the land of Alfadia where there is a healing practice that has been around for thousands of years. An invisible nurse is summoned by hanging onions in the window at night. The next morning, people are healed. No one…
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Amazing Ways We Can Work Together

My blog posts aren’t the only way I can help you. If you are an author, then you know how hard it is to get your book finished. You also know that getting your book seen isn’t easy. Look at my services and the quarterly contest!

If you are a brand or blogger looking to work with me, then check out my work with me page and get in touch!

Contact me if you have questions!

Book Evaluation Service

Do you want to know with absolute certainty that your book is written well? Do you want to know who would read your book, and the overall thoughts a person would have while reading your book? But how can a book evaluation do that? Allow me to explain.

Developmental Editing Service

Do you have your first draft written? Do you feel like your characters are missing something? Is there a confusing element to your plot that you just don’t know how to simplify?

Quarterly Novel Contest

Welcome authors and bookworms! You want to know about this quarterly (previously monthly) novel contest, right? Well, I will tell you! Each quarter authors can submit one of their books to be voted on. At the end of the quarter, the winner will receive honest reviews for that book from everyone who has voted.

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At the Purple Shelf Club, I provide book reviews, blogging tips, and posts relating to books, travel, and writing. There are so many people who love to read and see the world. I created the Purple Shelf Club for readers, writers, and travelers. They are passionate people, world seekers, and world creators.

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