From Rejection to Spectacular Success

By Joanne Guidoccio While querying the Gilda Greco Mystery Series, I kept myself motivated by reading the success stories that started with stacks of rejection slips. Here is one of my favorite success stories: In 1992, teacher and motivational speaker Jack Canfield decided to compile all the stories he had shared on the self-help circuit….

Entertaining?

Do you like to entertain? Do you do it often? Do you do it in your house/apartment/condo or restaurant? For you writers, do you put entertainment scenes in your stories? Usually, I put questions at the end of these posts, but this seemed right this time. Over our married life, we’ve done more and less…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about SENTENCE #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about SENTENCE Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. In midsentence her pen halted, the air thickened and the oxygen whooshed from her lungs as the news anchor announced her friend Callie’s name in the same sentence as murder….

The Art and Grace of a Gratitude Journal

Previously on this blog I’ve written about the benefits of keeping a journal. Today I’d like to expand on that. There are many types of journals–diaries, travel journals, food journals, etc, but there’s another kind of journal that does more than keep track of your life. There’s a journaling practice that’s been proven to reduce…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about WEAPON #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about WEAPON Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. While I enjoyed watching celebrity chefs brandishing knives on television, I wasn’t comfortable being in close range with potential weapons. Joanne Guidoccio “All that hardware—doesn’t it bother you to carry…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about DECEIT #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about DECEIT Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. Sara had fallen off the pedestal Tom had placed her on. He’d thought her perfect, so to find out she was a deceitful woman, like all women, he lost all…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about HONOR #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about HONOR Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. Nate had no money or job or honor. His courtesy was the only thing he could offer her. Sharon Wray Overcome with emotion, I shook my head. “You should honor…