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Being a Beta
By     |    Mar 5, 2014
Posted in: Beta Reader, Books, Busy Lady, Editing, Paranormal, Religion, Writing     |    16 Comments

Being a Beta

What’s a Beta? Definition Per Wikipedia: An alpha reader or beta reader (also spelled alphareader / betareader, or shortened to alpha / beta), also pre-reader or critiquer, is a non-professional reader who reads a written work, generally fiction, with the intent of looking over the material to find and improve elements such as grammar and spelling, as well as suggestions to improve the story, its characters, or its setting. Beta […]

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Everybody’s Talking About Sisterhood with Author Therese Walsh (GIVEAWAY!)
By     |    Mar 4, 2014
Posted in: Books, Family, Sandwich Lady, Writing     |    11 Comments

Everybody’s Talking About Sisterhood with Author Therese Walsh (GIVEAWAY!)

The Moon Sisters by Therese Walsh is about will-o-the-wisps, trainhopping, and unrealized dreams…but mostly it’s about sisterhood. So WOW! Women On Writing celebrates the release of this novel by gathering some of their favorite bloggers (THAT’S US!) to share their take on sisterhood. And Therese Walsh is giving away one copy of this book to some lucky reader who enters the giveaway contest. You can enter with this post below, AND […]

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Why Smart Kids Worry: And What Parents Can Do to Help (Book Review)
By     |    Feb 4, 2014
Posted in: Books, Family, Parenting, Practical Advice, Sandwich Lady, What to REALLY worry about     |    8 Comments

Why Smart Kids Worry: And What Parents Can Do to Help (Book Review)

Since I’m thinking a lot about this “worry” topic, especially as it pertains to parents and kids, this book popped out at me when I was at the library. So, I read it and reviewed it, and here it is. I would love to know what you think–do you think we are creating a society of worried kids? Is there too much information they are bombarded with? If you live […]

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“Finding Eve” – Book Review
By     |    Jan 22, 2014
Posted in: Books, Busy Lady, Interviews with Authors, Religion     |    2 Comments

“Finding Eve” – Book Review

Finding Eve By Jill Huckelberry Gay/Lesbian Fiction Summary: What is Eve’s temptation wasn’t forbidden fruit? What if she fell in love with Adam’s first wife, Lilith, and their love was what provoked God’s wrath? They bear the brunt of God’s curse upon their forbidden love; lifetime after lifetime, they find one another and fall in love. In the Garden of Eden, He vowed that their souls would be entwined throughout […]

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Using an Anthology about the 60s and 70s with Younger Generations
By     |    Dec 6, 2013
Posted in: Baby Boomer Lady, Books, Little Lady, Publishing, Writing     |    18 Comments

Using an Anthology about the 60s and 70s with Younger Generations

Here at the Lit Ladies blog, we range in age from a senior in high school to a baby boomer. We love the idea of the anthology Times They Were A-Changing, and we are honored to have a guest post from editor Kate Farrell about using this book with a younger generation, like our own Little Lady! Thank you to WOW! Women On Writing for sponsoring the blog tour! We […]

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Book Review: A Monster Calls
By     |    Nov 17, 2013
Posted in: Books, Little Lady     |    1 Comment

Book Review: A Monster Calls

I’ve been meaning to blog about this book as soon as I finished reading it, but I recently had the pleasure of reading A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. I highly suggest this book. A few weeks ago I was perusing the school library for something short to read. Being in AP English I have precious little time to read for fun as most of my time is monopolized by […]

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Candace Carrabus: Author Extraordinaire & Part of The Sandwich Generation (giveaways!)

Candace Carrabus: Author Extraordinaire & Part of The Sandwich Generation (giveaways!)

I’m excited to welcome Candace Carrabus to the Lit Ladies today. She’s going to chat about being a member of the Sandwich Generation and about her books: Raver (fantasy about a woman who discovers she is THE Horsecaller), On the Buckle (contemporary romantic murder mystery), and her novella, The Man, The Dog, His Owner & Her Lover. I won’t babble on about how wonderful Candace is or about her great […]

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