Tag Archives: Shelley Adina

Top Ten Tuesday – Characters Who Are Great Leaders

Happy Tuesday everyone! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic from the girls at The Broke and the Bookish is an interesting one: Characters Who Would Make Great Leaders. I don’t know about you, but there are certain types of people … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday – Unique Settings I’ve Visited Through Books

Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! This week the topic at The Broke and the Bookish is unique. Literally! Officially listed as ‘Top Ten of the Most Unique Books I’ve Read’, I’ve decided to put a slightly different slant on the topic … Continue reading

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Smiles can be so expressive, can’t they?  When we interact with someone, reading their smile plays a significant role in the impression we form of them and the way we interpret what they are saying. For the writer, there are … Continue reading

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Word painting

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with adjectives, but here’s a good one to add to your vocabulary: ignominious (adj) – deserving or causing public disgrace or shame It even sounds like you’re looking down your nose at … Continue reading

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Reading Between the Lines

I don’t know about you, but I love it when authors manage to say things without actually saying them.  Subtlety in writing is an artform that fewer and fewer authors seem to grasp, but when I read this recently I … Continue reading

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