Burning the Handbook of Mortals?

As a published author, I am proud of every star, review (positive or negative), and every dollar my novel and articles earn. This recent case about a book making it to the New York Time’s Best Seller’s list has just intensified this pride. Instead of dousing my desire to write because any nameless writer can…

“the dream is a sort of substitution for those emotional and intellectual trains of thought” ― Sigmund Freud, Dream Psychology: Psychoanalysis for Beginners

Reading Goal Achieved… with a little cheat

I updated my Goodreads after finishing L. Frank Baum’s The Sea Fairies and lo and behold, I managed to read 80 books, my target for 2017. But I will let you in on a little secret: seventy four of those were Japanese comic books. I used to think that counting comic books as part of…

Review: Pilot Birdie Mechanical Pencil

Warning: Not for those who are appalled by traditional writing systems and certainly note for those who believe a stylus and a huge phone can save the world lots of trees. I want to honor this tiny little guy right here, Pilot Birdie, in a post. It has been my constant companion since ideas raced…

Goodreads Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations Lora Owens Beverly Herrington Amber Piersol for winning copies of [To Be Continued] Until next giveaway.  To be Continued is available in Kindle, Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Amazon Barnes and Noble  

To Be Continued~ Goodreads Book Giveaway

Goodreads Book Giveaway To Be Continued by Prex J.D.V. Ybasco Giveaway ends July 31, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  3 First Edition Copies of a book that will make you choke on your cup of coffee.

The Peculiars

The Peculiars A Book Review of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco ________________________________________________ “There are peculiars all over the world,” Miss P, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children   Having a different world where diversity is tolerated and encouraged is a famous theme in the fantasy genre that it does…

Review: Eragon

THE VOICE OF ERAGON An Analysis of Christopher Paolini’s novel, Eragon by Jahzeel Dionne V. Ybasco _____________________________________________________________ That some books are inspired by other classic and more renowned books is nothing new to me. It is to be expected. As million books are published every day, it is not surprising that some have the same…