Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Friday December 6th 2019 #Reading/Writing Nicholas Rossis, #Afghanistan Mary Smith, #Writing Tips Shelley Wilson with Owen Mullen

The first post today is from Nicholas Rossis with an important guide to encouraging young and old to read and write…

Getting people — and kids, in particular — to read and write has long been a passion of mine. You may remember my post, Reading Tricks for Kids of Any Age, originally written for Mom’s Favorite Reads.

Well, I recently came across an article by an article by Abigail Elijah of Knowledge Isle with 20 tips for developing your kid’s writing skills which inspired me to write up a new post, this one on the subject of getting your child to write. I hope you find these tips useful!

12 Ways to Develop your Kid’s Writing Skills

helping your child write better - girl writing | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's booksHead over to read the complete post and learn more about the twelve key steps to getting children to read and write more: Develop your child’s writing skills

Nicholas Rossis, Buy: Amazon US Blog:Nicholas Rossis Goodreads: Nicholas Rossis Goodreads

Please visit Amazon or Nicholas’s website to view all his books.

If you have been following Mary Smith’s incredible adventures in Afghanistan but missed the last episode, here is a snippet and a link.. this time a very heartbreaking incident that must have been so difficult to witness.

MarySmith’sPlace – Afghan adventures #11

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One day, Rosanna was awaiting my arrival at the field hospital with great impatience. A young woman had been brought to the hospital after a wall of her house had collapsed, burying her completely in mud and rubble. She couldn’t move her legs and Rosanna needed another woman to help her lift and examine the girl. She was afraid the girl’s mother-in-law could not understand the need for minimal movement to avoid further damage and, although any one of the Translators could have done it, the women would not allow a man to be present for the examination.

Head over to read the rest of this account of the accident and aftermath: Afghan Adventures #11

Mary Smith, Buy: Amazon US
Website: Mary SmithGoodreads: Goodreads

Please visit Amazon or Mary’s website to view all her books.

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And finally a guest post by bestselling crime author Owen Mullen on the blog of Shelley Wilson, author of motivational self-help titles and young adult fantasy fiction. Owen shares his top ten writing tips. Reinventing the wheel when it comes to any work, including writing is not just time saving, but skill improving and I am always interested to discover more.

Top 10 Writing Tips by Crime Author Owen Mullen @OwenMullen6 #WritingTips

Welcome to week 21 of our Top 10 Writing Tips by… feature. If you’ve missed any of the other top tip posts, you can find them all HERE. Please feel free to pop over and connect with the wonderful authors who have taken part.

Next up for the challenge is crime and thriller author Owen Mullen.

Owen Mullen, Top 10 Writing Tips

Bestselling author Owen Mullen is a McIlvanney Crime Book Of The Year long-listed novelist.

Owen graduated from Strathclyde University, moved to London and worked as a rock musician, session singer and songwriter,. He had a hit record in Japan with a band he refuses to name; He still loves to perform on occasion. His passion for travel has taken him on many adventures from the Amazon and Africa to the colourful continent of India and Nepal. A gregarious recluse, he and his wife, Christine, split their time between Glasgow, and their home in the Greek Islands where Owen writes.

You can buy books by Owen Mullen: Amazon UK

Owen Mullen, Top 10 Writing Tips, Out of the Silence, Crime Fiction

Head over to the post to discover the Top 10 Writing Tips by Owen Mullen: Shelley Wilson with Owen Mullens Top Ten Writing Tips

You can buy books by Owen Mullen: Amazon UK

Owen Mullen, Top 10 Writing Tips, Out of the Silence, Crime Fiction

You can buy books by Shelley Wilson: Amazon UK

A small selection of books by Shelley Wilson and to discover more: Shelley Wilson Author

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 Thank you for dropping in today and I hope that you will head over to read these posts in full thanks Sally.

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