Lettering and Literature

The Thorn Birds

Author: Colleen McCollough Series: n.a.Paperback: 692 pagesPublisher: Avon Books; I edition (April 1977)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0380018179ISBN-13: 9780380018178 The Thorn Birds is a robust, romantic saga of a singular family, the Clearys. It begins in the early part of this century, when Paddy Cleary moves his wife, Fiona, and their seven children to Drogheda, the vast Australian sheep … Continue reading The Thorn Birds


Building an Author Platform

When I was first drawn to the dazzling life of traditional publishing - one of arguments I made towards that decision was marketing. I figured that with a publishing house, I could just sit back and write and the house will do the rest….. er…..wrong. Sort of. You see, with today's oversaturation of social media … Continue reading Building an Author Platform

Cloud Atlas

Author: David Mitchell Paperback: 509 pages Publisher: Random House; 1st edition (January 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 0375507256 ISBN-13: 9780375507250 Cloud Atlas begins in 1850 with Adam Ewing, an American notary voyaging from the Chatham Isles to his home in California. Along the way, Ewing is befriended by a physician, Dr. Goose, who begins to treat … Continue reading Cloud Atlas

The Fault in Our Stars

Author: John Green Paperback: 313 pages Publisher: Dutton Books; I edition (January 10, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0525478817 ISBN-13: 9780525478812 Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly … Continue reading The Fault in Our Stars

How to Win My Favorite Writing Goodies

So I have decided with the beginning of my newsletter and website: http://www.mltishner.com - I shall host a giveaway. Read on through to find out what I am offering and how you can win! I know the free character sheet and the opportunity to get behind-the-scenes information on my novel wasn't enough - so I … Continue reading How to Win My Favorite Writing Goodies