Have you ever gotten an eyelash in your eye? It hurts. It leaves you almost debilitated as your eyelid closes tightly shut and your eye waters as you attempt to rush to the bathroom mirror. Discomfort radiates through your body as you desperately try to pry the eyelid open against the muscle holding it shut. … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: The Eyes have it
I sold my vehicle last week. It was eight years old but only had 70000 km (~43000 miles) on it. The fuel economy was decent for a 6-cylinder engine, but with the rising prices for gas (they kinda started coming down a bit), it was a factor in deciding to sell. The other factor was … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: No Guarantees
Book Blogger Hop What is your favorite movie adapted from a book? (submitted by Cheryl @ I Heart Fictional People) I came across this topic and decided to recycle a previous post on that very topic: https://linesbyleon.com/2020/12/29/read-the-movie-or-watch-the-book/
#1. You wrote your book Writing takes work. No matter how much you love the process, writing takes time, effort, and dedication. Watching that story bloom from a scatter of random concepts into a full length book ready to be sold on Amazon is simply amazing. It’s like magic, really. Artists sell their pictures. Small […]7 … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why You Should Market Your Book Guilt-Free — Sara Flower Kjeldsen Writes
Of the many memories I have with my dad, this one is one of my favorites. I included it as the introduction to my first science fiction book, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. Originally posted: November 2019 When I was growing up, my father would read or make … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day
Where do I start? BookBub ads: Not the uber expensive one ($700+). I haven't had the guts to try it, although I have heard it is worth it. Maybe once I have a few more books in my catalogue. I'm talking about the small pay/click ads. Easy to set up and run (unlike Amazon ads), … Continue reading Open Book Blog Hop – May 23rd: Book Promotions that don’t work.
Author Name: Leon Stevens
Genre: Poetry and Science Fiction
Books: Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures, A Wonder of Words, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories, The View from Here, Journeys: Eight Original Pieces for Classical Guitar
Bio: I am a Canadian multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and artist with a Bachelor of Music and Education.
What got you started as a writer? I became a writer out of necessity. Along with songwriting, poetry was therapeutic and allowed me to accept and make sense of events and situations in my life.I decided that what I wrote could help and entertain others, so I decided to publish my first book of poetry.
What is your writing routine? I don’t have a set routine. However, most of my blog posts are written in the morning, so often…
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Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships Book Blog Tour We’ve had a great tour for Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships, but now it’s time to bring the fun to a close. To wrap things up today, we have a guest post from contributing author and poet Leon Stevens. ____________________________________________________________________________ Why do I write poetry? Maybe poetry writes me. […]Wrapping … Continue reading Wrapping Up the WordCrafter “Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships” Book Blog Tour — Writing to be Read
Day 6 of the WordCrafter “Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships” Book Blog Tour finds us over at This is My Truth Now and I’m in the spotlight! I hope you’ll join us. James doesn’t have the comments on, but you can comment here if your participating in the giveaway.Day 6 of the WordCrafter “Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships” … Continue reading Day 6 of the WordCrafter “Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships” Book Blog Tour — Writing to be Read
This is day 4 of the blog tour for Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships, a beautiful anthology compiled by Kaye Lynne Booth and Robbie Cheadle. The tour schedule is below…
Day 1: Kaye Lynne Booth at Writing to be Read started the tour with a guest post from contributing author Lauren Scott.
Day 2: D. Slayton Avery at ShiftnShake shared a guest post from blog series host, contributing author, and editor Robbie Cheadle.
Day 3: Miriam Hurdle atThe Showers of Blessingshosted contributing author Lynda McKinney Lambert.
Day 4:Lauren Scott at Bay Dreamer Writesis hosting contributing author Miriam Hurdle.
Day 5: Victoria Zigler at Zigler’s Newswill host contributing author M.J. Mallon and share a review by Victoria Zigler.
Day 6: The publisher, Kaye Lynne Booth, will be in the interview spotlight with James J. Cudney over at This Is My Truth Now
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