Fiction Illuminates Truth – Author Interview with Courtney M. Whitaker — M Liz Boyle

You may have known that I’ve written reviews of kids’ picture books, but I do keep my eye out for great middle grade and young adult books. Here is M Liz Boyle interviewing middle grade and young adult author Courtney M. Whitaker. Here they discuss how fiction can show characters shining their light in theContinue reading “Fiction Illuminates Truth – Author Interview with Courtney M. Whitaker — M Liz Boyle”

The Importance of Fiction in a Christian’s Life by Teen Writers’ Nook — M Liz Boyle

Is your teen a reader? If so, awesome! This post, re-blogged from M Liz Boyle’s blog, shows the benefits a teen can gain from reading. This post is also a reminder for us writers to incorporate these benefits into our stories. Today I have the privilege of introducing Teen Writers’ Nook to the blog. Let’sContinue reading “The Importance of Fiction in a Christian’s Life by Teen Writers’ Nook — M Liz Boyle”

Trying to Get Your Kids to Read?

Are you looking for ways to get kids reading during the summer? Children’s author Diane Davies has tips on encouraging young people to read⁠—she has experience with teaching, after all. Click on the bottom link to access ways to have kids get access to books while being adventurous and having fun. Below are books DaviesContinue reading “Trying to Get Your Kids to Read?”

The Purpose of Fiction in Real Life – Guest Post by Shalynn Mellerup — M Liz Boyle

The following post is from M. Liz Boyle’s website. Enjoy reading about the benefits of fiction by Shalynn Mellerup, and be sure to check out her picture books. With all the worthwhile non-fiction available, do we really need fiction stories? Today we’re welcoming my friend Shalynn Mellerup to the blog! Read on to see herContinue reading “The Purpose of Fiction in Real Life – Guest Post by Shalynn Mellerup — M Liz Boyle”

The Importance of Fiction by JPC Allen — M Liz Boyle

Today I’m excited to have my author friend JPC Allen on the blog discussing fiction. Let’s get to it 🙂 Sometimes, when you are too close to a subject, it’s hard to describe or appreciate it. When Liz asked me to write a guest post about the importance of fiction, the request stopped me cold. […]Continue reading “The Importance of Fiction by JPC Allen — M Liz Boyle”

Writing Tips From Kevin Lovegreen

Originally posted on M Liz Boyle:
If you are (or know) a reader of middle-grade adventure stories, you’re probably familiar with award winning author Kevin Lovegreen. His series, Lucky Luke’s Hunting Adventures, is a big hit among the families in our neighborhood. Lovegreen gives presentations to promote the love of reading, writing, and the outdoors.…

Read to Your Kids, Part VI, Ocean Stories with Beautiful Illustrations — M Liz Boyle

Don’t believe teenagers can benefit from picture books? Read this article from M. Liz Boyle’s website. Sarah Mackenzie, author and founder of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast, says that we should read a picture book every day as kids grow up, even when they’re teenagers! If this sounds odd to you, listen to the podcast toContinue reading “Read to Your Kids, Part VI, Ocean Stories with Beautiful Illustrations — M Liz Boyle”