“Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience so that nothing else surprises them.” ― Amit Kalantri           Surprises are the secret sauce for cooking up great novels. If you’re wondering about how and why to add surprises in your writing,the following authors give insight into the reasons for the…

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“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.”  Henry Miller               If you’re dreaming of becoming a writer or if you’re a polished, established author, you may feel empty of new ideas or inspiration.  In either situation, are you struggling for that sparkle of…

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Green Travel Benefits Finding enjoyment with a vacation that offers extra benefits is the best part of Eco-Friendly travel. You’re probably a green traveler if you want more meaningful, challenging, and adventurous experiences in your travels with sensitivity and responsibility for the environment and the local cultures. I consider myself Eco-Friendly since I like to…

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Lovers of sand, sea, and adventure, you will have a treat by reading Ian Fleming’s novels on Jamaica beach vacations. Dig into James Bond and discover spy thrillers that merged from the Jamaican sands. As Matthew Parker, the author of “Goldeneye – Where Bond was Born” documents the influence of the island on the now famous fictional…

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson Do you remember reading Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde? His stories still live on the page, in the movies, on Broadway, and in our heart. Stevenson, a…

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