Saturday Morning Coffee – Interaction with Einstein, Janice Spina, N.A. Granger (Noelle) and Hugh Roberts (and Toby)

What a wonderful surprise to be invited to coffee/tea with Sally G. Cronin and friends, Hugh Roberts and N.A Granger! Had a lovely time. Stop on over and check it out! Blessings & hugs to all!

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life


The definition of the word interaction; is a mutual or reciprocal action or influence. Certainly it is also true that no man or woman is an island and that without human (or pet) interaction we would be a very lonely and sad bunch of people.

Writers in particular need interaction with people and surroundings to spark off creativity. You cannot create complex characters or a plot for a story, if you have only existed within a sterile environment.

In my experience as a blogger I have found friendship, collaboration so important and the interaction with others who have visited, is just as valuable. It is so easy to begin to feel that you are writing in isolation and that nobody is actually reading your work. I know in the beginning that I ploughed away for several weeks and almost gave up when only one or two people dropped in and…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with eleven children's books for PS-Gr 4, five middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and three novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on a mystery series for girls and a YA fantasy series will be coming in 2019 along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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