Thursday, July 2, 2015

SJWG Member Roundup for June 2015

Compiled by Jessica A. Walsh and Glenn Walker

There is so much talent in the South Jersey Writers Group, and as we've mentioned in the past, so many bloggers. And many of these bloggers produce content on a fairly frequent basis, so we thought it would be a cool idea to highlight some of each month's more intriguing and interesting blog posts and present them here.

Please give a click and a read, and we hope you will like the samples enough to become regular readers. Check them out!

Kristin Battestella shares the New Jersey Author Network's upcoming events in this post

Dawn Byrne reminisces about boring Saturdays at Grandma's in "Faith, Science, Cigarettes, and TV Tea Leaves." She has also recently joined Twitter, Follow her here.

Joanne Costantino channels her father when she suddenly declares the kitchen a "No Phone Zone."

Jennifer M. Eaton shares exciting news that her novel Fire in the Woods was picked up for national distribution by Barnes & Noble in this post. She also explains what an option book is here

MK England recommends 25 books for summer reading. See the list here.

Ron Geraci shares some thoughts on iconic news personality Brian Williams, and liars in general in this post.

Survivalist Marie Gilbert lives to tell the tale after a tornado and getting lost at her grandson's graduation over at Gilbert Curiosities. She also continued reviewing the television series: "Penny Dreadful," "Defiance," "Twin Peaks," and "Orphan Black" for Biff Bam Pop!.

Traveler Sarah Hawkins-Miduski recaps her recent trip to California with posts on Balboa Park in San Diego and the Welk Resort in Escondido

Amy Holiday reviewed five books this month, including The Fault in Our Stars and Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time.

James Knipp expresses thanks to everyone who attended the Philadelphia Writers' Conference this month at the PWC blog here. He also finished weekly reviews of "Game of Thrones" for Biff Bam Pop!. You can read the Season Five finale recap here. Now, Jim is reviewing "True Detective" for the site - check out the first episode of the second season here.

Victoria M. Lees reflects on her desire to go back to school later in life on her Adventures in Writing. She also shares what summertime means to her and her family at her Camping with Kids blog.

Robin Renee celebrated Marriage Equality and reminisced about Joan Armatrading's classic album Track Record.

You can preorder Randy Ribay's new book An Infinite Number of Parallel Universe here.

Kevin Stephany remembers the late Yes founder Chris Squire on his blog here.

Loretta Sisco writes about the perseverance of Twisted Sister, and the evil of The Night Stalker.

Vince G. Sparks breaks the stigma of mental illness and celebrates marriage equality.

Rich Voza's serialization of his latest work in progress, Dreamlands, continues with chapters 21, 22, 23, and 24.

Glenn Walker remembers Christopher Lee and Patrick Macnee, and tries to get a President on his podcast.

Jessica A. Walsh makes an emotional admission, then forms a plan of attack to make things better. .

We hope you liked this month's selections from SJWG member blogs, and will not only read more at their respective sites, but also come back here next month for more. Don't forget to 'Like' the South Jersey Writers at Facebook, 'Follow' us at Twitter, and check us out on Pinterest. Thank you!


  1. This was such a great way to promote fellow writers and bloggers. Thank you, Jessica and Glenn

  2. Thank you so much for this. Helpful to me and for me. Great reading.


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