Salvatore Buttaci is a retired English teacher and college writing instructor. He has been writing since 1957 and says his objective as a writer has been to provide readers with stories and poems they will not regret investing the time to read.
“I have made it my business to constantly improve my command of language and my understanding of the writing craft. I am never satisfied with first drafts,” Sal says.
Sal always reminds himself that if readers are not hooked into a story, they will not stay for the long haul, or in his case, the short-short haul. Sal is a flash-fiction author. Each of his stories is less than 1000 words in length. Continue reading “Meet the Author: Salvatore Buttaci”
Insofar as I can tell, there are three types of book reviews. The first type is the reader review,wherein someone who has actually purchased and read an author’s book will post a comment about it in an online forum of some type. Since the reader represents an author’s customer base, these have the potential to be very valuable. Some are very thoughtful, analytical pieces, while others are more of the lovedit or hated it variety with little specificity or guidance for an author open to feedback. Continue reading “Thoughts on the Three Types of Reviews”