Support Nicole Basaraba as a Samsung Global Blogger – 2012 London Olympics

Since its Wednesday, this would usually be my Writers’ Uni-Verse-City segement day, but I have been up to something special I want to share with you. Since I finished the first draft of my novel for the Round of Words in 80 Days writing challenge, I’ve been working on some diverse projects such as competing to be a Samsung Global Blogger for the 2012 Olympics in London! Representing Belgium (and…

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Must watch Chick Flicks – Research and Row80 check in

This weekend I went on a spontaneous trip to Luxembourg. Where the heck is that you might ask? Luxembourg is a smaller European country, which is located below Belgium and also shares borders with France and Germany. Honey Bear and I went to see Romania vs. Luxembourg soccer game (or football match if you prefer). Then we visited Luxembourg city for the day on Saturday. Stay tuned for an upcoming…

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How I use social media as a platform

Based on advice from Kristen Lamb’s book “We Are Not Alone” (WANA) and her blog posts I have decided to share how I’m using social media as an “author platform.” As I am yet to be what is considered an author, the social media platform is in the works, the prepatory phase for what I hope one day will be a published book. So first of all, lets talk about this blog Uni-Verse-City….

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Book Review – Angels by Marian Keyes

This book was a page turner, but it’s hard to identify what the page turning element was. Maybe it was the fact that the protagonist, Maggie, was escaping for her real life in Los Angles. Get it “Angels” you know, City of Angels…yeah I hate to admit that it took a minute for the title to click with me; first instinct was Angels from the heavens. The two white feathery wings on…

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Have you heard? “We Are Not Alone” – by Kristen Lamb

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. I  want to learn what it takes to make it in the world of writing and publishing and nowadays there is a wealth of information on the web. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like…

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