Sydney Avey

Dynamic Woman — Changing Times

Book Review: The Longest Trail

The Longest Trail by Roni McFadden tells a rites-of-passage story about a troubled young girl and the mentor who nurtures her love of horses and helps her grow into a strong, resilient woman.

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Book Review: Living Life Backward

In his book, Living Life Backward, David Gibson suggests that we examine our lives in light of the inevitability of death. It reminded me that all three of my published novels begin with a death.

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Improving Our Social Interaction

Bad behavior attracts undue attention. We are a kinder society than we often appear to be on social media. Let’s go public and celebrate goodness every chance we get.

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Preparing for the New Year

The year is running out, and I’m preparing for the New Year. That space between Christmas and New Year’s Day invites us to reflect on the past year’s events and spring for a chance to embrace the coming year with hope.

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Backstory: Conversations Around the Book Table

The backstory is a literary device that details the happenings that lead up to a novel’s main story. Public functions also have backstories. Table and wall displays at book fests, art exhibits, or craft shows comprise the main event. But behind the scenes, busy organizers work tirelessly, and community members make time in their schedules to attend. Therein lies a story.

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Writers & Authors on Fire podcast interview with Sydney Avey



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