Joyana Peters' Blog

Joyana Peters’ Blog

Are you looking for book recommendations? Do you want to find new authors to support? Do you want to learn more about independent publishing and the writing process? You’ve come to the right place! Joyana Peters’ Blog will share ways to foster relationships between authors and readers and truly build a Book Community!

Is Self Publishing Worth It?

Is Self Publishing Worth It?

Why Self Publishing was Worth It for Me- In December of 2020, I officially submitted my completed manuscript to an editor. One MFA, ten years, two kids and I finally turned my manuscript baby into my first published novel! I knew the next six months would be rough, going through rounds of edits, formatting, publishing,… Continue reading →

Author Highlight- Meet Bob Okowitz

Author of Dug IN: An Irish Family Searches For Justice Joyana is excited to begin her new Author Highlight series to build a true Book Community between Authors and Readers.Today’s Author Highlight features Bob Okowitz, an Irish Historical Fiction Writer. Bob’s Writing Process: The Moment He Knew He Wanted To Be an Author: After my… Continue reading →

Author Highlight- Meet Cristina Loggia

Author of Lucifer’s Game: A World War II Spy Thriller Joyana is excited to continue her new Author Highlight series to build a true Book Community between Authors and Readers.Today’s featured Author Highlight- Meet Cristina Loggia, an Italian Historical Spy Thriller Writer. Check out my Full Review of Lucifer’s Game Here! Cristina’s Writing Process The… Continue reading →

Author Highlight- Meet Fiona Knightley

Author Highlight- Fiona Knightley

Welcome to another Installment of my Author Interview Series. Today’s Author Highlight- Fiona Knightley! Joyana is excited to continue her Author Highlight series to build a true Book Community between Authors and Readers.Today’s featured Author Highlight- Meet Fiona Knightley, a historical fiction romance writer! Fiona’s Reading Habits Fiona’s Favorite Place to BOTH read/write– San Jose… Continue reading →

Top 10 Historical Fiction Books of 2021

Top 10 Historical Fiction Books of 2021

Tis the season to reminisce and discuss favorites from the past year. Today’s focus- Top 10 Historical Fiction books of 2021! It’s actually been quite a year for the historical fiction genre. I had trouble compiling this list as there are too many goodies to list. Ways I whittled down- One- Some books from the… Continue reading →

Author Highlight- Meet Gina Danna

Author Highlight- Meet Gina Danna

Joyana is excited to continue her Author Highlight series to build a true Book Community between Authors and Readers.Today’s featured Author Highlight- Meet Gina Danna, a historical fiction romance writer! Gina’s book, Authentic Storm is a MUST READ! And as a perk for our Reading Community, she’s offering it to us for FREE! Read below… Continue reading →

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