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 history, literature in society and just writing and books in general? 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! Also make sure you check out Joyana’s own curated online bookstore here!


Independent Contractors vs Employees

Independent Contractor vs Employee

Do you understand the difference between an independent contractor vs employee and why the distinction matters? Read to find out! What is the difference between an independent contractor vs employee? It’s all over the news right now. The Biden administration recently released a proposal that could lead to millions of workers being classified as employees… Continue reading →

Nanowrimo 2022

Nanowrimo 2022

Each year millions of writers sign up, but only 10-15% finish. So, why all the hype? Nanowrimo 2022 November is here and with that brings Nanowrimo 2022. In case you don’t know, Nanowrimo stands for National Novel Writing Month. The time of year when SO many writers decide to take advantage of built in accountability,… Continue reading →

Labor Unions

Labor Unions

The ILGWU- it was so much more than labor protections… Labor Unions in US History I’m up in New York this week visiting family for two weeks. Yesterday, I got to enjoy a fantastic day in the city with my sister. We visited the Tenement Museum to start research for my next book and got… Continue reading →

The Shakespeare Mystery

Shakespeare Mystery

Analyzing the Shakespeare Mystery– Was Shakespeare REALLY the true author of his plays and sonnets? The Shakespeare Mystery There are so many questions asked when analyzing the Shakespeare Mystery. Did he really exist or was he a pen name? Was he really a Catholic hiding in Protestant England? And one of the most elusive of… Continue reading →

Banning Books in School

Banning Books in Schools

To Kill a Mockingbird- Childhood Classic or Book to be Buried? February 19th marked six years since Pulitzer Prize winning Harper Lee passed away. But there might very soon be a time where no one knows who she is. Although it’s not the first time Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, has faced controversy,… Continue reading →

Grammar- Should We Be Teaching It?

Grammar- Should We Be Teaching It?

Why Schools Feel It Is Not Necessary. Grammar- Should We Be Teaching It? Somewhere in the last twenty years schools decided to stop teaching grammar. This was not really discussed or debated– it just happened. Why? The main argument has been a shift in educational philosophy. Instead of previous generations, where the focus was on… Continue reading →

History of Novels

Do you know the history of novels? Who was the first novel writer? Read here to find out! The Birth of Novels Are you familiar with the background or history of novels? Where did novels come from? Who was the first author to write a novel?  In the 21st century, where the novel is considered… Continue reading →

Great Book Endings

Great Book Endings

Can you think of some of the best book endings? Great Book Endings from Literature There are some great book endings out there! “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald “After all, tomorrow is another day.” Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell “Isn’t it pretty… Continue reading →


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