I love the work of Indie Author Deb McEwan go check out her interview on #IndieBookBanter

Introducing Deb McEwan

1. #IndieBookBanter today welcomes one of our #IndieFriends International Author Deb McEwan. Please tell us a little bit about yourself, and the best place for us to find out more.

Hi Everyone. I’m Deb McEwan. Originally from South Wales I joined the British Army aged seventeen and have spent more time outside the […]

via 25 Book Banter with Deb McEwan — Indie Book Banter

POV’s made simple in this blog by Rachel Poli

Which POV Should You Use For Your Mystery Novel? [Mystery Month] — Rachel Poli

It seems easy to answer the question, “Which POV should I use for my novel?” However, there’s a lot more to it than it seems. The point of view of a story is who the narrator is, whether it’s a third person, the protagonist, a side character, or even you yourself (though that’s uncommon). Just […]

via Which POV Should Your Use For Your Mystery Novel? [Mystery Month] — Rachel Poli

Jealousy & Envy

Having read both of the aforementioned books this is an excellent blog thank you for sharing it with us Maria 🙂

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I had decided on this blog thinking I was writing about jealousy only with envy being a synonym but after doing some research I discovered something I hadn’t known which is that jealousy and envy are considered to  be different.

Dictionary definitions:

Jealousy: feeling or showing an envious resentment of someone or their achievements, possessions, or perceived advantages.

Envy: a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, or luck.

The dictionary would suggest that both these emotions are the same but some psychologists differentiate between the two emotions:

Jealousy is relationship based and involves a third person. It’s an emotion that makes a person fear for their relationship with another – partner, parent, friend etc… The person sees a threat to their relationship which could be real or perceived.

Example: Your husband has a female friend and you see that friendship in a different light…

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