One voice led to another when Holly Weiss retired from professional singing and began writing. Her debut novel, Crestmont, released May 2010, was received to critical acclaim. A member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she is a vocal instructor and freelance writer. She and her husband reside in Cromwell, Connecticut.
Writing and Reviewing Projects
Writer of narration for George Bizet’s J’eux d’enfants (Children’s Games), Opus 22.
Premiere at Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra of New York, January 2012
Reviewer of pre-release books for Book of the Month Club
Amazon Vine Program Reviewer
Diamond Level Author at Ezinearticles.com
Contributing writer to blogcritics.org
Reviewer of newly released fiction and non-fiction
Literary adjudicator and mentor to new authors
What People Are Saying
“Holly Weiss is an excellent book reviewer. She read and reviewed my recent novel…I was impressed with her depth and insights. She posted the review in numerous venues for maximum exposure. She has my highest recommendation.”
—Ellen Meister, author of The Other Life
“To say your reviews are some of the best I have ever read is an understatement.”
—Michael Ehret, Editor of ACFW Journal, American Christian Fiction Writers
“For Holly Weiss, writing articles is about increasing visibility, building relationships with other writers, and sharing feedback in book reviews. Holly brings a unique perspective to every review she writes.”
—Ezine Articles Author Showcase blog, 4/28/2011
“I am grateful for such a responsive, eloquent, and astute reader. You saw details others have overlooked. I feel very lucky to have had the book come your way.”
—Rachel Simon, author of The Story of Beautiful Girl
“Thank you so much for the outstanding review. It was beautifully written and full of all of the right kinds of details…you are very talented at writing reviews!”
—Jody Hedlund, author of The Preacher’s Bride and The Doctor’s Lady
“Holly generously offers her time and insights to other writers… I truly value and appreciate her expertise as a published author.”
—Jessica McCann, Novelist, Bell Bridge Books
“…a truly thoughtful review.”
—Camille Noe Pagan, author of The Art of Forgetting
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So what’s with the typewriter?
It is a portable Remington, made in the 1920’s.
Much smaller than the standard size used by
Crestmont character, Margaret Woods, to type her correspondence, it still did the job back then.
I like this one because it belonged to my mother when she was young…