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Of Witches by Steve Stred

 Of Witches… the newest collection by dark fiction author, Steve Stred, brings together eight stories all revolving…

Dark Ambient Review: The Black Stone – Music For Lovecraftian Summonings

Dark Ambient Review: The Black Stone – Music For Lovecraftian Summonings Review by Casey Douglass The…

Expansion Pack: Comedy | Story Empire

Hi everyone. Today, Craig has a great post all about comedy in fiction with some fun…

Saints – should we pray to them?

The ‘veneration’ and proposed canonisation of Elizabeth Prout (aka Mother Mary Joseph), the latest in a…

7 Tips On Writing Great Book Reviews

I love books and believe everyone should leave reviews of the books they read. Reviews help…

Thursday A Little Personal – Twiggy and Lucy Learn about Teagan’s New Book

“Hey, guys, come here.” “Yes, boss. You might have to call Twiggy twice.” “What’s up? “You…

What I Did by Kate Bradley – review.

Publication date: 21st January, 2020. Description Lisa is running. She has taken her child, Jack, and…

Meet T E Shepherd, Illustrator for my Novels & Lit Fest

A post about T E Shepherd, the gifted artist who is drawing the imagined settings of…

WHAT IFS…..

Dreams, ideas, recollections, wonderings are typical  “WHAT IFs” Imagination is a part of my life,  work, …

Can’t get enough Sci-Fi and Thrillers?

Then check out more than a dozen free books, novellas, or short stories in this compilation.…

Romantic Wales

Everyone knows that St Valentine is the patron saint of lovers, but you don’t have to…

Blog Tour and Book Review: A BROKEN SPINE A Beloved Bookroom Mystery by Dorothy St. James

Synopsis: The first in an exciting new series featuring Trudell Becket, a spunky librarian who will…

Inflammatory Bowel Disease ~ What is Working for Us

     In November of 2020, Pierre was diagnosed with IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease). Our vet…

I’m over at Writerspace

I’m over at Writerspace today talking about new beginnings. Be sure to stop by.https://www.writerspace.com/new-beginnings-2/

Take the Shoe-on-the-Other-Foot Test

Fairness affects many areas of our life. And yet, even though there’s consensus that things should…

Interview with the Pooper Scooper

My guest this week is Elaine Faber, author of The Black Cat Mysteries, the Mrs. Odbody…

The Power of YOUR Pen: Why Reviews Build Authorship

Now that I am an author, this topic has become a lot nearer and dearer to…

NO ONE SPOKE

  It was customary, having completed the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, to burn the clothes…

Conquering Your Writing Goals with a Strategic Plan

Let’s face it, 2020 was tough on some of us, if not all of us. ​I know…

You Can’t Write Romance That Way

You can’t write romance that way. We like the story. Is there any way you can…

#JusJoJan prompt the 18th – “Wish”

(FICTION) (This is Part 5. Part 1 of this story can be found here, Part 2…

Virtual Book Tour: Love, in Writing

I’m happy to welcome author Elsa Winckler. Today, Elsa shares her favorite books and new release:…

West Meadows Detectives: The Case of the Berry Burglars written by Liam O’Donnell illustrated by Aurelie Grand (mystery)

 Someone has been stealing strawberry plants, but don’t worry the West Meadows Detectives–Myron and Hajrah–are on…

FIREFLY launches February 6, 2021!

THEY CAME!! My author copies of my next middle-grade novel, FIREFLY, arrived yesterday! The anticipation and…

Book Review: Watch Me Run by Avery Holt

  Book Review Basic Details: Book Title: Watch Me Run Subtitle: (Watch Me Series Book 1)…