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The Big Book of Home Remedies

A Complete A-Z Guide with nearly 2000 Homemade Natural Remedies for your Ailments Now and the Future!

THE DOCTOR’S BOOK OF SURVIVAL HOME REMEDIES

This book is an all-in-one health resource with reliable scientifically-backed alternative remediesfor when help can’t reach…

Writing a new novella!

After taking a long break, I’m back to writing, thank God! It’s a new novella featuring…

New Releases in #SciFi #Fantasy and Paranormal Romance for Wednesday JAN 27

As always, I rcommend sampling before you buy! I have not read most of the new…

The Princess and the Marquess – First Kiss

“Kiss me.” His soft command pulsed through the air. She reached up and put her hand…

Reading Round-Up: January 2021

It’s a brand new year and I’ve promised myself to read 61 books in 2021. If…

Lately I’ve Been Watching…

The latest in my series of mini TV reviews, with trailers and ‘where to watch’.  If you…

#JusJoJan prompt the 25th – “Specs”

(FICTION) (Thanks to Judy Hendrickson, awesome newsletter subscriber, for the idea for the story. This is…

Turn Your Author Failures, Setbacks, And Mistakes Into Success With Joanna Penn And Orna Ross

We all experience failures, setbacks, and mistakes on the author journey — but if we learn…

Overdue: the Print edition

 The print edition for my new thriller is now available! If you love holding a book,…

Book Blast: The Time Gatherer

I’m happy to welcome multi-published author Rachel Dacus. Today, Rachel shares her new release, The Time…

A Confession (short story) by Leanne Dyck

If you live with your spouse long enough you learn everything about them–right? …until one stormy…

Sunday Book Review – My Baby Wrote Me A Letter by Jacquie Biggar

Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. Today I’m sharing my review for this heartfelt #Shortstory by…

Character Development…Meaning my Own

Because my cat likes to remind me that she doesn’t get nearly enough face time on…

EW columnist Maureen Lee Lenker examines Fact from Fiction in 1949 Actress Jean Spangler Murder

January 23, 2021 Los Angeles, California Here’s a link to a well-researched and well-written article by…

Taking a short break . . .

Hello posse, I just wanted to send a quick note to let you all know that…

Returning Author Ian H. McKinley of Gatineau, QC.

    2016 Frye Festival Author.  It’s been much too long since Ian has been a…

Of Witches by Steve Stred

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

At Gunpoint

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates. ***READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED*** BLOG POST #262: At Gunpoint…

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…

How Reading Can Curtail Anxiety

by   Tracy Shawn     Reading, can indeed, reduce anxiety. But why? Stories provide an…

Pulp Modern story out now

Pulp Modern, Vol. 2 No. 6, Winter 2020 Pulp Modern, Vol. 2 Issue 6, Winter 2020,…

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…

MaryLu’s Friday Musings – What now?

I realize that many of you are disappointed, perhaps shocked that Joe Biden is now our…