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An Author at the Dallas Writers Conference

Last weekend I was invited to speak at the Dallas Fort Worth Writers Conference in Hurst,…

The Reluctant Murderer at Oakwood Literature Festival

This post first appeared in the June 2018 edition of the award-winning Tetbury Advertiser. “I have…

Becoming Me Pre-Order Blitz with USA Today Bestselling Author, Staci Stallings

Title: Becoming Me Author: Staci Stallings Genre: NA Contemporary Romance Publisher: Spirit Light Publishing Publication Date:…

Command Decision Games

I love puzzles and games and hope you enjoy these. Have fun and let me know…

(VIDEO) HEAR YOUR OWN VOICE

Emily Frankel gets John Cullum explaining how he handles directors. When something he’s told to do…

Ariel and Abaddon have a Heart Bond

  Lukus paused to listen to the rain of clicks and squawks from the oilbirds in…

From the AlzAuthors Blog: Lisa Wingate, author of “Tending Roses”

By Lisa Wingate The Gap In every story I write, there are bits of real life,…

Summoned by Bells?

Writers are told – often – to ensure that they use all the senses when writing.…

Film Review – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Film Review – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review by Casey Douglass When the first Jurassic World…

Money For Authors: Income, Profit, And Cashflow

Today I’m talking about money – and specifically the difference between income, profit and cash flow.…

Georgian Agricultural Labour: “Men as Machines”

During the eighteenth century, England’s agricultural lands and economy changed from yeoman and peasant subsistence farming…

Dear Strong Mom…you are not alone

Dear Strong Mom; I see you. I see you in those moments before you breathe in…

Audiobook update!

The Illuminator’s Gift comes to audiobook June 21st!! I’m delighted to announce that recording for the audiobook…

Ingenious Forensics: Two High-Profile Cases Solved by Extraordinary DNA Evidence

Photo courtesy of suno.edu. Recent advancements in DNA technology has helped law enforcement lock up criminals…

BEACH READS 99 CENT BOOK FAIR

All Books Less than a Buck! ENTER DAILY GIVEAWAYSFor Your Chance to Winhttps://bookwrapt.com/beach-reads-book-fair/ Whether you’re lucky…

Europe doesn’t exist.

So here in the UK we are arm-wrestling with Europe, trying to get out of its…

The greatest welfare plan ever, free land in American, part 2:

The Homestead Act of 1862 When the Southern states seceded and their Representatives and Senators abandoned…

A Writers Life

Happy June everyone! Can you believe the year is already halfway behind us? I don’t know…

Children grow up into readers …

… and if you’re REALLY lucky, somewhere along the way you get to meet them! Just…

Hairball Hijinks – New Book Release

Hairball Hijinks: A Bad Hair Day Cozy Mystery Short Story, is now available in ebook format.…

Are the Quakers trying to abolish God?

What are the Quakers doing? The Quakers, or officially the Society of Friends, have aroused some…

Getting Help

photo courtesy of pixabay, wokandapix The post I originally wrote for today was about my summer…

Tuesday Teaser ~ May You Always

Well,” she said. “We are down to the last five women up for bidding. Thank you…

Dorset: A Lost Child

Dorset in the Dark is Fina’s sixth book. It begins with a crazed woman slumped over on…

Release Day for CHRISTINA’S TAPESTRY

Christina’s Tapestry is now available!I can’t tell you how thrilled I am that this series is…