THE PRINCESS WHO LOST HER SCROLL OF THE DEAD – Egypt fantasy Opening excerpt 1. NEFERA was quite enjoying the … More NEFERA was enjoying the fuss. The tomb procession was for her.
I felt somewhat like young Katrina, the protagonist in The Traz, out there today in the mellow autumn sun with … More Mushrooms and Roses
Once in a while in the middle of an ordinary life, magic appears. I’ve been blessed to recognize this when … More HEART WIDE OPEN
I feel old. I am the only person I know who still has a land line. Mind you, we have … More I Still Have My Land Line
Arroyo Burro Beach a wide strip of powdery sand, locals call Hendry’s, is my favorite stop in Santa Barbara. The … More Smooth Sailing in Santa Barbara
Albert Einstein said: A human being is part of a whole, called by us the “Universe,” a part limited in … More Was Einstein a Buddhist?
7th grade, Middle School, Junior high. I don’t think you can find anyone who says “I wish I could go … More Everything I Learned About Organization I Learned in 7th Grade
Scotland’s green and pleasant land this August Deep into seasons of mellow fruitfulness now (and wind and rain!), our summer … More My Missing Month: A Missive from a Scottish Summer
It seems to me that surprises in life, and surprises in books, are two rather different things. In life, I … More Do You Like Surprises?
Joseph Carey Merrick, a.k.a. “The Elephant Man”. On August 5,1862, Joseph Carey Merrick (who was often incorrectly referred to as … More “I…. Am…. A Man!”
A Cozy Thriller…If There Was Such a Genre Dancing for a Stranger appears to be the second book in the … More Book Review: Dancing for a Stranger by Isabella Adams
I first became familiar with Renee Miller after reading Church, which was really fantastic, it kept me on the edge … More Eat the Rich by Renee Miller
“You spent HOW much on a pen?” Every pen person has heard it. I’ve found a way to avoid it. Find … More Explaining Pens
Bethany has been acting as parental guardian for her younger sister ever since the death of their parents in a … More Holly in Hiding by P. Creeden #FREE 9/19-21 #holiday #mystery
ONE “It’s looking like you’re going to be ready after all.” I stood on the steps of The … More DECAFFEINATED SCANDAL Chapter One
Thank you to everyone who voted on the covers below. As well as the notice on this blog, I shared … More Your opinions noted
I’ve been reading and reviewing crime fiction for years but haven’t opened a Slaughter book in awhile. I remember the … More Why I Stopped Reading Karin Slaughter’s New Thriller
When the Unthinkable Becomes Inevitable: The Awful Dawn of Dementia By Heidi Hess Saxton Up to this point in my … More From the AlzAuthors Blog: Blogger Heidi Hess Saxton
It’s been a while since I posted movie reviews on my blog. Heck, it’s been a while since I watched … More Writer Protagonists make for Entertaining Movies! — #Review
With every year that passes on my author journey, I realize more and more the importance of routine and consistent … More The Importance Of Creative Process: 5 Key Conditions To Help You Thrive
I made a trip to York last week – to have some fun, at the RNA Afternoon Tea, which was … More Research – planned and unplanned.
We English tend to pride ourselves on our sense of humour, so it’s easy to assume that our ancestors laughed … More Georgian Humour
Killer Moves by Varsha Dixit Blurb Everyone has a secret. Aisha Khatri has many! Aisha’s life is seemingly mundane on … More Featured – Book Club Spotlight for “Killer Moves” by Varsha Dixit
If you haven’t seen yet, I started a Patreon page for DFIR Training (www.dfir.training). I’ve done this for a few reasons … More Patreon at DFIR Training
Cora has the question for today’s blog. Here are her words: “I love your fantasy series with the Chameleon. You’ve … More How Do You Build a Fantasy World?