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Humanity?

St Michael V Satan by Georgio Vasari Life is an enigma. We love because we can’t…

Purple Prose

 How do you avoid purple prose–writing that draws attention to itself? https://www.thebookdesigner.com/2021/08/what-is-purple-prose-a-guide-for-writers/

Writing About Nature

I don’t write ‘nature books’ – it sounds like a specialism requiring, at the very least,…

SEPTEMBER ROUND ROBIN – Other Genres apart from fiction

Having been away from base this last week I didn’t write a blog on September’s subject,…

Sunday Book Review – Voices in the Trash by Frank Prem – #Poetry

Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. Today my review is for a short but lovely poetry…

Blog Tour and Book Review: ONE OF US (A Tower District Mystery) by Lorie Lewis Ham

  Synopsis At 35, children’s book author Roxi Carlucci finds herself starting over again after her…

#SciFi #MovieReview : The Prospect

The Prospect whisks us away to an alien moon to search for valuable alien gems. The…

All that other stuff

It’s been hard to come up with blog fodder lately. There isn’t that much interesting stuff…

Review: #TheWalkingDead S11x05: OUT OF THE ASHES

Previously: Review 11×04 RENDITION  – S 11 x 05  OUT OF THE ASHES –  Written by LaToya Morgan…

Mind over Magic by Lindsay Buroker: review

4/5 stars on Goodreads Mind over Magic by Lindsay Buroker Mind over Magic starts Witch in…

Breaking news – Introducing an exciting Anthology – Autumn Paths – by the Seasonal Collective.

  Autumn Paths Coming in October!   I am so pleased to be part of a…

Rant Review: Masters of the Universe Ninjor figure

As one of the vintage MOTU line’s final releases, Ninjor was a bit of an oddball…

Friday Funnies: Getting Older, Again!!!

Hello, Posse! Have I got some great news for you! I finally finished writing Part 6,…

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Tour Dates!

Check out my Christmas in Peachtree Bluff online and in person tour dates! I’d love to…

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 18, 2021

Hey! It’s Friday! And I’m here with your Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt. I remember way…

The Beautiful Season

A writer reaches for something new to say about something very old. She lives in the…

Today in The Loft: New romance author B. D. Storey!

Joining me today in The Loft is first-time contemporary romance author B. D. Storey. Born in…

News Regarding Various Projects

“DUO BOOK” UPDATE:As of September 1, I’ve finished draft one of the first book in a…

Mateo and Nonna

  Mateo and Nonna Many of you have asked where I’ve been for the last while…

Friday Musings: When the Enemy Comes In Like a Flood…

Dear Highly Valued Children of the Most High!    I know many of you will soon…

Benjamin Franklin Goes to France

  Join me in welcoming a new guest to the blog today! Steve Gnatz has written…

Interview with Julieta Almeida Rodrigues

 A fellow member of the Historical Novel Society, Julieta Almeida Rodrigues, published a fascinating novel, Eleonora…

Remember the Beginning: A Biblical Talk by Robin Densmore Fuson

 A biblical talk from Revelation 2:4 The Church of Ephesus. Lost your first love.  Do you…

War of Nytefall Factions: Nyte

Cover Art by Alison Hunt Welcome to another War of Nytefall: Anarchy poem.  Today, we’re going to have…

Writer’s Writing Rules by Max Griffin

Ray Bradbury once said, “I don’t tell anyone how to write and no one tells me.”…