A Strange Phenomenon

Last night something eerie happened! However, it wasn’t the first time, nor will it ever be…

You’ve Got Five Pages, #BeastsandBeauty by #SomanChainani, to Tell Me You’re Good. #FirstChapter #BookReview #Podcast

We interrupt this month of mystery with a dark fantasy recommended by my daughter! As writers,…

#WeekendWritingPrompt: Someone with Supernatural Powers

Looking for inspiration, a way to get your creative juices flowing? Here is a writing prompt…

The 18th Century Letter Seals of Lord Pitsligo

Those are the beautiful letter seals of Lord Pitsligo, a man I have written about before:…

An old woman’s song

After Luke 2:36-38  I am 84, an old woman, and I have served here these many…

This week in The Loft: Author Stella Ann George!

Joining me today in The Loft is author Stella Ann George. Stella writes romantic suspense. She also…

It started with a notebook…

My mum used to buy me those old notebooks when I was a child. They were…

How to Use Prologues, Part 11, Prologues and Epilogues

Image courtesy of Tumisu via Pixabay Hi SErs! It’s a day of Harmony here at Story…

Friday Reads – The Dating Game by Sandy Barker

It’s time for another Friday Reads blog and my featured book this week is the hilarious…

The Tools

Here is an excerpt from a novel I’m working on this year, The Bugist, set in…

In Which My Books Are Borrowed!

Last week I got my very first PLR (‘public lending rights’) statement. What is that, I…

At first I am nothing. A shred of a shred Not alive… not even dead

  At first I am nothing. A shred of a shred Not alive… not even dead…

Refresh at Homosassa FBC Joyful Heart Ladies Event 1/2023

 A devotion on Refreshing with numerous Bible verses and stories with emphasis on Jerimiah 31:25 and…

Guest Post: The Impact on Children Through Author Visits to Schools/Libraries by Raven Howell

“In her butterfly net of beguiling rhythm and rhyme, Raven Howell captures the sweet, fleeting moments…

Best Picture

The Oscar Nominations came out Tuesday.  This year is unusual for me because I’ve seen three…

Best & hardest things about being an author: Are they what you expect?

I’m speaking to my local writing group next week about life as a traditionally published author…

Recharged and ready to write

Looking up from the Hirshhorn Museum courtyard. It’s been a pretty chill year so far and…

The Last Drive Tour with Joan Hall

I am excited to be with Joan Hall to talk about The Last Drive. You can…

A Nile Cruise Treasure Hunt – A notorious Tomb Robbers Manual Sparks a Quest for Lost Egyptian Treasures

A woman on a trip to Cairo discovers a notorious book known as “The Book of…

Yippee-Ki-Yay Mother Podcast #142: Once Upon A Time In The West

Here’s another exciting ZOOM edition of the Yippee-Ki-Yay Mother Podcast, a lively discussion of the movies that…

What’s the most Aussie thing you can do on AUSTRALIA DAY?

Sit by a billabong … under the shade etc Yarra River, 2023

Favorite Quotes – 2023 – Post #4

Favorite Quotes – 2023 – Post #4 “My theory on housework is, if the item doesn’t…

My Awards Ceremony Experience

I was ready to hang up my writer’s hat. That’s how dismal I saw my future…

Free Audiobooks!

Popping in briefly from my blurred state to give you a reminder about that audiobook giveaway…

It’s All About Chocolate at Three York County Libraries this February

Libraries Have Sweet Plans for Library Lovers Month YORK, PA – Three York County Libraries have…