The Bookshelf Cafe News

New Releases in #SciFi #Fantasy and Paranormal Romance for Wednesday JULY 28

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

How about a H-O-T NSFW novel?

Powerless is an oh-so-steamy office romance with an unusual love triangle. USA Today Bestselling Author Liz…

AUTHOR AND FILMMAKER SHEA E. BUTLER ASKS, “WHAT’S IN A NAME?”

Shea E. Butler is a short story author and award-winning filmmaker. She was that kid who…

Recipe for a Homecoming

Recipe for a Homecoming by Sabrina York Tiara Giveaway Below! She’d sworn off love. But can…

We listened to this on our car trip and everyone was in agreement

LISTENER Fun Grandma Coma Confidential Ash Suspense Thrillers with a Dash of Romance, Book 1 By: Uvi…

Announcing THE WEDDING VEIL–and Upcoming Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Announcing my Spring 2022 novel, THE WEDDING VEIL, and upcoming events in Highlands and Cashiers, NC!…

Monday Memories: Tea Time!

It is 4:00 p.m. at my grandmother’s house. Apparently, that means we need to have tea.…

Writing And Publishing Literary Fiction With Roz Morris

How do you know when the seed of an idea is enough for a novel? What…

Happy National All or Nothing Day!

Celebrate this day by throwing caution to the wind and going for broke. Think of one…

Celebrate Summer with a Piece of Chocolatey-Cherry Heaven and a Cottage Country YA Mystery Read…

A real crowd pleaser at small gatherings such as book clubs or intimate bridal and baby…

Monday Musing – Thaddeus Thomas and Steampunk Cleopatra – My Coffee Pot Book Club Guest

Where I Start The Week With An Interesting Guest or Topic Musing on a Monday about……

Nakom DVD

Set in present day Ghana, Nakom follows Iddrisu, a talented medical student who is summoned home…

Autumnal Seaview

My Sketch I spent a large part of yesterday on this new painting, using an old…

Opening Scenes

 Here are three vital elements to include in the opening scene of your book. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2021/02/opening-scenes-3-critical-elements/

The Troubled Waters by Allan Hudson

    I’d like to share one of my short stories with you this week.  …

Inspiration

Inspiration is nice. But what starts out as inspiration soon becomes nothing but grinding daily toil.

Shared Experiences and “Do You Remember” Discussions

The other day, my husband asked me if I remembered the television show Bonanza. I immediately…

Hair or Fur, Coloured or Not?

Hair or fur, coloured or not, that is the question, Miss Penny speaking. My boss, the…

Black Mariah Author Lindy Ryan

https://youtu.be/xDQRphoexQE SEASON ONE, EPISODE THREE After her wife’s death, Rachel Mason wants to grieve in peace.…

IT’S SAGA SATURDAY!! Story inspiration with saga author Juliet Greenwood…

  How my family history inspired ‘The Girl with the Silver Clasp’ Juliet Greenwood I loved…

The Other Side (short fiction) Ch. 5 by Leanne Dyck

 Ch. 4:  Mara works at a complaints department where she apologizes all day.  And now… The…

The tale of two weeks

Oh dear. It’s nearly two weeks since I last wrote my blog and once again the…

KINDNESS OR REVENGE ~ BEYOND THESE WAR-TORN LANDS

Which takes more courage: kindness or revenge? My upcoming Civil War novel, Beyond These War-Torn Lands…

Rant Review: Masterverse Skelegod figure (MOTU Revelation series)

Unlike many other ’80s properties that have maintained a steady presence on retail store shelves, it’s…

Assessing my promo

I’ve done an Amazon free day many times over the years. They used to work pretty…