Advice to my Younger Self…

Ciao, amici! I'm honored to be one of the authors Sally Cronin invited to answer the question of what advice we'd give our younger selves. I'm horrified that it took me so long to succinctly figure out how to say it. (Honestly, I'm still not certain it's succinct.) Today, you can read my answer over … Continue reading Advice to my Younger Self…

Going on Tour Across the Pond!

Ciao, amici! I'm a bit giddy today. No, it's not travel sickness, though I did go pretty far, virtually speaking. I'm across the Atlantic today. Chris the Story Reading Ape has graciously opened his site to me, and I couldn't be more honored. The post went live Friday evening, Eastern time, but I didn't share … Continue reading Going on Tour Across the Pond!

Joan Hall’s Latest: House of Sorrow #NewRelease #Mystery #QuickRead

Ciao, amici! I'm so happy to host today's guest. She's one of my favorite authors, but she doesn't publish nearly often enough to suit my tastes, so she's not here nearly as much as I'd like (though she's welcome anytime, release or not). Lucky for us, she's got back-to-back releases, so we'll be seeing a … Continue reading Joan Hall’s Latest: House of Sorrow #NewRelease #Mystery #QuickRead

Visiting Teri Polen for #BadMoonRising

Ciao, amici! Instead of my usual book review this Tuesday, I'm visiting a friend---Teri Polen. If you don't know Teri, what are you waiting for? She's a wonderful author, a voracious reader, and a supportive blogger. Most importantly, she's a dear friend. All this month, Teri is hosting authors at her site on her annual … Continue reading Visiting Teri Polen for #BadMoonRising

Friday Finds #writetips #humor #qotd

Ciao, amici! How was your week? Mine was a little bumpy, but that seems to be the case for many of my friends. Like my grandma would say, there must be something in the water. I hope your week was better than mine. My days alternated between scrambling in a hurry and waiting impatiently. I … Continue reading Friday Finds #writetips #humor #qotd

Well, this is embarrassing…

Ciao, amici. I've talked about burning the candle at both ends and being so busy, I don't know if I'm coming or going. Today, I went. But it slipped my mind that I had somewhere to be. Friend and fellow author Mae Clair generously offered to host me at her site today to talk about … Continue reading Well, this is embarrassing…

More Love for #Alien Story THE SCOUT

Ciao, amici! I'm "over the moon" (See what I did there? 👽) to talk about my alien sci-fi story again today. Actually, to be more specific, I'm excited because author/blogger Mae Clair is talking about it. I know many of you know and follow Mae. Those of you who don't, what are you waiting for? … Continue reading More Love for #Alien Story THE SCOUT

Astral Conspiracy Stories Get Some Love #bookreviews #TuesdayBookBlog #BookishTuesday

Ciao, amici! Today is all about my (or I guess, D.L. Cross's) Astral Conspiracy series. I'm honored to share two reviews of the two stories currently published. First, do you follow Marcia Meara? Marcia has one of the most generous spirits I've ever encountered. She's also a delightful person and a talented author. If you're … Continue reading Astral Conspiracy Stories Get Some Love #bookreviews #TuesdayBookBlog #BookishTuesday

Harmony Kent’s FALLOUT #bookrelease #excerpt #review

Ciao, amici! You know how much I love having authors share news on my site. Today I have the privilege of hosting a repeat visitor---Harmony Kent! Harmony is not only a multi-genre author, she's a colleague at Story Empire as well as a treasured friend. I hope you'll join me in giving her a warm … Continue reading Harmony Kent’s FALLOUT #bookrelease #excerpt #review