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 annualContinue 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. IContinue 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 aboutContinue 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’reContinue 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 warmContinue reading “Harmony Kent’s FALLOUT #bookrelease #excerpt #review”

A Word from Author Anne Miller

Ciao, amici. Today I’m happy to introduce a new-to-this-blog author. Please help me give a warm welcome to Anne Miller, who’s going to talk to us about her debut novel and her WIP. Take it away, Anne. The idea for The Last Photograph came to me back when I was in college, after I sawContinue reading “A Word from Author Anne Miller”

#BookExcerpt from UNCLEAR PURPOSES, a #RomanticSuspense #NewRelease by Joan Hall

Ciao, amici! I’m always delighted to welcome people on my site, and hosting old friends is wonderful. What’s even better is when they visit to talk about the end of a series. What an accomplishment! Today, I’m doing just that. Please join me in cheering on Joan Hall, who is her to talk about herContinue reading “#BookExcerpt from UNCLEAR PURPOSES, a #RomanticSuspense #NewRelease by Joan Hall”

7 Tips to Crafting Emotionally-Meaty Monsters

Ciao, amici! I have a treat for you today. This week, I’m giving you not one, but two new-to-this-blog authors. On Tuesday, we spent some time in a soft and sweet genre. Now it’s time to bare our fangs and get down and dirty. I’ve got Charles E. Yallowitz here today, and he’s excited (asContinue reading “7 Tips to Crafting Emotionally-Meaty Monsters”