Ciao, amici! I'm really happy to introduce a frequent-commenter/first-time-guest to the site today. I hope you'll join me in giving author D.L. Finn a warm welcome while she talks about her new release, Just Her Poetry: Seasons of a Soul. Thank you, Staci, for having me on your blog today to help celebrate the release... Continue Reading →
Since I started a new project, I thought my quote of the week should reflect that. I struggled with which one to choose, then finally chose these wise words from Sylvia Plath.
Ciao, amici! I have a treat for you today. Long-time commenter and first-time guest Julie Holmes is releasing her debut novel: Murder in Plane Sight. I'm super excited to read this one, but even more excited to introduce her here today. Please join me in giving Julie a warm welcome. Julie, I'm so glad to... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! I know... seeing an Italian greeting on an Irish post is just weird, right? Couldn't help myself. That's how I always greet my friends. Today, I should have said: Dia dhaoibh ar maidin. (It's pronounced like this: JEE-uh DEE-iv air MA-jin and means "good morning.") Heck with it. Here's a greeting that works for... Continue Reading →
This week was all about editing, so of course that's what this week's inspirational quote deals with. These words by Stephanie Roberts really spoke to me.
Time was on my mind this week (as I rushed to make my deadline and feared the ticking clock), so I thought this quote by Henry David Thoreau was appropriate:
Not that the story need be long,
but it will take a long while to make it short.
Ciao, amici! Today is a special day. March 6, 1475 was the birthday of none other than Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, a man so talented in so many things, he was known as il divino, or the divine one. The world has changed a lot in the 544 years since his birth, but the... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! Time for another book review. I chose this one because of the "London serial killer" concept, one of my favorite types of books to read. You can find what I thought about it below: ★★★☆☆ Mixed Bag Blood for Blood came with a list of professional accolades, and as serial killer psychological thrillers... Continue Reading →
Ciao, amici! Today's a mish-mash of sorts. You'll see my featured image is of Dr. Seuss. Tomorrow is National Dr. Seuss Day. I'm a huge fan of his and always mark the occasion. Today I've chosen one of my favorite quotes from him. Actually, I usually only quote the middle, but this time I've included... Continue Reading →