THE HAUNTING OF CHATHAM HOLLOW Tour Stop 2: Jan Sikes #bookrelease #ghost #mystery

Ciao, amici! Today, we have the pleasure of visiting a perpetually cheerful, fun-loving free spirit who also happens to be a Story Empire colleague, an accomplished author, and a treasured friend. I'm talking about Jan Sikes. Jan's got a long list of releases---print and musical recordings! Her need to tell a poignant story from her … Continue reading THE HAUNTING OF CHATHAM HOLLOW Tour Stop 2: Jan Sikes #bookrelease #ghost #mystery

THE HAUNTING OF CHATHAM HOLLOW Tour Stop 1: Joan Hall #bookrelease #ghost #mystery

Ciao, amici! Mae and I are kicking off our tour today. I'm taking point with our first stop. We'll be visiting a Story Empire colleague who is a wonderful author, dedicated critique partner, and devoted music lover. I'm also delighted to call her a dear friend. I'm talking about Joan Hall. If you're not familiar … Continue reading THE HAUNTING OF CHATHAM HOLLOW Tour Stop 1: Joan Hall #bookrelease #ghost #mystery

It’s Here! THE HAUNTING OF CHATHAM HOLLOW #bookrelease #newbook #ghost #mystery

Ciao, amici! I know I've thrown a lot at you fast. Especially those of you who subscribe to my newsletter. If you don't currently subscribe but would like to, click here. I usually only send one a month---except for special announcements. Also, I never sell my list, I share a bit more there, and I … Continue reading It’s Here! THE HAUNTING OF CHATHAM HOLLOW #bookrelease #newbook #ghost #mystery

A First-of-its-Kind Announcement!

Ciao, amici! If you read the title of this post (and I admit, I often neglect to do that) you might wonder what innovation I've invented. I should have said "first of its kind by me." Sorry for the confusion, if there was any. But I digress... I’ve mentioned a few times throughout the course … Continue reading A First-of-its-Kind Announcement!

Time Off

Ciao, amici! If you're here in the US, I hope you had a great National Birthday. 🇺🇸 🎆 Today's post is short and (bitter)sweet. Many of you know I recently became a grandma and have been in the process of selling my house to move closer to my kids and granddaughter. It's now crunchtime. With … Continue reading Time Off

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…

Two #BookReviews: Knuckleheads and Hues of Hope #paranormal #novel #poetry

Ciao, amici! Today I'd like to share reviews of two of the books I read recently. I don't want to take the space to include the blurbs, but you can click on the covers to read them. I'm just going to share my thoughts below. Knuckleheads by Dan Antion A Poignant Look at Days Gone … Continue reading Two #BookReviews: Knuckleheads and Hues of Hope #paranormal #novel #poetry

New #Horror #ShortStory on Vocal “An Element of Truth”

Ciao, amici! I'm trying to get back into a routine, but my move is in less than a month, and "routine" is something that simply isn't on the horizon at the moment. I did manage to write a story this week. It's part of a challenge, which gave me added incentive, but I really wanted … Continue reading New #Horror #ShortStory on Vocal “An Element of Truth”

Two #BookReviews of #Poems by @Harmony_Kent

Ciao, amici! Today, I've got two reviews for you, both by Harmony Kent. This time, it's poetry instead of fiction, but I promise you the books are fast and easy reads (though, if you're like me, you'll want to go back and savor a few more slowly the second time around). I know you'll enjoy … Continue reading Two #BookReviews of #Poems by @Harmony_Kent

D.L. Finn’s #newrelease A VOICE IN THE SILENCE

Ciao, amici! Today I'm happy to invite friend, fellow author, and Story Empire colleague D.L. Finn back to my blog. I trust most of you are familiar with her and her work. For those of you who aren't, you'll find her down-to-earth nature and whimsical imagination impossible to resist. Today, she's here to discuss her … Continue reading D.L. Finn’s #newrelease A VOICE IN THE SILENCE