Friday Freebie Meets Friday Reads

Hey Book Lovers and Bargain Hunters! It's not often I'm cool enough to create a melange of two hashtags, but it's strange times and we're all learning new skills. Okay, maybe hashtag-mashing isn't the top skill I should be working on, but... Anyway, I've got a couple free stories for you!! Well, sort of. If … Continue reading Friday Freebie Meets Friday Reads

February’s Writing Highs, Lows, and Woes

Hello Bloglandia! February's nearly done and gone, which means it's time to see what I've managed to accomplish this month in my reading and writing world...and what's been a complete dud. The Bad News Let's just get the February duds out of the way, so we can move on to the good stuff. Dud #1 … Continue reading February’s Writing Highs, Lows, and Woes

January’s Writing & Reading Round-Up

Hello Bloglandia! Wait. Where did January go? I can't believe we've (well, nearly) charged through the first month of 2020 already. While I'm not normally a sunshine and rainbows kind of gal, if this month is any indication of the year ahead, I'm in for a pretty good 2020. And yes, my normal cynical-pessimist self … Continue reading January’s Writing & Reading Round-Up

Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?

MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?

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Calling All Writers of Short Fiction

Hello to my writer buddies out there! I've got a promo opportunity for you...if you're on Book Funnel and if you've got some short fiction you're trying to peddle. Since February is the shortest month, I thought it would be the perfect time to promote some short fiction. So, I set up a "Short Month, … Continue reading Calling All Writers of Short Fiction