Book Covers, Instagram, and the Scientific Method

I know you've all been on the edge of your seats anxiously awaiting the results from last week's book cover survey. Unfortunately, as most US election officers will attest to, trying to cajole people into casting their ballots is not a simple matter. To top it off, those of you who did vote (THANK YOU!) … Continue reading Book Covers, Instagram, and the Scientific Method

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Release Day!!! The Voyage is Now Available

This is it, the official birthday of The Voyage: Book Two of The Osteria Chronicles!  A huge thanks to everyone who pre-ordered the book and a gargantuan thanks to all the reviewers who waded through the un-edited review copy! For the rest of you who may be curious about the book....here's the scoop along with … Continue reading Release Day!!! The Voyage is Now Available

Behind the Book: The Trials of Hercules

Hello Readers! Okay, this post isn't really ALL about me. After all, Tuesdays are all about shameless promotion of my books, but rather than explore one of the myths behind my latest release (The Trials of Hercules: Book One of The Osteria Chronicles), I'm delving into the creation of the book with a little Author … Continue reading Behind the Book: The Trials of Hercules

Behind the Book: Hercules Heads to Rome

Hello Readers, For this Behind the Book post, things are a bit different, mainly because this Behind the Book feature is a misnomer since it has very little to do with The Trials of Hercules: Book One of The Osteria Chronicles. In my novel, the story ends soon after Hercules completes his twelfth labor, but … Continue reading Behind the Book: Hercules Heads to Rome

Behind the Book: Making a Baby Hercules

Yes, I finished up the twelve labors of Hercules in a recent Behind the Book feature, but that doesn't mean I've covered all the myths that went into the story in The Trials of Hercules: Book One of The Osteria Chronicles. One of those Herculean legends that just can't be ignored is the story of … Continue reading Behind the Book: Making a Baby Hercules