What is it about buildings, hotels, houses, towns that are deserted? What draws us…well, some of us…to them? Is it the untold history of the place? Maybe it’s the story ideas that we, as writers, get when we see a picture like the one above. This must have been a beautiful hotel in its day. … More Freaky Friday – Deserted and Haunted?
I will be having my first “real” book signing tomorrow night at the Barnes and Noble at Southmont Mall in Bethlehem, PA. I say “real” because I signed Tales from the Mist when my husband signed and sold his westerns at a sportsman show. I was at his signing as an after-thought, really. Tomorrow will … More Writer Wednesday – Book Signings?
Originally posted on David Gaughran:
“Rotten apple” by Kulmalukko. CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons There is something seriously askew with the supposed values of the publishing business. The most egregious behavior continually gets overlooked, ignored, and swept under the carpet, in favor of pursuing pet targets. As always, I’m conscious of whose agenda this…
If you’ve been reading my blogs, you know that I read and write paranormal romance, dark fantasy, and horror. I read almost anything and write in almost every genre, but those are the main ones. Right now I’m working on a collection of dark fantasy/horror short stories. I love reading short stories in these genres … More Freaky Friday – Reading “The Best”
I’ll be in this writers cookbook, coming soon on Amazon, Kindle and paperback:
Do you ever feel that life is like you’re in a movie audience watching one of the biggest comedies of the year—only no one’s laughing? Two things in the news on Monday, September 15, started me thinking about life, like the song goes “riding high in April, shot down in May.” By Monday my social … More Writer Wednesday on Tuesday
Who was the only Union general to be killed at Gettysburg? What was the name of his lieutenant? What does it mean that I know the answer to both of the above questions, especially after I’ve revealed that I collect books on the Arthurian legend? It means that I love history. I absorb it. All … More Mitzi Monday in which our Mitzi reveals a bit more of her history nerdiness
Originally posted on Suzie Tullett:
When USA Today best selling author, Lois Winston, came up with a brilliant idea for a different kind of collaboration I jumped at the chance to take part. Her idea – to bring together a bunch of authors, have us share one of our favourite dessert recipes, along with some sage advice on both love and writing… and…
Today I give you this website on odd historical facts. If one small thing had been changed, would history be different…would the world be different? http://www.viralnova.com/incredible-coincidences/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=aweber v From Lee Harvey Oswald to Edwin Booth (not John Wilkes), historical happenings could make a great “brain worm” for a writer. This is the problem for a writer … More Freaky Friday – History may be stranger than fiction
First a confession about the art class. I didn’t stay for the entire class. The class was not for beginners as it had been listed and I had no idea what to bring. I found it disjointed and unorganized. I got a refund. That doesn’t mean I won’t paint. I will. I just may not take … More Writer Wednesday – What I Know