Where have all the novels gone?

As some of y’all know, I just had a birthday, one of those big ending-in-0 ones. And the universe just gave me a huge gift – I’m getting the rights to my backlist back! How did this happen? It’s a somewhat convoluted story. About a year ago, just as I was about to head to … Continue reading Where have all the novels gone?

Character on the Couch: Sybil Ingram

Today I’m thrilled to have Amanda Dewees and her heroine Sybil Ingram visiting my couch. It’s rare that when I read the first book in a series, I go straight to the second one, but I had to in this case. Sybil’s first book, Nocturne for a Widow, had the best combination of mystery and … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Sybil Ingram

Characters on the Couch: Gail Carriger’s Imogene and Genevieve

Please join me in a collective squee as I welcome international bestselling author Gail Carriger and her two main characters from her most recent release to the couch. I am seriously fangirling here because Ms. Carriger’s first Parasol Protectorate novel Soulless is what sparked (pun intended) my interest in the steampunk genre. It was a … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Gail Carriger’s Imogene and Genevieve

Happy Howl-oween! Welcome to the Snarkology blog hop

I’m thrilled to once again be part of this fantastic blog hop, where each blog has its own prize, and then there are grand prizes including two $100 gift cards and two $50 gift cards. Click on the graphic above or link below for the landing page for the hop. Follow the blog hop for … Continue reading Happy Howl-oween! Welcome to the Snarkology blog hop

Character on the Couch: Sherrie Lea Morgan’s Meghan Nightshade

Just three weeks til A Wicked Halloween releases! Meet Meghan Nightshade, a solitary witch with parent issues.

Just three weeks til A Wicked Halloween releases! Meet Meghan Nightshade, a solitary witch with parent issues.

Characters on the Couch: C.E. Black’s Kassandra Darkmorré

She watches, knowing the outcome of the lives around her... Another Character on the Couch, this time with a sexy vampire.

She watches, knowing the outcome of the lives around her… Another Character on the Couch, this time with a sexy vampire.

Random Reading – Genre-bending suspense

I have a problem. I know too many authors, which means it’s hard for me to keep up with their books. So, apologies to Sally Kilpatrick and Susan Crawford for the delay in my reading and/or reviewing your new releases. Besides being written by authors I admire both personally and professionally, these two books have … Continue reading Random Reading – Genre-bending suspense

Procrastination talk references

Thank you so much, those of you came to see me talk about procrastination at the Southern Magic meeting! As promised, here are the links to the articles and books I used for the talk: Atlantic article:  Why Writers Are the Worst Procrastinators:  The psychological origins of waiting to work by Megan McCardle 2/12/2014 New York … Continue reading Procrastination talk references