Inspiration on My Left — Dan Antion at the No Facilities Virtual Bar

Sunday, May 9, 2021 Inspiration is a two way street.  Thanks to fellow writer and blogger, Dan Antion for keeping me encouraged and inspired.Click the link at the bottom of this post to join the fun at his fictional bar.  Comments are closed here. Cheers! It’s good to no longer have to worry about the … More Inspiration on My Left — Dan Antion at the No Facilities Virtual Bar

Stay Tuned

Saturday, May 8, 2021 Hello, my chuckaboos.  Thanks for coming to the river.  It’s good to see you, but I just didn’t have the energy to make a Delta Pearl post for today.  Everything is fine, but the past seven days have been overflowing with… stuff.  One good thing was that I was able to … More Stay Tuned

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — Giveaway Winners

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Hello again, everyone.  The deadline for giveaway entries passed at 5 PM.  Random number generators make this so easy that I’m announcing the winners tonight.  Remember this includes entries from a Facebook post I did yesterday before the geeky-gishy-giddyness of the number 5 took hold of me.  I will reach out … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — Giveaway Winners

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — and a Giveaway!

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Hello, everyone. Welcome to a celebration of synchronicity!  It’s May 5th, and today I announce the fifth Journey of “Dead of Winter.”  No I did not plan this in advance.  Update! The paperback is now available too. Universal link: relinks.me/B0942KC471 When I realized the timing, I got all geeky-gishy-giddy. … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 5, Llyn Pistyll Falls — and a Giveaway!

The Delta Pearl 72 — Hide. Plus a DoW-5 Cover Reveal

Saturday, May 1, 2021 Happy May Day.  Sorry for the delay — there was a WordPress scheduling error. Thank you for coming back to the river, my chuckaboos!  This post is a bit of a hodgepodge. There’s a featured image from my Designed & Ready Book Covers service.  Plus I’m finishing up Dead of Winter: … More The Delta Pearl 72 — Hide. Plus a DoW-5 Cover Reveal

Tuesday Treasure — Poetry Treasures, an anthology from Robbie and Kaye

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Announcing a gem of an anthology, collected by Roberta Eaton Cheadle and Kaye Lynne Booth.  If you love poetry, then don’t miss this one.  Click on through to learn more. There’s also a delightful reading from Robbie.  Did you know Robbie has a YouTube channel with all her video readings?  (And … More Tuesday Treasure — Poetry Treasures, an anthology from Robbie and Kaye

ANNOUNCING — Dead of Winter: Journey 4, The Old Road

Wednesday, April 14, 2021  The April Journey is finally here! Dead of Winter: Journey 4, The Old Road I never intended to do much writing when I decided to convert this epic novel into an Amazon serial of monthly novelettes.  It was already plenty long.  However, this Journey gave me the chance to tell part … More ANNOUNCING — Dead of Winter: Journey 4, The Old Road

Pictures and Research

Saturday, April 10, 2021   Hello, my chuckaboos!  I was not able to make it to the river today for The Delta Pearl.  At least Émeraude wasn’t still literally hanging when we left her last time.  My author-head is deep in the Emlyn-verse of Dead of Winter.  Recently, Pat at eQuips blog shared an interview.  Her … More Pictures and Research

Wednesday Writing — “Dead of Winter” Conversation at Tea Toast & Trivia

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 I love creating characters of all sorts for my stories. If there is an aspect of writing that I enjoy more, it would be world building.  The world of Dead of Winter is perhaps the most interesting of my many worlds.  I’m visiting the amazing Rebecca Budd to chat about that.  … More Wednesday Writing — “Dead of Winter” Conversation at Tea Toast & Trivia

Wednesday Writing — When Editing Becomes Writing & Cover Reveal

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Yes twice…Sorry… I didn’t know comments were turned off. That’s fixed now. Really… this time I think they’re enabled.   Did somebody change this day to Monday? Happy hump day.  It’s almost April Fools’ Day, but I’m not foolin’ around.  I’m hard at work getting Dead of Winter: Journey 4, The Old Road … More Wednesday Writing — When Editing Becomes Writing & Cover Reveal

ANNOUNCING Dead of Winter: Journey 3, The Fever Field, and #Bookreview of Journey 2, Penllyn from Roberta Cheadle

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 You know what they say about “the best laid plans of mice and (wo)men…”  I wanted to announce “Dead of Winter: Journey 3, The Fever Field” and schedule the post for my usual Wednesday slot at midnight Eastern Time.  Unfortunately, my life has been ruled by Murphy’s Law this week, and … More ANNOUNCING Dead of Winter: Journey 3, The Fever Field, and #Bookreview of Journey 2, Penllyn from Roberta Cheadle

Wednesday Writing — Question & Answer Party

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Hello, everyone. Happy hump day.  My serial approach in publishing Dead of Winter in novelette-sized monthly installments is rather unusual.  It will take months for some story elements to be fully revealed.  I realize it’s hard to be patient.  So, I thought it might be fun to have a sort of … More Wednesday Writing — Question & Answer Party

The Delta Pearl 63 — Whistle

Saturday, February 6, 2021 But first, for those who aren’t here on Wednesdays… Announcing Dead of Winter: Journey 2, Penllyn At the beginning of 2021, I started monthly, serialized novelettes of an epic fantasy, “Dead of Winter.”  Journey 1, Forlorn Peak was released then.  This week I published, Journey 2, Penllyn.  For that announcement click here. (Description … More The Delta Pearl 63 — Whistle

Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 2, Penllyn

Wednesday, February 3, 2021  February is here & so is the 2nd monthly installment Dead of Winter: Journey 2, Penllyn January 2021 actually began one good thing — monthly, serialized novelettes of an epic fantasy, “Dead of Winter.”  Journey 1, Forlorn Peak was released a month ago. I actually wrote Dead of Winter ten years … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 2, Penllyn

Thursday Doors, with Olga Núñez Miret & John W. Howell

Thursday, January 21, 2021  I was so excited to read the review that author and translator, Olga Núñez Miret wrote for Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak that I had to share it.  I’ve sent the limo above to pick up Olga and some other guests. In her review , Olga mentions that Dead of … More Thursday Doors, with Olga Núñez Miret & John W. Howell

First Journey Doors at No Facilities & Delta Pearl Intervention

Saturday, January 16, 2021 Softly, scratch, scratch, scratch… … … Scratch, scratch, scratch. Did I hear something at the door?  I’ll take a look.  Oh?  A beautiful clockwork butterfly, set with yellow-green gems.  Peridot! The last time I saw you, the Dealer’s cat had just spat you onto the Delta Pearl’s carpet. You’re fluttering smoothly … More First Journey Doors at No Facilities & Delta Pearl Intervention

Thursday Doors within Doors — Visiting Dan Antion, Robbie Cheadle, Teri Polen, & Mark Bierman

Thursday, January 14, 2021  You aren’t mistaken — this is an extra post from me this week.  Everyone has been so gracious and generous  with my book launch for Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak that I’m bursting with gratitude… and blog posts.  Thursday Doors Thursday Doors is now hosted by Dan Antion.  Today … More Thursday Doors within Doors — Visiting Dan Antion, Robbie Cheadle, Teri Polen, & Mark Bierman

Wednesday Writing & Thursday Doors to the West

Wednesday, January 13, 2021  I’ve been combining Wednesdays and Thursdays so that I can participate in the Thursday Doors posts, hosted by Dan Antion.  To my surprised delight, the book launch for Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak is still going.  So I’m sharing extra posts, in support of those who are helping me.) … More Wednesday Writing & Thursday Doors to the West

Wednesday Writing & Thursday Doors — Visiting with D. Wallace Peach

Wednesday, January 6, 2021  Hodgepodge!  Hodgepodge might be a good title for this post, because there’s so much I want to share! I’ve started combining Wednesdays and Thursdays so that I can participate in the Thursday Doors posts, hosted by Dan Antion, and still keep my normal blog schedule.  (Granted, during a book launch I’m … More Wednesday Writing & Thursday Doors — Visiting with D. Wallace Peach

New Release: Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak #BookReview at Books & Bonsai Anita Dawes & Jaye Marie

It’s a marvelous Monday and a sensational way to begin my 2021.  “Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak” has a new review!   I hope you’ll click over and visit Jaye Marie and Anita at their blog.  Click here for my launch post.Hugs on the wing! Dead of Winter takes place in a fantasy world … More New Release: Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak #BookReview at Books & Bonsai Anita Dawes & Jaye Marie

New Series Launch — Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak

Saturday, January 2, 2021  (All new video trailer for Journey-1) Happy New Year, one and all!  For weeks I’ve been giving hints and making little shout-outs for a new serial/series, but uncertain of when I would be ready.  The day is finally here.  Presenting Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak! Dead of Winter will be … More New Series Launch — Dead of Winter: Journey 1, Forlorn Peak

Wednesday Writing — Book Cover Designs

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Announcing a new page at Teagan’s Books… Ríordáin Book Cover Designs You are not mistaken — the title and author name are missing from the cover above.  For several months, I’ve been creating a collection of book cover designs.  I’ve finally gotten up the nerve to offer them. Designed and ready, … More Wednesday Writing — Book Cover Designs

Wednesday Writing — Perception & Old Friends, Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Fly your imagination to new heights! Perception is a strange beast.  We all see things through our own “filters,” which means they probably look different to us than they appear to the rest of the world.  My perception of holidays is different because of my unique situation. While Thistledown — Midsummer … More Wednesday Writing — Perception & Old Friends, Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam

Giving Thanks

Saturday, November 28, 2020  Hello, my chuckaboos!  Even if you don’t live in the country that is my home, most of you know that Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in the USA this week.  No matter what the holiday, my personal way of commemorating it is simple — even humble. Even though the day of celebration … More Giving Thanks

Wednesday Writing — Hullaba Lulu visits Tea Toast & Trivia

Wednesday, November 17, 2020 My National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) efforts are floundering on the rocks of Apathy Shore.  So, I was delighted when Rebecca Budd invited me to take a break for tea and talk about my dieselpunk novella, Hullaba Lulu.   Rebecca wanted to do an online version of a bookstore-type author reading. I chose … More Wednesday Writing — Hullaba Lulu visits Tea Toast & Trivia

Sunday’s Sound of Coffee Grinding — Off Center & Not Even

Monday, November 16, 2020 Several weeks ago, the multi-talented Tim Price invited me to be part of some truly whimsical fun.  Cats were involved, so I was all in. Warning/Disclaimer — there’s a musical ahead, and I’m in it. Brace yourself. You’ll hear me caterwauling.  Time went by, and yesterday Tim turned our zaniness into … More Sunday’s Sound of Coffee Grinding — Off Center & Not Even

Wednesday Writing — New Book by Valentina Cirasola

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Welcome to my sanctuary, and happy hump day.  It’s with pleasure that I bring you Design Nature for a Colorful Home, a new book by Valentina Cirasola.  She’s an interesting and talented person, so I hope you’ll also check out her blog. Here’s the Blurb “Nature always wears the colors of … More Wednesday Writing — New Book by Valentina Cirasola

New from D Wallace Peach, Lords of Chaos — Myths of the Mirror

Friday, November 6, 2020My favorite fantasy author, Diana Wallace Peach, has released the third volume of her new series.  If you think you don’t like fantasy novels, you may well find you were mistaken.  Click over and see for yourself.  Comments are closed here. I’ll see you at the riverbank tomorrow, my chuckaboos! When I … More New from D Wallace Peach, Lords of Chaos — Myths of the Mirror

Wednesday Writing — Winter’s Nightmare or Why It Took 10 Years

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Welcome to my nightmare… I mean sanctuary!  Today I invite you in, for some nightmarish thoughts. That sounds like a contradiction (sanctuary and nightmare), but after all, it’s October and Halloween is near.  My nightmare worked out.  Eventually.  Or maybe I should stretch that out, e-v-v-v-e-n-t-u-u-u-a-a-l-l-y.  Because it took a long … More Wednesday Writing — Winter’s Nightmare or Why It Took 10 Years

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Author Updates #Reviews #DieselPunk Teagan Riordain Geneviene — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Wow… 20 20 20 and the Roaring Twenties.  Treasure of the blogging community, Sally Cronin blogged several new books, including “Hullaba Lulu” along with Robbie Cheadle‘s marvelous review.  In case you missed the last stop on Lulu’s launch tour, I was at Teri Polen’s Bad Moon Rising event.  Click over and … More Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore Author Updates #Reviews #DieselPunk Teagan Riordain Geneviene — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

#BadMoonRising Hullaba Lulu: A Dieselpunk Adventure by Teagan Riordain Geneviene #steampunk #historicalfantasy — Books and Such

Monday, October 19, 2020Today I’m at Teri Polen’s terrific October festival, Bad Moon Rising.  I made this the last stop for the dieselpunk train promoting the release of “Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure.”   I didn’t set out to do a huge launch, but I wouldn’t turn down anyone who volunteered.  (Still, compared to others it wasn’t … More #BadMoonRising Hullaba Lulu: A Dieselpunk Adventure by Teagan Riordain Geneviene #steampunk #historicalfantasy — Books and Such

Hullaba Lulu Book Launch at Valentina Expressions

Monday, October 12, 2020The colorful Valentina Cirasola is hosting me for the launch of Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure.  Click over and learn her own personal story about one of the “real world things.” Comments are closed here. Today I am hosting my talented Friend and Author Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene who is launching a new … More Hullaba Lulu Book Launch at Valentina Expressions

D Wallace Peach hosts Hullaba Lulu at Myths of the Mirror

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Today I’m in Oregon with the Empress of Fantasy, Diana Wallace Peach.  (Yes, Diana. I really did have to give you that title.  How could I resist?) Diana has taken time out from her own book launch to let me visit her blog with my novella Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure. … More D Wallace Peach hosts Hullaba Lulu at Myths of the Mirror

Hullaba Launch! With Olga Núñez Miret

Wednesday, September 30, 2020  Since I’ve been reblogging the other stops of the launch tour for “Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure,” I didn’t want to leave out Olga Núñez Miret and the marvelous introduction she did at her blog.  The trouble was, WordPress.org (her platform) and WordPress.com (this one) don’t seem to get along very well.  … More Hullaba Launch! With Olga Núñez Miret

New Hullaba Lulu Party with Miriam Hurdle — Bubble Gum

Monday, October 5, 2020Today I’m visiting the marvelous Miriam Hurdle. We’re talking about bubble gum, one of the real-world things in Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure.  Comments are closed here, because I hope you’ll click over and get to know Miriam. I’m delighted to have Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene on my blog to celebrate her new book … More New Hullaba Lulu Party with Miriam Hurdle — Bubble Gum

Hullaba Lulu Party —Puttin’ On the Ritz at No Facilities

Sunday, October 4, 2020 Happy October, my chuckaboos!  Today I’m at a pos-i-lutely ritzy party Dan Antion is giving for Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure.  Click over and join the fun!  Also here’s the fab review Robbie Cheadle posted at Amazon! 5.0 out of 5 stars A fabulous and worthwhile read Reviewed in the United States on … More Hullaba Lulu Party —Puttin’ On the Ritz at No Facilities

The Delta Pearl 50 — Discover

Saturday, October 3, 2020  Welcome to the garden party, my chuckaboos!  I’m glad you are here.  Heartfelt thanks to everyone who visited, hosted (so far), and supported the launch of Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure this week. I’ll be visiting other blogs throughout the coming week.  You’re all pos-i-lutely swell.    Wow, it’s already October.  Another … More The Delta Pearl 50 — Discover

Robbie Cheadle Reviewed “Hullaba Lulu” — book launch at Robbie’s inspiration

Friday, October 2, 2020 Lulu is from New York. She was disappointed when Valentino’s dieselpunk train took the gang to Atlantic City, rather than some faraway place of which she’d only dreamed. Cheer up, Lulu! Today we are in South Africa with the multi-talented Robbie Cheadle​! Robbie included a breathtaking review of Hullaba Lulu with … More Robbie Cheadle Reviewed “Hullaba Lulu” — book launch at Robbie’s inspiration

Resa Reviews Fiona Finch & the Pink Valentine — Graffiti Lux Art & More

Thursday, October 1, 2020 Happy October one and all. Yes you’re at Teagan’s Books, and this is only Thursday. However, I couldn’t resist sharing this post. I am pos-i-lutely in the pink! The multi-talented Resa McConaghy has done, not just a beautiful review, but an entire post (featuring her wonderful street mural photos) in honor … More Resa Reviews Fiona Finch & the Pink Valentine — Graffiti Lux Art & More

Season 2 Episode 49: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene on Writing Steampunk — Tea Toast & Trivia

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Lulu is getting a lot of attention this week. It just wouldn’t be fair to leave out Fiona Finch. The wonderful Rebecca Budd is hosting me at her blog. Click over and listen to our conversation. Get to know Rebecca and her positivity. Comments are closed here. Welcome to Tea, Toast … More Season 2 Episode 49: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene on Writing Steampunk — Tea Toast & Trivia

The Delta Pearl — Dry dock due to bad Internet

Saturday, September 19, 2020   Apologies, my chuckaboos. As you’ve gathered, The Delta Pearl is not here today.  I’m worried about many of you because of the terrible fires, particularly the ones along the Pacific coast states and provinces. Also, for everyone, I pray that each of you are safe, well, and happy, no matter where … More The Delta Pearl — Dry dock due to bad Internet

Wednesday Writing — 2 Book Launches!

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 We rise by lifting others… Robert Ingersoll Happy September!  Welcome to my sanctuary, one and all.  There’s a lot of good reading coming your way this autumn.  Today I’m celebrating two marvelous authors — Diana (D. Wallace Peach) and Sarah (S. R. Mallery).  These are two very different books, yet both are wonderful. … More Wednesday Writing — 2 Book Launches!

I’m not here

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 I’m just saying hello, from my phone. My “service” TDS Telecom Internet has been mostly down. I wasn’t able to do a post. Hopefully I will be able to post an episode of The Delta Pearl for this weekend. Be well, be happy, Teagan

Wednesday Writing — The Punk of Punk

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Happy Hump Day, Everyone.  Thanks for visiting my sanctuary. This is  my safe haven where we can relax in the comfort and encouragement of each other’s presence — free of bullies and passive aggressive princesses.  Although, I’m allowing certain “punks.”  That’s my prerogative as proprietress and bouncer. I wrote the first … More Wednesday Writing — The Punk of Punk

Wednesday Writing — This Is The Sign You’ve Been Looking For

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 I tried to think of a post that would be positive for everyone.  I came up dry.  Then I thought I’d share an image prompt and challenge you to get going with whatever creation you want, inspired by the prompt. But what? I went to Unsplash.com and searched for a “random” … More Wednesday Writing — This Is The Sign You’ve Been Looking For