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

Book Review from the Pen of Mae Clair: Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine @teagangeneviene —

Friday, July 24, 2020 I’m terribly late to the party.  I only just found this review by Mae Clair of “Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine.”  That she read it this summer is proof that it’s not just a Valentine’s tale.  Mae took my breath away when she said, “the descriptions dazzle like a kaleidoscope … More Book Review from the Pen of Mae Clair: Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine @teagangeneviene —

Review by Teri Polen, Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine! #bookreview #steampunk — Books and Such

Thursday, May 28, 2020 I’m tickled pink to learn about this wonderful review of my steampunk novelette.  Put your feet up and enjoy a whimsical break with this quick, lighthearted story. There’s some romance, and a lot of silliness. It’s a steampunk/Victorian setting. You might call it a long-short story or a novelette. This is … More Review by Teri Polen, Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine! #bookreview #steampunk — Books and Such

#Bookreview – Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine: A steampunk novella by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Robbie’s inspiration

Yes, I meant to take a break this weekend. However, when Chris Graham told me there was a new review of Fiona Finch & the Pink Valentine, I had to come back.  Robbie Cheadle’s review tickled me pink!  Oops, I think I deleted the link. Please click here. I’m afraid to commit to next weekend, … More #Bookreview – Fiona Finch and the Pink Valentine: A steampunk novella by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Robbie’s inspiration

Happy Valentine’s Day (Early)

Thursday, February 13, 2020 Happy Valentine’s Day! Yes, that’s little early, but I won’t be here tomorrow. Yes, my chuckaboos, I’m back again.  I had so much fun creating this novelette, that I just can’t help sharing it again.  There’s a nice long snippet from the beginning last week. So I’m only sharing a tiny … More Happy Valentine’s Day (Early)

Hidebound #Valentine — #NewBook

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Yes, it’s finally Hump Day, my chuckaboos! There are two reasons why I’m posting on two consecutive days.  One, for those of you who would only find me on Wednesdays, I had to share this fun.  Two, if you were disappointed yesterday that there was no paperback, well Amazon finally got … More Hidebound #Valentine — #NewBook

#NewBook! #Valentine

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Don’t look at your calendar, my chuckaboos. You’re right, this is not Wednesday.  I couldn’t wait to let you know that I have a new novelette.  With your encouragement, I finished the story I told you about last week!  I even made a video trailer for this whimsical steampunk-Victorian tale. People … More #NewBook! #Valentine

Wednesday Writing — Valentine Pondering

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 The second month of the year has already begun.  I feel like I completely missed Christmas and New Years… and the whole month of January for that matter.  I guess a long collie shangle with the “everything flu” will do that to you. It tore me down physically and emotionally. Despite the … More Wednesday Writing — Valentine Pondering

A Valentine from Atonement, Tennessee 2017

For once I thought about doing a Valentine’s story before the last minute.  It’s a good thing too, because I stumped myself.  I wanted to use characters from Atonement, Tennessee, and bring back one from a past Valentine from Atonement, Tennessee as well.  However, connecting that part to another Atonement character presented quite a problem.  … More A Valentine from Atonement, Tennessee 2017

A Tricky Little Valentine

Hello everyone.  Thanks for coming back.  During the past four weeks we’ve all been playing with my mini-series on the five senses.  However, since Valentine’s Day is this weekend I decided to write a short story for the occasion.  Next weekend I’ll be back with the fifth and final part of the mini-series. If you … More A Tricky Little Valentine

Valentine’s Day in Atonement, Tennessee

Happy Valentine’s Day my friends! I wish there had been time to write a new short story as my Valentine to all of you… But I’m going to re-Press the one I wrote last year. At least it will be new to some of you. What is new is the video I made for it. … More Valentine’s Day in Atonement, Tennessee

Your Valentine from Atonement, Tennessee

I thought it would be fun to post a Valentine for all of you — in the form of a short story.  I admit the idea of writing a story for everyone came to me a bit late, so I knew I’d have to scramble to get it finished in time, especially since I wanted to … More Your Valentine from Atonement, Tennessee

A Valentine for You: Chocolate with Death

To all of you Valentines… I wrote and shared this short-short story back in 2006.  The basic idea had kicked around in my brain for two years, but I couldn’t make it come together.  Then came Valentine’s Day.  I had moved across the country and wished I had some kind of Valentine to send to … More A Valentine for You: Chocolate with Death

The Delta Pearl 64 — Remember

Saturday, February 13, 2021 Happy Valentine’s Day! With the Victorians, terms of endearment flowed freely.  A dear friend was a chuckaboo — and that’s what all of you are to me.  Valentine’s Day can be traced to ancient Rome, but it was the Victorians who originally put a romantic spin on the holiday. Some people love … More The Delta Pearl 64 — Remember

Wednesday Writing — Cat Seeds

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Yes, that’s another of my Designed & Ready Book Covers.   I held back on using it for myself because I wanted to show it as an example of my portfolio. However, it did inspire a short-short story.  I’m sharing that today as an early Valentine from me to all of you. … More Wednesday Writing — Cat Seeds

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

The Delta Pearl 62 — Stagger

Saturday, January 30, 2021  Welcome back, my chuckaboos!  The #steampunk riverboat is back.  For new readers, or those who may have missed it, “chuckaboo” was Victorian Era slang for dear friend. So, everyone who follows this serial is my chuckaboo. For past episodes, either click the back arrow at the bottom of the post, or … More The Delta Pearl 62 — Stagger

Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal & Vote

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Welcome to my sanctuary, and happy hump day.  It’s time for a vote — but a fun one.  We’re not voting on the book cover though. I’m getting ahead of myself. First things first.  Drumroll… Cover Reveal It’s not a book, not exactly.  It’s not a blog serial.  However, it is coming … More Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal & Vote

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

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

The Delta Pearl is on the Way

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Stay tuned my chuckaboos!  A new episode of the steampunk serial, The Delta Pearl, will be here this weekend. Meanwhile, international treasure of the blogging community, Sally G. Cronin, gave a shout-out that includes a review by Teri Polen of my novelette, Fiona Finch & the Pink Valentine.  Wishing you an easy coast … More The Delta Pearl is on the Way

Wednesday Writing — or Procrastination?

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Here we are at another halfway point, another hump day.  I’m only halfway on one particular thing because of one evil villain — Procrastination.  Or at least I’ve begun to think that is what’s to blame.  I go round like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel… … More Wednesday Writing — or Procrastination?

Wednesday Writing — #Review Speak Flapper, and more

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Yesterday, Marcia Meara shared a review of my non-fiction book “Speak Flapper – Slang of the 1920s.”   I was both thrilled and humbled to have this wonderful review from Fiza Pathan. I hope you’ll check out her blog, The Insane Owl. It’s Tuesday again, folks, and time to welcome our … More Wednesday Writing — #Review Speak Flapper, and more

The Delta Pearl 24 — Walk

Saturday, February 15, 2020 Hello, my chuckaboos!  I hope everyone had a wonderful week and a lovely Valentine’s Day too.  Romance aside, it makes a good excuse to show gratitude for our friends. I was beginning to wonder if I’d make it to the riverbank today, but I did, and the #steampunk riverboat is here!  … More The Delta Pearl 24 — Walk

New from Teri Polen — Subject A36 Release Day! #YA #scifi #NewRelease #dystopian

Happy Valentine’s Day, one and all!  I didn’t plan to be here today, but I wanted to drop in at least long enough to share about this book from Teri Polen. I’ve been eagerly following her progress toward publishing it. Comments are closed here, because I want you to visit Teri at her great blog. … More New from Teri Polen — Subject A36 Release Day! #YA #scifi #NewRelease #dystopian

The Delta Pearl 23 — Bruise

Saturday, February 8, 2020 Hello, my chuckaboos!  Welcome back to the #steampunk riverboat.  Many of you know that I’m way down in the desert southwest of the USA.  I’m not in the mountains, but it is still a high altitude.  We got snow this week.  I promised a couple of you a picture of “cactus … More The Delta Pearl 23 — Bruise

The Delta Pearl, 8 — Think

Saturday, September 28, 2019 Note: This post was meant to publish on the above date.  However, between WordPress finikyness and the absurdly shoddy Internet service I get from TDS Telecom… well, it was doomed. Hello, my chuckaboos!  Thanks for coming back to the #steampunk riverboat, after the detour for my book launch of A Ghost in … More The Delta Pearl, 8 — Think

Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 30

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Happy Valentine’s Day, my chuckaboos! I know this image is not from the right era, but the dashing man looking all afternoonified, made me think of something Cornelis might do.  I think Valentine’s Day around him would be positively naty narking. Back in 2015, Christoph Fischer sent the “things” for this chapter.  Christoph … More Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 30

Atonement Ganesha

Saturday, February 9, 2018 Diana Wallace Peach started a  monthly feature at her blog, Myths of the Mirror.  I caved into the temptation to play along. Click the link to learn more.  Each month, Diana issues an image as a prompt. This time, my response is a twofer! My first response is my alteration of … More Atonement Ganesha

Happy Year of the Pig, and a Bloomin’ Character Interview

Saturday, February 2, 2019 Happy Chinese New Year, everyone!  Yes, I realize I’m a little early.  However, Atonement, TN’s porcine residents, Deme and Honeybell heard it is going to be the Year of the Pig.  Those two glowing gals wouldn’t leave me alone until they got their own special post.  Straightlaced Saturday will return next week … More Happy Year of the Pig, and a Bloomin’ Character Interview

A Bloomin’ Barn

Saturday, December 8, 2018 When I was ready to publish Atonement in Bloom, blogger extraordinaire Dan Antion did the first ever (as far as we know) fictional Thursday Doors post.  He used doors and buildings from his part of the country that made him think of my quirky fantasy town in Tennessee.  Recently, with the photos Dan … More A Bloomin’ Barn

What If I Take a Break…

Saturday October 27, 2018 My heartfelt thanks to everyone who got on the party bus for the launch of Atonement in Bloom.  I can’t describe how much I appreciate everyone who shared and contributed to the launch. Deme and Honeybell are still in a party mood I don’t seem to know how to really take a … More What If I Take a Break…

Matchmaking Pigs in Atonement, Tennessee

Saturday, August 25, 2018 Deme and Honeybell, the otherworldly glowing pigs of Atonement, Tennessee had so much fun visiting with you recently that they talked me into letting them have the spotlight again today.  Yes, it’s another snort story. If you’ve been following me for awhile, please forgive me for another rerun.  The past couple of work-months have … More Matchmaking Pigs in Atonement, Tennessee

Jazz Age Wednesdays 23 ― Pip Meets Tiny (Part 2)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays here at Teagan’s Books.  Last time I posted part-1 of a story that resulted from a collaboration with Fiction Favorites* author John W. Howell*.  John did one of his terrific lists of Ten Things Not to Do, and I wrote a story.  You can read part-1 here*.  I … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 23 ― Pip Meets Tiny (Part 2)

Jazz Age Wednesdays 22 ― Pip Meets Tiny (Part 1)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Happy Valentine’s Day Happy Valentine’s Day from Jazz Age Wednesdays here at Teagan’s Books!  Awhile back I was lucky enough to do a collaboration with Fiction Favorites* author John W. Howell*.  He did one of his outrageous lists of “Ten Things Not to Do” and that took me to my short story, In the … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 22 ― Pip Meets Tiny (Part 1)

Jazz Age Wednesdays 21 ― February Pondering

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Hi there, Sheiks and Shebas.  It’s darb to see you back at Jazz Age Wednesdays.  It feels like it’s been a long cold winter to me… and it’s only February.   Teagan’s Pondering   The research geek in me wanted to know how different I might have felt if I lived in the … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 21 ― February Pondering

Get Caught Reading — The Sign of the Ape 2 (2016 Rerun)

#GetCaughtReadingMonth Hello everyone.  As you may have noticed I’m rerunning last year’s mini-series.  It’s about the escapades of our intrepid band of bloggers and their pets.  That was how I participated in Get Caught Reading Month.  After May I’ll get back to my usual posting schedule. This when I’m not working at my “real” job, … More Get Caught Reading — The Sign of the Ape 2 (2016 Rerun)

When Glowing Pigs Fly!

Did you know that March 1st is National Pig Day (U.S.A.)?  I didn’t until Madelyn Griffith-Haynie told me. Meanwhile, author and translator Olga Núñez Miret told me that she’s becoming quite fond of piglets, due in part to the “glowing otherworldly pigs” of Atonement, Tennessee. (Just a couple of Olga’s books. Click here for Amazon … More When Glowing Pigs Fly!

Mini-Series — The Senses — Taste

Hearing, Sight, Smell, Taste, Touch Welcome back to my mini-series on the five senses.  Last weekend I interrupted this series by posting a Valentine’s story.  The previous installment of this series was about the sense of smell, and I was glad everyone came out to sniff around! (Okay… I’ll try to control myself with the play … More Mini-Series — The Senses — Taste

What If — Features from Atonement, TN

What Would Happen If There Was a Character Like… Welcome back to Atonement, TN everyone.  Come on out to play! Are you ready for a little game? It doesn’t require a special arena, equipment, or athletic ability — and it doesn’t cost a cent. How My Writing Process Begins a New Story Have you ever … More What If — Features from Atonement, TN

My “Sexy” Saturday

I’ve been a busy blogger this extended-weekend. This post was a bit of something extra I suddenly decided to do. I’ve been feeling a tad guilty over just “re-winding” the first serial for you…  And then… Everything happened at once. There was no plan for me to re-blog that lovely post from Randstein, but how … More My “Sexy” Saturday

Three Ingredients II – 8: Lettuce, Shrimp, Hot Peppers

The other day I sent Pip to give everyone a “heads-up” that I wasn’t sure I could do this weekend’s episode… due to the unfortunate combination of my clumsiness and lots of stairs inside and particularly (the culprits in my misadventure) outside my home… The story nagged at me though, so I’ll try to provide … More Three Ingredients II – 8: Lettuce, Shrimp, Hot Peppers

Three Ingredients II – 7: Baby Bok Choy, Barbecue Sauce, Aluminum Foil

Isn’t it just the berries when with no planning at all, things just come together? Everything about our 1920’s serial is unplanned “panster” fun — even the timing of when you all send ingredients.  So I was tickled when I learned that the next set of ingredients coincided with something important for the reader who is featured … More Three Ingredients II – 7: Baby Bok Choy, Barbecue Sauce, Aluminum Foil