Name the Kitten

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 I wasn’t going to do a midweek post.  However, yesterday, I started playing with something on Facebook.  When several people came out to play along, I decided to continue the game here.  A strange little kitten (unexpected by me) poked his nose into my novel in progress.  On a whim, I … More Name the Kitten

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

Review of A Ghost In The Kitchen, Three Ingredients – 2, by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Mark Bierman

April 3, 2020 You know it’s unusual for me to do more than two posts in a week.  However, when I learned the amazing Mark Bierman had posted a review for A Ghost in the Kitchen – Three Ingredients II, I had to share.  I think Granny Phanny just did a back-flip.  I hope you’ll visit … More Review of A Ghost In The Kitchen, Three Ingredients – 2, by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Mark Bierman

New Delta Pearl this weekend!

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Hello my chuckaboos! I’m just dropping in long enough to tell you that The Delta Pearl is on her way to the docks.  I have a new chapter ready for this weekend. Also, Amethyst, the clockwork spider, is back!  We’ll be waiting for you at the riverboat dock.

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

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

Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves #Non-Fiction – Speak Flapper: Slang of the 1920s by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

My latest book, Speak Flapper, Slang of the 1920s has made it to Sally Cronin’s Café & Bookstore. Comments are closed here.  Click over and visit Sally and her extraordinary bookstore. A change of genre for Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene with her new non-fiction guide to the 1920s. Speak Flapper with a wonderful cover. About the book … More Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves #Non-Fiction – Speak Flapper: Slang of the 1920s by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Delta Pearl Delay

Saturday, January 11, 2020 Happy weekend, my chuckaboos!  You must be tired of hearing me complain — I’ve had “the everything flu” for two weeks.  I’m finally doing better, although sinus and tummy issues are still trying to hang on.  Anyhow, after two weeks of it, I’m purely exhausted and couldn’t get a chapter of  … More Delta Pearl Delay

What Have We Here? — No Facilities Meets Thistledown

Happy weekend and happy holidays, my chuckaboos!  Between the launch work of the past two weeks (prep and actual launch) for Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam, I was working hard.  Now, I’m blessed to have a friend offer to do some handyman-type work around my house — things I’m not able to do.  Now that’s a great … More What Have We Here? — No Facilities Meets Thistledown

Spotlight: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Valentina Expressions

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Update:  Hello all.  I just wanted to let you know — heartfelt thanks to everyone who left comments at Valentina’s blog.  I’ve been leaving replies, but they disappeared.  So I’m updating here, to say that I appreciate you, even though you may not see the comments. Valentina Cirasola has honored me … More Spotlight: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Valentina Expressions

Let’s Travel In The Cosmos Of Colors, Book Launch | Valentina Cirasola | Interior Designer — Valentina Expressions

  Designer and author, Valentina Cirasola, shares my own thirst for colors.  Click over and enjoy the launch of her book, “Red — A Voyage Into Colors.” I am happy to announce the release of the Second Edition of the book ©RED – A Voyage Into Colors, a book on colors I published for the … More Let’s Travel In The Cosmos Of Colors, Book Launch | Valentina Cirasola | Interior Designer — Valentina Expressions

October’s Featured Blogger: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Art by Rob Goldstein

I’m visiting my favorite artist!  Thanks to Rob Goldstein for hosting me at his art studio.  I appreciate everyone who has visited his post.  If you haven’t already, click over and say hello. Update: I’m not sure why the trailer video for Brother Love didn’t work in this reblog, but here it is. On a … More October’s Featured Blogger: Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene — Art by Rob Goldstein

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – Brother Love (A Crossroad) by Teagan Riordain Geneviene.

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to share the news of a new release Brother Love (A Crossroad) by Teagan Riordain Geneviene. If you have been following the serial on her website, you can now enjoy in this novella bringing all the episodes together. About Brother Love “Brother Love – a Crossroad” is a…

Brother Love — A Question for you, dear reader

Sunday, June 9, 2019 Here’s something extra at the crossroads.     (Don’t fret, you can still read Chapter 7 of Brother Love, by clicking that link.) The Brother Love serial is nearing a writer’s crossroads.  Within a few more chapters there will be a major revelation.  Although some mystery will remain, I’m undecided about whether it is enough … More Brother Love — A Question for you, dear reader

An Extra (Special) Story — Trina Woke from a Dream

May 16, 2019   Usually I only post twice a week, but this is a special occasion.  Recently, Rob Goldstein and I were sending emails back and forth, basically goofing around.  I sent him an image by artist Michael Whelan and and added a whimsical line.  And then another, and another.  Suddenly Rob said, “Let’s make this into … More An Extra (Special) Story — Trina Woke from a Dream

Brother Love 3 — A Hymn

Originally posted on Teagan's Books:
Saturday, May 11, 2019 Brother Love composite by Teagan R. Geneviene Welcome back to the crossroads everyone!     I should probably begin with a disclaimer.  This story is not about religion, nor is it a social commentary — that’s just part of the setting.  I also want you to understand…

Dan’s Doors for Brother Love

Originally posted on No Facilities:
The details in this house are amazing. I’m not sure it fits in Mississippi, but I do like it. Two weeks ago, I included a sad little house in the gallery of doors. I’ve been looking for a house for Teagan’s story that fits her general concept for Birdie Devovo’s…

Straitlaced Saturday — The Jewel of Seven Stars

Saturday, April 13, 2019  It’s Straitlaced Saturday, my chuckaboos!  It’s been awhile since I shared a Victorian Novels post.  Since my steampunk serial, Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers. will conclude with the next chapter, I wanted to do one more of these features. A few years ago I read a Project Gutenberg copy of The Jewel … More Straitlaced Saturday — The Jewel of Seven Stars

Coming in Spring — What’s that in Granny Phanny’s kitchen?

March 9, 2019   We went back in time, from the Roaring Twenties to the Victorian Era. This spring, it’s time to get back to the future, if by the future you mean the days when flappers did the Charleston and the Lindy Hop.  Paisley Idelle Peabody, aka Pip, will dance to a different beat.  Her … More Coming in Spring — What’s that in Granny Phanny’s kitchen?

Straitlaced Saturday — Mansfield Park

Saturday, February 23, 2019  It’s Straitlaced Saturday, my chuckaboos!  I’m here with another Victorian Novels feature.  This series complements the era of my steampunk serial, Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers.  Jane Austen has been mentioned in more than one of the serial chapters.  I just realized that one of her novels escaped my attention.  How … More Straitlaced Saturday — Mansfield Park

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

Steampunk Train Delay & Happy Holidays

Saturday, December 22, 2018 Hello everyone! While I was trying to finish my Straightlaced Saturdays post, WordPress refused to give me anything but a spinning circle.  Well, my chuckaboos, life has been a crazily spinning circle all week.  Now that the WP gremlins are finally cooperating… I’m too worn out to work.  So please accept my apologies.  … More Steampunk Train Delay & Happy Holidays

It’s here! DEADLY QUOTES. Escaping Psychiatry 3 by Olga Núñez Miret

Friday, December 14, 2018 Here’s the latest book in the exciting “Escaping Psychiatry” series by Olga Núñez Miret! I’ve been eagerly awaiting this next volume in a terrific series. This isn’t just another “psychological thriller” — it’s written by a real-world forensic psychiatrist, and her expertise is clear in the entire series. I pre-ordered it … More It’s here! DEADLY QUOTES. Escaping Psychiatry 3 by Olga Núñez Miret

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

A Bloomin’ Short — Blossoms & Bears

Saturday, November 3, 2018 Welcome, everyone.   As you know, I worked on the second novel in my Atonement, TN universe for several years before recently publishing Atonement in Bloom.  Forgive me if continue to celebrate the completion of that endeavor — my head and my heart are still in my quirky fictional town.  So, I decided to write … More A Bloomin’ Short — Blossoms & Bears

Book Launch – Party Bus & Atonement TN Book Fair!

October 20, 2018 Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit — Atonement in Bloom is finally published!  It was a wild ride, even after I finished all the work on the novel.  Meaning I’m not best pleased with all the bumps in the road from the Amazon take-over of Create Space…  Now, let’s get this … More Book Launch – Party Bus & Atonement TN Book Fair!

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – The Glowing Pigs: Snort Stories of Atonement, Tennessee by Teagan Riordain Geneviene

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to share my review of the latest release from Teagan Riordain Geneviene which is a lovely story of about glowing pigs and a prequel to Atonement, Tennessee. About The Glowing Pigs – Snort Stories of Atonement, Tennessee – A short book long on characters…. These snort stories are…

Invitation — Virtual Art Gallery Showing — Under the Sea — the work of Robert M. Goldstein

Save the Date! It’s a virtual #ArtShow of images by Robert M. Goldstein, the illustrator of Hullaba Lulu.  The venue is the #SteamPunk submarine of Cornelis Drebbel! You are invited to join Rob and me at my blog for the showing — Under the Sea, all next weekend, beginning September 21st. Stay tuned for Straightlaced Saturday this weekend and Copper, the Alchemist, … More Invitation — Virtual Art Gallery Showing — Under the Sea — the work of Robert M. Goldstein

Book Launch: The Contract by John W. Howell & Gwen M. Plano

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Hi, Lulu.  This is a surprise.  I wasn’t expecting you until tomorrow for Jazz Age Wednesdays. Bushwa! I was too excited to stay cooped up in your brain.  It’s time to launch John & Gwen’s new book.  You didn’t forget did you? Don’t give me that look, Lulu. Of course I … More Book Launch: The Contract by John W. Howell & Gwen M. Plano

Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing

Welcome everyone. I’m visiting our wonderful Story Reading Ape.  I’m there to encourage you to thrive.  However, I’m on the run from one campus to another at work today, and it will be hard to keep up.  So please leave comments at Chris’ blog here.  And please be patient with me. Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing Did … More Thriving Thursdays: Willing Instead of Wishing

Mystery Mondays Review: “Murder at the Bijou” by Teagan Riordain Geneviene

Originally posted on writerchristophfischer:
This is a very enjoyable murder story set in the 1920s. Pip, Granny Phanny and a whole bunch of alliterated characters populate the story of surprisingly strong suspense with equally surprising turns of events. This is hugely enjoyable and definitely recommended to anyone with a sense of fun and humour. I…

#BadMoonRising Teagan Riordain Geneviene #IndieAuthor #UrbanFantasy #Supernatural

Originally posted on Books and Such:
Welcome, Teagan Geneviene!  If you’re a fan of Teagan’s book, Atonement, Tennessee, I’m about to make your day.  She’s nearly finished the sequel, Atonement in Bloom, and an excerpt is below!  Even better, it’s from Lilith’s POV, my fav calico cat.  Sit back, relax, and learn some new things about Teagan.…

Smorgasbord Book Promotion – Air Your Reviews – Teagan Riordain Geneviene and M.C.V. Egan

Source: Smorgasbord Book Promotion – Air Your Reviews – Teagan Riordain Geneviene and M.C.V. Egan Huge thanks to Sally G. Cronin for sharing these wonderful reviews of my novella. Also, my appreciation to Bette Stevens and Vashi Quiroz-Vega for reviews that thrilled me!  Have a thriving Thursday everyone! Comments are closed here, but please visit Sally … More Smorgasbord Book Promotion – Air Your Reviews – Teagan Riordain Geneviene and M.C.V. Egan

Truths Unseen — Closure

Happy weekend everyone.  Happy Canada Day.  Happy Forth of July weekend.  I know you aren’t used to me making back-to-back posts, so I have disabled comments on this one. Instead, for those of you who haven’t seen yesterday’s post, I’m linking to the previous character study in Truths Unseen You are not mistaken.  I’m leaving … More Truths Unseen — Closure

Meanwhile, Vote Here

What is progress anyway? A special note:  I follow and comment many of your blogs regularly — getting them via email.  WordPress has stopped sending me those emails, even though everything is signed-up-for and checked. I know where to find you, but it’s hard to keep up and I apologize. I guess the answers vary … More Meanwhile, Vote Here

Speechless

Not really an update but… It has happened to me a number of times…  I pressured and forced myself to say nothing.  What hurts me is of no consequence.  The one lesson my parents hammered into my soul is that I do not matter.  And in the grand scheme of things, that is true.  So … More Speechless

Thriving Thursdays: We Rise

Hello everyone, I’m Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene, taking a moment to lift you up, to help you thrive.  What better place for me to do that than from the marvelous tree-house of the Story Reading Ape? Thriving Thursdays:  We Rise Sometimes I feel de-motivated, denied, discounted, discombobulated, or any other de or dis that nobody enjoys.  However, there is one … More Thriving Thursdays: We Rise

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!

Bloggers around the Christmas Tree – Icelandic trolls and horses, parties and Spice

Let me be perfectly honest… I was too tired to do a post this week. It seems like that is not a “PC” way to be, but there you have it. However that treasure-trove of blogging generosity, Sally Cronin included me in a post last week. It includes a collection of writers and bloggers to … More Bloggers around the Christmas Tree – Icelandic trolls and horses, parties and Spice

Book Launch Giveaway Winners — Three Things Serial Story

The Three Things Serial Story Giveaway Winners Welcome back everyone.  I want to thank all of you for your support in the “launch” of the novella version of The Three Things Serial Story.  I realize I should have preceded the launch of this novella with a cover reveal.  Then I should have done several posts … More Book Launch Giveaway Winners — Three Things Serial Story

Atonement, Tennessee by Teagan Geneviene #bookreviews #TuesdayBookBlog @TeaganGeneviene

Originally posted on Books and Such:
Esmeralda Lawton is sick of the big city. “Ralda” was betrayed until trust became a theoretical concept. So it’s a dream come true when she buys an old estate, complete with historic cemetery. Okay, she isn’t excited about the cemetery, but she’s strangely drawn to the estate. Atonement, Tennessee,…

The Art of Taking a Break: Slow Ride

Welcome everyone!  To most sane people it would seem like the intense challenge of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) would be the last thing anybody who desperately needs to decompress should add to their endless pile of stress.  However, it seems to be the monumental distraction that I needed. For anyone who is participating in NaNoWriMo … More The Art of Taking a Break: Slow Ride

The Smorgasboard Features Adelle’s Teapot, an Atonement, TN Story

Hello everyone. Thank you very much for visiting.  I know you are not used to seeing daily posts from me. However, I wanted to show my gratitude to the people who have been so generous in supporting me this week.  Yesterday, it was Chris, the Story Reading Ape.  Today it is Sally.  I promise to … More The Smorgasboard Features Adelle’s Teapot, an Atonement, TN Story

The Art of Taking a Break: Insanity

Hello, everyone.  You’re about to discover how demented my definition of taking a break can be…  With dogged determination I endeavor to disengage form things that develop stress.  Of course I get more, different, worse stress in return. I decided a distraction of monumental proportions was in order. No, not that kind of monument, though I’d … More The Art of Taking a Break: Insanity

#BadMoonRising Atonement, Tennessee by Teagan Geneviene #IndieAuthor #urbanfantasy @TeaganGeneviene

Originally posted on Books and Such:
Welcome to Day 25!  Today’s featured author is Teagan Geneviene.  We’ve had so many stunning covers lately and Teagan’s is no exception.  I’m one of the many who miss Sookie Stackhouse and it sounds like Atonement, Tennessee will fill that void perfectly. Synopsis Esmeralda Lawton is sick and tired…

Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking

I give my heartfelt thanks to Chris the Story Reading Ape for hosting me at his tree-house every third Thursday of the month for these Thriving Thursday posts.  Kindly click on the link below to leave your comments at his blog. Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking – Guest Post… Thriving Thursdays Garbage Thinking You’re getting ready for … More Thriving Thursdays: Garbage Thinking

Atonement Tennessee

I don’t often do a mid-week post, especially when I’m having workweek that sends my mind to a medieval dungeon. Then the knightly Kev appeared on the scene with this wonderful review of my novel. “Atonement, Tennessee”… The courageous Kev slayed my sorcerer of negativity and banished the dragon of self-defeat when I read his … More Atonement Tennessee

Judith Barrow’s Review of My Novel — Atonement, Tennessee

UPDATE My friends, I thought with having an extra day this holiday weekend that I would just write, write, write.  I was so excited about that prospect.  Well, it didn’t work out that way and I’m horribly disappointed with myself for letting life affect me that way.  But I’m trying my best to make up … More Judith Barrow’s Review of My Novel — Atonement, Tennessee