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

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 — 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!

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

Wednesday Review — Brother Love

Wednesday, July 8, 2020  First, I apologize to anyone who received my accidental posts. The scheduling option I typically use wasn’t working properly.  Actually it disappeared entirely…   Welcome to my sanctuary.  Last Wednesday’s post went to the cats.  This one is for the birds!  Or one bird anyhow.  I’m talking about Jinx, my magpie character.  … More Wednesday Review — Brother Love

Named the Kitten

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Last week, quite unexpectedly, a kitten wandered into my novel in progress.  On a whim, I invited everyone to give me name suggestions for him. Those of you who know I’m a “cat person” are probably surprised that the kitten was a surprise to me… but I already had two other … More Named the Kitten

Wednesday Writing with the Senses — Hearing

Hearing, Sight, Smell, Taste, Touch Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Traditionally those are the five senses.  I suddenly decided to rerun this mini-series on The Senses.  I originally did this series five years ago, so maybe it’s fitting. In novel writing I try to involve all your (the reader’s) senses.  Today I want all of us … More Wednesday Writing with the Senses — Hearing

Jazz Age Wednesdays — Speak Flapper #NewBook

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Announcing my first non-fiction book!  Well, not exactly. In my long career of writing and editing in the “Federal world,” I produced volumes and volumes of non-fiction.  However, I didn’t get the credit for that work.  So, I should say that this is my first independently published non-fiction book. I hoped to … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — Speak Flapper #NewBook

Jazz Age Wednesdays — Toasting a Ghost in the Kitchen

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 I’m still celebrating the launch of A Ghost in the Kitchen.  I wonder if Pip will ever learn how to cook.  It seems like she always lands in hot water, but I don’t think that’s what Granny Phanny had in mind.  As if Pip didn’t find enough distractions on her own, now … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — Toasting a Ghost in the Kitchen

A Ghost in the Kitchen — Launch Party Trolley through Haunted Savannah!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 Welcome to the launch party for A Ghost in the Kitchen!  It’s a wild ride on a magical trolley through haunted Savannah, Georgia. All the Pip books by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene. Purchase links: The Three Things Serial Story, Murder at the Bijou, and A Ghost in the Kitchen Hi everyone. I’m sorry to … More A Ghost in the Kitchen — Launch Party Trolley through Haunted Savannah!

1920s Covers Revealed!

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays and a double cover reveal! That’s right not just one, but two covers — both for Roaring Twenties books.   I’ve brought along a couple of 1920s musicians to liven up this celebration. I love making book covers and promo images.  Today I’m double excited to reveal two … More 1920s Covers Revealed!

Jazz Age Wednesdays — Want to Reveal?

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays! It’s been a constant “Lindy hop” choosing between priorities, shifting them, balancing, juggling, but I’ve finally done enough toward bookizing the third novel in my Roaring Twenties series, A Ghost in the Kitchen, that I’m ready to do a cover reveal.  Sheiks and Shebas,  could you lend a … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — Want to Reveal?

The Delta Pearl — Prologue. A New Serial Begins!

Saturday, July 27, 2019 A New Serial Begins! Welcome, my chuckaboos!  If you are new around here, “chuckaboo” is what the Victorians called a dear friend.  Changes abound!  Those of you who visited my midweek post already know I’ve changed things.  If not, then you see that I’ve redecorated my sanctuary.  After many years of … More The Delta Pearl — Prologue. A New Serial Begins!

Kevin Cooper and his cats had me over for “An Interview with Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene”

via An Interview with the wonderful, Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene Author and musician, Kevin Cooper (and his feline friends) invited me to his place to talk about my urban fantasy town, Atonement, Tennessee and the books that are set there.   Of course they also wanted to know more about the calico of the novels, Lilith. … More Kevin Cooper and his cats had me over for “An Interview with Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene”

Baby You Can Drive My (Novel’s) Car

Saturday, August 11, 2018 Robert Matthew Goldstein is my “partner in crime” illustrating the #DieselPunk serial that you’ll find on my Jazz Age Wednesdays posts — “Hullaba Lulu.”  Sometimes Rob also makes videos that parallel the Lulu-verse.  He just did a fabulous one featuring (fictionalized) Nikola Tesla and the electric car that I wrote into the serial.  That … More Baby You Can Drive My (Novel’s) Car

The Punk of I Don’t Know — the Punk of Punk

Saturday, July 7, 2018 Welcome to my sanctuary — an oasis free of politics, religion, and the judgments that often go with both.  It’s my safe haven where we can relax in the comfort and encouragement of each other’s presence — free of bullies and passive aggressive princesses.  I’m allowing certain “punks.”  That’s my prerogative as proprietress … More The Punk of I Don’t Know — the Punk of Punk

Books set in TN & Atonement, TN Revisited

Saturday, June 23, 2018 I can’t believe that it was way back at Christmastime, 2012 when I published my urban fantasy novel Atonement, Tennessee.  That makes it downright embarrassing that I still haven’t released the second book!  It’s written, but I have little time to give the editing and proofing process.  Although I’m getting closer.   … More Books set in TN & Atonement, TN Revisited

What to Wear?

Welcome everyone.  I’m glad the weather does not usually effect our ability to have these virtual visits, but horse-feathers, it’s cold out there!  Or at least it is cold for a lot of us.  The question of what to wear is answered by “A coat!” Have you guessed that I’m leading into another writing process post?  Some people … More What to Wear?