Saturday, January 4, 2019 Happy New Year, my chuckaboos! May the new decade and the year 2020 bring 20/20 vision. I’m still crawling back to the surface after Santa brought me a big bag of the Everything Flu on Christmas morning. The “stomach flu” part of “everything” is still hanging on. So let’s get right to … More The Delta Pearl 19 — Flirt
Saturday, December 28, 2019 When I created Wednesday’s holiday greeting I felt fine. Little did I know that I was on Santa’s “Naughty List.” The Jolly Old Elf brought me a flu bug Christmas morning. Not to worry. I expect to be fine and begin 2020 in good health. That said, I apologize for the inevitably … More The Delta Pearl 18 — Bump
Wishing you and yours all the blessings of the holiday season. Welcome to my sanctuary. I hope I can give you a moment of peaceful relaxation. Regardless of what we intend, this time of year usually gets stressful. For many it can be a painfully sad time. You’re welcome here, to take a moment away … More Happy Holidays from 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
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam book is ready to fly your imagination to new heights! Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam by Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene (that’s me!) is a wildly whimsical tale of faeries. However, lest you think you’re too old for that stuff, it also has a dark side. For those who read the … More #NewBook Launch: Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam
Saturday, December 14, 2019 Where is the #Steampunk riverboat? The Delta Pearl should be here, but she has been delayed. Does it have something to do with that “smudgy sooty cloud”? Did matchmaking Agate run the boat aground to throw Emmeraude and Victor together? Maybe Obsidian got jealous of the two and came up with some … More Where Is The Delta Pearl?
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam I’m hard at work getting Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam ready for publication as a book. Meanwhile, how about some whimsical hump day fun? Have you ever thought about what your name might be if you were a whimsical magical creature? If you were following when I posted that tale … More Find Your Faery Name & a Thistledown Contest #FreeBook
Saturday, December 7, 2019 Welcome back to the steampunk riverboat, my chuckaboos! Most of you will recall this serial is a rewrite of a novel I wrote in 2016. I wasn’t satisfied with it, so I’m adding to it via this serial. During National Novel Writing Month, I posted a few chapters that did not get … More The Delta Pearl 17 — Jump
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Happy December everyone. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) has concluded, but one of my November activities on that book continue. It’s a good thing I’m a life-gime learner. Even though I have decades of writing and editing experience, I still enjoy study and research. I thought I’d share some of the writing … More Wednesday Writing — Dialogue
Saturday, November 30, 2019 Welcome back to the steampunk riverboat, my chuckaboos! For those of you who are celebrating an extended weekend for Thanksgiving, stay safe and warm! With the holiday (here at least) in mind, I expect a lot of readers will miss this chapter. So, it’s just as well that there is not a … More The Delta Pearl 16 — Suffrage
Friday, November 29, 2019 A “Black Friday” announcement, and a cover reveal! But first… WordPress weirdness attacked this post. Sadly some of your comments were lost. I apologize. Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam Several of you will remember Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam from 2017, when I posted it here as a serial. It’s a set-your-imagination-free, wildly whimsical story. … More A Tale of Faeries — Coming for the Holidays
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 I am endlessly grateful to have friends and readers across this planet. In my country, tomorrow is supposed to be a day of gratitude, the giving of thanks, Thanksgiving Day. I give thanks for each and every one of you, no matter where you are, or what the day means to you. … More I Give Thanks for You
Saturday, November 23, 2019 Welcome back to the steampunk riverboat, my chuckaboos! Thanks for returning, after my detour last weekend to work on National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Then I took time out from both — to revise my “Books” page. I didn’t realize how woefully overdue that was! If you’ll remember, last time Émeraude had a … More The Delta Pearl 15 — Groan
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Like hundreds of thousands of other people, I’m hard at work on National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). This year, I quickly saw that I had shared too much about my new story for NaNoWriMo. So, I am keeping this one close to the vest, even though it’s so very hard not to share … More Where Is Teagan? WriMo-mo-mo!
Friday, November 29, 2019 A “Black Friday” announcement, and a cover reveal! Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam Several of you will remember Thistledown — Midsummer Bedlam from 2017, when I posted it here as a serial. It’s a set-your-imagination-free, wildly whimsical story. However, it has a dark undercurrent. With that in mind, I describe it as a tale … More A Tale of Faeries — Coming for the Holidays!
Saturday, November 16, 2019 Where the heck is Teagan? More importantly, where is The Delta Pearl? This weekend, I’m taking a break to work on National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). However, here’s a little teaser from The Delta Pearl’s chapter for next weekend. If you missed the most recent episode of The Delta Pearl, you can find it … More Where in the World Is Teagan?
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 It’s the middle of the week, but it’s not Hidebound Hump Day or Jazz Age Wednesday. With National Novel Writing Month (#NaNoWriMo) in full swing, I’m making it easy for myself. However, I’m also doing something for those of you who were not following my weekend serial this summer. That’s right! … More Hump Day: Brother Love — a Crossroad
Saturday, November 9, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos! Welcome back to the magical #steampunk riverboat, the The Delta Pearl. I have a chatty intro this weekend. Most of it is rooted in National Novel Writing Month, so that’s were I’ll begin. This is my eighth year to participate in “NaNoWriMo.” Horror of horrors I’m behind on my average daily … More The Delta Pearl, 14 — Drink, & an Announcement
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 It’s Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! I’m already struggling with the pace of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). However, I’m happy with what I’ve done so far on my new, quirky story. Not to be coy, but I’m keeping this one “close to the vest,” as The Dealer might say. Regardless … More Hidebound Hump Day ― Punk Response to Prompt
Saturday, November 2, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos! Happy November. I’m so glad you came back to the The Delta Pearl. This week’s random reader things I didn’t make it a “thing,” but Diana Peach recommended an explanation of how the tempest prognosticator works be added to the story. I try to keep a faster pace in serials, … More The Delta Pearl, 13 — Agitate
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
Saturday, October 26, 2019 The steampunk riverboat is here. Hello, my chuckaboos! Thanks for coming back to the The Delta Pearl. Based on my own experiences the past two weeks (and more), I know it might have been difficult for you to get here. I hope everyone is still onboard, despite the wide-spread difficulties WordPress is causing many … More The Delta Pearl, 12 — Prognosticate
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
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays! WordPress has made blogging so difficult for me that I’m taking the week off — sort of anyhow. I’m rerunning this short story from 2017. Unfortunately, because of the WordPress problems, I won’t be able to visit many blogs during this “sort of break.” In … More Jazz Age Wednesdays ― Pip in the Field of Fear
Saturday, October 19, 2019 The steampunk riverboat is here. Hello, my chuckaboos! Thanks for coming back to the The Delta Pearl. Based on my own experiences all week, I know it might have been difficult for you to get here. I hope everyone is still onboard, despite the wide-spread difficulties WordPress is causing many of us. Their denial … More The Delta Pearl, 11 — Pretend
Teri Polen is hosting me at her yearly October festival, Bad Moon Rising. Please click here to visit and comment. (Comments are disabled here.) From Teri Polen: Happy Friday! And I’m about to make your day even better. The creativity of today’s author never fails to astound me. From her three ingredients stories (objects chosen by … More Bad Moon Rising 2019 — Brother Love
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Sheiks and Shebas, welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays. Today I have an all new story for you, from the Pip-verse. It’s a new collaboration with Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape! Chris is really busy with huge personal projects right now, so double thanks to him for working on this … More Pip & Artie in Outer Space
Saturday, October 12, 2019 The steampunk riverboat is here. Hello, my chuckaboos! Thanks for coming back to the The Delta Pearl. It’s been a busy week. Are you ready to sink into the soft cushions of imagination and let the river gently take you to extraordinary places? This week’s random reader things This steampunk riverboat runs on random … More The Delta Pearl, 10 — Cover
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
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Sheiks and Shebas, it’s another Jazz Age Wednesday. Today I’m here with a little trivia. If you’re a regular, then you know that I like to use Roaring Twenties slang in my replies to comments. They had such fun with language back then. Twenties Tidbit One of my favorite 1920s compliments is You’re … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — The Cat’s Pajamas
Saturday, October 5, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos! Thanks for coming back to the The Delta Pearl. Let’s get right to it. This week’s random reader things This steampunk riverboat runs on random “things” from readers. Diana Wallace Peach provided tap shoes. John W. Howell mentioned pandemonium. Thanks to Dan Antion for letting me use some of his photos. He staged a photoshoot … More The Delta Pearl, 9 — Secure
Wednesday, October , 2019 I’m still celebrating the launch of A Ghost in the Kitchen. Sheiks and Shebas, welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays. Thanks again to everyone who supported and visited my book launch for A Ghost in the Kitchen. It’s hard to choose a category for this latest novel, or any of the stories … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — The Renaissance Era to Fantasy
Saturday, September 28, 2019 WordPress got snitty with me Friday when I tried to schedule this post, and it went out early. In case you missed it, I’m linking to here. Please Click Here for Chapter 8. Now for the obligatory shameless self-promotion… Universal link to my Amazon Author Page USA: The Three Things Serial … More The Delta Pearl, 8 — An oops
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
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
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!
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Sheiks and Shebas, welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays! I’m working away, finishing up all the million and one details for the book launch of A Ghost in the Kitchen. I hope everyone will join me this weekend. It’s no ordinary book launch! A magical trolley full of your friends will take a tour … More Coming soon — A Ghost in the Kitchen
Saturday, September 14, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos! Welcome back to the #steampunk riverboat, The Delta Pearl. This week’s random reader things I could have used this as a “thing” last time, but it seemed more important this time. What? Paddlewheel! Two readers left it as a “random thing.” One was Ginger, of Murphy’s Law. Thanks … More The Delta Pearl, 7 — Catch
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Update! My book launch for A Ghost in the Kitchen, will be a magical trolley, touring haunted Savannah, Georgia! The trolley will visit various haunted sites and “pick up” participants along the way. At the end of the line, “Granny Phanny” will show everyone her library (your books and/or post links). … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — Prepare to Launch
Saturday, September 7, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos! Welcome back to the #steampunk riverboat, The Delta Pearl. I was pressed for time this week, so let’s get right to it. This week’s random reader things G. P. Cox gave us a thing that was a name, Sir Reginald La Felin. That actually continues last week’s thing from D. … More The Delta Pearl, 6 — Listen
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!
Originally posted on Robbie's inspiration:
What Amazon says “Brother Love – a Crossroad” is a mysterious “Twilight Zone-ish” short novella. It was inspired by the combination of Neil Diamond’s song and the blues legends of Robert Johnson and the Devil at the Crossroads. As in the real world, things in this tale are not…
Saturday, August 31, 2019 Hello, my chuckaboos! Welcome back to the #steampunk riverboat, The Delta Pearl. So far we’ve met passengers who include a young, but somewhat nurotic prodigy of an inventor, Dr. Victor Elam. He’s a little older than Émeraude, and she is quite intrigued, despite his imperfections. Or maybe because of them. Can … More The Delta Pearl, 5 — Read
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays. I planned to do a cover reveal today, but something came up to take me out of the blogosphere for a day. So instead, I’m sharing a short story I wrote two years ago. Back then one of author John W. Howell‘s hilarious lists of what … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — In the Pip of Time
Saturday, August 24, 2019 Welcome back to the #steampunk riverboat, my chuckaboos! As you know, I’m re-writing a nearly finished novel, The Delta Pearl, for this serial. That has resulted in a few changes, such as the heroine, Émeraude, becoming several years younger. Now both she and one of the passengers (Victor Elam — you met him last … More The Delta Pearl 4 — Greet
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?
Saturday, August 17, 2019 Welcome, my chuckaboos! Even though we don’t see one another face-to-face, I do feel you are my dear friends. Regardless of physical appeal — and I acknowledge the endlessly different standards of beauty, faces are usually important to how we imagine stories. Whether we’re writing tales or reading them, seeing a … More The Delta Pearl 3 — Face
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Welcome to Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! If you are looking for the latest installment of the #Steampunk fantasy, “The Delta Pearl,” click here for Chapter 2 – Fret. Most of you weren’t too excited about the “cock-a-leekie soup” that turned up in the last episode. However, several were downright enthuzimuzzy! At least … More Hidebound Hump Day — Hungry?
Saturday, August 10, 2019 Welcome, my chuckaboos! I warn you in advance that I’m flying by the seat of my pantser pants even more than usual today. My week has been so full of insomnia and interruptions, it’s no wonder Émeraude is looking like a worry wart. This week’s random reader things: Great minds think … More The Delta Pearl 2 — Fret
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Welcome to Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! Sheiks and Shebas — hi there, you’re at Jazz Age Wednesdays! Update: I apologize that I’ve been a poor excuse for a hostess at my own party. My Internet has been down more than it’s been up the past three days. I find myself repeatedly redoing … More Hidebound yet Jazzy – Blog Party!
Saturday, August 3, 2019 Welcome, my chuckaboos! (If you are new around here, “chuckaboo” is what the Victorians called a dear friend.) As most of you know, I’m reworking an unfinished novel The Delta Pearl for this serial. Since I have a good bit of material that I want to keep, my secret hope was that … More The Delta Pearl 1 — Dance
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Welcome to Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! Those prim, straightlaced, hidebound Victorians would never talk about this… but I hope to give you midweek entertainment with my mishap. It could make a stuffed bird laugh. Here’s the spew. It was Monday morning, and I had slept very poorly (that happens a … More Hidebound Hump Day — Spewed!
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!
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 It’s Hidebound Hump Day! Welcome, my chuckaboos! I promise you are at the right place. After many years of the same blog-look, I’ve changed things. It is Hidebound Hump Day. For those of you who are new around here, “chuckaboo” is Victorian slang for dear friend. Saturday I stopped wallowing in my … More Poll Results for the Next Serial
Saturday, July 20, 2019 Hello again, everyone. Two posts in one day is unlike me. However, it’s a reflection of how torn I’ve been, and still am, about which serial to do next. Using reader-provided random things in serials has been a great way for me to write and finish stories. However, The Guitar Mancer is … More What’s Next? Again…
Saturday, July 20, 2019 Hello everyone. Welcome to my sanctuary. Now that Brother Love has concluded, I didn’t want you to think I had given you the shaft. I’m here with some clues about what’s coming next here at Teagan’s Books. Go Back — Jack. That’s only the subtitle of the song, but it’s the biggest hint. Call … More What’s Next? Clues Follow
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 I was so impulsive in deciding to quickly “bookize” the serial that I didn’t plan ahead for a launch or promotions. So I begin by repeating my thanks to Sally G. Cronin for announcing Brother Love – a Crossroad at her blog earlier this week. My weekend post included a give away … More Brother Love — A Novella!
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…
Saturday, July 13, 2019 Thanks for joining me for this walk to the crossroads. This chapter comes with a couple of warnings. Warning 1: It’s long. I can hear some of you groaning. Warning 2: It’s the conclusion, the last chapter. Now I hear the rest of you. I didn’t know until Monday that Chapter … More Brother Love 11 — A Walk
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 I haven’t been sure whether it was close or far — the end of this story. It seemed like it was both at once. However, that’s been part of “Brother Love” from the beginning, things not being as they appear, or seeming more than one thing at once. I didn’t know … More Brother Love — A Note
Saturday, July 6, 2019 Welcome to the crossroads. To my friends to the north, I hope you had a lovely Canada Day. To those in the USA, I hope you enjoyed the Fourth of July and celebrated our precious freedom. I appreciate you coming back after my little break last weekend. Thanks to Dan Antion of … More Brother Love 10 — A Cut
Saturday, June 29, 2019 Welcome to the crossroads. Happy Fourth of July! From Birdie, Jinx, and me Summertime is busy for many people. I know it’s hard to keep up with serials. So, I’m even more grateful that you read Brother Love. In the USA, lots of folks will be taking time off and/or vacationing before, during, … More Brother Love — A Pause
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Hi there, shieks and shebas. Welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays. Horsefeathers! Look at that date… June is more than half over, and I still haven’t gotten back to work on finalizing my third Roaring Twenties novel about Pip and Granny. Maybe it’s hard to have my head in two different eras at once … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — The Three Things Serial Was “Born”
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”
Saturday, June 22, 2019 Welcome back to the crossroads. I think this is an upbeat chapter. You could say it has a good gospel beat. (Winks.) However, the characters experience some uncertainty. Hence the melody in this introduction. In Chapter 7 — A Lament, Birdie Devovo was reluctant to go to the revival service, even … More Brother Love 9 — A Hallelujah
June 26, 2019 #BookReview! My heart is bloomin’ full! Musician and author, Kevin Cooper shared his review of the second book in my Atonement, Tennessee series, “Atonement in Bloom.” Here’s a link to Kev’s review of Atonement in Bloom. He was away from blogging for awhile, so please click over to visit Kev for the … More Kevin Cooper #Reviews “Atonement in Bloom”
Saturday, June 15, 2019 Welcome back to the crossroads. This chapter has two things from Dan Antion, who shares his photographs to illustrate Brother Love. Read on to see how I used Bubblegum and Newspaper in this episode. The third “thing” that is used to drive Chapter 8 is from Fraggle, aka C. J. Hyslop, who … More Brother Love 8 — A Confession
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
Saturday, June 8, 2019 Welcome back to the crossroads. This chapter turned out to be for the birds — or rather for the magpie. If Brother Love was a television series, then this would be the quirky musical episode. I was already working with music because of the “thing,” Elvis Presley, from Mary J. … More Brother Love 7 — A Lament
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Rob and I are together again! Last year I was kicking around a serial idea with Rob Goldstein, Who did the beautiful illustrations for Hullaba Lulu. I envisioned a steampunk satire of The Scarlet Pimpernel. My heroine is Fiona Finch, the Pink Pimpernel. Her story is one of foppish frivolity, sarcasm, and … More Hidebound Hump Day — Fiona Fights Back
Saturday, June 1, 2019 Welcome back to the crossroads. As you know, Dan Antion shares his photographs to illustrate Brother Love. I make the serial “interactive” by letting things left by readers drive everything about the story. I’ve completed at least six long-running serials here at Teagan’s Books — each of them written spontaneously … More Brother Love 6 — A Ring
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 First a note of apology. Half the time, WordPress is preventing me from using “likes” on comments or on posts — even here at my own blog. I’ve logged on repeatedly and it does no good. As for the “happiness engineers,” they give me no joy. If you’ve made a comment, … More Get to the Crossroads — Brother Love
Saturday, May 25, 2019 Welcome back to the crossroads. As you know, the popular blogger and photographer Dan Antion illustrates Brother Love. I try to bring Dan into some of the process of creating the story. The “things” for this chapter led me to a scene that required some knowledge I didn’t possess — dark-haired actresses of … More Brother Love 5 — A Face
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 It’s still May and #GetCaughtReading Month! Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape, and I got together to support this initiative that promotes the fun of reading for all ages. I meant our short story last week to be a single episode. However, with an ongoing (and itchy) allergy problem distracting me, I’m having trouble getting … More Jazz Age Wednesday — Pip & Artie, Epilogue
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 It’s Get Caught Reading Month, and look what you’ve caught me reading! I’m honored to promote a new collection of medical thrillers. You may have seen it making the rounds. This boxed set includes a novel from one of the first followers of this blog — Christoph Fischer. You couldn’t meet … More Do No Harm — Box Set Launch
Saturday, May 18, 2019 Note: Last week I mentioned Dan was working on his own post about his part of the inspiration for the Doug Armstrong character. That is Dan’s Saturday post this week at his blog, No Facilities. Welcome to my sanctuary at the crossroads. Relax and sit for awhile. It makes no difference … More Brother Love 4 — A Domino
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
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 May is #GetCaughtReading Month! Chris Graham, the Story Reading Ape himself, and I are together again to support this initiative that promotes the fun of reading for all ages. Chris and I have collaborated on several short stories that include his character, a genius ape named Artie and my first flapper, Pip. It all started … More Jazz Age Wednesday — Pip & Artie, Aghast at a Ghost
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…
Saturday, May 11, 2019 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 that I approach this aspect of the story carefully. While the story includes … More Brother Love 3 — A Hymn
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…
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 #GetCaughtReading! May is Get Caught Reading Month. Artie is coming back to Jazz Age Wednesdays! Get Caught Reading is a nationwide (USA) campaign to promote the fun of reading books for all ages. Chris Graham, the one and only Story Reading Ape, will be a story telling ape. We’re getting together again for … More Hidebound Hump Day — #WritingPrompt! The Guardian
Saturday, May 4, 2019 There are many things on my mind that I want to share with you today. If I had known about the most recent one before yesterday, I would have done a midweek post. First let me welcome you… Welcome to my sanctuary. Pull up a chair. The sanctuary may be found … More Brother Love 2 — A Shadow
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Happy May Day, my chuckaboos! I hope your month is off to a pos-i-lutely fabulous start. I continue to settle into my high desert cottage, painting walls, pulling weeds, and generally getting adjusted. (The weed pulling led to a bad allergic reaction that I’m still trying to get over… I’m looking a lot … More Jazz Age Wednesday or Hidebound Hump Day — What’s going on?
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Happy weekend, everyone! It seems like such a long time since I did an “interactive” serial with reader participation. Well, I’m finally back with a new spontaneously written, pantser story done in my “Three Things” way of writing. I’m delighted to bring you the first installment today! Blogger Dan Antion collaborates with me … More All New Serial: Brother Love — 1 A House at the Crossroads
Saturday, April 27, 2019 It’s almost here! Brother Love — an all new “interactive,” three things, pantser serial. The story is driven by random things left by readers. The idea for this story started nearly a year ago. It is partly inspired by a Neil Diamond song that has always caught my imagination. I didn’t have … More It’s almost here — an all new serial!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 It’s finally time! I’ve been promising you a short story with illustrations by Rob Goldstein. Lulu, Gramps, and Valentino are joined by a couple of unexpected characters in this one episode story. I call it “One Million Years B-Lulu.” It’s a little riff on “One Million Years BC,” which featured Raquel Welsh. … More Jazz Age Wednesdays — 1 Million Years B-Lulu
Saturday, April 20, 2019 Happy weekend, everyone! I’m still settling in at my new digs in the Land of Enchantment, painting the walls, putting furniture together, and generally keeping every muscle in my body sore. Crystal the cat seems to have made the adjustment. A few nights I’ve heard her making a midnight romp, and this … More Coming Soon!
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 It’s time for Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! I’m grateful to everyone who started this wild ride on the #steampunk train, and then the submarine. What mode of transportation will we take next? As you know, the serials on this blog are pantser stories. They are completely unplanned. I let the “three … More Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 39 Conclusion
Monday, April 15, 2019 I hear the conductor shout. Next stop — end of the line! My chuckaboos, I’ve had 38 weeks of enthuzimuzzy, rerunning this serial with all of you aboard the steampunk train (and submarine). However, this Wednesday Hidebound Hump Day will reveal the conclusion of Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers. … More End of the #Steampunk Line
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
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 It’s time for Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! I’m grateful to everyone who started this wild ride on the #steampunk train, and then the submarine. What mode of transportation will we take next? Hang on tight. This is the penultimate episode of the serial! Previously with Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman … More Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 38
Monday, April 8, 2019 Hello my chuckaboos! I knew we were close to the end of this rerun of Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers. However, I’ve had so much going on that it only just now registered with me how very close the conclusion is. As the story-line drew close to an … More Character Recap – Cornelis Drebbel
Saturday, April 6, 2019 I’ve had my hands full trying to put my cottage in order, now that I’m feeling better from the ordeal of moving, not sleeping, and being as freaked out as anybody can be. There was one other thing I worked on this week. Here’s a hint. That said, I didn’t have … More Happy Weekend!
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Welcome back to Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! Our heroes are still in the purple world. Will they return home this time? The steampunk submarine is coming into port. Let’s not waste any time. Previously with Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers Chapter 29 “When the loud harmonic noise of … More Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 37
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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,…
Saturday, March 30, 2019 I’ve been painting accent walls. Places that I don’t even have are sore! I sure wish I had a couple of angel-bots to run a nice hot bath for me… Hullaba Lulu may have been brash and uncouth, but she was one lucky flapper! My plate is full with putting my … More Coming in Spring — All Sorts of Things!
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 It’s Hidebound Hump Day again, my chuckaboos! This is a rather noisy episode. I didn’t notice Cornelis Drebbel’s submarine coming into port. However, I see the harbor master waving, and now I can hear his voice. Let’s get straight to the #steampunk submarine. Previously with Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers From last … More Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 36
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Because there’s A Ghost in the Kitchen! Coming in Spring Another Roaring Twenties Pantser Tale Continuing the adventures of Pip and Granny, it’s… Three Ingredients 2 A Ghost in the Kitchen! Hi there, shieks and shebas! Thanks for all the good thoughts, vibes, prayers, and luck you’ve sent about my relocation. … More Coming in Spring — Why are they screaming?
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Welcome back to Hidebound Hump Day, my chuckaboos! I’m off-line, but didn’t want to leave you hanging from any cliffs with the serial. Collecting the recap for this episode reminded me of some fabulous animated videos created by Chris Graham. Let’s get over to the #steampunk submarine. Previously with Copper, the Alchemist, and … More Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 35