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

#NewBook Launch: Thistledown – Midsummer Bedlam

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

Find Your Faery Name & a Thistledown Contest #FreeBook

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

A Tale of Faeries — Coming for the Holidays

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

A Tale of Faeries — Coming for the Holidays!

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!

The Delta Pearl, 14 — Drink, & an Announcement

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

Hidebound Hump Day ― Punk Response to Prompt

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

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

The Delta Pearl, 12 — Prognosticate

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

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

Jazz Age Wednesdays ― Pip in the Field of Fear

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

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

Jazz Age Wednesdays — The Cat’s Pajamas

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

The Delta Pearl, 9 — Secure

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

Jazz Age Wednesdays — The Renaissance Era to Fantasy

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

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!

Jazz Age Wednesdays — Prepare to Launch

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

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!

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 Note

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

Jazz Age Wednesdays — The Three Things Serial Was “Born”

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”

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”

Kevin Cooper #Reviews “Atonement in Bloom”

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”

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

Jazz Age Wednesday — Pip & Artie, Epilogue

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

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

Jazz Age Wednesday — Pip & Artie, Aghast at a Ghost

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

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…

Hidebound Hump Day — #WritingPrompt! The Guardian

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

Jazz Age Wednesday or Hidebound Hump Day — What’s going on?

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?

All New Serial: Brother Love — 1 A House at the Crossroads

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

Jazz Age Wednesdays — 1 Million Years B-Lulu

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

Coming Soon!

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!

Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 39 Conclusion

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

End of the #Steampunk Line

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

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

Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 38

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

Happy Weekend!

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!

Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 37

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

Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 36

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

Coming in Spring — Why are they screaming?

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?

Hidebound Hump Day — Cornelis Drebbel 35

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