D Wallace Peach hosts Hullaba Lulu at Myths of the Mirror

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Today I’m in Oregon with the Empress of Fantasy, Diana Wallace Peach.  (Yes, Diana. I really did have to give you that title.  How could I resist?) Diana has taken time out from her own book launch to let me visit her blog with my novella Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure. … More D Wallace Peach hosts Hullaba Lulu at Myths of the Mirror

Hullaba Lulu Party —Puttin’ On the Ritz at No Facilities

Sunday, October 4, 2020 Happy October, my chuckaboos!  Today I’m at a pos-i-lutely ritzy party Dan Antion is giving for Hullaba Lulu, a Dieselpunk Adventure.  Click over and join the fun!  Also here’s the fab review Robbie Cheadle posted at Amazon! 5.0 out of 5 stars A fabulous and worthwhile read Reviewed in the United States on … More Hullaba Lulu Party —Puttin’ On the Ritz at No Facilities

Robbie Cheadle Reviewed “Hullaba Lulu” — book launch at Robbie’s inspiration

Friday, October 2, 2020 Lulu is from New York. She was disappointed when Valentino’s dieselpunk train took the gang to Atlantic City, rather than some faraway place of which she’d only dreamed. Cheer up, Lulu! Today we are in South Africa with the multi-talented Robbie Cheadle​! Robbie included a breathtaking review of Hullaba Lulu with … More Robbie Cheadle Reviewed “Hullaba Lulu” — book launch at Robbie’s inspiration

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!

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

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

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 — 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

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 Pause & a Review — (Cornelis will be back)

Saturday, October 13, 2018 Straightlaced Saturday will not be at the steampunk train station today.  This weekend I must not blog, no matter how much I miss visiting with you.  Why?  I have a ton of work to do before the Atonement, TN Party Bus is road worthy!  So I’ve disabled comments today.   However… Deme and Honeybell … More A Pause & a Review — (Cornelis will be back)

Another Bloomin’ Cover Reveal — But this time it’s mine!

Friday, October 5, 2018 I debated when to run this post.  I worried that it wouldn’t be seen between my serial posts — so I scheduled it as my Saturday post. Then I worried that you’d lose track of Copper, the Alchemist, and the Woman in Trousers…  Have I ever mentioned that Springsteen was born to run, … More Another Bloomin’ Cover Reveal — But this time it’s mine!

Cover Reveal! Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients-I

  Ta-dah!  I’ve finally finished the technical aspects of book-izing the second of my blog serials. About the Novel Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients-I is the second of my “three things” style of blog serials.  As with the first serial, The Three Things Serial, a Little 1920s Story, it was a spontaneously written (“pantser”) … More Cover Reveal! Murder at the Bijou – Three Ingredients-I

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