Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Welcome to my sanctuary. Don’t be mislead by that dark foreboding image. There’s nothing scary here today. This post is about writing — sort of… Over my 9+ years of blogging, a few people have admitted that they “Only look at the pictures.” I try not to let that bother me, … More Wednesday Writing — Images
Thursday, September 2, 2021 The September issue of Dead of Winter ready! Welcome to my sanctuary. Try not to let that giant eye worry you. During the past ten days, I’ve put in so many long hours each day, but I’m on track and here to announce the latest novelette in Dead of Winter. To … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 9, Doors of Attunement
Thursday, August 26, 2021 Let’s face it, I’m not good at coloring inside the lines, or following rules. So, I rarely try to participate in blog groups, or hops or whatever I should call it. Plus, I know it annoys the dickens out of people when their rules aren’t followed and I really do try … More Thursday Doors — and Doors
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Just before I started writing this post, the part of my brain that I call “Squirrel” because it bounces around like a dog who’s just seen a squirrel… Squirrel!!! Where was I? Oh, yeah. I had landed on something about the “I Write Like” place that most writers have visited at … More Wednesday Writing — I write like who? And Cover Reveal
Monday, August 23, 2021 I’m so honored by every review of my books. You can imagine my multiplied delight to see this double review from Olga Núñez Miret of Journeys 7 and 8 of “Dead of Winter.” She manages to bring out so much without giving anything away, that I’m always amazed. I hope you’ll … More Marvelous Monday — Reviews by Olga Núñez Miret
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 The August issue of Dead of Winter is here! Welcome everyone. Thanks for visiting my sanctuary. The “lost library” is one of the mental places where I like to relax. Although, in Dead of Winter, it may not be a safe harbor. Our characters definitely need to proceed with caution. In Journey … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Hello, everyone. It’s hard to believe that July is almost gone. Where does the time go? This is only a quick post. I’m trying not to freak out, with “Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library” and the new blog serial — which I hope to launch this Saturday, competing for … More Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal, Dead of Winter: Journey 8, The Lost Library
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Welcome, all. Even though I engage in full-on whimsy, and often pantser (fly by the seat of my pants) through stories, everything I do is for a reason. Today I’m explaining what undoubtedly seems like a strange quirk on my part — the color green. That also relates to a character … More Wednesday Writing — Research & Character Creation
Saturday, July 10, 2021 I’m ba-ack! I was finally able to leave those despicable jerks at TDS Telecom who insisted for nearly two years that nothing was wrong with any portion or aspect of my Internet service — no matter that it went dead multiple times a day — and I do not mean slow, … More Poll Results — Winner of Mode of Transportation
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 July is here, and so is the latest issue of Dead of Winter! NOTE: Sadly, my TDS Telecom Internet is completely out. They can’t send a tech this week. So, l am not able to be as present as l would like. Welcome everyone. To those in the USA, I hope you enjoyed … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 7, Revenant Pass
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Hello, everyone. Today we bid farewell to June. However, it is still June. The July issue of “Dead of Winter” is on schedule for release on the first Wednesday of the month. (Although I don’t commit to a firm publication schedule, that’s my own generally desired date.) I’m sharing some of … More Wednesday Writing — Beware the Fearsome Boobrie!
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Happy hump day everybody. June has flown by for me. I guess that’s just as well, because if it had lingered, it would have been burned to a crisp. I know I’m not the only one talking about the heat, and I do know that I’m fortunate, but it’s still stinkin’ … More Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal & #BookReviews
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 One of Dan Antion‘s baseball playing crows stopped to check things out. Promo image by Teagan, crow by Dan. Olga Núñez Miret provides not just a double-feature review of both the May and June issues of “Dead of Winter,” but reader guidance through the story. Click over and join the … More #BookReviews — Olga Núñez Miret on Dead of Winter 5 & 6
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 Hello, all. I have two seemingly unrelated words for today: fell and symmetry. Fell Since I’ve always lived in the USA, some things that sound unusual or unique to me, might seem ordinary to people living in the United Kingdom or Europe. However, I’m talking about my own process. Years ago, … More Wednesday Writing — Settings and Terms
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Update: The paperback is now also available. Universal purchase link: relinks.me/B096CPJNSX Welcome June — and welcome to you too, everyone. Last month the May issue of “Dead of Winter” ended with a ginormous cliffhanger at “Llyn Pistyll Falls.” Today I’m pleased to announce Journey 6, the Fluting Fell, and get us … More Announcing — Dead of Winter: Journey 6, The Fluting Fell
Monday, February 1, 2021 When I was a little girl, there were a few times when a group of kids would gather in the garage part of my parent’s modest home, because they liked the games I made up. One boy had the brilliant idea that we should take turns telling ghost stories. So, we … More A Visit from Roberta Eaton Cheadle & a Ghost!
Wednesday, January, 29, 2020 Welcome to the first installment of Wednesday Books! This post begins a new quarterly feature for Teagan’s Books. I’m not a book reviewer. Although I post a few at Amazon and Goodreads, I never do “real” reviews. However, when I recently bought my membership to the Rave Reviews Book Club (RRBC) I … More Wednesday Books — Roberta Cheadle, Through the Nethergate #RRBC #Bookreview
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
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
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, 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”
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
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
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!
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!
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!
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?
Sunday, March 17, 2019 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! The brick building in the featured image reminds me of one of the settings in Pip’s next adventure, A Ghost in the Kitchen — Three Ingredients 2. Stay … More Coming in Spring — What ghostly place is this?
Friday, February 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 of flappers. Coming in Spring… An Uninvited Guest… In Granny Phanny’s Kitchen! Here’s a hint. What “thread” ties this story … More Coming in Spring — Back to the 1920s
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 I’m so excited to get reviews! So I hope you’ll forgive me for crowing. Today author and “fairy whisperer” Colleen Chesebro* posted a review of my debut novel, Atonement, Tennessee. What a delight it was to read her mindful review with my morning coffee! I’m thrilled. Since Colleen is “the fairy whisperer“ I … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 6 ― Reviews & a Crossover Story
Welcome back everyone! I’m pleased to tell you that today’s ingredients were sent by a reader who hasn’t always been with us here at Teagan’s Books — Jo Robinson. Jo lives in beautiful South Africa, and has written quite a remarkable collection of stories. She has a wonderful imagination. For instance in her novel “The Shadow People, The … More Three Ingredients II – 6: Turnips, Onions, Sauerkraut