#ThursdayDoors to Indie Books — 1920s Reads from SR Mallery’s #FreeBook! & Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene #TrickOrTreat

Thursday, October 27, 2022 Thursday Doors to Indie Books Today I’m sharing some 1920s doors.  It was a fun coincidence.  I just released a novella set in Coral Gables, Florida of the Roaring Twenties.  Meanwhile, to celebrate her upcoming 1920s mystery series, fellow indie author, S.R. (Sarah) Mallery is offering the introductory book for free … More #ThursdayDoors to Indie Books — 1920s Reads from SR Mallery’s #FreeBook! & Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene #TrickOrTreat

Revised: Spook-tober Shorts — Surar Fiends, featuring Robbie Cheadle

Saturday, October 22, 2022 Hello everyone, and welcome back to Spook-tober Shorts.  A couple of weeks ago I introduced some new character-friends, the Pumpkin Hat Girls.  They’re back for some more Twilight Zone-ish fun. BASED ON COMMENTS, I REVISED THE STORY TO INCLUDE AN EPILOGUE. Haunted Halloween Holiday is a delightful story by Robbie and … More Revised: Spook-tober Shorts — Surar Fiends, featuring Robbie Cheadle

#BadMoonRising A Peril in Ectoplasm by Teagan Riordain Geneviene #horror #paranormal — at Books and Such

Wednesday, October 19, 2022Hello, everyone.  Today I’m visiting author Teri Polen — and this gleefully ghoulish gallery of Jack-o-lanterns.  We’re discussing mirrors, Stephen King, and other Halloweenish things.  I hope you’ll click over and join the conversation.  There’s a link to the interview below, after the preview.  Comments here are closed. I’ve got a treat … More #BadMoonRising A Peril in Ectoplasm by Teagan Riordain Geneviene #horror #paranormal — at Books and Such

Spook-tacular Shorts — The Game of Sinful Delights, featuring Dan Antion

Saturday, October 8, 2022 Hello everyone, and happy October.  I hope to use this series of short stories I’m writing to promote new books from indie authors, whenever synchronicity allows.  Today that happened with the second book in Dan Antion‘s trilogy, “The Evil You Choose.”  The title is what inspired my short story, although Dan has … More Spook-tacular Shorts — The Game of Sinful Delights, featuring Dan Antion

Indie Books — New in 2022 & Coming Soon! #NewBooks!

Saturday, August 20, 2022 It’s All About Indie! Welcome, my chuckaboos!  Come on in and join this fandango.  To me, sharing indie books is simply rum ti tum with the chill off! It’s so much better to celebrate my friends than to bubble around.  There certainly is a lot to celebrate.  So, pour yourself a … More Indie Books — New in 2022 & Coming Soon! #NewBooks!

The Armadillo Files, Episode 11 — Featuring Christine Robinson

Saturday, October30, 2021 You’ve reached The Armadillo Files.  Stand by for spook-tacular silliness.  Yes, I know I’m late.  I think all your good wishes brought back my unreliable Internet. Sort of like clapping for Tinkerbell and chanting “I believe in fairies!”  In this case, pink fairy armadillos. The past few episodes of The Armadillo Files … More The Armadillo Files, Episode 11 — Featuring Christine Robinson

Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal for Journey 11

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Hello, everyone. As the Journeys of Dead of Winter draw near their end, so does this year.  For my location, the approaching solstice (Halloween, Samhain, and other names) falls halfway between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice.  In most of the countries of Dead of Winter, it also marks the … More Wednesday Writing — Cover Reveal for Journey 11

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

Book of the Month Update to Jazz Age Wednesdays 8 ― Pip and the Potent Poltergeist

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Sheiks and Shebas, welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays!  (I’m probably causing frustrations by doing this… but I had something special to add, and I had already launched this mid-week post… So bear with me.  Thanks to Dan Antion, OIKOS™-Redaktion, Victo Dolore, fragglerocking, and Olga olganm who had already commented.) My November is off to a pos-i-lutely … More Book of the Month Update to Jazz Age Wednesdays 8 ― Pip and the Potent Poltergeist

Jazz Age Wednesdays 8 ― Pip and the Potent Poltergeist

Please see the Updated Post.  I am sorry for any inconvenience. Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Sheiks and Shebas, welcome to Jazz Age Wednesdays!  My November is off to a pos-i-lutely neon-bright start!  There is something in the wind about Murder at the Bijou — Three Ingredients I  but that is all I can say right now…  … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 8 ― Pip and the Potent Poltergeist

Jazz Age Wednesdays 7 ― Pip in the Field of Fear

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Welcome back to Jazz Age Wednesdays.  In celebration of Halloween, I have another new 1920s tale with Pip and company.  This time I let search engines guide me to three random things to drive this story ― first Google, then Yahoo, then Bing.  I typed in “Halloween,” hit enter, and used … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 7 ― Pip in the Field of Fear

Jazz Age Wednesdays 6 ― Reviews & a Crossover Story

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

Jazz Age Wednesdays 5 — Pip in the Corn Maze

Wednesday, October 11, 2017  Welcome to October at Jazz Age Wednesday.  I’ve been so busy, I forgot today was Wednesday!  However, I’m here now, with something new for the Pip-verse and I’ve gotten all Halloween-ish! Writing Process I was honored when Chris Graham*, the Story Reading Ape himself, agreed to do a short story for one of my … More Jazz Age Wednesdays 5 — Pip in the Corn Maze

Happy Halloween

In celebration of Halloween, I’m re-posting an excerpt from The Dead of Winter.  This is probably my favorite sequence in the entire book.  I call it “Emlyn Ran.”  It comes from a ways into the story, so try to tell your brain not to worry about context or details you might not understand.  All “realms” … More Happy Halloween