If you've been around here for a while, you may remember that in 2014 I published my first novel (a fantasy, steampunky retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest). Well, friends, times have changed, and I'm thrilled to announce that in 2020 I will be releasing a brand new edition of my novel ON THE ISLE OF… Continue reading An Announcement & Book Cover Reveal!
Every November, writers and would-be novelists all over the globe commit themselves to writing 50,000 words in just 30 days. While that sounds like an unrealistic goal at first, a little bit of math reveals that it comes down to a goal of 1,667 words per day - which is much more manageable for some.… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – A Chance to Grow Stronger
So the Chicago Reader has an annual issue where Chicagoans all over can vote (free!) on The Best of Chicago in categories like food, entertainment, sports, and more. It's an awesome way to bring attention to the awesome things about Chicago, as proclaimed by Windy City citizens themselves. Apparently, my novel On The Isle of Sound… Continue reading The Reader’s Best of Chicago 2016 – RUNNER UP!
You may recall that a little while back I did a Slice of Pie post on my friend M.K. Wiseman's debut novel... well guess what? It's finally here!!!! We're celebrating the release of THE BOOKMINDER by M. K. Wiseman with a blog tour and Rafflecopter give-away! Visit each blog each day for more chances… Continue reading Blog Tour: Huzzah for the Bookminder!
May misses her best friend Libby. Three years ago, Libby was in an accident; her mother drove their car off a bridge, and they both drowned. Now, still struggling with her grief, May starts seeing strange signs of Libby's presence. Not ghostly signs, but rather a symbol, a character she and Libby created as kids.… Continue reading Review: Cherie Priest’s I AM PRINCESS X Battles Grief and Disbelief With Suspense and Action