New Release: Mountain Laurel Christmas by @JanSikes3

I am delighted to welcome back author, friend, and fellow Story Empire contributor Jan Sikes to my blog today. Jan has written a brand new novelette and it's just in time for the holidays. Jan is a master at writing short stories, and I think this one is her best to date! (Read my five-star … Continue reading New Release: Mountain Laurel Christmas by @JanSikes3

Book Review: We Live Next Door

Hey, Everyone. My reading time has decreased somewhat in the past few weeks as I'm trying to concentrate on writing. However, I recently purchased Laura Wolfe's latest release and couldn't wait to read it. Blurb You think you know the people next door… What if they know you better? I always dreamed of moving back … Continue reading Book Review: We Live Next Door

All The Leaves are Brown (Thanksgiving and Writing)

Does the title of this post sound familiar? Those of you who remember the Mamas and Papas song, “California Dreaming” will recognize it as part of the lyrics. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in America. In many ways, it’s my favorite holiday of the year. Not just for the turkey and dressing (or stuffing depending on … Continue reading All The Leaves are Brown (Thanksgiving and Writing)

Book Review: You Can Run

The past few weeks, I've concentrated more on writing so my reading time has been limited. I requested an advanced reader copy of You Can Run from Net Galley after reading a friend's review. I'm thrilled to have been approved for it. The book releases on January 25, 2022 Blurb Laurel Snow wouldn’t call hunting … Continue reading Book Review: You Can Run

November – The Beaver Moon

Hey, everyone. We’re nearing the end of this series on the Native American names for full moons. If you missed the others, just click the following links. The Wolf Moon (January)The Snow Moon (February)The Worm Moon (March)The Pink Moon (April) The Flower Moon (May)The Strawberry Moon (June) The Thunder Moon (July)The Sturgeon Moon (August)The Harvest … Continue reading November – The Beaver Moon

Veteran’s Day

Veterans Day first came about on November 11, 1919, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to Americans expressing what he felt the day meant. Originally known as Armistice Day, it coincided with the first anniversary of the ending of World War I. It has since become a time in which we honor all United … Continue reading Veteran’s Day

On The Road with @MarciaMeara

Hey, everyone. November is turning out to be a busy month for me. Today, I'm excited to be a guest on Marcia Meara's blog, The Right Stuff, for her feature called, "Ten Things You May Not Know About Me." Marcia is a good friend who is very supportive of other writers. She's also a talented … Continue reading On The Road with @MarciaMeara

Book Review: Falling

I read this book a few weeks ago, but since I had several reviews already scheduled for Net Galley ARCS, I'm just getting around to posting this one. Falling is an action-packed best-seller and comes highly recommended. My Review ★★★★ Imagine being the pilot on a plane from Los Angeles bound for New York … Continue reading Book Review: Falling