A Reason to Stay – on sale – 99 cents

Summertime Sale ~ Must Read Romance Julieann Dove’s A Reason to Stay was recently tagged a “Must Read Romance” by USA Today book blogger Kathy Altman. We couldn’t agree more. To celebrate with our readers, we’re running a sale on the e-book version now though Sept. 15. Only 99 cents! Grab your copy at Amazon, Read more about A Reason to Stay – on sale – 99 cents[…]

Suzanne Hoos Book Signing

Suzanne Hoos, author of CONCEPTUAL, will sign copies on March 18, 6-8 p.m., at Delicious Cravings, 2325 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ.  Here’s an excerpt The chains on my father’s wrists rattle mournfully, and the jangling noise pulls me back. I study his features. His jowl droops. His chin  sags. His eyes are brittle. Gone are Read more about Suzanne Hoos Book Signing[…]

Meet Suzanne Hoos

We’re thrilled to introduce Suzanne Hoos, wonderfully talented author of a new adult dystopian science fiction(y)/adventure(y)/romanc(y) series. The first in the series, CONCEPTUAL, is now available in e-book at all major online retailers. Go here for an excerpt and buy links. In CONCEPTUAL, we follow Kira Dearheart on the cusp of her 21st birthday. Things Read more about Meet Suzanne Hoos[…]

Craft Monday: Beware the “ing”s!

When I first started writing fiction, I happened upon a writing tutorial that admonished to never, never, never start a sentence with an “ing” word. That bugged me, since one of my big rules is to mix up sentence structure. So I started to pay attention to what “the greats” did, and I found that Read more about Craft Monday: Beware the “ing”s![…]

Craft Monday: Demystifying gerunds…Wait. What?

Have you ever puzzled over the definition of a part of speech?  I have. It seems the farther I get from Mrs. Schilling’s 7th grade English class, the more foreign phrases like “split infinitive” become. So every once in a while we’ll tackle those funny-sounding parts of speech…just to keep you (and me!) on our Read more about Craft Monday: Demystifying gerunds…Wait. What?[…]

Craft Monday: No problemo? That’s a problem.

The other day I was reading and found myself skimming more than I’d like. Then I did it. I fell asleep. Not good. I enjoyed the characters, and the story line was intriguing. But nothing was compelling me to turn the pages to see what would happen next. So what was wrong? A lack of Read more about Craft Monday: No problemo? That’s a problem.[…]

Craft Monday: Do you dangle your modifiers?

It’s Craft Monday, and we’re reposting an oldie but a goodie from author/editor Alicia Dean. Alicia tackles the often confusing world of misplaced and dangling modifiers.  ___________________________ Writing this blog post, my phone rang.  A man selling cemetery plots with a husky voice was calling. Okay, neither of those happened. But I thought they would Read more about Craft Monday: Do you dangle your modifiers?[…]

Meet Rohn Federbush

This week we welcome Rohn Federbush, author of “The Farm Stray,” a short story about a woman who happens upon an old, abandoned farmhouse in the Michigan countryside. As she wanders around, noticing odd tools and detritus of the lives of the former occupants—a Depression-era farmer and his young, city-bred wife—her imagination takes flight. Or Read more about Meet Rohn Federbush[…]