Today Riley McKissack is talking about her hot hero Mick Hampton in the Men of the Badge series. FBI agent Mick Hampton has a blood grudge against the drug runners who killed his partner Tess Jefferson. The guilt he feels over his inability to protect her has destroyed any chance for a life together with… Continue reading TGIF … Heroes
I'm reading an advanced reading copy of Lexi Witcher's soon to be released young adult Bittersweet Sixteen which is a Dodie Jenks Novel. The paranormal plot has a pretty interesting twist. A curse that has been killing off the oldest female child for generations. But Dodie and her grandmother are determined to break this curse… Continue reading What are You Reading Thursday?
We had snow! Big shocker! Knox County is out today and tomorrow. UT had a two hour delay. What will tomorrow bring? My road looks like it is thawed out. Ice is gone for now. Snow has melted. Will the sun dry it enough to keep the low temps from freezing it back? Sprinting on… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
The day started out bitingly cold. They said we'd see snow by mid-to late afternoon, yet it started early. By 9 a.m. it was falling and the ground. Then the county schools announced they are dismissing early. More snow is scheduled to fall and accumulation is expected. Do I go home early or stay at… Continue reading Random Thoughts Tuesday
Please welcome with me our Guest Author -- Liz Flaherty Reinventing the Writing Wheel Thanks for having me today, Leanne. One of my favorite parts of having a new book out is all the visiting I do. My husband says—with only mild exasperation—that I like to run the roads because I’m afraid I’ll miss something.… Continue reading Guest Author Monday
Today it tried to get warm. We were in the 50s so it felt like a small heat wave after the cold temps we've been having. I celebrated and wore short sleeves with a sweater. My critique group got together today for the first time since before the holidays. We are going to try to… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes
B-R-R-R-R!!!!! It's cold outside!! Trying to stay warm and write today. It has snowed, the sun has tried to peek through the clouds, and the wind has blown, but it is still cold.
A mythic hero? Joseph Campbell says that most myths in the world have a hero who “ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons… Continue reading TGIF … Heroes
I've been reading a little of this and a little of that this last week. I read about a hundred pages of so of Unbelieveable the fourth book in the Pretty Little Liars series. I really want to finish that book, but since I had my sinus surgery I haven't read too much for a… Continue reading What are You Reading Thursday?
Ready to get to know some of your favorite Romance authors a little better? Romfest, a Readers and Writers Conference for the Romance genre is just around the corner and registration is now open! Romfest is pleased to announce nationally best-selling author, Anna DeStefano as the Welcome speaker at this year’s conference! She will be… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday