Virginia Woolf Two For One Special (I couldn't decide on one, so I had to choose both)! 🙂
March Media Madness: Down and Dirty
M.L. Desir’s Wednesday Down and Dirty Tip: Social Media The days of authors languishing away behind their keyboard, clack-clack-clacking away on their latest story or poem are what one could call the good, old days. Of course, in those good, old days you could end up like Edgar Allan Poe – wandering the streets of … Continue reading March Media Madness: Down and Dirty
You Can’t Write That.
You Can’t Write That. Oh really? Just watch. 🙂 The title of this blog post comes from a very tender spot in my life as an author and a Black woman growing up in the USA. Several years ago, I dated a close-minded individual (Who Shall Remain Nameless) told me that I couldn’t write my … Continue reading You Can’t Write That.
Practical Tips for Author Events/Book Signings
So, you’re hosting an author event or a book signing and may be stressing out (I am) on what to do to make your event: Interactive Exciting, and Memorable Thankfully, I’m blessed with a wonderful teenage son and a supportive fiancé who both give me advice and not only do I listen, but often follow … Continue reading Practical Tips for Author Events/Book Signings
Flash Fiction Fridays. KABOOM!
Flash Fiction is a type of story with extreme brevity -- no more than 1000 words. I invite you to study this photograph, write a 1000 word story (or less -- at least 100) to go along with it or inspired by it. Have fun and happy writing! I look forward to reading some fabulous … Continue reading Flash Fiction Fridays. KABOOM!
Book Review for Camela Thompson’s Blood, Spirit, and Bone
Book Review for Camela Thompson’s Blood, Spirit, and Bone Abandon all hope of suspense, ye who read on, for there shall be . . . major SPOILERS! Spoiler alert! Spoiler alert! Bee-doh! Bee-doh! Beeee-doh! Oui, oui, spoilers broken down into troi parts, as charmingly broken as my French. The Good: The characters (especially the main … Continue reading Book Review for Camela Thompson’s Blood, Spirit, and Bone
Book Review for Covenant’s End by Ari Marmell
The world Marmell created in the Widdershins’ series, along with the lively characters, will be greatly missed. No, I didn’t like the series – I absolutely, positively, hopping frogs ADORED it! His metaphors, which are not only clever and unique kept my mind stimulated and his action scenes, both vivid and spot-on played out like … Continue reading Book Review for Covenant’s End by Ari Marmell