Linda Sienkiewicz Tackles a Devastating Secret in Her Novel IN THE CONTEXT OF LOVE

When I met Linda Sienkiewicz at the Great Lakes Book Bash, we became instant author friends. Hearing about the powerful book she’d written, I had to invite her to share it on my blog. Welcome, Linda! What was the first seed of an idea you had for your book? How did it develop? In the Read More

Buried Deep in Our Hearts: A Novel About Losing a Cherished Pet

Anyone who has lost a pet knows the emptiness and grief that follows. Turning her research into a fictional story, author Tracie Barton-Barrett offers an source of solace to pet owners. I’m so pleased to welcome Tracie to my blog today. Please tell us a little about yourself. As a mid-Michigan native and a life-long animal Read More

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Sgt. Windflower Solves a New Mystery in the Latest Book by Mike Martin

When you combine Canada and mystery, you speak to my heart. Mike Martin does just that in his books, and I’m so pleased to have him visit my blog again. Welcome, Mike. Please tell us a little about yourself. I was born in Newfoundland, on the east coast of Canada and I currently live and Read More


Karen White Talks about “Grit Lit” and Ghosts

A friend recommended The House on Tradd Street to me because it reminded her of The Cavanaugh House. I read it and became an instant fan of author Karen White. Today, I am thrilled to welcome Karen to my blog. I had so many questions for her, and she graciously answered them all. How does Read More


Five Take-Aways After My Writerly Weekend (Pardon My Tantrum)

Picture 12 women in a room and no one is talking. Silence. And it wasn’t a prayer service or a silent retreat. Hard to imagine? Not if these women are writers participating in a weekend write-in. Okay, in our minds, some of us were talking with our characters. Some of us even might have been Read More