My friend Craig Hallam invited me to guestpost on his blog in, oh, July it must have been, and with everything that went on for me in the months of July and August - my anniversary and graduation, The Lincoln Asylum and Reading Swing Exchange - then working a bunch of overtime towards the end … Continue reading Guestposting Away
Category: Guest Visits
Cover Reveal: OLD HAUNTS by Craig Hallam
Today on the blog, I'm welcoming British writer, Craig Hallam, whose fantasy and steampunk writings are as varied as they are brilliant - which is to say: muchly. I've had the absolute pleasure of chin-wagging with Craig in person on multiple occasions, since we met in Leeds about two years ago. His newest novel Old Haunts … Continue reading Cover Reveal: OLD HAUNTS by Craig Hallam
Book Tour with Ellen Gable
Today on the blog, I'm talking virtual book tour newness as Catholic writer Ellen Gable's novel Julia's Gifts is out now. Julia's Gifts, a World War I romance, is Ellen Gable's 8th book and I am delighted to be part of her virtual book tour! I've enjoyed the straightforward prose of her O'Donovan books that … Continue reading Book Tour with Ellen Gable
Fauxpocalypse Reviewed by Musings From Neville’s Navel
It’s been a while and I don’t really talk about it that much, but do you remember that anthology I was part of a few years ago whose collection of stories centred on an apocalypse that ended up not happening? My friend and fellow writer/student/bookaholic, Engie of the Musings From Neville’s Navel, purchased the collection … Continue reading Fauxpocalypse Reviewed by Musings From Neville’s Navel
Suicide Prevention Week
Important words about suicide by writer Trish Marie Dawson.
Did you know that it’s Suicide Prevention Week? Having experienced suicide in my own family, and spending the last several years researching it for the Station series, I know a little about the topic, but I’m not a counselor or a doctor. I’m just a person, who, like so many others, has been left behind after someone has made the choice to let go. This topic, something so integrated into our society now, and such a huge stress for our youth especially, is still not talked about enough. There’s an invisible barrier up around it, which I challenge everyone to break down and discuss more, because the hardest part about losing someone to suicide is the not knowing how you could have helped them stay. And the more depression and harmful thoughts are talked about and shared, I firmly believe the more support can be given to help those in…
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Alice’s Night Circus
It may not be a Thursday, but I'm rather working from day to day and so cannot post to a schedule at this time. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of listening to Alice's Night Circus again (I first saw her live in Lincoln two years ago, and then last year as supporting for Steam Powered … Continue reading Alice’s Night Circus
I am delighted to share today for this music-y Friday, the folk duo Loreley, formed of good friends of mine, Maddy Glenn and Simon James Chisholm. Brought together in our first year of university by writing, and by subsequent modules in later years, it was clear that Maddy and Simon have a strong bond with … Continue reading Loreley Folk
What would you regret…?
I just wanted to share this video by YouTuber 'LindyBeige', a man whose intelligence and witticisms I much admire. Perhaps, I feel like we should take more stock of what questions are actually saying, rather than what they purport to ask. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohg2ZQcZ_h8&t=0s And what would you regret not having told someone?
UMBRAE Blog Tour
Today on the blog, I’m welcoming author Debbie Manber Kupfer with her new novel UMBRAE, the third book in the P.A.W.S. series. You can follow the rest of the March blog tour through the banner below: Step into the Shadows of Umbrae ... Miri’s world at P.A.W.S. in St. Louis is falling apart. First, Danny … Continue reading UMBRAE Blog Tour
Find Me Series Book 4 Cover Reveal
Today on the blog I'm hosting the cover reveal of book 4 of the Find Me series by Trish Marie Dawson, part of the series rebrand by Elizabeth Mackey Graphic Design: I wanted him to stop talking. To just close his mouth and forget everything he was going to say so I didn’t have to hear … Continue reading Find Me Series Book 4 Cover Reveal