Thursday, October 19, 2017

A great blog for Cozy Mystery lovers! :-)

If you're a cozy mystery lover, then have I got a blog for you! Not only is this blog a feast for the eyes with its gorgeous hues of purple and lilac, it is a cornucopia of cozy mystery reviews. The thoughtful well-written reviews are also organized into helpful sub-categories:

And I would be remiss if I didn't let you know that this blog reviews other books as well: horror, romance, thriller and non-fiction.

Thanks, Gin, for reviewing my cozy mystery, "Death by Didgeridoo", and for writing such a lovely blog for all of us to enjoy. :-)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Check out my "Recipe for Success" in In D'Tale Magazine!

I'm happy to report that my latest article, "Recipe for Success", appears in the October edition of "In D'tale Magazine", a wonderful online publication. Check it out here:

Monday, October 2, 2017

The 2017 Golden Doughnut Short Story Contest :-)

Have you ever tried writing a story in just 200 words? It's not easy, since you have to introduce at least one character, set the scene, and make something interesting happen. It's a great exercise and better than a crossword puzzle for sharpening your mind! 

"The Golden Doughnut" is a short story contest where each 200 word entry must be based on the photograph provided. This year's contest was judged by Craig Johnson, the bestselling author of the Longmire series and I'm excited to report that my story, "The Monster Within", made it to the top 12. Hooray! All 12 stories are worth the read and, as I said, they are very short. 

Just in time for Halloween, here are the 12 creepy stories: