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I’ve been speaking to author Carmen Stevens who has been telling me about her historical drama Anne.

Anne is set in 18th Century London, one of my favourite periods in history, can you tell us about this time and in particular about the setting for the book? 2,252 more words


Oils & Extracts

Yesterday my calendula finally got here, which means today I got to make some calendula oil. I need calendula oil because we are running low on our healing herbal salve, and I really need to make more. 162 more words


Wizard of Ends, Book 2: Dark Creature by Vanessa Finaughty, Chapter 1

Today’s tour host is Tracy Falbe, who will be sharing a guest post from me with three ancient Irish spells and charms. Enjoy!

As most of you already know, … 2,030 more words


Just Sayin' Monday I

To begin the week on a thinking note, I am making the Just Sayin’ Monday with food for thought until the next post: various quotes (always in speech marks) from books, articles, interviews I am reading as well as miscellaneous thoughts (in italic) en vrac.  324 more words


Lights Out

Today is the turn of Melissa Groeling who has taken time out to talk to us about her book Lights Out…

So where’s that manuscript you wrote but don’t want anyone to read? 1,281 more words


Flash Fiction/Nemesis

Author Marc Nash approached me a few days ago to see what I knew about Flash Fiction… answer very little. So he’s written a must read article for all authors interested in Flash Fiction and he’s also given us a taster of what he can do – don’t forget you can interact and leave comments below. 1,215 more words


Bryan Brandow: Triggering Cubes & Extracts using Tableau or MicroStrategy

Bryan Brandow (photo, right), a Data Engineering Manager for a large social media company, is one of my favorite bloggers out their in regards to thought leadership and digging deep into the technical aspects of Tableau and MicroStrategy. 272 more words