Next Saturday, October 8th, is the inaugural Indie Author Day! During the Inaugural Indie Author Day, libraries from all across North America will host their own local author events with the support of the Indie Author Day team. In addition to these local programs, each library’s indie community will come together for an hour-long digital … Continue reading Indie Author Day Update!
Last week, I participated in the #SteampunkReadathon hosted by Whole Latte Books. For this readathon, I chose Gail Carriger's novella, Poison or Protect. This novella is a snarky romance following a character from Carriger's Finishing School series, Preshea Villentia neé Buss. It takes place several years after that series, when Preshea is an adult. She … Continue reading Book Review: Poison or Protect by Gail Carriger
The first day of autumn is less than a week away! Yes, I am one of those fall-loving girls, and I have no shame. The summer here in Buffalo, NY was especially brutal this year. We had eight 90+ degree days (it felt like more!) and a strange combination of high humidity and a summer-long … Continue reading In Anticipation of Autumn
The blog Whole Latte Books is hosting a Steampunk Readathon starting tomorrow (September 10th), which is absolutely amazing! The Readathon will take place online, using the hashtag #SteampunkReadathon. It begins Sept 10, 2016 at midnight and ends Sept 16, 2016 at 11:59 PM. You can sign up between now and anytime during the readathon here. … Continue reading Steampunk Readathon
Music has a place in pretty much every aspect of my life. I listen to music in the car, I often listen to music at work, I'm a dancer...even if I'm not actively listening to music, I'm probably singing along to something-or-other in my head. I also frequently experience musical frisson - that rush of … Continue reading Music That Influenced My Novel: Grigory’s Gadget