QQQ: Sci-fi author Michael Mammay & Diving In Head First

Science Fiction author Michael Mammay joins Queries, Qualms, & Quirks this week to discuss diving in too soon, the book that saved his writing, the power of a one-sentence compliment, and the single quality that will guarantee a writer’s success. Michael: Query Text | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Amazon | Bookshop: Planetside | … Continue reading QQQ: Sci-fi author Michael Mammay & Diving In Head First

QQQ: Historical Fantasy Author Cass Morris and The Perils of the Acquisitions Board

Cass Morris works as a writer and educator in central Virginia. She holds a Master of Letters from Mary Baldwin University and a BA in English with a minor in history from the College of William and Mary. She reads voraciously, wears corsets voluntarily, and will beat you at MarioKart. Her debut series, The Aven … Continue reading QQQ: Historical Fantasy Author Cass Morris and The Perils of the Acquisitions Board

Announcing: Queries, Qualms, & Quirks

I'm launching a new weekly podcast on April 8th! Queries, Qualms, & Quirks asks published authors to share their successful query letter and discuss their journey from first spark to day of publication. Author Sarah Nicolas interviews authors of all genres about how they got started writing, their writing process, getting their book deal, and … Continue reading Announcing: Queries, Qualms, & Quirks

Recipe Review: Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

I had some leftover canned pumpkin puree from the Pumpkin Roll I made for Christmas and recently figured out that Publix's version of Nutella doesn't have soy in it - so the stars aligned for me to make this Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread from My Baking Addiction. Observations: This recipe is pretty straight forward … Continue reading Recipe Review: Nutella Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Book Giveaway in Celebration of Juneteenth!

In celebration of Juneteenth, Brenda Drake and I are giving away one book each to ten randomly-selected winners! Winners can choose any book by any of these authors: Kellye Garrett Tomi Adeyemi Nikki Dolson Kim Johnson Brittney Morris Melissa Erin Jackson Nicole Glover Roseanne A. Brown Alexa Martin You must enter via the rafflecopter link … Continue reading Book Giveaway in Celebration of Juneteenth!