Write Stuff Wednesday: Popularity of Cozies

As a long time fan of cozy mysteries, I’m excited to see a resurgence in the popularity of the genre. But with my own book scheduled for release this summer, I’ve had several friends and family members ask how cozies differ from a typical mystery. It’s funny how you can live and breathe something duringContinue reading “Write Stuff Wednesday: Popularity of Cozies”

Book in the Spotlight: Death By Pins and Needles, by Susie Black

Please join me in welcoming Susie Black. Today we are spotlighting Death By Pins and Needles. I’m thrilled to see another cozy mystery by this author. Susie was also kind enough to share her expertise by providing a link to finding the right size swimsuit. ABOUT THE BOOK: Title: Death By Pins and Needles Series: HollyContinue reading “Book in the Spotlight: Death By Pins and Needles, by Susie Black”

Write Stuff Wednesday: Books on Writing

When I finally decided to make the leap from notebook scribbling to writing a novel, I knew a large chunk of time would go toward learning the craft. Old-school notebooks are still my go-to in the beginning stages of a new book, and I will forever be honing my writing skills. In the beginning, IContinue reading “Write Stuff Wednesday: Books on Writing”

Shirley Goldberg Interviews Lucy Bernard from A Little Bit of Lust

Please join me in welcoming Shirley Goldberg. Today she is interviewing one of the main characters, Lucy Bernard, from her novel. She was also kind enough to share a scrumptious recipe for Chocolate Macaroon Cookies. ABOUT THE BOOK: Title: A Little Bit of Lust Series: Starting Over (Book 3) Author: Shirley Goldberg Genre: Women’s Romance Fiction BLURB:Continue reading “Shirley Goldberg Interviews Lucy Bernard from A Little Bit of Lust”

Write Stuff Wednesday: Location is Everything

Drumroll please… The first installment in the Music Box Mystery series, A Sour Note, is set in a Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. When writing the first draft, I struggled with whether to use a real or fictional setting. But as a lifelong New Englander and more than thirty years of vacationing in Hampton Beach, IContinue reading “Write Stuff Wednesday: Location is Everything”