When I objected, starting around the age of four or five, to commercials on the radio, I had no idea what the future of marketing would hold for us all. Why, I asked, was “The Lone Ranger” interrupted to sell Silvercup Bread? Was it because of his silver bullets? Well, yes, it was considered a… Read More The Amazon Trail: The Terlet by Lee Lynch
Welp, here we are again. It’s Monday and my super-good intentions to be prepared by writing a blog yesterday for this morning went by the wayside. Again. I don’t know why I continue to be surprised by this – but I always am. I also don’t know about you – but I’m a “sorry” addict. … Read More Playing Catch Up
Romance is a genre that makes some unbreakable promises to its readers. There’s two people. They meet or they meet again, and we know in our heart of hearts that they belong together. But, there are obstacles or problems or tensions, or all three. Like they hate one another, or one of them is clueless… Read More The Romance Trap by Cindy Rizzo
I did an interview recently and one of the questions asked what my background is and whether it influences my writing. My response explained that I come from an Italian immigrant family and that, yes, it does influence my writing. Children of immigrant parents often have to grow up quickly and take on certain responsibilities… Read More Speaking of Representation…
So I’m going to keep it kind of short. I’m on the road for the next few months, touring this big, wonderful, complicated, stunning, confused country that I live in: the United Stated of America. Are we united? Reading the news, it sure doesn’t seem like it. It seems like we’re splitting apart at the… Read More Road Tripping USA
This time of year always gives me a jolt. In a good way. There’s so much happening that, when I stop to think about it, humbles me. Flowers are blooming, young animals are exploring my neighborhood, and most important, the sun stays out a little longer each day. This all adds up to the aforementioned… Read More Feeling Inspired?
Over the long Easter weekend of 30th March to 2nd April 2018, the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate played host to around 1,000 science fiction and fantasy fans for the 69th EasterCon, the annual British National Science Fiction Convention, named this year, in honour of the date, FollyCon (a previous EasterCon, held in Liverpool 1988, which… Read More FollyCon 2018/EasterCon 69