Review: The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

The Darkest Part of the Forest - Holly Black

I’m a huge fan of Holly Black’s urban faerie tales, Tithe and Valiant. So, I was excited to see that her newest book, The Darkest Part of the Forest, was in the same category. I was fully expecting a good book, because Holly Black never fails to entertain, but I …

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Crowdfunding Campaign a Success!

Crowdfunding Campaign Sucess

I’m happy to announce that the crowdfunding campaign for Quintina was a success! Thank you to the 76 pledgers who made it happen and an extra special thank you to Tim Milam, Brian Moxey, and Melanie Cameron of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage who really helped me to promote and …

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Player 1 and Player 2: Why I’ve Been MIA

Player 1 and Player 2 Birth Announcement

I haven’t been updating my blog lately. Heck, I’ve been pretty much MIA since November. But I have a really good reason. Actually, reason-s. The first being, I’m pregnant! Yay! So, a lot of my energy has been expelled just trying to get through my daily routine, working for my …

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$1,500 Holiday Giveaway + Great Books for Young Adults

$1500 Holiday Cash Giveaway

Are you looking for a gift for the teen reader in your life? These Young Adult books are sure to put a smile on their face when they find them under the tree. Plus, check out the BIG Holiday Cash Giveaway at the bottom of the page. You don’t want …

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Interview with Historical Romance Author Pam Lecky

The Bowes Inheritance by Pam LeckyThe Bowes Inheritance by Pam Lecky

If you’re a fan of period pieces, you’ll want to stick around for this interview. Pam Lecky is here today to tell us about her Historical Romance/Mystery novel, The Bowes Inheritance. Hi Pam! Tell us what The Bowes Inheritance is about. The main character is a young Irishwoman, Louisa Campbell, …

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Win a Kindle Fire 7″ & Amazon Gift Card!


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Interview with Romance Author Claire Fullerton

Dancing to an Irish Reel by Claire Fullerton

I hope you’re ready to transport yourself to Ireland, because Claire Fullerton is here today to tell us about her romance novel, Dancing to an Irish Reel. Tell us what Dancing to an Irish Reel is about, Claire. Dancing to an Irish Reel is literary fiction set on the western …

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Character Development – Anna

Anna - Copyright Meghan Riley 2015

This post is part of an ongoing series where I delve into the development aspects of my writing. Check back later for more posts just like this.  It’s common practice for authors to have specific people in mind when they write characters into a story. It helps make them more …

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Interview with Romance Author Catherine Herzog

The Key to Her Heart by Catherine Herzog

I’m happy to introduce Catherine Herzog, who is here to tell us about her romance/suspense novel, The Key to Her Heart. Tell us what The Key to Her Heart is about, Catherine. The Key to Her Heart is romantic suspense with a Christian bent. The main character is Anna Lattimier. …

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