New Audio Short Story: The Audience Is the Enemy

Tuesday means it’s time for a new audio short! Today we debut The Audience Is the Enemy, where a musician laments on her strange “fan” situation. This was originally written as a monologue for a theatre series called Artist Horror Stories, though the show was never brought to fruition because of the pandemic. Listen toContinue reading “New Audio Short Story: The Audience Is the Enemy”

March Monthly Roundup

Happy Wednesday, friends! 🌺 It’s not yet officially the end of the month, but I’m doing our March roundup a little early to cover a couple of announcements and updates. Then after the very me-centered stuff (LOL) you’ll find the usual list of book reviews and author spotlights, plus I have upcoming events compiled nowContinue reading “March Monthly Roundup”

New Song Alert: You and I by Mikaela Rose

The month of love is far from over! Today I’m happy to share that my dear friend Mikaela Rose is now officially a singer-songwriter with the release of her latest single You and I 💖 Six years in the making, You and I is a most fitting song for this season of love, so hopeContinue reading “New Song Alert: You and I by Mikaela Rose”

Anywhere With You Is Home by Marie Sinadjan & Manuel Angelo #NewMusic #NewMusicFriday

Many moons ago, I mentioned that I met my husband in a musical, so it was actually obligatory for us to something musical-y for our wedding. Thus we recorded a cover song and did a music video instead of a typical engagement shoot, performing our version of Anywhere With You Is Home by Kurt HugoContinue reading “Anywhere With You Is Home by Marie Sinadjan & Manuel Angelo #NewMusic #NewMusicFriday”

Myth & Magic Episode 108: Hotel Fen #podcast #fantasy #writing @neilmach @meriscorner

For those who followed my 18 Reads of Christmas series, you’ve already met Neil Mach, novelist, podcaster, and the host of the Myth & Magic show. And I had the privilege of being invited by Neil to his show, along with my Hotel Fen co-author Meri Benson, to talk about our book, our crafts, and our creativeContinue reading “Myth & Magic Episode 108: Hotel Fen #podcast #fantasy #writing @neilmach @meriscorner”

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

I don’t have much to say today, except to yet again thank you all for being blessings in my life. 💖 I hope you are blessed just as much for your kindness and generosity, and that you’re able to take the time to be with your families and just enjoy yourselves. 💕 Are you readyContinue reading “Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!”

#18ReadsofChristmas: After the Party by A.K. Ritchie #newadult #contemporaryromance #music @AK_Ritchie

For day 7, I would like to introduce A.K. Ritchie, whose writing is influenced by the music she loves. (Hey, that sounds like someone I know! 😉) She loves writing contemporary fiction with a focus on romance and coming-of-age stories. She also likes seeing live music, spending time in nature, going on road trips, meetingContinue reading “#18ReadsofChristmas: After the Party by A.K. Ritchie #newadult #contemporaryromance #music @AK_Ritchie”

My Years in Music via #SpotifyWrapped

I always look forward to #SpotifyWrapped as it pretty much sums up what I’ve been up to in the last couple of months. And sometimes Spotify has interesting things to say, too! 🤣 Without further ado, my Spotify 2021 stats: Minutes Listened: 19,883 – That’s roughly 330 hours. I listen to music a lot. TopContinue reading “My Years in Music via #SpotifyWrapped”

The State of November: NaNoWriMo, Hotel Fen II, Holiday & New Year Plans

Wow, November’s gone by in a blur. I’d had a number of things planned, but other things – good things! 😊 – happened along the way and derailed me. While I’m not yet able to announce what those things are, let’s just say that they’ve taken priority, hence my lack of replies in the pastContinue reading “The State of November: NaNoWriMo, Hotel Fen II, Holiday & New Year Plans”

#MusicMonday: Like I Can by Dave Feril

Some of you probably know him by now since you’ve heard Elevator, but let me properly introduce you to our gig group’s vocal powerhouse, Dave Feril! ✨ If anyone is to be found spontaneously breaking into song and dance, that’s Dave. A true free spirit, there is no greater joy for him than collaborating withContinue reading “#MusicMonday: Like I Can by Dave Feril”