Tag: Writer

Macabre Sanctuary―Thrills, Chills, and Spine Tingling Tales

Ancient Egypt has its secrets―and Zet holds the key to one of them. As pharaoh, the whole kingdom would be his—the money, the power. The women. Do you want to know how Zet became pharaoh? Download Macabre Sanctuary to find out. “Ascent” will give you all the evil details. Macabre Sanctuary – by Joan Hall,

New Release—Romance Under Wraps

I’m very pleased to announce my first full length novel release. A paranormal romance, Romance Under Wraps. Set in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Dene has come alive to try and break the curse. For the first time in over four-thousand years, he finds someone that opens his heart. But will it be enough

Baklava for the Newlyweds

My daughter got married last weekend. Months of planning culminated in the perfect celebration. And my family got an amazing new son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend. I am part of a large Italian family, and at our wedding celebrations we have a cookie table. Our cookie table always has several Italian cookies, but

New Pittsburgh Novel Bleeding Heart

Today’s post is a bit different. I am interviewing fellow author, blogger and my sister, Staci Troilo. I’ve been following Staci’s writing journey since she started. I’m excited to have my sister as my guest today sharing her journey as an author, and information about her upcoming book, Bleeding Heart, being released on August 11. 

Shopping Online

Recently, I went to a large retail bookstore looking for a popular book. I couldn’t find it and asked the clerk for help. She said they didn’t stock the book, but she could order it and it would be in the store for pickup in two days, or for a small fee, I could have

Mom, What’s for Dinner?

I heard that question a lot when my kids were younger. I still hear it, but not as often.   With the hectic schedules we keep, after school activities, sports, job, shopping, household chores, we don’t have time to prepare a seven course meal. But we don’t want to go out to eat every night

Independence Day

This week we celebrate the birthday of the greatest nation in the world, The United States. For many it’s a day off work, family picnics, parades, fairs, concerts, and fireworks. For others it’s a reminder of what we sacrificed to create this great independent nation. Freedom isn’t free. Remember to thank our military, both active

Here Comes the Mother of the Bride

I’m the mother of the bride. That means I need to dress the part. No t-shirt, no blue jeans, no flip flops or Docksides. That even means no nice pants suit or casual skirt. Formal wear is what’s required. After speaking with my daughter’s mother-in-law and exchanging ideas, I decided the time had come to

You Are a Writer ~ Pick Yourself

Guest post by Lorna Faith Today’s post is a bit different. I am turning over my blog to fellow author, blogger and friend, Lorna Faith. I’m excited to have Lorna Faith as my guest today sharing her journey as a writer, and sharing information about an upcoming opportunity for writers. Please welcome Lorna Faith! Writing is a