Welcome to this year’s interview with the finalists in the Best First Book category of the RWA Rita Awards. Changes in the contest scoring this year mean that (among other things) all five novels are double finalists: Elizabeth Byler Younts’… more
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And now to announce the winners of our Franklin Mill giveaway. Unfortunately Billie and Collette, your email boxes rejected me. Email me so we can get this squared away. a Rafflecopter giveaway For the Susanna Kearsley giveaway, our winner is… more
In 1921, infamous Italian poet Galeazzo D’Ascanio wrote his last and greatest play, inspired by his muse and mistress, actress Celia Sands. On the eve of opening night, Celia vanished, and the play was never performed. Now, two generations later,… more
A couple of weeks ago, Russ from The Franklin Mill contacted me about a potential giveaway to be hosted at Dear Author. We actually get these kinds of inquiries regularly but they aren’t well suited to our readership. But… more
Dear Readers: I went on vacation at the end of May and never came back mentally. Trying to think of new things to write about for Tech Sunday was wearing me down but I know that this is a vital… more