snoopy-writing

First Words

“It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the house-tops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.” Paul Clifford… Read more

an_open_book

Bad news for romance authors

A friend of mine pointed this story out to me: All Romance E-books closing down and ripping off its authors The gist of the story is this: the website, All Romance E-books (ARe) is closing down as of 12/31/2016. That would be bad news no matter what – I love the way that ebooks and self-publishing have given us such… Read more

charms

New on the Shelves…

I don’t think I requested this one, but it certainly sounds good – The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick: Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely 7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his… Read more