The Creative Indie part 2

In a previous post I gave you my top free outlets for stunning photography for creative designs and more. Let’s admit it, we all search for a beautiful pic to use as a header in our Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram (although I’m more of a Twitter gal, at least for now!) Now, it’s time to…

The One With The Rumor

The boy held back for a while. “I knew you didn’t have it in you, Chris! You are afraid of the ghost lady, aren’t you?! Oh, how the mighty have fallen!” “Zip it, Dehlia! I’d like to know what you would do if you d see her right in front of you. Sure, you are…

Cooking for one of my characters~ The Wildcard!

Maybe we don’t need another hero, but a little rebellion will sure spice things up! Are you tired of the same old winter recipes? Then you might want to get cozy and try the Wildcard beverage-a cup of hot chocolate with a twist! Who can resist one when it’s cold outside, and you get to…

PaperCut #NaNoWriMo19

Excerpt from my NaNoWriMo Project “I know why you are here, Diane. Because you are special. Although, I can smell you fear and the agony you are trying to hide under that tight smile. Maybe you should start running; that way, we can begin our little game. Now Go!”

The Monk and The Thorn

Once upon a time, not too long ago, two time -travelers met, exactly as their masters had agreed on. It was the middle of the Moroccan desert, and people gathered around a small tent, looking for a safe place to spend the night and protect themselves from the sirocco, a very hot and dry wind….

Exploring my author central page as a marketing tool

So you have made it through the 10th revision of your manuscript, and it is finally going live on Amazon. Your hands are sweaty, you are feeling a bit feverish, and I know why – you have probably sent a few arcs on your team, and now you are waiting to receive your first feedback….

The Portrait, by Evelyn Chartres. Book Review.

“Better to be a rose if only to bloom for a reason,than a diamond eternally closed to the world.”– favorite quote from the book. Evelyn is a fictional character that Vicky looks up to,and her fascination with her is an act of rebellion against her previous choices. If Evelyn is displeased and takes pleasure at…

Author tips

Aligning you blog’s feed with your GoodRead’s profile and the Amazon Author Central page, can help you engage with bloggers and readers. Whether you are an author or you enjoy writing from time to time , you might feel the need to share your thoughts on a self hosted page, or even create background stories…

This wind that loiters ~

This wind that loiters among the quinces This insect that sucks the vines This stone that the scorpion wears next to his skin And these sheaves on the threshing floor That play the giant to small barefoot children. The images of the Resurrection On walls that the pine trees scratched with their fingers This whitewash…

Princess Varia #fantasytales

“Our time is running out, Princess Varia! They will notice!” “Let them come for me, I’m ready. I will not go back to the forest. My fate is among humans!”

Exodus

“Don’t! this time it is going to be different!”“You really can’t see it?The girl you are looking for is not here anymore…I’m tired. Tired of being the tough one, the funny one,the one who can love enough for both of us… ” I am going to miss you …”” How can you miss someone you…

Hellbent

Embrace your inner darkness, and break on through to  your other side …

Prophecy

Late at night, strange faces come to me , demanding that i have their stories told~ they never leave until i do so …

Sempre Viva

What is “Sempre Viva” and what it stands for. It is a genus of flowering plants that has Italian Origin and literally means  “always / forever alive” . A good friend once gifted to me , when i was going through a period of self doubt. After i held it in my hands, i turned…

Milk Fever by Lisa Reece Lane

Book Review A really wonderful , fast paced read.  Even when sensitive topics come up, such as death , loss of loved ones and how to cope with it,  the author does not focus on the darkness of it, but dares the reader to examine such issues. Beautifully written dialogue and well developed characters ,…

Sangra

   Do not be afraid of the pain , it is a veil that separates you from your authentic self. What you are asking for , is temporary relief – while a cure requires further examination… Elysian

Crafting Mrs Aurora – part 2.

Q & A with beta readers (published with reader’s permission) 1.With all the places and locations in the book, are they all real places that you have visited or grown up in ? Most of the places are fictional, but some real places inspired me, such as Siora Angiolina’s neighborhood.While an actual Inn under her…

Crafting Mrs Aurora

Q&A with beta readers _ RachelD. (published with reader’s permission) 1.How many characters were based on real people in your life? Mrs. A. was an actual person, and besides my own experiences, I drew a lot of my inspiration from the real-life person, to shape her character. She was a ravishing woman, with a royal…

quotes to live by

“I want to happen to my life. I don’t want my life to happen to me.” Luke Perry

A Re- Arrangement of Fate

Every word that I am going to type will only imply how much of a beautiful soul, you were, and that is, a rearrangement of fate…

tangled up? tango on.

Hard times are the steps that will lead to your purpose. “If you are tangled up, just tango on.” -Scent of a Woman , movie.