Introducing Hail to the Haunts: A Ghost Story Podcast

It is no secret that seven-months-and-change of lockdown has caused a wide array of strange behaviors in us all. Indeed, I am no exception to this, as it seems that I have found my way into podcasting to create something new in the sameness that comes from isolation. Reading has always been an integral part…

Welcome to #13Stories 2020: A Hollowriting Challenge!

Welcome to another year of #13Stories—13 days and 13 prompts to create flash fiction, short stories, poems, or whatever writing that you can cast forth from your hearts, minds, and fingertips in celebration of Halloween. October is the season for challenges of all sorts—inktober (or kinktober for the adventurous), witchtober, drawlloween, and so many other…

Storytellers on Tour: Tuyo (Tuyo #1) by Rachel Neumier

Welcome to my stop for the Tuyo Book Tour with Storyteller’s on Tour! AUGUST 30TH – THE OPENINGWhispers & Wonder––AUGUST 31ST@katsreadingcornerOneReadingNurse––SEPTEMBER 1STMarginally Magical––SEPTEMBER 2ND@rach_reads––SEPTEMBER 3RD@the.littlest.bookshelf––SEPTEMBER 4THJessica Belmont@bibliophilesandcoffee––SEPTEMBER 5TH–THE CLOSINGRockStarlit BookAsylum For more about this tour visit Storytellers On Tour. The Book Raised a warrior in the harsh winter country, Ryo inGara has always been willing to…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Newest Addition to the Parliament House Press Team!

It seems only yesterday that I had the pleasure of announcing that I had joined The Parliament House as a marketing intern. In addition to my duties as a Content Editor for the publishing house, I have been working diligently to effectively market those books as they are released into the wild. I have thoroughly…

Storytellers on Tour: The Wrack by John Bierce

It is with great pleasure that I participate in another book tour with Storytellers on Tour, this time for The Wrack by John Bierce! I was excited to dive into a story about the rampant spread of a plague while still under lockdown in the midst of our own COVID pandemic. Sometimes stories can help…

Announcement: Blog Intern with The Parliament House Press

I am so pleased to announce that I was very recently accepted as the Blog Intern with The Parliament House Press. In my pursuits to further explore the nitty-gritty of publishing (every aspect from self-publishing to independent houses to big six), this opportunity presents unique access working closely with industry professionals and expanding my own…

Storytellers on Tour Presents: A King’s Bargain by J. D. L Rosell

Today I am delighted to participate in Storytellers on Tour to highlight the upcoming book A King’s Bargain by J. D. L. Rosell, the first installment of the Legend of Tal series! We have some tasty literary treats for you all right out of the heroic fantasy cauldron. Strap in, and read on! The Tour…

Goodreads Star-Ratings: An Interpretation

There are few things more hotly debated in the world of online amateur book-reviewing than the Goodreads star-rating system. It is a loose set of guidelines that has been rehashed and reinterpreted in so many ways as to be virtually meaningless (well, moreso than it is inherently). And, while I have many issues with Goodreads…

Quaranthoughts for Quarantimes

Everywhere I look, which seems to include mostly screens these days, is emblazoned with things like UNPRECEDENTED TIMES and EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES and BEST NOVELS TO GET US THROUGH NOVEL CORONAVIRUS. Okay, this last one isn’t real, though many lists like this inexplicably have neglected to cash in on the novel bit. But I would be…