Flashman, the foreign correspondent’s role model: Victorian England’s foremost rotter would have made a great journalist

Today I am sharing a column that appeared recently in The Economist. Written by an unnamed foreign correspondent, it takes a sardonic and self-effacing view of foreign correspondents by suggesting that Victorian England’s foremost rotter would have made a great journalist. As with all satire, there may be more truth … Read more…

“Finding Billy Battles” a Finalist for the Laramie Book Award

I am honored to report that Finding Billy Battles, book one in the Finding Billy Battles trilogy, was just added to the “short list” for the Laramie Book Awards #CAC17, #SeriousAuthors, #LaramieShortlister @ChantiReviews. The Short Listed Semi-Finalists are now in the final rounds of judging for the Five First in Category Positions. The Semi-Finalists … Read more…

A Blog Post Wherein I Get Giddy And Agitated About Definite Articles And Apostrophes…

Today I am delighted to share a post from fellow Author Heidi Mastrogiovanni, author of  “La La Pettibone’s Act Two.”  In it, she provides a stern lesson on grammar and language. Read it. You won’t be sorry! By Heidi Mastrogiovanni Okay, so, I’m thinking maybe we alternate the Precious Pets Past and Present Posts (wherein I … Read more…