Monthly Archives: July 2019

2019 August Author of the Month: TJ Turner

I am so very pleased to introduce you to the August Author of the Month T.J. Turner, the author of  the Lincoln's Bodyguard series of novels. Todd has served our country as a member of the U.S. Air Force. He has been active in the Dayton-area writing community as well, serving as president of the Antioch Writers Workshop. Welcome, TJ, to our August dialogue! Janet Irvin: It is always interesting to learn of a writer's journey to publication. What first inspired you to write? TJ [...]

By |2020-01-02T21:07:27+00:00July 25th, 2019|Author of the Month|0 Comments

2019 July Author of the Month: LESLIE BUDEWITZ

Last month was a bit of a surprise -- lower than average temperatures and rain, rain, and more rain. Still, the wildflowers have grown tall and the potatoes are doing well. And, as all things do, the days pass swiftly. Now it's time for fireworks and picnic celebrations, and  another amazing authort. Allow me to introduce you to our celebrated and award-winning author for July -- Leslie Budewitz. Janet Irvin: Welcome, Leslie. You have become a real force in our writing community. Your novel series [...]

By |2020-01-02T21:08:59+00:00July 1st, 2019|Author of the Month|0 Comments

A Brief Treatise On Free Books

I confess. I'm a book addict and proud of it. My personal library shelves overflow with books - classics and moderns, all genres and sub-types, favorites I've re-read mulyiple times and new books I've only been through once. However, the budget doesn't always support the habit, and free books can be beguiling, especially when touted as award winners. However, lately the creative side of me whispers a warning. This month, as I prepare to launch a new book of my own in the fall, the [...]

By |2019-07-01T18:57:02+00:00July 1st, 2019|Essays|5 Comments