Beabe Thompson


One can get lost in all the pretty-pretty, so it’s important to remember why I was trying this new thing: show accomplishments, goals, appointments, deadlines, encourage myself. Now the cynic in me scoffs at productivity stickers, but the artist oohs and aahs over them. Sometimes I need a sticker to remind me that a down day isn’t a failure, but just part of the effort.


A friend of mine who runs a publishing company posted a link to the third part of a book cover series, and I was enthralled. Everything I’ve tried to tell other new authors is in the series and even more.┬áPenny C. Sansevieri, CEO and founder of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. (AME) does a fantastic job of explaining how to make your book covers work using her expertise. Time and time again pros… Read More

Ramona DeFelice Long

author & editor

Prescription For Murder


The Broken Specs

Here's To Express.. :)

Older Bliss

Finding Happiness and Gratitude

Writing Romance in the New Orleans Region

Winners sometimes fail but never quit.


on the road...

Jane Austen's World

This Jane Austen blog brings Jane Austen, her novels, and the Regency Period alive through food, dress, social customs, and other 19th C. historical details related to this topic.