Ballard, H. Byron: Asfidity and Mad-Stones

Ballard, H. Byron: Asfidity and Mad-Stones

Asfidity & Mad-Stones: A Further Ramble Through Hillfolks’ Hoodoo Sharing these practices and this beloved but fading culture has led me far afield, teaching and speaking. I’ve rambled from the bayous of Louisiana to the ruined hills of West Virginia, and...
Ballard, H. Byron: Staubs and Ditchwater

Ballard, H. Byron: Staubs and Ditchwater

After years of pondering, Byron Ballard has written a primer for the kind of magic she practices. Driven to it by colleagues, friends and students, writing this little book is an act of stubborn devotion to a fading culture. This deceptively simple system of folk...
Ballard, H. Byron: Embracing Willendorf

Ballard, H. Byron: Embracing Willendorf

This is a saga both serious and ridiculous of how the author came to love her body and listen to it, even when it whispered nonsensical things.  Embracing Willendorf: A Witch’s Way of Loving Your Body to Health and Fitness is a kind of memoir, a story of walking and...
Ballard, H. Byron: Earth Works – Ceremonies in Tower Time

Ballard, H. Byron: Earth Works – Ceremonies in Tower Time

We wander through woods, on a path well trod. Single file sometimes but best in groups that chat and laugh and look forward. In the clearing there, up ahead—an old rock table with an uneven surface.  On it sits a bowl of sand from a river not far. We come to stand in...
May, Bob: The Process of Play Directing

May, Bob: The Process of Play Directing

Bob May, director of over 450 plays and with forty-eight years of theatrical experience, shares his winning directorial process in an easy-to-read, exciting way. Using examples from productions he directed, Bob starts from choosing a concept and works his way through...
May, Bob: Scriptwriting Structure

May, Bob: Scriptwriting Structure

Scriptwriting Structure: To-the-Point Pointers Bob May has spun Aristotle’s theories and modern practices together to form his own structural techniques that have led to twenty-five of his scripts being published and hundreds of productions around the world. The...
May, Bob: Paul Bunyan, Two Old Men, and a Wizard

May, Bob: Paul Bunyan, Two Old Men, and a Wizard

Introducing Fifteen New Plays for Your Reading or Production Award-winning playwright, Bob May, has been produced all over the world with his popular plays Beanie and the Bamboozling Book Machine, Elson, the First Christmas Elf, and others. This collection contains...
Jeanne Blasberg, Campuses and Secret Societies: The Nine

Jeanne Blasberg, Campuses and Secret Societies: The Nine

Inside the Tea Room with Jeanne Blasberg, author of The Nine Hello Jeanne! It’s so nice to see you again. We sure covered a lot of territory last time, including your writing strategy and the impact of your family life on your writing. Before we start, I love to ask...
The Alchemist of Lost Souls

The Alchemist of Lost Souls

The Alchemist of Lost Souls (A Bianca Goddard Mystery)Historical Mystery, 4th in SeriesKensington (April 30, 2019)ISBN-10: 1496715314ISBN-13: 978-1496715319Digital ASIN: B07G6R99SR A dangerous element discovered by Bianca Goddard’s father falls into the wrong hands,...
Marlene Bell, Counting Sheep, and a Yacht.

Marlene Bell, Counting Sheep, and a Yacht.

Hi, Marlene! I’m so glad you made it here to chat today! Love the location you chose.  Here, take a fresh chocolate-chip cookie from the bag. MB: They’re sinful— lots of chips in them. Mmm. Thank you. What a great idea to meet up at the beach! Is that white tarp...
C.A. Larmer sails by for a visit.

C.A. Larmer sails by for a visit.

Hello, we are so glad to have you here at Epen! Guests, please say hello to author C. A. Larmer. Is that a gift? For me? I love it!   CA: Isn’t it wonderful? That’s the beautiful old steamship that I based my second Agatha Christie Book Club adventure around, the...
Shelly Frome, Moon Games, and Tower Time

Shelly Frome, Moon Games, and Tower Time

Moon Games by Shelly FromeCozy Mystery/Amateur SleuthMilford House Press (August 6, 2018) Please welcome Shelly Frome to ePen, and read on about demon spirits, church ladies, and his inspiration for Moon Games. Click on the cover to purchase your copy. Or try for a...
Drops of Cerulean

Drops of Cerulean

by Dawn Adams Cole Skye Sarac, Reviewer A story of love, loss, and rebirthSpanning the years 1930–2014, Drops of Cerulean chronicles the lives of Ilona, the daughter of a Greek restaurateur, who marries into a prominent Houston family; her son, Cadmus, who...
An Ivy Meadows mystery by Cindy Brown

An Ivy Meadows mystery by Cindy Brown

Scroll for a giveaway! Cozy Mystery 6th in Series Henery Press (November 15, 2018)   A jouster, a playwright, and a detective walk into a faire…but it’s no joke when one ends up dead. Actress and part-time PI Ivy Meadows is thrilled when she learns that the...

Autumn Newsletter 2018

If you missed the autumn newsletter, click on the image and enjoy book news and dialogue tips. Share this:FacebookLinkedInTwitterMoreEmailRedditPinterestTumblrLike this:Like...
The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller by Cleo Coyle

The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller by Cleo Coyle

Visit my Ode to Cleo page here: https://theeditingpen.com/cleo The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller Penelope Thornton-McClure and her bookshop’s ghost-in-residence Jack Shepard are back on a new case in this delightful paranormal mystery from New York...
Scottish Adventures by Sherrie Hansen

Scottish Adventures by Sherrie Hansen

The Romance of Wildflowers and Scottish Adventures by Sherrie Hansen Thank you to Annie at the Editing Pen for inviting me to write a post about Scotland. As a hostess gift, I’d like to present Annie with a weekend stay at Blair Atholl Castle on the occasion of their...
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