Words and Fun


Brave authors stop by for an interview to share writing tips and browser histories


And they bring strange gifts: a turtle, a mansion, and a yacht!

Zac Bissonnette’s Hooray for Hollywood

Zac Bissonnette Hooray for HollywoodA Killing in Costumes (A Hollywood Treasures Mystery) Stardom fades fast when you’re on the line for murder.  Zac Bissonnette is the New York Times bestselling author of several nonfiction books, including The Great Beanie Baby...

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Interview with Elizabeth Pantley

Interview with Elizabeth PantleyElizabeth Pantley braved the drive over for a short interview, so I got out my best tea service and freshly baked cookies. She arrived with a giveaway for you!  Interview with Elizabeth Pantley It’s great to meet you! I hope you...

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Elizabeth Price visits with Haunted Ends

Elizabeth Price visits! We're really excited to have Elizabeth Price here with us. Tea is ready and we’ve got some goodies to munch that are hot out of the oven just as Ms. Price seated herself on a comfy chair in our interview room. Hello, Ms. Price! We always have...

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Guest Posts

There are never enough books. These guest posts will introduce you to the wonderful authors who write them.

Book Reviews

Browse to find your next good read.

Danger in Edinburgh by Emma Dakin

Danger in Edinburghby Emma DakinTea? Check.Coffee? Check.Cookies? Of course.  Isobel Ferguson, a character in Danger in Edinburgh, stopped by for a wee chat before she headed out to get involved in a most murderous murder.Danger in Edinburgh (The British Book Tour...

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The Haunted Bookshop Mysteries by Cleo Coyle

Book ReviewsHaunted Bookshop MysteriesCleo Coyle and the Haunted Bookshop Mysteries.     Have you met Jack Shepard? To catch up with all things Jack and Pen, click here: https://amzn.to/31rrPKW.More goodness from Cleo Coyle: https://amzn.to/2OsCJV4 Coffee,...

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Granny and Jezabelle: Crossover Characters

Weed Lake: A Fuchsia/Brilliant, MN CrossoverGrannyEdith Press (March 1, 2022)   Hermiony Vidalia Criony Fiddlestadt, aka Granny, and Jezabelle Jingle are supersleuths in their own communities, Granny from Fuchsia and Jezabelle from Brilliant. Because they live...

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Grammar Fun

Ode to Homophones

Ode to HomophonesMrs. Grammar Person’s Ode to Homophones When I give my assent, it means I concur, but my rapid ascent means I fly like a bird. (I just love homophones, don't you?) I compliment you when I say something kind, like your meal is superb and complements...

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Admire Your Adverbs

Admire Your AdverbsMrs. Grammar Person wants to admire your adverbs. Are you as fond of adverbs as we are? We have been waiting for months for Mrs. Grammar Person to return.And now Mrs. Grammar Person has a few things to say: Fear not, Gentle Writer, Mrs. Grammar...

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Irregular Nouns

Irregular NounsBarbara Venkataraman is back with another sweet verse for our ears. The Mixed-up Sound of an Irregular Noun Fear not, Gentle Writer, for Mrs. Grammar Person, hearing your sighs and seeing your furrowed brows, is delighted to offer her assistance once...

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