“Check This _____ Out!” A Call for Guest Submissions

Hello, Everyone, As you know, for the months of April and May, Emerald Musings has a great series of guest posts lined up to keep you entertained and informed.  You can find the brave contributors here, and I strongly suggest you get to know them outside of Emerald Musings.  After … Continue reading

The Emerald Musings “5 Things I Wish I Had Known” Series Begins in April

Greetings, Everyone! Since I’ve managed to get some wonderful guest post contributions over the years, I decided to go to the well again and see what I could get.  And you ladies and gentlemen certainly didn’t disappoint!  So, starting in April, we’re featuring a new guest post on every Friday … Continue reading

Review of Lust, Money and Murder Book 1 By Mike Wells

Book:  Lust, Money, and Murder  Book 1 Author:  Mike Wells Publisher:  Self Published/Mike Wells Availability:   Kobo   Amazon  Google Books  Barnes & Noble Author Website and Social Media:  Mike Wells  Twitter  Facebook Overall Rating  3.00 Overall Summary: Growing up in the worst slums in Pittsburgh, Elaine and her father … Continue reading

A Review of The Daddy Track by Allison Leigh, Illustrated by Mayu Takayama

Book:  The Daddy Track Author:  Allison Leigh,  Illustrated by Mayu Takayama Publisher:  Harlequin Comics Availability:   Kobo  Amazon  Google Books Author Social Media and Website:  Allison Leigh  Allison’s Facebook  Allison’s Goodreads Illustrator Social Media and Website:   None Found Overall Rating:  3.75 out of 5 Stars Overall Summary: When Nate’s … Continue reading

When Writing Becomes a Bore…

If you’re a writer or an artist, I can almost promise you that you’ve felt the need to throw your keyboard or pad and pencil far away.  Creating anything can be at times gloriously frustrating.  For those of us who write for a living,  it can quickly turn into a … Continue reading

Welcome to 2017!

Hello Everyone, I know, it’s been a while since I posted to my blog Emerald Musings, and for that, I apologize.  The only excuse I have is that life over the months of November and December have gotten a bit more hectic between work and family, and since I am … Continue reading

Review of The German Messenger by David Malcolm

Book:  The German Messenger Author:  David Malcolm Publisher:  Crime Wave Press Availability:  Amazon Google Books Booktopia Barnes and Noble Author Website and Social Media: Amazon Author Page Overall Rating  3.0 Stars Overall Summary: 1916 is coming to the close, and the Great War is grinding on.  Soldiers and loved ones … Continue reading

Author Interview Blitz: Adriana K. Weinert

Today we’re welcoming Adriana K. Weinert to the Emerald Musings blog as we wind down our Author Interview Blitz!  Adriana is an upcoming author after my own heart, having a Ph.D. in molecular biology, and a drive to write speculative fiction.  You can find her blog at Catching Words. Question … Continue reading

Author Interview Blitz: Dee Willson

The Emerald Musings Author Interview Blitz continues into September with a conversation with the fan favorite Dee Willson, author of A Keeper’s Truth.  We’ve taken a look at her book previously on Emerald Musings, and it’s a great pleasure to welcome her to our interview room!  So without further ado… … Continue reading

Author Interview Blitz: Alastair Luft

Today we’re continuing our Author Interview Blitz on Emerald Musings with a conversation with Alastair Luft– author of  The Battle Within.  Please enjoy! Question # 1:  Let’s start with a fun question– Why do you write? First and foremost, I write because I have something to say. I went for … Continue reading