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

What I do When I Lose the Will to Write

By Susan Vittitow Mark I’ve written for a living long enough, that I can usually manage the must-do, on-deadline stuff. Some people dig ditches, I tell myself. I push letters on a keyboard. Where I struggle is with personal, creative work. Sometimes I simply lose the will to write. Winter’s … Continue reading

How to Deal with a Terrible Case of the Writing Blahs!

By Andrea Hintz (Author of The Tesoro Series and Perception and Deception) There comes a time in every writer’s career when they face the most disorienting and frustrating time that they could possibly imagine. You have heard the phrase before: writer’s block. This could be because you are becoming bored … 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