Monthly Archives: August 2019


Novel Magic: The Hollow King by Tasarla Romaney 1 comment

The Hollow King by Tasarla Romaney–this week’s Novel Magic feature–has everything we love! Enter the giveaway for a gift card and two free books! A Favorite Villain–excerpt from The Hollow King by Tasarla Romaney Not only does The Hollow King have magic, adventure, fantasy creatures, it also has my favorite villain. I loved writing Ovezara. Here’s a brief glimpse of her… The glass orb sailed through the air and smashed against the stone wall. “He’s alive and at the […]

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Novel Magic: The Visionary-Paranormal or Supernatural? 19 comments

The Visionary by Pamela Thibodeaux tells a tale of healing–through what some consider supernatural means. Pam’s post offers a discussion of the distinction between the paranormal and the supernatural. Put in your two cents in Comments to enter the giveaway (or just say howdy.) Bonus: Check out this podcast interview about The Visionary. Access the podcast at either of the links below: Discover the Story IHeartRadio   Paranormal or Supernatural? by Pamela Thibodeaux  When Sorchia sent out invitations to […]

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At the Edge of the Cliff….And Then…. 2 comments

Cliffhangers–Can You Take It? Caution: Rant Ahead Is it just me? It seems to me that some readers just can’t handle suspense. They say they want it, but when you give it to them in the form of a cliffhanger—they don’t like it. Yeah, yeah, yeah—I get that we want a sense of closure at the end of a story—Happily Ever After or Happy For Now or even Everybody’s Dies. But in a series, delayed gratification comes with the […]

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His Magic Touch by Debby Grahl Novel Magic in Sorchia's Universe

Novel Magic: New Orleans Voodoo in His Magic Touch 2 comments

Novel Magic features New Orleans Voodoo this week–and you know how we love Voodoo–in Author Debby Grahl’s fantasy romance–His Magic Touch. Read all about it and get a little excerpt below. Don’t miss the chance to win a FREE copy of His Magic Touch PLUS another great read by none other than–ME!  About His Magic Touch by Debby Grahl New Orleans is also known as the Crescent City or the Big Easy. My husband David and I first visited […]


Novel Magic WINNER #1

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Congratulations Anna L. You won E-Copies of Daryl Devore’s Love My Fate and Sorchia’s Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones. Your prizes will be in your email shortly!! New Giveaway starts August 12. Win copies of His Magic Touch by Debbie Grahl and Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo Queen by yours truly.


Long Dark Teatime of the Soul in Sorchia's Universe

My ‘Long, Dark Teatime of the Soul’

The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul of 2019 hung on longer than usual. Douglas Adams coined the phrase in Life, the Universe, and Everything to describe the ‘wretched boredom of the immortal being Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged.’ Adams described the term this way, too: In the end, it was the Sunday afternoons he couldn’t cope with, and that terrible listlessness which starts to set in at about 2:55, when you know that you’ve had all the baths you […]