“Snow Drifts” – The Vast Landscape #vignette

“Snow Drifts” – excerpt from The Vast Landscape by Jacqueline Cioffa #vignette The Gravity Imprint re-release, The Vast Landscape by Jacqueline Cioffa will be out soon! “This story was quite the ride; it was raw and full of emotions, doubts, mistrusts, fame, love and it was like following a train wreck as it goes down the track.”  “Poignant Narrative”  “Remarkably Well-Written Debut Novel”  “STUNNINGLY EMOTIONAL AND SOUL-GRIPPING”  “BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN AND DEEPLY MEANINGFUL”

#Author Diaries ~ Wendy Garfinkle, author of SERPENT ON A CROSS

  #Author Diaries is pleased to welcome Wendy Garfinkle, Booktrope author of SERPENT ON A CROSS.   Wendy is a writer who holds degrees from three different universities, including MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University. Her debut novel, SERPENT ON A CROSS, which was published October 30, 2012, by Northampton House Press as an eBook, was re-released digitally and in print – with new content – by Booktrope, in August

Frostbite Nation

Frostbite Nation by Jacqueline Cioffa There are few things I know. I have never seen or imagined some better, happier version of me from the future. No matter how hard I squeeze my eyes tight, I’m blindsided. I can’t map it out. I visualize serenity, the modern beach home, transparent, quiet and clean. Made of clear glass to see the silly sun rise in the mornings, and mourning moon smiling back at

#Author Diaries ~ C. Streetlights, author of Tea and Madness

Author Diaries is pleased to welcome C. Streetlights, Gravity Imprint author of Tea and Madness.   After writing and illustrating her first bestseller in second grade, “The Lovely Unicorn”, C. Streetlights took twenty years to decide if she wanted to continue writing. In the time known as growing up she became a teacher, a wife, and mother. Retired from teaching, C. Streetlights now lives with her family in the mountains along

3 Day Quote Challenge ~ Heaven Help The Weak

I was invited by the lovely blogger Stephanie Ortez (thank you), of Collected Essays of The Anxious Mind to participate in the 3 day Quote Challenge on the theme of sadness. I have chosen not to write about the recent tragic events and massacres unfolding on a global scale, but to look back and reexamine where we have been. To ponder how many mountaintop peaks and ocean depths there are separating and dividing society. How

#BOOK FEATURE: THE PINK MARINE by Greg White Cope

I am thrilled and proud to present the hilarious and touching The Pink Marine by the multi-talented author Greg White Cope with Querelle Press.   ​TITLE: The Pink Marine AUTHOR: Greg Cope White PUBLISHER: Querelle Press DATE OF PUBLICATION: October 21, 2015   BLURB: When Greg Cope White’s best friend tells him he is spending his summer in Marine Corps boot camp, all Greg hears is “summer” and “camp.” Despite dire warnings from his friend,

Forever Betrothed To The Night

Forever Betrothed To The Night By Jacqueline Cioffa The rotten apple bobs atop the pond scum drowning and dunking under the sweet, brown silence of murky still waters. And me, I understand. In tune with the dark, the death concept softens the breath in an instant. My heart does not skip nor quicken under the harsh white rays of a chilled, September sun. It is calmed and quieted, intoxicated by the still-birth possibility. The