Category Archives: Mary’s Posts

5+ Books That Changed My Life

The fabulous Michelle Diener challenged us to write about 5 books we love or have recently read or read long ago and still remember. I have many more than 5 books I love, as I’m sure you do 🙂 So here are … Continue reading

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4/1: 4 for 1 and 1 for all! — Guests Roxy Mews, S.L. Carpenter and Kayleigh Malcolm

Tomorrow is, in US terms, 4/1. Across the world it’s April first, better known as April Fools. It’s the official™ holiday of that fun pack of authors, those April Fools For Love, Roxy Mews, S.L. Carpenter, Jodi Redford and Mary Hughes, … Continue reading

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Big $10/$10/$10/$10/$10 giveaway–No April Fools here!

One of the things I love about book releases is the tour, where I meet readers, bloggers, reviewers and other authors. Followed closely in fun by the book release tour giveaways. I adore how delighted readers are when they win, … Continue reading

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A Brief Musical Interlude

Next month is April Fools, with Roxy Mews, S.L. Carpenter, newcomer Kayleigh Malcolm and me up to our usual April 1 hijinks. I’ll have more on my offering, Cin Wikkid (including a great blog tour giveaway), later this month. But … Continue reading

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Engaging Readers

Authors are told to read, read, read. I have to admit, between my own writing, studying how to write better, practicing flute, doing bills, keeping up with the house (well, not keeping up, more like running madly behind, trying to … Continue reading

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More-than-Human Characters and Why I Love Them–Guest Author Roxy Mews

Roxy has a great flow to her writing that I wish I could do. She makes even the most fantastic situations feel absolutely concrete through her natural, up-to-the-millisecond style. Today she’s sharing a bit of how she makes that happen. Please … Continue reading

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Sampling the New Year

Happy New Year! We have a rule around our house, one we started when it took us three years to get our home decluttered enough to put it on the market. If something comes in, something else has to go … Continue reading

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The Story I Thought I’d Never Write (PLUS 5 $10 egiftcard giveaway link)

Passion Bites released yesterday, and I couldn’t be more thrilled to share Luke & Alexis’s heartfelt story with you. I have to admit, I wasn’t sure if Luke’s story would ever be written. I usually write first loves– because I’m … Continue reading

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Overcoming fear–Guest Cheryl Yeko, Author & Acquiring Editor

Cheryl is a wonderful inspiration with a great sense of humor. I’m thrilled to have her as my guest today. Please welcome her to Magical Musings! Hi, Mary. Thank you for inviting me to visit with you at Magical Musings. I thought it’d … Continue reading

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Something for you this holidays

If you’re like me, this is an insanely busy season. Those hams and turkeys don’t baste themselves. The gifts don’t magically wrap each other, and it is a sad truth that the Decorator Elves exist only in fairy tales. You do all that. … Continue reading

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