Open Book Blog Hop Dec 27: Dinner Guest(s)

Thanks to P.J Maclayne for today's topic. If you could invite anyone in  the world to be your dinner guest, who would you invite? You could open a book or Google to gain knowledge of a person, but I think to have an opportunity to sit down with someone in your home, in a coffee … Continue reading Open Book Blog Hop Dec 27: Dinner Guest(s)

Thursday Thoughts: A Book About Nothing (contains spoilers)

Now that NaNoWriMo is over, I have time to reflect on the process of writing a book. I am reminded by this iconic scene in pop culture: [Two men sit across from each other drinking coffee in a diner] “This should be the show.”“What should?”“This.”“Just talking?”“Just talking.”“About what?”“About nothing.”“Nothing?”“Nothing.”“You want to do a show about … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: A Book About Nothing (contains spoilers)

Nov 19 – Free Book Friday / Interview: In Conversation With Author Dani Hoots

Thank you, WordPress, for making the editing screen font really big after months of being really small. A warning or heads-up would have been nice. NaNoWriMo Totals to Date: 13 209 words, 18 cups of coffee, one cup of Earl Grey, one cup of tea (unknown), two glasses of Rum & Coke, one glass of … Continue reading Nov 19 – Free Book Friday / Interview: In Conversation With Author Dani Hoots

In Conversation with Author Cara Cilento

(This interview was originally posted on November 12, 2021) About the interviews: When I published my first book, I looked for ways to reach new readers, and being a brand new author, participating in various book bloggers interviews was a good way to start. Some interviews were standard questions, while others had more individuality built … Continue reading In Conversation with Author Cara Cilento

Spooky Sunday / Inktober Day 31(Risk): My First Horror Story (a risk in itself)

My First Horror Story: Ten Years If you haven't read yesterday's post yet, take a quick read for an introduction to this one: https://linesbyleon.com/2021/10/30/weekend-wrap-up-inktober-day-30-slither-somewhat-spooky-saturday/ Done? Great. Let's continue. Is horror much different from post-apocalyptic or science fiction? When I set out to write this one—yesterday—I wanted to make it an homage to the king of … Continue reading Spooky Sunday / Inktober Day 31(Risk): My First Horror Story (a risk in itself)

Weekend Wrap-up / Inktober Day 30 (Slither): Somewhat Spooky Saturday

October 30: Slither(yn) All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Weekend Wrap-up It's Saturday. "Tell us something we don't know..." When I realized that Halloween landed on a Sunday—how often does that happen? "More often than when it lands on Friday the 13th. Now, that would be spooky." Well anyway, I decided to take advantage of the alliterative … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up / Inktober Day 30 (Slither): Somewhat Spooky Saturday

Free Book Friday / Inktober Day 29 (Patch): My latest Interview- In Conversation With Author Elizabeth O’Carroll

October 29: Patch (Don't use Reggie's All Purpose Econo-patch) All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ About the interviews: When I published my first book, I looked for ways to reach new readers, and being a brand new author, participating in various book bloggers interviews was a good way to start. Some interviews were standard questions, while others … Continue reading Free Book Friday / Inktober Day 29 (Patch): My latest Interview- In Conversation With Author Elizabeth O’Carroll

Thursday Thoughts / Inktober Day 28: No Thoughts at All…

October 28: Crispy "Doug Jines likes his bacon crisp." If you know where that comes from, congratulations, you are in an elite group. Well, maybe not elite, but less that most people will recognize the reference. All previous drawings: https://linesbyleon.com/inktober/ Thursday Thoughts:  Ever have no thoughts at all? Some times it’s easy and we don’t … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts / Inktober Day 28: No Thoughts at All…