Meet Sarah Ashwood, the author of Aerisian Refrain

Hi everyone, and this week I'd like to introduce Sarah Ashwood to the Thursday Throng. Sarah is the author Aerisian Refrain, a science fantasy novel about a musician who finds herself in another world. Sarah is the author of many works published in a wide variety of anthologies, magazines, and webzines, as well as several novels. … Continue reading Meet Sarah Ashwood, the author of Aerisian Refrain

Meet Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates

Hi, and this week I'd like to introduce you all to Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates. After thirty-two years in one relationship, Renata divorced her husband and started a journey that she crafted on a daily basis, by using online dating sites. What is one thing that no-one would usually know about you? … Continue reading Meet Renata Lubinsky, author of Around Seattle in 80 Dates

Meet Diane Epps, author of Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny

Hi and this week, I'd like to introduce Diane Epps, a comedian who has written her fifth book, Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny. She says, "this effin’ book came about as a result of extreme frustration – accompanied by liberal usage of the eff word – when I heard … Continue reading Meet Diane Epps, author of Just Because I’m Not Effin’ Famous, Doesn’t Mean I’m Not Effin’ Funny

Meet Annie Douglass Lima, author of Heartsong

This week I'd like to welcome Annie Douglass Lima who spent most of her childhood in Kenya. She has been writing poetry, short stories, and novels since childhood, and to date has published seventeen books (fantasy, YA action and adventure novels, a puppet script, anthologies of her students’ poetry, and a Bible verse coloring and activity … Continue reading Meet Annie Douglass Lima, author of Heartsong

Changing the world doesn’t have to be through the ‘big’ stuff

Way back in 2012, I wrote a post on this blog about 'storming the castle'. That post was supposed to be the beginning of sharing with readers the journey I've taken over the last 23 years with the Hysterectomy Association. The problem was, back then, I was too shy, too worried about what other people … Continue reading Changing the world doesn’t have to be through the ‘big’ stuff

An interview with Julie Coons, author of This Does Not Leave This House

This week, I'd like to introduce Julie Coons, author of This Does Not Leave This House, a memoir from her childhood with an abusive mother. She wrote the book hoping to inspire positive change in the world. What is one thing that no-one would usually know about you? That I was an abused child What did the … Continue reading An interview with Julie Coons, author of This Does Not Leave This House

Meet Sarah Baethge, author of The Illumination Query

This week I'd like to introduce Sarah Baethge who is will be crowdfunding for her first novel, The Illumination Query, in June. She is looking for reviewers to post a review during the crowdfunding challenge. If you're interested you can get in touch with her through her blog here: http://sbaethge.blogspot.com. What is one thing that no-one would … Continue reading Meet Sarah Baethge, author of The Illumination Query