Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about the topic PLEAD #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about  the topic PLEAD Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. “Mom—” she pleaded, unconsciously reaching out to the woman who’d cuddled her when she’d fallen off her bicycle and scraped her knee, but there was no break in…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about the topic ASK #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about  the topic ASK Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. “Hey, I know this one.” He shifted his feet. “I rescued you. The whole senior class knew you’d asked seven other guys before me.” Vicki Batman His plan…

All About Haiku Poetry

By Joanne Guidoccio Today is National Haiku Poetry Day, a day aside to encourage everyone to try his/her hand at poetry. Haiku poetry is a classical form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and consists of three lines with the following syllable pattern: First Line – 5 syllables Second Line – 7 syllables Third Lines…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about the topic EASTER #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about  the topic EASTER Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. Tears finally streamed like a Brazos River waterfall in the spring. Marsha West Coupled with the Festival of Leaves in the fall, the Festival of Tulips in the…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about the topic TEASE #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about  the topic TEASE Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. “Maybe someday in the future,” she teased. “Shot down again? Oh well.” “Wounded, but not killed.” Marian Lanouette The sun shone on her white hair, contrasting with the…

A Tale of Two Trailers

While querying A Season for Killing Blondes, I started another writing project, one that I hoped would distract me from the seemingly endless process of trying to find a home for my first novel. The words flowed quickly and, in less than one year’s time, I had written, edited, and polished Between Land and Sea,…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about the topic FOOL #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about  the topic FOOL Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. Rosa shook her head. “Does she really think that no one is watching when that black Mercedes shows up in her driveway? Half of Moonglo is Italian. Who…

Physical Distancing & Social Connection

This is a term I heard Rabbi Rottenberg use in a CNBC report recently. His synagogue in Rockland County, NY experienced a mass shooting over a year ago. The reporters were checking back with the Rabbi to see how his congregation was managing in the current crisis. He made the point, that while they were…

Sneak Off and Read: Lines all about the topic NEED #RSsos #RomSuspense

#OneLineSunday by #RSsos Lines all about  the topic NEED Interested in reading more? Click on the book covers below for information about the novel and the author. Levi watched Holly. Her reticence was a cloak she hid behind like a safety net. She didn’t need to protect herself from him, but that was something she…

In Praise of Quotes

In my late teens, I started a quote collection. I would underline sentences (and sometimes entire paragraphs) in books and jot down inspiring thoughts from other print media. I would then copy these words of wisdom into a journal. When I joined Pinterest, I set aside a page—Words I Love— where I recopied these quotes….