Category Archives: Books

Outlander Revisited

In May 2015 I wrote about the Starz TV extravaganza Outlander, having discovered this time-travel/romance/historical adventure toward the end of Season One. Talk about hooked, I could not get enough of Outlander, which, of course, then extended to the entire … Continue reading

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Bringing Characters to Life

Creating intriguing characters in a novel can be quite the challenge; but when several characters make an easy connection that drives the story forward, there’s no denying the level of writing satisfaction. As was the case with this scene in … Continue reading

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Love Me Some Outlander

As a huge fan of historical fiction, I take my pleasure in a variety of formats, whether they be print books, eBooks, movies, or TV Series. Among my current TV favorites in the blood-letting category would have to be Game … Continue reading

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Back on Track

Still working on my current work-in-progress (WIP) another Savino Sister Mystery, this one entitled, Memories To Die For, which I’d planned on finishing by the end of 2014. But life kept getting in the way, sidetracking me for the past … Continue reading

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Books and More Books

What’s on your bookshelves and where are those shelves located? Mine are scattered throughout the house, starting with our family room with a wall of built-ins surrounding the fireplace. And no, those shelves are not an excuse to display decorative … Continue reading

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Favorite Time for Creativity

Phew! We, as in Hubby D and I, have survived another holiday season. Son #1 and family came from two directions, Wyoming and Upstate New York, making Christmas extra special for the entire Giacoletto clan. To add to the ten-day … Continue reading

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My 2014 Year and Reading List

Happy New Year! I hope this past year ended on a note as positive for you as mine was for me. Although everyday life prevented me from accomplishing all of my 2014 writing and personal goals, I did manage to … Continue reading

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