When Steve and I did our phase two of three moves a year ago, I made a mental note that a large plastic tote that made its way into the attic held several dozen bound journals of my creative writing.
Both of my businesses were thriving when COVID-19 first showed itself in this country. I had a long list of ongoing projects through Beetle Press and had two manuscripts in the works for clients
Bug Byte: Small Mystery, Small World
Note: Bug Bytes are simple snippets, quick thoughts. Thanks for reading.
Thank you for a warm welcome!
I was so pleased with the response I received after announcing the launch for Janice Beetle Books. Thank you for taking the time to review the website and offer congratulations. It means a lot to me,
More Signs—and Insights Too
The universe sent me another sign. Via Craig Fear again. And again, in the form of a book. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was a Christmas gift from Craig. I packed it for a three-week
Craft ranges from Journalism to Children’s Books
When Joan Axelrod-Contrada was young, she was one of the children who cheered instead of groaned when doing grammar and writing exercises. “I loved how all the different parts of sentences came
Unbuttoned Offers Writers a Stage
It was hard to find a seat at Luthier’s one Tuesday night in October. The place was alive with writers. The bar was full, and beyond it, neat rows of chairs were nearly full. The atmosphere was
Tommy Twilite talks about Florence Poets Society and Silkworm 8
Tom Clark, otherwise known as Tommy Twilite, is a poet residing in Florence, Massachusetts. And for as long as he can remember, he’s been a poet and musician. “I have always been writing stuff,” Tommy
Filling a Niche for Local Authors
Steve Strimer says the Pioneer Valley is rich with authors who have something to say, and the traditional publishing world is getting more and more difficult for them to navigate. This set of