Author Updates, Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth!

It's been a while since my last post. As usual, when I'm involved in a project, time gets away from me. But I couldn't let this important day go by without recognition. A day of celebration and reflection on how far we progressed and how much further we need to grow. Happy Juneteenth! WIP Updates… Continue reading Happy Juneteenth!

New Year's Day

New Year’s Day Tradition

Do You Have A New Year's Day Tradition? I’ve maintained Southern traditions, although I’ve lived in New York City most of my life. It’s always been a family tradition to ring in the New Year with black-eyed peas, which supposedly bodes good fortune for the year. But don’t welcome the New Year before throwing out… Continue reading New Year’s Day Tradition

Happy New Year

Welcome 2022!

https://videopress.com/v/jcVMPBUM?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&autoPlay=true&loop=true&preloadContent=metadata I've been absent for six months but not gone, just busy as ever writing the second book of the Simone Doucet Series. I needed a respite from my blog/social media and didn't think twice, just took it. And the break was well worth it. Renewed, I'm ready to start 2022 with a better mindset… Continue reading Welcome 2022!

Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth!

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” ~ Toni Morrison “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.” ~ Langston Hughes Great Books By Black Authors In honor of Juneteenth, I am celebrating amazing black authors. The list below comprises my reading goal… Continue reading Happy Juneteenth!

Book Blog Tour

Blog Book Tour – Keepers of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book 1) by E. Denise Billups, June-18-21, 2021

Thanks Blackthorn Blog Book Tours and reviewers for hosting and reviewing Keepers of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book 1)! Reviewers Participating In The Tour! @amishaquips @BitsOfInkling @Geauxgetlit @Kathleenfoxxwrites @midnight_snitch @mrsswiftnibtwirlspages @readwithdenesor @taiye.writes.and.reads.stuff @Tea.tiara.read.repeat https://henryroipr.com/blackthorn-book-tours/ Happy Reading!

Author Updates, Books

Awww! A Little Normalcy

May 2021 went by extremely fast. I just remember turning the calendar to a beautiful May image on the kitchen wall. Now, it's June. I have to attribute the speedy end of May to being stuck behind the laptop, writing and reading, and from time recuperating from the Covid vaccine. VAX This time last year,… Continue reading Awww! A Little Normalcy

Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal – Tainted Harvest: Simone Doucet Series (Book 1) by E. Denise Billups

Yoo-hoo! Happy Memorial Day! After a long break from blogging, I am excited to be back to share with you my just-released cover for book one in the Simone Doucet Series, Tainted Harvest. The cover design is by the talented graphic artist Matt Davies of VeryMuchSo.Agency. Here It Is! Author: E. Denise Billups Title: Tainted… Continue reading Cover Reveal – Tainted Harvest: Simone Doucet Series (Book 1) by E. Denise Billups

Books, Reading List

Read, Write, Live #AmReading #AmWriting

Author Update After a long stint of writing, I've come up for air again. I'm on the last mile of my current book, Tainted Harvest, a paranormal historical fiction piece, which started out as a short story but begged to be a novella. Hopefully, before February ends, the manuscript will be in the editor's hand… Continue reading Read, Write, Live #AmReading #AmWriting

Cover Reveal

#Cover Reveal| Keepers Of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book One) – E. Denise Billups @DeniseBillups #amreading #bookcover

Cover Reveal Title: Keepers of the Gate: Twilight Ends (Book One) Author: E. Denise Billups Publication Date: To Be Announced Soon Genre: Paranormal Historical Fiction https://www.youtube.com/embed/CbTn1r8NUTk Blurb Through an ancient doorway in time, souls never die. A cosmic thread of infinite, predestined love survives. In 1779 Kanadasaga, Sullivan's Expedition torched a Seneca village, and many… Continue reading #Cover Reveal| Keepers Of The Gate: Twilight Ends (Book One) – E. Denise Billups @DeniseBillups #amreading #bookcover